Browsing: Elections

This section is a window to the Parliamentary, Assembly, Panchayat and Urban Local Bodies elections in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Low Poll Heroics

In the just-concluded Lok Sabha polls that gave Narendra Modi a Himalayan mandate, Jammu and Kashmir also sent six representatives…

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Election Takeaways

After Jammu and Kashmir concluded the security-intensive Lok Sabha polls that exhibited low participation, Shams Irfan reports the tensions in…

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A Workers’ Election?

As voters in down south are exhibiting a rare indifference towards their right to vote, the political parties are using…

Elections Dr Farooq Abdullah alongwith other party members during an election campaign in Dal Lake.
A Central Battle

The first phase of Lok Sabha polls witnessed 34 per cent plus participation but ended with a teenager’s killing. As…

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A Lone Fight

A week ahead of the first phase of polling, Shams Irfan spent a few days trekking north Kashmir to understand…

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The Poll Migrants

Elected to the basic tyre of village development in an abysmally low participated election, most of the new lords and…

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Mayor Making

As independents dominated the outcome of Srinagar’s lowest-polled municipal election, the politics reinvented the past to create a future that…

Cover Story
Decimal Divide

Municipal elections have offered decimal statistics of democracy currently in vogue in Kashmir. The black and white map offers a…

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A Silent Election

As Kashmir’s two main political parties stayed away from the polls and the militants are tactically enforcing a boycott, 392…

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Taken for a Ride

Elections are a complex process in Kashmir both in terms of logistics and security. Umar Mukhtar talks to drivers who…

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Discordant Tones

Two years after the BJP and PDP entered into polar alliance, nothing much has moved on the Kashmir front. After…

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What next?

After Srinagar by-polls proved costly in terms of human loss and manifestation of anger the question remains what will happen…

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Bloody Sunday

One of the bloodiest polling days in Kashmir’s recent history left 8 dead and over two hundred injured. Zubair Sofi…

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