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  • PDP demands inquiry into J&K's flood management 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Opposition PDP on Monday demanded a high-level inquiry into the management of recent floods in Jammu and Kashmir saying it needs to be conclusively established whether every effort was made to save the summer capital and other areas from the deluge. "The sequence of events would suggest that the...
  • J&K government's ex-gratia relief package insufficient: PDP 5 days ago

    Jammu: Opposition PDP on Saturday termed the Jammu and Kashmir government's ex-gratia relief package for the houses fully damaged by the floods as insufficient, saying the devastation needs to be responded with extraordinary measures. "The state government's ex-gratia relief package for the houses fully damaged by the devastating floods is...
  • NC politicising relief distribution in Kashmir, says PDP September 22, 2014

    Jammu: Accusing National Conference leaders of blocking and hijacking relief material meant for the flood victims, senior PDP leader and MP Tariq Hameed Karra has said that instead of reaching out to the affected, the ruling party is trying to cash in on the tragedy by politicising the relief distribution. "The...
  • 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 leader kicks party worker, PDP calls it act of desperation September 3, 2014

    One of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's close confidantes, National Conference Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani lost his cool during a convention in Ganderbal and was seen kicking a party worker repeatedly. The incident angered his party workers. Many are now threatening to boycott the upcoming Assembly elections in the state. ...
  • India, Pakistan must act in mature way on ceasefire violations: PDP August 29, 2014

    Jammu: Asking India and Pakistan not to make people of Jammu and Kashmir "scapegoats", PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said the two countries must act in a mature manner over ceasefire violations. "We should not be made scapegoats," Mehbooba told reporters here today after undertaking a daylong visit to forward...
  • 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...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: PDP launches online membership drive July 20, 2014

    Srinagar: Opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday launched an online membership drive on its updated official website. The updated website and the drive was launched by the party president Mehbooba Mufti at a function held at her Gupkar residence, a party spokesman said. The spokesman said the main feature of the...
  • 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...
  • Omar Abdullah engaging in doublespeak over IIT issue: PDP July 13, 2014

    Srinagar: Opposition PDP lashed out at Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, accusing him of doublespeak over the issue of Central government planning to set up an IIT in the Jammu region of the state. PDP leader and Srinagar MP Tariq Hamid Karra said Omar had a month ago opposed the plan for...
  • SC grants bail to Bangalore blast accused Madani for treatment July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has granted bail to Kerala PDP Chairman and Bangalore blast accused Abdul Nasser Madani for treatment. Madani was arrested in 2010 in connection with the Bangalore blasts which killed one person and injured 20 others. He has been in jail since then. The Karnataka government opposed...
  • Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister in the list of PDP candidates July 7, 2014

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and former J&K bank Chairman Haseeb A Drabu are in the list of 11 candidates released by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming assembly elections in the state. Sayeed will seek reelection from the Anantnag assembly segment while...
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 28, 2014

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  • 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...
  • PDP not a role model for people: Syed Ali Shah Geelani May 19, 2014

    Srinagar: Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Monday said that the Peoples Democratic Party is not a role model for people and its victory in the Lok Sabha elections in Kashmir was due to ruling National Conference's "antipeople" policies. PDP's euphoria over the poll results is "meaningless and unrealistic" and...
  • Gujjars demand Omar's resignation after NC's poll debacle May 19, 2014

    Jammu: The Gujjar community in the state on Monday sought the resignation of Omar Abdullah saying the Chief Minister has lost the moral right to rule the state after the poor show of the ruling NCCongress in the Lok Sabha polls. Bhartiya Gujjar Mahasabha (BGM) state president, EshfaqurRehman Poswal said that...
  • 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:...
  • Counting for 6 LS seats in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday May 15, 2014

    Jammu: The fate of 77 candidates, including Union Ministers Farooq Abdullah and Ghulam Nabi Azad, from six Lok Sabha seats of Jammu and Kashmir will be known after the counting of votes on Friday. "Tight security arrangements have been made in and around the counting centres in five districts in Jammu...
  • Modi government paid off woman's family involved in snoopgate: Congress May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The controversy over the snoopgate scandal is refusing to die down. The Congress has now alleged that the Gujarat government led by Chief Minister Narendra Modi paid off the woman architect's family involved in the snoopgate scandal. It has raised questions over why contracts were given to a company...
  • J&K: 2014 elections bring hope for the youth in Baramulla constituency May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The winds of change are being sensed by the people in the Baramulla constituency of Jammu and Kashmir. The region which was long gripped by terrorism and unrest is now looking for a change this election. Lolab valley in Baramulla is notorious for being an infiltration route and...
  • High turnout in 7th phase, fate of 1,295 candidates sealed April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Voters in 89 seats across seven states and two Union Territories came out in large numbers to surpass the 2009 election figures even though the turnout was low in the lone seat of Jammu and Kashmir. West Bengal, Punjab, Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, Daman & Diu, Dadar...
  • Lok Sabha elections in 89 seats; Gujarat, Telangana, Punjab the key April 29, 2014

    In the seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 30 voting will take place across 89 seats in seven states and two Union Territories. All 26 seats in Gujarat, 13 in Punjab and 17 in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh will be voting along with 46 other constituencies. A...
  • Farooq Abdullah charms voters, can he retain Srinagar? April 29, 2014

    Srinagar: The seventh phase of the general elections will get underway on Wednesday, April 30, and in Srinagar, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah is seeking renomination. Arguably one of the best crowdpullers in the country, Dr Farooq Abdullah has been a winner all along. At 77, the National Conference patriarch does...
  • NC must not be allowed to subvert democratic processes: PDP April 25, 2014

    Srinagar: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Friday cautioned the ruling National Conference (NC) against "pushing" Kashmir again into a "quagmire of death and destruction for petty political gains". "Jammu and Kashmir could perhaps land up in a bigger trouble this time if NC is allowed to...
  • LS polls: Dismal voting in J&K, Pulwama records 6.32 pc turnout till 5 pm April 24, 2014

    Srinagar: At least 24 security personnel were injured in clashes during polling for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat in Kashmir on Thursday which recorded a voter turnout of 28 per cent. "The tentative voter turnout for Anantnag Parliamentary constituency is 28 per cent which is slightly up from 27 per cent recorded...