Mehbooba Mufti

  • Article 370: MoS PMO's remark can create a communal divide, says PDP 28-05-2014 03:59 PM

    Srinagar: Lambasting the Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitender Singh for his comments on Article 370, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti said that his comments have the potential to divide the state on communal lines. "We condemn the statement by the MoS PMO. His...
  • Whitewash for Congress and its ally NC in J&K 16-05-2014 03:09 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress and its ally National Conference is heading towards its worst ever performance in Jammu and Kashmir. The National Conference which has won three seats in the last general elections has been unable to retain even a single seat. In a major setback to the NC, the...
  • BJP, PDP wins 3 seats each in J&K 16-05-2014 08:02 AM

    Updates: 6:50 pm: In Ladakh, BJP's Thupstan Chhewang defeated Independent candidate Ghulam Raza by just 36 votes. 5:50 pm: PDP's Mehbooba Mufti defeated NC's Mirza Mehboob Beg in the Anantnag seat by 65,417 votes. 4:50 pm: In the Jammu seat, BJP's Jugal Kishore defeated Congress's Madan Lal Sharma by 2,57,280...
  • UT status to Ladakh will dilute J~~amp;amp;K's special status: Mehbooba Mufti 16-04-2014 06:44 PM

    Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday hit out at Congress for including the demand for a Union Territory status to Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, saying such a move will not only divide the state but dilute its special status as well. "Such a move will not only divide...
  • LS polls: Mehbooba Mufti files second set of nomination papers 04-04-2014 05:29 PM

    Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Friday filed a second set of nomination papers for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat in Kashmir as a measure of "precaution" after some discrepancies were reported in her earlier nomination papers. "The PDP President filed a second set of nomination papers as...
  • LS polls: Mehbooba Mufti, AAP nominee enter fray from Anantnag 01-04-2014 06:23 PM

    Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti and Aam Aadmi Party candidate Tanveer Maqbool Dar on Tuesday filed their nominations for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat in Kashmir which will go to polls on April 17. Accompanied by party MLAs from south Kashmir, Mehbooba submitted her documents to Additional Deputy Commissioner,...
  • Kashmir has been virtually converted into a prison: Mehbooba Mufti 13-02-2014 07:01 PM

    Jammu: Demanding immediate release of youths arrested in the past few days, People's Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday condemned the state government for its "intolerance" and said Kashmir "has been virtually converted into a prison". Intervening during the Question Hour in the Assembly, she said, "Kashmir has been...
  • 'Article 370 the bridge which connects J&K with rest of the country' 02-12-2013 11:49 PM

    PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti said that it was very unfortunate on part of the prime ministerial candidate of the BJP to rake up the Article 370 issue. "Article 370 is the bridge which connects Jammu and Kashmir with rest of the country", Mehbooba added. Narendra Modi's remarks on Article 370...
  • Article 370 is not Babri Masjid that BJP can bring it down: Mehbooba 02-12-2013 05:27 PM

    New Delhi: Peoples Democratic Party Mehbooba Mufti on Monday slammed BJP prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks on Article 370. Mehbooba said, "Article 370 is not Babri Masjid for BJP leaders to bring it down and our leaders will just stay silent and watch...
  • Kashmir must cement India-Pakistan friendship, says Mehbooba 04-11-2013 04:54 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir "should become the bridge for friendship between India and Pakistan and not their battlefield", People's Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti said on Monday. At a peace rally here, Mehbooba Mufti told reporters: "This rally is for peace. For one and a half months there have been...
  • Police detain Mehbooba Mufti in Pulwama 11-09-2013 06:22 PM

    Srinagar: Police Wednesday detained Opposition Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti as she was heading towards Shopian district where four people were killed in CRPF firing last week. "Mehbooba was taken into custody by police at Pulwama town," PDP chief spokesman Naeem Akhtar told PTI. He said the PDP president...
  • J&K: One protester killed in clashes with security forces in Shopian 11-09-2013 05:13 PM

    Srinagar: One protester has been killed in clashes with security forces in Shopian after curfew was lifted for a few hours for the first time on Wednesday in the last 4 days. More than 100 people had asembled in Shopian to protest when the CRPF had to open fire to...
  • Shopian killings: Police detain PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti in Pulwama 11-09-2013 01:44 PM

    Srinagar: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti was on Wednesday detained in Pulwama when she was on her way to Shopian where curfew remains clamped for the fourth days over the killing of four people by the the CRPF. A preliminary police inquiry into the killings has found that three of the...
  • Kishtwar violence: Arun Jaitley detained in Jammu; Amarnath Yatra suspended 11-08-2013 11:30 AM

    Srinagar: As a fallout of the Kishtwar violence, Amarnath Yatra has been suspended from Jammu on Sunday. Curfew has also been imposed in Samba, Kathua and Udhampur districts of Jammu and Kashmir as a precautionary measure. Meanwhile, senior Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley, who was expected to visit...
  • Dispute over J&K CVC, Mehbooba walks out of meet 29-05-2012 09:56 AM

    Srinagar: There seems to be yet another conflict between Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Opposition PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti. The PDP leader charged out of a meeting on Monday after an argument with the Chief Minister over the appointment of the state's first Chief Vigilance Commissioner. Mufti...
  • Centre facilitating high corruption in J&K: Mufti 08-04-2012 02:23 AM

    Jammu: Alleging a cricket scam worth millions in Jammu and Kashmir, opposition PDP on Saturday lashed out at the Centre accusing it of facilitating political crimes and corruption in the state. PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti also targeted national parties, especially the BJP, over the issue saying they were yet to...
  • UPA facilitating corruption in J&K: Mehbooba 04-04-2012 03:26 AM

    Jammu: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday alleged that the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre was "facilitating" crime and corruption in Jammu and Kashmir. "It is unfortunate that UPA government is not taking cognisance of the grave charges of corruption and crimes in J&K. They seem...
  • Omar thirsty for power, says Mehbooba Mufti 28-03-2012 01:38 AM

    Jammu: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday launched a spirited attack on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, calling him a man who has "unquenchable thirst for power". Mehbooba and her party - at the receiving end of Omar Abdullah's speeches inside and outside of the...
  • Withdraw FIRs or face agitation, PDP tells J&K Govt 27-03-2012 08:30 PM

    Jammu: The PDP on Tuesday warned the Jammu and Kashmir government to withdraw cases registered against 5,000 youths for stone pelting during the 2010 summer unrest in Srinagar or else the party would launch an agitation. "We will agitate in every nook and corner of Kashmir if the government did...
  • Mamata Banerjee is pro-poor, says Mehbooba Mufti 16-03-2012 01:34 AM

    Jammu: Supporting Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's demand of replacing Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said that her agenda has always been pro-poor. "(West Bengal Chief Minister) Mamata's agenda has always been pro-people and pro-poor," Mufti said while defending West Bengal Chief Minister's move. "Mamata...
  • Mamata's agenda has always been pro-poor: Mehbooba 15-03-2012 11:30 PM

    Jammu: Supporting Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's demand of replacing Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said that her agenda has always been pro-poor. "(West Bengal Chief Minister) Mamata's agenda has always been pro-people and pro-poor," Mufti said while defending Banerjee's move. "Mamata is all the...
  • J&K CISF firing: Omar promises stern action 03-01-2012 08:49 PM

    Srinagar: A day after a boy was killed in CISF firing in Uri, both Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and the Opposition leader Mehbooba Mufti visited Altaf's family on Tuesday. The light has gone out of Bashir Ahmed's life forever, his son Altaf, a class 12 student was...