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#5333, 31 July 2017
J&K Focus
Handling J&K: What is Right and What More Needs To Be Done?

Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain identifies a strategy to deal with the situation in J&K over the coming months
#5327, 17 July 2017
Three Years of the Modi Government
Jammu & Kashmir Policy: Innovative Solutions Needed

Sarral Sharma reviews the state-of-affairs in J&K and says New Delhi will require to employ innovative solutions to address the internal dimension of the security situation
#5299, 16 June 2017
Evolving Situation in J&K: Summer 2017 (Part II)
Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain writes why summer 2017 in J&K will be about getting a mix of hard and soft power right, and makes recommendations towards the same
#5292, 7 June 2017
J&K Focus
Evolving Situation in J&K: Summer 2017 (Part I)

Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain analyses the changing nature of militancy in Jammu & Kashmir and identifies impending issues that need to be addressed.
#5276, 27 April 2017
IPCS Discussion
Lok Sabha By-polls: Reading Jammu and Kashmir

Sarral Sharma reports on the proceedings of the discussion held on 18 March 2017
#5272, 19 April 2017
Special Commentary
Jammu and Kashmir: A Saga of Neglect

Arun Chaudhary comments on the deteriorating situation in the state, drawing from his own experiences in the armed forces
#5270, 14 April 2017
Evolving External Influence in Jammu and Kashmir (Part II)
Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain identifies recent developments that might have a bearing on the situation in J&K in the coming months
#5266, 12 April 2017
J&K Focus
Evolving External Influence in Jammu and Kashmir (Part I)

Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain identifies recent developments that might have a bearing on the situation in J&K in the coming months
#5241, 6 March 2017
J&K Focus
J&K: A Strategy is What May Still Be Elusive

Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain writes that it would be imperative for India to identify key goals and develop an overarching detailed and comprehensive strategy vis-a-vis Jammu and Kashmir
#5239, 24 February 2017
J&K: Need for an Urgent Review
Dr Ashok Bhan argues that the political leadership at the Centre and in the State urgently need to take appropriate initiatives to in order to prevent recurrence and escalation of the violence and protests of 2016
#5226, 29 January 2017
IPCS Discussion
'Faith, Unity, Discipline: The ISI of Pakistan'

Sarral Sharma reports on the proceedings of the discussion held on 18 January 2017
#5213, 31 December 2016
J&K Focus
The Ominous Calm is both Good and Bad for J&K

Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain analyses the calm in Kashmir and makes recommendations for the Army and the civilian administration towards bringing stability to the state
#5193, 28 November 2016
J&K Focus
An Opportunity to Bring Heart Back to Kashmir

Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain writes that an opportunity is emerging for New Delhi to bring normalcy back to Kashmir, and recommends ways to utilise it
#5190, 25 November 2016
Restraint to Retribution: Modi’s New Normal and Nawaz Sharif’s Challenge
Lt Gen (Retd) AS Lamba analyses Indian and Pakistani military and political responses to the escalating tensions between the two countries
#5164, 2 November 2016
Kashmir Focus
After the Surgical Strikes

Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain assesses the security situation in J&K and identifies ways forward for India
#5141, 30 September 2016
India-Pakistan: Whither Surgical Strike?
Muhammad Faisal comments on the possibility, feasibility and potential implications of the recently announced 'surgical strike' by India
  
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'The People Next Door: The Curious History of India's Relations with Pakistan'
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Dominant Narratives on Kashmir: Evolving Security Dynamics in the Valley
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News
Army orders inquiry into youths' killing in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam
Zee News, 4 November 2014
Srinagar: The Army has ordered an inquiry into the killing of two youths by its soldiers in a firing incident in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district, a statement said on Tuesday. "Army regrets the loss of lives and has ordered an inquiry into...

J&K govt playing politics with refugees: BJP
Hindustan Times, 20 October 2014
BJP on Sunday hit out at the Jammu andKashmir government, saying it was playing politics with the miseries of the refugees from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and West Pakistan.

ISIS Flag Incident in J&K Should Not Be Undermined: BJP
Outlook, 17 October 2014
Voicing concern over incidents of waiving of ISIS flag in Srinagar, BJP today said such actions should be dealt with sternly and the "threat" must not be "undermined".

J&K: LeT terrorist arrested from Pulwama
IBN Live, 17 October 2014
Srinagar: Security forces on Friday arrested a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist from south Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Firing abates along the border in J&K; Pakistan holds high-level meet to decide on further action
IBN Live, 10 October 2014
Jammu: After nine days of heavy firing and mortar shelling from across the border, the situation de-escalated along the 192-km long International Border in Jammu. But Pakistani forces opened fire on four Indian border out posts in Kathua district of...

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