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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
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Riyaz Wani

Gupkar Quandary

So far, the PAGD has been very cautious about deploying the democratic means it often talks about to seek restoration of Article 370, lest...

The Kabul Spillover?

Security experts are divided over the possible impact of the Kabul situation on Kashmir. But the dramatic Taliban triumph has altered the region’s geopolitics,...

Unease in Jammu, Ladakh

Over the last year, Jammu and Ladakh have exhibited visible signs of disaffection with the fallout of the repeal of the ‘special status’ and...

Beware The Third Wave

While the prevention would be the best insurance against the possible resurgence of the pandemic in near future, the government would also need to...

Elusive Statehood

The centre is currently prioritizing the achievement of its ideological and strategic objectives in Kashmir before restoring the statehood, possibly a truncated one writes...

Taliban and Kashmir

Will mid-nineties replicate in Kashmir if Taliban again rule Afghanistan, asks Riyaz Wani after going through what the leading strategic experts in India believe What...

Tourism Amid Pandemic

The administration needs to handle the fresh tourist arrivals with caution, lest the benefit that accrues from the activity is undone by the surge...

Talk Is Not Walking

There hasn’t been any statement from Delhi and Islamabad in the recent past that indicates some form of an engagement is ongoing between the...

Back To Square One?

After the agreement on a ceasefire along the Line of Control, India and Pakistan have failed to build on the goodwill it generated. There...

Optics Only

If we go by the outcome of the PM's all-party meeting with Jammu and Kashmir politicians, the centre has stayed true to its course...

Yatra. Really?

Amarnath pilgrimage could undo the painstaking efforts to control the virus in Kashmir, writes Riyaz Wani With the annual Amarnath yatra drawing near, the Jammu...

PAGD No More?

The struggle for the restoration of Article 370 can hardly be pursued within the paradigm of power politics. More so, when such a struggle...

End The Lockdown

by Riyaz Wani A recent runaway surge in coronavirus cases temporarily threatened to plunge Jammu and Kashmir into the same chaos as was unfolding in...

Covid Priority

It is vital to have Covid19 appropriate behaviour. But it is more important to retain Covid19 as the key priority in the governance policymaking....

Devastating Coverage

It is unlikely that there will be a leadership challenge to the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi but his political capital will not escape unscathed...