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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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Militant Outfit JuD May Resurface With New Name


Date: 24 January 2015
While the banning of Hafiz Muhammad Saeed's Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) is being viewed as a paradigm shift in Pakistan's policy, security officials in Kashmir are keeping their fingers crossed over the development. The Lashkar-e-Toiba, considered as the sister organisation of the JuD, has been operating in J&K for over a decade and was blamed for masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attack. Hafiz Saeed, India's most-wanted militant, has been publicly distancing himself from Lashkar activities. 'The JuD may be banned, but it can always resurface with a new name,' said a senior police officer.
[courtesy: Tribune]

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