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  • BJP doesn't differentiate terrorism on basis of religion: Shaina NC March 22, 2015

    Jaipur: Hailing the Rajasthan government for successfully organising a conference on counter terrorism, BJP spokesperson Shaina NC on Sunday said her party does not differentiate terrorism on the basis of religion and asserted that the Modi government would never compromise with any terrorist. "Terrorist has no religion," Shaina NC, who made...
  • Union Minister YS Chowdary meets Amit Shah over special package for Andhra Pradesh March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid reports of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu sulking over Centre's failure to fulfill promises to his state in the Union Budget, senior TDP leader and Union Minister YS Chowdary on Saturday met BJP president Amit Shah pressing for special package for the bifurcated state. According to...
  • Omar Abdullah questions BJPs' ideological position March 1, 2015

    Jammu: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday took pot-shots at Bharatiya Janata Party ministers in the PDP-BJP government, saying they swore allegiance to the same Constitution of the state which their ideologue Shyama Prasad Mookerjee died trying to get rid of. "BJP Ministers swearing allegiance to the...
  • Hope AAP will give BJP 'something to think about': Omar Abdullah February 7, 2015

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday voiced hope that the Aam Aadmi Party will give BJP "something to think about" in Delhi which is voting to elect its Assembly. Omar wished good luck to the voters in Delhi. "Good luck voting today Delhi. Aap achay...
  • AAP 'set up'; its vetting process a sham, says Omar Abdullah February 3, 2015

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had been "set up", days before the February 7 Assembly elections in Delhi, in an obvious reference to the party's breakaway group accusing it of receiving Rs 2 crore last year through four...
  • J&K will soon get a strong and stable government: BJP January 22, 2015

    Jammu: People of Jammu and Kashmir will soon get a strong and stable government as "channels for discussion are open", BJP on Thursday said amid impasse over government formation in the state. "Channels for discussion are open and the party's central leadership has been authorised to take a final call over...
  • J&K: PDP refuses NC's 'unconditional support', says people voted for change January 14, 2015

    Srinagar: The People's Democratic Party on Wednesday rejected the formal support offered by Omar Abdullah's National Conference to form government in Jammu and Kashmir. PDP spokesperson Naeem Akhtar said, "People have voted for change. The party finds the Governor's rule better. The Kashmir valley has rejected NC." Earlier on Tuesday evening...
  • J&K government formation: NC supports PDP, writes to Governor January 13, 2015

    Srinagar: The logjammed political scene in Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a new twist on Tuesday with National Conference writing to Governor NN Vohra to inform about offer of support to PDP and insisting that it should be consulted before any decision on government formation is taken. PDP responded guardedly, saying...
  • J&K government formation: NC rules out support to BJP, ready to support PDP January 12, 2015

    Srinagar: With political stalemate continuing in Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference's Working President Omar Abdullah on Monday held a meeting with top party leaders where it was decided that it will have no tie-up with BJP but was ready to support PDP in government-formation. The NC's Core Group discussed the...
  • J&K: NC core group meets over party affairs, says offer to PDP to form government still open January 12, 2015

    Srinagar: Three days after Governor's rule was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir, the core group of the National Conference is meeting at former chief minister Omar Abdullah's residence to discuss the party affairs. The NC has claimed that its offer to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to form government...
  • Governor's rule imposed in J&K as BJP, PDP fail to form government January 9, 2015

    Jammu/New Delhi: Governor's rule was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday with the PDP, which emerged as the single-largest party, and BJP failing to cobble up the required number to form the government, triggering a blame game among political parties. The decision came a day after Governor NN Vohra submitted...
  • NC urges Modi government to engage Pakistan to end ceasefire violations January 9, 2015

    Jammu: Urging the Centre to engage Pakistan in a meaningful dialogue for ending ceasefire violations on International Border, National Conference on Friday sought for a viable package to ensure safe shelters for border dwellers. In a resolution adopted by the party's provincial committee at a high-level meeting here, NC also...
  • Centre recommends Governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Centre on Friday recommended Governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir after the major parties failed to form government in in the state. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had received J&K Governor NN Vohra's report on Thursday night on the government formation in the state. Jammu and Kashmir went to...
  • J&K: MHA receives report on government formation, Centre may recommend Governor's Rule in state January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: After the major parties having failed to form government in Jammu and Kashmir, the state is heading for a Governor's Rule with the Union Cabinet likely to recommend for the same. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh received Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra's report on Thursday, sources said. The...
  • PDP chief Mehbooba says no plan of talks with BJP over government formation in J&K January 4, 2015

