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Money matters #India #Pakistan #TrackII Ved Pratap Vaidik role

Hafiz Saeed's one on one meeting with Ved Pratap Vaidik

This article stating that Ved Pratap Vaidik was participating in the TrackII dialogue representing RSS and Modi (Ved Pratap Vaidik met Hafiz Saeed in same trip, confirming my suspicions about his interview) was apparently originally published in Manorama but isn’t accessible anymore. Only copy seems to be in Kashmir Watch, which some people couldn’t access. …

A democratic solution for Kashmir

tricolor landscape

Disclaimer: I see Kashmir as a part of India as a geographic reality. If it becomes free, I will see it as free. I refuse to cater to bullshit that treats Kashmir as a separate country before it becomes one. This goes for separatists who don’t like me calling Kashmiris Indian and this goes for …

What about the Indian Army?

Indian flag photographic collage

So a team came across the border and killed Indian soldiers. How many soldiers killed? Whether the killers were Pakistani Army or terrorists? Who said what and what to outrage about? The usual flurry of activity continues unabated. As a citizen of India, my concern is less with all these things and more with the …

Some thoughts on Pakistan and Independent Kashmir

Indian regional languages distribution

When I wrote my post on Kashmiri Pandits, a friend responded privately with a nugget of political insight – before the ethnic cleansing, Kashmiri Pandits did favor independence over merger with India. If that is true, then Pakistan did Kashmir a grave disservice by sponsoring the butchers who devastated them and turned them firmly pro-India. …