Candidates Contesting J&K DDC Polls Will Get Adequate Security, Says Election Commissioner

Adequate security arrangements would be provided to all candidates contesting the maiden District Development Council (DDC) polls in Jammu and Kashmir, State Election Commissioner K K Sharma said on Sunday. The statement comes a day after the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) objected to the treatment meted out to their nominees on the pretext … Read more Candidates Contesting J&K DDC Polls Will Get Adequate Security, Says Election Commissioner

12 Civilians Injured after Militants Lob Grenade at Security Personnel in Kashmir’s Pulwama District

Twelve civilians sustained injuries in a grenade attack by militants on a team of security force personnel in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, police said. The incident took place in the Kakapora area of Pulwama, a police official said. He said the grenade missed the intended target and exploded on the road. … Read more 12 Civilians Injured after Militants Lob Grenade at Security Personnel in Kashmir’s Pulwama District

Srinagar-Leh road in Jammu and Kashmir remains closed for fourth day following heavy snowfall

Srinagar: The Srinagar-Leh road in Jammu and Kashmir remained closed on Tuesday (November 17, 2020) for the fourth consecutive day following heavy snowfall on Saturday. The higher reaches of Kashmir including Drass had received snowfall on Saturday morning that lead to the closure of the highway. A traffic official said, “Due to the fresh snowfall … Read more Srinagar-Leh road in Jammu and Kashmir remains closed for fourth day following heavy snowfall

Gupkar Alliance Finalises Seat-sharing Pact for 2nd Phase of J&K DDC Polls

The People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration on Sunday finalised its seat-sharing formula for the second phase of the District Development Council polls, allocating eight seats each out of total 27 to the National Conference and the PDP. The seat-sharing list was released by the alliance spokesperson and Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Conference (JKPC) chairman Sajad … Read more Gupkar Alliance Finalises Seat-sharing Pact for 2nd Phase of J&K DDC Polls

Hizb leader killed, terrorist arrested during encounter in Srinagar | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: A Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) leader was killed and another terrorist arrested during an encounter with security forces on the outskirts of the city here on Sunday, police said. Acting on specific information about the presence of terrorists in Rangreth near the old airfield here, the security forces launched a cordon and search operation in … Read more Hizb leader killed, terrorist arrested during encounter in Srinagar | India News – Times of India

3 BJP workers shot dead in J&K | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: A district general secretary of BJP’s youth wing was among three party workers shot dead by suspected terrorists in south Kashmir’s Kulgam on Thursday evening, ending a lull in attacks on political functionaries in the Valley since late September. IGP (Kashmir range) Vijay Kumar said the slain trio – Kulgam BJP youth wing office-bearer … Read more 3 BJP workers shot dead in J&K | India News – Times of India

PM Modi refers to Pulwama turning main pencil slate district in India in Mann ki Baat | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: PM Narendra Modi on Sunday made special mention of Pulwama district of south Kashmir, once a hotbed of terrorism, now turning into a hub for pencil slate manufacture in India, in his monthly Mann Ki Baat on AIR. Pulwama district became infamous for the terror attack on the CRPF convoy in February last year … Read more PM Modi refers to Pulwama turning main pencil slate district in India in Mann ki Baat | India News – Times of India

Don’t touch innocents, don’t leave culprits: J&K LG to cops | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: In a clear message to the police, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday said they should not touch innocents and at the same time should not let off culprits. Speaking on the occasion of police commemoration day at Zewan in the city, the LG said the message from the police should … Read more Don’t touch innocents, don’t leave culprits: J&K LG to cops | India News – Times of India

Farooq Abdullah appears before ED in JCKA money laundering case again | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah appeared before the enforcement directorate on Wednesday, second time this week, for questioning in connection with a money laundering probe into an alleged multi-crore scam in the Jammu and Kashmir cricket association (JKCA). The 82-year-old former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir was questioned for over six hours on … Read more Farooq Abdullah appears before ED in JCKA money laundering case again | India News – Times of India

J&K CEO convenes poll meeting | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: J&K chief electoral officer Hirdesh Kumar conducted a meeting with representatives of all parties regarding the conduct of bypolls to vacant panchayat and municipal seats in coming weeks. “Panchayat byelections will be conducted with ballots on non-party basis, whereas municipal elections will be conducted on party basis with EVMs,” Kumar told party representatives. He … Read more J&K CEO convenes poll meeting | India News – Times of India