Omar Abdullah pitches for State polls in Jammu and Kashmir; casts vote from Srinagar Lok Sabha Seat


Srinagar: National Conference (NC) Chief Farooq Abdullah along with son Omar Abdullah on Thursday cast their vote in Srinagar Parliamentary Seat in the Phase-II of Polling. Farooq Abdullah is seeking an election from Srinagar Lok Sabha Seat where is taking on the Bharatiya Janata Party Candidate Khalid Jehangir, PDP’s Aga Syed Mohsin and People Conference’s Irfan Raza Ansari. Speaking to ...

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ECI’s JK observers suggest LA polls in June, Sep or Nov


The Special Election Observer team appointed by Election Commission of India (ECI) to assess the feasibility of conducting Assembly elections in militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir has submitted their report and suggested holing of the polls in June, September of November. Top sources in administration told Rising Kashmir that three observers have suggested holding Assembly elections from end of May to ...

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Election 2019: Clashes amid polling in Budgam


Srinagar: Amid the second phase of Lok Sabha polls in state’s Udhampur and Srinagar parliamentary constituencies, youth clashed with the forces in central Kashmir’s Budgam district Reports said that scores of the people especially youth assembled in Beerwah, Kandoora, Chewdara, Kawoosa and Rathsun villages of the district. Reports also said that youth pelted stones on government forces deployed for polling duty ...

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Jammu- Srinagar National Highway close, over 3000 vehicles stranded


Jammu: On Thursday, following the closure of road due to landslides at various places between Ramban and Banihal since midnight, over 3,000 vehicles were stranded along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway. it is to be noted that the vehicles were seen stranded for kilometres. Here it is to be noted that according to a report, published in the Indian Express, landslides ...

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Mehbooba failed to perform as a Chowkidar, alleges Omar


Srinagar, Apr 18: Alleging that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti failed to protect the interests of the state as the Chief Minister, National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah said ‘calling herself a Chowkidar now is a mockery of the term itself as she has failed to perform her duties’. Addressing a public meet at Shangus, Mr Abdullah, ...

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KCCI delegation meets V Ramaswamy


Srinagar, Apr 18: A delegation of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Inc) led by its President Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad held an interactive meeting with V Ramaswamy, Senior Vice President and Global  Head of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and other representatives of the Tata Group at Taj Vivanta,  Srinagar on April 16, 2019. The spokesman said that the meeting was facilitated ...

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DFP condemns ED for issuing summon to CBSC topper Sama Shabir


Srinagar, Apr 18: Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party has strongly reacted to the issuance of Enforcement Directorate (ED) summon to Sama Shabir, the daughter of incarcerated chairman of party Shabir Ahmed Shah.     Pertinently, Sama Shabir topped the CBSE class 12th examination in May last year. ED has issued summon to Sama Shabir directing her to appear before it.    The ...

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6.1 votes polled till 9 am in Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar seat records 1.23 percent voting

An Indian polling official marks the finger of a man with indelible ink before he proceeds to cast his vote at a polling station in a village along the India-Pakistan border about 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Amritsar, India, Monday, Jan. 30, 2012. More than 20 million people in two northern states go to the polls in key elections expected to reflect the popularity of India's ruling Congress party. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Srinagar: Over six per cent votes were polled till 9 am in Udhampur and Srinagar parliamentary seats of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Thursday. While the Udhampur seat recorded 8.6 per cent polling, the Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary seat recorded 1.23 per cent polling. Following district wise figures were provided by the officials: Reasi 9.7 percent; Kathua 13.5 percent; Udhampur 12 percent; ...

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2nd phase of LS polls: Security beefed up for safe and clear voting


Srinagar Its just some hours remaining for Lok Sabha polls voting in 6 parliamentary constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir. Security in Jammu and Kashmir has been beefed as the state goes to polls on Thursday in second phase. Elections in for six parliamentary constituencies are set to be held in five phases, with Anantnag constituency alone seeing three phases of ...

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On Assembly Polls And Governor, Omar Abdullah’s Surprising Claims


ANANTNAG: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today claimed Governor Satyapal Malik has told government officials that assembly elections in the state will not be held soon. The Governor, he said, was either incompetent or carrying out the BJP agenda. Assembly elections are due in Jammu and Kashmir, which has been under the Governor’s Rule since July last year. ...

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