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J&K DDC elections 5th phase: Over 8 lakh voters to decide fate of 299 candidates

J&K DDC elections 5th phase: Over 8 lakh voters to decide fate of 299 candidates

Jammu and Kashmir DDC election:  A total of 37 constituencies - 17 in Kashmir and 20 Jammu divisions - will witness voting between 7 am and 2 pm.

Dec 10, 2020, 09:03 AM IST
2 terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

2 terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

A police officer said that as the team cordoned the suspected house, the terrorists opened fire at the security forces which resulted in an encounter in Pulwama. 

Dec 09, 2020, 08:27 AM IST
 Jammu and Kashmir: Fresh snowfall causes closure of Srinagar-Leh Highway, Mughal Road

Jammu and Kashmir: Fresh snowfall causes closure of Srinagar-Leh Highway, Mughal Road

Traffic on Srinagar-Leh highway and Mughal Road connecting Kashmir to rest of country was closed by authorities because of heavy accumulation of snow.

Dec 08, 2020, 15:03 PM IST
Former J&K CM and PDP supremo Mehbooba Mufti alleges detention by Centre

Former J&K CM and PDP supremo Mehbooba Mufti alleges detention by Centre

Mufti said that she wanted to meet with the families evicted from Central Kashmir`s Budgam district, but was stopped by the police and security forces deployed outside her residence.

Dec 08, 2020, 12:38 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: Over 50 per cent polling recorded in 4th phase

Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: Over 50 per cent polling recorded in 4th phase

Poonch district of Jammu region recorded the highest turnout at 75.42 per cent.

Dec 08, 2020, 00:48 AM IST
Minor sisters from Pakistan repatriated via LoC crossing point in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

Minor sisters from Pakistan repatriated via LoC crossing point in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

They were handed over to Pakistan authorities at Chakan Da Bagh crossing point today, officials said.

Dec 07, 2020, 15:05 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir: PoK woman, who was once married to a terrorist, contesting District Development Council poll

Jammu and Kashmir: PoK woman, who was once married to a terrorist, contesting District Development Council poll

Sumiya Sadaf, a resident of Muzafarabad Pakistan occupied Kashmir said that she arrived in Kashmir ten years ago.

Dec 07, 2020, 13:07 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir DDC elections phase 4: 34 constituencies go to polls; 249 candidates in fray

Jammu and Kashmir DDC elections phase 4: 34 constituencies go to polls; 249 candidates in fray

Besides DDC elections, polling will be held for panchayat bypolls in 50 vacant sarpanch seats and 216 vacant panch seats falling within the DDC constituencies, an official spokesman said.

Dec 07, 2020, 06:57 AM IST
Terrorists attack joint party of J&K police, CRPF in Srinagar; cop, civilian injured

Terrorists attack joint party of J&K police, CRPF in Srinagar; cop, civilian injured

Two people, including a civilian, were injured after terrorists opened fire on a joint party of Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF in Srinagar on Sunday (December 6), police said.

Dec 06, 2020, 14:27 PM IST
J&K DDC election: Over 25 percent voters exercise franchise in initial hours of polling

J&K DDC election: Over 25 percent voters exercise franchise in initial hours of polling

A total 305 candidates, including 166 from the Kashmir division and 139 from the Jammu division, are contesting the DDC polls. 

Dec 04, 2020, 15:13 PM IST
J&K DDC election: Polling underway for third phase, 305 candidates in fray

J&K DDC election: Polling underway for third phase, 305 candidates in fray

A total 305 candidates, including 166 from Kashmir division and 139 from Jammu division, are contesting the DDC polls. Out of these 305 candidates, 252 are male, while 53 are female. Sharma said 7,37

Dec 04, 2020, 06:21 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: 48.62 per cent polling recorded in second phase

Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: 48.62 per cent polling recorded in second phase

Poonch recorded the highest turnout of 75 per cent, whereas, Pulwama cast 8.67 per cent votes. 

Dec 01, 2020, 20:54 PM IST
BSF officer martyred in firing by Pakistani troops along LoC in J&K's Poonch

BSF officer martyred in firing by Pakistani troops along LoC in J&K's Poonch

A Border Security Force (BSF) officer was killed on Tuesday after the Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by resorting to firing on forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of

Dec 01, 2020, 15:01 PM IST
Who is Shehla Rashid Shora and why is this former JNU student in news?

Who is Shehla Rashid Shora and why is this former JNU student in news?

Shehla Rashid Shora is a former student union leader of JNU and has been accused of indulging in anti-Indian activities by her father. 

Dec 01, 2020, 11:46 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: Second phase starts

Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: Second phase starts

The second phase of the District Development Council election started in Jammu and Kashmir. With the security point of view, additional security has been provided.

Dec 01, 2020, 08:50 AM IST
Jaish terrorists arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara; grenade, cash seized

Jaish terrorists arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara; grenade, cash seized

Earlier this month on November 19, four JeM terrorists were killed in Nagrota in Jammu and Kashmir in an encounter by security forces. 

Nov 30, 2020, 14:21 PM IST
J&K schools, colleges to remain closed till this date; wedding cap limited to 100 guests — Check latest COVID guidelines

J&K schools, colleges to remain closed till this date; wedding cap limited to 100 guests — Check latest COVID guidelines

The administration has allowed students of classes 9 to 12 are permitted to visit their schools, in areas outside the containment zones only, on voluntary basis.

Nov 30, 2020, 11:14 AM IST
All educational institutions across Jammu and Kashmir to remain closed till this date

All educational institutions across Jammu and Kashmir to remain closed till this date

The order was issued on Sunday evening after a detailed review of the current COVID situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

Nov 29, 2020, 23:42 PM IST
Why can't Centre hold talks with Pakistan if they can with China: Mehboob Mufti

Why can't Centre hold talks with Pakistan if they can with China: Mehboob Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti hit out at Centre and asked, "Is it that Pakistan is a Muslim country, that is why they don't talk to them?"

Nov 29, 2020, 16:55 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: 51.76 per cent polling recorded in first phase

Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: 51.76 per cent polling recorded in first phase

The eight-phase DDC polls are also the maiden elections in Jammu and Kashmir since it was reorganised as a union territory last year, and it is being held along with byelections to panchayats.

Nov 28, 2020, 15:29 PM IST