Browsing: Governance

The state craft has evolved differently in Jammu and Kashmir over the years. This section offers narratives about the various facets of the governance in between various elected governments and the governors.

Governance Clock Tower (Ghanta Ghar ) (KL Image: Bilal Bahadur)
Bad Times?

In the last 40 years, the Kashmir government changed three sets of clocks on Srinagar’s landmark Ghanta Ghar, but none…

Governance Abandoned DH Pora hospital building. KL Image by Faheem Mir
Wasted Investment

In Srinagar and in Kashmir periphery, there are dozens of buildings meant to house schools, hospitals and other public facilities,…

Faith A long line of stranded traffic on the Jammu Srinagar national highway as the authorities restrict traffic for 5-hours daily. Pic-Social Media
Yatra’s Two Sides

While the arrangements for the Amarnath Yatra 2019 are exceptionally upgraded from both the axis, the curfew-like restrictions on the…

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Shah’s Sojourn

BJP president and Home Minister Amit Shah made his maiden visit to the state, distinct by refusing to meet any…

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The Village Talk

As more than 4500 officers moved for an overnight stay in Panchayats between the Sino-Indian border and the Line of…

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Delimitating Debate

Powerful Modi government is reportedly toying with the idea of a fresh delimitation for Kashmir assembly by undoing a legislative…

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Possible Ambitions

After the landslide victory fetches it a firm control in Delhi, the focus on Jammu and Kashmir may revolve around…

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Jail Unrest?

Days after a fight between the jail officials and the prisoners in central jail Srinagar, a series of interventions started…

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Ladakh in J&K

More than 178 years of losing its sovereignty in a ruthless invasion, many years before Kashmir was sold, Ladakh had…

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Jamaat Jammed

As the Jamaat-e-Islami workers are imprisoned across Jammu and Kashmir after the party was banned by the Home Ministry, forcing…

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Hurried Follow Up

Within days after the Lethpora car bomb attack, the central government initiated a series of measures that added to the…

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Tinkering Constitution

On recommendations of the governor, the central cabinet approved certain changes in the state’s reservation laws that M J Aslam…

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Juley Ladakh

In sub-zero temperatures, Ladakh was excited when governor Satya Pal Malik’s administration decided to elevate the region’s status to a…

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Bye George

After emerging as a rebel in Indian politics, George Fernandes was involved in Kashmir, directly and indirectly, for a long…

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