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PDP MP Fayaz Ahmad Mir heckled in Jammu

Mir had gone to Jamia Masjid to meet people. However, as he entered, they objected to his presence there. They asked him where he was when they were caught in the violence.

PDP expels senior leader Bukhari for ‘leading dissent’

Bukhari, who served as finance minister in the state before the PDP-BJP coalition government fell in June 2018, represents the Amira Kadal constituency in Srinagar and has also served as education minister in the Mufti cabinet.

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Mufti using dead militants to appease voters: Omar Abdullah

The twitter spat between the two former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir, comes over a month after they wrote to Governor Satya Pal Malik to call them to form a coalition government in the state

Another PDP leader quits party in Jammu and Kashmir

Bashir Ahmad Runyal, a former IAS officer who was Ramban district president and state secretary of the PDP, had joined the party prior to the 2014 assembly polls after his retirement and had unsuccessfully contested the elections from Banihal constituency.

Senior PDP leaders join National Conference

Both Bukhari and Hussain were expelled by the PDP on Tuesday on the recommendation of a disciplinary committee headed by party vice-president Abdul Rehman Veeri.

Governor taking decison against J&K’s interest, says Mehbooba Mufti

“In recent months, since Governor’s rule was imposed in the state, several decisions have been taken and orders have been passed that are against the interest of the state,” the PDP chief said.

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Former JK Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu quits PDP

Drabu has been upset with the party leadership Drabu ever since he was shown the door by then CM Mufti and removed from the Finance ministry in a cabinet reshuffle in May this year. 

PDP-NC-Congress alliance aimed to keep third front out: Sajad Lone

Reiterating that his party’s efforts are a movement for change, Lone said that there is a “beeline from all sides” to join him. He also said that if aligning with the BJP is a sin, “then it was first committed by Omar Abdullah.

J&K Assembly dissolution | Haven’t thought of moving court: PDP

Regarding the dissolution of the Assembly and the formation of an alliance by rivals PDP, NC and Congress, the parties said they had come together to safeguard the special position of Jammu and Kashmir and called for early polls.

Oppn, BJP engage in slugfest over J&K assembly dissolution; Abdullah rules out pact with PDP

Clearing the air, Abdullah in a press conference today said that the NC-PDP-Congress alliance would not be fighting the polls together and the arrangement was only to protect the state from the current mess.

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Kashmiris brave cold weather to cast vote in phase 3 of polling in J-K

The phase three polling began in Jammu and Kashmir amid high security. Polling is taking place in the Valley in the backdrop of recent militant attacks.

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‘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.

Why isn’t BJP-PDP forming govt. in J&K: Omar

Srinagar (J&K), Feb 25 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah questioned the delay by the BJP-PDP alliance in forming the government in the state, in spite of having good numbers in the assembly. Talking about the present Governor Rule in the state, Abdullah said the rule is imposed when there is no numbers, which is also called the Breakdown of Constitutional Order, where there is no possibility of the formation of a government.

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BJP trying to form govt. in J&K: Ravinder Raina

Jammu, Feb 16 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravinder Raina on Tuesday asserted that the party is trying to re-establish government in Jammu and Kashmir, adding that BJP-PDP coalition had never broken following the demise of former chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. Raina further stated that the saffron party is committed to work towards bringing peace in the Valley. Jammu and Kashmir has been put under Governor's rule since January 8.

BJP to hold discussion with PDP on Govt formation: Nirmal Singh

Jammu, Jan 13 (ANI): Following the demise of chief minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Wednesday said the BJP will first hold talks with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before any final decision are made regarding the formation of the state government. Singh further emphasised that PDP would soon take a call on the matter and expressed faith that the outcome would be positive.

Sonia Gandhi meets Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar, Jan 10 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi, J&K former chief minister and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday met People’s Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti at her residence to express condolence on the demise of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.Azad stated that Sonia Gandhi had come to offer prayer and condolences to the family and party of late Chief Minister Mufti. He added that Sonia Gandhi visited Mehbooba Mufti for the long association former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed shared with the Congress Party.

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Gadkari meets Mehbooba, offers condolence

Srinagar, Jan 10 (ANI): Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday met People’s Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti at her residence.The minister said he had come on behalf of the Indian Government and his party to offer condolences on the demise of Chief Minister (CM) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. He further said that he had met the late CM around a month ago and had a conversation on industrial development of Jammu and Kashmir.

BJP, PDP to decide JandK 's next CM

Srinagar, Jan 09 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Madhav said Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was a visionary man and his death was a huge loss for the country. He extended his condolences to his daughter Mehbooba Mufti and said discussions were going on for the selection of the next Chief Minister. He added that the BJP and the PDP is going to further discuss the situation and then come to a conclusion.

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