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Explained: AFSPA-Disturbed Areas debate in J&K
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

The Mufti government retorted that the power to declare an area disturbed was “inherent in AFSPA”. But the issue could be more complex than that.

Pakistan perhaps knows 110% that Lakhvi behind 26/11, but has no proof: Mahmud Ali Durrani
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

The former Pakistan NSA talks of the 26/11 probe, terrorism inside Pakistan, and why peace in Afghanistan is important.

For PDP-BJP coalition, a difficult and twisty road ahead
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Varying interpretations of several parts of the agenda for governance might bring the allies in confrontation with each other.

J&K govt’s first test in assembly: tricky promise on AFSPA and disturbed areas
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Act lapsed, notifications expired but govt will examine ‘denotifying’.

Explained: Flagging a problem
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Muzamil Jaleel explains the facts and context of the controversy over the flag of Jammu & Kashmir.

Mufti is a master in sugarcoating poison as remedy: Syed Ali Shah Geelani
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Hurriyat hardliner, sees same motives, different approach in PDP and BJP

How an Independent MLA put all major J&K parties in a fix
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Hours ahead of the elections, PDP had issued a statement saying Guru’s hanging was a “travesty of justice”.

His last detention against norms, red flag pre-dated Mufti govt
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Alam, who has spent most of his adult life in prison under preventive detention, has got bail in 26 of the 27 cases he faces; has been acquitted in the remaining one.

Now PDP’s Shia face says not happy with portfolios
Sat, Mar 07, 2015

Imran got Information Technology (IT), Technical Education and Sports and Youth Services.

Why Mufti felt he needed to ‘thank’ Pak and separatists
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Mufti made a reference to Srinagar, saying he is proud because the heart of Kashmir came out to vote for the first time.

Sajjad Lone ‘unhappy’ with low-key portfolios, may refuse to take charge
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed allocates ministries, BJP gets several key depts.

J and K in J&K
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Peace a prerequisite... people from across, Hurriyat and militants allowed polls: Mufti .

JK govt formation: PM Modi to attend swearing in of PDP-BJP govt led by Mufti Sayeed
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Mufti equated the PDP-BJP coalition with "bringing together of North Pole with South Pole".

Jammu and Kashmir govt formation: Mufti Sayeed to take oath as chief minister on Sunday
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

PM Narendra Modi and PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed are scheduled to meet today.

J&K govt formation: ‘Few hitches’ in BJP-PDP deal, Mufti-Modi meet may be delayed
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

The meeting between PDP patron Mufti Sayeed and the Prime Minister Modi is now scheduled for Friday morning.

BJP, PDP seal alliance to form government: Talks with Hurriyat, phased AFSPA rollback
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

"In coming days a PDP-BJP alliance government in J&K will be in place," said BJP President Amit Shah.

UPA land law fine, BJP was on board, so we will resist ordinance: Ghulam Nabi Azad
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Referring to the protest by activist Anna Hazare Azad said: “We are very happy that other social organisations, including Anna Hazare, have supported our viewpoint.

‘Govt in J&K will be run from Nagpur’
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Ghulam Nabi Azad talks to Muzamil Jaleel about Congress’s plan to oppose land ordinance, politics in J&K and Delhi.

Jammu and Kashmir deal done: New partners PDP, BJP step over divide
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

The agenda of alliance between the two parties seems heavily tilted towards the BJP.

JK government formation: PDP plays hardball, for BJP it’s a win-win situation
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Behind PDP noise, a softening on core issues; for every BJP climbdown, a workable defence.

J&K govt formation: PDP, BJP talks in decisive phase
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

PDP leadership is unwilling to “both compromise or be seen as compromising” on Art. 370, AFSPA and Western Pakistan refugees.

J&K: Only 2 seats certain in Rajya Sabha elections, may even see a tie today
Sat, Feb 07, 2015

For the seat vacated by PCC chief Saif-ud-Din Soz, there is a contest between Fayaz Mir of PDP and NC’s Sajjad Kitchloo.

RS polls could force BJP, PDP hand
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

4 seats at stake, tying up now can provide the numbers and end the suspense over a coalition.

J&K govt formation: BJP to play waiting game till Delhi polls
Mon, Jan 12, 2015

Sources said terms of a BJP-PDP alliance will be based on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

The Sunday Story: A show of hands
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

With the results belying those hopes, Mufti knows fate has dealt him a hand from where there may not be second chances.

Arun Jaitley dials Mufti Sayeed as BJP, PDP ‘look’ at Jammu-Kashmir options
Fri, Jan 02, 2015

PDP spokesman Nayeem Akhtar said, "It was a courtesy call obviously to explore possibilities."

PDP starts to see ‘virtue’ in alliance with BJP
Mon, Dec 29, 2014

Sources said the MLAs were divided on the question of an alliance with the BJP .

Alliance on the cards? Governor Vohra invites PDP, BJP for govt formation talks
Sat, Dec 27, 2014

While PDP has secured 28 seats, BJP bagged 25 in the elections to the 87-member state Assembly.

PDP waits as BJP, NC mount pressure on govt formation
Fri, Dec 26, 2014

NC wants PDP to go with BJP so that they can gain from the decision’s political fallout.

BJP tie-up scenario divides PDP, Omar says ‘we have much more in common’
Thu, Dec 25, 2014

The BJP represents everything that we oppose and they detest everything that we believe in, said Omar.

J&K election result: Who to go with is the question for PDP and its ageing patriarch
Wed, Dec 24, 2014

PDP with 28 is followed by BJP with 25 and if Sajad Lone’s two seats are added, they together number 55.

The distance between Jammu and Kashmir
Wed, Dec 24, 2014

This election has deepened the faultline. Only wise leadership can stall this process.

J&K election results: Mandate split, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s real test is now
Tue, Dec 23, 2014

Difficult choices for PDP: Partner either with the BJP or the Congress to get to the midway 44-seat mark.

With Eid and Diwali, Shah explains why Kashmir is Modi’s parivar
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

He asked whether people who been ruling the state for last 60 years have been able to provide them basic facilities.

Jammu vs Kashmir?
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

Why 2014 bears an uncanny resemblance to 1983, and why that’s troubling

PM Narendra Modi invokes Vajpayee in Kashmir, says it’s his duty to fulfil predecessor’s dream
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

Modi said corruption is the biggest challenge and unless it ends, the common man in Kashmir cannot progress.