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A primer on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in the state. This time, unprecedented security arrangements are being made for a violence free election in the Kashmir Valley while the situation is absolutely normal in the Jammu region and in Ladakh where active campaigning is taking place. To provide ample security polling will be held in different days across five phases from 11 April 2019 to 6 May 2019. Full article...

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Anantnag 1st Phase Poll Today

Date: 23 April 2019
The voltile south Kashmir parliamentary constituency of Anantnag goes to the polls today in the first of three phases of polling here.The poll time will be from 7AM to 4 PM. In the first phase of the scheduled three-phased polling, at least six assembly segments in the Anantnag district will go to the polls, including Anantnag, Bijbehara, Shangus, Kokernag, Dooru, and Pahalgam. At least 18 candidates are in fray in the southern parliamentary constituency, including Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti, who is facing an uphill task of retaining her winning streak from here.
[courtesy: Agencies]

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Instead of banning civil traffic on highway, govt should ban pellet guns, PSA, AFSPA in Kashmir; Dy Mayor Srinagar, 10 April: Deputy Mayor Srinagar Sheikh Mohammad Imran on Wednesday said instead of banning the civil traffic on the highway, government should ban pellet guns, PSA, AFSPA and other black laws in the Kashmir. Imran said instead of banning of these things they should ban the use of pellet guns, AFSPA, PSA and other such black laws in the state.
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