Veteran journalist M.J Akbar is the founder of The Sunday Guardian.
As political parties wait, with either bated breath or resigned despair, for poll results on 23 December, one thing is already clear: India has won the Kashmir elections.
There was no violence, which
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I have just found an excellent role model for anyone interested in survival without self-inflicted wounds: the gentleman who drove me from Bangalore airport to the city hotel over two difficult hours.
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