National Conference
Opinion  /  Published 21.11.18

Kashmir's big voter turnout says little

Elections are integral to a parliamentary system of governance. But are they reliable indicators of the health of a democracy? This question has been brought to the fore, once again, by the peculiar s...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 17.11.18

Valley turnout surprise

Nearly two in every three voters turned up at the booths in the panchayat elections in Kashmir on Saturday, the surprise 64.5 per cent count for the first phase coming after last month’s dismal part...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 16.11.18

Hint of shift from J&K poll boycott strategy

The Valley’s pro-India parties seem to have decided to abandon their boycott politics.The National Conference on Friday formally announced its readiness to participate in future elections, saying th...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 01.11.18

BJP leader, brother shot in Jammu

BJP state secretary Anil Parihar and his brother Ajit Parmar were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Jammu’s Kishtwar town, aggravating communal tensions and forcing authorities to clamp curfew on ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

India  /  Published 13.10.18

Uri bucks lows turnout trend

Uri town has bucked the trend of abysmal poll percentage in the municipal elections in the Valley, clocking a robust turnout of 75 per cent and unravelling a divide that “Kashmiri nationalism” is ...
By Mazaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 09.10.18

Kashmir civic polls still on, but Srinagar mayor ‘picked’

Eleven days before the Jammu and Kashmir municipal election results are announced, new governor Satya Pal Malik has let on that a “foreign-educated” person would be elected Srinagar mayor, prompti...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 05.10.18

2 National Conference workers shot dead

Police say suspected militants have shot and killed two National Conference party workers in the Karfali Mohalla area of Srinagar.Police say the shootings outside a meat shop in Srinagar on Friday als...
By PTI in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.18

Govt assurance on Kashmir normalcy is hollow

Alienation corrodes democracy. The statement by the newly-appointed governor of Jammu and Kashmir, S P Malik, that mistakes committed by India have alienated the restive state from the Union should be...
By The Editorial Board in


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