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  • PDP registers police complaint against Farooq Abdullah's attack remark 20-04-2014 02:48 PM

    Srinagar: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party has lodged a police complaint against Union Minister Farooq Abdullah for allegedly making threatening statements against party leadership. "We have yesterday given a formal police complaint against Abdullah at Rajbagh police station for making threatening statements against the PDP and its leaders," chief spokesperson of...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Over 53 pc polling in Jammu; 4 injured in sporadic clashes 10-04-2014 10:44 AM

    Jammu: Over 53 per cent of the 17.63 lakh voters turned out to vote till 3 pm at the booths of Jammu Lok Sabha constituency, which witnessed boycott of voting in 4 polling stations and also sporadic clashes in which at least four political party workers were injured. "Over 53.2...
  • PDP opposed facilities for displacing Pandits, says Omar 06-04-2014 10:52 PM

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday accused opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of opposing facilities for displaced Kashmiri Pandits, saying it derived "sadistic pleasure" from people's problems. Addressing a public meeting in Jammu, Abdullah, the president of the National Conference, alleged the PDP is "deriving sadistic...
  • Lok Sabha polls: A fight between the old and the new guard in J&K 06-04-2014 08:06 AM

    Srinagar: Out of a long winter, the political temperature in rising in the Kashmir Valley with Lok Sabha elections just round the corner. The Congress, BJP, the ruling National Conference and the Opposition PDP have fielded their best candidates for the Lok Sabha elections in J&K. And competing with this...
  • LS polls: Mehbooba Mufti files second set of nomination papers 04-04-2014 05:29 PM

    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...
  • LS polls: Mehbooba Mufti, AAP nominee enter fray from Anantnag 01-04-2014 06:23 PM

    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,...
  • PDP moves EC against NC leader who tried to force a voter to back her 31-03-2014 01:57 PM

    New Delhi: The People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday filed a complaint with the Election Commission (EC) against National Conference leader Sakina Itoo. Itoo was caught on camera trying to coerce an old man to support her party. Sakina said the PDP was deliberately raking up an old video in...
  • Blame Congress for trust deficit between Kashmir, rest of India: Sayeed 30-03-2014 11:08 PM

    Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Muhammad Sayeed on Sunday termed the Congress equally responsible with its ruling coalition partner National Conference for the prevailing trust deficit between people of Jammu and Kashmir and rest of the country. "Like the National Conference, leadership of the Congress is also equally responsible for...
  • Mehbooba Mufti praises Vajpayee but rules out alliance with NDA 26-03-2014 05:19 PM

    PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti has praised Atal Bihari Vajpayee for bringing development to Kashmir and expressed hope that Narendra Modi continues his legacy. ...
  • Jammu & Kashmir: NC, PDP, Congress and BJP fighting for 6 seats 24-03-2014 11:11 AM

    Srinagar: Come General Elections, Jammu and Kashmir falls literally off the radar. With only six seats up for grabs, it struggles to get a tick from the big political parties although small tidings in the state often resonate and shape their poll polity and manifestos. The insignificant number of Lok...
  • J&K: PDP praises Vajpayee led-NDA government 21-03-2014 05:58 PM

    Srinagar: In an unexpected development, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday praised the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. PDP supremo and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said that Vajpayee had started a series of confidence building measures in...
  • LS polls a historic opportunity to facilitate change in J&K: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed 18-03-2014 07:25 PM

    PDP on Tuesday termed the Lok Sabha polls as a historic opportunity for people of Jammu and Kashmir to intensify the process of bringing change in the state. " The on-going Lok Sabha elections is an historic opportunity for the people to accelerate the campaign for change in the state,"...
  • Kashmir tense after firing by security forces kills one 15-03-2014 02:27 PM

    Srinagar: Authorities in Kashmir moved quickly to impose strict restrictions in parts of Srinagar and areas neighbouring Sumbal town where a youth was allegedly shot by security forces after protests raged in the area post Friday prayers. More than two persons were wounded in the incident. On Saturday morning, police...
  • Uproar in J&K Assembly over BJP demand for reservation for Jats 04-03-2014 11:04 AM

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly got off to a rough start again on Tuesday with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding reservation for Jats in the state. The Centre on Sunday had cleared reservation for Jats in government jobs, a move slammed by the opposition as "political expediency". Meanwhile,...
  • Chaos in J&K Assembly on Farooq Abdullah's 'Kashmiris are thieves' remark 03-03-2014 10:53 AM

    Srinagar: National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah has made a controversial statement once again saying that Kashmiris are thieves. There was chaos in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly by PDP MLAs over Farooq's statement. This is not the first time that Farooq has come under criticism for his statements. Last year,...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Alliances in North India 28-02-2014 11:48 AM

    New Delhi: The North is very important when it comes to electoral alliances. The most populous state of Uttar Pradesh always throws up interesting political alliances. But, nothing stays permanent. Alliances matter even in neighbouring Haryana, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand. Uttar Pradesh: India's most populous state has 80...
  • Watch: PDP MLA slaps security official thrice inside J&K Assembly 19-02-2014 01:42 PM

    Srinagar: Scenes of chaos played out in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Wednesday over the molestation charges against former health minister Shabir Khan and other local issues. Opposition PDP legislator Syed Bashir Ahmad slapped an assembly security official at least three times when the latter was trying to evict...
  • Kashmir has been virtually converted into a prison: Mehbooba Mufti 13-02-2014 07:01 PM

    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...
  • Unruly scenes in J&K Assembly, PDP members climb on table 11-02-2014 11:59 AM

    Srinagar: There were unruly scenes in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over the proposal for new administrative units in the state. The assembly was adjourned after members of Opposition PDP clashed with marshals on the floor of the House. PDP legislators raised slogans demanding new administrative units in Budhal and...
  • J&K Health Minister Shabir Khan resigns after molestation allegation 07-02-2014 05:50 PM

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Health Minister Shabir Khan has resigned after molestation charges against him. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah tweeted that he has sent Khan's resignation to the Governor. "I have received the resignation of the Minister of State for Health Shabir Khan and am forwarding the same to the...
  • J&K: Congress in the dock over molestation charges against minister 07-02-2014 11:55 AM

    Srinagar: The Congress is in the dock in Jammu and Kashmir, after one of its leaders was accused by a woman doctor of molesting her in his office. Health Minister Shabir Khan has been accused by the woman doctor of calling her to his office on the pretext of some...
  • PDP, like AAP, brought in new moral factor in politics: Mufti Mohammad Syed 15-12-2013 07:10 PM

    Asserting that PDP in 2002, like Aam Aadami Party (AAP) now, had introduced a new moral factor in the politics of Jammu and Kashmir, party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday recalled how the party too had taken a month to form coalition government with Congress while the state was...
  • 'Article 370 the bridge which connects J&K with rest of the country' 02-12-2013 11:49 PM

    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...
  • Modi tries to dilute BJP's stand on Article 370, J&K parties fume 02-12-2013 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's remarks on the usefulness of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir have sparked off a fresh debate. In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Modi had said in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday that there should...
  • National Conference leader Abdul Dar joins PDP 04-09-2013 06:33 PM

    Former chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council and National Conference leader Abdul Rashid Dar on Wednesday joined Opposition PDP. Dar, who was the chairman of the Legislative Council in 2006, was welcomed to PDP by party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. Sayeed said it was time that all right thinking...
  • Ladakh Development Council poll: No party gets clear majority 29-08-2013 12:48 PM

    Election to the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) in Kargil district threw up a hung council, with neither Congress nor the National Conference being able to cross the halfway mark of 13 seats in the 26-member body. "Congress won 12 seats, including two Independents backed by the party, while...
  • PDP to spread peace, tranquility in state, says Mufti 26-08-2013 08:43 PM

    Exhorting its activists to work for strengthening secular fabric in Jammu and Kashmir, the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, on Monday, said the biggest message of the party was to spread "peace, amity and tranquility" in the region. "The biggest message of this party was to spread peace, amity and...
  • Curfew continues in Kishtwar, looted weapons found 20-08-2013 11:25 AM

    Curfew continued for the 12th day on Tuesday in Kishtwar town of Jammu and Kashmir. Police said they have recovered nine guns looted from a gun-shop by rioters Aug 9. Curfew was relaxed for four hours Monday, during which the situation remained peaceful with no report of any untoward incident....
  • Kishtwar clashes: Curfew imposed in Jammu; Arun Jaitley sent back as CM appeals for calm 11-08-2013 10:36 PM

    Jammu: Curfew has been imposed in the entire Jammu region after riots violence spread to various areas in the city following the Kishtwar clashes that broke out on Eid. Even as the curfew continued in Kishtwar for the third day bringing the situation largely under control, protests and violence spread...
  • Kishtwar violence: Arun Jaitley detained in Jammu; Amarnath Yatra suspended 11-08-2013 11:30 AM

    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...