Even after days of uncertainty, the suspense over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir continued unabated as Omar Abdullah-led National Conference offered to support the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), but stopped short of formalising the proposal in writing.
Srinagar: National Conference leader and outgoing Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said that his party's performance in the assembly polls has not been as bad as it was predicted.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Displaced thrice by cross border firing and devastating floods that hit Jammu and Kashmir, border residents of Pargwal sector say their compensation claims are yet to be heard and they will vote for change this time.
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and three of his cabinet colleagues are among 144 candidates whose fate will be decided on Tuesday in the third phase of polling in 16 seats spread across Budgam, Pulwama and Baramulla districts.
BJP on Sunday said political parties in Jammu and Kashmir were using "expired issues" like the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution as a "security cover" for their "round-the-year corruption and loot".