Hizbul Mujahideen leader and a global terrorist, Syed Salahuddin had in a video message called for celebration of Hafta-e-Shuhuda (martyrs’ week) marking one year of the death of Hizbul terrorist Burhan Wani. Since Burhan Wani was killed by the Armed forces last year, there have been concerted attempts to keep the Kashmir valley of the Jammu and Kashmir state (here on referred to as Kashmir) restive. Declaring protest 'calendars', provoking and pressurizing common masses to participate in shutdowns and demonstrations, burning school buildings, financing stone-pelting have been various tools that the separatist and terrorist organizations have employed to destabilize Kashmir valley. There is also a sentiment of anger in the valley for the losses caused due to pellet guns, which is genuine. Despite the intent to save lives and maximum restraint, pellet guns did cause grave injuries. Government too is yet to deliver on its promise of Good Governance in the valley and situation on this front post 2014 floods has largely remained constant due to multiple reasons.
So, one year post terrorist Burhan Wani's killing is a right time for all Indians to take a step back and assess the situation of Jammu and Kashmir against the prevalent narrative. It is easier to paint the picture of the entire state as one mired up in stone pelting, militancy and fighting for 'azadi' (much exploited and lesser understood word) but such a narrative will neither help the state of Jammu and Kashmir nor will it help it's people.
Since past one year dominant narrative around Jammu and Kashmir has been about stone-pelting and militancy. But past ten weeks of tracking the stone pelting in Jammu and Kashmir has revealed that not more than 6% of land mass in Jammu and Kashmir has seen stone pelting. (13% if we do not consider POK, Gilgit-Baltistan, Aksai-Chin and Sakshgam Valley).
“The future depends on what you do today", Mahatma Gandhi.
Above statement has resounding relevance in the context of today, characterized by the emergence of a society comprising of ordinary men and women armed with courage that has had the power to change systems. While mainstream media coverage has brought national attention to the condition of farmers in India. Indeed, Indian farmers are in agrarian distress or agrarian Crisis mode but our governments remained unchanged or unaffected with regard to farmer's demand. Recently, huge number of farmers from across India collectively gathered in the National Capital at Ramlila Maidan, On November 20, 2017.
Further, they are protesting against the cost versus income imbalance recently being faced by our farmers, leading to suicides and indebtedness. But again i want to say that, "such kind of Protest and Strike is not an option because it is a loss of farmer not of Government but Government should take farmer and agricultu…
"Leadership is not about the next election, it's about the next upcoming generation.", Simon sinek. As a citizen of India we proud of our Indian Democracy but few of us bother to fund a political party of our choice.. It is very hard to articulate or imagine a present developed or developing political structure or so called 'system' that can do without its political funding, digitizing and institutionalizing parties and election effectively rooted in social, political, economic and cultural cleavages with voter alignments too. Generally, it is crucial that an 'Election Agency' cannot be part and parcel of the government and should be insulate from the governmental influences of any layers or levels. So, it automatically becomes 'Centralised Election Agency'. Such kind of agency may provides the opportunities to learn from the experiences of different sub National elections to the ruling party. i.e., In 2006 West Bengal Assembly Elections..
Online interactions are good to start talking to someone new, but falling in love is a whole different story. Because Internet and Digital technology have changed not just the path we work but the path or way we love. Falling in and out of love, flirting, cheating, even having sex online have all become part of the modern way of living and loving too. May you know little about these new types of relationship or so called online relationship. How is an online love or affair where the two persons involved may never see or meet each other different from an affair or love in the real world? In this very writing attempt has been made to understand the changing notion of Love and romance. An extraordinary number of people or the youth spend an extraordinary amount of time online connecting with other people. Will online Love change the monogamous climate of romantic relationships?
Moreover, Why do people tell complete strangers their most intimate secrets? What are the rules of engagement?…