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Lingering Internet Gag

Lingering Internet Gag

Despite completing Three months since scraping of J&K’s autonomous sta­tus, there is no talk of internet being restored . the Govt hasn’t moved beyond opening up landline and postpaid connections…

Fear Lurks Across Kashmir’s Apple Orchards

Fear Lurks Across Kashmir’s Apple Orchards

Spread across 1.87 lakh acres and catering to the livelihoods of around 3.5 million people, the apple industry is threatening to become a site of Kashmiri versus outsiders tussle. This threatens the state’s Rs10,000 crore ($1.4 billion) horticulture industry…

Rs, 10,000 Crore Loss

Rs, 10,000 Crore Loss

No packages in the world can compensate the heavy loss to the businesses. But if dealt with sen­sitivity and vision, the government can certainly cushion the economic body blow to the state.…

Embattled Apple Trade

Embattled Apple Trade

The government’s efforts to salvage the apple season through Market Intervention Scheme haven’t succeeded. NAFED was accused by the apple farmers of paying less money per kilogram of the apple. So, they preferred selling outside to earn higher profit…

Haryana, Maha Polls

Haryana, Maha Polls

The message from the two elections is loud and clear: Hindutva cannot be entirely banked upon as the game-changer in the electoral contests across the country. In Haryana and Maharashtra, the bread and butter issues too resonated with the people. The national economy which is currently witnessing a slowdown is beginning to bite.…

Four Point Formula?

Four Point Formula?

The governments in New Delhi and Islamabad need to build upon the legacy of dialogue and reconciliation of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Manmohan Singh and Musharraf to create a framework for Kashmir solution. We need such a process again but this time to be taken to its logical conclusion.…

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