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The Hindu
First-time offenders to go scot-free in J&Koperations will go on as usual,” said the official. The move comes days before
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
operations will go on as usual,” said the official. The move comes days before the second visit of Special Representative Dineshwar Sharma to the State as his first visit from November 6-10 did not evoke much interest. The Centre’s decisions are... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Appointment of Jammu and Kashmir interlocutor shows Centre’s intent to engagetrying to infiltrate across the Line of Control, were killed till November. Go
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
trying to infiltrate across the Line of Control, were killed till November. Government sources said the appointment of Dineshwar Sharma as interlocutor comes at a time when local support for militancy is on the decline. “The separatists... Read more
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Business Standard India
Over 4,500 cases against first-time offenders in J&K to be droppedTaking the suggestion of the Centre's special representative Dineshwar Sharma f
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Taking the suggestion of the Centre's special representative Dineshwar Sharma forward, over 4,500 cases against youths involved in stone pelting for the first time will be dropped in a bid to win hearts in the Kashmir Valley, officials said. Sharma,... Read more
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asianage
4,500 cases against youth involved in stone-pelting for first time to be droppedNew Delhi: Taking the suggestion of the Centre's special representative Dineshw
asianage / Posted yesterday
New Delhi: Taking the suggestion of the Centre's special representative Dineshwar Sharma forward, over 4,500 cases against youth involved in stone pelting for the first time will be dropped in a bid to win hearts in the Kashmir Valley, officials... Read more
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dna
Healing touch in Kashmir: Centre asks state govt to withdraw stone pelting cases against first-time offendersTaking the suggestion of the Centre's special representative Dineshwar Sharma f
dna / Posted yesterday
Taking the suggestion of the Centre's special representative Dineshwar Sharma forward, over 4,500 cases against youths involved in stone pelting for the first time will be dropped in a bid to win hearts in the Kashmir Valley, officials said. Sharma,... Read more
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The Hindu
Rajnath asks J&K to review cases of child protestersdecision is considered to be an attempt to reach out to the people of the State
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
decision is considered to be an attempt to reach out to the people of the State by the Centre after the appointment of Dineshwar Sharma as Special Representative to initiate talks with all stakeholders. An olive branch The key issue was... Read more
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The Hindu
Why was J&K cold to interlocutor?What happened? Former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma was appointed
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
What happened? Former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma was appointed as a special representative by the Centre to restart talks with all stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir. Mr. Sharma, a 1979-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the... Read more
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asianage
Interlocutor effect: Rajnath Singh asks J&K govt to shift juveniles from jails to remand homesto be an attempt to reach out to the people of Jammu and Kashmir by the central
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
to be an attempt to reach out to the people of Jammu and Kashmir by the central government after the appointment of Dineshwar Sharma as the Centre's special representative to initiate talks with all stakeholders. The issue was discussed in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Meeting Kashmiri students top of Dineshwar Sharma’s agenda, unions waryThe government’s pointsmen in Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, is likely to meet the
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
The government’s pointsmen in Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, is likely to meet the Valley’s students as part of his mission to start peace talks in the state ravaged by decades-long insurgency, a senior home ministry official told HT on Friday. Sharma,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
De-link Kashmir from Indo-Pak talks, says BJP’s Ram Madhavhim. It is difficult for a person of his stature to engage in any parley on a s
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
him. It is difficult for a person of his stature to engage in any parley on a sustained basis. We decided to have someone (Dineshwar Sharma) who will be available for a sustained dialogue. So timing should not be a big question. Is there a time... Read more
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asianage
We should do a major rethink about securitySardar Patel. One senses this once again, at a different level, in the appoint
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
Sardar Patel. One senses this once again, at a different level, in the appointment of former Intelligence Bureau director Dineshwar Sharma as the Centre’s interlocutor in J&K. To appoint a security official to head the negotiation already closes... Read more
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The Hindu
