x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Has Omar Abdullah forgotten the past? | People, politicians violating COVID-19 guidelines | Indian Air Force geared up for combat role in China border area | Admin’s tall claims of advance preparedness to handle power woes stand exposed | Marwah ration scandal: Properties of 12 Night Chowkidars likely to be seized | Completed 10 years ago Roohi Morh PHC yet to get functional | Only 500 pilgrims to be allowed per day for Amarnath Yatra, puja to be telecast live | JK witnesses yet another spike in COVID-19 deaths; eight more people die, 227 fresh cases | ACB indicts four Govt officials in graft case | AP demands revised policy for geology, mining activities in J&K | J&K Bank observes Van Mahotsav Week in Jammu | Agriculture Department geared up to achieve 100% coverage of KCC | GCW Gandhi Nagar girl cadets plant trees at home, vicinity | BJP looting common masses amid Corona pandemic: Harsh | Rana expresses concern over LoC shelling, seeks expeditious completion of community bunkers | GDC Mandi organizes poster making competition | Ayush medical camp organized | Indian Folk Dance competition organized for first time in UK | JKNPP Councillors call on JMC Commissioner | Congress stage protest against fuel price hike | Congress holds protest at Bishnah | JYB makes elaborate arrangements for Shravan Mass celebrations | Missing girl recovered within 24 hours | Two held with poppy straw | Abducted person recovered, two arrested | Murder mystery solved, two arrested | It is right time to get vacated Indian territory: Randhir | Tribute to the Galaxy of Galwan | Munish Gupta asks government to step in & solve problems of residents | People take to streets as water crisis hits Kashmir | Div Com reviews KCC scheme coverage, progress on SWMPs in Jammu districts | Two militants killed; JCO, 2 soldiers injured in Kulgam encounter | Taxi drivers fleece passengers at will, charge arbitrary fares | Automobile Dealers asked to follow orders regarding affixation of HSRP plates | Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch day after India lodges protest | 69 fresh positive cases, 18 recovered; 30 deaths in north Kashmir including 22 in Baramulla | DC Jammu reviews issuance of Domicile Certificate, progress of Jamabandi writing | Centre approves Rs 574.16 cr annual plan for NH works in J&K | Excise sleuths conduct raids in Bishnah-R S Pura; one booked | DDC Kishtwar reviews progress on implementation of POSHAN ABHIYAN | Day 41: Jammu, Srinagar Airports receive 21 domestic flights with 2,405 passengers | PO IWMP Udhampur inspects development works | DDC finalizes arrangements for “Kissan Pakhwada” awareness campaign | DC Rajouri distributes smart phones among girl students under BBBP | District Tuberculosis Officer visits Central Jail Kotbhalwal | Border residents pained as sub-standard material used in construction of bunkers | Chief Justice visits district court complex Kishtwar | VC SKUAST-J inaugurates animal health camp | 02 bovine smugglers arrested, 08 animals rescued | NMC urges govt to ease up verification process of daily wagers | MJR-47 castigates govt for inaction on issues of DPs | SKLPSAAN organizes free Ayurvedic medical camp | Bicycle for Change Club organizes meditation-cum-Yoga session | Childline Jammu distributes ration among needy families | Stop discrimination with JK business fraternity: Tajinder says to FM | Manav Adhikar Party members join JKAP | J&K Govt failed to come to expectations of citizens: UDA | BJP govt failed to solve problems of poor people: Jugal Kishore Sharma | Sunil nominated Chairman AAI’s Advisory Committee | Education World honours Trustee Jodhamal School | DDC Udhampur inspects progress on dev projects in Dudu, Latti area | DB directs Div Com Jammu to ensure Reasi brick kilns run in compliance | ‘CAT has no jurisdiction to hear service disputes in corporation/company’ | IGP assures impartial probe into civilian death in Sopore, ready to share CCTV footage | COVID-19: Govt evacuates 1,86,379 stranded JK residents; 1,26,718 via Lakhanpur, 59,661 through special trains | Power shut down | JKSSB releases 31 recommendations of with held cases in 172nd Board meeting | LMD imposes ` 15,000 fine on petrol pump for lesser delivery | Attempt to murder case solved, 4 arrested | Advisor Baseer Khan finalizes yatra arrangements | Militant hideout busted during Dodassan Bala op; arms, ammunition recovered | Work on numerous R&B projects gains momentum across Doda district | Back Issues  
 
news details
Jaishankar changes narrative, makes people think
Shimla Agreement was a mistake?
11/16/2019 10:38:15 PM
Early Times Report
Jammu, Nov 16: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has triggered yet another debate by blaming 1972 Shimla Agreement for the problems in Jammu & Kashmir.
An analyst while talking to Early Times said," The Shimla Agreement was signed between India and Pakistan after the Pakistani Army surrendered infront of the Indian Army after Bangladesh war. The main highlight of that agreement was that India showed magnanimity and released all the 94,000 soldiers who were taken as prisoners of war. Another factor was that the then Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan agreed to resolve all the issues bilaterally."
He said," Since 1972 India has abided by the Shimla Agreement in letter and spirit and has never tried to poke its nose into the internal affairs of Pakistan but Pakistan on the other hand has violated this agreement since the day it was signed."
The analyst said," Had India not signed this agreement at that point of time half of the Pakistan would have been the part of our country today. Giving Pakistan a chance has eventually proved out to be a mistake."
He said that even after 47 years of suffering a humiliating defeat in the Bangladesh war at the hands of Indian Army, Pakistan spy agency ISI and its Army have not mend their ways. Pakistan since the day have made all the possible attempts to avenge the defeat it suffered in 1971. Despite it being a failed state it has not stopped exporting terror into Jammu & Kashmir," the analyst said. Referring to the recent statement of the former Pakistan President General Parvez Musharraf, the analyst said that Musharraf himself admitted that his country trained terrorists and terror bosses like Osama bin Laden were their heroes.
"The statement of External Affairs Minister that Shimla Agreement was a mistake makes lot of sense in today's context as Pakistan has emerged as a big nuisance for India. The neighbouring country has not done anything except inflicting wounds on us. Had it got disintegrated further in 1971 today's scourge of terrorism would not have been threatening the entire sub-continent.
"Trusting Pakistan was a biggest mistake which India committed in 1972. Not many years after putting its signatures on Shimla Agreement then Pakistan President Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was dislodged by Pakistan Army and then hanged by the military rulers. May be at that point of time Indian leaders had realized that giving a chance to Pakistan was a big blunder but by then it was too late," said an observer.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU