Business

This section contains the most exhaustive reportage on the state, status of business in Jammu and Kashmir.

Kashmir’s Milk Belt

Abundant with nutrient-rich fodder and not far away from Srinagar, the major Kashmir market, a cluster of villages in Pulwama have emerged as key...

That Sinking Feeling

Even after 13 lakh tourist arrivals and a lot of interventions announced by the government, the economy on the eve of Eid is indicating...

The Eid Expenditure

Separated by around 70 days, the two Eid’s are ordained to be happy days in the Muslim lunar calendar. Happiness apart, the occasions are...

Kashmir’s Yarkand Links

With Yarkand Sarai, one of the trading landmarks in Srinagar, in the focus of recent government intervention, Kashmir’s Silk Route memories have revived. Scholar...

Kangri Commerce

Kashmir’s history’s oldest tool against harshest winters has not evolved as a symbol of culture alone but a roaring business as well. Evaluating the...

Jammed Wheels

Once the transporter of last resorts, the premier SRTC is struggling to find a role that could help it survive, reports Saifullah Bashir after...

A Tycoon’s Death

A man who left behind Rs 1000 Crore company had purchased his first pair of shoes only after passing his matriculation. That is just...

Kashmir Breakfast

In spite of being at the wrong level of social stratification, Kashmir’s traditional baking has always remained a roaring business. Sarmad Dev visits a...

Livelihood Concerns

Insisting that they have nothing to do with politics, Jammu Chamber sponsored daylong protest strike put a basket of livelihood issues in the public...

Dizzying Inflation

The steep rise in the cost of goods in Kashmir is making it increasingly difficult for the common man to manage two square meals...

Virtual Trade

With the Covid-19 pandemic dictating a new regime, most of the activities of life are getting into virtual mode. Owing to the communication blockade,...

Exceptional Carver

One of Srinagar’s oldest craftsmen, Ghulam Nabi Dar’s designs on the wood remain unmatched for their intricacy and detail, reports Khalid Bashir Gura In one...

Bitter Harvest

The political turmoil of the past eighteen months has hit Kashmir’s apple industry hard.  The entry of the NAFED and the import of duty-free...

Tourists Return?

After 18 months of hiatus, the tourist footfalls have started surging in Kashmir. Insiders in the hospitality sector believe that if Gulmarg crowds are...

The Honey Money

As major honey brands were caught using imported adulterated material, Kashmir’s organic honey story could get an instant foothold in major markets if the...

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