Jammu and Kashmir polls

Polling begins for Jammu and Kashmir BDC elections

In the polls, 1,065 candidates are in the fray across 310 blocks. The counting of votes will also take place later in the day. Congress, National Conference and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are boycotting the BDC elections. 

Oct 24, 2019, 10:26 AM IST

5W1H: Congress announces boycott of BDC polls in J&K

BDC polls will be held in Jammu and Kashmir on October 24. These will be the first elections to be held in the state since its special status was revoked under Article 370 on August 5.

Oct 10, 2019, 16:50 PM IST

Political parties in favour of holding simultaneous polls in Jammu and Kashmir

The CEO held wide-ranging discussions with the political leaders and briefed them on the preparedness of the authorities for the smooth conduct of parliamentary as well as assembly elections.

Jan 18, 2019, 23:58 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir records 79.9% voting in penultimate phase of panchayat polls

A massive 85.1 per cent polling was witnessed in five districts of Jammu division, while encouraging 49.6 per cent was witnessed in five districts of Kashmir division, he said.

Dec 08, 2018, 20:05 PM IST

Kashmir records 55.70%, Jammu region 83% in third phase panchayat polls

The trend of high voter turnout in the panchayat polls continued despite militant threats and boycott by main regional parties - the National Conference and the Peoples Democratic Party.

Nov 24, 2018, 21:15 PM IST

Panchayat polls: Kashmir region records 34%, Jammu 59% till noon

The polling began at 8 am and ended at 2 pm in 2,773 polling stations, including 918 in Kashmir division and 1,855 in Jammu division, officials said.

Nov 24, 2018, 17:27 PM IST

Voting for second phase of Jammu and Kashmir urban local body polls underway, mobile internet services suspended

The second phase will cover a total of 384 wards spanning 13 districts across the state, seven of which are in the Valley, and over 1,000 candidates will participate, said the officials

Oct 10, 2018, 07:05 AM IST

A former terrorist, BJP's Srinagar candidate for local polls says, working for peace now

"I didn't come from Nepal. I've completed my jail term of 10.5 years. I'm going to file FIR against those who've said that I came from Nepal if they don't apologise," said Farooq Khan.

Oct 03, 2018, 14:25 PM IST

Centre, administration should clear stand if they want to conduct panchayat elections: J&K Congress

Mir took a jibe at the Centre saying that the polls were declared without taking stock of the ground situation.

Sep 12, 2018, 12:39 PM IST

J&K contestants await results with bated breath

 More than 800 contestants in Jammu and Kashmir will spend a couple of nervous nights till December 23 when counting of votes for elections to the 12th Legislative Assembly will be held, after a record turnout in the five-phase polls in the state.

Dec 21, 2014, 11:51 AM IST

Voting ends in Jammu and Kashmir, over 65% turnout

Jammu: Braving winter chill, nearly 30 per cent of the electorate today exercised their franchise till noon in 20 constituencies in the final phase of elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

Dec 20, 2014, 09:31 AM IST

59% voter turnout in 3rd phase of Jammu and Kashmir polls

Unfazed by the recent terror attacks, a 59 percent voter turnout was recorded in the third phase of the Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as they continued to ignore boycott calls but it was lower than the earlier rounds.

Dec 09, 2014, 08:45 AM IST

People of J&K have rejected the bullet by showing the strength of the ballot: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed his maiden election rally in Kashmir amid unprecedented security cover.

Dec 08, 2014, 14:31 PM IST

J&K polls: BJP has forged alliance with separatists in Kashmir, says JKNPP

The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) on Sunday accused the BJP of "forging an alliance with the separatists in Kashmir" to accomplish its 'Mission 44+' in the ongoing assembly elections.

Nov 30, 2014, 23:38 PM IST

Campaigning ends for round two in J&K, Jharkhand assembly polls

The high-pitched campaign for the second phase of election on December 2 in 18 seats in Jammu and Kashmir and 20 in Jharkhand ended on Sunday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi spearheading BJP's bid too woo voters even as the performance of his government came under attack.

Nov 30, 2014, 21:39 PM IST

Heavy security blanket put in place for Modi's rally

Udhampur: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally on Friday, a multi-tier security has been put in place in Udhampur in view of the terrorist attack that left ten people, including three civilians, dead.

Nov 28, 2014, 12:23 PM IST

J&K polls: Exclusive report from Jagti Migrant Camp

As voting is underway in Jammu and Kashmir, we bring to you an exclusive report from Jagti Migrant Camp

Nov 25, 2014, 14:27 PM IST

First phase of voting for assembly elections in J&K, Jharkhand

Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir go to vote for first phase of Assembly elections on Tuesday amid tight security.

Nov 25, 2014, 09:26 AM IST

Parties use radio to woo voters in J&K

Srinagar: Radio has emerged as the most favoured medium for politicians in election-bound Jammu and Kashmir to woo voters as the first-phase of Assembly polls in the state draw closer.

Nov 24, 2014, 11:43 AM IST

J&K polls: BJP will get only handful of votes in Valley, says Omar Abdullah

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.

Nov 23, 2014, 01:05 AM IST