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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Coronavirus: Are We Ready?

Poor infrastructure, lack of critical equipment for doctors, and poor coordination between government and experts indicates Kashmir is not as…

Governance
Hyped Initiatives?

Between an over-hyped political outreach and a curtain raiser for investment in Jammu and Kashmir, there was a ‘dirty picture’…

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Left In The Lurch

In the Jammu and Kashmir’s downgrade to a Union Territory, most of the autonomous Commissions were closed down. These included…

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Dreaming A Home

Caught in the heaps of files and procedures, the officials in the rural development department are oblivious of the inhuman…

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Weary Voyages

Since most of the people detained in anticipation of the August 5 decision belong to low-income groups, Umar Mukhtar met…

Conflict
Guns In The Government

As the gun battles were in focus in the last 30 years, a section of bureaucracy was arming the deep-pocketed…

Governance
The Disempowering Debate

Integration and subsequent bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir is the major happening in contemporary history with consequences within and outside…

Cover Story Clashes erupted in various parts of Delhi after centre passes Citizen Amendment Bill.
The Kashmir Spillover?

As protests, sloganeering, stone pelting surfaced on mainland India streets, Kashmir’s Standard Operations Procedure (SOP) was literally in vogue with…

Governance A girl walks outside deserted Dooru hospital building. KL Image by Shah Hilal
A Model Wasted

Deep down south, the government invested heavily in creating a model health centre. As it is waiting for inauguration, part…

Governance Chief Secretary BVR Subramanium greets Lt Governor GC Murmu.
New Initiatives

New systems and rules are emerging in the twin UTs of erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state, reports Tahir Bhat The…

Conflict The city centre in the afternoon. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur
Bleeding Business

More than 115 days after Jammu and Kashmir was stripped of its distinction and statehood, when the businesses were evaluating…

Conflict Relatives of political detainees coming out of MLA hostel Srinagar - KL Image by Tahir Bhat
The Jail In Neighbourhood

As the UT administration shifted the detained political class from a Boulevard Hotel to the Lawmakers’ Hostel, apparently for the…

Governance A side view of a Panchayat building in Anzwalla village of Anantnag. KL Image by Umar Khurshid
18 Years, Waiting

A villager donated his piece of land for the construction of Panchayat Ghar when he was 30. He was promised…

Business
Silent Sufferers

After more than 100 days of lockdown, as parts of Kashmir witness semblance of normalcy, people are finally out of…

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