The state of J&K being a princely state, its Hindu ruler was empowered under the Indian independence Act 1947, to accede either to India or Pakistan, keeping in view the demographic composition of its population. The working committee of All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim conference with a predominant majority of Muslim seats in the Kashmir Assembly had passed a unanimous … [Read more...] about The myth of accession, its genesis and dissipation – A legal view
Robert Ballard, an underwater archaeologist, who found Titanic claimed that the great deluge was based on real events. His hypothesis depended on a questionable hypothesis proposed by two researchers from Columbia University that there was an enormous flood in the Black Sea region. He further uncovered that around 12000 years back a significant part of the world was surrounded … [Read more...] about Cashmere: The name, early inhabitants and where did they come from?