LS polls preparedness: ECI team in JK on March 4, 5

LS polls preparedness: ECI team in JK on March 4, 5

JAMMU: An Election Commission team from New Delhi will visit Jammu and Kashmir on March 4 and 5 to meet political parties and top security and civilian officials to review preparedness for the Lok Sabha polls, officials said Monday. The ECI team will arrive in Srinagar around 11.45 am on March 4 and hold meeting […]

CEO reviews election preparedness

CEO reviews election preparedness

JAMMU: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), J&K, Shailendra Kumar, on Monday chaired a meeting to discuss the general preparedness and other related issues for the forthcoming elections in the state. The CEO held detailed discussion with the officers regarding the creation of infrastructural and other basic facilities at the polling stations across the state for the […]

‘Hold state, parliamentary polls together in JK’

Jammu: Batting strongly for holding the assembly elections along with the parliamentary polls in Jammu and Kashmir, the migrant cell of the National Conference Tuesday said only an elected government can bring the state out of morass and uncertainty. “We want that elections be held as soon as a possible in J&K. We urge the […]

CEO reviews election preparedness with DEOs

CEO reviews election preparedness with DEOs

JAMMU: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), J&K, Shailendra Kumar on Tuesday interacted with the District Election Officers (Deputy Commissioners) through video conferencing and reviewed the progress of preparations for the ensuing general and assembly elections in the State. The CEO had detailed briefing from every Deputy Commissioner about the steps initiated for the smooth elections and […]

BJP will form govt with ‘some friends’ in J&K: Madhav

BJP will form govt with ‘some friends’ in J&K: Madhav

Jammu: BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday said that though his party would most likely go alone in the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections, it would form a “stable government with some friends” after the polls. He said his party would contest all seats in the state. “There is the least possibility of […]

‘Opposition to R-Day events can’t be accepted’

‘Opposition to R-Day events can’t be accepted’

Jammu: Amid a row over an order making attendance mandatory at Republic Day events for state government employees, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday said that any opposition to attending the functions cannot be accepted as it is a matter of pride for every citizen. The Jammu and Kashmir administration made it mandatory for […]

All ready for simultaneous elections to Parliament, state assembly

All ready for simultaneous elections to Parliament, state assembly

SRINAGAR: The state election office is ready to hold simultaneous polls for Parliament and state assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, whenever orders from Election Commission of India (ECI) come in this regard, Chief Electoral Officer J&K Shailendra Kumar told Kashmir Reader on Friday. “Dates for the elections are fixed by the ECI, and if it […]

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