Not election only but fight against fascism: Farooq

Not election only but fight against fascism: Farooq

Srinagar: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said the upcoming by polls are not merely the “battle for ballot” but a “fight for survival of secularism”, which is at peril in the wake of communal and divisive forces taking the centre stage in the state polity. “The outcome of the two parliamentary seats from […]

Abdullahs known for doublespeak: PDP

Abdullahs known for doublespeak: PDP

Srinagar: Senior PDP leader and cabinet minister Naeem Akhtar told media persons on Friday that the National Conference and the Congress were the main reasons why Jammu and Kashmir was in a mess. “The alliance has always brought miseries to the people. History is testimony to the fact that the coalition of these two parties […]

NC-Cong ask people to defeat ‘anti-Kashmir forces’

NC-Cong ask people to defeat ‘anti-Kashmir forces’

SRINAGAR: The PDP’s former Member of Parliament and now Congress leader Tariq Hamid Karra on Friday appealed to the people of Kashmir to unite against the RSS-BJP which has been given a passage into the Valley by its partner, the PDP. “We have to defeat anti-Muslim and anti-Article 370 forces collectively,” Karra said while addressing […]

Despite restrictions, poll boycott campaign on

Despite restrictions, poll boycott campaign on

Srinagar: Pro-freedom party Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) carried out an anti-election campaign in several poll-bound areas ahead on Friday, the party spokesperson said. The JKLF activists, according to the spokesperson, visited several areas in Budgam, Srinagar, Kulgam, Islamabad, Pattan, Shopian and Pulwama to create anti-polling awareness among locals. The activists interacted with people, […]

‘PDP importing RSS into Kashmir’

‘PDP importing RSS into Kashmir’

ANANTNAG: National Conference and Congress on Tuesday assailed PDP for importing RSS into Kashmir, saying that the politically sagacious people won’t allow the machinations of saffron social engineering to succeed in a pluralistic state like Jammu and Kashmir. “PDP stands exposed for facilitating the RSS to spread its tentacles, first by inducting its political constituent […]

11 file nominations for Srinagar bypolls, 7 on last day

11 file nominations for Srinagar bypolls, 7 on last day

SRINAGAR: On the last day of filing of nominations Tuesday, seven more candidates have filed their papers for Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency bye polls. The candidates include Chetan Sharma of Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha, Bikram Singh of J&K Lib­eral Democratic Party, Farooq Ahmad Dar (Independent), Mirza Sajad Hussain Beigh of Rashtriya Jan Kranti Party, Mehraj Khourshid […]

Awami Itehad to ‘boycott’ by polls

Awami Itehad to ‘boycott’ by polls

SRINAGAR: Awami Itehad Party (AIP) led by Er Rasheed has boycotted the by-poll Indian parliamentary elections for Anantnag and Srinagar constituencies. In a statement issued here, Rasheed said, his party will not participate in upcoming parliamentary by-elections because it is not the proper time as “terrible events” of last eight months in particular have proven […]

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