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  • J&K: Mehbooba Mufti condemns killing of youth in Budgam 11 hours 21 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Ruling PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday strongly condemned the killing of teenager Suhail Ahmad Sofi in security forces firing at Narbal, saying it is a matter of grave concern that Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) was not followed while dealing with the protesters. "Now that FIR has been lodged in...
  • BJP should treat J&K government as a challenge and not be apologetic: Jitendra Singh 13 hours 1 minutes ago

    Katra: Asking the BJP leadership in Jammu and Kashmir to focus on fulfilling the expectations and aspirations of the people, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said instead of being apologetic about being in government with PDP, the party should treat it as a challenge. "Instead of being apologetic, we should treat it...
  • Srinagar: PDP expresses grief over death of youngster in Budgam Yesterday

    Srinagar: Ruling Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday expressed grief over the death of a youngster in security forces firing in Budgam district and appealed to the forces to follow standard operating procedure. "Bullets are no answer to stones and it is high time for the forces to...
  • Is the PDP government serious in dealing with separatists? Yesterday

    Rubbishing allegations that the Jammu and Kashmir government arrested separatist leader Masarat Alam following the Centre's pressure, Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson Waheed Para called the police action a procedural decision. ...
  • Nobody will be allowed to break India's unity: Rajnath Singh Yesterday

    Kanpur: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said India's unity and integrity were "inviolable" and nobody will be allowed to break them. "I would like to assure the countrymen that no one will be allowed to break the unity and integrity of the country be it Masarat Alam or anybody...
  • Centre asks J&K government to arrest Masarat Alam immediately: Sources 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Centre has asked Jammu and Kashmir government to arrest Masarat Alam for waving Pakistani flag to greet All India Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on his arrival in Srinagar from Delhi, sources said. Separatist leader Masarat Alam who was recently released was also present while several youngsters...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 3 days ago

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  • News 360: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to return to Delhi late on Wednesday night 3 days ago

    Rahul has been on leave since the 22nd of February, missing the first leg of the crucial Budget session of Parliament. He will hold internal meetings on Thursday. He is expected to lead an anti-land ordinance rally on the 19th. Meanwhile there is a divide in Congress over Rahul taking...
  • Not afraid of hue and cry, will take everyone along: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed 1 week ago

    Jammu: Asserting that he won't be deterred by any "small hue and cry" from the mission to establish peace and normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday said he will take along all "stakeholders" including in "mainstream or outside". Speaking in the Legislative Council, he asserted...
  • J&K: Kashmiri Pandits say hurt by 'politics' played over their return, rehabilitation 1 week ago

    Jammu: It was 26 years ago when Kashmiri Pandit lawyer Tika Lal Taploo and more than 700 members of the community were killed by terrorists in the Valley leading to a mass exodus, but their families say the wounds are bleeding again due to "politics" over the issue of their...
  • News 360: Naxals strike again, 7 policemen killed, 12 others injured in Chhattisgarh 1 week ago

    Seven policemen were killed while 10 others were injured in an ambush by Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. The encounter took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of the district when a squad of state police STF was out on operations around noon. ...
  • Lakhvi's release, border disturbance shows Pakistan not interested in peace: PDP April 11, 2015

    Peoples Democratic Party hit out at Pakistan over release of 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. PDP spokesperson Naeem Akhtar said, "Lakhvi's release and border disturbance shows Pakistan not interested in peace." ...
  • J&K Minister Altaf Bukhari backs protests against separate township for Kashmiri Pandits April 11, 2015

    After Separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir started protests against the rehabilitation of Kashmiri pandits in the state, PDP leader Altaf Bukhari has backed the protests saying that they were part of the composite culture of the state. ...
  • Jammu and Kashmir CM Mufti Mohammed Sayeed bats for reconciliation with Pakistan April 9, 2015

    Jammu: Stating that peace was "prerequisite" for development, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on Thursday strongly pitched for reconciliation with Pakistan. "Peace is prerequisite to development, peace means reconciliation with our neighbours," Sayeed told the Assembly in his concluding speech on the last day of Budget Session. "We cannot...
  • Narendra Modi admits to problems in PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time admitted that there are problems in the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP)-Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) alliance government in Jammu and Kashmir. In an interview to Hindustan Times Modi said, "These are teething troubles. We need to have patience. I myself and my party have...
  • J&K: No separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits, says Mufti government April 8, 2015

    The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday made it clear that the Kashmiri Pandits are a part and parcel of the traditional Kashmiri ethos and they would be reintegrated into their native place as a part of the society and not as an isolated community. ...
  • JKLF chief Yasin Malik opposes land for Kashmiri Pandit colony in Kashmir valley April 8, 2015

