Browsing: Special Issue

Energy
Power Reforms

Hydro power generation policy may see a positive shift soon, but some actors say the overall direction may end up…

Banking
Banking on Kashmir

The government decision to make RBI its debt banker in place of J&K Bank may have proved a blessing in…

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Fiscal reforms

People of J&K paid up more in income tax that as electricity tariff but the exchequer receives much less that…

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High Profile VISITS

Two high-profile visits to Kashmir, by Jhon McCanin and Margaret Sekaggay, this past year were a display of how differently…

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National Conference

Be it the death of Haji Yousuf, sacking of Mustafa Kamal or partial removal of AFSPA, the ruling National Conference…

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The Impunity Law

A colonial era law adopted and applied by the Indian Parliament to J&K in 1990 kept taking its toll –…

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The Muslim Clergy

Conversions to Christianity, the idea of reopening liquor shops and cinema halls and government funding for Madrass as were controversies…

Politics
Building The PDP

The PDP after failing to pull the government down when it seemed easily possible has realized that the best course…

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Harud ‘Litfest’

A ‘controversial’ litfest was ‘cancelled’ after the best known Kashmiri authors refused to participate and endorsed an open letter questioning…

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Visa Power

The US visa regime is grilling and sometimes problematic for some, but hundreds of Kashmiris visit America every year. The…

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Filthy Game

US diplomatic cables revealed by Wikileaks unveiled many hidden aspects related to the politics around Kashmir and intermitant dialogue between…

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