BJP secures Jammu, Ladakh

BJP secures Jammu, Ladakh

SRINAGAR: The BJP swept all the three seats in Jammu and Ladakh, retaining the three parliamentary seats where it was facing a united opposition. The saffron party’s Jammu candidate Jugal Kishore polled 772190 votes to defeat his nearest rival Raman Bhalla of Congress (514274) by 261983 votes. Similarly, Jitendra Singh who polled 706529 votes defeated […]

NC seizes opportunity to win back its lost monopoly

NC seizes opportunity to win back its lost monopoly

Tanweer Ahmad Srinagar: National Conference’s clean sweep across Kashmir has happened for the fourth time, the last such stellar showing occurring a decade ago. It was in 2009 that the NC last won all the three parliamentary seats in Kashmir: Srinagar, Baramulla and Anantnag. NC president Farooq Abdullah had won from Srinagar, Sharifdudin Shariq had […]

World leaders congratulate Modi

World leaders congratulate Modi

NEW DELHI: Leaders across the world have congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his historic electoral victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The BJP has stormed back to power with an increased mandate and is all set to cross the 300-mark on its own. Chinese President Xi Jinping extended “heartfelt” congratulations to Prime Minister […]

Imran Khan congratulates Modi; expresses desire to work with him for peace in South Asia

Imran Khan congratulates Modi; expresses desire to work with him for peace in South Asia

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday congratulated his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on his victory in the general elections and expressed desire to work with him for peace, progress and prosperity in the region. “I congratulate Prime Minister Modi on the electoral victory of BJP and allies. Look forward to working with him for […]

Restrictions lifted ‘in toto’ on NH from May 27

Restrictions lifted ‘in toto’ on NH from May 27

SRINAGAR: “Following a review of the security situation in the state and of the requirement of security forces’ convoys, the Governor has decided to lift the remaining restrictions on civilian movement on the National Highway (NH-44) connecting Jammu to Srinagar with effect from Monday, 27.5.2019,” said a press release issued by the J&K Government’s information […]

EVMs ‘absolutely safe’ in strongrooms: EC

EVMs ‘absolutely safe’ in strongrooms: EC

New Delhi: The Election Commission Tuesday asserted that EVMs used in the Lok Sabha polls are “absolutely safe” in strongrooms, dismissing allegations that the voting machines used in the elections were being switched with fresh ones ahead of counting of votes on May 23. Referring to the allegations and complaints, the commission said it would […]

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