x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Why no police case against those abusing Dogra Maharajas, ask Jammuites | Police usually ignore common man if someone abuses him on social media' | Tourism deptt makes mockery of 'Digital India' | BJP, PDP shamelessly conducting 'excursions tours' of border areas | Army Officer targeted, Kulgam Sex Scandal ignored | VC showers undue favours to tainted 'KPS', promoting corruption in JU | Pesky power cuts in Jammu leave devotees high and dry in Ramadan month | Terror strikes Jammu: 2 cops, among three injured in grenade blast at Bus Stand | Modi Govt fails to save lives on border: Congress | Ganga Dashera celebrated with full enthusiasm, religious gaiety | JKNPP condemns murder of nurse, demands action against culprits | MLA Udhampur holds public darbar at village Mand East | ReT Teachers Forum holds zonal level protest | SKUAST-J Organizes Agricultural Officers Workshop | Week -long Bhagwat Saptah Katha concludes | Youth PDP leader seeks end to border shelling, visits camps for people affected by shelling | EWS colony inhabitants rue water scarcity | MLA Ramban inaugurates multi-purpose shed | AIATF distributes relief materials among border migrants | Court declines registration of FIR against M/s Lahori Eicher NH-1 A, Gangyal, Jammu | Mahindra Finance to organize 2-Wheeler to 20-Wheeler Maha Loan Mela | Fish Farm visit for students organized | UFBU holds protest | Central body of All JK Draftsman Association constituted | Citizens council meet held at Darhal | Chief Minister compliments J&K shooter Chain Singh | United Club wins in JKCA Premier Cricket Championship | Five days civil defence programme gets underway | Maj Gen Nilendra Kumar visits RS Pura College | Nat Manch clinches two medals in Karate Championship | DPS Nagbani holds Clay Molding Competition | DPS Jammu organizes inter-house table tennis tournament | Jodhamal shines at Mayo Girls | Placement drive held at Govt. Polytechnic Jammu | CII promotes menstrual hygiene management programme for girls in Government School | Inter district competitions held | Inter District School Tournament throws open in Reasi | SOS Hermenn Gmeiner School holds Investiture Ceremony | ‘National register of citizen’ and ‘stateless’ | Jammu and Kashmir: Heed the message of peace and reconciliation | Pakistan engages in breast beating over Indian retaliation | Shame! GMC denies ambulance to border shelling injured | Health deptt adds insult to injuries of border firing victims | SKIMS authenticates CL list but submits 'insufficient' info | Despite SC directions, JKHC extends cold shoulder to of retirees | DC Kishtwar dares to monitor works executed by CDF/MPLAD funds | Govt Deptts turn SIC into toothless tiger | DySP doubles as property dealer, strikes deal on 45 kanal state land | Centre mulls extending Ramzan ceasefire in J&K | Lull in border firing after nine days of intense shelling by Pakistan | Living in tent for 12 years, woman gets own house under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana | Manmohan Singh visits relief camps, lambasts Pakistan | Sat Sharma reviews pace of UEED works | Rifle Association congratulates Shooter Chain Singh | Stone pelting down since ops suspended in JK | Over 300 pc increase in cross-border firing led to max BSF deaths at J-K IB this year | Rs 5 lakh to live, Rs 5 lakh on death: That's life at the India-Pak border | Petition challenging order of Juvnile in Kathua Murder case | After Jammu, LoC heats up in Uri sector | BJP accuses CB of not following SC order while questioning witnesses | HC stays exam of ALO/PLO | Ban on begging: Police detains 60 beggars in Srinagar | Deserving left high & dry in PMRSM census | Smartphone overindulgence blamed for weapon snatching on-duty sentries banned to use it | Petition challenging order of Juvnile in Rassana Murder case | Vaishno Devi yatra resumes as forest fire brought under control | Summer vacations in Jammu division from June 4 | Students of GDC Mendhar demand hostel facilities | Termination of workers Sparks Protest in industrial area | Mortuary room of DH Samba sans air conditioner | Rana lambasts PDP-BJP for forcing Anganwari Workers, Helpers to take to streets | Army Chief reviews security in valley | JKRETTF stages protest demonstration | Udhampur people aghast over unscheduled power cuts | Locals protest against PHE department | JKNPP demands 5 marla plots for border dwellers | People rue closure of PS Watna due to non availability of teacher | Villagers protest against PHE Department | YNC takes out cycle march against fuel prices, border killings | SRMSS demands development of Raghunath Mandir | Patwaris strike enters 11th day | PDP district president visits border villages | Govt should provide relief to victims of unprovoked firing: Bhadrwaj | Back Issues  
 
news details
BJP serious in testing electoral waters in valley
3/20/2017 11:13:44 PM
Early Times Report
jammu, Mar 20: The BJP contemplating contesting the bye-elections for the two seats in the valley. The sources said that the high command of the party is not averse to the proposal mooted by the state unit. The final decision will be taken very soon.
Source said that BJP is seriously thinking of contesting the elections. The party feels that it doesn't have much to lose but it could help in galvansing the party in the valley, where the party has long term plan.
"The Sangh is very much interested in the party contesting elections. The Sangh has been making efforts to build grass root level worker and the elections would help the party in understanding the fine tuning the party structure,:" said the soruces
There is also a view in the party that contesting elections would also send the signal that it's not subservient to the PDP and it not only retains its identity but is also serious about having long term political goal in the valley.
"The BJP had already suffered in the RS elections and despite being equal in the number a perception has gone around that it's playing second fiddle to the PDP, which is serious in strengtehing the party but the BJP is happy to be limited to Jammu. Contesting elections would correct this impression," said he sources.
Source said that after sweeping win the UP election and the appointment of Yogi Adityanath has also made the party believe that it can not only turned the things but can also get substantial votes of the Muslim community.
"The UP elections have also shattered the myth that Muslim are against the BJP. We couldn't have got this much mandate without the participation of the Muslims. So there is nothing wrong in contesting elections form the valley, we should go ahead for it." Said the leader
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU