‘Why have people given up any hope of friendship and brotherhood between the two neighbouring countries – India and Pakistan? Why have they stopped dreaming? Impossible things can happen and do happen if all stakeholders work coherently together and make them happen. Thankfully, mad dreamers do exist in this world; […]
Month: February 2019
Need for a cool head
‘The recent car-bomb terrorist act in Pulwama (Kashmir) has practically divided the Indian community, including the exiled, uprooted Kashmiri Pandit community, which has been a hapless direct victim of the militancy in Kashmir. The terrorist attack, which killed over 40 Indian security (CRPF) personnel and injured many more, and the […]
O, friends of Kashmir!
‘Militancy is destroying Kashmir. Militants are not friends of Kashmir or the Kashmiri people. They are dire enemies – as wolves in sheep’s clothing – of all Kashmiris. They have seemingly hijacked a politico-religious theme but only to empower themselves. The seemingly selfish, power hungry and unwise perpetrators of violence […]
Medicine is bitter
“The fallen jawans (soldiers) in Kashmir don’t need anyone’s lip sympathy. They only need the commitment of their countrymen and the leaders. The fallen soldiers are martyrs. As such, after falling in the line of duty, they have justified their existence. They have died for their country. Can their fellow […]
India, O India!
‘As history can testify, the greatest factors that have impeded the stability and growth of the Indian subcontinent, especially after the British left seven decades ago, have been its communal disharmony and distrust, cultural diversity and ethnic heterogeneity. On the top of that, in India at least, the thriving caste […]
Beware of politics in the Social Media
‘Like politics, the social media is not for the thin-skinned or the faint-headed. In this day and age, as a lethal weapon, it can potentially destroy individual people, families, communities, organisations and even change the fate and course of countries. Always remember: “You must be in control of your time […]