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
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…

Cover Story
Bye George

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

Governance
Sins Stink

The politics within the various factions making the SMC triggered a crisis within the class that led to the collapse…

Governance
Vohra Void

Narinder Nath Vohra was on a dental chair when Home Ministry conveyed him that his tenure is over. Later, he…

Governance
Generational Spill Over

A Rs 2.13 crore irrigation project approved by the Planning Commission in 1979 was initiated by Sheikh Abdullah in 1981,…

Energy
Roshni Blackened

NC devised a controversial scheme aimed at selling state land to the people who had encroached upon and generate a…

Governance
Let’s Fax

by Saima Bhat As the five-month-long spell of Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir suddenly found it melting under the…

Governance
The Last Speech

After a hectic 3-day event of travel bloggers and journalists, when a senior officer delivered his “last speech”, it undid…

Business
A ‘Ghost’ Market

In 2003, the Mufti government took over SKIMS, the Gupkar Nursing Home and Dr Ali Jan Shopping Complex from a…

Governance
Reviving Work Culture

In the 5-member State Administrative Council (SAC), the only person who is new to Kashmir is the Chief Secretary. Masood…

Governance
Partners In Crime

Separated allies of doomed BJPDP coalition have resorted to a new wave of allegations and counter-accusations. But people are unlikely…

Governance
Half Time Over

As the tensions over the Kathua rape and murder are spreading far and wide and the government is planning a…

Careers
Interrupting Dreams

J&K PSC, the supreme recruiting organisation, is in a mess. Candidates appearing in one paper are given question papers of…

Governance
Poetic Management

With the roads shrinking and the vehicular popular increasing with every passing day, movement within the cities of Srinagar and…

Governance
Tick Talk

Delhi’s new interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma’s frequent Kashmir visits have not moved even a notch beyond what the local unionists in…

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