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.

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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…

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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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Tales From Towns

Unlike Back to Village programme that saw reasonable participation of people, ‘My Town, My Pride’ was struggling to draw crowds,…

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Deeper Designs

After dismembering the Jammu and Kashmir state and downgrading it to twin Union Territories, the focus of reorganising is now…

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Roshni’s Load Shedding

The High Court verdict on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) brought forth the serious crises the 2001 Roshni Scheme had.…

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Paying For Possession

The Ministry of Home Affairs has delegated the authority to impose and collect the property tax on urban and suburban…

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Village Vaunts?

As more than 4000 officers moved out of their offices to interact with the residents in the periphery of Jammu…

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Lt Gov Manoj Sinha

Jammu and Kashmir’s tragically “interesting” times have retained the surprise element throughout the period governance was taken over by the…

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Unanswered Knocks

Closure of the State Human Rights Commission has deprived victims of human rights violations in Kashmir of their only shot…

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A Delayed Darbar

The government offices are finally shifting to Srinagar and the civil secretariat will open early July in Srinagar. Employees will…

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Downgrading Red Zone

At one point of time, Hajin belt was emerging as Coronavirus hotbed. Though the belt continues wearing the red zone…

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Residency To Reservations

After being legally protected for 108 years, Kashmiris find themselves out in the open as reservation rules replace  Residency rights. Haseeb…

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Digital Discrimination

Despite the growing public clamour and the petitions in the Supreme Court, Government has refused to restore the high-speed internet…

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