Sunday, Dec 04, 2022

Jammu and Kashmir assembly polls


There’s strong possibility of J&K polls by the end of this year: Rajnath

June 18, 2022 8:03 am

In August 2019, the State of J&K lost its special status following the abrogation of Article 370 and was downgraded to a Union Territory — the State’s bifurcation led to the creation of a separate UT of Ladakh.

Ghulam Nabi Azad urges Centre to implement its assurance to J&K leaders on statehood in ‘short-term’

August 03, 2021 4:09 pm

Batting strongly for holding Assembly elections, he said for the past four years, there is “no representative” in J&K, which is the biggest cause of under development in the union territory.

All should take part in J&K assembly polls whenever held, Cong must start preparing: Ghulam Nabi Azad

July 31, 2021 10:28 pm

The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister is in the city on a three-day visit and on his arrival at the airport, supporters demanded that Congress leaders, who burnt his effigy during a protest in March, be expelled.

Three J&K former CMs may remain in detention, hints minister

November 16, 2019 7:31 am

NC MP Farooq Abdullah, his son Omar Abdullah and PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti have been under detention in Kashmir since the Centre decided on August 5 to scrap special status and bifurcate the state of J&K into two Union territories. All three have served as chief ministers.

Abdullahs meet PM Modi, ask him to hold J&K elections before year end

August 01, 2019 4:06 pm

When asked if scrapping of Article 35A of Constitution was taken up with PM Modi, Omar Abdullah said the issue was not explicitly mentioned.

Ballots prevailed over bullets in Kashmir: Narendra Modi says during rally in Madhya Pradesh

November 20, 2018 8:47 pm

Addressing a poll rally in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, Modi said, "The previous governments feared violence in holding elections in Srinagar."

More forces to be sent to Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand if needed: Rajnath Singh

November 13, 2014 3:03 pm

A total of 136 companies of forces have been asked to report for poll duties in Jharkhand.

BJP fields youth, leaders with clean image for Kashmir polls

November 03, 2014 12:09 pm

Riding on pro-Amarnath land sentiments in Hindu dominated areas of Jammu, BJP had won 11 seats in the legislative assembly in 2008 polls.