Mufti breaks silence on Govt formation

‘PDP in talks with BJP, but won’t sell mandate for sake of power * Common Minimum Programme to form basis for alliance’


Jammu, Jan 24: Breaking his silence on government formation, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Saturday admitted that his party was moving ahead with Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir but made it clear that he would “not sell the people More

Mehbooba Mufti re-elected PDP president

Says firm on protecting Article 370


Jammu, Jan 24: Member Parliament Mehbooba Mufti was on Saturday re-elected unopposed as president of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for next three years. She was re-elected by the party’s Electoral College that met here.The name of incumbent president was proposed by party MPs Tariq Hameed Karra More

Dr Haseeb Drabu meets Governor


Jammu, Jan 24: Senior PDP leader Dr. Haseeb Drabu called on Governor NN Vohra last evening.Spokesman of the Raj Bhavan disclosed that during his 45 minutes meeting with the Governor, Dr. Drabu informed the former about the broad pattern of the PDP-BJP parleys so far held, the understandings arrived More

PDP-BJP alliance to end inter-regional trust deficit: Baig


Jammu, Jan 24: Senior leader of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Member Parliament, Muzaffar Baig on Saturday said the party’s alliance with BJP is “desirable to remove trust deficit between people of Kashmir and Jammu and facilitate their emotional accession.”“The alliance between PDP and BJP More

World Bank team to visit JK from February 1

To explore possibilities of intervention in infrastructure development


Srinagar, Jan 24: After getting go-ahead from Government of India (GoI), a team from World Bank (WB) will visit Jammu and Kashmir in first week of February to explore possibilities of their intervention in reconstruction of infrastructure damaged in the State during last year’s flood.The team More

GoI to take call on Rs 2900 cr relief proposal in next few days



Srinagar, Jan 24: The Government of India (GoI) will soon take a final call on Rs 2900 crore sought by Jammu and Kashmir government for relief and rehabilitation of last year’s flood-hit families, the Union Home Ministry has conveyed to Governor NN Vohra. Besides, the Ministry has asked the JK government More

Centre wakes up to imminent eco-disaster in Kargil

Constitutes committee of experts to assess Phutkal river blockade


Srinagar, Jan 24: In the wake of imminent eco-disaster in Zanskar Valley of Kargil due to blockade of Phutkal river, the Government of India has constituted a committee of experts to assess the situation and formulate strategy to prevent damage to life and property in the mountainous region.Phutkal More

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Special counter for assistance of Hajj aspirants at PO

Srinagar, Jan 24: Passport Office Srinagar has decided to open a special counter for assistance of Hajj aspirants. Regional Passport Officer Srinagar, Firdous Iqbal said the Hajj aspirants whose valid More

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NIA gives clean chit to Liaquat Shah


New Delhi, Jan 24:  In an embarrassment to Delhi Police, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has given a clean chit to Liaquat Shah who had been arrested by it and labelled as a militant two years More

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PDP says talking to BJP, lists conditions for govt-formation

Lastupdate at : Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:15:58 IST

Jammu, Jan 24: PDP on Saturday confirmed that it is holding "track-II" dialogue with BJP for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir as it listed out a number of conditions with an assertion that there More

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Whose fault is this?

Without any iota of doubt it's the legacy of the National Conference – Congress alliance government



Questions are bound to be asked, and those should be asked. There is no escape from that. Today  Jammu and Kashmir is facing the severest of the financial crises that it had not seen for decades together More

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A Great Leap Forward

President Obama’s Second Visit to India is a Significant Event in Indo-US Strategic Relationship



President Obama has become the first US President to grace the occasion of India’s Republic Day as the Chief Guest and also to visit India twice while in office. Strategic affairs pundits remarked President More

  • Business

As Euro sneezes Kashmir export sector gets cold


Srinagar, Jan 24: At a time when Kashmir business community is grappling with September floods, the fall in value of Euro (currency of European countries) against Indian rupee has brought about tremendous More

  • Sports

Eidgah Futsal tournament concludes

Shah gives away prizes

Srinagar, Jan 24: The Eidgah Futsal football tournament organized by the local players of the Old City’s Eidgah area concluded at Eidgah playfield here on Saturday.The first type of its event held in the More

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Have to compromise on dynastic rule ‘slogan’: Dr Nirmal Singh; ‘Why didn’t Omar mention AFSPA revocation in CMP with Cong?’


Srinagar, Jan 24:  Hinting that they are inching closer to a pact with PDP over government formation and the formal announcement is expected anytime, BJP Saturday said the party’s tirade against dynastic More

  • Srinagar City

Kashmir Inc condemns flood spill channel land-filling

KCCI fears another disaster, appeals admin to wake up



Srinagar, Jan 24: The apex body of trade and commerce in the Valley, the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry Saturday took serious note of land-filling of the Ram Bagh flood spill channel as allowed More

  • Jammu

Cat is out of bag: Sagar

‘PDP, BJP exhibiting worst kind of political opportunism’

Jammu, Jan 24: Reacting to PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed’s statement that the party was in informal negotiations with BJP and depending upon the areas of convergence a coalition would be formed on the More

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