ELECTION

  • Navjot Singh Sidhu's convoy attacked by stone-pelters in Jammu 1 hour 0 minutes 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...
  • Campaigning ends for final phase of polling in Jharkhand, 208 candidates in fray for 16 seats 4 hours 47 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Campaigning ended on Thursday for the fifth and final phase polling for 16 Assembly constituencies in Jharkhand which will go the polls on December 20. "Polling will begin at 7 AM and end at 3 PM in all 16 constituencies," an Election Commission official said. Altogether 208 candidates, including 16 women...
  • J&K polls: Campaigning for final phase ends with 213 candidates in fray on 20 seats 5 hours 53 minutes 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 16 hours 1 minutes 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 16 hours 35 minutes 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 Yesterday

    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...
  • Jharkhand CM describes BJP as 'loot' party Yesterday

    Pakur (Jharkhand): Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Tuesday alleged that the BJP was a party of "loot", a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the people in Santhal Pargana region to throw "looters" out of power in the ensuing Assembly elections. "BJP ek lootera party hei (BJP is...
  • Omar government failed on all fronts: Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed Yesterday

    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...
  • Jammu and Kashmir faced discrimination in the past, says PM Modi 2 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...
  • Plough, not guns, brings harvest: PM Modi 3 days ago

    Dumka (Jharkhand): Appealing to the people of naxal-hit Jharkhand to shun violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked them to take a plough in hand instead of guns to bring harvest and development to the state. "Taking plough on the shoulder, not gun, brings 'hariyali' (harvest)," he said while addressing...
  • Punish those who ravaged Jharkhand: PM Modi to voters 3 days ago

    Ranchi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appealed to people of Jharkhand to punish through votes those who plundered the state. Addressing an election rally in Dumka, he said, "As a mother punishes her children who commit mistake to ensure that the mistake is not committed again, people of Santhal region...
  • NC derailed peace process along the International Border: Mufti 3 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...
  • Shinzo Abe's coalition secures big Japan election win with record low turnout 4 days ago

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition cruised to a big election win on Sunday, ensuring he will stick to reflationary economic policies and a muscular security stance, but record low turnout pointed to broad dissatisfaction with his performance. NHK public TV said Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and junior partner the...
  • Ballot is our reply to Pakistan bullet: Residents of border hamlets 4 days 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...
  • J&K polls: Fourth phase records 49 pc polling, only 16 pc Kashmiri Pandit exercise their franchise 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Rejecting election boycott call given by separatists and spurt in terror attacks, fourth phase of the five-phased Legislative Assembly elections in 18 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir recorded a good voter turnout. Several seats, including Amriakadal which witnessed an increase of over 10 per cent against 2008, recorded a...
  • CM's religion is not important, his vision and personality is, says Arun Jaitley 4 days 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 4 days 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...
  • 61.08 per cent voter turnout in 4th phase of Jharkhand polls 4 days ago

    Ranchi: Polling in 15 constituencies of the state on Sunday ended with 61.08 per cent electorate exercising their franchise in the penultimate phase of the Assembly elections in Jharkhand as the day passed off peacefully. The polling, which began at 7 AM in all the seats, ended at 3 PM in...
  • Assembly elections: overall 49 per cent polling registered in J&K 4 days 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 4 days 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...
  • Arvind Kejriwal will address over 85 poll rallies in Delhi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: With growing demand from party candidates to campaign in their constituencies, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will address over 85 rallies over the next two months. Party sources said the former Delhi chief minister will address 25 rallies in December and 60 rallies in January, with a target of at...
  • Conventional arithmetic will not work in J&K polls: Arun Jaitley 4 days ago

    Jammu: Seeking a mandate in favour of BJP in Jammu and Kashmir, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that conventional poll arithmetic in the state would not work in this election, maintaining the ground chemistry has changed. "When there is a change in the ground chemistry, the conventional arithmetic does...
  • J&K elections: BJP candidates get into fracas at polling booths 4 days ago

    Srinagar: BJP candidate from Shopian Javed Ahmad Qadri on Sunday was caught on camera assaulting a man in a polling booth, while another candidate Hina Bhat allegedly slapped an election official claiming irregularities. Qadri thrashed an unidentified man claiming he had entered the polling booth without a voter slip at Moochwad...
  • BJP launches special bus in Mehrauli to woo voters 4 days ago

    New Delhi: With an aim to woo voters ahead of the Delhi assembly polls, BJP has come out with a special bus in Mehrauli, installed with an LCD TV, which will screen a short film highlighting development works undertaken in the constituency and seek suggestion from voters. "Mission Mehrauli" bus will...
  • J&K polls: BJP poster girl in Kashmir Hina Bhat allegedly slaps polling officer, another candidate thrashes voter 4 days 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...
  • J&K elections: BJP's Hina Bhat slaps polling officer, another candidate thrashes voter 4 days ago

    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...
  • BJP MP Maheish Girri hits out at AAP, Congress; says they did nothing for Delhi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: With Delhi getting ready to elect a new Assembly after a long period of political uncertainty and logjam, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Maheish Girri hit out at both the Congress and Aam Aadmi Party during a public meeting saying that one opened only beer bars and other only...
  • Jharkhand elections: 'Gangs of Wasseypur' plays out on the streets of Dhanbad 4 days ago

    Like the 2012 hit movie 'Gangs of Wasseypur', which highlighted power struggles and politics of three criminal families, the battle for Jharkhand is being waged inside the Surajdev Singh mansion of Dhanbad, considered the unofficial power centre of India's coal capital. ...
  • Assembly elections live: J&K records 49 per cent polling overall, says Election Commission 4 days ago

    Voting to begin in the fourth phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • Assembly elections live: 61 per cent voter turn out registered in Jharkhand 4 days ago

    The 15 constituencies that go to polls on Sunday are, Madhupur, Deogarh (SC), Bagodar, Jamua (SC), Gandey, Giridih, Dumri, Bokaro, Chandankyari (SC), Sindri, Nirsa, Dhanbad, Jharia, Tundi and Baghmara. ...