Riyaz Wani

Riyaz Wani is the Political Editor at Kashmir Observer
BJP’s Total Dominance

BJP’s Total Dominance

The fact is that India’s larger secular opposition is still in tatters and fighting over scraps.  Gandhi may be a…

August 2, 2022

Different Taliban?

The Taliban itself has shown some indifference to any involvement in Kashmir. Craves global legitimacy, aid and recognition, it just…

July 29, 2022

Bilawal’s Outreach

Does this signal that Pakistan is ready to engage India? Quite possible since he is Pakistan’s foreign minister, so his…

June 28, 2022

Over to Elections

The Delimitation Commission has already ended up changing the political landscape of J&K like never before. It could very well…

June 21, 2022

Moral Quandaries of Ukraine war

Geopolitics is not a morality play and in international relations, moral concerns are also selectively and cynically used to advance…

June 1, 2022

Kashmir After August 2019

The prevailing situation in Kashmir confirms Bose’s assessment: the last two years, as the police data reveals, have witnessed a…

May 19, 2022

The Stakes In Ukraine

The point is that it is not the reality on the ground but the west’s core interests that determine what…

April 29, 2022

Retired Hurt

The fundamental question in Pakistan is not whether Khan was a self-centered leader who hadn’t delivered the promised good governance…

April 11, 2022

2024: Four scenarios

The AAP led by Arvind Kejriwal has still a long way to go before it could emerge as a credible…

March 29, 2022

Why India, Pak Can’t Talk

The US involvement in the relationship between India and Pakistan is a fairly complex affair. New Delhi wants the US…

March 2, 2022