Riyaz Wani

Riyaz Wani is the Political Editor at Kashmir Observer
It is Votes, Stupid!

It is Votes, Stupid!

BJP is in desperate need to shore up its support. More so, in Uttar Pradesh, where the chances of the… Read More

November 29, 2021

Well-behaved Politics

As important as it is to acknowledge that politics has very little room in the current situation, there is also… Read More

November 17, 2021

A Powerful Home Minister’s Low-key Kashmir Visit

In hindsight, there was little about Amit Shah’s three-day J&K stay that could be termed as a big-bang policy or… Read More

November 1, 2021

J&K Sees Covid 97 Recoveries, 84 New Cases

Jammu and Kashmir reported on Tuesday 84 fresh cases of novel coronavirus while 97 more patients recovered from the deadly… Read More

October 19, 2021

Winds of Change in J&K’s Political Landscape

Desertions of the leaders from the PDP and now the National Conference isn’t just about party-hopping in search of better… Read More

October 16, 2021

Jammu is not Disillusioned?

It would be erroneous to believe that there is a rethink taking place in Jammu about the revocation of Article… Read More

September 29, 2021

What the Geelani’s Death Foretells

What made Geelani a bigger challenge for New Delhi among all Kashmiri separatists was not his hawkish politics, not even… Read More

September 2, 2021

Afghanistan's Comeback in Kashmir Politics

There is certainly a feeling of deja vu.  Will the situation in Kashmir that followed the exit of the Soviet… Read More

August 26, 2021

Elusive Order

What form this alienation takes place in the months or years  ahead as New Delhi goes about easing the lockdown… Read More

August 13, 2021

Derailed Dialogue

Pakistan is no longer bolstered by the strategic depth of Afghanistan or leveraged by an all-encompassing militant struggle in Kashmir.… Read More

July 28, 2021