Category Archives: India-Pakistan

Is India Legitimately Worried Of Growing Russia-Pakistan Ties?; By JK Verma

CAS article no. 0005/2017 Courtesy: Aviation & Defence Universe  Post cold-war years and disintegration of erstwhile USSR have resulted into changed equations between many past friendships and India-Russia relations is one of them. Both have each other but have also found new friends in the region and beyond. The two nations since India’s independence remained on a strong footing, although defence cooperation was the fulcrum of the rapport.  But the… Read Article →

New ISI Chief Might Tow New Army Chief’s Line; By Jai Kumar Verma

CAS article no. 0165/2016 Courtesy: Aviation & Defence Universe  On December 11, newly appointed Kashmir proficient Pakistani Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, abruptly removed Lt. General Rizwan Akhtar and appointed Lt.General Naveed Mukhtar as Director General of military controlled Inter Services Intelligence (ISI). Lt. General Mukhtar is an old hand of ISI and remained chief of counter-terrorism wing of the sinister ISI. Lt. General Rizwan Akhtar who became ISI… Read Article →

China-Pakistan corridor against India’s strategic interests; By Jai Kumar Verma

CAS article no. 0154/2016 Courtesy: South Asia Monitor The much-touted $46 billion, 3,000-km-long China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) links Gwadar port in the troubled state of Balochistan to China’s restive autonomous region of Xinjiang. The project, which is an extension of China’s ambitious One-Belt-One-Road scheme, passes through Gilgit and Baltistan areas which are part of Jammu and Kashmir which is Indian territory but illegally occupied by Pakistan. Hence, the CPEC is… Read Article →

India bristles as China woos Himalayan neighbour; By Shastri Ramachandaran

CAS article no. 0051/2016 Courtesy: DNA Yet another South Asian country, Nepal, is falling for the charms of China. The language of this new dalliance, regardless of where it may lead, is causing unease in India. Arriving in Beijing on March 20 for a week-long visit, Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that his country’s relationship with China was “as high as the Himalayas”, which he said symbolised friendship…. Read Article →

ISI-sponsored Terrorism is a Stumbling Block in Indo- Pak Relations; By Jai Kumar Verma

CAS article no. 0039/2016 Courtesy: The Indian Saga  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif led civilian government in Pakistan and the Modi government have shown desire to have cordial relations as both of them won elections on the premise of growth and development. Both the Prime Ministers – Mr. Modi and Mr Nawaz Sharif know that the neighbouring  countries can progress if the animosity between them ends as they are spending their… Read Article →

ISI-sponsored Drug Menace in Punjab a Security Nightmare for India; By Jai Kumar Verma

CAS article no. 0025/2016 Courtesy: South Asia Monitor The Pakistani military-controlled Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) is pumping illegal drugs of more than Rs.7500 crores (USD1100 million) every year into the state of Punjab in India. In doing so, the nefarious ISI is killing many birds with a single stone. Firstly, the illegal money generated through drug trafficking is utilized in funding numerous terrorist outfits which carry out terrorist activities in… Read Article →

Indo-Pak ties: Talks must go on; By Jai Kumar Verma

CAS article no. 0021/2016 Courtesy: “Bureaucracy Today” January 16-31, 2016 In both Pathankot Airbase terror attack and the strike on the Indian Consulate at Mazar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan in the first week of January 2016, the terrorists mentioned that they were avenging the hanging of Afzal Guru in India. The responsibility for the Pathankot attack was taken by the United Jihad Council (UJC) which is an umbrella organisation of about 13 terrorist outfits operating in Kashmir. But no terrorist organisation had taken… Read Article →

Pathankot Fallout for Peace Talks; By Jai Kumar Verma

CAS article no. 0020/2016 Courtesy: South Asia Monitor It is time to pay back Pakistan in the same coin.  United Jihad Council (UJC) took the responsibility of January 2 attack on Pathankot Airbase, however it was the handiwork of Jaish-e-Mohammed (J-e-M) and UJC owned it on behest of the sinister Inter Services Intelligence (ISI). UJC was constituted in 1994 on the initiative of ISI to unite the diverse terrorist groups… Read Article →

India-Pakistan talks: Modi gives cause for new hope; By Shastri Ramachandaran

CAS article no:  0045/2015 Courtesy: DNA At last, 18 months after he became Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has taken the most important step towards normalising relations with Pakistan. His sending External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to Pakistan is a laudable step. More laudable is the way Swaraj — who in her August press conference tore into Pakistan and justified the talks being called off — conducted herself in Islamabad with… Read Article →