    Srinagar: A day after Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed assured the Centre of providing land for a composite colony of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley, the separatist leadership is up against arms, calling the move a 'conspiracy against Muslims'. JKLF chairman Yasin Malik announced that his outfit will...
  • Cabinet reshuffle likely soon, 3 Ministers of State may be elevated: sources April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to go for a second round of Cabinet reshuffle early next week before he heads for Europe and Canada tour, sources said on Saturday. Three Ministers of State are likely to be elevated as Cabinet Ministers. Ministers of State Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Rajiv...
  • J&K government forms coordination committee with 5 members each from BJP and PDP March 26, 2015

    Jammu: Ruling coalition partners in Jammu and Kashmir, People's Democratic Party and Bharatiya Janata Party, on Thursday formed a coordination committee to ensure that the agenda for the alliance is implemented within the defined timeframe and all the policy issues adhered to in letter and spirit of the coalition. The...
  • DAA has ceased to exist, AFSPA continues to be in force in JK: government March 25, 2015

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday night said that the Disturbed Areas Act, 1997 has ceased to exist since 1998 but the AFSPA continues to remain in force in the state. "It needs to be appreciated that, while the J&K Disturbed Areas Act, 1997, has ceased to exist with...
  • J&K: 12 years on since 24 Kashmiri Pandits died in Nadimarg massacre March 24, 2015

    Twelve years have passed since 24 Kashmiri Pandits in Pulwama District of Jammu and Kashmir were mercilessly gunned down by terrorists in 2003. After the Nadimarg massacre, the BJP and the RSS had blamed the 'pro-terrorism policies' of the PDP-led coalition government in which Congress was also a partner. The...
  • J&K government an example of unity in diversity: CM March 23, 2015

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on MOnday termed the PDP-BJP government as a model of unity in diversity and stressed that partnering with strong Centre was in the state's interest to put it firmly on the path of peace, development and self-reliance. The Chief Minister, during his...
  • Alliance between BJP-PDP is not bad: LK Advani March 23, 2015

    Ahmedabad: BJP veteran leader LK Advani said on Monday that the political alliance between BJP and the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir is "not bad" but some decisions taken by the Mufti Sayeed government without consulting the BJP were "not good". "BJP's stand on Kashmir is clear and known to...
  • Mufti plays footsie with Pakistan, Modi watches haplessly: Congress March 21, 2015

    Jammu: Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for failure to rein in Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed over Pro-Pakistan stance, Congress on Saturday said that twin attacks were the direct fall out of Mufti "playing footsie with Pakistan, separatist and militants". "The two consecutive attack by the militants-...
  • Good if Amit Shah wants the resolution of Kashmir to be addressed: Imran Ansari March 19, 2015

    "I haven't heard BJP President Amit Shah's statement yet. But we welcome his remark, whatever he has said. Its a good begining, if he wants the resolution of Kashmir to be addressed," said Imran Ansari PDP Information Technology Minister. ...
  • J&K: BJP will not compromise national interest just to remain in power, says Amit Shah March 19, 2015

    "BJP will never compromise on national interest, merely to remain in power in Jammu and Kashmir. The J&K government has been formed only to solve Kashmir issue and I have full trust that we will find a solution. If not, then nobody can stop our party workers from leaving the...
  • BJP will quit J&K government if Kashmir issue not solved, claims Amit Shah March 19, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Amidst raging controversy on Jammu and Kashmir government's alleged 'pro-separatist' moves, BJP chief Amit Shah said that his party would not compromise on national interest and could end its alliance with PDP, if "Kashmir issue" is not solved. "People of this country have blessed us like Lord Shiva and...
  • J&K government to initiate dialogue with all stakeholders in state March 18, 2015

    Jammu: The PDP-BJP coalition government will initiate a "meaningful dialogue" with all political groups including the Hurriyat Conference and examine the need for de-notifying "disturbed areas" in Jammu and Kashmir, Governor NN Vohra said on Thursday. Vohra said this in his address to the joint session of the state legislature that...
  • BJP softens stand on AFSPA, says can be lifted from peaceful areas of J&K March 16, 2015

    Jammu: Softening its stand on the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir, Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday said it was in favour of partial revocation of the law from the peaceful areas of the state. "BJP is with it. Wherever there is a need to lift...
  • J&K government formation: RSS apprehensions have now been resolved, says Ram Madhav March 16, 2015

    After meeting with the RSS leaders, BJP leader Ram Madhav said that RSS concerns over BJP tie up with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir has been resolved. ...