**
Thursday, February 29, 2024
spot_imgspot_imgspot_imgspot_img

Economy

An exhaustive resource on the economic life of Jammu and Kashmir across the sub-sectors. It involves sectoral focus, individual profiles, policy interventions, successes and the failures of the sector. Long pieces from history are also part of the listing.

Workforce Exodus

Within hours after the government issued marching orders to the tourists and pilgrims ahead of August 5, tens of thousands of the non locals...

The Eid Slump

Eid has ceased to be a business opportunity as the fall in liquidity and inflation has seriously crippled the purchasing capacity of the consumer....
Illustration-Malik-Kaisar-@-MK-Creations

Bloody Harvest

Unlike all other unrests that Kashmir witnessed since 1990, apple somehow escaped the crisis. In the wake of the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir’s...

A vanishing aroma

Abdul Aziz Kozgar inherited the craft of making rosewater manually, but is unlikely to pass it on to the next generation. Shazia Yousuf talks...

CPEC Impact?

Kashmiri expats in Dubai admit the CPEC is a major development in the region and may impact Kashmir but insist the golden glass emirate...

Wooing investment

New Delhi has extended the excise exemption to industry operating in J&K for another 10 years. But the contents of the package have brought...
A tinner

Worker Tales

Come spring and tens of thousands of workers from north Indian states reach Kashmir for not less than a six-month stint. In a comparatively...

Economy Sans The Fig Leaf

Beyond the lockdown losses, the constitutional and legislative changes will have a long term impact on the local economy and its structure writes Haseeb A...

Bad Business

Since the inflated Jhelum devastated Kashmir in 2014, the business is yet to show a real sign of recovery. It was demonetisation followed by...

In A Mess

At a time when the businesses across Jammu and Kashmir are bleeding, the government is working overtime for managing afresh Rs 100000 crores of...
Public transport buses are parked inside Parimpora stand. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur

Economic Collapse

With tens of thousands of jobs gone in last one year and no economic activity visible in the immediate future, most of the businesses...

Decontrolled Mutton

Permitting demand-supply to decide pricing in Rs 15000 crore livestock sector is a good intervention. However, unregulated pricing in imperfect markets having regulated supply...

The Black Sheep

Kashmir produces seven million kg of wool a year but lacks the capacity to process even one per cent of it. Sold at throwaway...

Pushing Spending

At the core of state budget is a serious push to public spending so that the economy moves out of the shadows of GST-demonetization impact....

Bartered Symbolism

Ten years and a few thousand crores of turnover later, Home Ministry found enough of loopholes to suspend the barter trade at the Line...