KASHMIR

  • If government works well we can talk of joining NDA at Centre, says Haseeb Drabu 23 hours 54 minutes ago

    Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu has played down differences between PDP and BJP. He said, "If the government works well, we can even take a call on joining NDA at Centre to cement the coalition." ...
  • Lok Sabha members plea for special package as heavy rains damage crops across India 3 days ago

    Just ahead of the summer months, the rain gods have brought the mercury levels down. Heavy snowfall in Jammu & Kashmir and showers in many parts of North India have brought temperatures down by 5-10 degrees. The weatherman has predicted more rains in the next 24-48 hours. ...
  • Truly hope PDP-BJP alliance works in Jammu and Kashmir: Omar 3 days ago

    Just after entering into an alliance to form government in Jammu and Kashmir, the PDP has been embarrassing the BJP. It first thanked Pakistan and Hurriyat for peaceful polls in the state and then called the Afzal Guru hanging a 'travesty of justice', both statements which are against BJP's stand....
  • Mufti Sayeed's statement on J&K polls puts BJP in a spot 4 days ago

    Leaving the BJP red faced, the new J&K CM Mufti Sayeed said that Pakistan and Hurriyat allowed peaceful elections in Jammu in Kashmir. The BJP is in a spot as on one hand the new government is taking a hard line on talking to the separatists and on the other...
  • Trying to resolve some last minute differences, says Ram Madhav February 21, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party and Peoples Democratic Party are inching towards forming a government in Jammu and Kashmir, months after Assembly elections. Sources said on Saturday that the deal is almost done between the two parties and PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
  • J&K: 25 years after mass exodus, Kashmiri Pandits still struggle to survive January 19, 2015

    Twenty five years ago, after thousands of Kashmiri Pandits left their homes in Kashmir seeking safe haven in Jammu, people in resettlement colonies are still demanding more funds for rehabilitation. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 5, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay January 5, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: BSF jawan killed as Pakistan continues to violate the ceasefire January 5, 2015

    In a fresh ceasefire violation, Pakistan resorted to heavy firing on Monday in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir killing one Border Security Force (BSF) soldier. ...
  • Citizen Journalist: Meet Mehak Zubair, the celebrity of the year 2014 December 29, 2014

    During the disastrous floods in Jammu and Kashmir in 2014, Mehak Zubair from Srinagar turned the Citizen Journalist and showed in detail of the floods and its aftermath. ...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • BJP leader says gun culture should be banned as PDP leader fires Ak47 December 26, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, BJP leader Sunil Sharma commenting on the Ashraf Mir firing issue said that the gun culture should be removed. "No candidate should celebrate like this, it is a unconstitutional incident and law should take its own course," said Sunil Sharma. ...
  • J&K: BJP MLAs authorise central leadership to take a final call on government formation December 25, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday hinted at the BJP playing a crucial role in the government formation in Jammu and Kashmir to the extent that the party is even likely to be a part of the next government in the State. However, he said BJP president Amit Shah has...
  • The onus of government formation lies with PDP, BJP: Omar Abdullah December 24, 2014

    A day after he was routed in the polls Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has put in his papers to the governor. The PDP has emerged as the single largest party in J&K winning 28 seats. The BJP came in second, winning 25 seats. ...
  • BJP the biggest gainer in J&K polls, wins more than twice the number of seats in 2008 December 24, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir has delivered a fractured mandate in the Assembly elections as the Peoples Democratic Party secured 28 seats and the Bharatiya Janata Party was a close second with 25 seats. Both the parties are exploring their option to be able to form the government in the state. Meanwhile,...
  • Wednesday's Parliamentary Board meet will decide future course of action in J&K: BJP December 24, 2014

    Senior BJP Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the party will decide on future course of action in Jammu & Kashmir on Wednesday's parliamentary board meeting. ...
  • Battle For The States: BJP now a pan India party? December 23, 2014

    The results for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections declared on Tuesday are along the expected lines. While there is a hung assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies crossed the halfway mark of 41 in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. ...
  • Battle For The State: Has the divide deepened in J&K? December 23, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir's four-cornered contest resulted in a badly fractured mandate with no party reaching within striking distance of the halfway mark of 44 in the 87-member Assembly. Even though Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged as the single largest party with 28 seats, the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led party will not...
  • Battle For The States: BJP wins Jharkhand, comes second in J&K December 23, 2014

    The results for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections declared on Tuesday are along the expected lines. While there is a hung assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies crossed the halfway mark of 41 in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. ...
  • J&K polls: PDP exploring options of government formation, says Mehbooba Mufti December 23, 2014

    Having won 28 seats in Jammu & Kashmir, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti thanked the state's electorate. "We will not try to cobble up a government by manipulation. It will take time to build a formation who can fulfil the aspirations of people of J&K. The votes have been cast against...
  • J&K polls: I'm very satisfied with results, says Omar Abdullah December 23, 2014

    NC leader and outgoing chief minister Omar Abdullah who lost his Sonowar seat but won Beerwah seat in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, said that he is very satisfied with the outcome of the elections. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Omar also said, "With 17 MLAs, I'm a very important player in...
  • Jharkhand polls: BJP Parliamentary board will decide on CM, says Ravi Shankar Prasad December 23, 2014

    As BJP set to form government in Jharkhand, ends a credible second in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister Ravi Shankar said, "We have a system and the BJP Parliament board will decide on the chief minister of Jharkhand." ...
  • J&K polls: PDP's Ashraf Mir who defeat Omar Abdullah at Sonawar seat, credits victory to people December 23, 2014

    After defeating Omar Abdullah at Sonowar, PDP leader Mohammad Ashraf Mir said, "My victory is because of these people. I was always confident about winning from here. Omar Abdullah tried his level best, we tried our level best. This constituency was captured by NC for the almost 15 years, but...
  • BJP will give stable government, good governance to Jharkhand, says Prakash Javadekar December 23, 2014

    As BJP set to form government in Jharkhand, ends a credible second in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said, "There was the political instability in Jharkhand from last 14 years which hurt the common poor, now we will give them stable government, good governance." ...
  • Watch: Political reactions over trends in J&K, Jharkhand elections December 23, 2014

    As PDP takes lead in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP follows in a close second and halfway mark eludes the saffron party in Jharkhand, political leaders talk give their take on the verdict. ...
  • BJP is not polarising votes in Jammu and Kashmir, says Hina Bhatt December 23, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir BJP candidate Hina Bhatt said that the saffron party is not polarising votes in the state. ...
  • PDP won't need help to form government in J&K: Sameer Kaul December 23, 2014

    As the trends emerge, the Peoples Democratic Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party are neck-to-neck in Jammu and Kashmir. The PDP is even confident of forming the government on its own. PDP leader Sameer Kaul said, "At the moment as trends have come in, we, the PDP, seems to feel...
  • J&K a complex state, forming a government will be a challenge: PDP December 23, 2014

    As the PDP and BJP in a close contest in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP spokesperson Naeem Akhtar said, "Jammu & Kashmir is a complex state. Forming a government with all interested parties without compromising on our ideology will be a challenge. It will be a hard decision to make. Choosing...