ELECTIONS

  • Watch: Young Kashmiris speak out 50 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN caught up with few woman students of the prestigious Kashmir University in Srinagar on their expectations and aspirations. ...
  • Pakistan must move beyond shaking hands to improve ties: Rajnath Singh 5 hours 7 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that India wants to have good neighbourly relations with Pakistan, but cautioned that mere shaking of hands would not restore such relations between the two countries. Addressing a Bharatiya Janata Party election rally in Uri town on phone after inclement weather prevented his scheduled...
  • BJP to consult youths, RWAs for drawing up Delhi poll manifesto 13 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: BJP has decided to include the demands of youths and traders and RWAs of unauthorised colonies and slums representatives in its manifesto for fresh Assembly polls in Delhi. A meeting of senior BJP leaders was held on Friday to prepare a blueprint of its election manifesto. "We have decided to...
  • Braving all odds, Army guards LoC in Gurez to stop infiltration before it snows 19 hours 15 minutes ago

    Gurez: Braving all odds, particularly cold and harsh conditions at the forward posts in the border town of Gurez in North Kashmir, the Army has maintained round-the-clock vigil along the Line of Control (LoC) to stop terrorists from sneaking into this side from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) before snow blocks all...
  • Rahul Gandhi interacts with party workers in Jamshedpur 21 hours 45 minutes ago

    Jamshedpur: AICC Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday interacted with party workers at the airport here before he boarded a chopper for campaigning in the adjoining West Singhbhum district in Jharkhand. Gandhi patiently heard the party workers and also met Jamshedpur West sitting MLA and party candidate Banna Gupta, who is...
  • Assembly polls: No 'Modi wave' in Jharkhand, says CM Hemant Soren 22 hours 5 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren is hopeful that the 'Modi wave' would not spoil his party Jharkhand Mukti Morcha's (JMM) poll prospects. In an exclusive interview to Network 18, Soren hit out at the BJP saying that it had encouraged state machinery to act as politicians. Campaigning for the...
  • J&K polls: Modi promises development, freedom from corruption 22 hours 34 minutes ago

    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: Army kills fourth terrorist hiding in a makeshift bunker in Arnia sector, encounter ends 22 hours 38 minutes ago

    Jammu: The encounter in Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir that was underway since Thursday morning has ended with the Army killing the fourth terrorist who had been in hiding in a makeshift bunker. Three other terrorists had been killed on Thursday during the fierce gunbattle with the Army. Four civilians...
  • Live: None of the PMs have visited J&K as many times as I have, says Modi in Udhampur 23 hours 57 minutes ago

    Ahead of the second phase of polls in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing a rally in Udhampur. He is also slated to address a rally in Poonch. ...
  • Rajasthan University students, police clash outside varsity campus Yesterday

    Jaipur: The students of Rajasthan University on Friday clashed with police during their protests against them outside the varsity campus. The police resorted to using mild force to prevent students from blocking the road as they pelted stones at policemen. One student attempted self-immolation in which four students were injured....
  • Political instability keeping Jharkhand behind, says former CM Arjun Munda Yesterday

    Ranchi: With the five-phase Assembly polls underway in Jharkhand to elect the 10th government in 14 years, instability is the issue that is uppermost in the minds of voters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also flagged the issue in his campaign speeches, terming it as the single-most important factor behind lack...
  • J&K: Heavy firing resumes in Arnia a day after Army guns down four terrorists in encounter Yesterday

    Jammu: Heavy firing has resumed in the Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir a day after four terrorists were killed in a fierce encounter with the security forces. Combing operations had been underway by the Army to find any remaining terrorists hidden in the area. Four terrorists had been killed...
  • J&K polls: Heavy security blanket put in place for Modi's rally Yesterday

    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...
  • Made in India EVMs power Africa's first e-vote Yesterday

    Windhoek: Namibia will vote in Africa's first electronic ballot Friday, a general election that will usher in a new president and quotas to put more women in government. Opposition parties had launched an 11th-hour challenge to the use of the Indian-made e-voting machines, claiming the lack of a paper trail...
  • Army uses tanks to search for hidden terrorists in Arnia sector, PM Modi to campaign in J&K today Yesterday

