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Policy
‘Insufficiently’ recruited

State’s new job policy is breeding a sense of discontentment among the selected youth owing to the meagre remuneration it…

Policy
Give me more!

Apart from suggesting statuses like ‘internally displaced’ and a religious ‘minority’ for Kashmiri Pandits, the Parliament’s standing committee, in its…

Elections
Countering Anti Incumbency

As J&K’s opposition parties are hoping the anti-incumbency against the ruling coalition and a possible Modi factor will help them…

Conflict
The ‘Atonement’

When Delhi announced the return and rehabilitation policy for the youth who once crossed LoC to become fighters against India,…

Business
Reforms In Limbo

Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the oldest trade body being run with an outdated constitution. The recent elections…

Governance
Scary Skiing?

As the new policy makers in tourism sector are planning importing snow manufacturing cannons to produce artificial snow for the…

Policy
A Policy Failure

The announcement of state government’s rehabilitation policy for ex-militants wishing to come back from PaK was hailed as a welcome…

Policy
Umeed To Empower?

 Umeed: a GOI funded flagship project to empower women in conflict ridden Kashmir, was launched by Congress scion Rahul Gandhi…

Policy
A Package Reloaded

Delhi’s incentive package for J&K industry was extended by five more years and part of the manufacturing sector is excited.…

Policy
Sugary Woes

As New Delhi changes norms for procurement and distribution of sugar across India, J&K government is still indecisive about the…

Policy
Administrative Apathy

While there are set rules for promotion of KAS officers in J&K, the ambiguity over the elevation of KPS officers…

Policy
Spurious Drug Debacle

In the wake of startling revelations regarding the supply and detection of substandard and spurious medicines, Dr Geer Muhammad Ishaq…

Policy
Dubious Deals

Violating its own rules, the state government’s department of Geology and Mining has leased out blocks for collection of royalty…

Conflict
Dangerous Tactics

Introduced in the summer of 2010 as a ‘non-lethal’ crowd control measure, pepper gas and chilly grenades were touted to…

Culture Photo: Bilal Bahadur
History In Shambles

Set up to preserve the cultural heritage under Dogra regime, Srinagar’s Sri Pratap Singh Museum is nowadays lying in shambles.…

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