Peoples Democratic Party
India  /  Published 05.05.20

Mehbooba Mufti's detention under PSA extended

The Public Safety Act (PSA) against former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti was extended by three months on Tuesday, officials said.In a brief order, district magistrate of Srinagar han...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 16.10.18

At 4.85%, worst turnout ever in Valley polls

The pro-azadi camp claimed victory on Tuesday as the municipal polls in Kashmir clocked the lowest-ever turnout for any election in the Valley.If election turnout is a yardstick, then the response to ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 30.09.19

Rivals sniff BJP Kashmir plot

The Opposition parties in Jammu & Kashmir smell a BJP plot to grab control of panchayat institutions in the government’s decision to hold panchayat polls at a time when the state is in lockdown ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 16.11.18

Hint of shift from J&K poll boycott strategy

The Valley’s pro-India parties seem to have decided to abandon their boycott politics.The National Conference on Friday formally announced its readiness to participate in future elections, saying th...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 28.10.18

CID officer, PDP man shot

Militants killed a sub-inspector working with the police’s counter-insurgency intelligence wing and a People’s Democratic Party worker on Sunday, capping another deadly week in Kashmir that witnes...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar


India  /  Published 13.10.18

Uri bucks lows turnout trend

Uri town has bucked the trend of abysmal poll percentage in the municipal elections in the Valley, clocking a robust turnout of 75 per cent and unravelling a divide that “Kashmiri nationalism” is ...
By Mazaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 31.07.19

ED quizzes Farooq Abdullah in alleged cricket scam

The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday quizzed former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah for five hours in a case of alleged financial irregularities in the state’s cricket body he o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Mehbooba concedes defeat from Anantnag

PDP president Mehbooba Mufti conceded defeat on Thursday in the election to the Anantnag Lok Sabha seat after trailing in the third place, behind the National Conference's (NC) Hasnain Masoodi, who ha...

India  /  Published 03.05.19

Omar rues Congress J&K ‘walkover’

Former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday castigated his friend Rahul Gandhi’s party, alleging the Congress leadership had ignored Jammu and Kashmir and given the BJP a “walkover” in the p...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 11.02.20

Muscle power in Kashmir

Separating the surreal from the real is getting increasingly difficult in Kashmir. The former state, which was turned into a Union territory with a single stroke of a unilateral brush, remains under s...
By The Editorial Board


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