Two former commissioner secretaries, a retired IG of police and three officers are among a dozen or so former govt officials who are contesting the JK polls.
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BJP leaders now say it was a printing error, but Malik's name was still on the party’s website in the evening.
Omar also criticised the Congress, coalition partner in the present government, for trying to discredit the NC.
The two were reportedly angry over their parties fielding someone else from their respective constituencies.
Shahzad’s wife Jabeen said that after her husband’s death she had only one aim - to get the guilty soldiers and civilians punished.
In April, 2010, army had said it had killed three infiltrators claiming they were Pakistani militants.
Bhat, who recently joined Congress, categorised his daughter’s marriage as a liablity while declaring his assets in the nomination papers.
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This is the second such incident at Chattergam involving Army personnel from the same unit.
The killings had triggered protests across Srinagar with locals demanding removal of the Army camp from the area.
The second list was announced by BJP's national general secretary J P Nadda.
The two prominent faces of the party in J&K, Soz and Ghulam Nabi Azad, will not contest the elections.
Protest in victims’ village, cops register case against jawans
The party has given a chance to many fresh candidates
Madhav's visits are being attributed to strengthen the footprints of BJP in Kashmir and winning allies for the party.
Omar has abandoned his family bastion and decided to contest from two constituencies - Sonwar and Beerwah.
Modi will reach Srinagar in the afternoon and meet delegations of several political parties and members of civil society groups.
According to officials and relatives, Ahmad had suffered grievous head injuries and slipped into coma.
“2849 families of Srinagar district who lost their houses totally in the floods have been distributed interim relief," said a spokesman.
The EC team sought information about election preparations from the deputy commissioners (DCs) and SSPs.
BJP spokesperson Khalid Jehangir said his party was also ready for polls.
Rahul said the party shares the grief of the people and has been helping them since the floods hit the Valley.
Last month, the Army claimed to have killed nine militants in a big operation in the neighboring Keran sector.
Minister of State for Flood Control Nazir Gurezi through radio announcements had assured that dewatering has already started.
Volunteers from North Kashmir arranged blood pouches for the critically ill.
On Monday, after travelling 50 km, they had to return from the outskirts as “there was water everywhere”.
"It is seventh day, but the government is not visible, people are still stuck in their homes," said a flood victim, whose relatives are struck at Bemina.
River water recedes, but breaches in bank keep large area inundated
The Srinagar office of The Indian Express is housed in a shopping arcade which lies on the banks of the Jhelum.
The state is facing the worst floods in the last 60 years. Over 11,000 people have been rescued so far.
Floods: 107 dead, thousands homeless, army says situation as grim as in Uttarakhand last year.
Thousands have been rendered homeless, with more than 25,000 villages submerged and the loss to property and crops running into hundreds of crores.
At least 88 people have lost their lives due to massive floods in the state.
According to police sources, 15 to 18 home trained rebels have been recently recruited by militant outfits.
So far the Army has not revealed the identity of the slain militants.