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  • Jammu and Kashmir awaits election results, National Conference faces rout, PDP eyes power 4 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Kashmir Valley is in the midst of Chillai-Kalan, a period of 40 days of harshest winter, even as the political temperature is rising in the state with political parties, candidates, voters, the Central government and even the world community waiting for Assembly elections results with bated breath. The...
  • PDP will have number to form government in J&K: Naeem Akthar 5 hours 14 minutes ago

    The counting of votes of 2014 Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections is scheduled on December 23 and People's Democratic Party leader Naeem Akthar feels PDP will have number to form government in the state. ...
  • Parliamentary panel raps J&K government for inadequate steps on flood warning 7 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel on Monday rapped Jammu and Kashmir government for not taking sufficient measures on the forewarning of the meteorological department about "more than normal" heavy showers during the recent floods and also asked the Centre "not to shrug off its responsibility" in rebuilding the flood-ravaged state. The...
  • J&K polls: Counting of votes for 87 Assembly seats on Tuesday 8 hours 20 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Counting of votes in Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir will be taken up on Tuesday even as Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's tweet slamming the UPA government for not conferring the Bharat Ratna on former Prime Minister and BJP stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee created a buzz. ...
  • J&K Assembly elections: IBNLive journalist analyses situation before counting 8 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Jammu & Kashmir will get a new government on Tuesday. The votes polled in the five phase-election to the state assembly will be counted on Tuesday. IBNLive journalist DP Satish who visited the Kashmir valley to file ground reports on the election analyses the situation and feels that...
  • Tweet on Vajpayee no hint of reaching out to BJP: Omar Abdullah 10 hours 20 minutes ago

    Srinagar: A day before counting day for the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls, state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said his support for conferring the Bharat Ratna on former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was not an indication that he was reaching out to the BJP for a post-poll alliance. Talking...
  • Snapshot: Migratory birds spotted at Srinagar's Dal Lake 11 hours 6 minutes ago

    As Srinagar freezes at minus 1.8 degree Celsius, a flock of migratory birds was spotted at Dal Lake on Monday morning. ...
  • Awaiting the Jharkhand and J&K verdict on Tuesday 14 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As one awaits the declaration of results now sealed in the EVMs by voters of Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir, the factors that are likely to shape it and the implications of the possible verdict merit analysis. Exit and Opinion polls are more or less unanimous on Jharkhand...
  • Jammu & Kashmir elections: Key candidates to watch out for 17 hours 4 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Counting of votes for the 87 Assembly seats in Jammu & Kashmir will take place on Tuesday. The polling that took place over an elaborate five phased elections witnessed remarkable voter turnout with the fifth phase recording 76 per cent voter turnout. The contest in Jammu & Kashmir has become...
  • Record polling registered in J&K and Jharkhand: EC 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir recorded a "historic and unprecedented" polling in the last 27 years with 66 per cent electorate exercising their franchise in the five phases, the last one today recording a high 76 per cent with voters braving freezing temperatures. The streak of strong balloting was also followed...
  • J&K polls: Continuing positive trend of high voter turnout, final phase records 76 per cent polling 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Continuing the positive trend of high voting percentage set by the first four phases, the fifth and the last leg of Legislative Assembly elections for 20 segments in Jammu region witnessed a remarkable turnout. Unprecedented security arrangements along the India-Pakistan border and hinterland ensured that voting was by and large...
  • J&K exit poll: PDP may win 36-41 seats, BJP 16-22, NC & Congress 9-13 each, no seat for BJP in Valley 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Axis APM exit poll predicts the People Democratic Party (PDP) victory in Jammu & Kashmir. According to the exit poll the PDP is expected to get 36-41 seats in the 87-member state Assembly. The BJP which fought the election with a lot of spirit is expected to...
  • J&K polls: 76 per cent voter turnout recorded in the final phase 2 days ago

    Jammu: The fifth and final phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir ended peacefully on Saturday, with nearly 76 per cent of the voters casting their ballot in 20 constituencies, officials said. "Polling ended peacefully in all the 20 constituencies of Jammu, Rajouri and Kathua districts at 4 pm," an...
  • J&K: Soldiers vote to 'guard' democracy even after hanging uniforms 2 days ago

    Kathua: Retired servicemen, who had fought Indo-Pak wars in this border constituency of Jammu and Kashmir, on Saturday braved the winter chill for their "national duty" to caste votes and strengthen democracy in the state, in their bid to counter the ongoing Pakistan-sponsored proxy war. 79-year-old retired Naib Subedar Kartar Singh,...
  • J&K: Another sarpanch shot dead by unidentified terrorists in Sopore 2 days ago

    Sopore: Another sarpanch has been killed by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore district even as voting for the fifth and final phase is underway in the state. Ghulam Ahmad Bhat (65), a resident of Bomai, was fired upon by unidentified gunmen near the main chowk in the village, causing...
  • Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand vote in last phase of Assembly polls today amidst high security 2 days ago

