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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

J&K: PDP expels sole MP for attending L-G swearing-in event

Nazir Ahmad Laway, a resident of south Kashmir’s Kulgam, was the only mainstream political leader, other than leaders of the BJP, who attended Thursday’s ceremony at the Raj Bhawan in Srinagar.

Mufti’s daughter reacts to Modi’s photos with mother: 'Three months since you illegally detained mine'

Calling the photographs "heartwarming", Mufti's daughter further asked Modi "how much longer will you separate those mothers from their sons".

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PDP leaders seek fresh permission to meet detained party prez Mehbooba Mufti

The governor administration had earlier given permission to a delegation of the PDP leaders to meet the former chief minister but the party deferred the proposed visit following serious differences within its camp over the visit.

To bridge trust deficit, J&K will try engage mainstream parties

The political mechanism currently under discussion is likely to involve second-rung leaders from regional parties in the Valley to form a political council that can initiate dialogue with people and assuage their fears in the wake of the August 5 decisions.

PDP leader freed in J&K, Mehbooba daughter says he was forced to sign bond

While Sheikh was released from Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC), that has been declared a sub-jail, Mir and Lone were allowed free movement after security forces deployed at their houses were removed.

'Aarey trees > Kashmiri lives': Mehbooba Mufti takes dig at SC order

Mehbooba, hitting out at the Centre said that the government of India has stripped the Kashmiris of their basic fundamental rights.

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BJP severs ties with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir

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

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.

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Mehbooba Mufti Videos

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

Express Adda with Mehbooba Mufti, Chief Minister of Jammu &Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Friday that “the real secular DNA of India” is not going to change, and that she had total faith in it. She also suggested that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) should “take a back seat” in its action against separatists in the Valley, to facilitate an […]

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

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

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

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

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.

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