DDC polls

Jammu and Kashmir DDC polls: Congress ready to shake hands with Gupkar parties

Ghulam Nabi Monga said his party would be supporting the 'secular forces' – PAGD in this case - in forming the DDCs.

published on : 18th January 2021

Faultlines emerge in Gupkar Alliance as constituents trade barbs

Senior PDP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Fayaz Mir also accused the NC of fielding proxy candidates against the PAGD nominees in Kupwara district.

published on : 12th January 2021

Valley in 2020: Amid rising heat over Article 370 revocation, electoral process resumed with DDC polls

The year 2020 began amid uncertainty as most of the mainstream political leaders continued to be under various forms of detention following the landmark constitutional amendments of 2019.

published on : 30th December 2020

DDC polls: Terrorism was defeated, democracy won in Jammu & Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh

The panchayat elections were held in Jammu and Kashmir in 2018 and the bypolls for vacant seats were held alongside DDC polls. 

published on : 30th December 2020

BJP arm-twisting DDC winners into defection, alleges Mehbooba Mufti

However, our contesting the polls in unison, and the results, has frustrated the BJP. They are now on an arrest spree,,” she alleged. 

published on : 30th December 2020

Nine-month-old Apni Party looks to seize control of Srinagar DDC with independents' help

Apni Party is also attempting to stake claim on Shopian district, where it has won two seats.

published on : 29th December 2020

140 DDC members take oath across 10 districts in Jammu division

The 140 members were elected in the eight-phase polls between November 28 and December 19, the first democratic exercise in Jammu and Kashmir after the revocation of its special status under Art 370.

published on : 28th December 2020

Admin, police facilitating horse-trading after DDC poll results, says Former CM Omar Abdullah

The NC vice president said it was shameful for the administration to play "partisan politics".

published on : 25th December 2020

In a U-turn, Congress kisses and makes up with Gupkar Alliance

With Congress support, the PAGD will wrest control of 13 out of the 20 districts in J&K while BJP will run six DDCs in Jammu region.

published on : 25th December 2020

PAGD brings horse-trading charges, warns against 'disrespecting' people's mandate in DDC polls

PAGD spokesperson Sajad Lone said there were "disturbing" reports of "interference" in the people's verdict and the "government of the day acting in a partisan manner".

published on : 24th December 2020

BJP will win 20 Valley seats in Assembly poll: Shahnawaz Hussain

BJP national spokesman Shahnawaz Hussain, who was in-charge of District Development Council (DDC)

published on : 24th December 2020

Jammu and Kashmir admin trying to 'collect' Independent candidates for BJP, alleges Omar Abdullah

Independents will hold the key in election of District Development Council presidents in many of the 20 districts.

published on : 23rd December 2020

With defeat in DDC polls, BJP won't conduct Assembly elections in J-K anytime soon: Omar Abdullah

Abdullah said if the BJP government believed in democracy, it would have announced the legislative assemble polls in the newly created Union Territory by now.

published on : 23rd December 2020

Five of seven former ministers secure wins in J&K DDC polls

Senior Congress leader and former minister Taj Mohiuddin, who was in the fray for Parenpillan constituency of Uri tehsil in north Kashmir's Baramulla district, won the seat.

published on : 23rd December 2020

Results of 276 DDC seats declared; Gupkar Alliance sweeps, BJP emerges single largest party with 74 seats

The results of four constituencies, one each in Bandipora and Kupwara districts of north Kashmir and Poonch and Rajouri districts in Jammu region, are still awaited.

published on : 23rd December 2020
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