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the then Madras pres­i­dency and TN, through which the and the princely river flows, have an equal state of Mysore and is right to its waters. There is Wlinkite­hdthoyin­sat­derqi­uaatde orauinb. ling as pol­icy, the world conomp­moinut qnui­it­by­bli­is­ng­tiorvien­rgthoe f Pbaukt Be­fore 1991, state gov­ern­ments 1924 agree­ment even if it used to ar­rive at an is ‘un­fair’. There are am­i­ca­ble com­pro­mAis­eseonse of déjà vu. It’s like a brawl eP­naokuis­g­tah­nobin­je­tec­trin­vae­taion­ndawl­lye”ll-for the quan­tum of wabter­twtoeen school­child­ren, ex­cept that is­ntateten.tiOob­n­vei­doule­saly­de­thres­saen­wdords caSrin­rygh­liY­tatldeawvkenigo­hwt­so­hte­hehrasthan be re­leased. Now, pthoelitpi-lay­ers are pol­i­cy­mak­ers. Bang in cthiveilp­sol­ci­tie­ic­taylmgeam­inb­setrhse­frIon­m­dian mis­nti­askte.rHbeesl­hieovuelds he cians use the is­suet­thoewmhid­p­dle of this brawl, the Kash­mir bmoathy smt at­kees,own­hto­hcean­hon­megeof-ronth.aMvee­haenldwthieler,eitnh­seinRstue­sasdi,ans up shrill rhetoric aun­pdr­mi­sionbg con­tin­ues,It is hard on­lyto di­gestto be quelledthe fact by tci­amteeatn­odPagkriseteaon­n­fomr uat­fuir-st­evewritjo­hiAnk­th­mileil­sithaarsy­heixse­drecpiusety..

that the very party that sen­ti­ment. The legalelt­shoallup- el­lets that have blinded teena­gal­lyHayc­scteprtiabisleat­per­o­morsf.orm of po“Tli­hceyraenis­d­stohmeewthoirnl­gd­lac­cok­minmg.uI

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hon­esty to the sys­tem has mented by ef­forts to mIat kaell started started with col­laps­ingthe un­for­tu­nate­like a Uri nate from the two sides of thedPeaskiries­d­tarnes­uInltdsi..a.Fbouor dmeor.ntThhse crop­ping pat­terns iant­tack that left pack 18 of In­dian cards sol­dier­swhen asked dead. will have to tahlakv­teo­praes­soeldve.Tb­hielam­teer­saslaigsesues KarnNaA­taSkIMa and TamThile lat­est fromto dtheemIond­si­taran­tepir­tisminetem­grini-istrade routes, Sir Creethka, NadZuEleHsRsAwa­ter-in­tern­si­siv, e“Blood tayn(dA wGoavter­rnc­maennntot­n­fSloicwk toTSah­matjhLaulu­tau,ste­hde Mum­bai at­tackms,aswsaesteisr ,”clhime ate and im­prov­ing wat­geertm­hearn”.- ThisLweaavse)f.oMl­laon­wise­hdSbisy­o­d­niea’ws s of Schan­hgae­buedtcd.in­On­toK­gas­rhn­merir, howes­vaeidr,.Uthnedein­rhteis­rn­soanti,og­noavel aIngdeima’es­ndte­ic­nis­ti­hoenbtoas­rienv.iew the IndFi­un­slaBn­da­stirnip,Wflay­it­negr fTirrse­taty of Mmusnl­itmy iv­soit­net­serism­ciottmen­mt­loyn­force­dat­nocre­e­haacst.gone

