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
Juley Ladakh

In sub-zero temperatures, Ladakh was excited when governor Satya Pal Malik’s administration decided to elevate the region’s status to a…

Cover Story
Bye George

After emerging as a rebel in Indian politics, George Fernandes was involved in Kashmir, directly and indirectly, for a long…

Economy
An ITI Fall

The revolution in the Information Technology was key to the fall of two major central government PSUs, the HMT and…

Governance
Sins Stink

The politics within the various factions making the SMC triggered a crisis within the class that led to the collapse…

Governance
Vohra Void

Narinder Nath Vohra was on a dental chair when Home Ministry conveyed him that his tenure is over. Later, he…

Governance
Generational Spill Over

A Rs 2.13 crore irrigation project approved by the Planning Commission in 1979 was initiated by Sheikh Abdullah in 1981,…

Cover Story
The Killer Heroin

Gone are the days when Heroin was just passing through Kashmir. Now its use is gradually overtaking other drugs and…

Energy
Roshni Blackened

NC devised a controversial scheme aimed at selling state land to the people who had encroached upon and generate a…

Governance
Let’s Fax

by Saima Bhat As the five-month-long spell of Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir suddenly found it melting under the…

Governance
Bad Investment

In the 1990s migration, the state broadcaster lost eighty percent of its human resource which made running the show very…

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…

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