I am raising issues because I am worried about party’s future: Yashwant Sinhaletters inviting everyone to the talks. This is not something small. This time
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
letters inviting everyone to the talks. This is not something small. This time it wasn’t just separatists who didn’t meet [Dineshwar Sharma]: several groups including businessmen, traders, boat owners etc, refused to meet [him]. How important is... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Militants attack police team in Kashmir’s Kupwara, killed in encounteran encounter in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The Pulwama gunfight took pl
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
an encounter in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The Pulwama gunfight took place on a day when the Centre’s interlocutor, Dineshwar Sharma, arrived in Jammu and Kashmir to initiate the dialogue process. Sharma, a former chief of the Intelligence... Read more
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dna
Hurriyat vs Kashmir: Separatist body’s snub to Sharma is political posturingby the political stakeholders in the Valley. This is easier said than done. App
dna / Posted 10 days ago
by the political stakeholders in the Valley. This is easier said than done. Appointing former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma as an interlocutor to bring all political representatives on the same page is a gamble that might not pay... Read more
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dna
Unlikely alliance turning Jammu & Kashmir's hopes into realityof pay-in accounts. But, the highlight of this coalition government has been t
dna / Posted 10 days ago
of pay-in accounts. But, the highlight of this coalition government has been the appointment of Special Representative, Dineshwar Sharma, by the Centre to initiate dialogue with all stake holders in J&K. The talks with all stakeholders was high... Read more
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dna
PoK belongs to Pakistan, azadi wish not right, says Farooq Abdullahexternal dialogue with Pakistan was held, an internal dialogue will not resolve
dna / Posted 11 days ago
external dialogue with Pakistan was held, an internal dialogue will not resolve the issue. "He (Centre's interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma) has held talks. But these talks will not solve the issue. This issue is between India and Pakistan. Talks... Read more
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The Indian Express
Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is part of Pakistan: Farooq Abdullah approach but sets a dangerous precedent where the facts are deliberately being
The Indian Express / Posted 11 days ago
approach but sets a dangerous precedent where the facts are deliberately being muzzled,” he said. Asked about the visit of Dineshwar Sharma, the interlocutor appointed by the Centre, he said: “I can only say that he has started dialogue, and it is... Read more
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asianage
Terror groups are trying to disrupt talks: Intelligence to govtfor talks with different groups in a bid to find a solution to the region’s com
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
for talks with different groups in a bid to find a solution to the region’s complex problems. Centre had recently appointed Dineshwar Sharma, former director of the Intelligence Bureau, as its interlocutor to initiate dialogue with a cross section... Read more
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dna
There has been decline in incidents of extremism, credit should go to followers of Islam: Rajnath Singhregion, Singh pointed out that the Centre had already appointed a special repre
dna / Posted 11 days ago
region, Singh pointed out that the Centre had already appointed a special representative (former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma) for a dialogue with all the stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir, including the Hurriyat leaders. "The special... Read more
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asianage
PoK belongs to Pak, it can't be retrieved through war: Farooq Abdullahclose on the heels of the leaders of displaced Kashmiri Pandits meeting with th
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
close on the heels of the leaders of displaced Kashmiri Pandits meeting with the government’s ‘special representative’ Dineshwar Sharma demanding that the government at the Centre should take immediate steps to “liberate” PoK and also pave the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Fringe groups meet Dineshwar Sharma in Kashmir but prominent players absentWhen the government named former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma las
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
When the government named former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma last month to lead peace talks in Jammu and Kashmir, it was hailed as a watershed moment to end a bloody insurgency that’s claimed more than 40,000 lives. But Sharma’s... Read more
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The Hindu
Disenchanted Kashmiris sceptical of peace processdown the ceramic bowl. The sound haunts him now. Ask Mr. Hamza about the visit
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
down the ceramic bowl. The sound haunts him now. Ask Mr. Hamza about the visit of the Centre’s Special Representative Dineshwar Sharma to Srinagar and he says, “I don’t care.” Mr. Hamza says he is oblivious to the entire peace process... Read more
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dna
Kashmir shocker from Farooq Abdullah: PoK belongs to Pakistan, autonomy must for peaceIf you talk about this being your part then remember the Instrument as well.”
