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Srinagar: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on Wednesday said that it will conduct the elections for Executive Committee and Office Bearers under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar. The spokesperson of KCCI in a statement welcomed the direction of the High Court for conducting the elections for Executive Committee and Office Bearers within one month and by the end of April 2021. The six members committee shall conduct an election under the…

Kupwara: After keeping the counting process in limbo for nearly two months over antecedents of a PaK born female candidate contesting DDC elections from Drugmulla constituency, State Election Commission has finally announced nullification of the then held elections even as dropping the name of candidate in question permanently from electoral rolls. State Election Commissioner in an order, of which a copy lies with GNS, maintains that a complaint was received by the polling authorities before…

Srinagar: The Central government has extended the term of delimitation commission by one year and excluded the north-eastern states from its mandate. The Union Ministry of Law & Justice has issued a notification last night to extend the tenure of Justice (Retd.) Ranjana Desai, who is heading the panel, by one year. The commission’s term was coming to end on March 5, 2021. Interestingly, the north-eastern states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland have…

Srinagar: The Government of India is set to give extension to the tenure of delimitation commission constituted by it last year for fixing boundaries of Assembly and parliamentary segments of Jammu & Kashmir, sources disclosed. Highly placed sources told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the panel set-up on March 6, last year is expected to get extension of six months or one year to carry out its work. “The Commission’s work was severely hampered…

Jammu: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday said that those who demand early Legislative Assembly elections in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir must cooperate with the Delimitation Commission to complete the exercise at the earliest. “Those demanding early Assembly polls in J&K must help and cooperate with the Delimitation Commission so that the process is completed and the polls are held in the UT,” he said in reply to a query while speaking…

Srinagar: The sixth phase of District Development Council elections 2020 recorded voter percentage of 42.79% across different constituencies spread over different districts of Jammu and Kashmir till 1 pm. As per the figures given by the office of State Election Commissioner, in Kashmir division, Pulwama has recorded voting percentage of 6.80%, Baramulla 26.68%, Kulgam 32.71%, Shopian 3.66%, Anantnag 20.95%, Bandipora 40.57%, Ganderbal 45.89%, Kupwara 41.21% and Budgam 27.44% till 01:00 pm. Similarly, in Jammu division,…

Srinagar: State Election Commissioner K K Sharma informed that 63.08 per cent and 59.71 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the fourth Phase of vacant Panch and Sarpanch by-polls 2020 in Jammu and Kashmir. While giving out the details, SEC informed that by-poll for Panch vacant seats were held in 215 constituencies in the 4th phase. A total 33188 electors (including 17292 males and 15896 females) out of which 20936 voted in the 4th…

Srinagar: The 4th phase of DDC elections 2020 recorded a voting percentage of 26.02 % across different constituencies spread over different districts of Jammu and Kashmir till 11:00 am today. As per the figures given by the office of State Election Commissioner, in Kashmir Division, Kupwara has recorded voting percentage of 14.80%, Bandipora 27.49%, Baramulla 21.12%, Ganderbal 25.15%, Budgam 21.14%, Pulwama 3.79%, Shopian 1.24%, Kulgam 3.58% and Anantnag 16.28% till 11:00 am. Similarly, in Jammu…

Srinagar: Former minister and senior Congress leader, Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed on Saturday said that no security is being provided to their candidates as well as the leaders amid the ongoing District Development Council (DDC) polls in Jammu and Kashmir. Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed, who was accompanied by JKPCC vice president, G N Monga, while addressing a news conference, said that the Congress leaders and DDC candidates are being deprived of the security, even the officials concerned…

Srinagar: The 3rd phase of District Development Council elections recorded voter percentage of 8.33 % across different constituencies spread over different districts of Jammu and Kashmir till 09:00 am on Friday. As per the figures given by the office of State Election Commissioner, in Kashmir division, Kupwara has recorded voting percentage of 3.41%, Bandipora 9.03%, Baramulla 1.78%, Ganderbal 1.33%, Budgam 8.14%, Pulwama 1.75%, Shopian 2.74%, Kulgam 10.02% and Anantnag 0.45% till 09:00 am. Similarly, in…