n lim­it­inc­glast­sraod­net.axIn­paPyear­ksi’sm­taone­tyo, o, knoWwl­hei­dlegteh(eCKaswtion­rgda­clLeoan­r­gly lieTshaet twho­er­sc­toarse­poe­f­co­tuorftehnede­unr­siun-g there are calls to ban In­dian pla­nies­safr­cole­marPeax­ak­misp­tal­enoi faMi­ras­r­pi­aece Sad­hvae­droswit)y., Hthise­plaitratny,ythoef mu­tu­ail­ngr­ci­heav­oas­nic­set­sheis­draeal­doend­greo-ne: Tan­hde Ktoafrun­ratthaekralig­movitetrhne- pas­sageAon­ftoInin­dei­tat­nep­toral­it­dicesg. Soiond­cse via RI­nad­si­hat’sri­ay­catiJ­vaen­raot­lae iD­nathl,ew­birtheakup­tuornf Poaf kciosm­tamn,uP­nakl­ri­isot­tasn. ’s role mPaeknits’tsane. gTl­higeep­n­r­ti­amt­teit­mudineis­ter of hPeaakltish­ti­as­nah­staas­teop­suteb­d­jec­tot,stay ain­lapr­goem­ron­tiunmg btheer Kofh­maleismta-n movemMenust,liImns­dioaf’sUpt­traer­Per­mad­petisvhe, ic­n­le­haarn­od­flinssguti­h­neg wthar­teeartscr­tio- India.tIh­nesstet atde,gho­evehrnams eren­mt­cainn-ed bo­ce­crus­pinati­hoe­naos­f­sSemi­acbh­lye,nhasnd Pak­wih­stoarne’tsub­rn­lued­ndtheer­iY­nag­dain­vs­to­tothe sis­ng­in­u­vlaol­rv­lyesfoecx­utesnedinogn ttah­ceitKashm­noitr­sih­sr­su­u­geo,ff­spreesc­pi­ofinc­sail­blyilit­tyhe tDarkaesns­tKoad­rigc­it­lah­tienighttesr,mprso, xy wapros,wienrt,eal­roepdereaptliy­o­d­nis,il­liug-ht­ing shupm­paon­rtr­tiogh­lutsmv­pi­oen­lateiloen-s. In fact,fbo­ryc­n­hoetck­mineg­nt­thioenoiunt­g­brIe­nad­kia’s wu­peathke LnoinCg, bthee­he­maad­hi­nag­gsaothld-iers,sbioa­nendin.Tgh­fil­sigisht­shean­fad­stleim­stirtein-g mageg­n­rtesst­saivkeinpgolti­htiecalal­win­tin­er­toven­tion of on dengue Baluchis­tanand chikun­gun­yaor the Indb­o­rans­d­tahllaing. Ttrhaed­cel.oNutei­ther na­tio­jnechtiaos­ngra­tiened­vear ninythi­isns­gtabtey’sti­haneis­r­poy­wm­nah­saten­rdKsu. Tlb­h­heushan Ya­dav, Nawazand re­sort has to earned­its usual some Sohnadh­par­boup­dad­gianned­na­jo­fyr­somis ethvie- braewlelc­taon­rdal­hscis­r­te­oarym.

whin­ing against Modi, the lcar­rit­gieci-sm­caalet vhaon­mdea.lNisemvein­rthe­less, he re­mains a man look­ing dheansts—hathde­ow­caes­de­tahgeairind­sistmhi­aml histJourly.,

LG and Delhi Po­lice. Bfo­ernpgeaaluceruwhitah­sIsned­ni­tatahned a so­lu­tion on Kash­mir. wasSroelpert’es­s­set­neptebd­ab­cyk ctole­laorolky at wfi­hveatri­iostp­soinssti­h­be­lest­baetetw.Weehnileour mesIs­nad­giae’sth­laisttmofigdhipt lios­matic ‘favours’ to Pak­istan, re­called ic­noe­up­nt­tr­laiewsy. eWres.must do so be­cau­fo­s­uer­w­pern­soe­nesd—eaach­ndwear­beokviel­leadll riegchetn. tT­ly­he­byCeInd­tri­aen­hfaos­r­te­oigin-min­isG­te­or­inSgub­sy­hAmAaP’Ss wloa­gir­cafjoar t the needin—Ktoosi­bKealileav­nen­te­haar tMaan­tih­muroas,ity tUeNrv,ein­cel,ut­daekde ath­ne­in­st­vaitaet­sion to Pak­tih­se­tag­nri’dsloPcMk­it­noDMelo­hdi’is’s in­auand ad­ver­sity is not our des­tinya.nd ignu­troac­toion­n­fi­daen­nd­ceMaonddi’sre­satocphover in­goLvearhnoarnec.e,Yiet ts,eeN­maswtahzat­too ShaTh­haab­tudb­dring’ss­ruesle­taosethies are­speet­tal­teemd­leynwt fer­notmth­we­heix­cthra mile—Dbeyl­hai tNteCnR­dis­int­gheMoond­lyi’pslian­caeuafanr.acTi­hde­teFstef­bor­ruRaJrDy -1JD99(U9) LahPo­rae­taspug­marmh,iFtaw­iz­ab­sada ngour­daetvioiant­dioen­spisi­tael­clor­witiecdis.m at homweh, ebryesNigDnAin­hagst­shu­ef­fw­ereeadk Ufa ti­herso, uwgi­hth­mNoim­tisehnKt iun­mPark­istan­InSdi­ti­aapruer,last­piaornksin.

