Is the Naxal problem in India bigger than cross-border terrorism?
This view was expressed at a two-day consultation meeting of the Commission on Centre State Relationship (CCSR) that ended here on Wednesday.
As the problem was serious, it was unjustified to leave the responsibility of tackling the menace on the state government alone, Orissas Panchayati Raj minister Raghuath Mohanty said while presenting the states case favouring a two-fold increase in deployment of Central forces in Maoist-hit areas.
In many ways, naxal problem is much bigger than cross border terrorism...Therefore, the nation should tackle it with the same degree of seriousness as in case of terrorism, he said
Let's say I am representing a Kashmirian separatist outfit and u r representing Indian Govt....this is how our talks will go....
ME: I want a separate homeland for Kashmir!
YOU: We can give you more autonomy, you can have your own say in creating state wide policy but then you have to answer to the Govt of India.
ME: Ok! That means Shariat law rules supreme on my land? We are clear on dat?
YOU: YEs, if you want it that way but then you would also have to make provisions to have India marked in your state. We need public offices to maintain our presence there.....
ME: That's fine but the CRPF needs to go!
YOU: That is acceptable, but can we repl ...more