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Srinagar bypolls - Total results - 22
May 16, 2017
Kashmir human shield: No clean chit to army major, but Farooq Ahmad Dar has lost faith in the systemFarooq Ahmad Dar, the shawl-weaver, who was tied to the front bumper of a military jeep by an army major in the Beerwah area of Budgam in central Kashmir, said on Monday he expected little from any institution
Apr 24, 2017
Mehbooba Mufti meets Narendra Modi, tells Centre should adopt Vajypayee's approach to KashmirMehbooba's meeting with the Prime Minister is also taking place against the backdrop of recent bypoll to Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency which witnessed largescale violence and the lowest turnout ever.
Apr 20, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Miffed with PDP-BJP govt, Congress forms Manmohan Singh-led policy-planning groupThe Congress, which has been critical of both the Centre and the PDP-BJP coalition government over their handling of the Jammu and Kashmir situation, set up a policy-planning group led by former prime minister Manmohan Singh for the state on Wednesday.
Apr 17, 2017
Kashmir hit by fresh bout of violence: Unarmed civilians trapped in a triangular civil warPeople in Kashmir were horrified by the welter of killings, generally of non-combatants as prayers filled with pleas for release from this cycle of blood became the order of the day.
Apr 16, 2017
National Conference gains upper hand in 5 Assembly segments in SrinagarNational Conference's win in Srinagar Parliamentary constituency is a setback to the ruling PDP as the opposition party has gained upper hand in five assembly segments out of eight in the city.
Apr 14, 2017
Srinagar bypolls: With voting being taboo in Budgam, only 709 of 35,169 voters cast ballotThe tense atmosphere around polling booths and the areas surrounding them was such that it was near-impossible to see a single person on the streets as repolling was conducted in 38 polling stations in the Srinagar parliamentary constituency on Thursday
Apr 13, 2017
Srinagar repoll: Only one percent voting recorded in first three hoursNo votes were polled in Budgam and Khansahib assembly segments while only two votes were polled in Chrar-e-Sharief segment of the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency
Apr 13, 2017
Srinagar bypolls: Budgam residents flee district ahead of EC-ordered repollingAmid simmering anger, hundreds of concerned villagers have fled their homes in the poll-bound Budgam district of central Kashmir after the Election Commission of India decided to hold re-polling in 38 stations of Srinagar parliamentary
Apr 12, 2017
Srinagar bypoll violence: Citizens must insist on accountability, zombie-like moves will destroy KashmirIt's time to put a limit to the incompetence that current rulers have demonstrated in Kashmir be it over the Pathankot attack, the killing of Burhan Wani and its aftermath, and the complacency with which they are going about things in 2017
Apr 11, 2017
Postponing Kashmir's Anantnag bypoll is a good idea, going ahead would have risked a bloodbathThe decision to postpone the by-election for the Anantnag seat is welcome. After the violence that accompanied the by-election for the Srinagar seat on Sunday, going ahead with Wednesday’s slated bypoll would have been bull-headed foolishness. Elections are meant to include people in the processes of governance, not for piling up bodies.