    Jammu/Ranchi: Voting for the fifth and final phase of assembly elections will take place in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand amidst high security after recent terror attacks in the valley and neighbouring Pakistan. While 213 candidates will be battling it out for 20 seats in the fifth phase of Jammu...
  • Countdown begins for final phase of Assembly polls in J&K 3 days ago

    Jammu: Stage is set for the fifth and final leg of Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday in which several high-profile candidates, including Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, will try their luck in 20 seats spread over three districts of Jammu amid a strong security deployment. After a record...
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu's convoy attacked by stone-pelters in Jammu 4 days ago

    Jammu: BJP leader Navjot Sidhu's convoy was on Thursday attacked by unidentified assailants who pelted the cars with bricks and stones, leaving his driver injured at Bhor camp on the outskirts of Jammu city, police said. Sidhu was campaigning in the Bhor camp area for the party candidate from Gandhi Nagar...
  • J&K polls: Campaigning for final phase ends with 213 candidates in fray on 20 seats 4 days ago

    Jammu: After a record turnout of voters in the previous four phases, high-voltage campaigning for the fifth and final leg of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, to be held on December 20, ended on Thursday, with a number of high-profile candidates, including Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, trying their...
  • J&K: Security forces gun down one terrorist in Kupwara 4 days ago

    Jammu: One terrorist has been killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. The brief encounter lasted for nearly an hour. The security forces launched an operation in Bazpora area of Kupwara on Thursday morning following information about presence of terrorists there, a police official...
  • J&K: Encounter on in Kupwara, 2-3 terrorists likely to be trapped 4 days ago

    Jammu: Yet another gunbattle is underway between terrorists and security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. Two-three terrorists are likely to be holed up. The police have area cordoned off the area. There have been no reports of casualties so far from either side. The attack comes just...
  • Jammu and Kashmir faced discrimination in the past, says PM Modi 6 days ago

    Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said there was a feeling among the people of Jammu region that they have been discriminated against and have not been given their rightful share in development. "I have worked for my organisation for many years in Jammu and Kashmir. Whenever I would come...
  • NC derailed peace process along the International Border: Mufti 1 week ago

    Jammu: PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday accused the ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir of derailing the peace process between India and Pakistan. "The present regime led by National Conference (NC) has derailed the process of peace along the International Border. It is very unfortunate that the...
  • Ballot is our reply to Pakistan bullet: Residents of border hamlets December 14, 2014

    Samba: Shattered and forced to leave their homes due to repeated ceasefire violations from across the IB, residents of villages in the border district who came out in large numbers to cast their votes on Sunday said they have answered the Pakistani bullets with their ballots. "The ballot is our reply...
  • J&K Assembly elections: FIR registered against BJP's Shopian candidate for thrashing a voter December 14, 2014

    Srinagar: An FIR has been registered against the BJP candidate from Shopian Javed Aahmad Qadri who got into a brawl with a voter Srinagar on Sunday. Qadri allegedly thrashed the voter inside a polling station in Jammu and Kashmir. Qadri thrashed an unidentified person in presence of the polling staff...
  • J&K polls: BJP poster girl in Kashmir Hina Bhat allegedly slaps polling officer, another candidate thrashes voter December 14, 2014

    Srinagar: In an embarrassment to Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), its poster girl in Kashmir valley and Amria Kadal candidate Hina Bhat on Sunday allegedly slapped an on-duty Polling Officer in uptown Chanapora. Sources said Hina entered into a heated argument with the polling staff at a polling station in Chanapora in...
  • J&K elections: BJP's Hina Bhat slaps polling officer, another candidate thrashes voter December 14, 2014

    Srinagar: BJP candidate from Jammu & Kashmir's Shopian constituency Javed Ahmad Qadri on Sunday allegedly thrashed a voter inside a polling station. Qadri thrashed an unidentified man in presence of the polling staff inside the polling station at Moochwad in south Kashmir Shopian district claiming that he had entered the booth...
  • Assembly elections live: J&K records 49 per cent polling overall, says Election Commission December 14, 2014

    Voting to begin in the fourth phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • Fourth phase of Assembly elections in Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand today December 14, 2014

    Ranchi/Srinagar: Voting for 18 Assembly constituencies in Jammu & Kashmir and 15 seats in Jharkhand takes place in the fourth phase of Assembly elections in the states on Sunday. In the penultimate round of the five-phased elections in J&K, the fate of 182 candidates including two chief ministerial aspirants and Speaker...
  • Live: High turnout of 61 per cent in Jharkhand, while polling dips to 49 per cent in J&K December 14, 2014

    Voting to begin on Sunday in the fourth phase elections of the states Jammu & Kashmir and Jharkhand. ...