Mehbooba

  • Jammu and Kashmir people need help, says PDP President Mehbooba Mufti September 14, 2014

    President of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed said that she did not want to criticize anyone when it came to rescue operations in Kashmir. "The only point is that its unimaginable what has happened, we need everyone to help us," said Sayeed. ...
  • This is no time to criticise, we should come together to resolve the crisis, says PDP chief Mehbooba September 14, 2014

    PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti said that all political parties should come together in this moment of crisis, and try to resolve the devastating situation in the state by contributing whatever help is possible. ...
  • Parties pledge to rebuild floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir September 13, 2014

    Srinagar: Pledging to rebuild the lives and livelihood in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir, political parties on Saturday came together to issue a joint appeal to individuals and organisations within and outside the state to help affected people in "every possible way". A resolution was passed at an allparty meeting, convened...
  • J&K floods: Congress leader Soz heckled amid antigovernment protests September 10, 2014

    Srinagar: Former union minister and senior Congress leader Saifuddin Soz was heckled in one of the relief camps in Kashmir with flood victims expressing anger over alleged absence of state government officials during relief works. Soz, who had gone to a relief shelter near Humama to take stock of the condition of...
  • J&K: NC trying to sell stars in last bid to retrieve ground, says PDP August 17, 2014

    Srinagar: In the wake of populist measures taken by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, opposition PDP on Sunday said that the ruling NC had "wasted" six years in power and was now trying to "sell moon and stars" to the people in its last bid to retrieve some...
  • PDP raises Gaza siege issue in Lok Sabha, asks members to condemn the airstrikes July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti raised the issue of the siege on Gaza in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. She appealed to the House to condemn the airstrikes in Gaza. She also appealed to international leaders at the BRICS summit to call for a ceasefire. After the Israeli Cabinet accepted...
  • J&K: NC, PDP fume over MoS PMO's remark on Article 370 May 28, 2014

    Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh stirred up a controversy by his statement on the repeal of Article 370 in the Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that it will isolate the people of the state. PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti also slammed the statement saying it has...
  • Is it time for a serious debate on Article 370? May 28, 2014

    Lambasting the Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitender Singh for his comments on Article 370, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti said that his comments have the potential to divide the state on communal lines. On the other side, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar...
  • Article 370: MoS PMO's remark can create a communal divide, says PDP May 28, 2014

    Srinagar: Lambasting the Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitender Singh for his comments on Article 370, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti said that his comments have the potential to divide the state on communal lines. "We condemn the statement by the MoS PMO. His...
  • Modi's invite to Pak PM good omen for bilateral ties: Mehbooba Mufti May 21, 2014

    Narendra Modi's move to invite the Pakistan PM has been welcomed in Kashmir. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has termed it an excellent move. Mehbooba Mufti of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has called it a good omen for the IndoPak ties. ...
  • Whitewash for Congress and its ally NC in J&K May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress and its ally National Conference is heading towards its worst ever performance in Jammu and Kashmir. The National Conference which has won three seats in the last general elections has been unable to retain even a single seat. In a major setback to the NC, the party...
  • BJP, PDP wins 3 seats each in J&K May 17, 2014

    Updates: 6:50 pm: In Ladakh, BJP's Thupstan Chhewang defeated Independent candidate Ghulam Raza by just 36 votes. 5:50 pm: PDP's Mehbooba Mufti defeated NC's Mirza Mehboob Beg in the Anantnag seat by 65,417 votes. 4:50 pm: In the Jammu seat, BJP's Jugal Kishore defeated Congress's Madan Lal Sharma by 2,57,280 votes. 3:50 pm:...
  • J&K: Mehbooba Mufti blames Omar government for sarpanch killings April 22, 2014

    PDP's Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that the Omar government was spreading terror in PDP strongholds ahead of the elections. ...
  • Election Yatra: Mehbooba Mufti takes on Mehboob Beig in Anantnag April 22, 2014

    The constituency of Anantnag goes to the polls on Thursday where PDP President is up against senior National Conference leader and sitting MP Mehboob Baig for the Lok Sabha seat. The constituency suffers from major development issues like poor power and water supply. ...
  • UT status to Ladakh will dilute J~~amp;amp;K's special status: Mehbooba Mufti April 16, 2014

    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 Jammu...
  • LS polls: Mehbooba Mufti files second set of nomination papers April 4, 2014

    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 a...
  • LS polls: Mehbooba Mufti, AAP nominee enter fray from Anantnag April 1, 2014

    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, Anantnag,...
  • Mehbooba Mufti praises Vajpayee but rules out alliance with NDA March 26, 2014

    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 February 13, 2014

    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 virtually...
  • 'Article 370 the bridge which connects J&K with rest of the country' December 3, 2013

    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 December 2, 2013

    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 December 2, 2013

    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 IndiaPakistan friendship, says Mehbooba November 4, 2013

    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 tensions...
  • Police detain Mehbooba Mufti in Pulwama September 11, 2013

    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 was going...
  • J&K: One protester killed in clashes with security forces in Shopian September 11, 2013

    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 control...
  • Shopian killings: Police detain PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti in Pulwama September 11, 2013

    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 four...
  • Kishtwar violence: Arun Jaitley detained in Jammu; Amarnath Yatra suspended August 11, 2013

    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 Kishtwar...
  • J&K: Protests in Kashmir over alleged custodial death March 27, 2013

    Anantnag: Protests broke out in Anantnag in Kashmir on Tuesday after a man was found dead under mysterious circumstances. The youth's family has alleged that he died in police custody and the victim had torture marks on his body. The police, however, claim that they had not arrested the youth. Opposition...
  • Mehbooba: Liyaqat being used as medal March 23, 2013

    While the police tries to figure out if arrested Hizbul terrorist Liyaqat Shah hatched a ploy to carry out a bomb blast on holi or not, PDP Chief Membooba Mufti is angry that Kashmiri youth are being used as medals by the government. ...
  • Afzal Guru's hanging: Uproar in J&K Assembly as MLAs throw mikes March 12, 2013

    Srinagar: There was more uproar in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Tuesday as an independent MLA was seen throwing a mike. MLAs stormed the well and shouted slogans after which the PDP staged a walkout demanding that Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's body be brought back. They were protesting against...