Dilip Padgaonkar

  • J&K: Centre's interlocutors face protests in Jammu September 2, 2012

    Jammu: Centre's former interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir, who were scheduled to meet several delegations to discuss the recommendations made in their report, on Sunday faced protests by the activists of various organisations following which they were forced to return back from the meeting venue. However, later, after the protesters were...
  • J&K interlocutors to submit report on Wednesday October 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The threemember Central panel on Jammu Kashmir will on Wednesday submit its report to Union Home Minister P Chidambaram, after which the government will examine the recommendations of a "roadmap" suggested by them. Announced exactly a year ago, the team of three interlocutors Dilip Padgaonkar, Radha Kumar and...
  • Afzal case will have impact in J&K: Padgaonkar August 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir interlocutor Dilip Padgaonkar says a decision on 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's case could have repercussions in the Valley. Padgaonkar has drawn a parallel with the hanging of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front founder Maqbool Bhatt. "I am principally opposed to capital punishment. But if...
  • Devil's Advocate: in conversation with J&K interlocutors October 31, 2010

    On this week's episode of Devil's Advocate Karan Thapar talk with the J&K interlocutors on the pressing political issue that Kashmir has become. ...
  • Interlocutors earn BJP ire after comments on azadi October 28, 2010

    New Delhi: After the interlocutors concluded their fourday visit to the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday came down heavily on Radha Kumar, one of the three Kashmir interlocutors, for her reported suggestion that the constitution could be amended to accommodate a "discussion on the...
  • J&K interlocutors overstepping brief: BJP October 24, 2010

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) alleges the Jammu and Kashmir interlocutors, who were appointed by the Centre, have overstepped their brief by talking about the Pakistan dimension of the Kashmir issue. After Dilip Padgaonkar, who heads the panel, spoke of a Pakistan dimension to the Kashmir issue. A day...
  • Kashmir interlocutors: Valley disappointed October 14, 2010

    New Delhi: The Centre has announced the names of interlocutors for Jammu and Kashmir but the Valley is disappointed with no political faces among them. The Home Ministry chose eminent journalist Dilip Padgaonkar, Information Commissioner M M Ansari and academician Professor Radha Kumar as interlocutors in the Jammu and Kashmir...
  • Orissa govt failed to protect Christians: panel January 17, 2008

    New Delhi: The attacks on Christians in Orissa’s Khandamal district in December were “pre-planned” and the state government was “negligent” in controlling the violence, the National Minority Commission has said. Commission members Dilip Padgaonkar and Zoya Hasan, who toured Khandamal to probe allegations by Christians, said in Delhi on Thursday...