Pakistan Army

The Cantonment roads and vested interests in defence lands 1

The Cantonment roads and vested interests in defence lands

Background- Cantonments & Military Stations in India Cantonments derive their name from Swiss Cantons, or districts and were set up by the British in India for entirely different reasons. When the British troops arrived in India, they fell sick very often due to malaria, dysentery and other infectious and waterborne diseases. These diseases also took …

The Cantonment roads and vested interests in defence lands Read More »

On the inequality of censorship, Arun Jaitey, Barkha Dutt, and some thoughts

Yesterday when I wrote the article saying that Arun Jaitley sending the notice to the blogger Prashant Panday was a good thing, I came across a couple of immediate condemnations regarding how Barkha Dutt got criticized for the same. It is hardly a new thing for the distinctions between free speech and slander to be …

On the inequality of censorship, Arun Jaitey, Barkha Dutt, and some thoughts Read More »

Balochistan: Baloch resistance to all Pakistani designs, including Gwadar Project

Dear Sir, I’m a Baloch human rights activist from Balochistan but, because of media blackout, I am unable to present the ugly picture of human rights abuses that Pakistan Army is committing in the Balochistan conflict on a daily basis. Internet service is deliberately filtered and has been throttled to extremely low speed limits where …

Balochistan: Baloch resistance to all Pakistani designs, including Gwadar Project Read More »

A Baloch Voice

I often get messages and tweets from Baloch people sharing information about their plight in Pakistan. I decided that it was time to end my reluctance to write on Balochistan, simply because I’m Indian. An informal chat with Shahdad Baloch who often sends me information as a part of his efforts to get Balochistan better heard. …

A Baloch Voice Read More »