News Topic:Leh District

Ladakh witnesses first parliamentary polls as UT, records 67% voting

Ladakh witnessed its first parliamentary election as a Union Territory on Monday, May 20, marking a significant milestone since the abrogation of Article 370 in 2019.

LS Polls: Congress nowhere in picture in Ladakh

Ladakh Lok Sabha is likely to be won by the Independent candidate from Kargil Hanifa Jan, this is what political observers feel keeping the ground perception in account.

Ladakh authorities reduce mobile internet speed amid security concerns

Authorities in Ladakh have taken preemptive measures in response to the prevailing security situation by opting to decrease the mobile internet speed to 2G.

Sonam Wangchuk vows to intensify struggle for Ladakh’s full statehood

Renowned environmentalist Sonam Wangchuk, who recently concluded a 21-day fast in Leh, has pledged to escalate the movement for Ladakh's full statehood.

Leh witnesses shutdown amid inconclusive parleys for special status

The call for a bandh resonated strongly in Leh as various religious organizations rallied for the cause of Ladakh's special status.

ICC men’s cricket world cup trophy reaches Leh

As part of the country-wide journey, the International Cricket Council (ICC) men's cricket world cup trophy on Saturday reached Leh district in cold desert Ladakh.

Mehbooba accuses LG admin of settling outsiders in J-K

Mehbooba Mufti accused the UT administration of bringing people from outside under the garb of land for landless to change the region’s demography.

Highest herbal garden in India flourishes at 15,000 feet in Leh

A herbal garden has come up at an altitude of close to 15,000 feet above sea level in mountainous ranges at Phobrang village in Leh.

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Jel’s former General Secretary hopes for ‘free and fair’ elections

Former General Secretary of the banned Jamaat-e-Islami (Jel) Ghulam Qadir Lone rued the "rigging" committed in 1987 elections and hoped for free and fair polls.
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North Kashmir: Groom shows civic duty, casts vote before wedding

A groom in Uri, Baramulla, made a detour on his wedding day to cast his vote before partaking in his matrimonial celebrations.

APHC pays tributes to Mirwaiz Farooq, Ghani Lone, Hawal martyrs

On the occasion of the martyrdom anniversaries of Mirwaiz Molvi Farooq and Abdul Ghani Lone, APHC paid "glowing tributes" to both the "visionary and towering leaders".

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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.