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17 Facts Exposing the Pulwama Terror Attack & the Balakot Surgical Strike

17 Facts Exposing the Pulwama Terror Attack & the Balakot Surgical Strike

The nation has stood as one in condemning the dastardly suicide terror attack carried out by the Pakistan based Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) on the CRPF Bus that has led to the tragic death of 44 of our Jawans. Across the country, people have mourned and have come together in this hour of crisis and sorrow. The Pulwama terror attack, the Surgical[Read More…]

Pulwama terror strike: The surprising Intelligence failure

Pulwama terror strike: The surprising Intelligence failure

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) data revels that the terror attack in the country saw a major decline since the Narendra Modi government came to power. The data was presented by the Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir in a written statement in the Parliament. The MHA said in the last 5 years from 2014 to 2018,[Read More…]

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IAPI condemns attacks on Kashmiris in the wake of Pulwama incident

IAPI condemns attacks on Kashmiris in the wake of Pulwama incident

Canada-based Indians Abroad for Pluralist India (IAPI) came out with a strong statement on Sunday, February 24, against recent attacks on Kashmiris across India, The right wing Hindu nationalists started targeting innocent Kashmiris settled outside Kashmir state of India following a February 14 suicide bombing that left more than 40 Indian soldiers dead in Pulwama. The dead soldiers belonged to[Read More…]

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PADS condemns mob violence against Kashmiri students and traders after Pulwama attack

PADS condemns mob violence against Kashmiri students and traders after Pulwama attack

Kashmiri students, traders and workmen have suffered violent attacks in different parts of the country after a suicide bomber of jihadi terrorist oraganisation JeM killed more than forty CRPF jawans in Pulwama in Kashmir valley. Students in Dehradun, Ambala, Jaipur and Yavatmal were physically threatened and forced to leave. Two institutions in Dehradun have given a written undertaking to the[Read More…]

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Pulwama Aftermath: Freedom of Speech and Present India

Pulwama Aftermath: Freedom of Speech and Present India

Freedom of speech became a debatable issue in India during the regime of Modi government. From 2014, criticism against any government policy or step becomes the activity of anti-national. Nobody dares to speak against the authority. Even in Indian constitution, article 19 guarantees the right “to freedom of speech and expression.” However, the constitution also allows the government to limit freedom[Read More…]

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Pulwama Attack and the Disclosure of a Mindset

Pulwama Attack and the Disclosure of a Mindset

The deadliest suicide attack at Pulwama has yet again exposed the perennial fault lines in South Asia with epicenter being Kashmir. It has disclosed many old scars which get buried under manufactured arrangements and forced calm. The first of its magnitude, the suicide attack has revealed the hidden truths and nature of the very relationship between a reluctant Kashmir and[Read More…]

Admiral  Ramdas Calls For Restraint, Demands Judicial Enquiry About Pulwama Attack

Admiral  Ramdas Calls For Restraint, Demands Judicial Enquiry About Pulwama Attack

From, Admiral  L  Ramdas  (retd) PVSM  AVSM  VrC  VSM Former  Chief  of  the  Naval  Staff Maharashtra  Gaurav  Puruskar Magsaysay  Awardee  for  Peace To, The  Honorable  President Rashtrapati  Bhavan New  Delhi-­‐110011 Dear  Shri  Kovind  ji, This  is  Admiral  Ramdas  -­‐  former  Chief  of  the  Naval  Staff,  writing  to  you  yet  again  –  this  time   on  the  tragic  deaths  of  Central[Read More…]

Kashmir Attack: Few Questions that We Must Ask

Kashmir Attack: Few Questions that We Must Ask

The Pulwama attack on CRPF convoy on 14th February which left 42 CRPF personnel dead left the entire country numb with shock and pain. The families of the martyrs are still struggling to come to terms with such loss. The immediate response from the government and the opposition of putting a united front in favour of national security was a[Read More…]

Pulwama: A Present Moment in the Longer Kashmir Story

Pulwama: A Present Moment in the Longer Kashmir Story

While the bodies of the 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troops who died in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Valentine’s Day are only just now being laid to rest, unrest prevails throughout the Indian subcontinent in the wake of the deadliest attack on Indian security forces in the world’s hottest nuclear flashpoint in 30 years. Sabers[Read More…]

The Spilling of Blood of CRPF Martyrs at Pulwama Demands Answers From The RSS/BJP Rulers

The Spilling of Blood of CRPF Martyrs at Pulwama Demands Answers From The RSS/BJP Rulers

All Indians are devastated by the massacre of 40 para-military personnel and maiming of many of them by the notorious, Azhar Masood led Jaish-e-Mohammed [JeM] who tops Security Council’s list of most wanted terrorist. The most heinous part of this carnage was that the victims were not on the battle-front but travelling. As was expected PM Modi strongly condemned the[Read More…]

Let Us Talk Peace

Let Us Talk Peace

There is war talk all around. The war cries that have been an intrinsic feature of some television studios for about the past five years have become shriller during the past couple of days. Calling for a full-fledged war including the use of nuclear weapons is expected of some television anchors, hatemongers and shouting brigades know for screaming, screeching and[Read More…]

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From Citizen to Subject: Indians have much to introspect

From Citizen to Subject: Indians have much to introspect

Kashmir. The tragic, “cowardly” attack is nothing but a mirror reflecting on the Indian state’s policy, the Indian identity and the Indian conscience: bloodthirsty, no regard for the common life, neither soldier not terrorist, no. The pathological hatred we’ve harboured for our own ancestors; the vile venom spread in the name of love of the nation; the call for war[Read More…]

I don’t know what the right thing is. But I know that the right thing is not violence

I don’t know what the right thing is. But I know that the right thing is not violence

Dear All, A lot of people are very angry. But I hope we will all think very carefully before we call on our leaders for war or any extreme measure. India is indeed great. And a great nation can endure acts of free speech, including criticisms of the government. We can endure and appropriately handle acts of terrorism without resorting[Read More…]

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Chest Thumping And War Mongering Must Give Way To Trust, Peace And Friendship

Chest Thumping And War Mongering Must Give Way To Trust, Peace And Friendship

I went to participate in a candle light homage paying event at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s statue organised by about 200 dalit students on Hazratganj main crossing in Lucknow on 16 February, 2019 evening, two days after the dastardly terrorist act in Pulwana, Jammu and Kashmir, in which 37 Central Reserve Polica Forces’ personnel was killed. While the condolence meeting by[Read More…]

Pulwama Aftermath: The Rising Fears

Pulwama Aftermath: The Rising Fears

People’s Union for Democratic Rights expresses outrage over the terrorist attack in Pulwama which killed over 40 CRPF personnel on February 14, 2019 and expresses condolences to the families of the deceased. However, the aftermath of Pulwama has shown rising attacks on Kashmiris in different states, a situation which is extremely worrisome and dangerous, despite a notification advisory by the[Read More…]

Pulwama: Dangerous Situation Developing In The Country

Pulwama: Dangerous Situation Developing In The Country

Friends and Comrades, There is a situation developing across many cities and towns post the Pulwama attack and killings. While we all condemn the killings and terror acts, we also have a responsibility to make sure that the situation is not allowed to turn against Muslims in general and Kashmiris in particular. Already violence is being reported from several towns[Read More…]

Pulwama Terror Attack: Time for Introspection

Pulwama Terror Attack: Time for Introspection

The terror attack on the CRPF convoy at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir is the most ghastly among all such attacks that so far has happened in the restive state. Every Indian’s heart goes out to the families of the security personnel who were killed or injured in that dastardly attack. The family members of the victims of this barbaric[Read More…]

Pulwama Attack: Why Nobody Is Questioning The Intelligence Failure?

Pulwama Attack: Why Nobody Is Questioning The Intelligence Failure?

The Pulwama attack is not a time for revenge as is already happening in many parts of the country. Yesterday, vehicles from Kashmir valley were attacked and set on sire. Curfew was declared in Jammu. Today, students from Kashmir valley were attacked in different parts of the country. Let me make it clear at the outset that Kashmiris in general[Read More…]

Kashmir: Back to Square One?

Kashmir: Back to Square One?

The terror attack on the CRPF convoy in Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir), which killed dozens of soldiers of the paramilitary forces, sent shock waves across the country and the world.  The attack came in a crucial time of political uncertainty in J&K, the forthcoming general elections in India, and the meetings planned in connection with the opening of Kartarpur corridor[Read More…]

Pulwama Attack: Pakistan India Peoples’ Forum for Peace & Democracy Calls For Peace

Pulwama Attack: Pakistan India Peoples’ Forum for Peace & Democracy Calls For Peace

 ‘How many Deaths will it take till we know That too many people have died?’ PIPFPD is shocked and saddened by the loss of lives of 44 CRPF personnel in a militant attack in Lethapora, Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir. The gruesome manner in which an explosives laden vehicle, driven by a suicide bomber, rammed into a CRPF convoy and the[Read More…]

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Stop War Mongering And Focus on Building Bridges in Jammu And Kashmir

Stop War Mongering And Focus on Building Bridges in Jammu And Kashmir

While the nation mourn the deaths of 42 Jawans of the CRPF and rightfully so standing with these people, sons of the farmers and Bahujan communities. The fact is it is the poor who face the challenge but brahmanical elite in India enjoy the money in the TV studios with their pathetic discussions and deliberate provocations. Rather than questioning the[Read More…]

PUCL Statement on Pulwama Attack

PUCL Statement on Pulwama Attack

The PUCL strongly condemns the attack on Indian Army personnel in Pulwama, Kashmir, which led to the killing of about 40 CRPF personnel. The killings happened in the most brutal and dehumanised way, with a RDX filled SUV ramming into the Bus which was part of a convoy carrying the army personnel on the Jammu Srinagar highway. The resulting blast[Read More…]

Condemn The Pulwama Attack

Condemn The Pulwama Attack

The terror attack in Pulwama (J & K) which killed more than 40 CRPF personnel is a grim reminder of the fact that these things are not possible if the ‘friendly’ regime in Pakistan deal with them seriously. The Pakistan based terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammad has claimed the responsibility of this suicide attack. We know that on both the sides of[Read More…]