Jammu And Kashmir Assembly

  • Assembly poll dates for Maharashtra, Haryana likely to be announced today 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Election Commission is likely to announce the dates for Assembly polls in Maharashtra, Haryana on Friday. Assembly elections in four states - Maharashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir - are scheduled to be held in 2014. According to EC sources, the elections would be held in two...
  • Come forward to help those devastated by J&K floods September 10, 2014

    The death toll is well above 200 in the Jammu and Kashmir floods even as more than 90,000 people have now been rescued by the Indian Army and the National Disaster Response Force. However, lakhs still remain stranded. CNN-IBN tries to do its bit to help you connect with your...
  • J&K: Assembly elections may be delayed due to floods, say EC sources September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: As floods continue to wreak havoc in Jammu and Kashmir, the polling for the state Assembly elections may be delayed, the Election Commission sources said on Monday. An EC team which was scheduled to visit the state has also deferred its trip. Sources said polling for state Assembly elections...
  • Watch: PDP MLA slaps security official thrice inside J&K Assembly February 19, 2014

    Srinagar: Scenes of chaos played out in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Wednesday over the molestation charges against former health minister Shabir Khan and other local issues. Opposition PDP legislator Syed Bashir Ahmad slapped an assembly security official at least three times when the latter was trying to evict...
  • Unruly scenes in J&K Assembly, PDP members climb on table February 11, 2014

    Srinagar: There were unruly scenes in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over the proposal for new administrative units in the state. The assembly was adjourned after members of Opposition PDP clashed with marshals on the floor of the House. PDP legislators raised slogans demanding new administrative units in Budhal and...
  • Boycott 2014 Lok Sabha polls: Geelani to Kashmiris November 2, 2013

    Srinagar: Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani on Friday called for a boycott of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls that will be followed by the Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections. Geelani was addressing a gathering after Friday prayers in north Kashmir's Sopore town, 54 km from summer capital Srinagar. He said solutions...
  • VK Singh's comments: J&K Assembly Speaker summons former Army chief October 9, 2013

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Speaker has summoned former Army Chief General VK Singh who had made allegations that the Army pays off ministers in the state. Speaker Mubarak Gul decided to summon Singh after the assembly was forced to adjourn after protests by political parties seeking clarifications over the remark....
  • J&K Assembly passes resolution to conduct probe into VK Singh's allegations October 7, 2013

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Assembly has passed a unanimous resolution asking Centre to conduct an inquiry into allegations levelled by ex-Army chief General VK Singh. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that Singh's allegation that money was paid to state politicians by the Army cannot be ignored. VK Singh had made...
  • Live: Parliament condemns Pak move on Afzal, says J&K is a part of India March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: 2:35 pm: BJP leader Blabir Punj says, "By adopting their resolution, they (Pakistan) have openly admitted they encourage terror." 2:33 pm: Rajya Sabha Speaker Hamid Ansari reads out resolution, says the resolution has been adopted unanimously. "Any attempt of any quarter to interfere with any affairs of India will...
  • J&K terror attack: No govt official at CRPF martyrs' funeral ceremony March 14, 2013

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah rushed to the airport to pay homage to the five CRPF soldiers killed in Wednesday's terror attacks after protests by the Opposition over the absence of government officials from the funeral ceremony of the martyrs. CRPF soldiers were upset after the Jammu...
  • Afzal Guru's hanging: Uproar in J&K Assembly as MLAs throw mikes March 12, 2013

    Srinagar: There was more uproar in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Tuesday as an independent MLA was seen throwing a mike. MLAs stormed the well and shouted slogans after which the PDP staged a walkout demanding that Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's body be brought back. They were protesting against...
  • Baramulla firing: PDP walks out of J&K Assembly again March 6, 2013

    Srinagar: It was another day of chaos in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Wednesday as the Opposition PDP walked out over the Baramulla firing issue in which a 25-year-old protestor was killed. The PDP boycotted the state budget over the issue saying Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was incapable of...
  • J&K Assembly security breach: 5 policemen suspended October 9, 2012

    Srinagar: Five policemen have been suspended for the security breach at the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Monday. Three unauthorised youngsters had jumped into the well of the House shouting slogans against the Omar Abdullah government's employment policies. They were overpowered by the House marshals and questioned by the police. The...
  • J&K Assembly security breach is a political stunt: PDP MLA October 8, 2012

    There was a ruckus in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Monday morning as three unemployed Kashmiri youngsters entered the Assembly. The youngsters reached the well of the Assembly shouting slogans and brandishing flags. The PDP has called it a political stunt. "It's a political stunt, a manipulation by a...
  • 3 youngsters breach security, enter J&K Assembly October 8, 2012

