District Development Council

Jammu & Kashmir: DDC outcomes prompt BJP to look for Assembly poll allies

Former J-K Deputy CM Kavinder Gupta said they are hopeful of getting support from other entities as and when Assembly elections are held.

published on : 22nd February 2021

Kashmir DDC elections: Gupkar Alliance clinches Bandipora seat, loses Baramulla to Independent

The Gupkar Alliance won the chairman and vice chairman's post in Bandipora DDC with NC's Abdul Gani Bhat getting elected as chairperson and PDP's Kousar Shafeeq as vice-chairperson.

published on : 14th February 2021

DDC polls: NC, PDP flay Apni Party, Modi government over defections

The Apni Party had won only 12 out of 280 seats in the DDC polls, Talking to this newspaper, PDP general secretary Ghulam Nabi Lone said people have lost faith in democracy.

published on : 8th February 2021

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

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

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

DDC polls: BJP opens account in valley; winner credits it to PM Modi

34-year old Aijaz Hussain had secured 823 votes while his nearest rival Ghulam Hassan Hajam of J&K Apni Party had secured 381 votes.

published on : 23rd December 2020

DDC poll results on Tuesday; first J&K mandate on bifurcation, Article 370

About 51 per cent of the total 57 lakh eligible voters exercised their franchise in the elections.

published on : 22nd December 2020

Counting for votes for 280 DDC seats to begin on Tuesday

The elections to this 3rd tier of the Panchayati Raj system were held for the first time in Jammu and Kashmir and were the first mass polls after the abrogation of provisions of Article 370 last year

published on : 21st December 2020

Highest turnout so far in penultimate phase of DDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir

The last phase of polling would be held on December 19 and the counting of votes would take place on December 22.

published on : 17th December 2020

Two people booked for destroying polling materials inside booth in J-K's Poonch

Ballot papers and other polling materials were torn apart by the duo, who later escaped from the spot.

published on : 15th December 2020

Jammu and Kashmir DDC polls see first casualty as guard of PDP leader shot dead

The PSO identified as Manzoor Ahmad sustained multiple bullet injuries and was evacuated to nearby Bone and Joints Hospital, where he succumbed to injuries.

published on : 15th December 2020

J&K DDC polls: Over 43 per cent votes polled till 1 pm

A total of 155 candidates, including 30 women, are in the fray for 17 DDC constituencies in the Kashmir division.

published on : 10th December 2020

BJP steals the campaign show during J&K DDC polls as Gupkar leaders stay away

Meanwhile, several Congress leaders have left the J&K Congress to fend for themselves, and top leaders of Gupkar Alliance have stayed away from campaigning.

published on : 7th December 2020
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