Pakistan has tended to concentrate its fire downwards of Poonch on the LoC where it has an advantage over India and across the international boundary.
By: Bharat Bhushan Instead of carrying forward the legacy of former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s actions have seriously eroded the constituency for peace, dialogue and reconciliation in Jammu and Kashmir. The border with Pakistan has been deliberately heated up. The argument for an offensive posture is that the Pakistan […]
By: Towseef Ahmad The actions that yield the greatest good to the society are termed as utilitarian actions. The moral and egalitarian approaches encompass the stratification of moral interface and posit the moral trajectories in the constructs of differential utility. The emotions and empathy premise to it, provides the contours of the greater extent of […]
Political persecution goes unabated in Gilgit-Baltistan. According to reports, Advocate Ehsan Ali, President of the Gilgit Baltistan Supreme Appellate Court Bar Association and ex-Chairman of Awami Action Committee (AAC) re-shared a photograph from a recent Iranian protests on social media on his Facebook page in January (date not specified) 2018. The photograph, showing a woman […]
A festival is an event celebrated by a community based on religion or tradition. There are many types of festivals in the world and most countries celebrate cultural events and traditions as well. For making the public participation easier, the list of festivals are been published and most of them are associated with National holidays. […]
By: Farhan Zahid The emergence of violent Barelvi extremism in Pakistan was brought sharply to the country’s attention last year when Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah, an Islamist political party, staged an almost month-long sit-in that later turned violent. The party objected to an alleged change to the wording of the oath of office contained […]
By: Towseef Ahmad The concept of right is an important asset with the contemporary world. It is that element of law, politics, justice and ethics which has reached here during a historical process to differentiate a certain degree of difference between “expositorial right” and right as “it ought to be”. It is the result of […]
The PM and President of AJK are members of the council by virtue of their office only. All executive powers of the council are vested in its chairman — the PM of Pakistan
By: Manzoor Gilani Current Prime Minister (PM) of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Raja Farooq Haider Khan, recently stirred up a debate related to directives issued by Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on February 15, ordering that the AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) councils be disbanded. These councils are designed to act as substitutes to Parliament […]
BJP thought it had a huge rhetorical advantage on corruption but after Nirav Modi, it looks like this issue will be a draw
By: Pratap Bhanu Mehta Corruption and plutocracy were major issues in the 2014 election. Those issues helped delegitimise the UPA government. It is now worth asking how they are going to play out in the near future in the wake of the so-called Nirav Modi scam, and what ramifications they might have for India’s political […]
Diamond merchant Nirav Modi is the prime accused in the recently surfaced banking scam and is guilty of transmitting funds worth about 11,500 Crore from Punjab National Bank which is a Public Sector Bank. This scam is considered as one of the biggest banking scams in India and across the globe as well. This has […]
Ignorance of responsibility is no excuse.
As long as I have understood it, I think life is a beautiful thing. It’s a great blessing. Some things are more beautiful some less. Some things hurt, and some moments are testing, causing a lot of pain. But it’s all good, if you try to be good and spread goodness in all the directions. […]