    Srinagar: Rejecting reports that her party will start formal talks with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said that no such decision has been taken. "There are no such plans to talk to BJP over...
  • J&K government formation: PDP, Separatist leader meeting likely to spark row January 2, 2015

    Srinagar: The People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday got embroiled in row after party patriarch Mufti Mohammad Sayeed met separatist leader Abdul Gani Bhat. The meeting between the two leaders is likely to invite criticism from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as PDP is in talks with it for a...
  • Offer of unconditional support to PDP in J&K remains unchanged: NC January 1, 2015

    Srinagar: National Conference on Wednesday said its offer of unconditional support to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir remained unchanged but maintained that so far no one from the regional party or Congress has contacted it for an alliance. "As stated by our working president...
  • J&K mandate decisive as well as divisive, no hurry to form government: PDP's Mehbooba Mufti December 31, 2014

    Srinagar: Refusing to spill the beans, People's Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti said that they are in no hurry to form government in Jammu and Kashmir. Soon after meeting Governor NN Vohra, Mehbooba said that it was an informal meet and no decision has been taken yet. "J&K has given...
  • J&K: BJP says no government possible without them, to submit proposal to Governor on January 1 December 30, 2014

    Jammu: Bhartiya Janata Party on Tuesday asserted that no government in Jammu and Kashmir was possible without the party being part of it, even as a two-member party delegation met Governor NN Vohra to discuss the matter and said it would submit a formal proposal to him on January 1. "Efforts...
  • PDP keen on 'grand alliance' with BJP, Congress in J&K: sources December 30, 2014

    Srinagar: As suspense over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir continues, sources say the People's Democratic Party has suggested the idea of a "grand alliance" with the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party. According to sources, PDP patriarch Mufti Mohammad Sayeed feels that the "grand alliance", if formed, will be...
  • J&K government formation: PDP suggests alliance with NC, Congress December 29, 2014

    Srinagar: The PDP on Monday came out with the idea of a "grand alliance" with its arch rival National Conference (NC) and the Congress to form the new government in Jammu and Kashmir, introducing a new element in the power sweepstakes. ...
  • No signs of PDP, BJP government in J&K; both NC, Congress stand by their offer December 28, 2014

    Srinagar: Four days after the Assembly elections result, there are still no signs of government formation anytime soon in Jammu and Kashmir. Governor NN Vohra has sent letters to both the Peoples Democratic Party and Bharatiya Janata Party asking for their next step. The results on December 23 led to a...
  • J&K: PDP hints tie-up with BJP; demands assurance on Article 370, AFSPA December 27, 2014

    The People's Democratic Party has hinted that it is ready to tie up with Bhartiya Janata Party but it has demanded assurance on two contentious issues. First, the safeguard of Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir and the second, revocation of Armed Force Special Protection Act...
  • BJP keeps all its options open over government formation in J&K, talks continue with PDP, NC December 27, 2014

    Srinagar: Even as hectic politicking continues in Jammu and Kashmir over government formation, the Bharatiya Janata Party has kept all its options open and is in talks with both the Peoples Democratic Party and the National Conference. The BJP with 25 seats is the second largest party in the 87-member...
  • Hectic politicking in J&K over government formation, Governor to meet PDP, BJP December 27, 2014

    Srinagar: Hectic politicking continues in Jammu and Kashmir over who will form the government in the state. The elections result on December 23 led to a fractured mandate in the state with the Peoples Democratic Party winning 28 seats, the Bharatiya Janata Party 25, National Conference 15 and the...
  • Don't bulldoze regional parties in J&K: Congress to BJP December 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday asked BJP not to indulge in "arm-twisting" tactics and be "insensitive" while "bulldozing" its way on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir. "The way BJP is bulldozing itself on regional parties in Jammu and Kashmir and that's just being insensitive towards the...
  • Jammu & Kashmir Governor calls PDP, BJP for parleys on government formation December 26, 2014

    Jammu/Srinagar: Amid continuing suspense over government formation, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Friday invited for discussions PDP and BJP, the first and second largest parties in the elections, which threw up a highly-fractured verdict with no clear winner. Vohra has sent letters separately to PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Sajjad Lone December 26, 2014

    Ex-separatist leader and the newest legislator from Handwara, Sajjad Lone says people of Jammu and kashmir would benefit with a BJP CM as it would give the valley a vital link to the centre. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor December 26, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • J&K government formation: Major loss of face for NC, PDP rejects support, may talk to BJP December 26, 2014

    Srinagar: In swift and dramatic turns of events on Friday evening, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) rejected letter of support by the National Conference (NC) for formation of government in Jammu and Kashmir. While it has dealt to major blow to NC, PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is likely to...