J&K poll campaign: Man killed in road mishap in Nowgam

A man was killed on Saturday and 10 others were injured when a vehicle turned turtle during an election campaign in Nowgam area.

Omar hopes removal of Tosha firing range will pay dividends

Beerwah: Reclaiming Tosha Maidan firing range from the Army and promising it to develop it as a tourist resort could pay dividends for Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in this Assembly seat.

J&K polls: Triangular contest in Ganderbal

The ruling National Conference's traditional bastion Ganderbal is set for a triangular fight with PDP, NC and an Independent contesting the polls after Chief Minister Omar Abdullah decided not to contest from the constituency which goes to polls on November 25.

Pursue politically-inclusive agenda for J&K: PDP to Centre

Opposition PDP on Thursday said the Centre should take on board all stakeholders as part of a politically-inclusive and development-intensive agenda for the state and take measures to address both the internal and external dimensions of the Kashmir issue.

PDP alone can counter BJP's divisive agenda: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections, and said only his party can counter the BJP's "divisive agenda".

Omar asks PDP to explain abandonment of its 'Self-Rule' policy

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference working president Omar Abdullah on Wednesday asked the opposition PDP to explain its sudden and complete abandonment of the party's 'Self-Rule' document and slogans like dual currency in the state.

J&K polls: Exclusive report from Srinagar

As Jammu and Kashmir gears up for five-phase Assembly election on November 25, we bring to you an exclusive report from Srinagar.

Parties vying for fragmenting votes in the valley: PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday accused Omar Abdullah-led NC government of losing the regional character and being reduced to a "mere tool of fragmentation of votes" in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

NC, PDP supporters clash in Kashmir

 Supporters of ruling National Conference and opposition PDP on Sunday clashed in Sonawari Assembly segment of Bandipora district in Kashmir where campaigning is taking place for the state polls.

Polls about safeguarding J&K's Constitutional position: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

Elections in Jammu and Kashmir are about safeguarding the distinct Constitutional position of the state, PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said on Sunday.

Omar reduced CM's post to mockery by his wavering stance: PDP

People's Democratic Party President Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said having unceremoniously dumped his AFSPA revocation demand, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was now trying to blame everybody except himself for his countless "failures" and "follies".

PDP to make J&K a bridge between India, Pak if voted to power

 The Peoples' Democratic Party, if voted to power, will make Jammu and Kashmir a bridge between India and Pakistan by opening Kargil-Skardu road and starting a bus service on it, PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said on Saturday.

Battle for Kashmir: Who will win?

The five-phased Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir will begin on November 25 and conclude on December 20. The results will be out on December 23.

Congress, PDP didn't support me in revocation of AFSPA: Omar

 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today accused both his coalition partner Congress and opposition Peoples' Democratic Party of not supporting him in his endeavour to get controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act revoked.

National Conference, PDP supporters clash at EC office in Kashmir

Clashes broke out between supporters of ruling National Conference and Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday during filing of nominations by their candidates at Kulgam district election office in south Kashmir, police said.

J&K polls: Slogans calling for 'development' trump 'discontent' in Valley

They had ruled the campaigns in Jammu and Kashmir during polls in 2008 and again this year during parliamentary elections, but as the state heads once more to the hustings, the slogans of discontent and dissent of the earlier political contests have been overshadowed by calls for development.

Political leaders criss-cross J&K for campaigning

Campaigning for the first phase of the five-phased Assembly Elections in Jammu and Kashmir is in full swing as the top leaders of various political parties are criss-crossing 15 constituencies which will go to polls later this month.

BJP may not get majority in Jharkhand, PDP to be largest party in J&K: Survey

BJP may fall short of majority in Jharkhand, while the opposition People's Democratic Party is projected to emerge as a single-largest party in Jammu and Kashmir, a pre-poll survey has projected.

13 sarpanches of NC, Congress join PDP

Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday received a shot in the arm ahead of the state elections as 13 sarpanches belonging to National Conference and Congress joined the party here.

J&K polls: 7 ministers, 6 ex-legislators in fray in first phase

A total of 123 candidates, including seven ministers of Congress-NC coalition, eight former ministers and legislators are in fray for the Jammu and Kashmir's first phase of elections scheduled later this month.