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HindustanTimes Fri,18 Apr 2014

Jammu and Kashmir

Mehbooba charges NC with village headman's killing

Mehbooba Mufti, opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Friday accused the ruling National Conference (NC) of the murder of a PDP village headman who was gunned down in south Kashmir's Pulwama district Thursday.

Live: 70 per cent polling recorded in Udhampur constituency

With nearly 14 lakh electorate, Udhampur parliamentary constituency in Jammu and Kashmir comprises of 17 assembly seats. A stronghold of Congress over the years, BJP has won this seat only three times from 1996-99. As it goes to poll today, read this section for the live updates of election in Udhampur constituency.

Accession of J&K will go if Article 370 is abolished: Farooq

Union Minister and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah today said the accession of Jammu and Kashmir with India will end if Article 370 is abolished.

JK votes against Pak bullets, terror attacks

People living along theIndo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir today turned out in large numbers seeking peace and end to unabated cross-border attacks and firing.

Votes against Pak bullets, terror attacks along IB in JK

People living along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday turned out in large numbers to vote for "change", recording 75 per cent of polling in the forward areas.

In a first, BJP reaches out to Valley through newspaper

Attempting to make inroads in the Valley, the Bharatiya Janata Party has issued an advertisement in a Kashmiri daily with a photograph of Narendra Modi, highlighting its agenda for development of Muslim community in the state.

Mufti bartering people's interest for personal gains: Farooq

National Conference (NC) party president Farooq Abdullah on Thursday addressed a public meeting at Baharbad, Sumbal Sonawari in north Kashmir and later addressed a youth convention of Youth National Conference organised by the party's youth wing at Raj Bagh in Srinagar.

At 70%, Udhampur pips all earlier records

The Udhampur parliamentary constituency, comprising six districts having nearly 14 lakh voters recorded nearly 70% polling, up 25% from the turnout recorded in 2009 parliamentary elections.

Modi wants to eliminate Muslims, claims Farooq

Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday claimed that BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi wants to "eliminate" Muslims but expressed confidence that Congress will not allow him to succeed in his designs.

UT status to Ladakh will dilute J-K's spl status: Mehbooba

Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday hit out at Congress for including the demand for a Union Territory (UT) status to Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, saying such a move will not only divide the state but dilute its special status as well.

Lt Gen Singh assumes command of 16 Corps

Lieutenant General K H Singh on Wednesday assumed command of the White Knight Corps (16 Corps) from Lieutenant General D S Hooda, who moves on posting after 18 months of command.

Farooq's claim on Sunday attack baseless,PDP complains to EC

Just five weeks left for polls, the Srinagar constituency has literally turned into a battlefield. While National Conference (NC) leader Farooq Abdullah blames the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Sunday militant attack, the latter has sought an inquiry into the incident and approached the election commission over the allegations.

Congress alone can ensure progress: Abdul Gani Vakil

Congress leader Abdul Gani Vakil on Monday claimed that the Congress was the only party that could handle serious challenges faced by the nation.

PDP makes K-issue a poll plank

In a rare move by any mainstream political party in the Valley, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is pitching for the resolution of Kashmir issue as an election plank and seeking votes to elect parliamentarians to discuss the problem in Delhi.

PDP rubbishes Farooq's claim

Even as only five weeks are left for polls, the Srinagar parliamentary constituency has literally turned into a battlefield, with National Conference (NC) patron Farooq Abdullah blaming the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Sunday's militant attack, while the latter has sought an inquiry into the incident and approached the Election Commission (EC) over the allegations.
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