#HorseTrading; BJP placates rebels, reaches out to Independents

#HorseTrading; BJP placates rebels, reaches out to Independents

Following its failure to get a majority in most of the civic bodies in the Jammu region, the BJP has initiated the process of placating the rebels and is also luring Independents to manage the required numbers in various municipalities....
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BJP grabs Jammu, Independents win majority of seats in Srinagar

BJP grabs Jammu, Independents win majority of seats in Srinagar

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept the Jammu Municipal Corporation polls while Independent candidates won majority number of seats in the Srinagar Municipal Corporation. Counting took place at Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC). Of the ...
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Extending 73rd, 74th constitutional amendments to J&K direct attack on Article 370: NC

Extending 73rd, 74th constitutional amendments to J&K direct attack on Article 370: NC

Extending 73rd and 74th constitutional amendments to Jammu and Kashmir is a “direct attack” on Article 370, the National Conference said on Thursday, and slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party for advocating such “alterations.” Day after state BJP presiden...
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161 Free symbols including, Shoe, Chappals, Chilli to spice up coming panchayat election

161 Free symbols including, Shoe, Chappals, Chilli to spice up coming panchayat election

From chappals to shoe and from bangles to green chilli, at least 161 symbols finalised by the state election authority for the upcoming panchayat elections will offer a bewildering choice to the electorate who will elect their new sarpanches and...
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Omar Abdullah attacks Mehbooba Mufti for calling Manan Wani a ‘Victim of Violence’

Omar Abdullah attacks Mehbooba Mufti for calling Manan Wani a ‘Victim of Violence’

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference chief Omar Abdullah has accused PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti of showing ‘fake sympathy’ with sedition case accused Kashmiri students of Aligarh Muslim University and shedding crocodile tea...
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BJP, PDP ‘Spoiled’ poll atmosphere in Kashmir, resulted in low voter turnout, slams Congress

BJP, PDP ‘Spoiled’ poll atmosphere in Kashmir, resulted in low voter turnout, slams Congress

The Congress on Thursday accused the Centre and the erstwhile BJP-PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir of “spoiling” the atmosphere in the state and held them responsible for the current situation there, where people are “afraid” to cast...
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Voting begins for IInd phase of Urban Local Bodies, 1029 candidates in fray for 263 wards across JK

Voting begins for IInd phase of Urban Local Bodies, 1029 candidates in fray for 263 wards across JK

Amid tight seceuity arrangements polling in the second phase of Urban Local Bodies began on Wednesday.At 8:00 am 341 votes (211 from male and 130 from females) were cast in Sumbal. The voting started at 6: am and it will...
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Low voter turnout in Kashmir Civic Polls the beginning of a downward slide for electoral process?

Low voter turnout in Kashmir Civic Polls the beginning of a downward slide for electoral process?

Unable to mobilise electoral support, Kashmir’s civic poll candidates on Monday managed to draw a dismal 8.3 per cent turnout during the first leg of the elections in the region. “It wasn’t even a trickle,” remarked an Independent candidate...
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Voter queues in Jammu, Low turn out across Kashmir, Internet Speed reduced to 2G, Media bared

Voter queues in Jammu, Low turn out across Kashmir, Internet Speed reduced to 2G, Media bared

The Municipal polls in Jammu and Kashmir that is taking place after a gap of 13 years, on Monday witnessed long queues in Jammu, Rajouri and Poonch districts while people barely arrived in the valley booths that wore a deserted...
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Unopposed, BJP wins majority in Shopian, Candidates moved to ‘Secure’ places in J&K

Unopposed, BJP wins majority in Shopian, Candidates moved to ‘Secure’ places in J&K

While candidates in fray for the urban local body elections in Jammu and Kashmir have been moved to “secure places” after the names of some went viral on the social media, the BJP has secured a majority in the militancy-infested...
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