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Tag: Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti As CM Spent Rs 28L In A Day, Rs 82L In 6 Months For Refurbishment Of Residence: RTI
Mehbooba Mufti As CM Spent Rs 28L In A Day, Rs 82L In 6 Months For Refurbishment Of Residence: RTI

Jammu: Mehbooba Mufti spent nearly Rs 82 lakh in six months from January to June 2018 on the refurbishment of her official residence in Srinagar’s Gupkar Road, when she was the Chief Minister of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir. The expenditure was all paid by the Government of India, reveals an RTI response. […]

PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti Released From Detention After Over A Year
PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti Released From Detention After Over A Year

New Delhi/Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday revoked Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Muftis Public Safety Act (PSA) under which she was detained in Kashmir for over last one year. The Home Department of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Secretariat in its letter, accessed exclusively by IANS, said that it had revoked […]

SC Allows Mehbooba Mufti's Daughter To Meet Her

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed Iltija Javed, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, to meet her mother. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi allowed Iltijia Javed to visit Srinagar, provided she first takes permission from the concerned district authorities. The court said […]

Centre readies list of J&K leaders to be released

New Delhi: The government is in the process of preparing a list of Jammu and Kashmir politicians to be released as they are under “preventive detention” in the erstwhile state since abrogation of Article 370, said sources. The move will be implemented in a phased manner and around 200 politicians as well as activists are […]

Mehbooba, Omar among several J-K politicians arrested: Officials

Jammu: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah, who were under house arrest since Sunday night, have been arrested, officials said Monday. Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference leaders Sajjad Lone and Imran Ansari have also been arrested, they said. Some more arrests have been made, the officials said, without sharing details. […]

Op-Ed: A Bold Step

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Modi government’s decision to scrap article 370 conferring special status on Jammu and Kashmir and to split the state into union territories, one with a legislature and another without one, has evoked a flood of contrasting reactions across the country. The J&K itself seems to be in a ferment with the […]

Kashmir Turmoil: Omar, Mehbooba Under House Arrest In Srinagar

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti will not be allowed to move out of their houses as strict restrictions are imposed in the Kashmir Valley from early Monday morning, police sources said. National Conference leader Abdullah had earlier on Sunday night expressed apprehension that he was going to be […]

Tell Party Workers To Maintain Calm, Don't Believe Rumours: J&K Guv To Leaders

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has asked political leaders in the state to tell their supporters to maintain calm and not to believe “exaggerated rumours” being circulated in the valley. The Governor said this to a delegation of political leaders of various parties led by PDP president Mehbooba Mufti, an official spokesman […]

Ready to go to jail for protecting Article 35A: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Former Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief, Mehbooba Mufti, on Sunday said she is ready to go to jail for protecting Article 35A which talks about Jammu and Kashmir’s special status. Addressing party workers on PDP’s foundation day, Mufti said: “Anybody trying to fiddle with Article 35A would be playing with dynamite. […]

Want Assembly polls as early as possible: J&K Governor

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday said that his administration wants elections to the state Assembly to be held as early as possible. “We want President’s rule to end as soon as possible. The final call on holding Assembly elections in the state will be taken by the Election Commission”, he told […]

Amid stray clashes, only 10% vote in Anantnag

Srinagar: Voting in the second phase of the troubled Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency in Jammu and Kashmir ended on Monday marred by street protests but with only 10 per cent of the electorate coming out to vote. Two youths sustained pellet injuries in clashes with the security forces in Kulgam district. Both were shifted to […]

Multi-layered security for phase II polls in Anantnag

Srinagar: Heavy deployments of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and police were on Sunday made to ensure peaceful and fair poll process for the second phase of polls in Anantnag Lok Sabha seat of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Voting in Kulgam district of the constituency is spread over four Assembly segments of Noorabad, Kulgam, […]

Ex-CM of J&K Mehbooba Mufti demands Kartarpur-type corridor to Sharda Peeth

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, demanding a Kartarpur-type corridor to Sharda Peeth in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supremo said in her letter that the opening of the Kartarpur corridor was a welcome step as it would open avenues for people-to-people […]

Surprised Mehbooba Mufti resigns

Srinagar: After the BJP pulled out of the coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, a surprised Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday submitted her resignation to Governor N.N. Vohra. Immediately after she learnt about the Bharatiya Janata Party’s decision, Mehbooba Mufti rushed to Raj Bhawan. Later she called an emergency meeting of the Peoples Democratic […]

Kathua rape and murder: Two BJP cabinet ministers quit

Jammu: Two BJP ministers who had attended a rally in support of the accused in Kathua rape and murder case on Friday resigned from the Jammu and Kashmir cabinet led by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. Sources in the know of the development said that after the Chief Minister demanded their resignation, Ministers Choudhary Lal Singh […]

AIIMS student missing: J&K CM seeks Naveen’s help

Srinagar: Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday requested Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to take swift action and investigate the missing of Bhubaneswar AIIMS student Suhail Aijaz, a native of Kupwara. “Concerning reports coming in about a Kashmiri student, Suhail Aijaz of Kupwara being kidnapped in Odisha, I request the authorities […]

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Irregularities in recruitment for govt jobs: NC alleges nepotism

Srinagar: Alleging nepotism in recruitment to various government posts, opposition National Conference (NC) today demanded a judicial probe in to the matter including into the role of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti even as the ruling PDP sought to dismiss the charges as “political gimmickry”. For the last few days, certain issues have come to the […]

No compromise with J&K's special status: Mehbooba Mufti

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said there will no compromise with the special status of the state. Mufti, who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament House, was speaking to reporters amid the raging debate over revocation of Article 370 and Article 35A that accords Special Status to Jammu […]

Rajnath speaks to J&K guv, CM on Amarnath bus accident

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today spoke to Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and took stock of the situation following the death of 16 Amarnath pilgrims in a bus accident, officials said. During the telephonic conversation, the chief minister apprised the home minister on the accident […]

Rajiv Mehrishi in a meeting with Meehoba Mufti
Union home secy discusses security situation with J-K CM

Srinagar: Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi today met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti here and discussed the security situation in the state. Mehrishi, who arrived here this morning a day after a young Kashmiri Army officer was abducted and shot dead by militants in Shopian district, is also scheduled to call on Governor […]

BJP denies rift in J&K alliance; Azad slams it

New Delhi: The BJP on Monday denied any rift in the BJP-PDP alliance government in Jammu and Kashmir and assured the Mehbooba Mufti-led government of its continued support. “There is no rift in the BJP-PDP alliance,” BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav told the media here after Peoples Democratic Party supremo and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti […]

PDP hints at Kashmir government, BJP to react Thursday

The PDP on Wednesday gave enough hints that it was ready to form a coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, while the BJP, the PDP's likely ally, said it will react formally on Thursday