December 23, 2020 7:27 am
The poll results mean that the BJP has secured control of at least six District Development Councils (DDCs) in Jammu and none in Kashmir. The People’s Alliance has a majority in nine DDCs, all in the Valley. As there is no clear-cut majority in the five councils, the independent candidates are likely to play the role of king makers.
April 18, 2019 7:53 pm
Sheikh, a resident of Nuner village of central Kashmir's Ganderbal district - 32 kms from the state's summer capital Srinagar - was pursuing M Tech from a college in Chandigarh. He joined the militant ranks just three days before the encounter.
March 05, 2019 5:32 pm
Cutting across party affiliations, the representatives of almost all parties impressed upon the EC to hold assembly elections in the state simultaneously with the Lok Sahba polls.
December 04, 2018 8:51 pm
State Chief Electoral Officer Shaleen Kabra said the state recorded over 75.3 per cent polling held in 12 districts across 2,714 polling stations, including 2,138 in Jammu division and 576 in Kashmir division.
October 09, 2018 1:51 pm
The second phase will cover a total of 384 wards spanning 13 districts across the state – seven of which are in the Valley, officials said.
October 07, 2018 2:25 pm
A spate of resignations by Special Police Officers, triggered by militants specifically targeting them for the first time, has left an uneasy calm in the Valley as civic polls begin tomorrow. The Indian Express on a force that is battling on multiple fronts — poor pay and esteem, and now, fear
October 06, 2018 11:06 am
Through the day, there were a total of 23 nomination withdrawals in Srinagar which will vote in phase four of the polls — phase one starts October 8. Sources said 15 withdrawals were made in the afternoon following the killings.
October 06, 2018 7:04 am
Hiranagar Municipal Committee is one of the half-dozen urban local bodies in the district that are going to polls in the second phase in Jammu and Kashmir on October 10.
December 15, 2014 6:20 pm
SAD claimed that BJP was the only party that would ensure a corruption-free government in J&K.
November 26, 2014 4:52 pm
First phase of voting for Assembly seats began in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand on Tuesday.
December 10, 2014 8:54 am
The phase three polling began in Jammu and Kashmir amid high security. Polling is taking place in the Valley in the backdrop of recent militant attacks.
December 02, 2014 2:00 pm
The second phase of the five-phased state elections is being held on Tuesday which will seal the fate of 175 candidates, including deputy speaker, four ministers and 11 other sitting MLAs.