LS Polls: ‘Every honourable Kashmiri should stay away from elections’

SRINAGAR: Continuing with its poll boycott campaign, several leaders of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front( JKLF) Friday addressed public gatherings in various areas of south Kashmir villages and impressed upon people to stay away from the upcoming elections. In a statement, a JKLF spokesman said that the leaders stressed that “participating in Indian elections was […]

It’s official: Azad to contest from Udhampur

Srinagar: Ghulam Nabi Azad would contest from Udhampur Lok Sabha seat, the Congress announced on Thursday. The announcement was made after a meeting of Congress High Command chaired by the party president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi, late night reports said. Azad’s name figured in list of 50 Congress Lok Sabha candidates. His candidature for […]

LS polls 2014: Factsheet on JK

Srinagar: The 16th Lok Sabha elections would be held in six Parliamentary constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir on five poll days, namely April 10, 17, 24, 30 and May 17. Polling will be held at 9,633 polling stations spread across 7,346 polling station locations. Out of the state’s total of 69,33,118 electors as on February […]

LS polls a battle between secular, communal forces: Omar

Jammu: Describing the Lok Sabha elections as clash of ideologies and battle between secular and communal forces, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday  exuded confidence about his party’s victory on the basis of its commitment to public service and time tested secular credentials. “Ensuing elections is clash of ideologies and battle between secular and communal forces. […]