Governance articles

Retarded Recruitments

With the unemployment being officially considered a major factor responsible for most of the ills in Kashmir, why are official recruiting systems exhibiting a sub-average pace, Saima Bhat asks Mohammad Altaf was one

The ‘Puppet’s’ Palace

At a time when Delhi is keen to replace the governor N N Vohra, sons of the state’s only Sadr-e-Reyasat are fighting a protracted case to undo the loss Dr Karan Singh did

Unity in diversity?

They were managing the House in such a way that it was least newsy and quite boring both in questions and debates. But when Chief Minister tried to balance the two extremes in

Rediscovering the State

Insisting that the notion of representative democracy has changed and the fundamental shifts have taken place in the governance systems, Dr Haseeb Drabu was seen pushing his ideas of empowering the lawmaker to

Dangal Makeover

By: Khursheed Wani On January 14, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti had no official engagement related to the ongoing budget session in the assembly. At her official residence in winter capital Jammu over the

Life @ 4500

Ever thought how casual labourers’ manage their lives in a pay check that looks more like a stipend. Jibran Nazir reports how broken promises forced them to explore other options for survival After

Whither Mufti doctrine?

On the first death anniversary of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Delhi indicated that he will become the second posthumous Padma Vibushan from J&K ever. Honours apart, the real big challenge for his political successor