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Anantnag is the first-ever constituency to have Lok Sabha elections in three phases, a result of the unstable security situation in south Kashmir.
Govt suspended trade across the LoC due to a number of reasons that affect national security, but traders say it’s a hasty decision that will starve thousands.
J&K CEO says that given the current scenario, even holding elections, that too peacefully, were a task.
The number of youth recruited for terror from Kashmir in the first three months of this year is almost half that from the same period last year.
PDP leaders say Mehbooba Mufti made the remark after multiple meetings with 'public delegations' from north and south Kashmir.
There's a growing belief in J&K that mainstream parties are walking a tightrope — they're not quite glorifying militants but also not condemning them unequivocally.
Earlier this month on 7 April, civilian traffic had been restricted on the highway for twice a week until 31 May to enable smooth movement of security envoys.
PDP president Mehbooba Mufti's motorcade was stoned while she was returning from Anantnag, the Lok Sabha constituency she is contesting.
PDP had won the Baramulla seat, which encompasses north Kashmir, for the first time in 2014. This time, Mehbooba Mufti’s party isn’t even sure of third place.
The running theme in BJP ads on TV and radio is that the party is seeking more time to “further” and “expand” its initiatives and schemes.