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Panchayat
It is Red Hot

As controversies trigger a lot of heat and dust, the unionist political camp is suddenly hyperactive. While Chief Minister makes…

Editorial
A MATTER OF SURVIVAL

The cancellation of the block development council (BDC) elections after being notified last week was yet another reminder of the…

Panchayat A view of Sarpanch protest-Photo:Bilal Bahadur.
A Stillborn Initiative

Panchayats were touted to be a vaunted zenith of a democratic initiative. While the first of the three tiers of…

Editorial
AN EMERGING SYSTEM

By the middle of November, J&K will have block development councils in place and with this the second tier of…

OP-ED SAMEER YASIR
Political Vacillation

The politics in Kashmir valley reminds of a beautiful joke which I had once quoted in these pages. Swami Agnivesh…

Conflict
Lost Faith

Ever since the conflict broke out in Kashmir valley, north Kashmir’s Palhalan village has been at the forefront of violence.…

Cover Story
DANGERS OF DEMOCRACY

Panchayati Raj Institutions were peddled to usher Kashmir in a new era of gross root development but the mysterious assassinations …

Panchayat
Now funds flowing

After making them organise into associations and resorting to protests, the government overnight turned pro-active. As the administration is tasked…

Panchayat
Panchayat Polls

The election of thousands of Panches and Sarpanches to village bodies was trumped as percolation of ‘democracy’ down to the…

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