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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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

PDP expels 8 for ‘being part of parleys’, ‘bid to form party’

January 10, 2020 2:33 am

The party’s chief patron and former Deputy Chief Minister Muzaffar Hussain Baig said the expelled leaders were “making a party”.

Jammu: Chargesheet against tour operator for forging letters in name of Sushma Swaraj, Mehbooba Mufti

January 04, 2020 7:46 pm

On Thursday, the Crime Branch had presented chargesheet against Koul in the court of Sub Judge, Katra, for allegedly forging letters of former External Affairs Minister late Sushma Swaraj to get helicopter tickets to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in 2017

Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter says not allowed to visit grave of grandfather, SSG cites protocol

January 03, 2020 3:25 am

“I was only trying to visit my grandfather’s grave to pay my respects. Is it unlawful to do that? I figured that they will not allow me to go on the 7th, which is his death anniversary and so I wanted to visit today,” she told The Indian Express.

I was detained while trying to visit grave of grandfather: Mehbooba Mufti's daughter

January 02, 2020 7:35 pm

"I wanted to go to visit my grandfather's grave. It is my right. Is it a crime for a granddaughter to visit her grandfather's grave or do they think I am going to organise stone pelting or a protest there," Iltija said.

Four months in detention, Jammu's National Conference call for release of ex-CMs

December 05, 2019 7:02 pm

Unanimously adopting a resolution commemorating the 114th birth anniversary of late Sher-e-Kashmir Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, party leaders at an event held at party headquarters, urged the Centre to reach out to people of the Valley and understand their aspirations.

‘Harassment’ complaint at Srinagar MLA hostel, searches yield 11 phones

November 24, 2019 8:38 am

Mehbooba Mufti's daughter Iltija alleges ‘near-strip search’ of 3-year-old son of a detainee; police deny, say raids required.

J&K: Police deny charge after Mufti's daughter claims detained politicians 'roughed up'

November 17, 2019 9:56 pm

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter Iltija Mufti claimed that leaders like Sajad Lone, Waheed Para, and Shah Faesal were “roughed up” during the transfer.

Mehbooba Mufti shifted to govt quarters in Srinagar

November 16, 2019 2:51 am

Mufti’s daughter Iltija Mufti said she had sent a request to the government to shift her mother.

Congress slams Centre over detention of Mufti, Omar, and Farooq

November 16, 2019 2:49 am

The Congress also slammed the government for not lifting several restrictions, like the curbs on Internet, imposed in the Valley. “The Prime Minister is going around the world saying all is well."

Mehbooba Mufti's daughter to J-K admn: Shift my mother to place equipped for harsh winter

November 05, 2019 3:05 pm

In a letter to the Srinagar deputy commissioner, Iltija has said that the centre will be responsible if anything happens to Mehbooba.

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’

January 20, 2019 10:40 am

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

November 25, 2018 1:37 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

November 22, 2018 7:37 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'

November 04, 2018 4:35 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

May 17, 2018 5:01 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.