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  • J&K government forms coordination committee with 5 members each from BJP and PDP 2 days ago

    Jammu: Ruling coalition partners in Jammu and Kashmir, People's Democratic Party and Bharatiya Janata Party, on Thursday formed a coordination committee to ensure that the agenda for the alliance is implemented within the defined timeframe and all the policy issues adhered to in letter and spirit of the coalition. The...
  • DAA has ceased to exist, AFSPA continues to be in force in JK: government 4 days ago

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday night said that the Disturbed Areas Act, 1997 has ceased to exist since 1998 but the AFSPA continues to remain in force in the state. "It needs to be appreciated that, while the J&K Disturbed Areas Act, 1997, has ceased to exist with...
  • J&K: 12 years on since 24 Kashmiri Pandits died in Nadimarg massacre 4 days ago

    Twelve years have passed since 24 Kashmiri Pandits in Pulwama District of Jammu and Kashmir were mercilessly gunned down by terrorists in 2003. After the Nadimarg massacre, the BJP and the RSS had blamed the 'pro-terrorism policies' of the PDP-led coalition government in which Congress was also a partner. The...
  • J&K government an example of unity in diversity: CM 5 days ago

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on MOnday termed the PDP-BJP government as a model of unity in diversity and stressed that partnering with strong Centre was in the state's interest to put it firmly on the path of peace, development and self-reliance. The Chief Minister, during his...
  • Alliance between BJP-PDP is not bad: LK Advani 5 days ago

    Ahmedabad: BJP veteran leader LK Advani said on Monday that the political alliance between BJP and the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir is "not bad" but some decisions taken by the Mufti Sayeed government without consulting the BJP were "not good". "BJP's stand on Kashmir is clear and known to...
  • Mufti plays footsie with Pakistan, Modi watches haplessly: Congress 1 week ago

    Jammu: Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for failure to rein in Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed over Pro-Pakistan stance, Congress on Saturday said that twin attacks were the direct fall out of Mufti "playing footsie with Pakistan, separatist and militants". "The two consecutive attack by the militants-...
  • Good if Amit Shah wants the resolution of Kashmir to be addressed: Imran Ansari March 19, 2015

    "I haven't heard BJP President Amit Shah's statement yet. But we welcome his remark, whatever he has said. Its a good begining, if he wants the resolution of Kashmir to be addressed," said Imran Ansari PDP Information Technology Minister. ...
  • J&K: BJP will not compromise national interest just to remain in power, says Amit Shah March 19, 2015

    "BJP will never compromise on national interest, merely to remain in power in Jammu and Kashmir. The J&K government has been formed only to solve Kashmir issue and I have full trust that we will find a solution. If not, then nobody can stop our party workers from leaving the...
  • BJP will quit J&K government if Kashmir issue not solved, claims Amit Shah March 19, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Amidst raging controversy on Jammu and Kashmir government's alleged 'pro-separatist' moves, BJP chief Amit Shah said that his party would not compromise on national interest and could end its alliance with PDP, if "Kashmir issue" is not solved. "People of this country have blessed us like Lord Shiva and...
  • J&K government to initiate dialogue with all stakeholders in state March 18, 2015

    Jammu: The PDP-BJP coalition government will initiate a "meaningful dialogue" with all political groups including the Hurriyat Conference and examine the need for de-notifying "disturbed areas" in Jammu and Kashmir, Governor NN Vohra said on Thursday. Vohra said this in his address to the joint session of the state legislature that...
  • BJP softens stand on AFSPA, says can be lifted from peaceful areas of J&K March 16, 2015

    Jammu: Softening its stand on the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir, Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday said it was in favour of partial revocation of the law from the peaceful areas of the state. "BJP is with it. Wherever there is a need to lift...
  • J&K government formation: RSS apprehensions have now been resolved, says Ram Madhav March 16, 2015

    After meeting with the RSS leaders, BJP leader Ram Madhav said that RSS concerns over BJP tie up with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir has been resolved. ...
  • Watch: 'The Week Hour Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha March 14, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Arvind Kejriwal's AAP, BJP-PDP alliance in J&K, crazy cricket fans, coalgate and the beef ban in Maharashtra. ...
  • Can't detain Masarat Alam again, says Jammu and Kashmir government March 14, 2015

