JAMMU AND KASHMIR ASSEMBLY

  • BJP will get only handful of votes in Valley, says Omar 2 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday exuded confidence that his party, National Conference, will do fairly well in the upcoming Assembly polls in the state and predicted that BJP will get only "handful of votes" in the Valley. Omar praised Congress chief Sonia Gandhi for supporting...
  • J&K polls: BJP won't make Article 370 a poll issue, says Rajnath Singh 3 hours 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: BJP will not make the abrogation of Article 370 an election issue in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday indicated even as he said that attempts were being made by rival parties to create fear psychosis over the matter. "As elections in Jammu and Kashmir are...
  • J&K: Undeterred by disturbances at LoC, villagers say will vote in elections 4 hours 50 minutes ago

    Despite the recent exchange of fire at the Line of Control, residents of border village say they would exercise their franchise in the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections. ...
  • J&K: One man killed, 10 injured in motorcade mishap during PDP's election campaign 6 hours 4 minutes ago

    Srinagar: A man was killed on Saturday and 10 others were injured when a vehicle turned turtle during an election campaign in Nowgam area. The vehicle, which was part of motorcade of PDP candidate from Chadoora Javed Mustafa Mir, turned turtle at Suthsoo in Nowgam area this afternoon, a police official...
  • J&K: CM Omar Abdullah refutes Modi's allegations of corruption 6 hours 59 minutes ago

    Kishtwar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday refuted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations of corruption in the state. Omar questioning Modi's allegations said, "Had we actually been corrupt would people give us so much support?" Modi in his election rally asked people of Jammu and Kashmir to punish...
  • Will bring back Bollywood to Kashmir: Narendra Modi 7 hours 53 minutes ago

    Kishtwar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday promised to bring back "Bollywood to Kashmir". "I have to bring back Bollywood to Kashmir," said Modi while addressing a BJP rally in this Jammu and Kashmir town. Noting that the fastest growing industry in the world today is tourism industry, he said, "I have...
  • J&K polls: Modi assures to solve Kashmiri refugees' issues, asks people to punish NC, PDP 8 hours 55 minutes ago

    Kishtwar: Ahead of the Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that he will solve the Kashmir refugee issue if Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) comes to power. "I will solve problems of refugees that have been existing for 50 years," the Prime Minister said. While addressing an election rally in...
  • Live: Will solve all issues of Kashmiri refugees, says PM Modi in Kishtwar 9 hours 52 minutes ago

    Kishtwar: Ahead of the Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Jammu and Kashmir. Riding high on Modi wave, the state BJP unit expects that the PM's speech will be enough to drum up support for the party in the assembly polls. The Assembly polls in the...
  • J&K: Heavy security in Kishtwar ahead of PM Modi's rally 10 hours 6 minutes ago

    Kishtwar: Multi-tier security cover has been put in place in Kishtwar town ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to address a public rally in the poll-bound Jammu and Kashmir. Security men have been deployed at all the entry and exit points of the venue Chogan to regulate the people thronging...
  • PM Modi to hit campaign trail in J&K amidst pressure to clear BJP's stand on Article 370 14 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold a rally in the state on Saturday. Pressure is mounting on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the PM to reveal its stand on the controversial Article 370 in the state....
  • J&K elections: Vote for secular forces, says Congress president Sonia Gandhi Yesterday

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi addressed an election rally in Ramban in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday where she took a dig at the BJP and urged people to vote for secularism. She said, "I urge the voters in J&K to vote for secular forces, hence vote for congress and make...
  • Sonia Gandhi slams BJP, says it is playing politics over relief work Yesterday

    Bandipora (J&K): Accusing the BJP of playing politics over providing relief to flood victims of Jammu and Kashmir, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the ruling party at the Centre promised the sky but did not follow it up with action. Gandhi, who is here to campaign for Congress candidate...
  • Chinese incursions don't augur well for cordial ties: Rajnath Singh 2 days ago

    Leh: India on Thursday said that repeated incursions by Chinese troops into its territory "do not augur well" for maintaining cordial bilateral ties and accused China of illegally occupying Aksai Chin. Addressing an election rally in Leh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh also said that several development schemes could not be implemented...
  • Flood-hit Kashmiris battle cold, hunger; vent their ire on Omar Abdullah government 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Anger, frustration and helplessness - these are writ large on the faces of those who suffered massively during the 2014 Kashmir floods. Many victims not only lost their belongings but some also saw their houses come down like a pack of cards as an angry Jhelum broke its banks...
  • 90 candidates in fray for 9 seats in 2nd phase in Kashmir, tough fight between NC, PDP 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Three ministers of the ruling National Conference are among the 90 candidates, who are in the fray for nine Assembly constituencies going to polls on December 2 in the second phase of the five-phased Legislative Assembly elections in Kashmir valley. The ministers who are seeking re-election from their respective...
  • Omar Abdullah asks BJP to clarify stand on Article 370, thanks Centre for flood relief aid 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has asked the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) to clarify its stand regarding Article 370. "BJP needs to come clear on Article 370. They are talking one thing in Jammu and another in Kashmir. When Modi Sahib comes to Jammu for a rally, hope...
  • J&K polls: PDP will not ally with BJP, says Mehbooba Mufti 2 days ago

