Jammu

Jammu constituency gears up for high-voltage campaigning
Jammu, State

Jammu constituency gears up for high-voltage campaigning

Jammu, Apr 13:  Following the campaign blitzkrieg in Udhampur parliamentary seat, going to polls in the first phase on April 19, now it is the turn of Jammu Lok Sabha seat to witness high-voltage electioneering. In the case of Udhampur seat, the campaigning reached its crescendo with the election rally of none other than the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 12. Interestingly, in Jammu parliamentary constituency also, the party is going to seize the initiative as other star-campaigner of BJP and the Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to address a mega electoral rally on April 16 at Manhas Mahasabha Ground, Paloura, in favour of party nominee Jugal Kishore Sharma. The constituency will go to polls during the second phase of the electoral process on April 26, 2024. ...
Hideout busted in Reasi, arms recovered
Jammu, State

Hideout busted in Reasi, arms recovered

Srinagar, April 13: A terrorist hideout was busted after police and Army conducted a joint operation in the Lancha area of Shajroo, within the Mahore sub-division of Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said today. Acting on credible intelligence indicating the presence of a hideout in the region, security forces launched the operation aimed at sanitizing the area and rooting out any terrorist activity.During the search and cordon operation, a substantial cache of arms and ammunition was unearthed from the hideout. The recovered items include two Tiffin IEDs equipped with electric detonators, two pistols along with their magazines, a total of 19 pistol rounds, approximately 400 grams of explosive powder, 40 rounds of AK-47 ammunition, four photographs of sensitive lo...
LG greets people on Baisakhi
Jammu, State

LG greets people on Baisakhi

Jammu, Apr 12: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha extended his heartiest greetings to the people on Baisakhi festival. In his message, the LG said: “Heartiest greetings and best wishes to all on the joyous occasion of Baisakhi. It is an occasion to celebrate the hard work of our farmers and to honour their invaluable contribution to nation-building. Baisakhi marks the foundation of Khalsa Panth by Guru Gobind Singh Sahib, the 10th Guru, who transformed the Sikhs into a family of saint-soldiers. Guruji’s message of selfless service, truthfulness, sacrifice, equality, and universal love is an abiding source of inspiration for all of us. On this Baisakhi, let us resolve to follow the path shown by Guru Gobind Singh Sahib. May the festival of Baisakhi this year usher in peace, prosperi...
Jammu and Kashmir will get assembly polls, statehood soon, says PM Modi in Udhampur
Jammu, State

Jammu and Kashmir will get assembly polls, statehood soon, says PM Modi in Udhampur

Udhampur, Apr 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday assured that the Centre is committed to restoring statehood to Jammu and Kashmir adding that assembly elections will also be held soon. “The time is not far when assembly elections will be held in Jammu and Kashmir also. Jammu and Kashmir will get back its state status. You will be able to share your dreams with your MLAs, and your ministers,” PM Modi said while addressing a public rally in Udhampur. The Prime Minister said that whatever he has done so far is only serves as a trailer of the work that he is yet to do in the region. He pointed out that now after decades, elections were taking place in Jammu and Kashmir without fear of terrorism and cross border firing. “Vikas bhi ho raha hai, vishvaas bhi badh raha hai” ...
“Of the family, by the family, for the family…” PM Modi in Udhampur slams opposition over dynasty politics
Jammu, State

“Of the family, by the family, for the family…” PM Modi in Udhampur slams opposition over dynasty politics

Udhampur, Apr 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday slammed the Opposition parties over dynasty politics and said that no one has caused as much damage to Jammu and Kashmir as family-run parties adding that such political parties have come to mean “of the family, by the family, for the family.” Addressing a public rally in Udhampur, PM Modi said, “Modi is guaranteeing the creation of developed Jammu and Kashmir for developed India. But Congress, National Conference and PDP want to take Jammu and Kashmir back to those old days. No one has caused as much damage to Jammu and Kashmir as these family-run parties have. The meaning of these political parties is, of the family, by the family, for the family.” The Prime Minister attacked the Congress for keeping the Shahpurkandi D...
Lok Sabha polls: PM Modi to campaign in J&K, Rajasthan today
Jammu, State

