Articles By Dr. Simrit Kahlon

Union Government is addressing Kashmir with clarity and confidence

Union Government is addressing Kashmir with clarity and confidence

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Date: 02 Jul , 2019

Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, chose to visit Kashmir before his maiden address in Parliament. Apparently, he wished to get a grip of the situation there before speaking. He sat through a...

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Proscription of Masood Azhar: Significance and aftermath

Proscription of Masood Azhar: Significance and aftermath

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Date: 10 May , 2019

So, the world has finally realised that Masood Azhar is a terrorist! One wonders about the reason behind this enlightened thought especially so far as China is concerned. China has relented, not...

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War politics, state sponsored terror against Hazaras’ in Balochistan

War politics, state sponsored terror against Hazaras’ in Balochistan

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Date: 15 Apr , 2019

“You know and I know the ‘War Politics’ that are being played out against the Hazara community in Balochistan. The eighth largest Army in the world and a nuclear power is deployed in every...

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Pulwama: Pakistan’s reaction and India’s options

Pulwama: Pakistan’s reaction and India’s options

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 24 Feb , 2019

While coming to terms with the horrific terrorist attack on a CRPF convoy at Pulwama, Kashmir, it becomes important to see Pakistan’s reaction to the carnage that it has sponsored. Pakistan has...

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Pakistan’s vicious propaganda against Kashmir has no takers anywhere

Pakistan’s vicious propaganda against Kashmir has no takers anywhere

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 12 Feb , 2019

Pakistan’s propaganda against India is a 24/7 feature! It, however, peaks in the month of February with the sham of “Kashmir Solidarity Day” (KSD), an annual ritual since 1990 being observed...

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Hurriyat politics of disruption, distortion & divisiveness have no takers in...

Hurriyat politics of disruption, distortion & divisiveness have no takers in...

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Date: 09 Jan , 2019

The advent of New Year normally leads to assessments of the year gone by and predictions on what the coming year would bring with it. Such an exercise by the Hurriyat Conference, the separatist...

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Successful Local Bodies Elections carry a message of hope & change in J&K

Successful Local Bodies Elections carry a message of hope & change in J&K

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Date: 22 Oct , 2018

The successful culmination of the Urban Local Bodies Election in Jammu and Kashmir has created a new and dynamic socio-political narrative in the trouble torn state. At the outset, it has...

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Imran Khan and India: Dealing with the “if and buts”

Imran Khan and India: Dealing with the “if and buts”

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Date: 30 Aug , 2018

What will be Imran Khan’s foreign affairs policy? This good question comes with a corollary – will Imran Khan have a foreign policy at all, knowing full well that he would have no authority to...

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Governors Rule in Jammu and Kashmir: The Challenge and the Ramification

Governors Rule in Jammu and Kashmir: The Challenge and the Ramification

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 10 Jul , 2018

The political churning witnessed in Jammu and Kashmir in mid-May has settled down into a new mould. It became quite apparent within the first few days that there was no possibility of any other...

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“This far and no more” message for misguided youth of Kashmir

“This far and no more” message for misguided youth of Kashmir

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Date: 18 Jun , 2018

The recent two day visit of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to Jammu and Kashmir has been significant. Ostensibly, the objective was to assess the security situation post the unilateral...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Heed the message of peace and reconciliation

Jammu and Kashmir: Heed the message of peace and reconciliation

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 26 May , 2018

The Union Government, on May, 16, declared “suspension of operations” (also termed as ceasefire) in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramadan! The initiative, taken at the behest of...

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Mehbooba must lead the charge to change Kashmir narrative

Mehbooba must lead the charge to change Kashmir narrative

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Date: 15 Apr , 2018

Mehbooba Mufti, chief minister of the trouble torn state of Jammu and Kashmir has, since the last week or so, been building up a carefully structured political narrative. It seems that she has...

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Initiative to de-radicalise Kashmir should come from the elders

Initiative to de-radicalise Kashmir should come from the elders

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 20 Mar , 2018

The killing of three local terrorists in a recent encounter in Kashmir, including one who was a B.Tech student has, once again, laid focus on the very significant issue of indoctrination of the...

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Pakistani Repression: Local Protests in Gilgit-Baltistan Merit Global Attention

Pakistani Repression: Local Protests in Gilgit-Baltistan Merit Global Attention

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 31 Jan , 2018

Gilgit-Baltistan, is once again witnessing a public insurgence against the repressive Pakistani regime. For more the three months now, since early November 2017, the local people, especially...

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Hafiz Saeed is a Bigger Threat to the World than to India

Hafiz Saeed is a Bigger Threat to the World than to India

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Date: 03 Dec , 2017

The macabre game plan of Pakistani terrorist Hafiz Saeed is in full swing. His recent release from “House Arrest” by a Pakistani court on grounds of lack of evidence has opened yet another...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Security Forces hold the Edge

Jammu and Kashmir: Security Forces hold the Edge

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Date: 03 Nov , 2017

The month of October was heralded in Jammu and Kashmir with a suicide attack on a Border Security Force (BSF) Camp located near Srinagar Airport on October, 3. All three terrorists involved were...

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Pakistan must Dismantle Terror Infrastructure or face International Isolation

Pakistan must Dismantle Terror Infrastructure or face International Isolation

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 26 Aug , 2017

The pressure on Pakistan to put a cap on proliferation of terror from its soil is on the rise. Yet another indictment has come in the form of the US Country Report on Terrorism (CRT) 2016. The...

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Pakistan must Dismantle Terror Infrastructure or face International Isolation

Pakistan must Dismantle Terror Infrastructure or face International Isolation

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Date: 07 Aug , 2017

The pressure on Pakistan to put a cap on proliferation of terror from its soil is on the rise. Yet another indictment has come in the form of the US Country Report on Terrorism (CRT) 2016. The...

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Army Super-40 initiative provides road map for youth development

Army Super-40 initiative provides road map for youth development

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 19 Jun , 2017

Amidst the environment of despondency that has enveloped Kashmir for quite some time now, the recently declared result of the IIT-JEE Advance examination has brought happy tidings. A record nine...

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Courage & commitment epitomise Indian Army’s Operation Meghdoot in Siachen

Courage & commitment epitomise Indian Army’s Operation Meghdoot in Siachen

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Apr , 2017

Operation Meghdoot, the very name carries with it an aura of respect and admiration within military circles across the world. What was militarily accomplished in this operation, launched by the...

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