Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicDDC polls

Topic: DDC polls

Win for democracy & development, says Shahnawaz Hussain who helped BJP open account in Kashmir

Shahnawaz Hussain camped in Kashmir for 33 days to oversee BJP’s campaign for the J&K DDC polls, in which it won three seats in the Valley for the first time.

Centre has weaponised ED, NIA, CBI in its witch hunt against me, alleges Mehbooba

During a press conference at her Gupkar residence, Mehbooba Mufti alleged that the BJP won 3 seats in the DDC polls by using party's 'money, machinery and manipulation'.

Modi govt doing everything to restore grassroots democracy in J&K — Amit Shah on DDC polls

In a series of tweets, Home Minister Shah said the mass participation in the DDC elections in Jammu and Kashmir reflects people's faith in democracy.

Sonu Sood temple is the ‘talk’ of heaven, & everybody’s ‘victory’ in J&K local body polls

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Congress puts up dismal show in J&K DDC polls, says could now support Gupkar alliance

The Congress won just 26 seats after fielding 157 candidates and had earlier refused to be a part of the seven-party Gupkar alliance.

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Gupkar Alliance wins big in J&K DDC polls but BJP is single-largest party

Of the 278 seats in which results have been declared, the PAGD, a conglomerate of regional and national parties batting for the reinstatement of Article 370, emerged victorious on 110. 

Rubika Liyaquat on ‘historic’ polls in J&K, Arnab Goswami praises Modi’s speech in AMU

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Gupkar alliance leads in J&K DDC polls, BJP makes inroads into Kashmir with 3 seats

Of the 236 results declared so far, BJP has won 66 seats — mostly in Jammu where it’s strong — while PAGD & Independents have done well in Kashmir.

DDC results show J&K people rejected Centre’s decision to scrap Article 370, says Mehbooba

Former J&K chief minister and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti says results indicate people have overwhelmingly supported Gupkar alliance, which stands for restoring special status.

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Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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