Water Resources of Jammu Kashmir and Belligerent Occupation

By Nayyar Niaz Khan The tension between India and Pakistan over Jammu Kashmir has its traditional rivalry over the ownership of entire Jammu Kashmir State, while the majority of masses in Jammu Kashmir is resisting for the right-to-self-determination. Presently, diplomatic lingo on either side is intimidating to add the real dimension to the conflict; this … Continue reading Water Resources of Jammu Kashmir and Belligerent Occupation

True Freedom and the Neglected Chapter of Political History

By Nayyar N Khan The entire South Asia has been shadowed by the staggering apprehension of security concerns, cross-border conflicts and poor connectivity. The insubstantial situation of the one of the densely populated region in the world has made it one of the least integrated in the world besides having common bonds across the international borders. … Continue reading True Freedom and the Neglected Chapter of Political History

Towards Understanding South Asia – A Comparative Study of Kashmir Conflict in Regional and Global Perspective

By Nayyar Niaz Khan The State of Jammu Kashmir has been at the vanguards in India-Pakistan relations since the abrupt withdrawal of Great Britain from sub-continent and formation of two States. Since 1947 Pakistan and India have gone to war thrice, Kashmir perceived to be the main dispute. In 1999 Kargil crisis again brought both … Continue reading Towards Understanding South Asia – A Comparative Study of Kashmir Conflict in Regional and Global Perspective

Status of Princely States, Treaty of Amritsar:  Myths and Realities

By Nayyar Niaz Khan Part I, Concept of a Nation State and Indian Princely States: The nation states developed not long ago in the known political history. Prior to the 1500 in Europe, the nation-state as we know, did not exist. If anything, people were more likely to recognize themselves with their constituency or local … Continue reading Status of Princely States, Treaty of Amritsar:  Myths and Realities

Representative Role of Jammu and Kashmir Government, a Structural-functional Discrepancy

By: Nayyar Niaz Khan It is well-known fact that society cannot exist without social management as the method and rule of coexistence of human beings. From the other hand, a territory cannot be managed without a government system, which is based on the administrative, representative and sub-ordinate and represented relationship between the legal entity that … Continue reading Representative Role of Jammu and Kashmir Government, a Structural-functional Discrepancy

The Quest for Political Identity in Jammu Kashmir

By Nayyar N Khan Prior to the emergence of modern state, during the monarchy the subjects of monarchs had little say in their relationship with the state. Over time, the concept of citizenship and identity developed, with the principle that citizens were not just residents of a given territory, but were members of a political … Continue reading The Quest for Political Identity in Jammu Kashmir

Renewable Energy, Fresh Water Resources of Jammu Kashmir and Dynamics of Conflict

By Nayyar N Khan It has been claimed for decades that a convergence of dynamics, including water scarcity, societal unrest, and strategic choreography, will unescapably drive states and other actors to act belligerently, perhaps even sadistically, to secure exquisite water resources. So are we as a final step witnessing the first twinkles of the new … Continue reading Renewable Energy, Fresh Water Resources of Jammu Kashmir and Dynamics of Conflict

Increasing Diplomatic Distrust Across Radcliffe Line In Sub-Continent

By Nayyar N Khan Although both India and Pakistan never had friendly relations since their creation in 1947. The persistent mistrust between the two neighboring countries over various key issues has defied numerous international attempts at resolution and entered its most dangerous phase when both India and Pakistan openly blaming each other for supporting and … Continue reading Increasing Diplomatic Distrust Across Radcliffe Line In Sub-Continent

Jammu Kashmir Conflict: Potential Variables Leading to Clash of Civilizations in Himalayas

By Nayyar N Khan Armed conflicts both on micro and macro level have always played a significant role in shaping the political trends in South Asia when visualized through the prism of modern day evolving tendencies. The entire region has been shadowed by the alarming apprehension of security concerns, cross-border conflicts and poor connectivity. The … Continue reading Jammu Kashmir Conflict: Potential Variables Leading to Clash of Civilizations in Himalayas

Where the Kashmiri nationalists really Stand in the greater game

State Assembly Elections in Indian-administered Kashmir: People’s Participation a Strategy or Paradigm Shift. By Nayyar N Khan State assembly elections 2014 in Indian administered Jammu Kashmir have glimmered a manic deliberation among the parties to the conflict and stakeholders. Indian media and politicians at Delhi and elsewhere in the country are depicting the participation of … Continue reading Where the Kashmiri nationalists really Stand in the greater game

Kashmir Conflict and Prospects of Peace in South Asia

From: Nayyar N Khan
To: indus_canada@yahoo.com
Sent: Sun, November 1, 2009 3:15:25 PM
Subject: Kashmir Conflict and Prospects of Peace in South Asia

Dear Editor, Indus Asia online

Please, find an article entitled “Kashmir conflict and prospects of peace in south asia” as an attachment (word document) with this email. I hope that it will be published if it qualifies the criteria of Indus Asia Online Journal. Please, feel free to email me, if you have any questions about the content of the article.

Nayyar N Khan