Mehbooba

  • 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,...
  • Mehbooba Mufti praises Vajpayee but rules out alliance with NDA 26-03-2014 05:19 PM

    PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti has praised Atal Bihari Vajpayee for bringing development to Kashmir and expressed hope that Narendra Modi continues his legacy. ...
  • 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...
  • News 360: BJP defends Modi over Article 370 remark, Congress slams him 02-12-2013 10:53 PM

    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. ...
  • 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...
  • Mehbooba: Liyaqat being used as medal 23-03-2013 05:55 PM

    Mehbooba Mufti mocks the government for using Kashmiri youth Liyaqat Shah as a medal. ...
  • J&K: Govt should have acted sooner, says Mehbooba Mufti on fatwa against girl band 05-02-2013 06:45 PM

    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 all-women band be deemed un-Islamic? 04-02-2013 11:40 PM

    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 04-02-2013 06:52 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir's first girl band on Monday decided to quit following a fatwa against them. ...
  • 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...
  • Transcript shows Mehbooba Mufti did praise Modi 01-01-2012 08:27 PM

    New Delhi: In what could be a major embarrassment for Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti, an official transcript shows that she did praise Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi at the National Integration Council (NIC) meeting in September 2011. According to the transcript of the NIC...
  • Mehbooba Mufti did praise Modi: NIC transcript 01-01-2012 12:43 PM

    New Delhi: PDP President Mehbooba Mufti praised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his approach to investment proposals, a transcript of her speech made public after some remarks triggered a row showed. Mehbooba while referring to her interaction with a Muslim businessman who spoke of Modi's quick response to a...
  • 'Decision to remove AFSPA took all by surprise' 03-12-2011 09:12 PM

    New Delhi: Commending the Army for maintaining security in Jammu and Kashmir, main opposition People's Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday counselled caution about the move by Omar Abdullah government to revoke Armed Forces Special Powers Act from parts of the state. Talking to reporters after attending a seminar...
  • Omar planning 'virtual martial law' in J&K: PDP 27-11-2011 07:51 PM

    Srinagar: By proposing to incorporate the essence of AFSPA into the local Ranbir Penal Code (RPC), Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was leading the state towards "virtual martial law", PDP President Mehbooba Mufti alleged on Sunday. "The AFSPA has to go sooner or later but Omar Abdullah's diabolical...