Riyaz Wani

Riyaz Wani is the Political Editor at Kashmir Observer

India-Pakistan Ceasefire: Back to Dialogue?

Today old equations between New Delhi and Islamabad and also between Kashmiri separatists and New Delhi no longer apply. Following… Read More

March 1, 2021

Exit the Dragon?

There are all the indications that Kashmir is once again set to become a pawn in the geo-political game: this… Read More

February 23, 2021

Biden and Kashmir

Shall the Biden administration now live up to these statements and raise the situation in Kashmir with New Delhi? This… Read More

January 29, 2021

Future of PAGD

As for the future, it will be interesting to see how the remaining parties in the PAGD will conduct themselves.… Read More

January 22, 2021

Time to Rethink Kashmir

What does the future have in store? The probability is that it will be more of the same. At least,… Read More

December 24, 2020

Battle for DDCs

The significance of the DDC polls is beyond the debate about boycotting the exercise. Being the first election to be… Read More

December 11, 2020

After the DDCs are Elected

Winning the DDC polls by the Gupkar grouping will certainly prove that the majority of the people in J&K are… Read More

November 23, 2020

A New Narrative War in Kashmir

The narrative war is likely to be scaled up going forward. With separatist outfits almost defunct as a result of… Read More

November 7, 2020

Many Shades Of Kashmir Normalcy

Fifteen months later, as Kashmir anxiously looks forward to future, businesses are tentatively re-opening and public transport is returning to… Read More

November 3, 2020

People’s Union Needs Regional Alliance

A broad regional cooperation on the issue of rights of J&K will afford more space for political activity to the… Read More

October 20, 2020