From time immemorial rice has been the staple crop in Kashmir grown through out the valley of Kashmir and the staple food of the indigenous population. Yet, the state has never acquired self-sufficiency in food grains, in spite of agriculture sector continuing to be the major sector contributor to the state domestic product. However the analysis of data reveals that the dependence on agriculture as a permanent occupation is continuously declining. Agriculture continues to be a major sector but it no longer constitutes a mainstay of the majority of the population in its true perspective.In Jammu and Kashmir economy, structural transformation took place in the post independence period as the contribution of agriculture towards state domestic product declined from 37.63 percent (1980-81) to about 28.89 percent (2007-08) following the expansion of other sector of the economy. Despite, this decline agriculture continues to be the dominant sector of the economy because of the dismal performance of the economy with regard to industrialization, which is evident from the fact that the contribution of manufacturing sector has more or less remained constant over the plan period both at constant and current and current prices. The…
1987. He argued that the roots of the Kashmir crisis may be traced to 1947 but the continuing conflict ‘has much to do with the events that have unfolded in the decades’ after that. Bose, a professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics, have tried to dissect the history of Kashmir post 1947 to determine ‘how the Kashmir conflict has come to present such a grave threat to South Asia’s peace  and what can be done to resolve this.
Bose’s book is divided…
The Maharaja opted for a temporary accession with India and as such many cases of treasons were filed against the Shiekh Abdullah for his Quit Kashmir movement by the Govt. of India. With the help of Mahatma Gandhi & Jawaharlal Nehru, all the cases were withdrawn for which Sheikh Abdullah supported the accession of Kashmir with India.
Pakistan, with the help of Qabailie Jihadies, sent its troops in 1948 to Kashmir and annexed 3/4th of its territory. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru took the matter to…
in this breath taking and tiring pilgrimage by some times even risking their lives. This yatra leads finally to a shrine which is in a cave in the Himalayas near the city of Pahalgam. Amarnath shrine is Hindu shrine located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. This shrine is dedicated to lord Shiva who is here referred to as Shri Amarnathji or Shri Barfaani Babaji. The shrine is opened for only fourty five days opening on Shravana Ekadasi and ends on the festival day of Raksha Bandhan. The…
spiti, Kullu and Chamba are particularly vulnerable to the hazard of avalanches.
Table 2.1: Avalanche hazard and the damage occurred
Year Location Damage occur
Lahaul and Spiti
Earthquake shocks triggered the avalanche of great dimensions damaging road net work
Lahaul and Spiti
About 30 people killed, road and property damaged.
Lahaul and Spiti
About 237 people killed. Communication disrupted
Lahaul and Spiti
Tinku avalanche occurs…
Self-determination is considered for those who live in Kashmir on one way to explore a solution to the problem. In this study, the idea is only explored for Jammu Kashmir due to difficulties getting the data on Azad Kashmir. Five options were explored in this study. The quantitative analysis of the data shows that the demand for Kashmir’s independence is high among the people of Kashmir. However the full independence for Jammu Kashmir does not seem to be possible due to likely opposition from…
The Kashmiri migrants were forced to leave their ancestral property and settle down as refugees in different refugee camps of Jammu district. This resulted not only in the losses of their huge properties, but also loss in their physical and mental health too. Some Kashmiri migrants suffered from psychiatric morbidity in a camp (Banal and Thappa, 2010). Some researches show the prevalence of dementia in the migration camp (Sunil and Sushil, 2008). So this study is done to show the effect of…
For studying this topic further I would like to use the method of case study. The following cases will be analyzed:
1. Entick v. Carrington
2. Ashby v. White
3. Marzette v. Williams
4. Constantine v. Imperial London Hotels
5. Morningstar v. Lafayette Hotel Company and lastly,
6. Bhim Singh v. State of Jammu and Kashmir
INJURIA SINE DAMNO
The maxim injuria sine damno literally means a legal wrong that causes no actual damage to anyone, this means that a tortious act…
recounts an incident..
Few militants barged into an elderly man's house to kill him but they could not find him as he was hiding in a sack of rice , when they were about to leave , a local Muslim neighbour told them to check the bag of rice, on finding the man hidden, they pumped the sack with bullets . His wife was then forced to eat the blood stained rice.
In another incident a young Kashmiri Pandit boy was killed and his kidneys were extracted , his parents were then forced to chew on…
How to reach Amarnath
Amarnath cave is a very popular Hindu pilgrimage which is located in the South of Jammu and Kashmir. Thousands of pilgrims visit Amarnath every year despite the risks it holds. The Amaranth cave is almost 3,888 m above the sea level and is a Hindu shrine. Every year almost four thousand devotees visit amaranth. This place is about 141 km from Srinagar which is popularly known as the summer capital of India. This shrine is considered as one of the most important parts of…