- Tag results for National Conference
India had on Thursday said it would participate in the dialogue hosted by Russia at a "non-official level" in Moscow.
Mattu secured 40 votes while Congress candidate for the mayoral post Ghulam Rasool Hajam got 26 votes in the 74-member SMC, Commissioner of the civic body Peer Hafizullah told the media.
National Conference MLA blames BJP-RSS, Governor's rule for party workers' killings in Jammu and Kashmir
The two NC workers were shot dead by militants in the Karfali Mohalla area of the city Friday, while another worker of the party was injured in the attack, the police said.
Police sources said militants fired from close range towards three NC workers at Karffali Mohalla, Habba Kadal in downtown Srinagar.
Thirteen candidates of the BJP won unopposed in Shopian district and its state unit described the victory as a "historic win".
The latest expulsions of three workers from Ramban district has raised the number of such ousters to 11 within a week.
The four-phase civic polls in the State are scheduled to be held on October 8, 10, 13 and 16 and counting would be held on October 20.
Rana said the Article 35A is anything but not 'anti national', as it forms important ingredient of the Constitution of India.
He said by giving alibis on non-completion of various flagship projects in Jammu, the BJP has 'blundered in undermining the wisdom of people, who have undergone a nightmarish era'.
The conference was inaugurated and conference keynote was delivered by LM Patnaik, professor of IISc Bengaluru.
The announcement of poll schedule and the model code of conduct have already come into effect.
The meeting was called by NC president Farooq Abdullah at his residence in Gupkar area of the city.
The NC and the Peoples Democratic Party have meanwhile decided to boycott the polls saying that the central government is yet to declare its stand on Article 35A.
Speculation is rife in that BJP was in touch with NC to form a coalition government.
After the NC decided to boycott the ULB and panchayat polls, the PDP of Mehbooba Mufti would find it difficult to participate in the polls.