No Voters, Only Armed Personnel in Srinagar/Budgam Repoll
Summary: SRINAGAR: Four days after widespread violence left eight people dead in Jammu and Kashmir 's Srinagar-Budgam Lok Sabha constituency, only 467 votes were cast in four hours of re-polling on Thursday.The re-polling was ordered in 38 voting stations.
Amid violence in the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency voting, only two per cent turnout was witnessed in repolling in 38 polling stations, PTI quoted officials as saying.
The district administration has imposed restrictions under Section 144 CrPc in the entire Budgam district, except in the areas where polling is taking place.
This is published unedited from the IANS feed.
The voter turnout of 7% on Sunday was the lowest in decades, a result of a boycott called by separatist leaders.
There was an altercation between opposition National Congress and ruling PDP workers at Badran in Beerwah area over allegations of bogus voting, the officials said. Polling staff and security personnel intervened and resolved the issue.
On April 9, when the constituency went for polls across three districts, 118 booths were closed for polling by noon due to protestes.
Meanwhile, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) J&K, Shantmanu said that adequate arrangements of security and videography have been made for re-polling at 38 polling stations. Going by the killing of eight civilians and injuries to more than 170 in the Srinagar Lok Sabha by-election, and the torching of schools in Anantnag which were chosen as polling centres, it is wise that the commission chose to defer the polls.
He said all other arrangements mandated by the EC for ensuring free and fair polls have also been put in place. Among those who had asked for that was Tassaduq Hussain Mufti, the brother of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who is her party's candidate from Anantnag. He told a TV channel, "We will examine the (security) situation at that point of time but I don't think this much of deployment will be needed".
What we do know is that Mark Ruffalo completed his scenes for Thor: Ragnarok several months before filming wrapped. In the trailer, countless creatures are seen all around Thor who wants him to battle like a gladiator in an arena.
Analyst Ratings History For First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc . 3 said a "Buy Rating" and 2 announced "Overweight Rating". One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have assigned a hold rating to the company's stock.
A mall security system was activated and people in other stores and restaurants were told to remain inside or escorted to safety. About an hour after the shooting, a few people wearing workout attire stood outside the gym.
Speaking to the New York Times about the book and her burgeoning TV stardom, she said , "I couldn't believe how it all took off". Dorothy Mengering, David Letterman's mother who won over viewers with her Midwestern charm on her son's Late Show, has died .
The news agency reports that during the Friday phone call, the Saudi monarch congratulated Trump for his "courageous decision". In an interview to air Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation", Tillerson said Russians were not targeted by the strikes.
While three-year-old Prince George will act as page boy as his aunt marries the 41-year-old hedge fund manager. She and her mother met with Giles Deacon in 2016, which made fans think that he'd design the gown.
The youth, from Russia's southern Caucasus region, came to Norway as a 10-year-old with his family and had applied for asylum. The device, measuring about 1ft (30cm) across, appeared to be capable of causing only a limited amount of damage.
The victim said she originally met Dela Cruz through the computer game Onigiri - a multi-player fantasy online role-playing game. Then two customers at the Six North Cafe in the Wentzville Bluffs saw the two sitting outside on the patio.
He said "massive stream operations" were ongoing to battle hot spots while the firefighting effort was declared a "general alarm". The fire reached five alarms as crews from the Seacoast and ME and MA worked to keep it from spreading, Achilles said.
Syed noted that at several points , they thought that the system had been deactivated, only to have the sirens turn on again. Technicians were trying to determine how to bring the system back online without the risk of it being hacked again, he said.
A reporter phoned in with details of a awful accident during the morning news bulletin involving a Renault Duster at Pithara. His wife became extremely distraught since she found out the fact. "We did not have the courage", the editor explained.
At least 4 people shot at Atlanta transit station
In the meantime, MARTA ridership is up to some degree as some commuters opt for the train as a way to avoid traffic headaches. The victims, as well as the gunman, are apparently in the age-30 range, although some accounts differ on that as well.
Dave Chappelle salutes Charlie Murphy at John Mayer concert
Murphy's heartbreaking final tweet, posted Tuesday, reads: "One to Sleep On: Release the past to rest as deeply as possible". Certainly, Charlie will be missed and his legacy will live on through his work. "He died with gigs on the books".
Walcott says Arsenal let down Wenger as well as the fans
The spark? A certain Arsene Wenger . "Honestly, I am disappointed", he said after the match, according to Sportskeeda . Arsenal find themselves in sixth place in the Premier League , seven points behind fourth placed Manchester City.
Australia says it's ready to supply uranium to India
However, Turnbull assured India that the first shipment of uranium from Australia to India will happen "as soon as possible". While riding on the train, Prime Minister Turnbull whipped out his phone and snapped a selfie with PM Modi.
United States to benefit most from 2026 World Cup bid
As a consolation, Mexico wants the opener at its 87,000-capacity Azteca Stadium if it becomes the first three-time World Cup host. Montagliani said on Monday that the group will push for all three host countries to receive automatic World Cup qualification.
Free public college education in NY, with some strings
The plan will be phased in over the first three years, with tuition being free for residents who earn up to a specific income cap. The scholarship would only cover the costs of tuition, so room and board, text books and other fees would not be included.
Mel C supporting Mel B
Brown claimed in the documents that Belafonte "flew into a rage", punching her in the face and splitting her lip. She has accused him of abuse and filed a restraining order against him.
Boston Red Sox vs Detroit Tigers April 7-10 Series Preview
Tyler Collins led the Tigers with two hits in the game, while Justin Upton had two walks for the second consecutive day. JaCoby Jones followed with a double, advanced on a wild pitch and scored on Iglesias' double into the right-center gap.
Korea Calls U.S. Strikes on Syria "Unforgivable"
Trump and Xi are scheduled to hold their first face-to-face meeting this week at the USA president's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. The launch came amid worries that North Korea might soon conduct banned nuclear or long-range rocket tests.
Now, South Korea test fires 800km-range missile
North Korea launched anot... "Therefore if an ICBM attack was imminent the President would have to conduct a preemptive strike". But Stavridis said that he felt it was the "best strategy" should the U.S.be forced to take military action.