Kashmir

Nikhil Wagle on Jayanthi Natarajan meeting Amit Shah

Jayanthi Natarajan: Will she (won’t she) join the (dance) party?

In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way The above quote is popularly attributed to former U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt, but not verified. Nevertheless, it echoes my own belief that there are no coincidences in politics – only the illusion thereof, to paraphrase the graphic novelist …

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

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

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. …

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Hafiz Saeed, Ved Pratap Vaidik, Baba Ramdev, Narendra Modi connection

Baba Ramdev aide Ved Pratap Vaidik meets Hafiz Muhammed Saeed in Pakistan

Let us begin with the video of the king of “carefully presented BJP interviews”, Rajat Sharma interviewing Baba Ramdev aide Ved Pratap Vaidik. Even as respected journalists flee a sinking media, the entire media seems to have let this pass unquestioned. Ved Pratap Vaidik has no authority to engage in dialogue with anyone. This cannot …

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