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J&K: Foreign envoys meet panchayat, ULB members to learn about recently held DDC polls

February 18, 2021 8:47 pm

The visiting envoys of several countries, including member states of the European Union, reached Jammu on the second leg of their two-day visit to J&K on Thursday. The envoys visited Kashmir on the first day of their tour on Wednesday.

Upsets later, DDC tally: BJP 6 in Jammu, Gupkar 5 in Kashmir

February 14, 2021 7:52 am

The coalition of J&K’s mainstream parties that contested the elections together — the National Conference, PDP, JK People’s Movement and CPM (with the People's Conference having exited the group) — has not got a single council in Jammu so far, with polls to three DDCs put off Saturday due to lack of quorum.

18 months on

February 08, 2021 9:33 am

Restoration of full internet in J&K is a welcome step in a longer process, which must include respecting mandate in DDC polls

Soon after bail, police pick up Waheed Para in another terror case

January 11, 2021 7:48 am

The Counter Intelligence wing of Jammu and Kashmir Police detained Para immediately after his release from District Jail, Ambphalla, on Saturday evening.

New faces of Jammu and Kashmir's new politics

January 04, 2021 11:00 am

The recent DDC polls has seen the redrawing of political lines and the emergence of a new leadership — from a law student in North Kashmir to a dentist in the South, a school teacher in Jammu to the wife of a seasoned politician in Kashmir. The Indian Express in Jammu tell some of their stories.

DDC polls: Meet the new faces who trounced heavyweights

December 28, 2020 4:28 am

278 elected candidates will take oath at their respective district headquarters on Monday.

DDC polls: PM invokes Vajpayee, says BJP ceded power for J&K democracy

December 27, 2020 4:11 am

Modi also took a swipe at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi pointing out that municipal and panchayat elections have not yet been held in Congress-ruled Puducherry despite Supreme Court orders.

BJP, admin should accept verdict of DDC polls, stop indulging in horse-trading: Omar

December 26, 2020 5:27 pm

The National Conference vice president alleged that at present, the efforts are focused on subverting the democratic verdict in Shopian district.

Getting lessons in democracy from those blocking local polls: PM Modi's dig at Rahul Gandhi

December 26, 2020 7:54 pm

PM Modi said, "The people of J&K have voted for strengthening democracy in Jammu and Kashmir. People of all walks of life came out and voted for development in DDC elections."

DDC polls: Congress considers support to PAGD

December 24, 2020 1:25 am

J&K Congress chief spokesperson Ravinder Sharma Wednesday said the BJP has a clear majority in five DDCs in Jammu division -- Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Udhampur and Doda — while in Reasi, the saffron party has won seven of 14 seats.