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  • Break-up in PDP will create more militants: Mehbooba warns Delhi

    Srinagar : Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said the BJP-led central government would end up creating more militants like Syed Salahuddin and Yasin Malik if her party was split to form government in the state.

  • No new coalition for Jammu and Kashmir

    Reports that a few disgruntled MLAs belonging to the People’s Democratic Party are toying with the idea of cobbling together a new ruling coalition in collaboration with the BJP in J and K have not been denied by the parties concerned. A few PDP legislators who have openly rebelled against the former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti have reportedly mooted the idea of a new government with the BJP. On its part, the

  • ‘Bid to split PDP will have repercussions’

    New Delhi : Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti has warned that any attempt by the BJP to engineer defections in her PDP to form the government in the state “will erode the trust of the Kashmiris in Indian democracy”. “If Delhi intervenes and breaks our party, and makes Sajad Lone or whosoever CM, it will erode the trust of the Kashmiris in Indian democracy. Any intervention from Delhi will be

  • BJP leader Subramanian Swamy terms PDP-Congress alliance as ‘pro-terrorist’

    New Delhi: Reacting to speculations over Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Congress alliance in Jammu and Kashmir, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said that the alliance will be a bad idea as both parties are ‘pro-terrorist’.

  • BJP not abandoning people of Jammu and Kashmir, says Ram Madhav

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Ram Madhav said on Thursday that his party has abandoned its partnership with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir and not the people of the state.

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    History will never forgive BJP for its greed in Jammu and Kashmir, says Shiv Sena   

    Mumbai: In a vitriolic attack on the BJP, the Shiv Sena today charged that the saffron party opted out of power in Jammu and Kashmir after spreading anarchy, and said history will never forgive the party for its “greed”. When the BJP failed to check terrorism and violence in the northern state it pinned blame on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), the Sena said comparing the move to the way Britishers “decamped”

  • Fall of the opposites into a blind alley

    It was an extraordinary alliance which took everyone by surprise when three years ago the BJP and the Peoples’ Democratic Party joined hands to break the impasse of a hung Assembly and formed the Government under the late Mufti Mohammed Syed. The diametrically opposite poles in J and K politics had joined hands, as they claimed, in the larger interests of the troubled State. The move elicited a muted welcome all around

  • BJP-PDP end alliance in Jammu and Kashmir: What is Governor rule and when is it imposed

    On Wednesday morning President Ram Nath Kovind approved of Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir with immediate effect. The development came a day after BJP announced its decision break the alliance with Mehbooba Mufti’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Because of this Jammu and Kashmir is back in the hands of Governor NN Vohra who will be running the state for the fourth time.

  • J-K: BJP ends alliance

    BJP General Secretary announced the decision taken by PM Modi and BJP President Amit Shah after a 3-hour long meeting by the latter with the deputy CM & ministers summoned to Delhi.

  • Politicos welcome Rajnath Singh’s statement on Hurriyat talks

    Srinagar: Politicos on Monday welcomed the assertion of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh that the Centre is ready to talk to every stakeholder, including the Hurriyat Conference in the Valley, if it comes to the table.

  • J&K’s PDP-BJP alliance becoming increasingly untenable

    After unending ceasefire violations by Pakistan on the Line of Control and the International Border (IB), militants have stepped up suicide attacks even before Kashmir’s tourism season starts this year.

  • PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir hails militants from Kashmir as martyrs

    Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir): Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) legislator Aijaz Ahmad Mir on Thursday described Kashmiri militants killed by Indian security forces as martyrs and added that their deaths should not be celebrated.

  • Mehbooba pitches for more trade exchanges through LoC

    Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said the PDP would not allow the closure of cross-LoC trade and continue to work towards opening more routes across the Line of Control with Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

  • PDP MLA’s driver arrested for Amarnath Yatra terror attack

    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir): Srinagar: A policeman serving as a PDP MLA’s driver has been arrested in connection with investigations into the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims this week, police sources said today.