    Arnia: Hours after a fierce gunbattle between terrorists and security forces in Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army is conducting search operations to flush out any remaining terrorists hidden in the area. Four terrorists were killed while four civilians and three jawans also lost their lives in the...
  • BJP questions Omar Abdullah on ground realities in J&K Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • J&K polls: NC raking autonomy, AFSPA issues to avoid accountability, says Congress Yesterday

    Bardal: Hitting out at its former ally, Congress on Thursday said that National Conference is raking up autonomy and AFSPA issues to avoid accountability for their non performance in the state. "NC is again resorting to their wild cries to repeat their old rhetorics to avoid accountability for their non...
  • J&K: 3 terrorists, 1 soldier killed in fierce encounter in Arnia sector Yesterday

    Srinagar: One Junior Commissioned Officer was killed and two other soldiers were injured in an encounter in the Kathar village of Arnia sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Three terrorists were also killed in the gunbattle. Three civilians also lost their lives in the encounter. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said...
  • AIADMK organisational polls in 14 phases 2 days ago

    Chennai: The polls for various organisational positions in the ruling AIADMK will be held in 14 phases, beginning next month and staggered over more than four months, party general secretary Jayalalithaa said. The polls that will begin on December 11,...
  • BJP's poster girl Heena Shafi kicks up a row, says nobody can dare to snatch Article 370 from J&K 2 days ago

    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...
  • Incentives on to offer to shoot in J&K, but cinema halls shut in Kashmir Valley 2 days ago

    Srinagar: In an effort to boost tourism in Jammu and Kashmir, both the People's Democratic Party and National Conference have offered special incentives to filmmakers to shoot in the state even though no cinema halls are allowed to operate in Kashmir valley. Critically-acclaimed Bollywood movie 'Haider' was based on Kashmir and...
  • J&K polls: 195 candidates file nominations for 4th phase 2 days ago

    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...
  • Mahua Manjhi: Lit doyen dares BJP in its den 2 days ago

    An acclaimed novelist, a statutory body head and now a politician. Renowned Hindi literary luminary and Jharkhand Women's Commission chairperson, Mahua Manjhi has multiple faces. Though Manjhi's political foray may have come as a surprise to many, she has always been mindful of her people's sufferings. Her works have been...
  • Jharkhand: Security lapse during Rajnath Singh's poll campaign after helicopter loses its way 2 days ago

    Majhgaon: In a major security lapse, Home Minsiter Rajnath Singh's helicopter lost its way during his campaigning in Jharkhand. The helicopter landed in Majhgaon instead of landing in Badajamda in Chaibasa. It was only after a point of time that the pilot realised that he was going in the wrong...
  • Jharkhand: Naxals attack polling party at Latehar, encounter with CRPF personnel on 2 days ago

    Ranchi: A polling party was attacked by Naxals in Latehar in Jharkhand when they were returning from their cluster point to their base station on Wednesday morning. The incident took place after Jharkhand voted in the first phase of Assembly elections 2014 on Tuesday. An encounter is currently on between...
  • Battle for Jharkhand: Parties sniff victory in high voter turnout 3 days ago

    Ranchi: In the Naxal-hit 13 constituencies of Jharkhand, people came out in large numbers to vote and the queues seen outside the polling booths had a good number of elderly and women voters. The first phase of Jharkhand elections was a key test for security forces. Even though 1,752 booths were...
  • With no expectations from voters, Omar taking it easy in elections 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who is battling anti-incumbency factor and people's wrath in wake of the floods, is taking it easy in these Assembly elections. Talking to CNN-IBN on Tuesday, he said, "It is the easiest when nobody expects from you. The so-called experts have written of...
  • Rajnath lauds high voter turnout in Kashmir, Jharkhand 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday said the huge voter turnout in the Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand assembly elections was a "positive sign" and people had defied the threat of militants and Maoists. He said he was happy to learn of the huge turnout in the first phase of...
  • J&K: Ignoring boycott call, freezing weather, over 70 pc voters come out in the first phase of polls 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Despite a boycott call given by separatist leaders and chilly weather conditions, the first phase of the five phased Legislative Assembly elections in 15 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir recorded a remarkable voter turnout, setting a positive trend for the remaining four phases in the state. A massive security grid...