Category Archives: Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan Left Optionless After India’s Article 370 Jolt; By Jai Kumar Verma

CAS Article No. 30/2019 September 17, 2019 Courtesy: Aviation & Defence Universe Pakistan army as well as civilian government were caught napping when on 5 August 2019 Modi government defanged Article 370. Pakistan army which proclaims to be saviour of Pakistan and its ideology always claimed that they will snatch Kashmir from India through covert operations. The poor Pakistani masses were spending large amount on the maintenance of defence forces… Read Article →

Pakistan Reacts Expectedly To Indian Government’s Decision To Reorganise J&K: By J K Verma

CAS Article No. 26/2019 August 09, 2019 Courtesy: Aviation and Defence Universe Announcement of Reorganisation of Jammu & Kashmir, Repealing of Articles 370 and Abrogation of Article 35A by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi got the expected response from Pakistan. Our neighbour got a strong jolt after Modi’s 5th August 2019, Monday morning roar in Indian Parliament. And it took his Home Minister just two days to clear the decision with… Read Article →

Al Qaeda video a desperate attempt to revive dying Kashmir militancy ; By J K Verma

CAS Article No. 21/2019 July 22, 2019 Courtesy: South Asia Monitor Raveesh Kumar, spokesperson for India’s Ministry of External Affairs, commenting on the latest video issued by al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, rightly stated on July 11 that Indian security forces are capable of safeguarding the country;s sovereignty and territorial integrity against any attack. He also stated that India had received such threats in the past and those threats were… Read Article →

Solution of Kashmir problem lies in the removal of Articles 370 and 35A; By J. K. Verma

CAS Article No. 14/2019 June 17 2019 Courtesy: South Asia Monitor The main causes of the Kashmir problem stem from the past. They include preventing Indian forces from completely evicting Pakistani invaders from Kashmir, referring Kashmir to the United Nations, agreeing to a plebiscite and the promulgation of Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution of India. Kashmir could not be integrated into India because of Article 370 and its offshoot,… Read Article →

Cross Border Terrorism Results In Suspension Of India-Pakistan Dialogue; By JK Verma

CAS Article No. 057/2018  September 27, 2018 Courtesy: Aviation and Defence Universe India cancelled the resumption of talks with Pakistan within 24 hours of agreeing for the meeting of Foreign Ministers of both the countries. Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi had to meet on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly meeting at New York next week. India agreed to resume… Read Article →

Repealing Of Article 35A Is One Of The Ways Ahead In Kashmir; By J.K.Verma

CAS Article No. 050/2018 Courtesy: Aviation & Defence Universe It is the hottest debate in the country at the moment making the earlier uninitiated millions now experts on the problem of Kashmir and its constitutional solution by repealing the till now lesser known sibling of Article 370-Article 35A. On August 6th the Apex Court adjourned the crucial hearing of Article 35A and declared that the hearing will commence from August 27. A… Read Article →

Operation All-Out Is A Success; By JK Verma

CAS article no. 001/2018 Courtesy: Aviation and Defence Universe The security forces in J&K are all out to eliminate terrorist organisations by targeting their leaders. And Operation All Out is in full swing to reduce the number of hardcore terrorists which was increasing rapidly. In 2017 not only several local youths who joined terrorism were also eliminated but the number of Kashmiris attending the funerals of slain terrorists is considerably reduced. In… Read Article →

Surgical Strike In POK Has Set The Trend In The Minds Of The Nation; By J.K. Verma

CAS article no. 0047/2017 Courtesy: Aviation Defence Universe A year since the nation basked in reflected glory of the brave soldiers’ of the Special Forces of the Indian Army, having undertaken successfully the operation of the 21st century to date and the country’s latest buzzword is surgical strikes. India is celebrating the first anniversary of the surgical strike of September 29 2016,in which the valiant soldiers of Indian army entered Pakistan… Read Article →

Modi’s POK-Balochistan Ploy: Gambit or Game Plan?; By Col. R. Hariharan

CAS article no. 0142/2016 Courtesy: Deccan Chronicle  Though Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on Independence Day covered a wide range of issues, it was his reference to Pakistan’s human rights aberrations in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (including Gilgit Baltistan) and Balochistan that triggered a lot of speculation about a new Indian narrative on Kashmir. No PM before Modi had ever raised the issue of Pakistan’s poor human rights record in POK… Read Article →

It is Time to Call Pakistan’s Bluff on Kashmir; By Jai Kumar Verma

CAS article no. 0128/2016 Courtesy: South Asia Monitor The party in power in Islamabad,Pakistan, the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N), won 31 out of  the 49 seats(direct election is held for only 41 seats) in the assembly elections of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) held on July 21, 2016. A total of 26 political parties and 423 candidates participated in this farcical elections. The performance of other political parties was very dismal… Read Article →