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
Ok we pay: From where?

The implementation of 6th pay commission recommendations may have brought relief to the state employees, but the financial implications and…

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SKEWED, SKIMPY SKEWPY

Billed as a landmark, the government’s employment and welfare programme is mostly a cocktail of existing schemes with some more…

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More than a commissioner

[stextbox id=”info”]Wajahat Habibullah is ready to take over as J&K first CIC, but his understanding of Kashmir coupled with his…

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Infant hospital

Valley’s sole children hospital, GB Pant, has only 135 beds for a child population of 10 lakh. With only three…

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PACKAGING POLITICS

The last two decades have seen various prime ministers announce a flurry of economic packages for Jammu and Kashmir. The…

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A Clean Sweep

Jammu’s crime syndicates and gangs apparently patronized by nouveau rich have had many casualties in the past. But this time,…

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Ready to cage

J&K government’s plans to build more jails can prevent detainees from being lodged outside the Valley. Kashmir Life reports. Apparently…

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Refer to Srinagar

Tertiary health care services in Srinagar are crumbling under the rural rush, as district hospitals are skipping their responsibilities and…

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A Quiet Surrender

The National Conference led government was keen to protect district cadre jobs for home districts alone. But when the moment…

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A stumbling block

Re-organization of J&K into 22 districts left the block levels unchanged. With Community Development blocks getting more importance in wake…

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Afraid of a woman!

The state government’s insistence on keeping woman separatist Asiya Andrabi jailed out of Kashmir surprises even the apex court of…

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