Dialogue

Busting claims of false martyrdom: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in The Daily Pioneer

WordForPeace.com The Government’s declaration of a ceasefire is historic. The onus for any act(s) of violence now is on Pakistani troops and militants, writes Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Every year, Kashmir wishes to celebrate Ramzan with serenity and devotion. The beautiful recital of azaans and duas creates a divine atmosphere in the Valley and one gets the vibes of the age-old …

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Ramzan truce in J&K: A risk worth taking due to lack of alternative initiatives?

WordForPeace.com Three to four days into the “cessation of operations” (COO) initiative in Jammu and Kashmir, it is under severe criticism from almost all quarters. The main objections appear to be from the security community, which is livid that the momentum of operations, put in place by Operation All Out, has been broken. Many less-informed people are joining in too. …

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An Indonesian Perspective: Strengthening Interreligious Relations Is an Obligation Stipulated In the Quran

WordForPeace.com By Lailatul Fitriyah Explosions of religious-based violence as happened at the Mobile Brigade headquarters (Mako Brimob) detention centre in Depok, West Java, and three churches in Surabaya were not one-time events with no connection with our daily consumption of violence. Such explosions happened because we have normalized religious discrimination through our TV programs, the preachers we listen to and …

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युद्धविराम: कश्मीर की जनता में भरोसा पैदा करना होगा Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in First Post

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi भारत सरकार ने एक बार फिर रमजान के पवित्र महीने के दौरान जम्मू-कश्मीर में सशर्त युद्धविराम का ऐलान किया है. ऐसे में मुश्किल चुनौतियों से जूझ रहे जम्मू-कश्मीर के लोगों के लिए रमजान की शुरुआती अवधि के दौरान सुखद बदलाव के लिए माहौल तैयार हो सकता है ‘मैं उम्मीद करता हूं कि हमारे रुख की पूरी …

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Bring J&K into national mainstream, ignite hope amidst despair

WordForPeace.com The Ministry of Home Affairs’ unilateral direction to the security forces in Jammu & Kashmir to “cease fire” during the holy month of Ramzan has not been welcomed by the Pakistan-backed outfits, but has come as a relief to the common people of this disturbed part of India. It has been welcomed with caution. Markets have started functioning, with …

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Ramazan ceasefire in Kashmir: Only Hizb’s reciprocity to New Delhi’s offer would offer a clue as to the longevity of the ceasefire

WordForPeace.com Public opinion largely favours the Centre’s move but it remains to be seen if the Hizbul Mujahideen, the biggest militant outfit that draws its cadre from local population, will respond in kind. In Kashmir, it is not the Lashkar-e-Taiba or Jaish-e-Mohammad, but Hizb whose reciprocity to New Delhi’s offer would offer a clue as to the longevity of the …

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AIUMB statement on Ramazan Ceasefire in Kasmir: Need for complete cessation of violence

 WordForPeace.com President of All India Ulama & Mashaikh Board (AIUMB), Hazrat Sayed Ashraf Kichchauchwi, during a day-long meeting at a branch of the Board, has welcomed the Centre’s decision to stop operation of security forces in Jammu &Kashmir during the holy month of Ramazan. Hazrat stressed that people in Jammu and Kshmir are tired of continuous clashes between the militants and …

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