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Naseer Ganai

Naseer Ganai

Naseer Ganai is senior correspondent with Mail Today (J&K)

By Naseer Ganai

How 'arrogancy’ was added to J&K budget

Hopefully, in 2017, we will debate the coming fiscal, not National Conference’s history.

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You cannot take 1947 out of Kashmir

Mehbooba Mufti is projecting PDP as the only regional party in the state which has deep faith in the idea of India.

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NN Vohra's big governance challenge to Mehbooba Mufti

She cannot afford to match Omar Abdullah's political rhetoric, but she can deliver on the perception the governor has created.

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Omar Abdullah is doing nothing to milk PDP-BJP impasse

With 15 legislators by his side, the former CM can experiment. Is he ready?

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Has Sonia-Mehbooba meet opened a door for future alliance in J&K?

There are indications for future tie-ups between the Congress and PDP if cracks develop between the latter and the BJP.

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Will Mehbooba go Mufti's way in shaking hands with BJP?

Many argue that after forming a coalition with BJP, the PDP had to pay a huge price as both parties are ideologically different.

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Has BJP failed to honour Mufti Mohammad Sayeed?

Separatists were the happiest when they saw the saffron wave tearing apart Mufti’s battle of ideas policy.

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Why flying the state flag is not a separatist issue in J&K

Separatists - seeking azadi from Indian rule - consider the state flag symbolic of that rule.

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How Modi killed Mufti’s Vajpayee dream in Srinagar

Neither did the PM deliver on the India-Pakistan equation, nor speak about growing intolerance.

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From Shirin Saaz to Sholay, rediscovering Kashmiri music and language

Sahitya Akademi has now agreed to open its regional office in collaboration with the cultural academy in Srinagar.

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How J&K beef ban is in turn popularising beef eating

Soon after the court judgement, social media realised there was a law against cow slaughter.

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Can Army allow scrutiny of Machil and Pathribal verdicts?

Notwithstanding all the drawbacks of a civilian court, victims and family members can at least have access to the court proceedings.

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Can Mehbooba Mufti keep PDP together?

She, however, has no previous record of running a government and is considered temperamental.

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Did Shabir Shah kill India-Pak talks again?

The Kashmiri separatist leader was the first to reach New Delhi to meet the Pakistani NSA, ignoring the Indian government.

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How Modi sarkar turned J&K political parties irrelevant

Moderate separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq says these parties have no role in resolving the Kashmir issue.

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Why hoopla over Pakistan engaging separatists makes no sense

Even under UPA regime, the Hurriyat Conference was kept in the loop during the dialogue process.

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Why India should not worry about ISIS flags being waved in Kashmir

Other serious issues, including the scaling down of security presence in the state, AFSPA and resolving the state's political issue, are now on the back-burner.

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Does anybody know where Mehbooba Mufti is?

Even former RAW chief AS Dulat's taunt that the PDP chief is a bit 'quirky' couldn't elicit any reaction from her.

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Why AS Dulat wants Modi government to trust Farooq Abdullah

The former RAW chief's latest book on Kashmir makes a plea to the Centre to do something for the National Conference veteran.

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How PDP is being martyred by Modi government

If the Centre doesn't announce an economic package for J&K soon, the alliance can take a turn for the worse.

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How J&K's caught in PDP's battle of ideas

The separatists have tested the state government's core philosophy through the raising of Pakistani flags.

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How Omar Abdullah's seen achhe din in 100 days of J&K government

The PDP-BJP coalition has not ruled during this time but has just survived.

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While J&K faces crisis, BJP puts spotlight on Article 370

The People's Democratic Party is being asked why it is in an alliance with a party that is not addressing more pertinent concerns in the state.

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From Kathmandu to Kashmir: Why the Indian media is more patriotic

Last year, Delhi-based news channels flooded Kashmir as their local correspondents were either trapped or invisible.

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Mufti needs to get down to work instead of meeting with Shah Rukh Khan

The BJP and PDP aren't on the same page on most issues.

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Pro-Pakistan slogans? Nothing new for the Valley

What is new today is that there is a PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Why I quit PDP and how J&K politics has failed Kashmiri Pandits

Dr Sameer Kaul, former national spokesperson of Peoples Democratic Party, talks about the way forward for the Valley's Hindus.

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Why there are no students in J&K's government schools

By having just four model schools to attract students to government-run institutions, the state is wasting its resources.

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Why Lotus is always right in Kashmir

No, it has nothing to do with the BJP.

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Militant attacks: Why J&K government blames Army and security forces

'It is much easier to blame Pakistan but the time has come to look inside also.'

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