Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
2014 Assembly Elections Results at a Glance
Summary of 2014 Assembly elections results: seats, votes polled and so on. No party managed to secure a majority in the 87 member house but the PDP led by Mufti Mohammad Sayeed ploughed ahead with 28 seats while the BJP secured a record 25 seats, all in the Jammu region. Read Insight Report Here
For detailed constituency-wise results go here.
In truth everything and everyone
Is a shadow of the Beloved,
And our seeking is His seeking
And our words are His words...
We search for Him here and there,
while looking right at Him.
Sitting by His side, we ask:
'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
Historical Opportunity For Reconciliation
Date: 27 February 2015
Set to form government in Jammu & Kashmir with PDP, BJP on Thursday said it could be a 'historical opportunity' to bring about larger reconciliation in the state in the national interest. Senior BJP leader and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told Rajya Sabha that people in the state have voted 'overwhelmingly' for BJP in Jammu and for PDP in the Valley. 'It may be a historical opportunity to bring about larger reconciliation in Jammu & Kashmir in larger national interest,' he said while intervening in the debate on Motion of Thanks on the President's Address.
2015 News Archives