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.

Cover Story
The FallOut

The BJPDP’s ‘Rainbow Alliance’ that was supposed to mend polar differences in politics; geography and ideology finally witnessed a shockingly…

Cover Story
Cracked House

From the alliance architect in 2014 to the sacked minister, three years later, Haseeb Drabu’s status downgrade tells a longer…

Governance
Half Time Over

As the tensions over the Kathua rape and murder are spreading far and wide and the government is planning a…

Careers
Interrupting Dreams

J&K PSC, the supreme recruiting organisation, is in a mess. Candidates appearing in one paper are given question papers of…

Governance
Poetic Management

With the roads shrinking and the vehicular popular increasing with every passing day, movement within the cities of Srinagar and…

Conflict
Shot In Shopian

A brief gun-battle triggered a chain of events that consumed seven lives including two young men who joined militancy in…

Governance
Tick Talk

Delhi’s new interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma’s frequent Kashmir visits have not moved even a notch beyond what the local unionists in…

Conflict
Dismissed Pelters

Hiding stick to pave way for the carrot, the government recently announced an amnesty for the first time stone pelters.…

Books
An ‘Outsider’ Account

Within a year after her retirement, IAS officer Sonali Kumar came out with a book that seemingly attempts strengthening a…

Conflict
Once Again

In the midst of Doval doctrine, BJP identified the “right moment” to engage with Kashmir politically. As Dineshwar Sharma,  a…

Governance
Half A Year Later

by Khursheed Wani It is for the first time in 21 years since the governance in J&K was returned to…

Governance
Singh and the Sangh

The apparent semblance of a normal Kashmir led Rajnath Singh, the Home Minister, and Dr Manmohan Singh, the former Prime…

Governance
Withered in hope

Individuals have been carrying out menial jobs at literal peanuts for decades on the hope that one day their services…

Governance
Raid Round

In the midst of a fierce debate on Article 35A, NIA investigations into hawala funding emerged a much larger development…

Governance
Scheming Locally

Most of the central sponsored schemes devised by Delhi face serious challenges in Kashmir at the implementation level. So the…

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