Shakoor Ahmad Wani

Shakoor Ahmad Wani has recently submitted his PhD to the Centre for South Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. He tweets at @shakoor865.

All the king’s men

The birth of a new political party in resource-rich but conflict-torn Balochistan.

Jan 29, 2019

The alliance ‘dilemma’

Why a PDP-BJP alliance in Jammu & Kashmir is a non-issue

Mar 02, 2015

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