BJP wins 43 seats in 75-member JMC

BJP wins 43 seats in 75-member JMC

Jammu: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged as clear winner in the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) elections with 43 seats in its kitty, bettering its previous strength of 25 in the 75-member body. The Congress suffered a big loss in the election, winning only 14 seats against its 26 in the 2005 civic polls, election […]

Congress majority in Bandipora

Congress majority in Bandipora

Bandipora: The Congress won 27 of the 42 wards in three municipalities of Bandipora district. The Congress won 12 of the 17 wards in Bandipora Municipality and 5 of the 13 wards in Sumbal Municipality. Further, 10 wards of the total 13 in Hajin Municipality were bagged by Congress uncontested. The other three wards in […]

BJP winner in Bandipora: Computer engineer from humble family

BJP winner in Bandipora: Computer engineer from humble family

Bandipora: A young Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate won from an area considered as a militancy hot-bed in Bandipora district. Tahir Hanif secured a win in Ward 2 by securing 13 votes, his rival Congress candidate receiving zero votes. Donning a black coat, Tahir walked leisurely into the mini-secretariat compound where the counting staff made […]

Congress wins Baramulla, BJP wins Sopore

Congress wins Baramulla, BJP wins Sopore

Baramulla: Baramulla: The Congress won 12 of the 21 wards in main town Baramulla, the BJP won 6, and Independents won 3. A young man, Umer Azhar Kakroo, may be the next chairman of the municipal council Baramulla. Sopore: In the second big town in Baramulla district, Sopore, of the total 21 wards under the […]

Ready to ally with ‘secular’ councillors in SMC: Congress

Ready to ally with ‘secular’ councillors in SMC: Congress

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) on Saturday said that the party was ready to join hands with “secular-minded” winning candidates or groups to lead the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC). Independents have won most of the 27 seats in the 74-ward body. Independents have won in 15 wards, followed by Congress which […]

Gross negligence: New DH Shopian without washroom for patients, attendants; staff keep toilets locked

Gross negligence: New DH Shopian without washroom for patients, attendants; staff keep toilets locked

SHOPIAN: No washrooms for patients and attendants, no system for urine sample collection and the foul odour caused by an abandoned sewage trench laid down inside the hospital building are causing tremendous annoyance to attendants, patients and doctors at the new District Hospital Shopian building, compounded by the utter unconcern of the authorities. Despite the […]

NIA arrests absconder in 2016 Nagrota army camp attack case

NIA arrests absconder in 2016 Nagrota army camp attack case

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a man wanted in the 2016 attack on an army camp in Jammu’s Nagrota when he was allegedly trying to flee the country through Sri Lanka, officials said Saturday. Ashraf Khandey, a resident of Pulwama in south Kashmir, was taken into custody from the Indira Gandhi […]

JKSSB cautions candidates against unscrupulous elements

JKSSB cautions candidates against unscrupulous elements

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) Saturday cautioned job aspirants against the activities of some unscrupulous elements who are deceiving the gullible candidates using various deceptive means. “It has been reported by some candidates that these unscrupulous elements including some of the aspirants themselves are deceitfully flaunting their proximity with the Board […]

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