Elaborate security arrangements have been made for smooth conduct of election in the fifth and final phase of the ongoing elections in the Jammu division scheduled to be held on Saturday.
Asking people of the city to come out and vote in the elections, Congress Minister Shyam Lal Sharma on Friday said that it was to time to tell that Jammu will no more be second fiddle to Kashmir.
People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Syed Altaf Bukhari on Friday urged the administration to expedite disbursement of relief cheques among flood victims.
The BJP's 'Mission Kashmir' has, besides other things, made the 2014 elections a pan-state affair, something that was rarely the case in the past.
The Bharatiya Janata Party has turned out to be the number one party in the state when it comes to campaigning for the assembly polls. The BJP has held 193 major rallies with many national leaders taking part; Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself held nine rallies in the state to garner votes for the BJP.
President of National Conference (NC) Farooq Abdullah said people should vote in large number to defeat the divisive agenda of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
People's Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has said the formation of PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir was inevitable. He said the people have made up their mind to give PDP a chance to provide them "accountable and corruption-free government."
Congress party has accused Omar Abdullah of being an 'opportunist' and not ready for progressive agenda. Reacting to the remark by Omar Abdullah made other day that both former chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi were opportunists.
Both rival People's Democratic Party (PDP) and National Conference (NC) claim to have won Kashmir's springboard of politics Srinagar, also the state's summer capital, which holds key with eight assembly segments to scale up the parties' chances to rule the 87-member state.
Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have started to release separatist leaders and their supporters rounded up in the wake of five-phase polls in the state.
Asserting that development and performance is his agenda, Congress candidate from Akhnoor and sitting MLA from the seat Sham Lal Sharma today said he is seeking votes on the basis of the work done by him in the constituency.
BJP might be counting on Modi wave to see its candidates through in the J&K Assembly polls, but party candidate Lal Singh, a two-time MP and former minister, faces a tough battle in this Congress bastion which goes to poll in the final phase on December 20.
At a time when political parties across the country are projecting young blood, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) decided to fall back on its old war horse Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and fight the ongoing assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir under his leadership.
The Bharatiya Janata Party's ambitious 'Mission 44+' to form its first ever government in Jammu and Kashmir hinges on its performance in the 20 seats going to the polls on December 20, in the final of the five-phase assembly elections.
Even after five days of the acid attack on a law student, police are still unable to find the culprits. Lack of any development in the case is causing an erosion of faith in the police among people, especially among women.