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Turning the Clock Back

Though it will be premature to argue too much about the restoration of pre1953 status to Jammu and Kashmir, the much-awaited report of the central government’s interlocutors, though still not made public, has started rumours about such a possibility.

Extremism of All Colours

Juli Gittinger’s, “Saffron Terror: Splinter or Symptom?” (EPW, 10 September 2011) made interesting reading.

Fallout of Continued Use of the AFSPA

Gautam Navlakha’s commentary titled, “On Ending the War against Our Own People” (EPW, 19 February 2011) was insightful. Yes, the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) simply gives the government the power to wage a war against its own people.

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