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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.

Long line of stranded trucks on a road. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur
Dr Haseeb A Drabu
A convoy moving on highway. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur.

Road Block

In the superfast world, Kashmir’s arterial highway witnessed biweekly halts for the first time after 1922. Earlier, it was for the privileged passage of...

An Egg Story

Ever wondered what kind of eggs we eat in Kashmir? A poultry specialist's quest to find out the same led to creation of a...
Dr Haseeb A Drabu

Drabu Explains Jaitley’s Budget

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely’s budget was explained by PDP leader and former state Finance Minister Dr Haseeb Drabu in an interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzfzYwP9U1k&feature=youtu.be Economist Dr Haseeb...
"A proposed blanket tax rate of 28% on goods and services could severely hamper the booming gaming and gambling sector in India. This rate hike on Goods and Services Tax (GST) would be applicable to all types of online gaming. Currently, the GST is 18%, and an increase to 28% is believed to make it unviable for many companies to conduct business in India."

GST fail to reach a consensus on online gambling and gaming in India

A proposed blanket tax rate of 28% on goods and services could severely hamper the booming gaming and gambling sector in India. This rate...

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...

Apple On Mughal Road

For nearly half of the month, south Kashmir Shopian is under curfew after five killings. Government ordered the CRPF garrison to move out but...

Workforce Deficit

By: Shams Irfan Amid massive build-up of troops and constant rumours, a government order on August 2, asking tourists and Amarnath pilgrims to leave Kashmir...

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...

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....

A Crisis, An Opportunity

Losses to Kashmir apple orchards can be assessed properly only after the government’s final survey is over. Amid mass mourning over the recent calamity,...

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...

Labour Pains

A series of civilian killings including five non-native workers have pushed Kashmir into a credibility crisis and an economic mess at the same time...
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...

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...

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...