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Moderate polling in Jammu and Kashmir 4th phase

Cops try to control the situation as supporters of the ruling NC and the Opposition Peoples' Democratic Party clash— H.U. Naqash

Only a few quarters within the eight segments of Srinagar could keep the trend of turning up in large numbers to vote that had already taken over the rest of Kashmir Valley going.

Srinagar tense ahead of polling

Polling staff check EVMs in Srinagar on Saturday, a day before the fourth phase of polls. 	— PTI

Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital and its neighbourhood are tense as these regions, along with southern districts of Anantnag and Shopian and frontier Samba, are going to polls in the fourth of the f

Sarpanch shot dead in Kashmir

A day ahead of polling in the fourth phase of the J&K Assembly elections, the bullet-riddled corpse of a village headman abducted by gunmen from his house in Baramulla district was found on Saturday i

Hurriyat hints at flexibility

In a significant shift from its perceived stance, Kashmir’s separatist All Parties Hurriyat Conference alliance has said it will, in order to end the impasse with Pakistan, not insist on meeting its v

‘BJP Mission 44+ a hidden agenda’

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and ruling National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah alleged on Friday that the BJP’s Mission 44+ is “nothing but a hidden agenda to weaken the socio-po

‘Jammu and Kashmir governments dutifully corrupt’

BJP president Amit Shah addresses an election rally with party candidates at Rajbagh, Srinagar, on Thursday. — PTI

BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday accused the successive Jammu and Kashmir governments of being “dutifully corrupt” and having “embezzled” huge sums of money sent from the Centre for the development

‘Militant strikes were to scare J&K voters’

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar at the Badami Bagh Army headquarters in Srinagar on Thursday. — PTI

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday that recent terror strikes in Kashmir, including the December 5 deadly attack at an Army base at Mohura near the Line of Control ,were a deliberate a

Parties hope to turn tide in Srinagar

As the election scene has shifted to Srinagar after what officials claim to be successful completion of three phases of the Assembly elections elsewhere, leaders of various political parties in fray h

‘Be responsible, vote for Congress’

Sonia Gandhi wears a pheran presented to her as party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad (right) looks on during an election campaign. PTI

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday admitted to the “failures” of the National Conference-Congress coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir but said her party had worked out numerous people-

In Kashmir, PM Modi pledges to further Vajpayee ‘insaniyat’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, wearing a traditional woollen robe phiran, addresses an election rally.  -H.U.Naqash

‘Finger on an EVM more powerful than on AK-47 trigger’

This may be Narendra Modi’s government, but India may be on its way to becoming Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s republic. The signs point that way.

The past is another country, said L.P. Hartley and how true that sounds when one looks over the newspapers of just a year ago.