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Modi appeals to voters to ‘free Jharkhand from instability’

Mr. Modi asks Jharkhand voters not to give a fractured mandate as people know the difficulties of coalition politics. »
Voters wait to cast their votes at a polling station during the first phase of Jharkhand Assembly election, in Latehar on Tuesday.

Polling peaceful in Naxal-hit districts of Jharkhand

Jharkhand recorded an impressive 62 per cent voter turnout in the first phase of Assembly elections on Tuesday. Polling was peaceful in all 13 Naxal-affected constituencies despit... »
Kashmiris stand outside a polling station during the first phase of elections in Sumbal, Bandipora district, north of Srinagar on Tuesday. Photo: Nissar Ahmad

Impressive turnout in J&K and Jharkhand

"It was 100 per cent flawless polls and there was not a single incident which vitiates poll process," Deputy Election Commissioner Vinod Zutshi said in Delhi. »  

Kashmiris brave cold, defy call for poll boycott

Almost every polling station in Jammu and Kashmir, despite differences in weather, landscape and people’s traditional attire, looked similar during the first phase of Assembly election on Tuesday. »
NEW DELHI, November 25, 2014

BJP on ‘Mission 60’ for Delhi Assembly polls

Having lost an ‘opportunity’ last year to wrest power in the Capital after a 15 year wait, ‘micro-management’ and ‘knock-at-every-door’ strategy have become the guiding lights for the Bharatiya Jan... »
Polling officers inspect Electronic Voting Machines before they leave for their respective polling stations on the eve of Assambly elections in Doda on Monday.
November 25, 2014

High security in Kashmir, Jharkhand

Amid tight security, the first phase of polls in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand State began at 7 a.m. on Tuesday. Over a million registered voters will decide the fate of 123 candidates across fi... »
boarding a chopper to leave for polling stations in Daltongani, Jharkhand, on
Patna, November 25, 2014

Jharkhand Assembly polls: Alert against Maoist threat

Amid tight security, the first phase of polls in the tribal dominated Jharkhand State will be held on Tuesday in 13 constituencies. Altogether, 199 candidates are in the fray and 35,425 security p... »
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah during interview in Srinagar on Sunday.
Srinagar, November 23, 2014

Contradicting stand on Art 370 will sink BJP’s boat in J&K: Omar

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi skirting any statement on Article 370, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said BJP is shying away from committing on this contentious issue and is instead kee... »
Congress president Sonia Gandhi addresses an election rally at Gumla, Jharkhand on Sunday. Photo: Manob Chowdhury
PATNA, November 23, 2014
Jharkhand Assembly poll campaign

Sonia slams BJP, promises development in Jharkhand

On the last day of campaigning for the first phase of elections in Jharkhand, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday lashed out at the BJP for ‘not utilising’ the funds for the State allocated... »
A protester takes on
the police in Srinagar
on Saturday. Photo:
Nissar Ahmad
SRINAGAR, November 23, 2014

5 Kashmiri boys held for poll boycott call on social media

After arresting most of the separatist Kashmiri leaders and over 900 youths as “possible troublemakers” ahead of the J&K Assembly elections, the police on Saturday arrested five Kashmiri boys... »
November 23, 2014

"Hope Delhi will take Vajpayee line on Kashmir"

With the National Conference and the Congress discredited and marginalised in the State, the People’s Democratic Party is heading into a crucial election and remains the only challenge to the B... »
November 23, 2014

A moment of possibility in Jammu and Kashmir

On August 4, 2010, the Kashmir valley was on the brink of a big explosion of protests, and anything was possible. For months after the Machhil ‘encounter’ of April 2010, when the army was... »
Congress president Sonia Gandhi with senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad at an election rally in north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Friday.Photo: Nissar Ahmad
BANDIPORA, November 22, 2014

BJP making empty promises to people of Kashmir, says Sonia

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday derided the BJP for making empty promises to the people of Jammu and Kashmir and not helping the State after the devastating floods in September.“W... »
NEW DELHI, November 21, 2014

