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Stalemate?

JK awaits new Govt as workable combination eludes political parties

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Dec 27: The diametrically opposed political ideology of political parties coupled with fractured and "confusing" mandate the election delivered is posing a serious challenge for government formation in J&K as the stalemate continued for 5th straight day on Saturday with no breakthrough More


We don’t want to sit in opposition: BJP

‘Won’t allow grand alliance of PDP, NC, Congress’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Dec 27: Asserting that it was keen to form government in JK, the BJP Saturday said the party doesn’t want to sit in opposition and hectic parleys are on with various stakeholders.The party said that all its 25 legislators have submitted a detailed proposal on formation of government More


PDP sets tough conditions for BJP

‘Stand on Article 370 non-negotiable; committed to revocation of AFSPA’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Srinagar, Dec 27: PDP today set tough conditions for BJP which is wooing it for the formation of the new government in Jammu and Kashmir, declaring that its stand against revocation of Art 370 was "non-negotiable".Indicating that PDP, with the highest tally of 28 followed by BJP with 25, may find More


Omar Abdullah leaves for London

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 27: As the stalemate on government formation continues in Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference working president and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday left for London to be with his parents amid suspense whether his party would side with BJP or not.Omar had been vocal after More


BJP must be kept at bay: Tarigami

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 27: CPI (M) State Secretary, M Y Tarigami, Saturday said BJP should not form government in the State and that all the independent candidates and Congress must unite at this crucial juncture to keep the saffron party at bay.Addressing a press conference here, Tarigami, who won from More


Amid confusion, ECI says MCC no more applicable in JK

12th Assembly to be constituted on Dec 30: Law Secretary

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 27: As Jammu and Kashmir government is awaiting the Election Commission of India’s directions over lifting of Model Code of Conduct, the poll body Saturday said the MCC is no more applicable to the State.“MCC ended the day (when) all results were announced and is no more (applicable More


Dal Lake, other water bodies freeze

Minus 5.6 degrees in Srinagar

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Srinagar, Dec 27: Famous Dal Lake and other water bodies froze partially as Srinagar city, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, witnessed the coldest night of this winter with mercury plunging to minus 5.6 degrees Celsius.Dal Lake located in the heart of the city was partially frozen early More





  • Briefs

Lok Adalat held in Ganderbal

SHEIKH NAZIR

Ganderbal, Dec.27: A Lok Adalat on the guidelines of the State Legal Service Authority was held at Court Complex here on Saturday.  On the occasion 30 cases including 20 pre-litigation, six civil More




  • National

Army chief for relentless operations against terror in Assam

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Guwahati/New Delhi, Dec 27: Army Chief General Dalbir Singh today reviewed the security situation in Assam after NDFB (S) militants killed over 70 people this week and directed his troops to carry out More




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LATEST NEWS

Govt formation: PDP starts consultations with its MLAs

Lastupdate at : Sun, 28 Dec 2014 23:18:41 IST

Srinagar, Dec 28: Weighing its options carefully, PDP, the single largest party in the hung Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, on Sunday began consultations with its newly elected MLAs in a bid to find a consensus More







  • Opinion

Demythifying ‘Kashmir’s Communal Vote’

There was not even one single party that was trying to ‘polarize’ the Muslim votes to get them for itself

Statecraft

HAPPYMON JACOB

Did the Kashmiri Muslims cast their votes on the basis of communal affiliations in the recently concluded elections to the J&K Assembly? Let me explain the context of this rather provocative question More



  • Oped

A Repetition of History!

8th century AD, 1953, or 2014, the story is the same. Only the characters have changed!

KASHMIR FIRST

M ASHRAF

Kashmir is the only place in the sub-continent which has the earliest written history from the ancient times till twelfth century A.D. Kalhana’s Rajtarangani has a written record of Kashmir’s history from More



  • Business

Oil impact: Passenger fare cut on cards in Kashmir

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 27: As the diesel prices have nosedived in last three months,  authorities in a bid to provide respite to commuters are mulling to reduce the passenger fares.Talking to Greater Kashmir More



  • Sports

Sprint King Akber Khan bags gold

19th Senior National Cycling C’ship

ABID KHAN

Srinagar, Dec 27: Jammu & Kashmir cycling sensation, Muhammad Akber Khan, has bagged a gold medal for the state, becoming only the second cyclist to do so for the state in the National Cycling arena More



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  • Kashmir

'2014 saw decline in casualties of security men in JK'

SHEIKH SUHAIL\PTI

Srinagar, Dec 27: 2014 was perceived to be "challenging" for  the security grid in Jammu and Kashmir in view of the US announcement of troop pull-out from Afghanistan and two elections in the state More



  • Srinagar City

Victim’s family demands death sentence for culprits

ACID ATTACK FOLLOW UP

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Dec 27: Two days after police cracked the case of acid attack on a 21-year-old law student by arresting youth accused of the crime, her family Saturday “demanded death sentence for the culprits More




  • Jammu

Consultation on State Child Policy in JK held

State to have Disaster Contingency Plan for children

Jammu, Dec 27: A State Level Consultation workshop was organized by Social Welfare Department in collaboration with Save the Children to finalize the State Child Policy, which provides comprehensive insights More



  • South Asia

‘Angry’ Bilawal refuses to return on Benazir death anniversary

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lahore, Dec 27: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari stayed away from Pakistan as his mother and former premier Benazir's death anniversary was observed today across the country, giving credence to reports More



  • Cricket




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