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Nomadic nature of Pakistan's Bakarwals in danger, as community faces weather, administrative issues
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Nomadic nature of Pakistan's Bakarwals in danger, as community faces weather, administrative issues

For centuries, Bakarwals have centred their lives around rearing sheep and goats (bakra in Urdu) and even today accompany their herds across mountains and meadows.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Won't change my horse 'Azad Kashmir's' name, says Pakistan's equestrian Usman Khan
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Won't change my horse 'Azad Kashmir's' name, says Pakistan's equestrian Usman Khan

Indian Olympic officials are reportedly seeking legal advice on whether the name represents a political statement.

Fundamental rights in Gilgit-Baltistan lower priority compared to resolution of Kashmir dispute, suggests Pakistan SC judgment
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Fundamental rights in Gilgit-Baltistan lower priority compared to resolution of Kashmir dispute, suggests Pakistan SC judgment

For those unaware of the black hole that is Gilgit-Baltistan, it is not constitutionally part of Pakistan, and was hived away from the original state of Jammu and Kashmir in 1949.

Pakistani helicopter that violated Indian airspace in Poonch was carrying PoK 'prime minister', say reports
India

Pakistani helicopter that violated Indian airspace in Poonch was carrying PoK 'prime minister', say reports

Raja Farooq Haider, the prime minister of 'Azad Kashmir', was reportedly in the helicopter that breached Indian airspace in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector.

UN report on alleged human rights violations in Kashmir is tilted heavily in Pakistan's favour, ignores need for army action
India

UN report on alleged human rights violations in Kashmir is tilted heavily in Pakistan's favour, ignores need for army action

The UN report dedicates 33 pages on alleged human rights violations by India in Kashmir and a mere seven on the same by Pakistan.

NC leader Farooq Abdullah claims PoK belongs to Pakistan; rejects the idea of 'Azad Kashmir'
India

NC leader Farooq Abdullah claims PoK belongs to Pakistan; rejects the idea of 'Azad Kashmir'

Farooq Abdullah said that talk of an independent Kashmir was "wrong" as Valley is landlocked and surrounded by three nuclear powers— China, Pakistan, and India.

Imam Bukhari asks Nawaz Sharif to resolve Kashmir issue, persuade militants to lay down arms
India

Imam Bukhari asks Nawaz Sharif to resolve Kashmir issue, persuade militants to lay down arms

Syed Ahmed Bukhari, has written to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif urging him to persuade militant youth and Hurriyat leaders to agree for a ceasefire and resolve Kashmir issue

Congress slams Modi govt over not objecting to US reference to J&K as 'Indian-administered Kashmir'
Politics

Congress slams Modi govt over not objecting to US reference to J&K as 'Indian-administered Kashmir'

Congress criticised the government for not objecting to the US reference to "Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir" in designating Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist.

Gilgit-Baltistan move and Hizbul chief's video reveal Pakistan's true Islamo-fascist agenda in Kashmir
India

Gilgit-Baltistan move and Hizbul chief's video reveal Pakistan's true Islamo-fascist agenda in Kashmir

Gilgit-Baltistan is a part of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir and Islamabad's move to formally annex it will be in blatant violation of every agreement, resolution and declaration.

Criminalising chants of azadi: It's not seditious and Naidu's assertions are mangling the law
India

Criminalising chants of azadi: It's not seditious and Naidu's assertions are mangling the law

In that interview, Naidu stated that the Centre was mulling upon bringing slogans for azadi within the ambit of sedition (defined under Section 124 A of the Indian Penal Code) because they create a "divisive mindset" and "were always followed by violence".

Kashmir unrest: Police finds govt employees organise anti-India marches, indulge in stone pelting
India

Kashmir unrest: Police finds govt employees organise anti-India marches, indulge in stone pelting

On 19 September, Lateef Ahmad Malik, a junior laboratory assistant in sheep husbandry department, woke up during the night to the rumble of vehicles outside his house at Andresh colony, Bemina, in Srinagar city.

Bloodbath in the brook: JNU, the 'national project' and the anti-national debate
Politics

Bloodbath in the brook: JNU, the 'national project' and the anti-national debate

What matters is whether the nation remains representative of its people or not. Our country at Independence inherited more territory than areas where the national movement was strong. On the other hand, we lost areas of strong nationalism in partition. It's a fact and must be faced. There is no nation without a national hegemonic project.

How India's top brass plans to deal with terror fomented in Pakistan
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How India's top brass plans to deal with terror fomented in Pakistan

India’s top strategic brass is well aware of the upcoming dangers of big-ticket terror strikes in India choreographed by elements in Pakistan. The extremely volatile political situation in Pakistan has made such a possibility starker.

India cancels talks over Kashmir: What is PM Modi's new Pakistan policy?
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India cancels talks over Kashmir: What is PM Modi's new Pakistan policy?

The reaction from the Government of India seems extreme since meetings between Pakistani officials and Kashmiri separatists are now quite mundane. But the Modi government had its reasons.