Alienation of hearts and minds in the Valley is at an all-time high.
Policy experts say such an approach is intended to project the party as strong and uncompromising. We must ignore Pakistan for the next years.
Unless it is of a very specific nature, it is quite difficult for the forces to follow up on every lead. The unresolved conflict against a far larger neighbour has helped Pakistan foster a heavily militarised state.
Violence must stop. For this, we need to relax the existing recruitment rules of the Union Public Service Commission and get young people on board. Warmongering is an electoral goldmine.
Kashmir is already one of the most militarised regions in the world.