Election campaigning reaches Shopian, Congress holds workers convention

Election campaigning reaches Shopian, Congress holds workers convention

Shopian: The Congress party held a workers convention at circuit house in Chowgam, Shopian, making it the first poll campaign event to be held in the turbulent southern district. So far, no political party had held any convention or campaigning event related to ongoing parliamentary polls in Shopian. Several workers attended the convention organised by […]

Voter Slip not to be accepted as standalone identification document: ECI

Voter Slip not to be accepted as standalone identification document: ECI

JAMMU: Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shailendra Kumar Thursday said that as per the directions of the Election Commission of India (ECI) Photo Voter Slip shall henceforth not be accepted as a stand-alone identification document for voting. He said during Election-2019 all electors in all constituencies who have been issued Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) have […]

ECI visit: Chief Secretary takes stock of arrangements

ECI visit: Chief Secretary takes stock of arrangements

JAMMU: Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam Tuesday took stock of the arrangements for the upcoming visit of the Election Commission of India (ECI) to the State. Principal Secretary Home, ShaleenKabra, Principal Secretary, Hospitality & Protocol, Rohit Kansal and other concerned officers were present at the meeting. Chief Electoral Officers, J&K, Shailendra Kumar attended the meeting through […]

Modi promises to come back with ‘Mann ki Baat’ in May

Modi promises to come back with ‘Mann ki Baat’ in May

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday suspended his monthly ‘Mann ki Baat’ broadcast for March and April, and said he will be back with the programme on the last Sunday of May, by when results of the Lok Sabha elections are expected to be declared. In this monthly address through the radio broadcast — […]

Non-BJP parties to move SC against use of EVMs: Andhra CM Naidu

AMARAVATI: Some of the non-BJP parties have decided to approach the Supreme Court against the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said here Thursday. In his daily teleconference with Telugu Desam Party leaders, Naidu said a decision in this regard was taken during the meeting of 15 non-BJP […]

Govt seeks Rs 1600 crore to pay EVM suppliers

Govt seeks Rs 1600 crore to pay EVM suppliers

NEW DELHI: The government has sought over Rs 1,637 crore in the current fiscal to allow the law ministry make payments to two suppliers of EVMs and paper trail machines ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. The government, in the third batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants for 2018-19, has sought Parliament’s approval for Rs […]

Publication of electoral rolls: date extended to Feb 7

Publication of electoral rolls: date extended to Feb 7

JAMMU: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has extended the date for final publication of Electoral Rolls in Jammu and Kashmir to 7 February 2019. According to Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shailendra Kumar, his office is in the process of informing all the political parties about the extension of date for the final publication of […]

Field employees of Election dept hold protest, project demands

Field employees of Election dept hold protest, project demands

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: J&K Field Employees Association of Election Departments on Wednesday held a demonstration in Srinagar to project their demands. “All the employees of Election department of Jammu and Kashmir have been forced to hold two days state-wide strike program from Jan 30 to 31,” a protester Showkat Ahmad Dar said. “We are nearly […]

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