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
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,…

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The Killer Heroin

Gone are the days when Heroin was just passing through Kashmir. Now its use is gradually overtaking other drugs and…

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
Bad Investment

In the 1990s migration, the state broadcaster lost eighty percent of its human resource which made running the show very…

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…

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Decimal Divide

Municipal elections have offered decimal statistics of democracy currently in vogue in Kashmir. The black and white map offers a…

Business
A ‘Ghost’ Market

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

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Decimated By Drugs

Talking about drug abuse is the new fashion statement of the socio-political elite, media and the academia. The menace has…

Governance
A Raj Bhawan Report

Everybody knew that N N Vohra, an erstwhile point man who smoothly managed the hyper-sensitive state through three unrests as…

Conflict
The Other Side of Pain

Killings are painful and shattering for everybody regardless of the politics and profession. On the day of Eid, three cops…

Governance
Political Grapevine

When a government was in place, Kashmir was desperately waiting for its fall. After it collapsed under its own weight,…

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…

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