Sonia Gandhi earlier said that NC did not allow implementation of UPA’s people-friendly programmes.
Addressing an election rally of nearly 50,000 people at Sports Stadium here, Modi said enough hollow promises have made to the people.
BJP leader Ram Saroop Sharma and NC’s Kali Dass Verma joined Congress.
The victims were attacked when they were returning home after attending a meeting of BJP candidate, Ashwani Kumar.
Five sitting Jammu & Kashmir MLAs are seeking at least a fifth victory, including two who have had unbroken runs. Basharaat Masood reports
NC has accused PM Modi for making ‘wild, unsubstantiated and defamatory accusations’ against the party during his recent election rallies in the state.
The National Conference released its election manifesto at the party headquarters on Wednesday, a day after the first phase of Assembly polls in the state. Excerpts:
Women outnumbered men, and some waited in the cold for more than an hour before voting.
Shabir Ahmad Dar, 27, of Tulmulla village in Ganderbal said he voted to register his anger against the National Conference.
In Karan Nagar area of the city, NC legislator Shameema Fidous’s convoy was attacked.
The BJP ventures into uncharted territory, changing the poll dynamic in J&K.
The PDP’s Nayeem Akhtar, for his part, claimed his party would get AFSPA repealed, saying Omar didn’t take any concrete measures.
The UPA government brought the Food Security Act in the country.
Significantly, two months ago, his elder brother Vikramaditya Singh had joined the PDP in Jammu.
Abdullah said that a legal cover for army to operate in Kashmir couldn’t be turned into blanket impunity.