Politics

Polling begins in Baramulla Lok Sabha seat

SRINAGAR — Polling began on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency where 22 candidates, including former chief minister Omar Abdullah, are in the fray, officials said. Voting began at 7 am. People were seen lining up outside the polling stations to exercise their franchise in some areas of the constituency, the officials […]

Politics

Over 500 centenarians among 17 lakh voters in Baramulla to decide fate of Omar Abdullah, Sajad Lone

SRINAGAR — More than 500 centenarians are among the 17.37 lakh voters eligible to exercise their franchise in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency, with political observers expecting a high turnout on the back of the huge crowds that thronged election rallies and roadshows. The first major political battle post the abrogation of Article […]

Jammu

Lone Kashmiri Pandit candidate in Anantnag-Rajouri seeks ‘justice’ for his community

JAMMU — Dilip Kumar Pandita, a lone displaced Kashmiri Pandit candidate contesting on the Anantnag-Rajouri Lok Sabha seat, is ramping up his campaign, promising to “reunite all Kashmiris through serious intra-community dialogue via civil society”. Pandita is among 20 candidates in the fray challenging prominent figures like PDP president Mehbooba Mufti and National Conference leader […]

Politics

PM contradicts his own slogan of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas’: Farooq Abdullah

JAMMU — National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday of dividing the people of the country on the basis of religion, saying his recent statements have even contradicted his own slogan of “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas”. The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister claimed that the hatred […]