Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicDDC polls

Topic: DDC polls

Taken note of DDC polls, resumption of 4G internet services in J&K, says EU spokesperson

The EU spokesperson's comments came a day after top diplomats from the 27-member bloc returned from Jammu and Kashmir after a two-day visit.

NC leader Hilal Lone arrested under UAPA for ‘hate speech’ in 2020, police say

National Conference leader Hilal Lone was arrested Monday in a case related to a speech he delivered while campaigning in the DDC polls in Hajin, a senior police official said.

Gupkar Alliance faces setback in DDC polls, NC bastion Srinagar breached by Apni Party

Apni Party bags the chairperson and vice-chairperson in Srinagar and Shopian, despite winning just 12 seats across Kashmir in last year's DDC polls.

DDC polls are proof J&K is ready to move on. Army needs to prepare exit plan

Countering militant propaganda means restarting 4G in the Valley. The people of Jammu and Kashmir have shown they want to move forward.

J&K voted for development, Article 370 is a false narrative — Apni Party chief Altaf Bukhari

Apni Party claims it will have at least six DDC chairpersons, setting it up as a formidable political contender to the Gupkar Alliance which won the most seats.

DDC polls have written new chapter in Jammu and Kashmir, says PM Modi

Launching a scheme to extend benefits of Ayushman Bharat to J&K, Modi said those who were in power for decades made the mistake of ignoring its development but his government has rectified this.

Lahore graduate, 45-yr-old mother of 3 — 2 PoK candidates waiting for counting in DDC poll seats

Somiya Sadaf and Shazia Aslam, both from Muzaffarabad, had fought the first DDC polls in J&K. Both of them said they have voted multiple times and their names figure in the voter list.

Air pollution’s death march in India, and Priyanka Gandhi’s political life cycle

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Engineer, political science postgraduate, law student — BJP’s three new faces in Kashmir

The BJP managed to score three victories in the maiden DDC elections in the Kashmir region. Its other 72 wins came from Jammu.

This 71-yr-old leader is reason no one’s surprised by Left’s good show in Kashmir DDC polls

CPI(M) fielded eight candidates in the Jammu & Kashmir DDC polls. While it lost the two seats it contested in Jammu, it won five of six in Kashmir.

On Camera

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The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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