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.

Government Initiatives

Countering Covid19 Jammu and Kashmir government said 62 per cent of people in the age group of 45 years have been vaccinated in comparison to...
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 the losses and exploring...

Law of The Jungle

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

Government Initiatives June 6-12, 2021

Electrifying Kashmir Power Development Corporation Limited (KPDCL) has said that 21 out of 70 receiving stations (RS) were completed to date while 10 more are...

Government Initiatives June 20 – June 26, 2021

Added Accountability Jammu and Kashmir Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) has asked the contractor of the Parimpora-Soibugh road to complete the project within stipulated time or...

Silent Sufferers

After more than 100 days of lockdown, as parts of Kashmir witness semblance of normalcy, people are finally out of their closets to tell...

Government Initiatives

Combating Covid19 Lt Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated the Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) 500-bedded Covid Hospital at Khonmoh, Srinagar. It was completed in 17...

Government Initiatives May 23-29, 2021

Vaccinating All Jammu and Kashmir government, according to PK Pole has placed an order of 1.2 crore Covid-19 vaccination doses but the difficulty has arisen...

Probing The Toll

With Kashmir having massive morbidity and Jammu leading in the mortality, a puzzled government is trying its best to locate the reasons responsible, reports...

Government Initiatives February 14-20, 2021

Industrialising Jammu and Kashmir The Jammu and Kashmir government last week handed over a cheque of Rs 250 crore to Jammu and Kashmir Bank as...
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 winters, their families were...

A Jinxed Palace?

Overlooking the Dal Lake, a Gothic monster has proven to be inauspicious for everyone — from its builders to those interested in it post-partition. After...
Family members of prisoners protesting at Press Colony.

Jail Unrest?

Days after a fight between the jail officials and the prisoners in central jail Srinagar, a series of interventions started to unravel the real...

Mission Impossible

The multi-crore NSM scheme was launched to revive the dwindling saffron production in Kashmir. But since its launch the ambitious scheme is in news...

Cleaning Up Registration

After a series of reforms, the stamp duty and the registration process have paved way for better returns to the exchequer. Now the reformed...