Hurriyat equated the CM’s statement to a “person held hostage with his hand, feet and mouth tied and then to thank him for his cooperation and silence”.
Bashaarat Masood explains controversy surrounding West Pakistan refugees in J&K.
It was on late Saturday finally that Lone, the BJP’s first ally in Kashmir, was informed about his inclusion in the Cabinet.
Omar Abdullah chose to skip the swearing-in of the new government on Sunday. Then, after the first congratulatory message, the former chief minister spent his day taking digs at it. His first tweet said, “Congratulations to Mufti Mohd Syed Sb on assuming the office of CM of J&K. I wish you all the very best […]
1993 Sopore Massacre Case: The TADA court in Srinagar asked CBI to produce the investigation report before it.
There are voices from both in favour of the coalition, at the same time they talk about climbdown of the opposite.
Mir Ehsan, Bashaarat Masood & Arun Sharma look at PDP & BJP leaders set for key roles in new govt.
PDP leadership is unwilling to “both compromise or be seen as compromising” on Art. 370, AFSPA and Western Pakistan refugees.
Fear of losing Valley seat forced PDP, BJP to intensify govt formation talks.
“There have been instances in the past that students indulged in ransacking and even resorted to anti-national sloganeering during such matches,” DGP Rajendra said.
Colonel M M Rai, commanding officer of 42 Rashtriya Rifles, and a policeman were killed in the gunbattle at Mindora village of Tral.
According to relief commissioner, only one family in south Kashmir used the scheme to return.
In past three days, the security forces have killed eight militants in three separate operations.
It said that Hurriyat will fight against any attempt aimed at eroding the special status of J&K or its demographic change
The Srinagar-Banihal four-laning of NH 1A was to be completed in June 2014 but is delayed.
Sources said the MLAs were divided on the question of an alliance with the BJP .
Legislators have switched off phones to avoid the media but are speaking out at party meetings.
Speaking to The Indian Express, Yasin denied the report and said he was misquoted by the news agency.
PDP with 28 is followed by BJP with 25 and if Sajad Lone’s two seats are added, they together number 55.
Lone's Peoples Conference won two out of five seats in Kupwara.
Seen as closer to BJP, Gupta can join hands with the party if they fall short of required numbers.
The BJP had not fielded a candidate against Lone and many of his other party candidates in north Kashmir.
"We are not in a hurry to cobble up numbers. Will explore possibilities to give a credible govt," said Mehbooba.
The BJP said they are not responsible for what happened to the ground.
It was an improvement on the 45% recorded in 2008.
The people of south Kashmir will also decide the fate of two Congress ministers Ghulam Ahmad Mir and Peerzada Mohammad Saeed.
Increased turnout in Tral, Sopore to prevent BJP win
Several of the seats voting are in separatist strongholds, prompting a boycott-wary Election Commission into clustering a number of booths.
Says attackers were looking for civilian targets
Yousuf had been accused of taking money from party leaders in exchange for posts.
Five sitting Jammu & Kashmir MLAs are seeking at least a fifth victory, including two who have had unbroken runs. Basharaat Masood reports
71% turnout in voting at 18 constituencies
At the rally, Mufti also took a dig at BJP saying his party would “act as a fortress to defend the distinct identity” of Jammu and Kashmir.
A meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made Lone the target of his opponents while the candidate himself is trying to use it to his advantage.
Nearly 3 months after the Srinagar floods, more than 15,000 cars are at workshops needing repairs, mechanics and spare parts.
Outlining the basics of self rule, PDP has promised closer ties across the Line of Control by making borders irrelevant.