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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.

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Report On Kishtwar Riots Rocks House

Date: 30 March 2015
Uproarious scenes were witnessed in the Legislative Assembly today after BJP legislators demanded the immediate arrest of Sajjad Ahmed Kichloo, former Minister of State in the Home Department in Omar Abdullah-led government, following submission of Justice Gandhi Commission report to the government. Kichloo is among around 60 civil and police officers and leaders who had been indicted by the Commission which was constituted to look into communal riots and violence in Kishtwar town after Eid prayers on August 9, 2013. Three persons had lost their lives, over 80 injured and more than 100 shops and business establishments set on fire in the riots.
[courtesy: Tribune]

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