In Kashmir, New Delhi is searching for a modern day Bakshi Ghulam Mohammad

A coalition of the willing is being readied to play the role of the King's Party in J&K

Bharat Bhushan

In keeping with a Dogra tradition initiated by Maharaja Ranbir Singh in 1872, the Darbar in the now Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will move from the summer capital of Srinagar to the winter capital of Jammu from November 4. But a more significant shift that should not go unnoticed is the firm and relentless displacement at ground level of bureaucrats appointed from the Prime Minister’s Office as control passes into the hands of the Union Home Ministry. The Governor and most appointed to run the state have been shifted out. Satya Pal Malik, who was expected to continue to ...