Launching an attack on former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for having "chickened out" by resigning from CM's position, the Congress on Sunday said AAP leader decided to quit after he failed to deliver on the promises made to the people of Delhi.
Slamming BJP, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said it was confused on how to sell its policy in the state and was trying to unbalance the political stability here by falsifying facts.
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In a quantum leap from previous elections when campaigning was largely restricted to hoardings, banners and rallies, political parties in Jammu and Kashmir are tapping social media in a big way to woo voters in the upcoming Assembly polls.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday exuded confidence that his party, National Conference, will do fairly well in the upcoming Assembly polls in the state and predicted that BJP will get only "handful of votes" in the Valley.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) working President Omar Abdullah on Saturday said both India and Pakistan would have to settle the Kashmir issue according to the sentiments and aspirations of the people of the state.
Hitting out at her party's estranged ally National Conference (NC) for the first time in the past six years, Congress president Sonia Gandhi today said "we gave full support to them to run the government but they did not implement our programmes and schemes", including the Food Bill, in the state.
With Congress' star on the wane and National Conference losing its popularity in Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has a strong chance of making a comeback to power in the state.
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.
Ruling National Conference today announced to field Iftikhar Hussain Misgar as its candidate from Anantnag assembly constituency in Jammu and Kashmir, days after its senior leader withdrew from the race in favour of opposition PDP.
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday said his party's coalition with the National Conference (NC) was a bad experience while lauding his party for giving powers to panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir.
Four ministers of the Congress-NC coalition government, 16 former ministers and sitting legislators are among the 175 candidates, who are in the fray for 18 Assembly constituencies going to polls in the second phase on December 2 in Jammu and Kashmir.
Ruling National Conference on Sunday said the resignation of senior party leader and former Member of Parliament Mehboob Beg from the party is "not surprising" as he had gone against the party in the past as well.
Even as the first phase of the five-phased Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir is just about a week away, political parties here are yet to bring out manifestos outlining their poll agenda and policies for the state.
Reacting to apprehensions that BJP may abrogate Article 370, the party on Sunday said it would only do what the people of state want with regard to the provision of the Constitution that grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir.