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Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti is former 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 of 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.

MEHBOOBA MUFTI NEWS

Rahul Gandhi demands Mehbooba Mufti’s release, says democracy is damaged

August 02, 2020 7:04 pm

The J&K administration has extended the detention of former CM and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti by three months for the second time under the PSA.

Extension of Mufti detention is abuse of law: Chidambaram

August 02, 2020 1:32 am

"How is the 61-year-old former chief minister, a protected person under security guard round the clock, a threat to public safety?" the Congress leader asked.

Extension of Mehbooba Mufti's detention abuse of law: Chidambaram

August 01, 2020 10:38 pm

"How is the 61 year old former chief minister, a protected person under security guard round the clock, a threat to public safety?" the Congress leader asked.

Mehbooba Mufti still held under PSA, some raise questions

August 01, 2020 10:08 am

Mehbooba Mufti, 61, was arrested on August 5 last year, the day the Central government abrogated the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and downgraded the state into two Union Territories. While Mufti was lodged under preventive detention for six months, she was booked under PSA in February this year.

J&K admin extends Mehbooba Mufti's detention under PSA by another three months

July 31, 2020 4:25 pm

Mufti has spent almost a year in confinement, first at a government guesthouse and then at her residence, since the August 5 clampdown on J&K’s political leadership following the revocation of its special status.

Daily briefing: Iltija Mufti on her mother's detention; Gujarat HC raps govt on Rath Yatra

July 29, 2020 10:10 am

Here are the top stories from The Indian Express print edition.

'It's a game of who blinks first but the bad news for them is that it's not going to be my mother'

July 29, 2020 8:32 am

Iltija Mufti, daughter of former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti, says she is no politician but her mother's detention has forced her to speak up against all that has unfolded in Kashmir over the last year.

Mehbooba Mufti moved home, residence is subsidiary jail

April 08, 2020 1:27 am

The decision, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, hints that she is unlikely to be released soon even as there is a growing clamour for her release.

Mehbooba Mufti to be shifted to her residence, detention to continue

April 07, 2020 12:57 pm

The order to shift Mehbooba Mufti, who was initially put under preventive custody on August 5 last year and later booked under the stringent PSA on February 6, was issued by the Jammu and Kashmir Home department.

Cruel to continue to detain Mehbooba Mufti: Omar Abdullah

March 25, 2020 9:48 am

Taking to Twitter, the Omar said, “It’s callous and cruel to continue to detain Mehbooba Mufti and others at a time like this.There was never much justification to detain everyone in the first place and none at all to keep them detained as the country enters a 3-week lockdown.”

MEHBOOBA MUFTI PHOTOS

BJP severs ties with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir

June 19, 2018 7:48 pm

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti hands in her resignation minutes after the BJP pulled out of the state government.

Budget session: Opposition turns up the heat on Government

February 24, 2016 10:28 pm

With the row over the JNU sedition case and the death of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula setting the stage for a stormy start to the Budget session.

MEHBOOBA MUFTI VIDEOS

‘Why does a boy pick up the gun? It’s not about Burhan Wani... need to address idea behind him’

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

In this edition of Idea Exchange, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti dismisses any future alliance with the BJP, asserts that there has to be some dialogue with separatists and also acknowledges that Pakistan is important in resolving the Kashmir crisis.

Express Eye for Detail 14: J&K crisis, Sushma Swaraj out of 2019 race, American tourist in Andaman and more

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

This week we look at the strange situation in Jammu & Kashmir where a fax machine is all it took to stop three parties from coming together and forming the government. What it means for Sushma Swaraj to opt out of the 2019 general election and the c

J&K political drama: Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

National Conference chief Omar Abdullah said that PDP and NC coming together is not the best idea for mainstream politics in J&K. But today, both he and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation.

'It doesn't help when 14-16 leaders sit on stage and blast PM Modi. It allows him to play victim... Must work at state-level'

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

In this edition of Idea Exchange Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah expresses concern over the recent political killings in Jammu and Kashmir and says that the Centre's lack of clarity on J&K is worrying.

Centre announces ceasefire in J&K with militants during Ramzan, CM Mehbooba Mufti thanks Rajnath, Modi and other stakeholders

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced a ceasefire with militants in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan.

J-K Govt. formation: PDP will have to take first step: Ram Madhav

January 11, 2016 1:00 pm

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Madhav on Monday put the onus on the People's Democratic Party (PDP) over the formation of a new government in Jammu and Kashmir, and said that they do not have any objection to PDP president Mehbooba Mufti becoming the Chief Minister. Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh had earlier rubbished rumours of the PDP setting tough conditions for the BJP if they want to continue the alliance in the state.

Not mandatory for daughter to become CM: Swamy on J-K crisis

January 11, 2016 12:24 pm

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday said it is not mandatory for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti to follow her father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's footsteps and become the next Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. Swamy further said that both parties should sit and decide on the next Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister.

Not mandatory for daughter to become CM: Swamy on J-K crisis

January 11, 2016 12:24 pm

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday said it is not mandatory for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti to follow her father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's footsteps and become the next Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. Swamy further said that both parties should sit and decide on the next Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister.

Not mandatory for daughter to become CM: Swamy on J-K crisis

January 11, 2016 12:24 pm

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday said it is not mandatory for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti to follow her father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's footsteps and become the next Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. Swamy further said that both parties should sit and decide on the next Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister.