MEHBOOBA MUFTI

  • People's anger against mismanagement by Omar government can give PDP the edge November 25, 2014

    A major player in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections is PDP. Mehbooba Mufti, the aggressive daughter of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, is the main face for the party. Yet to recover from the horrific floods completely, the people's anger against the mismanagement by the Omar administration could give PDP the...
  • J&K polls: PDP will not ally with BJP, says Mehbooba Mufti November 20, 2014

    Ahead of the J&K elections, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti ruled out any alliance with the BJP allegedly because of its divisive politics. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Mufti said, "The BJP is going about with its divisive agenda talking about the Gurjar votes, Pahari votes, Shia votes, Sikh votes and Kashmiri Pandit...
  • Jammu and Kashmir people need help, says PDP President Mehbooba Mufti September 14, 2014

    President of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed said that she did not want to criticize anyone when it came to rescue operations in Kashmir. "The only point is that its unimaginable what has happened, we need everyone to help us," said Sayeed. ...
  • This is no time to criticise, we should come together to resolve the crisis, says PDP chief Mehbooba September 13, 2014

    PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti said that all political parties should come together in this moment of crisis, and try to resolve the devastating situation in the state by contributing whatever help is possible. ...
  • J&K: NC, PDP fume over MoS PMO's remark on Article 370 May 28, 2014

    Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh stirred up a controversy by his statement on the repeal of Article 370 in the Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that it will isolate the people of the state. PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti also slammed the statement saying it has...
  • Is it time for a serious debate on Article 370? May 28, 2014

    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. On the other side, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar...
  • Modi's invite to Pak PM good omen for bilateral ties: Mehbooba Mufti May 21, 2014

    Narendra Modi's move to invite the Pakistan PM has been welcomed in Kashmir. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has termed it an excellent move. Mehbooba Mufti of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has called it a good omen for the IndoPak ties. ...
  • J&K: Mehbooba Mufti blames Omar government for sarpanch killings April 22, 2014

    PDP's Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that the Omar government was spreading terror in PDP strongholds ahead of the elections. ...
  • Election Yatra: Mehbooba Mufti takes on Mehboob Beig in Anantnag April 22, 2014

    The constituency of Anantnag goes to the polls on Thursday where PDP President is up against senior National Conference leader and sitting MP Mehboob Baig for the Lok Sabha seat. The constituency suffers from major development issues like poor power and water supply. ...
  • Mehbooba Mufti praises Vajpayee but rules out alliance with NDA March 26, 2014

    PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti has praised Atal Bihari Vajpayee for bringing development to Kashmir and expressed hope that Narendra Modi continues his legacy. ...
  • News 360: BJP defends Modi over Article 370 remark, Congress slams him December 2, 2013

    The BJP was in a damage control mode over its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's remarks on Article 370 which sparked off an acrimonious political debate. While the BJP claimed that Modi's comments on Article 370 have been misinterpreted, Jammu and Kashmir parties and Congress lashed out at him. ...
  • J&K: Govt should have acted sooner, says Mehbooba Mufti on fatwa against girl band February 5, 2013

    Main Opposition party leader Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday condemned the Omar Abdullah government for what she called "delayed response" to the fatwa against Kashmir's first girl band. ...
  • Should an allwomen band be deemed unIslamic? February 4, 2013

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said that full security will be provided to the members of the state's first girl band if they wanted to pursue their music career. ...
  • Fatwa against girl band: State must intervene, says Mehbooba Mufti February 4, 2013

    Jammu and Kashmir's first girl band on Monday decided to quit following a fatwa against them. ...
  • J&K government has failed sarpanchs: Mehbooba Mufti September 29, 2012

    Mehbooba Mufti of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) hit out at the Jammu and Kashmir government saying Chief Minister Omar Abdullah had failed the sarpanchs of the valley. "This government has failed. Unfortunately, this government has not given any power to the sarpanchs," she said. Two sarpanchs have been killed in the...
  • NC worker's death a murder for money: Mehbooba October 3, 2011

    People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti on Monday blamed Jammu and Chief minister Omar Abdullah for the ruckus in the state assembly. ...
  • J&K Speaker says sorry for abusing PDP MLA October 3, 2011

    J&K Speaker Mohammad Akbar Lone apologised for losing his temper in the Assembly. ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Mehbooba Mufti September 28, 2011

    Mehbooba Mufti said that PDP has maintained its stand on the clemency plea of Afzal Guru since beginning. ...
  • Mehbooba Mufti slams Omar govt, BJP January 19, 2011

    Commenting on BJP's flag hoisting issue, the PDP Chief said BJP wants an issue that gives them cheap publicity. ...
  • Is talking to separatists in JK a wise idea? September 20, 2010

    Mirwaiz Farooq, Mehbooba Mufti, Mustafa Kamal, Sitaram Yechury join the debate with Rajdeep Sardesai on India@9 on CNNIBN. ...
  • Whats behind Pakistan denying visa to Mehbooba? December 21, 2009

    Srinagar: Pakistan denying visa to Kashmir's firebrand leader Mehbooba Mufti comes as a rude shock to the PDP president who was to attend a threeday conference in Islamabad next week. No official reason has been given for declining the visa though. ...
  • Lawmakers have a short fuse when in the House July 27, 2009

    Srinagar: PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti's political anger now means the Jamuu and Kashmir assembly speaker will have to get his microphone replaced. ...
  • Watch: JK Assembly goes beserk over Shopian case July 27, 2009

    The JK Assembly uproar began as a result of the discussion over the Shopian murder and rape case. PDP members snatched the Speakers microphone as they were led out of the House by marshals. ...
  • Talking point: Mehbooba Mufti on Shopian case report June 23, 2009

    The PDP chief alleges the state govt tried to hush up the matter. ...