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
Kashmir’s Nagpur?

Unlike journalism, RTI has empowered people to the extent they wish to be. A Srinagar politician close to Ghulam Nabi…

Education
Campus Shift

It has been a long time since Reyaz Punjabi demolished the office of Kashmir University Students Union thus closing the…

Governance
VohRaj

With Governor N N Vohra literally tightening strings around otherwise at-ease government officials, the craving for a formal government is…

Cover Story
Jagmohan Days

NDA government’s Padma Vibhushan to Jagmohan Malhotra pushed Kashmir back to his stint in the 1990s’, reliving the days and nights…

Governance
Vohra, Again

Mufti Sayeed’s demise instantly stripped his cabinet colleagues of their portfolios and powers  as Governor takes over. With ministerial and…

Governance
Last Tour

Even at the prime age of 79, late CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, worked 12 hours, met 23 delegations and toured…

Governance
Ration Ruckus

With government mulling to implement the Food Security Act by early next year, parts of state have risen up in…

Governance
Winter Governance

Snow and cold shrinks responsibilities of the governing structure to a few critical areas but Kashmir’s continuous lack of power…

Cover Story
First Hostage Taking

During the amorphous years of militancy that coincided with Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s ascend to first Muslim Home Minister of India,…

Governance
Reserved to Rot

Ideally, under-privileged and backward category population should get one chance to improve its mobility. But the politically motivated reservation set-up…

Conflict
Demilitarizing Khar Maedan

With a small portion of the Tattoo Ground retrieved from army for a public park, the government’s struggle spanning decades…

Education
Killing In Classroom

An examiner’s wrong evaluation pushed an engineering aspirant to suicide. A re-evaluation posthumously identified the mistake. Syed Asma reports about…

Governance
Packaged Oddly

Prime Minister Modi’s Rs 80068 crore TAMIER package has its intent rooted in the heart of the right-wing. But how…

Governance
Undoing Vajpayee?

Hopes that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will land in Srinagar and revive the moribund processes ailing Kashmir proved a hoax.…

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