PDP

  • Awaiting the Jharkhand and J&K verdict on Tuesday 1 hour 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As one awaits the declaration of results now sealed in the EVMs by voters of Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir, the factors that are likely to shape it and the implications of the possible verdict merit analysis. Exit and Opinion polls are more or less unanimous on Jharkhand...
  • Will form next Kashmir government on our own, says PDP 4 hours 10 minutes ago

    Jammu: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday said it was confident of forming the next government in Jammu and Kashmir on its own and would not align with the Bharatiya Janata Party. Reacting to some media reports that said the PDP had said it was open to forming an alliance...
  • Jammu & Kashmir elections: Key candidates to watch out for 4 hours 34 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Counting of votes for the 87 Assembly seats in Jammu & Kashmir will take place on Tuesday. The polling that took place over an elaborate five phased elections witnessed remarkable voter turnout with the fifth phase recording 76 per cent voter turnout. The contest in Jammu & Kashmir has become...
  • J&K contestants await results with bated breath Yesterday

    Srinagar: More than 800 contestants in Jammu and Kashmir will spend a couple of nervous nights till December 23 when counting of votes for elections to the 12th Legislative Assembly will be held, after a record turnout in the five-phase polls in the state. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Opposition PDP's...
  • J&K exit poll: PDP may win 36-41 seats, BJP 16-22, NC & Congress 9-13 each, no seat for BJP in Valley Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Axis APM exit poll predicts the People Democratic Party (PDP) victory in Jammu & Kashmir. According to the exit poll the PDP is expected to get 36-41 seats in the 87-member state Assembly. The BJP which fought the election with a lot of spirit is expected to...
  • J&K polls: How the day unfolded 2 days ago

    Polling begins for the fifth and final leg of Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir in which several high-profile candidates, including Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, will try their luck in 20 seats spread over three districts of Jammu amid a strong security deployment. After a record voter turnout in...
  • Countdown begins for final phase of Assembly polls in J&K 3 days ago

    Jammu: Stage is set for the fifth and final leg of Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday in which several high-profile candidates, including Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, will try their luck in 20 seats spread over three districts of Jammu amid a strong security deployment. After a record...
  • J&K polls: Campaigning for final phase ends with 213 candidates in fray on 20 seats 3 days ago

    Jammu: After a record turnout of voters in the previous four phases, high-voltage campaigning for the fifth and final leg of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, to be held on December 20, ended on Thursday, with a number of high-profile candidates, including Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, trying their...
  • Omar government failed on all fronts: Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed 5 days ago

    Kalakote (Rajouri): Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday attacked Omar Abdullah government saying it has failed on all fronts as a result the Centre, instead of sanctioning relief funds to the state government for flood victims, directly sent to them. PDP Patron Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed while addressing an election rally here...
  • Jammu and Kashmir faced discrimination in the past, says PM Modi 5 days ago

    Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said there was a feeling among the people of Jammu region that they have been discriminated against and have not been given their rightful share in development. "I have worked for my organisation for many years in Jammu and Kashmir. Whenever I would come...
  • NC derailed peace process along the International Border: Mufti 1 week ago

    Jammu: PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday accused the ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir of derailing the peace process between India and Pakistan. "The present regime led by National Conference (NC) has derailed the process of peace along the International Border. It is very unfortunate that the...
  • Assembly elections: Voter turnout dips to 49 per cent in J&K, Jharkhand records 61 per cent voting 1 week ago

    New Delhi: In the fourth phase of polling on Sunday, while voter turnout in Jammu and Kashmir dipped to 49 per cent as compared with the earlier three phases, Jharkhand recorded a relatively decent turnout with 61 per cent voting in the Naxal-affected constituencies. The voting in the two states...
  • J&K polls: BJP poster girl in Kashmir Hina Bhat allegedly slaps polling officer, another candidate thrashes voter 1 week ago

    Srinagar: In an embarrassment to Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), its poster girl in Kashmir valley and Amria Kadal candidate Hina Bhat on Sunday allegedly slapped an on-duty Polling Officer in uptown Chanapora. Sources said Hina entered into a heated argument with the polling staff at a polling station in Chanapora in...
  • Assembly elections live: J&K records 49 per cent polling overall, says Election Commission December 14, 2014

    Voting to begin in the fourth phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • Fourth phase of Assembly elections in Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand today December 14, 2014

    Ranchi/Srinagar: Voting for 18 Assembly constituencies in Jammu & Kashmir and 15 seats in Jharkhand takes place in the fourth phase of Assembly elections in the states on Sunday. In the penultimate round of the five-phased elections in J&K, the fate of 182 candidates including two chief ministerial aspirants and Speaker...
  • J&K elections: Next government depends on 4th phase; Mufti, Omar, 3 other ministers in the fray December 13, 2014

