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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.

A Downsized Government?

With joblessness at its peak and the markets in a slump, frustration is soaring in Jammu and Kashmir’s youth bulge which has nearly eight...

The Bill Ballgame?

Four new bills introduced in the Lok Sabha change the assembly shareholding and the privileges that SCs, STs and the OBC’s enjoy in Jammu...

Half A Decade

Jammu and Kashmir completed 1825 days (five years) without an elected government on June 19, 2023. With impressive tourist footfall, minimal militancy and not...

Kashmir’s Ration Crisis

As the government adjusts the food policies in vogue by reducing the per capita ration eligibility, Kashmiri families are facing a food shortage. Now,...

Adopted Parenthood

With fertility going down and the number of childless couples increasing, Kashmir is witnessing a demand-supply gap in child adoptions. Post-2019, a new system...

Bloody Makeover

Three precious lives were lost to electrocution in Srinagar city, two of them while painting the electric poles, reports Syed Shadab Ali Gillani The city...

Kashmir’s Narasimha Rao Days

The worst period of Kashmir militancy coincided with PV Narasimha Rao’s term as Prime Minister. How he handled the goriest situation ever, its diplomatic...

The SKIMS Story

In the 40 years of its existence, the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), a deemed university, has emerged as a key research and...

IMF Projects UK Economy to Keep Shrinking as Rishi Sunak Marks 100 Days in...

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak marked 100 days in office last month. The International Monetary Fund and UK economists predicted that the UK economy would...

Property Tax Controversy

Abandoned many times in the recent past, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has started the process of imposing a property tax that is estimated...

Kashmir: First Land Settlement

Two years after the British "took over" the governance of Jammu and Kashmir and appointed Sir Oliver St John, the first British Resident on...

Kashmir’s New Landmarks

In an apparent overdrive to reclaim the landed assets, encroached upon over the years, the Jammu and Kashmir administration moved bulldozers and created a...

Landlock

The Jammu and Kashmir government’s campaign to retrieve the state land encroached upon by individuals, institutions and communities is at its peak. Even though...

Unfair Job Fairs

Jammu and Kashmir has one of the highest unemployment ratios in India. To overcome joblessness, the government initiated job fairs and invited a lot...

Golden Card’s Silver Lining

With almost 90 per cent of Jammu and Kashmir's population covered under cashless health insurance, the Ayushman Bharat scheme and almost Rs 1000 crore...