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DDC Polls: Voting for first phase begins tomorrow

SRINAGAR — Amid unprecedented security arrangements, the stage is set for the first phase of District Development Council (DDC) election in Jammu & Kashmir,...

Junaid Mattu makes a comeback as Srinagar’s Mayor

SRINAGAR — Amid the polling full of chaos and confusion, former Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Mayor, Junaid Mattu was yet gain elected to the...

Shiv Sena to boycott DDC Polls in J&K

JAMMU — Shiv Sena J&K chief, Maneesh Sahani on Tuesday criticized BJP, PAGD and those fighting upcoming DDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir, saying...

DDC Polls: SEC comes up with guidelines for star campaigners

SRINAGAR — Jammu & Kashmir’s State Election Commission (SEC) has ordered that travel expenses of star campaigners will not be billed to the election...

SMC to hold election for Mayor on November 25

SRINAGAR — After remaining vacant for more than five months, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Thursday finally notified the schedule to conduct the election...

DDC Polls: 49 more CRPF battalions to be deployed in J&K

SRINAGAR — Indian Union Home Ministry has ordered the deployment of 49 additional battalions of paramilitary CRPF to Jammu and Kashmir ahead of DDC...

Elections: 10 candidates withdraw nomination in Shopian

SHOPIAN — Under phase first of DDC, Panchayat by-election, 10 candidates have withdrawn their nominations out of 91 candidates for DDC, Sarpanch and Panch...

After deliberations, J&K HCBA defers its elections

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (J&K HCBA) has decided to defer its elections and no new date has been fixed...

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53% polling in Anantnag-Rajouri constituency, highest after 1984: J&K CEO

The Anantnag-Rajouri parliamentary constituency on Saturday recorded 53 per cent polling, which is the highest after 1984, CEO Jammu and Kashmir P K Pole said.
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Process to hold assembly polls in J-K to begin soon: CEC Kumar

Chief Election Commissioner of India Rajeev Kumar said that the process of holding assembly elections in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will commence soon.

ACB traps, arrests SHO Police Station Pantha Chowk for bribery

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Jammu & Kashmir has apprehended a Station House Officer (SHO) Pantha Chowk and his associates for demanding and accepting a bribe.

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Kashmiris speak out as Valley witnesses first major polls after Article 370 abrogation

In a significant electoral moment, Kashmir witnessed its first major polls after the abrogation of Article 370, with hopeful residents expressing their aspirations.

Kashmir political leaders accuse authorities of arresting their workers

J&K political leaders, including Sajjad Gani Lone and Altaf Bukhari, have raised concerns over the arrest and harassment of workers ahead of the polls.