Jammu And Kashmir News

Poll results in J&K will be surprising: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Exuding confidence of a victory in the ongoing Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday said that the results will spring a surprise, proving wrong all assessments made by political pundits.

High alert as Kashmir readies for last phase of polling

After ensuring a peaceful, incident-free four phases of the assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir, authorities Friday sounded high alert in the Jammu region where 20 constituencies go to polls tomorrow in the fifth and final phase.

Parties talk of development only when they are out of power: BJP

 Attacking major parties in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP on Friday said Congress NC and PDP talk about development only when they are either out of power or about to lose it, but do nothing while they govern the state.

Victims of fate and border, PoK migrants now face govt apathy

 More than six decades have passed since the line dividing the state of Jammu and Kashmir into Indian side and PoK was drawn, forcing thousands to take shelter on this side of the border, many of whom complained they are living in pitiable conditions because of government apathy.

BJP, Congress key players as Kashmir battle set to end
BJP, Congress key players as Kashmir battle set to end

The fifth and final phase in Jammu and Kashmir's Assembly Elections ends Saturday, with the Congress and the BJP locked in a do-or-die battle in the Hindu-majority Jammu region.

Kashmir shivers due to cold wave

The night temperatures across Kashmir remained several notches below the freezing point on Friday as the weather office said the present cold wave conditions in the region will continue till Sunday.

PM will have to find a way out on conversion issue: Azad

 Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday sought deliberation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of conversion, which has bought Parliament to a halt, and said PM will have find a way out to end the crisis.

J&K poll campaign: 92 incidents of violence, 117 injured

Poll bound Jammu and Kashmir witnessed 92 incidents of violence during the campaigning in five-phased elections in the state, in which 117 persons were injured.

478 complaints on Code violation, 248 disposed off in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Umang Narula on Thursday said that as many as 478 election related complaints were received during five phased elections in J&K.

Omar 'day-dreaming' of forming next government in J&K: BJP

Asserting that the ruling National Conference will not even reach the double figure tally in the ongoing Assembly elections, BJP on Thursday said Chief Minister Omar Abdullah seems to be "day-dreaming" of forming the next government in Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K polls: 'Congress' agenda is development and performance'

Asserting that development and performance is his agenda, Congress candidate from Akhnoor and sitting MLA from the seat Sham Lal Sharma on Thursday said he is seeking votes on the basis of the work done by him in the constituency.

J&K polls: Campaigning for final phase ends in Jammu

 After a record turnout of voters in the previous four phases, high-voltage campaigning for the fifth and final leg of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, to be held on December 20, ended today, with a number of high-profile candidates, including Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, trying their luck at the hustings in the 20 seats.

Demolition drive along banks of Kashmir's water bodies begins

 Authorities in Kashmir on Thursday kick-started a major drive to remove illegal structures on the banks of water bodies, demolishing dozens of such constructions here.

BJP's Lal Singh faces tough battle in Congress bastion Basholi

The BJP might be counting on Modi wave to see its candidates through in the J&K Assembly polls, but party candidate Lal Singh, a two-time MP and former minister, faces a tough battle in this Congress bastion which goes to poll in the final phase on December 20.

Navjot Singh Sidhu's convoy attacked by stone-pelters in Jammu

Jammu: Unknown assailants on Thursday attacked former cricketer and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Navjot Singh Sidhu's convoy here, pelting the cars with stones.

Cold wave sweeps Kashmir, Leh freezes at minus 15

Cold wave conditions continued unabated in Kashmir on Thursday as Leh town recorded the season's coldest night at minus 14.6 degrees Celsius, the weather office said.

Encounter in J&K's Kupwara ends, one terrorist killed
Encounter in J&K's Kupwara ends, one terrorist killed

Srinagar: A fierce encounter, which broke out between militants and security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir in the wee hours of Thursday, has ended.

Root out dynastic rule: Uma Bharti to J&K people

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday asked them to root out the dynastic rule of father and son (NC) and father and daughter (PDP) for failure to end corruption.

NC, Congress, PDP responsible for Jammu discrimination: BJP

Jammu and Kashmir BJP on Wednesday alleged that Jammu region is facing discrimination on all the fronts by Kashmir centric political parties.

J&K polls: BJP misleading people, says Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday today accused BJP of deceiving the people of the state by asking them to vote in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

For bright future, disband Cong, PDP and NC from J&K: Sidhu

Promising bright future, veteran cricketer and BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday asked the people to disband Congress, PDP and NC from this state and give only one chance to his party.

Pregnant woman dies in J&K hospital; govt orders probe

A pregnant woman died at the district hospital here allegedly due medical negligence following which the Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday ordered a magisterial probe into the incident.

Cold wave continues in J&K

Cold wave conditions continued in the Valley and the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

BJP shelved Article 370 to appease J&K people: Azad

Hitting out at BJP, Congress senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday questioned the saffron party about its silence on Article 370 and said they have shelved the issue to appease the people of Jammu and Kashmir in the ongoing Assembly polls.

BJP shelved Article 370 to appease J&K people: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Hitting out at BJP, Congress senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday questioned the saffron party about its silence on Article 370 and said they have shelved the issue to appease the people of Jammu and Kashmir in the ongoing Assembly polls.

J&K polls: Omar govt failed on all fronts, says Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday attacked Omar Abdullah government saying it has failed on all fronts as a result the Centre, instead of sanctioning relief funds to the state government for flood victims, directly sent to them.

NC, PDP and Congress will be wiped out even from Valley: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday slammed the opposition parties in Jammu and Kashmir for claiming that BJP will not be able open an account in Kashmir Valley, saying "Kashmir-centric" parties will in fact draw a blank in the region.

People of Valley refused to buy BJP's false promises: Omar Abdullah
People of Valley refused to buy BJP's false promises: Omar Abdullah

Ruling National Conference on Tuesday said people of the Valley have refused to buy the BJP's false promises and its leader Arun Jaitley has conceded that his party was not going to form the government in the state after positive poll trend emerged.

Omar Abdullah condemns Taliban attack in Pakistan school

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday condemned the Taliban assault on a Pakistani school that left more than 120 dead and said "inhuman" and "barbaric" words were not enough to describe the perpetrators.

Cold wave grip Kashmir, Kargil coldest at minus 11 deg C

Srinagar: Cold wave intensified its grip across the Kashmir division, including Ladakh region, as the minimum temperature fell by a couple of degrees.