Category Archives: PoK

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 →