Articles By Dr Simrit Kahlon

Indo-Pak Ceasefire: Pakistan's end Game and the Indian Response

Indo-Pak Ceasefire: Pakistan's end Game and the Indian Response

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Mar , 2021

It is now two weeks since India and Pakistan, through their respective Director Generals of Military Operations (DGsMO), recommitted to maintenance of the ceasefire protocols that were established...

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Pakistan should also Cease its Social Media Propaganda in J&K

Pakistan should also Cease its Social Media Propaganda in J&K

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Date: 28 Feb , 2021

India and Pakistan armies have agreed to cease firing along the Line of Control (LoC) from midnight of February 24-25, 2021. The agreement has been reached through deliberations of the Director...

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Fiscal Mismanagement will lead to Disastrous Consequences in Pakistan

Fiscal Mismanagement will lead to Disastrous Consequences in Pakistan

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 15 Jan , 2021

Pakistan’s economy has been hurtling southwards for more than a decade now. Its present growth rate, hovering around 2-3 percent, makes it one of the lowest growing economies in South Asia...

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Pakistan’s Tryst to move from Virtual Dictatorship to actual Democracy

Pakistan’s Tryst to move from Virtual Dictatorship to actual Democracy

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Date: 16 Dec , 2020

“Politics makes strange bed fellows” – this proverb, meaning that that political alliances in a common cause may bring together those of widely differing views, is today most applicable to...

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Pakistan Army's self-destructive strategy of cease fire violations

Pakistan Army's self-destructive strategy of cease fire violations

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Nov , 2020

Diwali celebrations in India and across the world entail bursting of crackers and associated festivities. The Pakistan Army, however, has devised its own celebration model that involves raining of...

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Women in Combat Role: Proving their Mettle in J&K

Women in Combat Role: Proving their Mettle in J&K

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 29 Oct , 2020

Winds of change are taking place in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir in more ways than one. A welcome development in recent times is enhancement in induction of women in security forces...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Laying a foundation of peace despite Pakistani malevolence

Jammu and Kashmir: Laying a foundation of peace despite Pakistani malevolence

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Mar , 2020

A counter terrorist operation in Village Khawjapora Reban, District Shopian, on the morning of 9, March, led to the killing of a two terrorists associated with Hizbul Mujahedeen and identified as...

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J&K and Ladakh: Intense winter season highlights People-Army bond

J&K and Ladakh: Intense winter season highlights People-Army bond

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Feb , 2020

The people of the Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh region have, along with the Army, faced great challenges to neutralise a diabolic foreign design of wresting the region from the Indian Union through...

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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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