In J&K, BJP to focus on local issues

In a bid to avoid a controversy during the ongoing process of elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday said that although the abrogation of Article 370 that accorded... »

Ahead of polls, NC badly misses Farooq’s oratory

SC refuses to postpone J&K polls

Mehboob Beg quits NC ahead of polls

BJP will do well in J&K polls: V K Singh

BJP to seek suggestions to prepare its manifesto

‘Hindu CM’ remark: J&K party approaches EC

AAP announces first list, four ministers including Bharti repeated

Daughter’s marriage a ‘liability’ for Congress candidate

Medininagar, November 25, 2014

Landmine found in Jharkhand on polling day

A landmine was on Tuesday recovered at Hariharganj under Hussainabad Assembly constituency in Palamau district, the police said.Security forces detected the explosive buried under the road,... »
GOC 15 Corps Lt General Subarata Saha has a look at the arms and
ammunition recovered by the Army in Kupwara on Monday. Photo: Nissar Ahmad
SRINAGAR, November 25, 2014

We will have smooth and fair elections in J&K: IG

Over a million registered voters will decide the fate of 123 candidates in the fray for the first phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.Thousands of armed personnel fr... »
Vimal Asur
Patna, November 25, 2014

Candidate from Asur wants to do his bit for his tribe

Vimal Asur is the first candidate from the particularly vulnerable tribal group (PVTG) in the Jharkhand Assembly poll. He is contesting from the Bishunpur constituency in Gumla district which goe... »
Srinagar, November 23, 2014

Major arms haul ahead of polling in J&K

The Army on Sunday claimed to have made an arms haul in north Kashmir’s Kupwara and Baramulla districts. It recovered 18 AK-47 assault rifles and five pistols from a militant hideout in t... »
Sumbal/Kangan, November 23, 2014

Consult people, says Omar Abdullah

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 senti... »
AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi addressing an
election rally at Panki in Palamau, Jharkhand, on
Saturday. Photo: Manob Chowdhury
Patna, November 23, 2014

Swachh Bharat a gimmick: Rahul Gandhi

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign in poll-bound Jharkhand, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday addressed two rallies there slamming the Modi government. He also term... »
November 23, 2014

Changing the Script

The only thing that can be said with certainty about the upcoming Assembly elections is that nothing can be said with certainty. Held over the wreckage of the devastating floods th... »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election rally in Kishtwar district, about 240 km from Jammu, on Saturday. The first of the 5-phase assembly election in Jammu and Kahsmir will be held on November 25.
Kishtwar, November 22, 2014
J and K poll campaign

Will fulfil Vajpayee’s dream: Modi

Asserting that he has deep affection for Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today vowed to fulfil the “dream” of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee based on “democracy, humanity and Kashmir... »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Jharkhand BJP leaders, campaigning for the party's candidate in Latehar assembly constituency Brij Mohun Ram at Chandwa on Friday. Photo: Manob Chowdhury
Patna, November 21, 2014
Jharkhand poll campaign

Free Jharkhand from nepotism: Modi

Amid looming security threats, Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his poll campaign in Jharkhand, telling people that nepotism was to blame for corruption in the State. Mr. Modi add... »
J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah with his supporters at Beerwah in Kashmir on Thursday. Photo: Nissar Ahmad
Beerwah (J&K), November 21, 2014

Clarify stand on Article 370, Omar tells BJP

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said he did not run away from Ganderbal, a bastion of the Abdullah family, from where he is a sitting MLA. He filed his nominat... »

Jharkhand poll officials to rent motorbikes, bicycles

Rajnath asks Maoists to shun violence, join mainstream

I want to extract Kashmir’s sick tooth: BJP candidate

BJP will wrest Jharkhand, Bihar: Rudy

NC, PDP workers clash in Kulgam

WhatsApp messages to be under scanner during poll period: CEC

J&K polls: 1 lakh children to sign ‘Sankalp Patra’ in Jammu

BJP announces five more candidates for J&K polls

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