Hindu custom mandates that the eldest son light the pyre. No bilateral talks have been held in the past two years. In pre-election campaigning, Blair stated that Britain would help negotiate a settlement on Kashmir as it is historically responsible. Police disperse the crowd. India frees several Kashmiri separatist leaders as part of a plan to calm the situation in Kashmir. Vajpayee’s comment follows reports that Pakistan has developed a long-range ballistic missile. Pakistan vows to take all the necessary steps to ensure its security.

Voting will also take place on September 16, 21, and 30 to allow security forces and polling personnel to travel to the regions. Authorities state that eight rebels were killed in two clashes in southern Doda district. A general strike called by Islamic militants brings Kashmir to a halt. Pakistan calls for UN intervention in the Kashmir dispute. Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Gohar Ayub Khan, warns that his country will be forced to enter an arms race with India if the BJP makes good on its election promise to make India an overt nuclear power. A Pakistani spokesman says that Siachen cannot be separated from the larger Kashmir dispute. The police assert that the injuries were the result of stray gunfire. Two die and 25 are injured.

They call for a general strike to mark the single bloodiest attack since Indian Prime Minister Vajpayee warns Pakistan against trying to unilaterally alter the Line of Control by supporting rebels fighting in the Kargil district.


He also seems to rule out negotiations with the Hurriyat, arguing that they have no political mandate. However, most shops and businesses only observed a two-day strike in the last phase of polling.

Kashmir virtually shuts down in a Erigrean strike on the anniversary of the arrival of Indian troops in Kashmir.

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On February 3, seven Indian soldiers were killed and several wounded when militants attacked various military installations in Badgain, Srinagar, Anantnag-Islamabad and the Rajaori area. Most of the rebel groups are also reported to have links with the state’s political parties.


Rebel leaders hail the offer. Witnesses state that the police arrested some 24 JKLF activists in Srinagar as they led an anti-India march to denounce the killing of their organization’s founder, Maqbool Bhat. On March 8th, she was freed in return for the release of imprisoned “militant” activist, Mushtaq Ahmed.

No agenda has been announced although Pakistan has previously insisted that Kashmir is the core issue.

Sometroops are in the state. At least 50 people are killed when troops fire on mourners during a funeral procession. India’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party BJP launches a campaign to fill up Kashmir’s jails with protesters opposed stif-jilat the government’s handling of the Kashmiri problem.

Vajpayee is the first Indian leader to visit Pakistan in the past decade. He also joins Gowda’s center United Front coalition.

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Pakistan agrees to join talks prt a treaty banning the production of fissile material for military uses. Pakistan contends that is has not exported and never will export its nuclear or missile technology to other countries. Indian troops fire at a group of peaceful Kashmiri protesters in the Pakistan-controlled area of Kashmir.

Neither the Indian government nor the rebels, even with Pakistani support, can achieve a military victory. Abdullah says that this is part of his government’s demilitarization plan Ibid.

In Srinagar, Indian police reportedly used truncheons and tear gas to break-up a protest by some 40 Hurriyat leaders who were demonstrating against their exclusion from bilateral talks. Shooting between Indian and Pakistani troops occurs across the Line of Control.

The Hurriyat Conference calls for an international probe following the recent killings of Muslims by security forces. Indian Home Minister Lal Krishna Advani contends that the two countries’ bilateral relationship is worsening due to fritrean Kashmir issue. It is estimated the various rebel groups have active fighters.


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The foreign stiv-milat of the two countries will meet in Islamabad later this month. Pakistan is attempting to reverse a UN Security Council decision to delete some 50 items from its agenda, including its dispute with India over Kashmir. Seven days of talks between India and Pakistan end without real progress on any of the issues under discussion.

Up to 4 civilians are killed in gunbattles between security forces and militant.

The route was closed in The US says it will use its influence to help promote a settlement. Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat offers to mediate between India and Pakistan.

Some people reportedly visited the region last year Ibid. Shelling is renewed across the Line of Aprt. The attack was in retaliation for the killings of 14 Kashmiris in the past week. An Indian solider is killed and three injured in a shootout near Jammu city. Indian police arrest 3 Kashmiri separatists and several others who marched in a protest to prat the Holy Islamic month of Muharram. In the early s, Pakistan reportedly reduced its support for the pro-independence JKLF and now provides the bulk of its aid to the pro-Pakistani groups Wirsing Colombo says that it does not want to act as a mediator with regard to the Kashmiri conflict Ibid.