Lok Sabha polls: PM Modi to campaign in J&K, Rajasthan today

New Delhi, April 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday will address an election rally in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur followed by a public meeting at Barmer and a roadshow at Dausa in Rajasthan for the Lok Sabha elections. The Prime Minister will address a public meeting at 11 a.m. at the Modi Ground in Udhampur followed by a roadshow there. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded Jitendra Singh for the third time from the Udhampur Parliamentary seat. After Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Modi will also address a public meeting at the Adarsh ​​Stadium in Barmer at 2:45 p.m. to campaign for the BJP candidate from the Jaisalmer Lok Sabha constituency, Kailash Choudhary. Later, the Prime Minister will hold a roadshow in Dausa at 4.45 pm. This roadshow will start from...
Ahead of PM visit, authorities prohibit flying of aviation devices in Udhampur
Jammu, State

Ahead of PM visit, authorities prohibit flying of aviation devices in Udhampur

Srinagar, Apr 11: Ahead of PM Modi’s visit to Udhampur, authorities have issued advisory to prohibit flying of aviation devices in the district. “Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Sh. Narendra Modi, is visiting Udhampur to address public meeting on 12/04/2024 and various necessary arrangements are being undertaken by the administration as per SoP, for safe and secure conduct of the rally; and in view of the emerging new security threats due to recent trends of carrying out drones as Improvised Explosive Device by Anti National Elements, it is imperative to strengthen the security measures to maintain law and order,” reads an order issued by District Magistrate Udhampur, a copy of which lies with News Agency Kashmir Scroll. “Now, therefore, I, Saloni Rai (IAS), District Magistra...
Jammu, Udhampur constituencies witness mish-mash of issue-personality based campaigning
Jammu, State

Jammu, Udhampur constituencies witness mish-mash of issue-personality based campaigning

Jammu, Apr 9:  Electioneering has intensified in Udhampur and Jammu parliamentary constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir as star campaigners to seek support for main candidates in fray, will start arriving from tomorrow. Both these constituencies of Jammu region will go to polls in the first two phases of General Elections 2024. Election is scheduled on April 19 in the first phase for Udhampur Lok Sabha seat and on April 26 for Jammu parliamentary constituency in the second phase. Flurry of top campaigners will commence with the senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who will campaign in favour of the party candidate from Udhampur and union minister Dr Jitendra Singh in Kathua on April 10. Party’s electioneering will reach its ...
Maken reviews election campaigning of Congress
Jammu, State

Maken reviews election campaigning of Congress

Jammu, Apr 9:  AICC treasurer Ajay Maken Tuesday reviewed the election campaigning of Congress party in Udhampur and Jammu Lok Sabha constituencies with the AICC coordinators Ravinder Sharma and Naresh Gupta, war room incharge Narinder Sharma and issued guidelines to them for effective management of booths. In a virtual meeting, AICC treasurer took stock of the ongoing election campaign in both Lok Sabha constituencies of Jammu region. He got input about the election preparedness, party coordination amongst various units of the party at different levels and distribution of Congress guarantees cards. The AICC coordinators for Jammu region were asked by the AICC leader about the preparedness for the voting; door to door distribution of guarantee cards and various other issues fo...
2 killed, 2 others injured in Udhampur road accident
Jammu, State

2 killed, 2 others injured in Udhampur road accident

Ramban, Apr 9:  Two persons were killed and two others injured in a road accident in Udhampur today. Reports said the accident occurred when two-motorcycles collided with a truck coming from opposite directions at Dhrad on Dhar Road, Udhampur on the old alignment of Srinagar-Jammu National Highway. Official sources said that all four youth riding on two separate motorbikes were heading towards Mata Sukrala in Billawar paying obeisance on the first day of Navratri. Two persons died while two persons were injured . On getting information a Police team reached the spot and shifted the dead and injuries to Government Medical College and Hospital Udhampur. Police identified the deceased bike riders as Rahul Singh, 27 son of Rasal Singh and Shubam Samotra, 22 son of Sham Lal both r...