Articles By Farooq Wani

It is time for introspection in Kashmir

It is time for introspection in Kashmir

By: Farooq Wani | Date: 08 Oct , 2018

For how long are the Kashmiri people ready to suffer in the hands of violent forces that are attempting to break down their age old civilisation? A civilisation stands on the shoulders of its...

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Parakram Parv: An ode to the brave Indian soldier

Parakram Parv: An ode to the brave Indian soldier

By: Farooq Wani | Date: 06 Oct , 2018

The nation celebrated “Parakram Parv” from 28 September to 30 September, to commemorate the bravery of its soldiers as demonstrated by the daring raids on terrorist camps set up by Pakistan in...

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Through the Eyes of a Common Man

Through the Eyes of a Common Man

By: Farooq Wani | Date: 18 Aug , 2018

I am Abdul Kabir, resident of the Kashmir Valley by birth! I have spent my entire life in the valley with no opportunity to visit outside the state. When I was a child I saw my native place...

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Sujaat Bhukhari's Last Guest

Sujaat Bhukhari's Last Guest

By: Farooq Wani | Date: 30 Jun , 2018

Police investigations suggest that the plot to kill Sujaat Bhukhari was laid out by Pakistan’s Inter Service Intelligence (ISI). The reason for his elimination was his support to the initiative...

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Mothers Influence will Discourage Youth from Pursuing the Path of Terrorism

Mothers Influence will Discourage Youth from Pursuing the Path of Terrorism

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 08 Jun , 2018

The unilateral suspension of operations during the holy month of Ramadan in Jammu and Kashmir has entered its third week now. Reports suggest that stone pelting and recruitment of youth into the...

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The resurgence of Taliban and India’s response

The resurgence of Taliban and India’s response

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 21 May , 2018

The US has, off and on, made some tall claims of having reigned in the Taliban in Pakistan. These claims stand exposed as fatuous against the backdrop of the military success attained by the...

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The new age Kashmir Narrative Roots for Peace and Progress

The new age Kashmir Narrative Roots for Peace and Progress

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 May , 2018

Militancy in J&K, though addressed as a national issue, is practically a localised, foreign sponsored phenomenon. Earlier it was spread across the state but, since the last many years, it is...

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No Azaadi in so-called Azaad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan

No Azaadi in so-called Azaad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Apr , 2018

What Pakistan calls Azaad (Free) Kashmir and the region of Gilgit-Baltistan together constitute the Pakistan occupied and controlled part of the former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir that is...

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Finding a way forward for the youth of Kashmir

Finding a way forward for the youth of Kashmir

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Apr , 2018

The recent killing of 12 terrorists in Shopian district of Kashmir is very rightly being hailed as a successful operation which will break the backbone of terrorism in the region. There is also...

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The debilitating effect of militancy in Kashmir

The debilitating effect of militancy in Kashmir

By: Farooq Wani | Date: 21 Mar , 2018

Kashmir, a heaven on earth; an abode of saints and host of numerous religions, has been eyed covetously by foreign powers since ages and has been subjected to a number of foreign invasions. The...

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Pakistan’s Kashmir Policy: Changing Contours

Pakistan’s Kashmir Policy: Changing Contours

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 07 Mar , 2018

Pakistan is eliciting a renewed, more inimical and more negative interest the affairs of Kashmir of late. There have been a series of incidents in the last couple of months starting with the...

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Radicalisation of youth in Kashmir: Pakistan’s gift to India

Radicalisation of youth in Kashmir: Pakistan’s gift to India

By: Farooq Wani | Date: 11 Feb , 2018

Ever since it has come into existence, Pakistan has played out a diabolic and concerted plan to radicalise the Kashmiri society. A society that has existed for many millenniums as a secular entity...

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Stone Pelting During Encounters: Does it Help?

Stone Pelting During Encounters: Does it Help?

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 06 Feb , 2018

The recent incident of stone pelting on an army administrative convoy of vehicles, which prompted a response of firing and led to the death of two young boys, has opened a debate on the growing...

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Alarming Increase in Kashmir’s Militancy needs to be checked

Alarming Increase in Kashmir’s Militancy needs to be checked

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 25 Jan , 2018

Mannan Bashir Wani, a young student from Kashmir was pursuing Ph.D. in earth science-Geology from Aligarh Muslim University. One fine day, he marked his presence in the roll call for the last time...

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