elec­torallyan in­quiry and on is Pathankot.seek­ing uconu­anbtl­rei­etos cohnatlh­leenpgaetiht to re­solvriens­guroruect­sti­toann­odfinthgei­dssaurkesd aynsd Things be­gan to fall apart when Delhi vengeance. in­sisted Govern­mentsthat the pos­toin­w­di­enegdtoK­tah­sehm­coimr paus lw­sioenll.s ThenofP­tahkeiesa­tarlny’1s9K9a0rsg,wil­h­bel­nun­thdeer

of dif­fer­ent dis­pen­sa­tions TUr­foau­vbisleit-mbyakSearstai­jnAziz could not ac­com­mo­date a meet­ing os­t­fr­cuo­cak­li­atilol nth­pisol­pitri­ocgs.reLsaslu­down. In an ironic twist, it was the

are in of­fice in dif­fer­ent Kwait­rhnKaataskham­mirui lse­tardearlsi.sTe­his was fol­lowed by the fence­men­daK­nadrgNil­it­misahnh,aGven­neor­tasl hPaerevdez Mushar­raf who opted to take

states and are func­tion­ing ti­h­nagtMnoad­tuir­vaislilti—fe-as­nud­st­tahi­en­nincgame the without Kash­miri inces­sant up­ris­ing. hold-ups. But tfhorewbaersdt owf ehqaut athtieonSshi­an­r­tihf egovern­ment had ini­ti­ated. The riteswouarscehsal­rikde fworateIn­r­dioan’tto blame AAP had started out with past, and while both hafovuer­point for­mula, which did in­bPealkoin­st­gat­nouan­ty­ilothne Us­traitae.ttack. much prom­ise, but it’s now given as­sur­ances abou­vtolve the Kash­miris without giv­ing TheH­facst thI­nadt itah’es riv­fien­r­greisre­psoin­tis­nugf­fer­ing from stag­na­tion, the coali­tion be­ing in­taucpt, Pak­istan’s UN po­si­tion on Kashih­neKlpoedaDgeul­hini?KTahre­ni­ast­saukeaof Kash­mdier­void of the eq­uity of there are clear signs mir, was a good be­gin­ning. dwoi­ethsn’Kt am­sahk­meiri­tisth­eas tatht e’s pri­maerxypected out­come. of un­ease. De­spite the war cries, the In­dian praorp­ty­er­st­tyi.llB­noethedP­su­dau­rcehse­or­lury­tion anBIdSHAN PM now needs to set­tle down to an for both Pak­istan and India norun­con­di­tional di­a­logue with Paki­mal­is­ing re­la­tions is im­per­a­tive. stan. The is­sues are well­known.

Nawaz Sharif’s only com­ment And in Kash­mir, a new in­ter­net­emon the Umornieya,it­nt­cau­cr­rk­ing­wexapesnstehsaortetnhteerinign­inc­tio­com­mit­ments pow­ered gen­er­a­tion is pas­sion­ately dent may have been linked to and au­tonomously chart­ing a course In­dian re­pres­sion in Kash­mir. for its fu­ture. Mean­while, the key Pak­istaTnod’sayfGir­ro­sutp es­hat­lol il­i­able ques­tion is: will Nawaz Sharif find a at­tack was to hold an in­de­pen­dent part­ner for peace in India? in­quiry on the in­ci­dent. India’s re­ac­tion has been ac­com­pa­nied with its sta0t1e20d-24p79o9l0i0­cyfro­moRfest“oif­sIond­la­iat.

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