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NC, PDP workers protest after detention of their leaders

Jan 01, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The protest call was given by the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) – an amalgam of various mainstream political parties in Jammu and Kashmir including the NC, the PDP, CPI(M), Peoples Movement and Awami National Conference.

OBC Quota: MP Cabinet Decides To Withdraw Ordinance Related To Panchayat Polls

Dec 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

On the basis of this ordinance, the panchayat election process was started as per the delimitation and reservation rotation of 2014.

PAGD's Protest Against Delimitation Panel's Proposal Conspiracy Against J&K's People: BJP

Raina said that with honesty, the Delimitation Commission, with the support of the Election Commission, has put forth its recommendations after a lot of hard work to provide justice to deprived communities and regions.

Kashmir: Sajad Lone Accuses NC Of Legitimizing ‘Grossly Unfair’ Delimitation Commission Proposal

Dec 22, 2021 PTI

Kashmir: The Delimitation Commission, set up to redraw the assembly seats of the union territory, is learnt to have proposed six additional seats for the Jammu region and one for the Kashmir Valley, after meeting five MPs, including three from NC (National Conference) and two from BJP.

Delimitation Panel's Recommendations Divisive, Unacceptable; Will Stage Protest On Jan 1: PAGD

On Delimitation Commission's recommendations, Tarigami said, "We are firmly of the opinion that it (proposal) is divisive and will further deepen the divide in Jammu and Kashmir."

21 December, 2021

Delimitation Commission Forever Ends The Dream Of A Kashmiri CM In J&K?

Naseer Ganai

The Delimitation Commission's proposals to add six seats in Jammu and only one in Kashmir have led to protests from several political parties in Jammu and Kashmir including the PAGD, NC, PDP and CPI(M).

20 December, 2021

Explainer | What Is Delimitation? What Does It Mean For Jammu And Kashmir

Outlook Web Desk

Delimitation is defined as “the act or process of fixing limits or boundaries of territorial constituencies in a country or a province having a legislative body.” WHat does it mean for J&K? We explain.

20 December, 2021

Delimitation Commission Proposes Six Additional Seats For Jammu, One For Kashmir Valley | Political Parties 'Shocked'

Naseer Ganai

The Delimitation Commission on Jammu and Kashmir has proposed six additional assembly seats for Jammu region and one for Kashmir while reserving 16 constituencies for SC/ST.

20 December, 2021

Jammu And Kashmir Delimitation: Political Parties Allege Commission's Recommendations Guided By BJP's Agenda


Jammu And Kashmir Delimitation Commission, set up to redraw the assembly seats of the union territory, is learnt to have proposed six additional seats for Jammu region and one for Kashmir Valley.

18 December, 2021

NC confirms participation in Delimitation Commission meet

Outlook Web Desk

The NC had boycotted the first associate meeting of the commission in February saying the exercise was an outcome of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act-2019, which the party had challenged in the Supreme Court.

13 December, 2021

Indo-Pak Dialogue Can Lower Pain Of People Of J-K: Tarigami

Outlook Web Desk

Referring to the recent killings, Tarigami said, “We have been demanding you must tell us who is behind all these killings and you must take action against those elements and make them accountable.”


12 December, 2021

Provide Agenda For Delimitation Commission Meeting: NC

Outlook Web Desk

Masoodi said the party wants to go through the agenda first before taking the decision over its participation in the meeting.

18 July, 2021

J&K Delimitation Commision Starts Work On Report Amid Criticism

Outlook Web Desk

The report will reveal the proposed new shape of assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir that will be shared with its associate members before being put in the public domain

09 July, 2021

Under Fire, Delimitation Commission Assures Transparency

Naseer Ganai

The commission said the exercise to re-draw boundaries of Assembly constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir is a 'very complex issue and not mere arithmetic.'

08 July, 2021

In PDP's Absence, NC And Congress Talk Tough With Delimitation Commission

Naseer Ganai

Both NC and Congress asked the Delimitation Commission why Jammu and Kashmir had been singled out for the exercise when delimitation of the constituencies had been ceased up to 2016 in the country.

06 July, 2021

ED Notice To My Mother After My Letter To The Delimitation Commission: Mehbooba

Naseer Ganai

Earlier in the day People’s Democratic Party shot a letter to the Delimitation Commission head telling him that contours and the outcome of the exercise are pre-planned

06 July, 2021

‘Outcome Pre-Planned’: PDP Will Not Be Part Of Delimitation Process In J&K

Naseer Ganai

The delimitation commission was constituted on March 6, 2020, for a period of one year.


06 July, 2021

Delimitation Commission Starts Hearing In Kashmir, BJP Says Talk Against It Is ‘Great Sin’

Naseer Ganai

The Delimitation Commission is a panel that was set up last year to redraw the electoral constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir and four northeastern states.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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