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has made it clear to the Centre that there are no fresh grounds to detain separatist leader Masarat Alam again. The Jammu and Kashmir government said out of the 27 cases against Alam, he has been granted bail in 25 and acquitted in two. He...
  • RSS says no change in stand on Article 370; wants J&K experiment to succeed March 13, 2015

    Nagpur: The RSS on Friday said its stance on Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir has not changed, even as it termed as "teething problems" the friction between BJP and PDP in the state stressing that the "novel experiment" should be given time to succeed. "RSS's stand on Article 370 has...
  • Will oppose resolution on Afzal Guru: BJP March 12, 2015

    Jammu: BJP on Thursday said that it will oppose the resolution moved in the state Assembly by an independent MLA seeking mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and hoped that its coalition partner PDP will support them. "We are sure that PDP will support us and we both...
  • Jammu and Kashmir government submits detailed report on Masrath Alam issue to Centre March 11, 2015

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday sent a detailed report to the Centre on the controversial release of separatist leader Masarat Alam, a day after BJP sent a stern message to its alliance partner PDP. "Yes, we have sent a detailed report to MHA (with clarification)," a senior officer...
  • My release was according to law, no deal struck with PDP: Masarat Alam March 11, 2015

    Srinagar: Hurriyat hardliner Masarat Alam on Wednesday clarified that his release was in accordance with the law and no deal was struck with the Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir. Alam said, "There was no deal with the PDP over my release. The government shouldn't take credit, I was released...
  • Shiv Sena hits out at J&K CM Sayeed, says he's standing with terrorists like a father figure March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday came out strongly against the Peoples Democratic Party and hit out at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed saying, 'he is standing with the terrorists like a father figure'. In an editorial in party's mouthpiece Saamana, Sena said, "Supporting terrorists is treason. Mufti...
  • MHA finds gaps in J&K government's report on Masarat Alam's release, seeks clarification: sources March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs is still dissatisfied with the Jammu and Kashmir government's clarification on the release of Hurriyat hardliner Masarat Alam. The MHA has received second report on the issue but there are still gaps in the sequence of event leading to his release, said sources...
  • J&K: BJP issues an ultimatum to PDP, asks it to mend ways or face consequences March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: As the controversy over the release of Hurriyat hardliner Masarat Alam refuse to die down, the Bharatiya Janata Party has issued an ultimatum to its coalition partner Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir to mend its ways. Sources said that the BJP has warned Jammu and Kashmir Chief...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 10, 2015

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  • News 360: Lok Sabha passes Land Acquisition Bill March 10, 2015

    The contentious Land Acquisition Bill passed the Lok Sabha test on Tuesday after the government carried out nine amendments to it and persuaded most of its allies to support, setting the stage for its consideration in Rajya Sabha where the numbers are loaded against the government. ...
  • Run J&K government on CMP or be ready to face consequences, BJP to tell CM Mufti March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will convey a stern message to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed through Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh to mend ways or else the national party will pull the plug on the state government, said sources. According to PTI, there will be...
  • Jammu and Kashmir Deputy CM meets Amit Shah over hardliner Masarat Alam's release March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah over the party's alliance with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the state in the wake of controversial decisions taken by Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav was...
  • Masarat Alam release: Rajnath calls high level meeting, says unhappy with state government report March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday evening called a high level meeting over separatist Masarat Alam's release by Jammu and Kashmir government in New Delhi. The meeting came after the report on Alam's release was submitted by the state government to the Union Home Ministry. Home Minister...
  • Masarat Alam release: Didn't expect from PDP, says BJP leader Ashok Kaul March 10, 2015

    Reacting to separatist Masarat Alam's release by Jammu and Kashmir government, state General Secretary of BJP Ashok Kaul said that they are hurt by the issue. In an interview to CNN-IBN, he said, "We didn't expect this from the coalition government. We will try to ensure that the coalition does...
  • BJP encouraging anti-national activities: Tarun Gogoi March 10, 2015

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi alleged that the BJP-led government at the Centre was encouraging "anti-national activities" by continuing support to the PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir. "By continuing support to the PDP Government in Jammu and Kashmir, is the BJP-led NDA Government not encouraging anti-national activities?", the...
  • Mufti government to abide by court orders on release of prisoners: PDP March 10, 2015

    Jammu: Unfazed by the controversy over the release of Hurriyat hardliner Masarat Alam, Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday said the Jammu and Kashmir government will abide by the court directives on the release of political prisoners. "Whatever the Supreme Court and courts tell us, we are going to abide by that...