Browsing: Legislature

Conflict
35A vs Ethnic Flooding?

Cutting across the ideological divide, political parties in Kashmir have found a common cause in Article 35(A) of the Constitution…

Legislature
Rediscovering the State

Insisting that the notion of representative democracy has changed and the fundamental shifts have taken place in the governance systems,…

Banking
SARFAESI Primer

A law that allows banks to take over the mortgaged collaterals in case of willful defaults has taken Kashmir by…

Cover Story
Compromise #1?

Ruling PDP accommodated miner lawmakers of its partner to block non-locals in mining sector. A day later, it faced an…

Elections
Southern Focus

As Kashmir assembly begins its stormy budget session, the opposition is united in disorder. The objective is to have some…

Elections
Abdul Razak Mir (Bachru)

Abdul Razak Mir (Bachru) (1928-1996) When Abdul Razak Mir (Bachru), who fought on MUF ticket from Kulgam, would attract huge…

Cover Story
Cowed Down

Heterogeneity in J&K’s demography has vast scope for differences and many way-outs to settle. But the ‘beef crisis’ that the…

Banking
SARFAESI

Banks have been arguing for various years now that lack of SARFAESI has compromised their confidence in being liberal…

Elections
Enjoy Thy Lord!

Politicians in Kashmir not only enjoy the privilege to frame laws for the masses but impunity to mend them! With…

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