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.

Bitter Harvest

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

Zoom Courts

Forced to go virtual, the courts in Kashmir found the going tough during the lock-down in 2020, reports Saima Bhat In…

18 Months After

On February 5, the sudden restoration of the high-speed mobile internet pleasantly surprised people. But nobody answers the question as…

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Developmental Democracy?

The Naya Kashmir of the twenty-first century is “by the corporation, of  the corporation, and for the corporations”, writes Haseeb…

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DDC’s Dozen Questions

In Kashmir, every solution triggers new queries. While the BJP government devised a new system within the democratic set-up to…

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Law of The Jungle

Demolition of numerous “illegal” seasonal hutments of the nomadic tribes across Kashmir and Jammu by the authorities has triggered an…

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Land, Brick & Mortar

The immediate fallout of dismantling the protective provisions in August 2019 is that outside entrepreneurs have become an intermediary between…

Trekking For 2G

Not far away from the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector, students climb to a hilltop to catch the…

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Land Unlocked

The new land laws promulgated by the central government for Jammu and Kashmir have triggered a new wave of insecurity,…

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