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, […]

ULB polls: CEO issues guidelines for candidates

ULB polls: CEO issues guidelines for candidates

SRINAGAR: The Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra has issued guidelines over the rules and eligibility conditions about the age and electoral roll status of the contesting candidates for the upcoming local body elections. According to a notification issued by the CEO, the minimum age to contest elections to the Municipal Corporations, Councils and Committees […]

BJP to sweep polls: Khanna

BJP to sweep polls: Khanna

Jammu: The BJP’s national vice-president Avinash Rai Khanna has said that the party will sweep the forthcoming panchayat and urban local bodies polls in Jammu and Kashmir. Khanna also hailed the enthusiasm shown by the BJP leaders and the candidates for the polls. He said with the continuous commitment and perseverance for the good work, […]

Sajad Lone’s Peoples Conference to contest elections

Sajad Lone’s Peoples Conference to contest elections

Srinagar: Former minister and Handwara MLA, Sajad Lone, has said his party – the Peoples Conference – will contest the upcoming local body polls in the state. “Peoples Conference will take part in the upcoming elections. But given the rules we unfortunately won’t have a common symbol,” Lone wrote on Twitter. While the NC, the […]

Panchayat Ghar torched in Budgam

Panchayat Ghar torched in Budgam

BUDGAM: A Panchayat Ghar was torched in Kultrech village in Chadoora area of Budgam District on Wednesday night. Despite the combined efforts of locals, police and firemen, the flames could not be doused. Chadoora Station House Officer (SHO) Arshad Ahmad said that some “miscreants” had managed to burn down the Panchayat Ghar in the area. […]

Notification issued for second phase of civic body polls

Notification issued for second phase of civic body polls

Srinagar: Chief Electoral Officer of Jammu and Kashmir Shaleen Kabra Thursday issued notification for the conduct of second phase of Municipal polls in the state. The notification has been issued for various wards of the municipal bodies across the state which are slated to go to polls in the second phase on October 10, an […]

ULB ELECTIONS: BSP not to contest

Jammu: Bahujan Samaj Party on Thursday said that the BSP will not participate in upcoming urban local bodies (ULB) elections in Jammu and Kashmir as the situation was “not conducive for the polls” in the state. “BSP high command has decided not to contest the municipal elections to respect the sentiment of the majority of […]

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