    Ahead of the J&K elections, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti ruled out any alliance with the BJP allegedly because of its divisive politics. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Mufti said, "The BJP is going about with its divisive agenda talking about the Gurjar votes, Pahari votes, Shia votes, Sikh votes and Kashmiri Pandit...
  • J&K polls: BJP hit by rebellion in Udhampur, Resi; 85 candidates in fray for 9 seats in Jammu 2 days ago

    Srinagar: One Congress minister of the Jammu and Kashmir coalition government is among the 85 candidates, who are in the fray for 9 Assembly constituencies going to polls on December 2 in the second phase of the five phased Legislative Assembly elections in the state. Meanwhile, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), which...
  • J&K: Chenab Valley may be the clincher, parties go all out to woo 2 days ago

    Bhaderwah (J&K): It is famous as "mini Kashmir" for its resemblance to scenic beauty of the Valley, but mountain-locked Bhaderwah lacks development and basic tourism infrastructure which people allege is due to the "discrimination" meted out to it. As Bhaderwah in Jammu region goes to polls in first phase on November...
  • Amit Shah reviews BJP's poll preparation in J&K 2 days ago

    Jammu: BJP national president Amit Shah on Wednesday night reviewed the party's preparations for the upcoming Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and exuded confidence of victory, saying the state's people wanted to get rid of the rule of dynastic parties. "The public in J&K is with (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi's...
  • Sonia Gandhi to campaign in Bandipora, Ramban for J&K elections 2 days ago

    Bandipora: Ahead of the Assembly elections, Congress President Sonia Gandhi will hold public rallies in Jammu and Kashmir to kick off the party's campaign for the first phase of elections. Sonia will hold public rallies in favour of party candidates in Bandipora and Ramban districts of Jammu and Kashmir. "Congress President will...
  • Article 370 should not be raked up during polls: Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    Paddar (Kishtwar): Calling the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution a national issue, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said it was a matter of debate and should not be raked up during Assembly elections for vote bank politics. "It (Article 370) is (a) national issue. It is a...
  • BJP puts Article 370 on the backburner in view of the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls 3 days ago

    Srinagar: As Jammu and Kashmir heads to the polls, the BJP's stand on Article 370 seems to have taken a backseat to see its campaign of Mission Kashmir 44 succeed. "I think a lot of misgivings have been created about this issue. The party line is very simple. Divisive dialogue should...
  • BJP trying to divide Muslim community in J&K for political gains, alleges Mufti 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Alleging that Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) won three seats in Lok Sabha elections by promoting communal polarisation in the state, People's Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Tuesday said the saffron party is now trying to create sectarian division within the Muslim community for its political gain. Mufti...
  • BJP goes full throttle to woo voters in Chenab Valley 4 days ago

    Jammu: BJP is making inroads in Congress's bastion of Chenab Valley with its star campaigners, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, set to take out mega rallies in the region to boost party's poll prospects in the first phase of the polls. Chenab Valley, which comprises of Kishtwar, Doda, and Ramban districts,...
  • J&K polls: Parties vying for fragmenting votes in the valley, says PDP 4 days ago

    Srinagar: The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday accused Omar Abdullah-led National Conference government of losing the regional character and being reduced to a "mere tool of fragmentation of votes" in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. "The NC has not only transformed itself into an available appendage for sharing power...
  • BJP wants to spread 'disappointment' in J&K: Congress 4 days ago

    Bandipora: Congress on Tuesday alleged that a danger was prevailing over Jammu and Kashmir as the BJP wants to spread "disappointment" in the state so that the saffron party can "capture the whole of India automatically". Former MP and party spokesperson Raj Babbar, while addressing an election rally here, said "those...
  • NC has perennial bond of amity in three regions of J&K, says Omar Abdullah 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference chief Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said that his party has a perennial bond of amity and mutual trust in the three regions of the state. "No political party has demonstrated a greater and more equitable political will...
  • J&K polls: Congress had agenda to serve people but NC didn't support it, says Soz 4 days ago

    Bandipora: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) president Saif-ud-din Soz on Tuesday claimed that the party had an agenda to serve the people of the state but its coalition National Conference (NC) did not support it. "I will tell you one thing that our coalition partner did not support...
  • NC colluding with BJP to keep PDP out of power in J&K: Mehbooba Mufti 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Accusing the National Conference (NC) of colluding with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to keep her party out of power in Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti urged people to stop the saffron party's invasion of Jammu and Kashmir in connivance with its allies. "Seeing a...