Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti is the current chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and the first woman to hold the role in her state. She is the president of Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party. Outside politics, she has a degree in law from University og Kashmir. Before she became chief minister, her father, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed held the position. He passed away in January 2016, following which governor's rule was placed upon the state. Mehbooba Mufti succeeded her father to the role in April 2016 and in June she won an assembly seat Anantnag.
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J&K: BJP MLA’s brother booked for comments against CM Mehbooba Mufti

Bubby, who was leading a group during a march led by his brother from Lakhanpur to Hiranagar Sunday, was captured on camera purportedly using abusive language against the CM and calling her names.

Ramzan ceasefire: Militant attacks have not stopped after peace initiative; here are the latest incidents

Five days after the Ramzan ceasefire came into effect, the valley has witnessed a series of militant attacks on security forces while cross-border shelling by Pakistan continues risking the lives of security personnel as well as villagers living beside the Pakistan border. 

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CM Mehbooba Mufti ‘forgets’ Governor N N Vohra during PM Modi event

Vohra was among the dignitaries on the dais when Modi dedicated the 330 MW Kishanganga power project to the nation. As the chief minister was about to finish addressing them, she realised her mistake and apologised to the Governor.

Centre approves 1-year extension to J-K chief secy on Mehbooba's request

Centre approves one year extension to JK chief secretary on Mehbooba’s request

Vyas, who was due to superannuate in November last year, was given two extensions of three months each till this month-end, to remain the chief secretary.

Letter to the Editor: Federal equity

Freight equalisation, near zero royalties on minerals for decades, poor credit deposit ratio in backward states, revenue deficit grants to cover populist measures are among the measures through which funds are transferred from poor to better off states.

Stones and guns in hands of poor youth, need to find a middle path to end cycle of violence: Mehbooba Mufti

Pakistan’s continuing ceasefire violations shows it has no respect for Ramzan: Mehbooba Mufti

In a show of disregard for the ceasefire, Pakistan Rangers resorted to heavy shelling of Indian villages and border outposts that resulted in the deaths of four civilians and Border Security Force (BSF)  jawan. The shelling also left a dozen of civilians injured.

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Ramzan ceasefire: Order a cruel joke, say separatists

The separatist response came after the three separatist leaders met Thursday at Geelani’s Hyderpora residence to deliberate on the ceasefire announced by Delhi for the month of Ramzan.

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This moment in the Valley

Goodwill gestures, like the unilateral ceasefire, can be rewarding — but only if all stakeholders are engaged.

New Delhi responds to Srinagar’s call, announces Ramzan ceasefire

Hoping for a positive response from Pakistan, Mehbooba Mufti said: “I personally thank our Prime Minister Modiji and Home Minister Rajnathji. They showed personal interest in it (ceasefire).

Ramzan here, Amarnath Yatra starts next month, declare ceasefire: J&K parties to Delhi

Ramzan ceasefire: Mufti welcomes Centre’s decision, Omar warns militants on being exposed as ‘people’s enemies’

Former chief minister Omar Abdullah, while welcoming the Centre’s decision, warned that if militants didn’t respond to the government’s olive branch, they would be exposed as “enemies of the people”.

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J&K govt removes officer who issued order for Kashmiri Pandits visiting Kheer Bhawani temple

On May 10, Sidha issued an application format and asked people from Kashmiri Pandit community intending to visit temples in the Valley to register themselves.

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Ensure those from state are not harassed: J&K CM to Rajnath Singh

On Saturday, the Delhi Police arrested four men in connection with the assault on the siblings. Police said they have been sent to judicial custody for 14 days.

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Implement SOP, ensure safety of civilians: Mehbooba Mufti to agencies

Besides discussing the overall security scenario in the state, Mufti asked heads of security agencies to implement Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) while executing operations in different parts of the state.

hoe stone pelting in the valley affects tourism in J&K

Across the aisle: India is failing the test on J-K

There was no animosity between the stone-pelting youth of Kashmir Valley and Thirumani’s family. His death was, what is heartlessly called, collateral damage.

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J&K abolishes stamp duty for property in women’s names

“Pleased to announce that we have abolished stamp duty on the sale of property registered in the name of females. This incentive will encourage families to register their properties in the name of their sisters, daughters, wives & mothers,” tweeted Mehbooba Mufti.