    Srinagar: There was a ruckus in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Monday morning. In a clear case of security breach, three unemployed Kashmiri youngsters entered the Assembly. The youngsters reached the well of the Assembly shouting slogans and brandishing flags. They were later overpowered by the House marshalls and...
  • J&K: Opposition stages walkout in Assembly February 24, 2012

    Jammu: In the wake of notices issued to the Chief Minister and several others by the State Accountability Commission, Opposition parties on Friday staged a protest and later walked out from the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly demanding a debate over the issue. As the Assembly sitting began on Friday,...
  • PDP demands discussion on NC worker's death October 4, 2011

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday shortly after it reconvened for the final day of the session. The Opposition leaders were up on their feet, demanding discussion on the death of National Conference party worker Saeed Yousuf in police custody. On Monday, there was chaos in the Assembly...
  • We will vote by conscience: Omar on Afzal Guru September 29, 2011

    Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah said that if Afzal Guru is sent to the gallows it will possibly give rise to another stream of terrorism in the state. ...
  • Afzal clemency debate: ruckus in J&K Assembly September 28, 2011

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly that was debating Afzal Guru's clemency plea had to be adjourned twice, first for 30 minutes and then for an hour on Wednesday following ruckus created by the Congress and the BJP. Clashes broke out between the Congress and BJP MLAs after the Congress MLAs...
  • BJP demands removal of Omar as Kashmir CM October 7, 2010

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has demanded the removal of Omar Abdullah as the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir following his controversial statement in the state Assembly on Wednesday. Omar had said, "J&K had not merged with the Union but acceded to it under an agreement. The Kashmir issue...
  • Ruckus in J&K assembly over Omar's remarks October 7, 2010

    Srinagar: There was chaos in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Thursday as opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Panthers Party legislators tore papers and snatched mikes to protest Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's speech a day earlier. The legislators, who gathered near the speaker's podium, were marshalled out of the House. In...
  • Ruckus in J&K Assembly over Omar's remarks October 7, 2010

    MLAs protest Omar's statement asking leaders to desist from harping on Kashmir is an integral part of India....
  • Watch: J-K Assembly war spills out on streets July 30, 2009

    Srinagar: In Jammu and Kashmir, the war in the Assembly spilled out on the streets on Wednesday. An uproar over a privilege motion against PDP leader Muzaffar Husein Baig was followed by clashes on the streets of Srinagar. ...
  • In Pics: Top leaders lose temper in J-K Assembly July 28, 2009

    High drama was witnessed in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly for the second day in a row. ...
  • No rotation of CM's chair in J-K, Omar gets a free run January 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Congress has ruled out a rotation of chief ministers in Jammu and Kashmir even as the party will have a deputy chief minister in the state Cabinet. Now the challenge before the party is to find the right candidate with chief minister-designate and National Conference President Omar Abdullah insisting...
  • Congress-NC alliance finalised, Omar to be J-K CM December 31, 2008

    New Delhi: The Congress-National Conference tie-up in Jammu and Kashmir has been finalised and the state will have its youngest chief minister in 38-year-old NC President Omar Abdullah. But there could still be a twist in the tale as the Congress may not just want to remain kingmaker. "There will be a...
  • J-K wants Omar Abdullah to fulfill promises: Geelani December 29, 2008

    Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference's hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani has justified the election boycott call given by the separatists. Speaking to CNN-IBN in Srinagar Geelani reminded National Conference President Omar Abdullah of the huge weight of expectations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. CNN-IBN: Omar Abdullah is going to be the next...
  • Farooq steps back, names Omar for J-K CM December 29, 2008

    New Delhi: Allaying all speculations of a rift within the National Conference, party leader Farooq Abdullah named his son and party president Omar Abdullah as Jammu and Kashmir's chief ministerial candidate. "I've thought about the issue overnight and have decided Omar should be National Conference's chief ministerial candidate. Younger CM will...
  • Farooq, Omar Abdullah poll-arised over J-K CM seat December 29, 2008

    Srinagar: It seems like the Jammu and Kashmir elections are turning into a family feud. While former chief minister Farooq Abdullah has been the National Conference's dominant choice for Chief Minister, his son and party president Omar Abdullah is popular among the youth. In exclusive interviews to CNN-IBN, both seemed at...
  • The big five questions J-K needs to answer December 29, 2008

    Violence-free polls, high voter turnout and now a new alliance - India's most turbulent state Jammu and Kashmir is back to business after years of insurgency. That's perhaps the message the establishment is trying to send across to Pakistan engulfed in the post-26/11 war hysteria. But the bigger question is...