Gowhar Geelani

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a journalist, columnist and analyst.

POLITICS

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Why Ajit Doval's doctrine for Kashmir fell flat

The Valley is more anti-India than ever before. It has refused to surrender.

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POLITICS

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What rulers of India, Pakistan and Kashmir can do to prevent a Holocaust in the Valley

It must cease to be a battleground for competing hegemonic discourses in the region.

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POLITICS

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Farooq Abdullah, Kashmir's own maverick, never disappoints

He can do anything from advocating 'bombing of Pakistan' to 'holding dialogue with Pakistan'.

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POLITICS

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India-Pakistan ties: Mangoes and biryani will replace bullets and mortar

War is no solution. Truth will always be the first casualty in times of war.

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POLITICS

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Why PDP and NC are two sides of the same coin in Kashmir

Both parties have mastered doublespeak for political gain.

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POLITICS

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Is New Delhi willing to reverse time for a solution in Kashmir?

In the Valley, the dominant political sentiment is for complete independence from both Pakistan and India.

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POLITICS

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Are intellectuals supporting Kashmir's cause all Pakistan-sympathisers?

Kashmiris must realise that there is a difference between the Indian State and Indian people. Everyone is not deaf.

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POLITICS

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How India is censoring the Kashmir story

Local media outlets are under attack as police raid offices of Valley's leading newspapers.

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POLITICS

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Why Mehbooba's government must dial Hurriyat

Appeals from the separatist conference have often bailed out the state in tough and challenging situations.

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POLITICS

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Burhan Wani's death spells a dark time for militancy in Kashmir

His death is bound to inspire many local youths to join the ranks of militants to fulfil his 'unaccomplished mission'.

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