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Saturday, June 22, 2024
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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.

The Lease Row

Over the years, the successive governments skipped extending the lease of innumerable land parcels as a result of which hundreds of properties in hospitality...

Autumn Outages

In spite of the claims that Jammu and Kashmir will soon have an uninterrupted power supply, the situation is worsening as the winter has...

Messy Corporation

With mud-slinging a routine and no-confidence motions hugely frequent, Srinagar, the Shehr-e-Kashmir, could be the collateral of the politicking within the SMC, reports Yawar Hussain In...

The Reservation Riddle

With the reservation asthmatic being reworked in Jammu and Kashmir, more than half of the admissions in professional courses, government jobs and promotions will...

Remodelling Universities 

A draft bill is making sweeping changes in the system of managing the universities in Jammu and Kashmir, reports Yawar Hussain The newly formulated Jammu and...

The Home Minister’s Visit

The 3-day visit by Home Minister Amit Shah indicated a possible election but no time deadlines. The rest was routine aimed at creating political...

The Peak Fault Line

Gujjars, Bakerwals and Paharis share the same ecosystem but the traditional social stratification dictated the inclusion of nomadic tribes into the ST fold, unlike...

The Road Scare

Unless the road-keepers and the traffic managers will not sit with the stakeholders and identify the issues to be tackled, driving in the hills...

The New Voters?

While the elections to Jammu and Kashmir’s skirted assembly are not taking place soon, the special summary revision of voters is expected to be...

Deconstructing A Protest

It looks so simple to register a protest. When the protest drags on for a month, sustaining it becomes a festering resource and emotional...

Warming Up Sessions

It is too early to predict that an election will take place in Jammu and Kashmir but the political parties are working overtime to...

Recruitment Racket

With the selection list of police sub-inspectors already binned, there are strong possibilities that the Finance Accounts Assistant list and also the JE selection...

That Sinking Feeling

Even after 13 lakh tourist arrivals and a lot of interventions announced by the government, the economy on the eve of Eid is indicating...

Old Taxes Return

In the forward-looking GST regime, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has revived an abolished tax that is expected to be collected for the last...

Jamming Jobs

Recruitments in the government are chaotic and painful, writes Tasvur Mushtaq in the backdrop of the SSB crisis in police SI examinations Job is a...