JAMMU AND KASHMIR

  • Will form next Kashmir government on our own, says PDP 2 hours 22 minutes ago

    Jammu: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday said it was confident of forming the next government in Jammu and Kashmir on its own and would not align with the Bharatiya Janata Party. Reacting to some media reports that said the PDP had said it was open to forming an alliance...
  • Jammu & Kashmir elections: Key candidates to watch out for 2 hours 46 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...
  • Live: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 2 4 hours 34 minutes ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) All-rounder Parvez Rasool struck an unbeaten half-century as Jammu and Kashmir put up a decent batting performance to reach 266 for six in their first innings of the Ranji Trophy Group A match against Baroda on Sunday. In another match, in...
  • Ranji Trophy Group, A: Rasool fifty steers J&K to 266/6 against Baroda 19 hours 34 minutes ago

    Vadodara: All-rounder Parvez Rasool struck an unbeaten half-century as Jammu and Kashmir put up a decent batting performance to reach 266 for six in their first innings of the Ranji Trophy Group A cricket match against Baroda here on Sunday. Put into bat by Baroda, the visitors' top order put up...
  • J&K contestants await results with bated breath Yesterday

    Srinagar: More than 800 contestants in Jammu and Kashmir will spend a couple of nervous nights till December 23 when counting of votes for elections to the 12th Legislative Assembly will be held, after a record turnout in the five-phase polls in the state. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Opposition PDP's...
  • Record polling registered in J&K and Jharkhand: EC Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • J&K polls: How the day unfolded 2 days ago

    Polling begins for the fifth and final leg of Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir 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 voter turnout in...
  • 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...
  • J&K election: 5th phase polling on Saturday, litmus test for BJP in Jammu 2 days ago

    Jammu: As many as 213 candidates, including Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand and four other ministers, will be battling it out for 20 Legislative Assembly seats in the fifth and the final leg of elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. This phase is very important for Bharatiya Janata Party...
  • Countdown begins for final phase of Assembly polls in J&K 2 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 3 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 3 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...
  • BJP won Lok Sabha polls on communal polarisation: Rahul Gandhi 5 days ago

    Gandhi Bani(Kathua): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that BJP succeeded in winning Lok Sabha polls by playing the communal card and even public failed to comprehend the fact. "BJP had succeeded in winning Lok Sabha elections based on communalism and even public failed to recognise the fact," Rahul told...
  • Omar government failed on all fronts: Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed 5 days ago

    Kalakote (Rajouri): Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday attacked Omar Abdullah government saying it has failed on all fronts as a result the Centre, instead of sanctioning relief funds to the state government for flood victims, directly sent to them. PDP Patron Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed while addressing an election rally here...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: Tamil Nadu get past Jammu & Kashmir at a canter on Day 3 5 days ago

    After humbling big boys Mumbai in their opening encounter, Jammu and Kashmir failed to weave their magic once again as they lost to Tamil Nadu by 277 runs on the third day of the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match. Chasing a mammoth 409 for a win in the four-day encounter...
  • Jammu and Kashmir faced discrimination in the past, says PM Modi 5 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...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 2, Day 2 1 week ago

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day one roundup: Uttar Pradesh medium-pacers continuously came back to check Madhya Pradesh on the opening day of the Group A Ranji Trophy match on Sunday. Left-arm spinner Rakesh Dhruv scalped four batsmen as Vidarbha bundled out Punjab for 195 on...
  • Ballot is our reply to Pakistan bullet: Residents of border hamlets 1 week ago

    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...
  • CM's religion is not important, his vision and personality is, says Arun Jaitley 1 week ago

    During 4th phase of elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "CM's religion is not important, his vision and personality is." ...
  • Assembly elections: Voter turnout dips to 49 per cent in J&K, Jharkhand records 61 per cent voting 1 week ago

    New Delhi: In the fourth phase of polling on Sunday, while voter turnout in Jammu and Kashmir dipped to 49 per cent as compared with the earlier three phases, Jharkhand recorded a relatively decent turnout with 61 per cent voting in the Naxal-affected constituencies. The voting in the two states...
  • Assembly elections: overall 49 per cent polling registered in J&K 1 week ago

    Srinagar: Defying separatists' boycott call and chilly weather, voters came out in good numbers on Sunday to record a 49 per cent turnout in the fourth and penultimate phase of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections that involved 18 seats. The polling in the four districts--Srinagar, Anantnag,...
  • J&K Assembly elections: FIR registered against BJP's Shopian candidate for thrashing a voter 1 week ago

    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...