Calling the issue of terrorism in J&K the biggest challenge before India, Arun Jaitley said it cannot be solved until 'failed obsolete thought' of Article 370 as a "loose constitutional connect" between the state and the rest of the country is rejected.
Devika was one of the few teenage witnesses whose testimonies led to Kasab’s conviction and ultimately his execution. But being victims and witnesses of the 26/11 terrorist attacks carried a strange stigma for the family.
The 26/11 frame is an apt one to survey and take stock of India’s readiness and/or vulnerabilities today. Sheer shock and awe ensured it was a day of reckoning for India’s internal security apparatus: its strengths and weaknesses were on public display.