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Lush Kashmir Feels A Political Chill -1986

STEVEN R. WEISMAN, Special to the New York Times. New York Times, Late Edition (East Coast) 08 June 1986: A.3.

The coldest winter in two decades has at last receded from the lakes and lush green gardens of the Kashmir Valley. 1,008 more words

UNDP: CHT Peace Accord execution sluggish

Seventeen years into its signing, 70% indigenous people in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) region are dissatisfied with the current status of the implementation of the 1997 Peace Accord. 27 more words


Quote on Violence By Arundhati Roy

Some writers like to boil down headlines of liberal newspaper into fiction, so they say there shouldn’t be communal riots, everybody should love each other, there shouldn’t be boundaries or fundamentalism.

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Definition: The Indian law defines communal violence as, “any act or series of acts, whether spontaneous or planned, resulting in injury or harm to the person and or property, knowingly directed against any person by virtue of his or her membership of any religious or linguistic minority, in any State in the Union of India, or Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes within the meaning of clauses (24) and (25) of Article 366 of the Constitution of India” 60 more words



The first time I killed a man, my hands refused to shiver
Consumed by the riot I was, by all of its gory splendor

I wielded my father’s dagger and joined the frenzied mob… 100 more words