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  • Jammu and Kashmir: PDP launches online membership drive 2 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • 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 re-election 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 "anti-people" 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 NC-Congress in the Lok Sabha polls. Bhartiya Gujjar Mahasabha (BGM) state president, Eshfaq-ur-Rehman 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 crowd-pullers 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...
  • Modi can never be a secular leader like Vajpayee: Farooq Abdullah April 23, 2014

    Srinagar: Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, National Conference leader and union minister Farooq Abdullah said that he can never be a secular leader like former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. "Vajpayee was also from the RSS but he was a modern man and he...
  • PDP registers police complaint against Farooq Abdullah's attack remark April 20, 2014

    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...
  • Omar hit out at PDP leaders over 'tie-up with BJP' April 16, 2014

    Kulgam: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said opposition PDP had entered into a clandestine alliance with BJP, and likened its leaders Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and Mehbooba Mufti to BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah. "The Mufti duo are acting as 'Amit Shahs' of...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Over 53 pc polling in Jammu; 4 injured in sporadic clashes April 10, 2014

    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 April 6, 2014

    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 pleasure...
  • Lok Sabha polls: A fight between the old and the new guard in J&K April 6, 2014

    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 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,...
  • PDP moves EC against NC leader who tried to force a voter to back her March 31, 2014

    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 order to...
  • Blame Congress for trust deficit between Kashmir, rest of India: Sayeed March 30, 2014

    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 prevailing...