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Leh: In cold desert, poll scene hots up

Direct fight between Congress, BJP; NC, PDP give up ASSEMBLY POLL WATCH-2014 The Leh Assembly constituency in mountainous Ladakh region would witness a direct contest between Congress and the right-wing BharatiyaJanta Party as the ruling National Conference and opposition Peoples...
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Efforts on to change JK’s demography: Geelani

Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Thursday said the “communalists responsible for Jammu massacre in 1947 were hell bent to change the demography of Jammu Kashmir.” Paying tributes to the Jammu martyrs on their 67th anniversary, Geel...
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BJP banks on ‘sectarian divide’ to accomplish Mission 44+

Leader says poll plan focusses on KPs, Sikhs, Paharis, Gujjars, Shias In a bid to open its maiden account in Kashmir Valley in the upcoming assembly elections, the BharatiyaJanta Party (BJP) has gathered information about all migrant Kashmiri Pandits and...
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New entrants trigger ‘insecurity’ among oldies

Fearing replacement, Bani MLA threatens to contest independently, expose ‘hidden agenda’ The infighting within the BhartiyaJanta Party (BJP) came to the fore on Sunday after the party’s sitting MLA from Bani, Lal Chand threatened to contest the forthcomi...
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J&K to be renamed as Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh – BJP Manifesto

J&K to be renamed as Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh – BJP Manifesto

Bats for resident status for children of daughters married outside To achieve its Mission 44 plus this assembly election, Bharatiya Janta Party manifesto committee will lure the voters with the promise to rechristen the state of Jammu and Kashmir as...
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Election Commission issues notification for first phase

Election Commission issues notification for first phase

The Election Commission Tuesday issued notification for the first of the five phases of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls. In the first phase due on November 25, polls will be held in 15 Assembly segments spread across seven districts of...
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BJP to contest all 87 seats

BJP to contest all 87 seats

There will be no pre-poll alliance: Khanna Ruling out any pre-poll alliance in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP Monday said it will contest in all the 87 Assembly constituencies in the upcoming Assembly polls. “We won’t be entering into any pre-poll...
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Cong faces ‘Third Front’ threat

Cong faces ‘Third Front’ threat

In what can prove a major setback for the electoral prospects of Congress, the Third Front, a coalition of independent candidates and smaller parties, has decided to field candidates against the party. The party was trying to woo the Third...
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EC has open mind on JK polls: CEC

EC has open mind on JK polls: CEC

‘Final decision after consulting Govt, political parties’ The Election Commission Friday said it has an “open mind” on when to hold Assembly elections in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir amidst strong reservations from Chief Minister Omar Abdullah that the ...
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Situation in J&K not conducive for polls: Omar

Situation in J&K not conducive for polls: Omar

Amid reports that the Election Commission may hold assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir on time despite the widespread damage to life and property caused by the recent floods, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said that the situation was...
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