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
The Last Speech

After a hectic 3-day event of travel bloggers and journalists, when a senior officer delivered his “last speech”, it undid…

Cover Story
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…

Cover Story
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…

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…

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