Peoples Democratic Party
India  /  Published 23.03.19

Anantnag test for Mehbooba

People’s Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti will contest the general election from the volatile Anantnag parliamentary seat, a decision many view as a desperate attempt to revive her party’...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 18.03.19

Mehbooba runs into ridicule

Former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has called her party workers “the real Mujahid”, drawing ridicule in Kashmir where the term is used reverentially for militants.“You perhaps don’t understa...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 16.03.19

Woman cop killed in Valley

Suspected militants on Saturday shot dead a woman special police officer in a rare attack on a female cop in Kashmir, triggering widespread condemnation.The police said SPO Khushboo Jan was shot at fr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

India  /  Published 07.03.19

Valley mainstream feels betrayed

The Valley’s chief mainstream parties — the National Conference (NC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) — are sensing a gradual but deliberate gear shift by the Centre to outflank them.Th...
By Sankarshan Thakur in Srinagar

India  /  Published 28.01.20

Flag blow to Mehbooba in party

Jailed former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s own flock is deserting her Peoples Democratic Party to hold the Tricolour aloft in their hands, brushing aside her prophecy that no one would do so in t...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


India  /  Published 05.03.19

Valley parties for early polls

Kashmir’s mainstream political parties on Monday asked the Election Commission to hold simultaneous parliamentary and Assembly polls in the state, or at least early Assembly polls, complaining that ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 01.03.19

NC, PDP consider moving court against Centre

The National Conference (NC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Friday that they were mulling moving court against the Centre's decision to extend the 77th and 103rd Amendments of the Indi...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 01.11.19

Swearing-in axe on PDP MP

The Peoples Democratic Party has expelled its Rajya Sabha MP Nazir Ahmad Laway for attending the swearing-in ceremony of Jammu and Kashmir’s first lieutenant-governor on Thursday, making him the fir...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 22.11.18

BJP's Ram Madhav gulps Pakistan crow

The tactic of giving a critic a bad name and hanging him or her backfired badly on a card-carrying member of the nationalism club on Thursday.Ram Madhav, the BJP’s point man in Jammu and Kashmir, wa...
By Muzaffar Raina and Anita Joshua in Srinagar/NewDelhi

India  /  Published 26.04.19

Anantnag: Burhan Wani shadow on Mehbooba seat

The Anantnag parliamentary seat in the Valley recorded its lowest turnout in decades on Tuesday but the reason may have its roots in a brief gunfight three years ago.That July 8, 2016, encounter in Ba...
By Muzaffar Raina in Bamdoora (Anantnag)


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