dna / Posted 11 days ago
If you talk about this being your part then remember the Instrument as well.” Commenting on Centre-appointed interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma for Kashmir talks, Abullah said, “I can't comment much on that. He has held talks but talks alone is not the... Read more
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asianage
Make separate homeland, liberate PoK: J&K PanditsHindu community. Their third major demand projected before the Centre’s ‘speci
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
Hindu community. Their third major demand projected before the Centre’s ‘special representative’ on Jammu and Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma during a meeting held in winter capital Jammu was abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35A which guarantee... Read more
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The Indian Express
Days before Centre’s move, US diplomat visited Srinagar to check on feasibility of talksDineshwar Sharma, the Centre’s special representative for talks on Kashmir (PTI
The Indian Express / Posted 12 days ago
Dineshwar Sharma, the Centre’s special representative for talks on Kashmir (PTI Photo/File) Twenty seven days before the Centre announced the appointment of an interlocutor to initiate dialogue in Jammu and Kashmir, a United States diplomat visited... Read more
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The Hindu
Sharma to keep visiting KashmirDineshwar Sharma, Special Representative of the Union government, concluded his
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
Dineshwar Sharma, Special Representative of the Union government, concluded his five-day visit to Jammu & Kashmir on Friday, saying he would visit the State again and again. Mr. Sharma, who has failed to engage the Hurriyat so far, described his... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
All Indians in J-K are stakeholders: Dineshwar SharmaThe Centre’s special representative for Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma on Friday ind
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
The Centre’s special representative for Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma on Friday indicated his keenness to engage separatists in talks, saying that “all Indian citizens living in Jammu and Kashmir are stakeholders”. Responding to media queries, the... Read more
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The Hindu
Interlocutor reaches JammuGovernment of India special representative Dineshwar Sharma on Thursday conclud
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
Government of India special representative Dineshwar Sharma on Thursday concluded his three-day maiden visit to Kashmir and arrived in winter capital Jammu to meet parties and civil society groups. Soon after his reached Jammu, Mr. Sharma met BJP... Read more
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asianage
Kashmir Valley interlocutor meets Omar Abdullah, othersSrinagar: After spending two days at a government guesthouse, the Centre’s ‘spe
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
Srinagar: After spending two days at a government guesthouse, the Centre’s ‘special representative’ Dineshwar Sharma on Wednesday had had a series of meetings with several key faces of Jammu and Kashmir’s mainstream politics. Mr Sharma, a 1979-batch... Read more
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The Hindu
Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma meets Omar Abdullah, othersDropping broad hints at engaging separatists, Government of India (GoI) special
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
Dropping broad hints at engaging separatists, Government of India (GoI) special representative on Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma on Wednesday said he “will try to meet Hurriyat leaders too”, as he met the National Conference (NC) and other parties in... Read more
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dna
Will try to meet separatist leaders to resolve Kashmir issue, says Dineshwar SharmaThe Centre's special representative for Jammu and Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, on
dna / Posted 14 days ago
The Centre's special representative for Jammu and Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, on Thursday said he would try to meet separatist leaders as part of government's efforts to resolve the issues facing the state through a sustained dialogue. He is on a... Read more
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dna
Omar Abdullah meets Dineshwar Sharma; says Centre should let him work freely in KashmirNational conference working president and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minist
dna / Posted 14 days ago
National conference working president and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday met Dineshwar Sharma, the central government’s newly-appointed interlocutor for the state. Terming the meeting, a private affair, Abdullah... Read more
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The Hindu
Dineshwar Sharma reaches out to J&K partiesThe Centre’s Special Representative Dineshwar Sharma, who is on a three-day vis
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
The Centre’s Special Representative Dineshwar Sharma, who is on a three-day visit to Srinagar to interact with various stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), is reaching out to political parties in the State. He has so far met delegations that were... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Dineshwar Sharma: Talks with cross section of people in Kashmir ‘constructive’The Centre’s interlocutor for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma on Tuesday described his
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
The Centre’s interlocutor for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma on Tuesday described his dialogue with a cross section of people in the Valley as constructive after a boycott by trade bodies on Monday. Officials said that Sharma who arrived in Srinagar on... Read more
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dna
Day 2 in J&K: Centre's interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma meets youngsters even as big names stay awayThe big names stayed away but the Centre's special representative on Kashmir Di
dna / Posted 15 days ago
The big names stayed away but the Centre's special representative on Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma held a series of meetings with civil society and youth groups today, day two of his visit to the Valley. Sharma, the former director of the Intelligence... Read more
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Gulf News
JK interlocutor Sharma meets Kashmir youth groups and others as big names stay awayis only a time buying tactic Srinagar: The big names stayed away but the Centr
Gulf News / Posted 15 days ago
is only a time buying tactic Srinagar: The big names stayed away but the Centre’s special representative on Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma held a series of meetings with civil society and youth groups on Tuesday, day two of his visit to the... Read more
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dna
