Former Jammu and Kashmir governor Girish Chandra Saxena, whose tenure saw a significant decline of militancy in the Valley, died in New Delhi on Friday after a brief illness. He was 90. Saxena breathed his last after he was rushed to a hospital following breathlessness, his brother and former cabinet secretary Naresh Chandra said. The funeral pyre of Saxena, who served as the governor of the troubled state twice, was lit by his grandson Varun in the presence of political leaders and ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
'Muslims are depressed and disillusioned.''The safety valve is that we still have a multicultural mosaic in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala.' At the height of the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi agitation, journalist and author Saeed Naqvi posed a question to a packed audience at Allahabad University. 'Have the Hindus in this audience ever seen the inside of a Muslim home?' he asked. None of them had. The response was similar when he asked if any Muslim in the audience had ever seen ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Any changes in the status of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) would be detrimental to Pakistan's claim on Kashmir and would never be acceptable to the Kashmiri people, former Prime Minister of Pakistan-administered Kashmir Sardar Attique Ahmed ...Sify, 2 months ago
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