JAMMU KASHMIR ASSEMBLY

  • BJP eyes alliance with National Conference in Jammu & Kashmir: Party sources 2 days ago

    Delhi: After emerging as the second largest party in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is eyeing an alliance with the National Conference (NC). The PDP and the Congress are in a position to form an alliance to form the next government. BJP president Amit Shah, while addressing...
  • Fractured mandate in Jammu and Kashmir; PDP single largest, BJP close second 2 days ago

    Srinagar: In an election which was marred with terror attacks and yet registered a record voter turnout, Jammu & Kashmir gave a badly fractured mandate with no single party reaching a halfway marks of 44 in the 87-member Assembly. While Peoples Democratic Party registered win in 28 seats to become the...
  • J&K elections: NC's Davinder Singh Rana wins Nagrota Assembly seat 2 days ago

    Jammu: National Conference's Davinder Singh Rana won the Nagrota Assembly seat of Jammu district by a margin of 4048 votes. Rana, in his maiden bid to reach Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, polled 23,678 votes and defeated his rival Nand Kishore of BJP by a margin of 4048 votes. Kishore polled...
  • Abdul Rahim Rather's defeat ends record 36-year stint in J&K Assembly 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather's record run in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly ended on Tuesday when he lost from Charar-e-Sharief while his National Conference colleague Ali Mohammad Sagar equalled his feat of sixth consecutive victories by winning Khanyar seat. Rather, who represented Charar-e-Sharief constituency for a record 36 years in...
  • J&K elections: Congress says it is ready to align with PDP 2 days ago

    New Delhi: With assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir throwing up a hung verdict, Congress said it was "open" to aligning with PDP in the state to provide a government. "We are always open. We have allied with PDP as well as with National Conference in past. One thing is...
  • J&K polls: CM Omar Abdullah loses Sonwar seat 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah lost from Sonawar Assembly seat of Srinagar district and was trailing from Beerwah in Budgam district by 131 votes. The 44-year-old Chief Minister tweeted ahead of declaration of results by the Election Commission, "Congratulations to Ashraf Mir (PDP) for his victory in Sonwar.I wish...
  • J&K election results: Sajjad Gani Lone leading, PDP ahead in 2 seats in Kupwara 2 days ago

    Kupwara: People's Conference leader Sajjad Gani Lone, who is fighting his first assembly polls, was leading over his nearest National Conference rival in Handwara while PDP was ahead in two of the five constituencies in Kupwara district, according to early trends. Lone, youngest son of Abdul Ghani Lone who was killed...
  • J&K elections: Easy for PDP to ally with Congress than BJP, says Muzaffar Baig 2 days ago

    Srinagar: It will be easier to come together with Congress than BJP to form government in Jammu and Kashmir, senior PDP leader and MP Muzaffar Hussain Baig said. "It will be easier for PDP and Congress to come together then for PDP and BJP to come together because with Congress...
  • J&K elections: PDP breaches NC's stronghold in Srinagar 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Main opposition PDP has breached the stronghold of National Conference in prestigious Srinagar Parliamentary constituency by gaining a lead in five seats with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah trailing in Sonawar seat. National Conference, which had won all the 10 seats in this Lok Sabha seat in 2008...
  • J&K elections: With no clear mandate, PDP find itself in 'difficult' position 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it is in a "difficult" situation over choosing a post-poll ally as election trends show that it won't be able to form government on its own. The party headed by Mufti Mohammed Sayeed said while it has ideological differences with BJP, the vote was against...
  • Jammu & Kashmir election results live: Single largest party PDP initiates process to form government, Omar concedes defeat 3 days ago

    Counting of votes to 87-member Jammu & Kashmir elections begin on 8 am. ...
  • Voting underway in 2nd phase of Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir Assembly polls December 2, 2014

    The second phase of polling in Kashmir is witnessing high profile candidates including separatist-turned-mainstream politician Sajad Lone and the lone woman minister in the present government Sakina Itoo. ...
  • Snapshot: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah breaks down inside Jammu and Kashmir Assembly March 6, 2013

    The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah broke down in state assembly on Tuesday as he condemned the death of a youth who was killed allegedly by security forces in Baramullah town. Tears rolled down Abdullah's eyes as he addressed the House following uproar by the opposition parties...
  • Afzal clemency debate: Uproar in J&K Assembly September 29, 2011

    New Delhi: The Afzal Guru clemency debate was stalled after there was uproar in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly for the second day on Thursday. Earlier, Assembly proceedings in Jammu and Kashmir was adjourned for the day on Wednesday. There was a scheduled debate and a vote on the resolution seeking mercy...
  • Ruckus in J&K Assembly, Oppn stages walkout March 5, 2011

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Saturday plunged into pandemonium followed by the Opposition walking out over alleged misappropriation and discriminatory allocation of funds in various Assembly segments in the state. During the Question Hour, as Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma was replying to a...