EC likely to club LS, J-K Assembly polls next year: Report

EC likely to club LS, J-K Assembly polls next year: Report

New Delhi: The Election Commission, which has to hold fresh assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir before May 21 next, is likely to club it with the Lok Sabha elections due next year, highly-placed sources in the poll panel said Thursday. The state assembly was dissolved by Governor Satya Pal Malik on November 21 citing […]

21.8% voting in Khanmoh’s lone Sarpanch, Panch seat

21.8% voting in Khanmoh’s lone Sarpanch, Panch seat

PAMPORE: Voting for one Sarpanch seat and one Panch seat in Balhama-B constituency in Srinagar’s Khanmoh block recorded 21.80 percent polling on Saturday. A total of 339 voters cast their votes in the election for Sarpanch out of 1,555 registered voters in the seven wards that together make up the Balhama-B constituency. Four independent candidates […]

Mattu, Hajam file nominations for SMC Mayorship

Mattu, Hajam file nominations for SMC Mayorship

Srinagar: Two nominations have been filed, each for the posts of Mayor and Deputy Mayor in the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), officials said here Friday. Junaid Azim Mattu, councillor from ward No. 14, 18 and 65, and Ghulam Rasool Hajam, councillor from ward No. 30, have filed their nomination papers for the post of Mayor, […]

Panchayati polls: CEO issues notification for phase III

Panchayati polls: CEO issues notification for phase III

SRINAGAR: The Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra Monday issued notification for the conduct of the third phase of Panchayati Polls-2018 to elect Sarpanches and Panches. The notification has been issued for block Kralpora, Meelyal, Reddi Chokibal, Handwara in District Kupwara, Sumbal in District Bandipora, Rohama and Baramulla in Baramulla District, Ganderbal in Ganderbal District, […]

DEO Anantnag reviews preparedness for Panchayat Elections 2018

SRINAGAR: The District Election Officer (DEO) Anantnag Mohammad Younis Malik on Monday convened a meeting of the nodal officers to review the preparedness for Panchayat Elections 2018. To ensure the smooth conduct of Panchayat elections in the district, nodal officers for model code of conduct, manpower management, expenditure, trainings, communication, transportation and media management have […]

BJP eyeing 50 plus seats in assembly polls to form govt in JK

Jammu: Buoyed by the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) election results in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP said Sunday it is hopeful to win over 50 assembly seats in the next elections and form a government on its own in the state. The BJP swept the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) elections and made some advances in […]

Chadoora youth arrested for Panchayat ghar arson

Chadoora youth arrested for Panchayat ghar arson

BUDGAM: A youth from Chadoora has been arrested by police, on alleged involvement in setting ablaze a Panchayat Ghar in Kultrech village on Sep 19. Addressing a press conference, Senior Superintendent of Police Budgam, Tijinder Singh said that 20-year-old Muzzafar Ahmad Wani, son of Ghulam Mohid-din Wani, a resident of Dawlatpora Chadoora boy had “confessed” […]

Work as a team for successful ULB polls: DGP to forces

Work as a team for successful ULB polls: DGP to forces

Srinagar: DGP Dilbag Singh on Sunday directed the forces to work as team for the successful challenge of Urban Local Body and Panchayat elections. He said this during a visit of Kulgam district. He was accompanied by ADGP Muneer Khan, IGP CRPF ops Sh Zulfiquar Hasan, IGP Kashmir S.P. Pani, DIG south Kashmir Anantnag Amit […]

Local body polls in JK will have historic significance: Rajnath

Local body polls in JK will have historic significance: Rajnath

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the local body polls in Jammu and Kashmir will have historic significance and re-establish long overdue grassroots democracy. He said that Government of India (GoI) is providing all possible support including central forces for smooth conduct of these polls in Jammu and Kashmir: In a statement, […]

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