Amarnath Yatra attack shows system has failed Kashmir, its youth: Situation is the worst in nearly a decade
Monday's attack on pilgrims of the Amarnath yatra is one more indicator of just how badly the situation in Kashmir has deteriorated.
Kashmir's Pulwama a headache for Indian Army: Residents' sympathy for militants make it impossible to check terrorism
Some areas of this South Kashmir district have been virtually turned out of bounds for the security forces by the terrorists who are bolstered by a strong network of supporters, absence of mainstream political activity and the low morale of the police force there.
Peace incomplete if Kashmiri Pandits feel they can't live here again, says Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti
Asking displaced Kashmir Pandits to pray for peace on Mahashivratri, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that the peace in Jammu and Kashmir will remain elusive unless and until Pandits do not feel that they will be able to live in the Valley "again".
Over the past two years, our rulers ignored the rage among youth in kashmir, as it built to fever pitch. Indeed, the state apparatus presided over the coalescence of that rage like an emperor fiddling while his citadel burnt.
A teenager was shot dead by security forces in the Kashmir Valley during a strike called by hardline Hurriyat Conference against the recent killing of two youths in an army operation in Tral.
The Centre on Friday said that "no democracy will want to have a law like AFSPA", but the fate of the controversial act in Jammu and Kashmir will be decided after a thorough consultation with all stakeholders.