DNA Exclusive: Pakistan terror apparatus planning strikes to derail talks in Valleyand ISI, has stepped up attempts to infiltrate and carry out attacks in Kashmir
dna / Posted 16 days ago
and ISI, has stepped up attempts to infiltrate and carry out attacks in Kashmir to derail efforts of special representative Dineshwar Sharma to initiate talks in the conflict-hit state, intelligence inputs shared with top security officials... Read more
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dna
Interlocutor kickstarts J&K dialogue processTerror threats loomed large as the Centre's interlocutor for dialogue with stak
dna / Posted 16 days ago
Terror threats loomed large as the Centre's interlocutor for dialogue with stakeholders in Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, arrived here on a five-day visit. Nine delegations and individuals met him on Day One, sources said. These include Youth Sports... Read more
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asianage
Dineshwar Sharma faces resistance from many J&K quartersSrinagar: There has been resistance from various quarters on the appointment of
asianage / Posted 16 days ago
Srinagar: There has been resistance from various quarters on the appointment of the newly-appointed interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma. Some trade and civil society groups have also indicated that they won’t be interacting with Mr Sharma. The Valley-based... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Army man, 3 militants killed, civilian injured in gunfight in J-K’s Pulwamabetween militants and security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Mo
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
between militants and security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday, on a day the Centre’s interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma arrived in the state to initiate the dialogue process. A civilian was also wounded during clashes between... Read more
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The Hindu
Mehbooba asks all to join talksAs Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Monday that the arri
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
As Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Monday that the arrival of the Centre’s special representative Dineshwar Sharma “rekindled hope,” the top-rung separatists maintained silence. However, the lower-rung separatists called for a... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Political parties say no invite for talks with Kashmir interlocutor, traders boycott meetingsMost trade bodies boycotted their meetings with the Union government’s newly ap
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
Most trade bodies boycotted their meetings with the Union government’s newly appointed interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma who arrived in Srinagar on Monday while some of the major political players said they haven’t received any... Read more
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The Hindu
Centre’s special representative Dineshwar Sharma reaches Kashmir for talksDineshwar Sharma, the Centre’s special representative for Kashmir, on Monday re
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
Dineshwar Sharma, the Centre’s special representative for Kashmir, on Monday reached here for a five-day visit to the State. Mr. Sharma, former chief of the Intelligence Bureau, will spend three days in the Kashmir Valley and two days in Jammu,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Dineshwar Sharma lands in Kashmir today to meet stakeholdersFormer Intelligence Bureau (IB) director Dineshwar Sharma, the Union government
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
Former Intelligence Bureau (IB) director Dineshwar Sharma, the Union government’s newly appointed interlocutor for Jammu & Kashmir, will land in Srinagar on Monday to set up a grievance redress mechanism in a bid to initiate a dialogue with “all... Read more
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asianage
No magic wand, but serious bid for J&K peace: Dineshwar SharmaSrinagar: Centre’s special representative for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma says he
asianage / Posted 17 days ago
Srinagar: Centre’s special representative for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma says he does not have a magic wand, but wants to be judged by his actions when he starts the process of talks in the Valley on Monday. “I do not have a magic wand but my efforts... Read more
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dna
Have no expectations from J&K interlocutor: Dr Farooq AbdullahA day before Centre's new interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma kicks off his 'Mission
dna / Posted 17 days ago
A day before Centre's new interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma kicks off his 'Mission Kashmir', premier opposition party National Conference threw a spanner saying they have no expectations from the process and renewed their demand for autonomy for Jammu... Read more
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asianage
‘Futile exercise’, says Farooq Abdullah ahead of interlocutor’s visitis bound to leave an adverse impact on the task assigned to 1979 batch IPS offi
asianage / Posted 17 days ago
is bound to leave an adverse impact on the task assigned to 1979 batch IPS officer and former Intelligence Bureau Chief Dineshwar Sharma who was appointed as the government’s representative to hold talks with all stakeholders in Jammu and... Read more
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The Hindu
Centre’s special representative on Kashmir ‘open to hold talks with all stakeholders’The Centre’s Special Representative Dineshwar Sharma will begin his five-day vi
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
The Centre’s Special Representative Dineshwar Sharma will begin his five-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir from Monday to carry forward the dialogue process. The former Intelligence Bureau (IB) Director will spend the first three days in Srinagar and... Read more
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The Hindu
No magic wand, but serious effort for peace: Kashmir special representativeCentre’s special representative for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma says he does not h
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
Centre’s special representative for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma says he does not have a magic wand, but wants to be judged by his actions when he starts the process of talks in the Valley on November 6. “I do not have a magic wand but my efforts have to... Read more
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dna
Don't have a magic wand, but my efforts should be judged with sincerity: J&K special interlocutor Dineshwar SharmaCentre's special representative for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma says he does not h
dna / Posted 17 days ago
Centre's special representative for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma says he does not have a magic wand, but wants to be judged by his actions when he starts the process of talks in the Valley on Monday. "I do not have a magic wand but my efforts have to be... Read more
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