Commentary: Exhibition - India at 70 and the Jammu & Kashmir Saga

Ramanand Garge, Senior Research Associate, VIF
On the occasion of 70 years of Jammu & Kashmir’s accession to India, an interactive digital exhibition was organised by the National Archives of India from January 11, 2018. The exhibition has been organised at the National Archives of India, Janpa
Jammu & Kashmir

गिलगित-बाल्टिस्तान में हालिया विरोध क्यों

Prateek Joshi, Research Associate, VIF
गिलगित-बाल्टिस्तान काउंसिल, इस्लामाबाद द्वारा आयकर (अनुकूलन) कानून, 2012 के तहत प्रत्यक्ष कर लागू
Jammu & Kashmir, National Security and Strategic Studies, Hindi

Commentary: Understanding the Recent Protests in Gilgit-Baltistan

Prateek Joshi, Research Associate, VIF
A wave of strong protests swept across Gilgit-Baltistan recently, after the Gilgit-Baltistan Council, Islamabad, announced the imposition of direct taxes under the Income Tax (Adaption) Act, 2012. The protests were jointly led by Anjuman-e-Tajiran (w
Jammu & Kashmir, National Security and Strategic Studies

कश्मीर – सामने आया नया मौका

C D Sahay, Center Head & Senior Fellow, Neighbourhood Studies and Internal Security Studies, VIF
केंद्रीय गृह मंत्री राजनाथ सिंह ने एक बड़ा कदम उठाते हुए 23 अक्टूबर, 2017 को ऐलान किया कि भारत सरकार न
Jammu & Kashmir, National Security and Strategic Studies, Hindi

जम्मू कश्मीर: विशेष प्रतिनिधि के लिए आसान नहीं होगी राह

Arvind Gupta, Director - VIF
खुफिया ब्यूरो के पूर्व निदेशक श्री दिनेश्वर शर्मा को सरकार ने कश्मीर के लोगों की “जायज इच्छाओं
Jammu & Kashmir, National Security and Strategic Studies, Hindi

Key to Conflict Management in Kashmir is People, Politics and Perception

Brig Narender Kumar
Violence is a type of backwardness and it is enormously powerful tool to coerce the communally fractured population to revolt against the state. But sustaining the uprising would need psychological mentoring and shaping of the perception of the peopl
Jammu & Kashmir, National Security and Strategic Studies

Commentary - J&K: Special Representative’s Road Ahead will not be Easy

Arvind Gupta, Director - VIF
Appointment of Mr Dineshwar Sharma , former Director of Intelligence Bureau (DIB), as special ‘Representative’(SR) by the government for Kashmir to interact with the wide cross section of society in Kashmir to understand their “legitimate aspi
Jammu & Kashmir, National Security and Strategic Studies

How Centre's interlocutor can help India's Kashmir outreach

Sushant Sareen, Senior Fellow, VIF (2010 -2017)
Jammu & Kashmir, National Security and Strategic Studies, VIF Scholars Outreach

Kashmir - A new Opportunity has Opened Up

C D Sahay, Center Head & Senior Fellow, Neighbourhood Studies and Internal Security Studies, VIF
In a major initiative, Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh, on October 23, 2017 announced government’s decision to appoint Shri Dineshwar Sharma, former Director of Intelligence Bureau (IB) as ‘Representative’ of Government of India ‘to ca
Jammu & Kashmir, National Security and Strategic Studies

Secure Cognitive Domain for Conflict Management in Jammu and Kashmir

Brig Narender Kumar
When conflict becomes violent, the effect on human wellbeing is disastrous. Negative outcome of armed conflict in Jammu and Kashmir is not confined to the collateral damage but has triggered collapse of social and cultural institutions. Employment of
Jammu & Kashmir, National Security and Strategic Studies