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Udhampur BJP celebrates Lok Sabha 2014 polls victory

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BJP activists, on Friday and Saturday, took out rallies in different parts of Udhampur to celebrate the party’s victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. BJP swept the polls in Jammu and Ladakh bagging three seats in the state. In Udhampur parliamentary constituency, BJP’s debutant Dr Jitendra Singh defeated Congress party’s high profile candidate and Union Cabinet Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad with a margin of 60,976 votes. While as Dr Singh polled 4,87,369 votes, Azad trailed with 4,26,393. PDP’s Arshid Malik got 30,461 and the National Panthers Party candidate Prof Bhim Singh just 25,312 votes.

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Modi was and is active RSS pracharak, not good for country: Azad

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Union Minister and Congress candidate from Udhampur-Doda Parliamentary Constituency, Ghulam Nabi Azad today said Narendra Modi is an active ‘pracharak’ of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, which is directly controlling the affairs of Bharatiya Janata Party. “Modi was and is active ‘pracharak’ of RSS and the major decisions in BJP will be taken by the RSS cadre but not the BJP stalwarts,” Mr Azad told a national news channel here this evening. The Union Minister was here in the town ahead of tomorrow’s polling of votes. “It is open now that RSS has direct control over BJP,” he said adding, “This time not the BJP but RSS contested the Lok Sabha elections.” Congress was blamed for many reasons and even the religious …

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Committed to peace, prosperity and development in J&K: Gadkari

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BJP today said it is committed to peace, prosperity and development in Jammu and Kashmir and wants peaceful relations with Pakistan after it comes to power at the Centre. “We are committed to peace, progress and prosperity here. We want peace even with the neighbouring country (Pakistan),” BJP leader Nitin Gadkari told reporters. The former BJP president said priority would be given to the state’s development and the party would not discriminate on the basis of caste, creed, language and religion. “We are very much committed for the progress and development of Jammu and Kashmir. We want to fight poverty, hunger and unemployment here… I assure you that we don’t discriminate on the basis of caste, creed, language and religion …

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Better concentrate on providing good governance to J&K: BJP to Omar

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BJP today hit back at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for his dig at the party, saying he should concentrate on providing good governance in his state where even elected representatives are not “safe”. Abdullah had sarcastically said yesterday that he would not stop opposing BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi even if it meant going to Pakistan, in a reference to Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh’s controversial statement that Modi-baiters should go to Pakistan after elections. “What is our position on Giriraj Singh’s comments we have made it very clear,” BJP spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman said, underlining the party’s disassociation with his comments. “Abdullah should remember that going to Pakistan or criticising Modi are alright for him but what …

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Modi wants to abrogate Article 370 and destroy J&K’s Special Status: Farooq Abdullah

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Accusing Narendra Modi of wanting to spark another partition in the country, Union Minister and National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah today said the remarks made by a BJP leader that all opponents of his party’s prime ministerial candidate are Pakistan supporters, reflects the poison and venom that dictates the policies of the saffron party. Addressing a public meeting at Chadoora in central Kashmir district of Budgam, Dr Abdullah said that Mr Modi had an agenda of destruction and division and wanted to spark another partition in the country. BJP had made it amply clear in its manifesto that the party wanted a Uniform Civil Code in the country and this obviously implies that saffron party wants to banish the …

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I will cross into Pakistan because I will not stop opposing Modi: Omar on Giriraj’s comment

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Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he will not stop opposing BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate in spite of party’s leader from Bihar Giriraj Singh asking Narendra Modi’s opponents to go to Pakistan. “Today we are getting threat after threat. Thanks to Allah, We have Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service. So, I would not need to go to Delhi or Amritsar to cross Wagah border (into Pakistan). “I will get a (bus) ticket from here to Muzaffarabad and cross into Pakistan because I will not stop opposing Modi,” Omar told an election rally in Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency. The rally was also addressed by Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and Pradesh Congress Committee president Saif-ud-Din Soz. Azad said Modi should not be …

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Azad locked in close contest, Kaun Banega MP?

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In a close fight between Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and Dr Jitendra Singh the question every one was asking on Friday Kaun banega MP? High voter turnout and pattern of voting in two different regions has made the job of poll pundits more difficult. It is going to be a very close call for both the rival candidates, claim majority of poll pundits.    For some who see Union Health Minister a more formidable candidate in comparison to Dr JItendra Singh of BJP the high voter turn out in five assembly segments of Kathua is a cause of concern.    The mood of electorate in the region was against incumbent Congress led UPA government and the overall …

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Udhampur Votes: Polling begins for Udhampur-Kathua-Doda Lok Sabha Seat

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India is witnessing elections in the maximum number of seats in a single phase today as polling is going on in 121 seats across 12 states. Of the total seats, Congress has 36 seats while its main challenger BJP has 40 seats. Polling will take place in 28 seats in Karnataka, followed by Rajasthan (20), Maharashtra (19), Uttar Pradesh and Odisha (11 each), Madhya Pradesh (10), Bihar (7), Jharkhand (6), West Bengal (4), Chhattisgarh (3), Jammu and Kashmir and Manipur (1 each). Over 14.6 lakh voters will decide the fate of Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today in Udhampur-Doda Lok Sabha seat. Azad is being challenged by BJP’s Dr Jitendra Singh. A total number of 13 …

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#Udhampur: 14.6 lakh electorate to decide fate of Union min Azad in crucial Phase

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Over 14.6 lakh voters will decide the fate of Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad in the second phase of polling on Udhampur-Doda Lok Sabha seat on Wednesday. Azad is being challenged by BJP’s Dr Jitendra Singh. A total number of 13 candidates including Prof Bhim Singh of Panthers Party, Arshid Mailk of PDP and JKDF candidate Anil Gupta are in the fray. To ensure smooth and peaceful conduct of the polling the election commission of India has set up 2051 polling stations across six districts of Jammu region.     Elaborate security arrangements have been made by the election commission to ensure peaceful conduct of the polling.   The polling stations across Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban, Reasi, …

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Modi wants to eliminate Muslims, but Cong will not allow: Farooq Abdullah

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Union Minister Farooq Abdullah today claimed that BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi wants to “eliminate” Muslims but expressed confidence that Congress will not allow him to succeed in his designs. “I do not fear Modi but his intentions, which he has for India. He wants to eliminate Muslims if you want to hear the truth,” Abdullah, also president of ruling National Conference in J-K, told reporters here, about 55 kms from Srinagar. He (Modi) wants to play “communal politics and is taking the country towards communalism”, Abdullah said. He, however, said that Congress is steadfast to fight him. Abdullah, who is seeking re-election from Srinagar Lok Sabha seat, said the state government was committed to revoking Armed Forces Special …

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