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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A Fallen Prince

NC president and Kashmir’s flamboyant politician Farooq Abdullah lost his first ever election in decades sending the party in tailspin.…

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Out of Safe Zone

As results came out for 2014 elections many solid political foundations were shaken to the base. Shah Abbas analyzes how…

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Loss of political heirs

With PDP’s Muzaffar Hussain Beigh sweeping North Kashmir both Er Rashid and Sajad Gani Lone failed to carry forward Abdul…

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Madam Mufti leading…

In an otherwise male dominated politics Mehbooba Mufti defeated 12 rivals to enter Indian parliament for the second time, a…

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Magic Mufti

Wresting all the three Lok Sabha seats from NC in Kashmir, ensuring Congress’ defeat for the twin Jammu seats, Mufti…

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‘Survivor’ Slides

In the contest between ‘secularism’ and ‘communalism’, the seasoned congressman was tasted dust. Many believe, Ghulam Nabi Azad fell to…

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SHOCKERS

As the election results are out Safwat Zargar scans thorough numbers to pick up the major upsets of 2014 elections…

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Setting The Trends

Elections to the Parliament are over in J&K. Moderate mobilization and low participation apart, the exercise exhibited many interesting aspects…

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The Last Leg

As clock struck 7 on Wednesday morning, the last phase of parliamentary polls began in Jammu and Kashmir. In the cold desert of Leh,…

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Knotty North

With contestants successfully engaging more people than south and central Kashmir, the elections in North Kashmir is heading towards a…

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Unpredictable

High Altitude Battle Unlike the last four phases in J&K, the last one involving Ladakh and Baramulla is being contested…

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Centre Fold

One killing, one per cent increase in overall votes and boycott marked Srinagar elections as fate of 14 candidates is…

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A high profile contest

After low voter turnout in South Kashmir all eyes are on high profile contest in Centre. Will Farooq Abdullah recreate…

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