Jammu and Kashmir

International Democracy Day 2020: Lockdown on Indian democracy

International Democracy Day 2020: Lockdown on Indian democracy

September 15, 2020

“I was supposed to receive an award from the state government for one the best professors but suddenly after a Facebook post, my name was withdrawn from the list of nominees,” says an assistant professor at Lucknow University. “All I did was to put up a Facebook post about ...

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Modi’s myriad challenges

Modi’s myriad challenges

January 9, 2020

After storming into office for a second time with a thumping majority, challenges for Narendra Modi’s government has not wilted in any way. Instead it has taken myriad forms…

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Rapes in India

Rapes in India

December 17, 2019

Every subsequent horrific rape in India leads to calls for and often passage of newer laws to deal with the spate of crimes against women. There are enough severe laws against these, but challenges lie in poor implementation as well as a sense of lawlessness that pervades parts o...

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INFOCOM 2019 organises state forums to showcase their potential

INFOCOM 2019 organises state forums to showcase their potential

December 9, 2019

The three-day conference INFOCOM in its 18th edition has adopted the theme of facing the challenges of VUCA world and winning. VUCA is an acronym that stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity, a combination of qualities that, taken together, characterise the n...

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Kashmir: Indian MPs barred, red carpet for European lawmakers

Kashmir: Indian MPs barred, red carpet for European lawmakers

October 29, 2019

Even as the three former chief ministers continue to be incarcerated and thousand others jailed for more than 80 days, Modi government has rolled out a red carpet welcome to the European lawmakers to mobilise global opinion on Kashmir.

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Jammu and Kashmir: Caged and cut-off

Jammu and Kashmir: Caged and cut-off

August 21, 2019

A fortnight after special status of Jammu and Kashmir was scrapped, the state- a flashpoint between arch rivals India and Pakistan that hit the global headlines, is conspicuously silent as well as caged and cut-off.

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A final solution for Kashmir conundrum

A final solution for Kashmir conundrum

August 6, 2019

India has scrapped the special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Obvious question that emerges is does this decision have any internal, financial and external fallout?

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TTF Kolkata observes another full house edition

TTF Kolkata observes another full house edition

July 18, 2019

Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF), India’s oldest and one of the largest travel trade show network celebrated its 30th edition of TTF Kolkata this year from July 12-14 with 450+ exhibitors and a record turnout of 10,000 visitors.

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Jammu – An eclectic mix of offerings

Jammu – An eclectic mix of offerings

November 14, 2018

A living testimony to its rich culture, heritage and tourism, Jammu has a plethora of sightseeing places which holds many spellbound histories within its forts, temples and palaces.

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Jammu tourism focusing on domestic tourists

Jammu tourism focusing on domestic tourists

September 29, 2018

Jammu Tourism is primarily focusing on domestic tourists from north, central and south India. The tourism department is also promoting adventure sports, including hiking and trekking, for national and international tourists.

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Kashmir conundrum

Kashmir conundrum

June 21, 2018

Jammu and Kashmir plunged into political uncertainty with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pulling back its alliance with the People's Democratic Party (PDP). The question is when will normalcy return to the state with uncertainty looming large?

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Spice plantation destinations in India

Spice plantation destinations in India

November 27, 2017

Spice up your travel routes by visiting these spice plantation destinations for a natural detox with a hint of luxury. India is the land of spices and Indians are known for their penchant for spicy foods. From chilli, mustard, clove, cumin, cardamom, cinnamon to nutmeg, whole spi...

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