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PDP leader Nisar Ahmad Mandoo follows Tariq Karra, resigns from party

September 19, 2016 3:21 am

Senior leader Nisar Ahmad Mandoo announced his resignation from the party's basic membership saying the party has deviated from its principles and promise of political honor and security to the people.

Mehbooba Mufti files nomination for bypoll from Anantnag

June 01, 2016 1:32 pm

Mehbooba has been elected to the state assembly three times in the past 20 years with her first victory coming in 1996 elections from Bijbehara segment as a Congress candidate.

Deliberate attempt to destabilise Kashmir economy: PDP leader

April 16, 2016 1:56 pm

Five persons were killed in the unrest that began on Tuesday following allegations of molestation of a girl in Handwara

Mehbooba calls on PM Modi, seeks assistance in implementing 'Agenda of Alliance'

April 13, 2016 2:45 pm

Mehbooba, who is the first woman Chief Minister of the state, sought assistance from the Centre for implementing the 'Agenda of Alliance' arrived by the two parties last year.

Mehbooba Mufti sworn in as first woman Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir

April 05, 2016 12:18 am

PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti was sworn in as the 13th chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti's Council of Ministers

April 04, 2016 8:42 pm

List of members of the Council of Ministers led by Jammu and Kashmir's first woman CM Mehbooba Mufti.

Mehbooba Mufti -- the rise of J&K's first woman Chief Minister

April 04, 2016 1:54 pm

A leader with grassroots-level popularity, Mehbooba Mufti turned PDP into a regional force and emerged from the shadow of her father Mohammad Sayeed to head Jammu and Kashmir as the first lady CM.

Mehbooba Mufti invites Farooq, Omar Abdullah for tomorrow's swearing-in

April 03, 2016 8:49 pm

Mehbooba Mufti, 56, will take office as the first woman chief minister of the state tomorrow.

Syed Ali Geelani is a 'political thug', says BJP spokesman

April 03, 2016 6:35 pm

"Separatists, including Geelani, should stop day dreaming about Pakistan and Azadi," BJP state spokesman Khalid Jehangir said.

Omar Abdullah: Look forward to PDP MLAs saying 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' after Monday's swearing-in

April 03, 2016 12:35 pm

The PDP-BJP alliance was formed after an almost two-month deadlock.


Why isn’t BJP-PDP forming govt. in J&K: Omar

February 25, 2016 7:00 am

Srinagar (J&K), Feb 25 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah questioned the delay by the BJP-PDP alliance in forming the government in the state, in spite of having good numbers in the assembly. Talking about the present Governor Rule in the state, Abdullah said the rule is imposed when there is no numbers, which is also called the Breakdown of Constitutional Order, where there is no possibility of the formation of a government.

BJP trying to form govt. in J&K: Ravinder Raina

February 16, 2016 10:44 am

Jammu, Feb 16 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravinder Raina on Tuesday asserted that the party is trying to re-establish government in Jammu and Kashmir, adding that BJP-PDP coalition had never broken following the demise of former chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. Raina further stated that the saffron party is committed to work towards bringing peace in the Valley. Jammu and Kashmir has been put under Governor's rule since January 8.

BJP to hold discussion with PDP on Govt formation: Nirmal Singh

January 13, 2016 11:11 am

Jammu, Jan 13 (ANI): Following the demise of chief minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Wednesday said the BJP will first hold talks with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before any final decision are made regarding the formation of the state government. Singh further emphasised that PDP would soon take a call on the matter and expressed faith that the outcome would be positive.

Sonia Gandhi meets Mehbooba Mufti

January 10, 2016 1:21 pm

Srinagar, Jan 10 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi, J&K former chief minister and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday met People’s Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti at her residence to express condolence on the demise of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.Azad stated that Sonia Gandhi had come to offer prayer and condolences to the family and party of late Chief Minister Mufti. He added that Sonia Gandhi visited Mehbooba Mufti for the long association former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed shared with the Congress Party.

Gadkari meets Mehbooba, offers condolence

January 10, 2016 1:21 pm

Srinagar, Jan 10 (ANI): Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday met People’s Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti at her residence.The minister said he had come on behalf of the Indian Government and his party to offer condolences on the demise of Chief Minister (CM) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. He further said that he had met the late CM around a month ago and had a conversation on industrial development of Jammu and Kashmir.

BJP, PDP to decide JandK 's next CM

January 09, 2016 4:44 am

Srinagar, Jan 09 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Madhav said Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was a visionary man and his death was a huge loss for the country. He extended his condolences to his daughter Mehbooba Mufti and said discussions were going on for the selection of the next Chief Minister. He added that the BJP and the PDP is going to further discuss the situation and then come to a conclusion.