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  • UPA government should have conferred Bharat Ratna on Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Omar 10 hours 55 minutes ago

    Jammu: Amid speculation that Atal Bihari Vajpayee may be bestowed with Bharat Ratna, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said the UPA government should have conferred the country's highest civilian honour on the former Prime Minister. Omar also said it was a "lost chance" for the UPA, which...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • NC derailed peace process along the International Border: Mufti 6 days 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...
  • 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...
  • J&K polls: BJP poster girl in Kashmir Hina Bhat allegedly slaps polling officer, another candidate thrashes voter 1 week ago

    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...
  • 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...
  • BJP chief Amit Shah slams NC, PDP, Congress for 'lack of development' in J&K December 11, 2014

    Srinagar: BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the ruling National Conference (NC)-Congress government in Jammu and Kashmir as well as on the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alleging that the funds being sent by the Centre were not reaching the people of the state. However,...
  • J&K Assembly polls live: 58 per cent polling registered in third phase of elections December 9, 2014

    Sixty four crorepatis and nine candidates facing criminal charges are among the 138 in fray in 16 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir which will go to polls in the third phase on December 9. This phase will seal the fate of big names, including chief minister Omar Abdullah. ...
  • J&K polls: NC candidate stokes controversy, calls boycott of polls 'democratic' December 6, 2014

    Srinagar: National Conference candidate from Baramulla assembly constituency Ghulam Hassan Rahi has stoked a controversy by saying the calls for boycott of elections in the state is part of a "democratic" process. "This is a democracy. Those calling for boycott also have their role," he said when asked to comment...
  • Omar reiterates his stand, says will not rest until AFSPA is revoked from J&K December 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Reiterating his stand on controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said that National Conference (NC) would not rest until the Act is not completely revoked from Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing election rallies in Tral, Uri and Baramulla in north Kashmir, Omar said,...
  • PM Modi's 'Mission Kashmir' wins perception battle in the 'land of saffron' December 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has achieved something which no other BJP leader in the past was able to achieve. He has made the BJP a visible party in Kashmir. The BJP had no existence in the Kashmir valley before this. It was known as a 'letter head' party with...
  • Sajjad Lone fooling J&K voters: NC leader December 2, 2014

    National Conference leader Choudhary Ramzan has accused People's Democratic leader Sajjad Lone of fooling the electorate of Jammu & Kashmir. ...
  • Election Commission says over 71% voting in 18 seats of Jammu and Kashmir in the 2nd phase of Assembly elections December 2, 2014

    As many as 18 constituencies of Jammu & Kashmir voted in the second phase of Assembly polls on Tuesday....
  • Polling for 2nd phase in Kashmir on Tuesday, cut throat competition between NC, PDP December 1, 2014

    Srinagar: Over 7.32 lakh voters will decide the fate of 90 candidates, including three ministers of the ruling National Conference (NC), who are in the fray for nine Assembly constituencies going to polls on Tuesday in the second phase of the five-phased Legislative Assembly elections in Kashmir valley. Polling will...
  • Watch: BJP's J&K election campaign in full swing December 1, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party is trying hard to make inroads into the Valley in the ongoing five-phase Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections. ...
  • Sajjad Lone senses desire for change in J&K, ready to support BJP in its 'Mission 44+' December 1, 2014

    Srinagar: As Jammu and Kashmir will vote in the second phase on Tuesday, the terror-hit areas of Kupwara and Handwara are in the fray this time and the desire for change is apparent in these constituencies. It is an apple belt but the money is limited to a handful few. ...
  • Sajjad-Modi meet: Omar Abdullah says former separatist leader needs BJP to come at front November 29, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday hit out at former separatist leader Sajjad Lone for meeting with Prime Minister Narenda Modi and for warming up to BJP. "Sajjad needs BJP to come at front," Omar said. Ahead of the Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the...
  • J&K polls: Omar seeks refuge in BJP lap, can even align with the devil to be in power, alleges Mehbooba November 29, 2014

    Srinagar: Accusing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah of seeking refuge in the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) to secure his political future in Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti said National Conference (NC) can align even with the devil to keep her party out of the power in...
  • J&K polls: Modi promises development, freedom from corruption November 28, 2014

    Udhampur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday lured the electorate in Jammu and Kashmir giving them hope of a better tomorrow at an election rally ahead of the second phase of Assembly polls. Addressing a rally in Udhampur, Modi accused the ruling National Conference (NC), Congress and the People's Democratic Party...
  • J&K polls: Heavy security blanket put in place for Modi's rally November 28, 2014

    Udhampur: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally, a multi-tier security has been put in place in Udhampur in view of the terrorist attack that left ten people, including three civilians, dead. A multi-tier security set up has been put in place at the venue of the rally at Battal Balian...
  • BJP questions Omar Abdullah on ground realities in J&K November 28, 2014

    Jammu: BJP on Thursday hit back at Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for his remarks that BJP leadership was ignorant about ground realities of Jammu and Kashmir, asking why the NC leader had not resolved the issues of the people, if he knew them during his party's rule here in the...
  • Congress hits back at Omar, calls him unfit for CM November 28, 2014

    Jammu: In a scathing attack on Omar Abdullah for accusing Congress of "opportunism and falsehood", Congress on Thursday termed him as being "unfit" for CM's post. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday hit out at Congress for trying to take credit for all the good work done by NC-led government and...
  • BJP's poster girl Heena Shafi kicks up a row, says nobody can dare to snatch Article 370 from J&K November 27, 2014

    Srinagar: At a time when the Bharatiya Janata Party is trying to make a mark in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, it has found a strong face in 34-year-old candidate Heena Shafi Bhat. But the poster girl of the BJP in Kashmir has kicked up a row by taking a...
  • J&K polls: 195 candidates file nominations for 4th phase November 26, 2014

    Jammu: A total of 195 candidates have filed their nominations for the fourth phase of polls to be held in 18 Assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir on December 14. As the deadline for the filing of nominations closed on Wednesday, a total of 195 candidates have filed their papers...
  • J&K Assembly elections: Polling for first phase today; 7 ministers, 12 MLAs in the fray November 25, 2014

    Srinagar: Over 10.50 lakh voters will get to decide the political fate of 123 candidates, including seven ministers and 12 sitting MLAs, who are in the fray in 15 constituencies in the first phase of the five phased Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. Polling will start at 8:00...
  • Polling for first phase in 15 constituencies on Tuesday in J&K November 24, 2014

    Srinagar/Ranchi: Amidst security alert about possible Maoist attacks on politicians in Jharkhand and militant groups' poll boycott call in Jammu and Kashmir, the stage was set for the first of staggered assembly elections in the two states on Tuesday. The first phase will cover 15 seats in Jammu and Kashmir,...
  • Campaign ends for first phase of polls in J&K, Jharkhand November 23, 2014

    Srinagar/Ranchi: Campaigning for the first phase of polling on Tuesday for 15 assembly seats in Jammu and Kashmir and 13 Maoist-hit constituencies in Jharkhand ended on Sunday, with BJP hoping to continue its winning streak in the multi-cornered contests riding on the 'Modi wave'. 123 candidates are in the fray...