A joke surfaced on social media after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. A black-and-white photograph featuring that ultimate jewel of Bengali romantic films, Uttam Kumar with Suchitra Sen. She said, “Let us go somewhere, where only we will be alone and no one else there.” In response, Uttam Kumar said,
A week after the Indian government ordered a lockdown, imposed an indefinite curfew and detained several hundred leaders, including two former Chief Ministers, there is deep concern in Kashmir and the region over what is in store for its embattled people.
The special status of Jammu & Kashmir has been revoked and the state has been bifurcated into two Union Territories. Those are the facts. Much has been discussed and debated over these decisions. But it is time to consider its future implications now. Altering the long-held governance structure was just the beginning to resolving the long-standing Kashmir problem. The real uphill task remains. How do these steps result in the development of Jammu & Kashmir and bring it closer to achieving peace and stability? That is the crux of the matter; the end goal.
“Pakistan has an army of 220 million people, including the youth, students, labourers, farmers and others, who are at the back of their forces,” Shah Mehmood Qureshi said.
Police say a senior pro-India politician and member of the Indian parliament has been arrested in Indian-controlled Kashmir under a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without charge or trial.
The first night flight trial was carried out successfully yesterday by Go Air to Delhi from Srinagar which operated at 7.15 p.m.
The 83-year-old veteran politician was seen shaking a leg to from the song the 1968 Bollywood film “Brahmachari.”
Light snowfall in Kashmir Valley and dense fog in Jammu division disrupted the air traffic on Saturday morning. The authorities meanwhile said the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway is open for stranded vehicles only.
In a statement on Sunday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirmed that the UAE has close historical ties with India and Pakistan and that it commends the efforts of the two countries to reach this achievement. It also stressed that this is an important step towards achieving security, stability and prosperity in the region.