    Srinagar: As many as 14.73 lakh voters will get to decide the fate of 182 candidates, including chief ministerial candidates of arch-rivals National Conference (NC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Speaker and three ministers, who are in the fray in 18 constituencies in the...
  • J&K polls: Close contest between Omar Abdullah, PDP's Ashraf Mir in Sonawar; BJP to cash on Modi wave December 13, 2014

    Srinagar: A day ahead of the fourth phase of polls in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is leading the fight for the National Conference from Sonawar, a constituency that bore the brunt of the recent floods. Omar is up against BJP candidate Darakshan Andrabi but many believe it...
  • J&K polls: Days before fourth phase; all separatist leaders, 600 others taken into custody December 12, 2014

    Srinagar: All separatist leaders, including chairmen of both the faction of the Hurriyat Conference (HC) and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief, have been taken into preventive custody or put under house arrest in Kashmir valley, which is going to polls in the fourth phase in the five-phased Legislative...
  • J&K elections: Riding high on Mufti Sayeed's popularity, PDP eyes all 6 seats in Anantnag December 12, 2014

    Anantnag: Situated to the south of Srinagar, Anantnag district like other parts of Kashmir Valley is surrounded by lofty mountains with crystal clear streams flowing through the region. Even on a winter morning, Anantnag town's Lal Chowk and Reshi Bazar are teeming with people and shops are open even as...
  • BJP chief Amit Shah slams NC, PDP, Congress for 'lack of development' in J&K December 11, 2014

    Srinagar: BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the ruling National Conference (NC)-Congress government in Jammu and Kashmir as well as on the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alleging that the funds being sent by the Centre were not reaching the people of the state. However,...
  • Congress made guru a scapegoat to stop BJP: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed December 10, 2014

    Srinagar: PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Wednesday alleged that former Congress-led UPA government at the Centre used Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru as a scapegoat in its failed bid to stop the rise of BJP at the national level. "Congress played a counter-communal card in its failed bid to stop...
  • J&K Assembly polls live: 58 per cent polling registered in third phase of elections December 9, 2014

    Sixty four crorepatis and nine candidates facing criminal charges are among the 138 in fray in 16 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir which will go to polls in the third phase on December 9. This phase will seal the fate of big names, including chief minister Omar Abdullah. ...
  • Development only path to solve problems ailing J&K: Modi December 8, 2014

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invoked his mantra of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas' again and said development is the only path to solve all the problems of Jammu and Kashmir. He also invoked former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ideas of communal harmony, humanity and democracy to share...
  • Terror strikes cast a shadow on 3rd phase of J&K elections, Omar faces a tough battle in PDP stronghold December 7, 2014

    Srinagar: Even as the first two phases of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections on November 25 and December 2 passed off relatively peacefully with a large number of voters coming out to exercise their franchise, the multiple terror attacks on December 5 at four different places of the Kashmir Valley...
  • J&K polls: 64 crorepatis, 9 facing criminal charges contesting in 3rd phase December 7, 2014

    Srinagar: Sixty four crorepatis and nine candidates facing criminal charges are among the 138 in fray in 16 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir which will go to polls in the third phase on December 9. The sixteen constituencies are spread over three districts of Baramulla, Budgam and Pulwama - all in...
  • Mehbooba Mufti critical of media's election reportage December 6, 2014

    Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti has once again criticised media for its election reportage. She has slammed the media for calling the high turnout in the elections a "defeat to Pakistan and Hurriyat Conference". Calling these reports provocative, Mehbooba said that people have vote not to defeat Pakistan or Hurriyat...
  • Omar reiterates his stand, says will not rest until AFSPA is revoked from J&K December 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Reiterating his stand on controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said that National Conference (NC) would not rest until the Act is not completely revoked from Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing election rallies in Tral, Uri and Baramulla in north Kashmir, Omar said,...
  • PM Modi's 'Mission Kashmir' wins perception battle in the 'land of saffron' December 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has achieved something which no other BJP leader in the past was able to achieve. He has made the BJP a visible party in Kashmir. The BJP had no existence in the Kashmir valley before this. It was known as a 'letter head' party with...
  • Uri's border villages with Kashmiri Pandit population excited about J&K election December 4, 2014

    Lagama (Near Uri in Baramulla district of Jammu & Kashmir): Lagama is a small non-nondescript village less than 4 KM from Uri on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad national highway. The terrain is hilly and the entire village of less than 2000 population is perched on the slopes of a high mountain. River Jheelum...
  • J&K: PDP Sarpanch critically injured after being shot at by terrorists December 1, 2014

    Srinagar: In another daring attack, suspected militants shot at and critically injured a sarpanch, who had joined People's Democratic Party on Monday, in Shopian district of south Kashmir, police said. Shiraz Ahmad Bhat was critically injured after some militants shot at him in Shigan area of Shopian this evening, a police...