PDP, NC activists intimidating BJP candidates: Ram Madhav

PDP, NC activists intimidating BJP candidates: Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav, BJP national general secretary, on Friday said like separatists and terror groups, activists of the PDP and the National Conference (NC) were also intimidating candidates filing nominations for the civic bodies elections in the Valley. “We have received...
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Pakistan rakes up Kashmir Issue at OIC, India calls it ‘Unwarranted’

Pakistan rakes up Kashmir Issue at OIC, India calls it ‘Unwarranted’

Lodging strong protest over Pakistan raking up the Kashmir issue at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting, India on Thrusday called the act “completely unwarranted” for the grouping as well as its member countries to discuss matters...
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Barring south Kashmir, polls draw good response across state

Barring south Kashmir, polls draw good response across state

Barring terror-hit south Kashmir, candidates have given good response to the second phase of the urban local bodies poll in Jammu and Kashmir with about 1,200 candidates filing nominations for 384 municipal wards in 13 districts. While no candidate came...
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Despite poll boycott, PDP, NC field proxy candidates

Despite poll boycott, PDP, NC field proxy candidates

The duplicity of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and National Conference (NC) has been exposed as both the parties have fielded proxy candidates from a majority of the 247 wards of 15 urban local bodies going to the polls in...
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Amid acid attack warnings, J&K govt announces extra month’s salary for state’s panchayat poll volunteers

Amid acid attack warnings, J&K govt announces extra month’s salary for state’s panchayat poll volunteers

To create a sense of security among the government employees in Jammu and Kashmir amid the looming militant threat over Urban Local bodies and Panchayat polls, the government has decided to give one-month additional salary to those employees to those...
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Polls will happen despite ‘Dynastic’ political parties boycotting them: Ram Madhav

Polls will happen despite ‘Dynastic’ political parties boycotting them: Ram Madhav

BJP national general secretary and in-charge of Jammu and Kashmir Ram Madhav said on Tuesday that two dynastic political parties have boycotted the upcoming local body elections because they don’t want power to go outside their family. “We have taken...
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NC to sack members who contest municipal polls, Junaid Mattoo quits party to stand in civic polls

NC to sack members who contest municipal polls, Junaid Mattoo quits party to stand in civic polls

The two-day long Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of National Conference (NC), which concluded Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution to sack any party leader and member found participating in the Urban Local Body (ULB) or Panchayat polls. CWC, the top...
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Ready for talks with all on Kashmir Issue: Rajnath Singh

Ready for talks with all on Kashmir Issue: Rajnath Singh

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Abduction, Killing of policemen cast shadow on polls in J&K

Abduction, Killing of policemen cast shadow on polls in J&K

The abduction and killing of three policemen in south Kashmir’s Shopian early on Friday have vitiated the already tense atmosphere for the upcoming municipal and panchayat elections in the state. The killings have prompted a double impact: a wave of...
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Imran seeks resumption of Indo-Pak talks, writes to Modi

Imran seeks resumption of Indo-Pak talks, writes to Modi

Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, the Foreign Office said here Thursday, seeking to re-start the bilateral talks on key issues “challenging the relationship” including on te...
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