Mehbooba Mufti
India  /  Published 23.05.19

Mehbooba Mufti trails at third position in Anantnag by 9725 votes

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti was trailing by lose to 10,000 votes in her family stronghold Anantnag.The seat voted in three phases – April 23, 29 and May 6. This was a first in India’s electoral histo...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 15.11.19

New ‘jail’ near home for Mehbooba

Mehbooba Mufti has got a new “jail”, close to her home where she had lived for years and her late father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed had started his public outreach as Jammu and Kashmir’s first non-Ab...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 22.11.18

J&K governor’s defence of one-way fax: Holiday

Governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday blamed a state holiday for not receiving Mehbooba Mufti’s fax staking claim to form the government, but to many sceptics the explanation seemed like a case of th...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 06.02.20

PSA on Omar and Mehbooba

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah were on Thursday booked under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA), officials said. Both leaders have been in detention since...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

India  /  Published 10.03.19

‘Capitulation’ cry in Kashmir

The Election Commission’s decision not to hold Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir along with the Lok Sabha polls triggered dismay in the state, with former chief minister Omar Abdullah describi...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


India  /  Published 25.02.19

Kashmir leaders send Arunachal alert

The uncertainty shrouding Article 35-A has blurred the lines between pro-India voices and separatists in Kashmir with some leaders raising the spectre of a situation uglier than that in Arunachal Prad...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 23.02.19

Kashmir is the greatest test for Modi’s realism

The two most sensible comments amidst the hysteria that succeeded the Pulwama massacre were both by former Kashmir chief ministers. Omar Abdullah’s anguished plea that “Kashmir isn’t just a piec...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

India  /  Published 22.02.19

SC order on action against assault on Kashmiris

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the chief secretaries and DGPs of 11 states to take 'prompt' action to prevent incidents of 'threat, assault and social boycott' of Kashmiris, including students, ...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 25.03.20

Cruel to continue detention of J&K politicians: Omar

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said he hoped the government would release politicians detained in Jammu and Kashmir, including PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, as it was cruel to conti...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 23.12.18

Mehbooba’s party hit by desertions

Mehbooba Mufti first lost her chief minister’s chair, now she is struggling to keep her flock together.Senior leaders are deserting her People’s Democratic Party in quick succession, considerably ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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