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    Congress leader’s son Irshad Kar joins PDP

    Srinagar: Irshad Kar, son of late Congress stalwart in Jammu and Kashmir Ghulam Rasool Kar, today joined the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) here. A prominent political leader and social activist from North Kashmir’s Sopore township, Kar joined PDP at theresidence of the party president Mehbooba Mufti here, a PDP spokesman said. Kar said that it was his desire to use his family influence and personal potential for positive change in Sopore and

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    Omar Abdullah criticises Mehbooba for defending PSA against Alam

    Srinagar: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah today criticised ruling PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on the issue of invoking of Public Safety Act (PSA) on Hurriyat Conference leader Masarat Alam. “Where is Mehbooba Mufti? The person I’m watching on @HeadlinesToday is certainly not the person I knew for the last six years,” Omar wrote on

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    Mufti government based on lies: Omar Abdullah

    Jammu: Former Jamu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today hit out at the Mufti government over the issue of its Common Minimum Programme (CMP) and alleged that the BJP-PDP alliance in the state was based on “lies” to “deceive” people. “It is simple that the CMP is a bundle of lies and it is impossible to have faith in this government”, Omar claimed. “The truth is that this alliance is based on

  • PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti defends father’s statement

    Jammu: With the newly sworn-in Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s statement crediting “people from across the border” for conduct of Assembly polls triggering a controversy, his daughter and PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti today stood by her father’s statement. “My father has not said anything wrong as during the Assembly elections, violence was less as compared to Parliament elections. I stand by his statement,” Mehbooba told reporters at State Legislature complex

  • Mehbooba says there is no plan to talk with BJP

    Srinagar: Rejecting reports that her party will start formal talks with the Bharatiya Janata Party over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, the president of Peoples’ Democratic Party, Mehbooba Mufti, on Sunday said that no such decision has been taken, reports CNN IBN. “There are no such plans to talk to BJP about government formation in Jammu and Kashmir. We are in no hurry. We can’t compromise on the promises

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    Mehbooba Mufti to meet J-K Governor over state govt. formation

    Srinagar : People’s Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday is scheduled to meet Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra over the issue of government formation after the recent assembly elections in the state threw up a hung verdict.

  • Mehbooba Mufti as CM, holds ace in J&K

    New Delhi :  The process of government formation in the sensitive border state of Jammu and Kashmir is inching forward. The PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti, whose party has emerged as the single largest with 28 seats in a house of 87, is slated to meet governor N N Vohra on Wednesday with plans about the next government.

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    Mehbooba Mufti to meet J&K Governor on Dec 31

    Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti will meet Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Wednesday for discussing government-formation in the state following a hung verdict in the assembly polls.

  • J-K does not want coalition govt., wants to elect PDP: Mehbooba Mufti

    Mattan (Jammu and Kashmir): People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday stated that the people of Jammu and Kashmir did not want to elect a coalition government, adding that the state wanted to see party leader Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as their chief minister.


    Srinagar  : Jammu and Kashmir’s Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) said on Friday  that it would restore Article 370 in its original form, if it wins power, as this provision of Indian constitution provides special status to the state and is “necessary for the empowerment of the people here”.

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