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Muscular security policy will not work in Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti says after her resignation.

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PDP chief and Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti today raised the issue of Article 370 and unilateral ceasefire, saying the muscular security policy will not work in the state and reconciliation is the key. “I am not shocked as this alliance was never for power. PDP never believes ...

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Jammu and Kashmir all set to come under Governor rule for 8th time in four decades.

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Jammu and Kashmir has come under Governor’s rule on seven occasions before in the last four decades and an eighth spell looks imminent with the collapse of the PDP-BJP alliance today. Also, if such a scenario emerges with prospects of a new government unlikely it will be for the fourth ...

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Mehbooba Mufti not ‘shocked’ by BJP exit, says alliance wasn’t for power.

PDP President Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said she was not shocked by the exit of her alliance partner BJP in Jammu and Kashmir government. She said that the motive of PDP to form the government with the BJP was to preserve the special status of the state and build an ...

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Massive search operation underway in Tral, three militants likely trapped.

Government forces on Tuesday launched a massive cordon-and-search-operation in Hayena hamlet of Tral township in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. An official said that a joint team of Jammu & Kashmir police, army’s 42 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and 180 BN Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched the operation following specific inputs ...

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Congress rules out support to PDP in Jammu and Kashmir, says BJP ruined Kashmir.

Congress party on Tuesday ruled out any support to PDP following the pulling out of BJP from the coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir.Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said there was no question of tie-up with the PDP, India Today reported. Whatever has happened is good. People of J&K will ...

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All Kheer Bhawani pilgrims safe, reports of stone-pelting baseless: Police.

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday termed as “baseless and malafide” the reports claiming that buses carrying Kheer Bhawani mela pilgrims were pelted with stones. “Rumors have been spread by a section of media particularly in Jammu regarding stone throwing on some Kheerbawani mela buses which is totally baseless and ...

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JRL calls shutdown on Thursday against Shujaat Bukhari killing, civilian deaths.

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has called for a complete strike on Thursday in Kashmir against killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari and the continuous civilian deaths in the valley. In a statement, JRL said the civilian killings in the valley have witnessed a sudden spike since Eid as three young ...

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Governor’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu and Kashmir has come under Governor’s rule on seven occasions before in the last four decades and an eighth spell looks imminent with the collapse of the PDP-BJP alliance today. Also, if such a scenario emerges with prospects of a new government unlikely it will be for the fourth ...

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And so it has come to pass: Omar Abdullah on BJP-PDP split

Using an idiom over the splitting of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alliance in Jammu and Kashmir, former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said that the event (split) finally happened. “And so it has come to pass……..,” Omar wrote on Twitter soon after the BJP ...

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PDP-BJP coalition was an ‘unholy’ alliance: Jammu and Kashmir Congress.

Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee today said the PDP-BJP coalition was destined to break as it was an “unholy” alliance. “This was an unholy alliance and it was expected to break from day one. They had betrayed the people of the state and supporters of the respective parties. They ...

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