1. Congress cedes J&K poll turf to BJP with blame on EC, leaders’ detention  Times of India
  2. Jammu and Kashmir block council polls 2019: With majority local politicians under house arrest, BJP to...  Firstpost
  3. Congress boycotts BDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir, cites detention  Hindustan Times
  4. Congress To Boycott Local Elections In J&K Over Detention Of Leaders  NDTV News
  5. Jammu and Kashmir BDC election: Candidates file nominations in Kathua; Congress to boycott 24 Oct polls  Firstpost
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India News: SRINAGAR/JAMMU: Congress on Wednesday conceded that BJP was set for "a clean sweep" in J&K’s first-ever Block Development Council (BDC) polls after it.India News: SRINAGAR/JAMMU: Congress on Wednesday conceded that BJP was set for "a clean sweep" in J&K’s first-ever Block Development Council (BDC) polls after it.

Congress cedes J&K poll turf to BJP with blame on EC, leaders’ detention | India News - Times of India

The BJP has fielded candidates on 122 constituencies in Kashmir, said its spokesperson Brigadier (retired) Anil Gupta, adding that the party is also supporting 29 Independents for elections to the office of the chairpersons of BDCs. He said that the party is contesting on a total of 280 seats out of 316 seats on its own in the state.The BJP has fielded candidates on 122 constituencies in Kashmir, said its spokesperson Brigadier (retired) Anil Gupta, adding that the party is also supporting 29 Independents for elections to the office of the chairpersons of BDCs. He said that the party is contesting on a total of 280 seats out of 316 seats on its own in the state.

Jammu and Kashmir block council polls 2019: With majority local politicians under house arrest, BJP to contest on 280 seats by itself - Firstpost

Former chief ministers Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti are under detention since August when the Centre moved to revoke J&K’s special status and split the state into two Union territories.Former chief ministers Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti are under detention since August when the Centre moved to revoke J&K’s special status and split the state into two Union territories.

Congress boycotts BDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir, cites detention | india news | Hindustan Times

The Congress has decided to boycott the Block Development Council elections in Jammu and Kashmir in protest against the continued detention of senior political leaders in the Kashmir valley.The Congress has decided to boycott the Block Development Council elections in Jammu and Kashmir in protest against the continued detention of senior political leaders in the Kashmir valley.

Congress To Boycott Local Elections In Jammu And Kashmir Over Detention Of Leaders

Shah said the express train would ensure development in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and boost tourism.Shah said the express train would ensure development in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and boost tourism.

Vande Bharat Express launch: Amit Shah launches Vande Bharat Express, Modi calls it ‘Navratri gift’

Shah said the express train would ensure development in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and boost tourism.Shah said the express train would ensure development in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and boost tourism.

Vande Bharat Express launch: Amit Shah launches Vande Bharat Express, Modi calls it ‘Navratri gift’

The NDA enjoys a majority in the lower house of parliament and was expected to see through the moves.The NDA enjoys a majority in the lower house of parliament and was expected to see through the moves.

Lok Sabha Passes J&K Reorganisation Bill, Resolution to Revoke Article 370

The NDA enjoys a majority in the lower house of parliament and was expected to see through the moves.The NDA enjoys a majority in the lower house of parliament and was expected to see through the moves.

Lok Sabha Passes J&K Reorganisation Bill, Resolution to Revoke Article 370

“The duplicity meter just fell off the wall. Labour using a SHAM party and ‘Indian faces’ @INCIndia to haul in the Pakistani vote. Britain does not have long left.”

Katie Hopkins on Twitter: "The duplicity meter just fell off the wall. Labour using a SHAM party and ‘Indian faces’ @INCIndia to haul in the Pakistani vote. Britain does not have long left.… https://t.co/jS27HkqRCy"

“New Controversy hits Congress party. Kamal Dhaliwal, a very close associate of Rahul Gandhi meets Labour Party leader @jeremycorbyn in UK to discuss ‘human rights situation’ Kashmir. Labour has been critical of India on Kashmir, spewing Pakistani propaganda. Will RG explain this?”

Aditya Raj Kaul on Twitter: "New Controversy hits Congress party. Kamal Dhaliwal, a very close associate of Rahul Gandhi meets Labour Party leader @jeremycorbyn in UK to discuss ‘human rights situation’ Kashmir. Labour has been critical of India on Kashmir, spewing Pakistani propaganda. Will RG explain this?… https://t.co/1eehERzBgk"

“A very productive meeting with UK representatives from the Indian Congress Party where we discussed the human rights situation in Kashmir. There must be a de-escalation and an end to the cycle of violence and fear which has plagued the region for so long.”

