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Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Election

BJP likely to demand Jammu and Kashmir Assembly poll in October this year

Jammu and Kashmir currently under President's rule. The state Assembly was dissolved on November 2018 after the ruling coalition between BJP and PDP fell apart in June 2018.

Jul 31, 2019, 10:53 AM IST

BJP will revive plan for Hindu settlements in Kashmir: Ram Madhav

Madhav said that a previous BJP-backed government in Jammu and Kashmir state had considered building either separate or mixed resettlement townships, but had been unable to make headway. 

Jul 14, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly election schedule to be announced after Amarnath Yatra

With the Election Commission's statement, J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik is likely to recommend the extension of President's rule. 

Jun 04, 2019, 22:01 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections may be held in June after Ramzan in 6-8 phases: Sources

Sources claimed that the crucial assembly election to the J&K Assembly may be held between June 5 and 30 in 6 to 8 phases.

Mar 16, 2019, 13:48 PM IST

Election Commission-appointed special observers to visit Jammu and Kashmir soon

Three special observers, appointed by the Election Commission of India (ECI) to suggest as to when assembly polls can be held in Jammu and Kashmir, will visit the state soon.

Mar 13, 2019, 06:44 AM IST

D-Day for BJP, PDP: J&K, Jharkhand Assembly poll results today

Counting of votes will be held on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand which witnessed a record turnout in the multi-cornered contests to elect their assemblies.

Dec 22, 2014, 12:43 PM IST

Security stepped up for PM's rally in J&K

A thick security blanket has been thrown around the city today for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election rally ahead of the final phase of election in Jammu and Kashmir.

Dec 16, 2014, 12:42 PM IST

Strike by separatists affects normal life in Kashmir

Normal life was affected in Kashmir due to a strike called by separatist groups on Monday, even as the authorities imposed restrictions in some parts of the city in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden election rally in the Valley.

Dec 08, 2014, 13:02 PM IST

Polling for Phase-II: Voting in Jharkhand, J&K amid tight security

Voting is underway for the second phase of the five-phased state elections in 18 seats in Jammu & Kashmir and 20 seats spread across seven Maoist-hit tribal districts of Jharkhand amid tight se

Dec 02, 2014, 10:40 AM IST

71 percent polling in 2nd phase in Jammu and Kashmir polls

In a rerun of record polling in the first phase, a 71 percent voter turnout was registered in the second phase of incident-free Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as the electorate in the 18 seats again ignored boycott call by separatist groups.

Dec 02, 2014, 08:20 AM IST

J&K polls: Omar Abdullah accuses Lone of ganging up with BJP

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday accused Sajad Gani Lone of ganging up with the BJP, which he alleged wants to end the special status of the state, a charge which the separatist-turned-politician said was "shameless".

Nov 29, 2014, 21:18 PM IST

J&K polls: Raj Babbar echoes PM Modi on funds issue, cut short by Soz

Congress leader Raj Babbar on Saturday echoed Narendra Modi by saying that funds from the Centre meant for the people of Jammu and Kashmir did not reach them, but was cut short by state party chief Saif-ud-din Soz who said the Prime Minister was resorting to "propaganda".

Nov 29, 2014, 17:06 PM IST

PM Modi should clarify party's stand on Article 370: Congress

Congress on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP of "taking a 360-degree turn" on Article 370 and said they should clarify their stand on the issue before the people of Jammu and Kashmir as well as rest of India.

Nov 29, 2014, 17:02 PM IST

Kashmiri Pandits welcome BJP's vision document

All Party Migrant Coordination Committee (APMCC), an organisation working for the return and rehabilitation of the Kashmiri Pandits, on Saturday welcomed the vision document released by BJP which promised to initiate the process of "just and honourable" re-settlement of Kashmiri Pandits.

Nov 29, 2014, 16:56 PM IST

Fight for upholding Article 370 not an electoral plank: Omar Abdullah ​

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Friday said that his party's fight to uphold the special status of Jammu and Kashmir was not an electoral fight but an ideological battle for state's political dignity.

Nov 28, 2014, 21:36 PM IST

BJP exploited people in the name of Article 370: Congress

Attacking BJP over Article 370, Congress on Friday said the saffron party "exploited" the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the issue for 60 years and is now asking them to forget it for the sake of gaining power.

Nov 28, 2014, 19:54 PM IST

J&K: Landmine victims at PM Modi rally hope to be rehabilitated

Maimed by a landmine laid near the LoC here to check infiltration, Shabir Ahmed walked several miles on a prosthetic leg to attend the rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday with the hope that the visit will change the scenario of "apathy" towards people like him.

Nov 28, 2014, 17:40 PM IST

'BJP would perform very well in Jharkhand and J&K election'

The BJP would perform "very well" in the Assembly Election in Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir due to the "Narendra Modi wave" sweeping across both the states, a senior party leader claimed here on Friday.

Nov 28, 2014, 17:10 PM IST

After encounter, alert sounded in Jammu ahead of PM's visit

In the wake of an encounter in which three Army personnel and as many militants were killed here on Thursday, an alert has been sounded in the region ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit on Friday.

Nov 27, 2014, 18:42 PM IST

Congress sowed seeds of communal politics in J&K: PDP

Opposition PDP on Thursday accused Congress of indulging in divisive and communal politics in Jammu and Kashmir and said it cannot wash its hands off the "morass of political uncertainty and economic instability" in the state.

Nov 27, 2014, 18:01 PM IST