SEPARATISM

  • Separatism in Kashmir has come down: ex National Security Adviser September 24, 2014

    London: While secessionist tendencies in Kashmir have reduced substantially, former National Security Adviser MK Narayanan has warned against a new version of jihad in India posed by al-Qaeda and cyber terrorism. "In Kashmir, separatism has come down substantially," the former director of Intelligence Bureau said at a lecture on Wednesday. Describing...
  • PM takes on Modi on development, politics of 'negativism' November 17, 2013

    In a frontal attack on Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said there were several question marks over Gujarat model of development and accused him and BJP of resorting to falsehood and twisting facts to target rivals. Addressing a rally, he blamed BJP for bringing down the standard of...
  • Book review: 'Patriots and Partisans' February 15, 2013

    North, south; urban, rural; BIMARU, developed; Hindu, Muslim; left wing, right wing; upper caste, Dalitthese are just a handful of the 'million mutinies' brewing in India. Juxtapose this with the idea of unity, of one India and the difficulty of being a liberal person in India comes through. It is...
  • Thousands flock to join Indian Army in Kashmir February 19, 2011

    Srinagar: More than 8,000 Kashmiri young men on Saturday thronged a recruitment rally in Kashmir Valley's Ganderbal district to join the Indian Army. Braving rain and sleet, the youths reached the Manasbal Sainik School in north Kashmir early morning hoping to join the millionstrong army. The recruitment is being held to recruit...
  • Petition against Arundhati, Geelani withdrawn January 27, 2011

    New Delhi: A petition seeking action against hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani, writer Arundhati Roy and four others for allegedly making antiIndia speeches last year was withdrawn from the Delhi High Court on Thursday after Delhi Police told the court that a police complaint has already been lodged. "Now, the...