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76% polling in final phase: CEO

Bani records maximum turnout of 83.20 percent; lowest 60 percent in Gandhi Nagar

YOGESH SAGOTRA

Jammu, Dec 20: Voting for the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly today ended at overall 65 percent turnout, around 5 percent more than 2008, with fifth and last phase recording a brisk voter turnout of 76 percent.Despite cold weather, people were seen marching towards the polling booths to exercise their More


Highest turnout in 25 years: ECI

New Delhi, Dec 20: Jammu and Kashmir registered its highest turn-out in assembly elections in the last 25 years with an estimated 65 percent of voters casting their votes in the five phases.Terming the overall polling percentage in J and K as "historic and unprecedented", Deputy Election Commissioner More


Curtains down till Dec 23

Fate of 837 candidates sealed in 20,000 EVMs

YOGESH SAGOTRA

Jammu, Dec 20: Month-long hectic polling in Jammu and Kashmir concluded with the last phase of polls held in the three districts of Jammu region on Saturday.With the end of polling for 20 constituencies, fate of 837 candidates in fray for all 87 constituencies spread across 22 districts was locked More


Victory processions may be banned in sensitive areas

3-tier security system around counting centers

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UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 20: The administration is taking various measures to ensure fool-proof security arrangements for December 23, the day when counting of votes will be held for the J&K Assembly elections. From putting blanket ban on victory processions in ‘sensitive’ areas to imposing restrictions More


PESHAWARSHADOW: Parties won’t celebrate in Srinagar

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 20: Peshawar massacre of schoolchildren will cast a shadow on the victory celebrations of Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital.  On December 23 when results will be announced, no roadside celebrations will be held anywhere in the city, not even at SKICC, the vote More


Minus 4.4 in Srinagar, season’s lowest

Srinagar, Dec 20: The mercury dipped further in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, to record the season's lowest temperature on the eve of 'Chillai-Kalan'– the 40-day harshest winter period.Srinagar recorded the minimum temperature of minus 4.4 degrees Celsius, down from the previous More


Sarpanch shot dead in Sopore

PDP, NC, Hurriyat condemn killing

GHULAM MUHAMMAD

Sopore, Dec 20: A village head was killed by unidentified gunmen in north Kashmir's Sopore town on Saturday, just hours after polling began for the fifth and last phase of Jammu and Kashmir elections.Ghulam Ahmad Bhat, 70, was shot at by unidentified gunmen in Bomai area of the apple town around More


13 panchayat representatives killed since May 2011

Doing everything for their security: DGP

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 20: With the killing of another sarpanch in Sopore area of Baramulla district in north Kashmir on Saturday, the number of panchayat members killed in J&K since May 2011 has reached 13. Director General of Police, K Rajendra Kumar, said that every effort is being made to ensure safety More


Cong Minister, 3 others booked for inciting violence

YOGESH SAGOTRA

Jammu, Dec 20:Jammu and Kashmir police Saturday lodged four FIRs in separate incidents of unlawful activities and Model Code of Conduct violations’ in poll bound Jammu, Kathua and Rajouri districts.Among the booked persons is sitting Minister and Congress Candidate from Billawar, Dr Manohar Lal More


Police party carrying EVMs attacked in Kalakote

ASP among 6 cops injured

Sunit Bhargav

Kalakote, Dec 20: Six police personnel including Additional SP were today injured in Kalakote area when a group of protestors attacked a police party which was carrying the EVMs after completion of the elections. Police had to resort to firing and lathi-charge to disperse the mob, sources said More





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DC inspects restoration work on SK Bridge at Poonch

GK NEWS NETWORK

Poonch, Dec 20:To inspect the restoration work on the damaged Sher-e-Kashmir (SK) Bridge, District Development Commissioner, Poonch, M H Malik today visited the site and the adjoining flood affected residential More




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Young Guns bag sub-junior boys’ title

Jammu, Dec 20: Young Guns clinched the sub-junior boys’ roller hockey title outplaying Heritage School in the final of the ongoing IIIrd Roller Athlete Skating Carnival at Shiva Roller Skating Institute More



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FIFTH PHASE: Youth vote for good governance, development

YOGESH SAGOTRA

Jammu, Dec 20: Thousands of first-time voters on Saturday enthusiastically joined the electoral process to exercise their franchise for last phase of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections.According to the More



  • Jammu City

Poll mania grips city, usual hustle & bustle elude ever busy markets

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 20: The City of Temples, Jammu, was today completely drenched in poll mania with the ever busy markets wearing a deserted look, while the public transport vehicles also did not ply on the roads More




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Old Age women Vote for security, emancipation of women folk

SUMIT BHARGAV

Rajouri, Dec 20:Many old aged women walking all the way from their far off homes today voted in the hope that the new government would do some good for womenfolk including their security and   More



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Bhaderwah residents protest shortage of ration, unscheduled power cuts

GAZI TAK

Bhaderwah, Dec 20: Residents of Bhaderwah today lodged a strong protest over shortage of ration and erratic power supply. The protestors, including leaders of different political parties and civil society More



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