NC to protect special status of J&K: Farooq

Srinagar, Ahead of delegate session of the opposition National Conference here in Srinagar, the president of the party, Dr Farooq Abdullah today said that his party will protect the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and will fight against the forces inimical to the peace. Speaking to the working committee ...

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Taliban and Peace in Afghanistan

Farooq Ganderbali There is a story of some wise rats deciding to bell the cat for peace.  But the peace remained elusive because no rat dared bell her. This is somewhat the story of international efforts to bring peace in Afghanistan wishfully thinking that the Taliban will join these efforts. ...

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Media in Pakistan: Victim of ISPR

Farooq Ganderbali The media in Pakistan cannot call its soul its own, the myth of it being independent notwithstanding.  It has to operate within the space allowed to it by military’s Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) or by the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).  But the myth of free press in Pakistan is ...

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