Jeremy Corbyn on Twitter: "A very productive meeting with UK representatives from the Indian Congress Party where we discussed the human rights situation in Kashmir. There must be a de-escalation and an end to the cycle of violence and fear which has plagued the region for so long.… https://t.co/cU5n3uCm3H"

“Corbyn fake tweets meeting with delegation of India's socialist Congress party Leveraging it to iterfere in domestic affairs of our key ally & partner over 🇮🇳 state of Jammu & Kashmir Gets slapped down by the actual Congress party And Corbyn wants to be PM Don't make me laugh.”

Amandeep Singh Bhogal on Twitter: "Corbyn fake tweets meeting with delegation of India's socialist Congress party Leveraging it to iterfere in domestic affairs of our key ally & partner over 🇮🇳 state of Jammu & Kashmir Gets slapped down by the actual Congress party And Corbyn wants to be PM Don't make me laugh.… https://t.co/gsGHY2mkSE"

India's main opposition Congress said on Wednesday it would boycott local elections in Kashmir, joining two other parties in a setback for government efforts to restart political activity after it revoked the state's special status two months ago.India's main opposition Congress said on Wednesday it would boycott local e...

Indian parties shun first Kashmir polls since change of status - Reuters

NC, PDP to stay away, cite K-situation Kupwara, Baramulla top in candidates; Jammu 3rd Sanjeev Pargal JAMMU, Oct 9: Notwithstanding the NationalNC, PDP to stay away, cite K-situation Kupwara, Baramulla top in candidates; Jammu 3rd Sanjeev Pargal JAMMU, Oct 9: Notwithstanding the National

Shock for Cong, NC, PDP: 1382 join fray for BDC elections

Members of the overseas Congress delegation in the United Kingdom on Wednesday met Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition since 2015 in British Parliament. Their discussions focussed on the situation in Kashmir. Corbyn had openly criticised India on the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. Members of the overseas Congress delegation in the United Kingdom on Wednesday met Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition since 2015 in British Parliament. Their discussions focussed on the situation in Kashmir. Corbyn had openly criticised India on the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Furore after Congress delegation meets Jeremy Corbyn to discuss Kashmir; BJP calls it 'shameful' | India News – India TV

State Congress president G.A. Mir accused the state administration of deliberately creating hurdles for mainstream parties in order to facilitate the win of the ruling BJP.State Congress president G.A. Mir accused the state administration of deliberately creating hurdles for mainstream parties in order to facilitate the win of the ruling BJP.

Congress Announces Boycott of BDC Polls in Jammu and Kashmir

State Congress president G.A. Mir accused the state administration of deliberately creating hurdles for mainstream parties in order to facilitate the win of the ruling BJP.State Congress president G.A. Mir accused the state administration of deliberately creating hurdles for mainstream parties in order to facilitate the win of the ruling BJP.

Congress Announces Boycott of BDC Polls in Jammu and Kashmir

The Congress had last Friday said it would participate in the elections despite its strong reservations about the conduciveness of the political and security environment in view of restrictions in the Valley. The party has now reversed its decision.The Congress had last Friday said it would participate in the elections despite its strong reservations about the conduciveness of the political and security environment in view of restrictions in the Valley. The party has now reversed its decision.

Congress boycotts BDC polls in J&K, cites detention of political leaders in state | India News, The Indian Express

The Congress’s decision to stay away from the polls was taken by the high command after a review of the situation during a meeting in Delhi, sources said.The Congress’s decision to stay away from the polls was taken by the high command after a review of the situation during a meeting in Delhi, sources said.

J&K: Congress, NC, PDP unlikely to contest BDC polls | India News, The Indian Express

After the revocation of Article 370 on August 5, which gives special status to Jammu & Kashmir. These will be the first election to get underway. BDC polls is scheduled to happen on October 24 in the valley.After the revocation of Article 370 on August 5, which gives special status to Jammu & Kashmir. These will be the first election to get underway. BDC polls is scheduled to happen on October 24 in the valley.

J&K Congress to boycott BDC polls, cites 'indifferent' attitude of state administration - Moneycontrol.com

"We have come to realise that these elections (Block Development Council elections) are being held to facilitate only one party - ruling party. Our leaders are under detention. We have no other option but to announce that we are boycotting the election," Congress leader Ghulam Ahmad Mir said while addressing a press conference

Congress decides to boycott BDC elections in Jammu and Kashmir