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where they breed i.e., Pakistan. The attacks on school and then University recently exemplify Pakistan’s denial to support these terror organisations. Terror has supposedly brought India and Pakistan together as they were never before. Both the countries are facing the same problem. The solu­tion to this problem lies in their togetherness. The common people of both the countries are sufferers especially those sitting on the borders. They would not want a war which disrupts their livelihoods and keeps them on tenterhooks. The little kids who died in the attack on a school in Pakistan never knew what the dispute was and yet they were made a scapegoat of communal politics. Think of this practically. If you have an initiating neighbour, would you fight with him and kill him or try to strike a chord with him ? Of course, you will opt for the … Continued

Talks with Pakistan are Nothing but an Exercise in Futility

In Favour —Palak Sharma According to Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, Peace can’t be discussed under a showers of bullets. The dialogue process between Pakistan and India-Pakistan: Her relations with India’, Y.V. Chavan, the Defence Minister in 1966 says, “In our part, however, we have offered a hand of friendship to Pakistan and we hope they will accept it. If they do, it will be a turning point in the history of the two countries and will bring happiness Palak sharma and prosperity to the people of the subcontinent.” 50 years later, Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi was also not able to touch that peace chord when he visited his Pakistani counterpart Mr. Nawaz Sharif, on his birthday. Because what followed, unaware of this newly found friendship was an attack on the airbase of the Indian defence force in Pathankot. ‘A hand of friendship’ was … Continued

Turmoil in the Middle East

  “An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” —Mahatma Gandhi The middle east is a land full of hate and conflict, many factors from both past and present combine to make the middle east the center of unrest that it is today. Some factors are its diverse group of people living in such a small area, the many different rulers and owners of the land. These are just a few of the many reasons the middle east is presently a troubled and turbulent area. One of the main reasons there is so much tension in the middle east, is that all of the different peoples and ethnic groups live there. This is due to the nume- Paridhi Parikh rous rulers the middle east has had over the past centuries. Ruling power will be passed from empire to empire and … Continued