Opinion  /  Published 02.09.22

Deep fissures

As the conversation around elections in Jammu and Kashmir, which is under New Delhi’s direct rule for over four years, picks up momentum, a palpable anxiety has surfaced on a host of issues. On...
By Luv Puri

India  /  Published 22.08.22

J&K non-local voters: BJP vs National Conference

The BJP has convened a meeting of its leaders here on Monday to chalk out a counter-strategy against the meeting called by the National Conference over the issue of "inclusion of non-local voters...
By PTI in Jammu

India  /  Published 20.08.22

Voters: J&K officials slam erroneous facts

Reports of over 25 lakh additional voters in Jammu and Kashmir is a "misrepresentation of facts by vested interests", the Union Territory administration said on Saturday. It said that the r...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 18.08.22

Mehbooba: J&K lab for BJP

Accusing the BJP of converting Jammu and Kashmir into a "laboratory for its experiments", PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said she has asked NC president Farooq Abdullah to convene ...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 29.07.22

17? Apply in advance to be a voter

The Election Commission has decided that those above 17 years of age can now apply in advance to register as voters once they turn 18, in an effort to ensure greater participation of youth in polls. ...
By PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 11.03.22

Scarred but ready to fight on

“I have submitted (video) evidence (to the SIT) showing that my brother was crushed under Teni’s jeep but I don’t know whether the SIT has included it in the probe report. I don'...
By Our Bureau

India  /  Published 03.03.22

Voters bribed everywhere: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that voters were bribed “everywhere”, hearing a petition seeking action against the distribution of election-time freebies. “Forget all those...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.02.22

UP: Sonia slams Narendra Modi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday confronted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claim of exceptional development in Uttar Pradesh, alleging that the government did nothing except create divi...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.22

Top hill leaders at voter’s door

When Subash Ghisingh ruled the Darjeeling hills for 20 years from 1988 to 2008, he "hardly campaigned" during elections whether it was Lok Sabha or Assembly polls, recalled old-timers. &ldqu...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Opinion  /  Published 19.02.22

New choice

After five years under the scorching ‘double engine’ of Hindu rashtra, the Muslims of Uttar Pradesh are being called upon to vote as full citizens. It is the one democratic right they stil...
By Asim Ali


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