J&K Admin, Police Facilitating Horse Trading After DDC Poll Results: Omar Abdullah

National Conference president Omar Abdullah on Friday accused the police and the administration in Jammu and Kashmir of facilitating horse trading and defections following the announcement of DDC election results and alleged that some parties were using money, muscle and government coercion to make up the numbers. Omar’s remarks came after Jammu and Kashmir Apni … Read more J&K Admin, Police Facilitating Horse Trading After DDC Poll Results: Omar Abdullah

Gupkar Alliance Warns Against Disrespecting People’s Mandate, Alleges Attempts at Horse Trading

The People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Thursday warned against disrespecting the people’s mandate in the District Development Council (DDC) polls in Jammu and Kashmir, saying tinkering with democracy is totally unacceptable. At the end of the first meeting of the alliance after the polls, in which it secured a majority (110 seats), PAGD … Read more Gupkar Alliance Warns Against Disrespecting People’s Mandate, Alleges Attempts at Horse Trading

Independents hold the key in many DDCs | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: The victory of a large number of independents in the DDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir is a clear indication that a sizeable section of the electorate is keen to see the emergence of a new leadership in their respective areas. As many as 39 independents have won the elections and nearly 30 of … Read more Independents hold the key in many DDCs | India News – Times of India

DDC Poll Trends, Results Eye-opener for BJP & Its ‘Proxy Political Party’: Omar Abdullah

File photo of NC leader and former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah. Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah said the results and trends are an “important milestone” for the People’s Alliance on Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) as they endorse the “out view” that revoking the special status of the erstwhile state of J-K and … Read more DDC Poll Trends, Results Eye-opener for BJP & Its ‘Proxy Political Party’: Omar Abdullah

Two DDC Poll Candidates Among Several Injured in Clash in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch

Several persons, including two candidates for the District Development Council (DDC) elections and two policemen, were injured in clashes during the final phase polling in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, prompting authorities to order re-poll at four polling stations, officials said. The eight-phase DDC elections, the first democratic exercise in Jammu and … Read more Two DDC Poll Candidates Among Several Injured in Clash in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch

Last phase of DDC election in 28 constituencies underway in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu: Over 6.30 lakh voters will decide the fate of 168 candidates, including 46 women, in the last phase of the district development council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir that began at 7 am on Saturday (December 19), officials said. Voters were spotted at polling stations in the morning amid biting cold and freezing … Read more Last phase of DDC election in 28 constituencies underway in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: Over 52 per cent polling recorded in seventh phase

Ganderbal: The seventh phase of voting for the District Development Council (DDC) elections concluded peacefully across the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday (December 16, 2020) and witnessed over 52 per cent polling. Despite cold weather conditions, people came out in huge numbers to cast their votes. The polling started at 7 am … Read more Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: Over 52 per cent polling recorded in seventh phase

Voting Underway in Sixth Phase of DDC Polls in Jammu and Kashmir to 31 Seats

Polling for the sixth phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir began on a dull note as fog and chilly weather due to snowfall kept most people indoors early on Sunday, officials said. The polling for 31 DDC seats — 14 in the Kashmir division and 17 in the Jammu … Read more Voting Underway in Sixth Phase of DDC Polls in Jammu and Kashmir to 31 Seats

Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: Over 50 per cent polling recorded in 4th phase

Jammu: Over 50 per cent turnout was recorded in the fourth phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir, which passed off peacefully on Monday, officials said. Poonch district of Jammu region recorded the highest turnout at 75.42 per cent. Ganderbal district recorded the highest polling in Kashmir valley at 56.28 … Read more Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: Over 50 per cent polling recorded in 4th phase

Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: 48.62 per cent polling recorded in second phase

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir District Development Council (DDC) elections witnessed 48.62 per cent polling in phase 2 on Tuesday (December 1, 2020), according to the state election commissioner. “Jammu region witnessed 65.54 per cent voting, while Kashmir valley recorded an average of 33.34 per cent turnout,” state election commissioner KK Sharma said. Poonch recorded … Read more Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: 48.62 per cent polling recorded in second phase