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Heat, power cuts and politics in Jammu (Letter from Jammu)


June 6th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 6 (IANS) A severe heat wave coupled with unbridled power cuts has raised tempers in the Jammu region and led to resentment against the Omar Abdullah government's ... Read more...

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Omar thirsty for power, says Mehbooba


March 27th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 27 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday launched a spirited attack on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, calling him a man who has ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Kashmir assembly over cricket scam


March 13th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 13 (IANS) Pandemonium prevailed in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly here Tuesday after ruling National Conference (NC) members objected to the name of their party chief, union minister ... Read more...

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PDP demands CBI probe into Kashmir’s cricket scam


March 12th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CB) probe into the multi-crore-rupee scam in the Jammu and ... Read more...

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Kashmir cricket body lodges report with police


March 10th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 10 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) has filed a police complaint seeking a probe into the alleged bungling of its funds, amounting to several ... Read more...

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‘Corruption is policy of Omar government’


February 24th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 24 (IANS) "Corruption is a policy of the Omar Abdullah government," main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti declared after leading a walkout ... Read more...

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Transcript shows Mehbooba Mufti did praise Modi


January 1st, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) In what could be a major embarrassment for Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti, an official transcript shows that she ... Read more...

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PDP government delivered better with only 16 legislators: Mehbooba


December 13th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday asserted that her party government, in coalition with Congress, had delivered much better in all ... Read more...

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Omar backtracks from amending state penal law


November 29th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday backtracked on his stand of amending the state's Ranbir Penal Code to give protective cover to the army ... Read more...

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Can Abdullah emerge unscathed from AFSPA logjam?


November 16th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 16 (IANS) Is it the end of the road for Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's proposal to partially revoke the Armed Forces Special Powers Act ... Read more...

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Centre silent on misdeeds of Omar government: PDP


November 15th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 15 (IANS) The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday hit out at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah charging him with spending all his time in ... Read more...

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Mehbooba re-elected PDP president


October 31st, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 31 (IANS) Mehbooba Mufti was Monday re-elected president of Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for three more years.After her re-election, Mehbooba, addressing party workers here, said: ... Read more...

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Omar government telling lies, claims Mehbooba


October 29th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party Saturday accused the Omar Abdullah government of lying about collection of water tax revenue from the National Hydroelectric Projects ... Read more...

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Mehbooba Mufti set to be re-elected PDP chief


October 25th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti is all set to get re-elected in the poll scheduled for Oct 31, a ... Read more...

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PDP marches to highlight corruption in Kashmir


October 24th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP), led by its chief Mehbooba Mufti, Monday marched through the city to highlight corruption in the state.Dozens ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth feel cheated: PDP


October 18th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has "cheated" the youth of the state by not fulfilling the promises made to them, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ... Read more...

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Omar spent three years saving chair: Mehbooba


October 17th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 17 (IANS) In one of the most scathing attacks on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party Monday charged him with spending ... Read more...

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Yousuf’s death has exposed rampant corruption in Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti (Interview)


October 9th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti says the custodial death of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference worker Sayeed Muhammed Yousuf has "exposed the ... Read more...

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Hazare turning blind eye to corruption in Kashmir: Mehbooba


October 7th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Accusing anti-corruption campaigners like Anna Hazare and political leaders of turning a "blind eye to the rampant corruption and shocking political crimes in Kashmir", ... Read more...

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PDP stages protest march in Srinagar, demands Omar quit


October 5th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 5 (IANS) The custodial death of a member of the ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir snowballed Wednesday with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) staging a ... Read more...

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PDP to vote for Afzal Guru clemency resolution


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's People's Democratic Party (PDP) Friday decided to vote for the resolution seeking clemency for Dec 13, 2001, parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, which ... Read more...

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I correctly quoted Mehbooba on Modi: Sushma Swaraj


September 20th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj tweeted Tuesday that she has "correctly quoted" People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti as praising Gujarat ... Read more...

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Sushma comment sparks slugfest between Mehbooba, Omar


September 20th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) It's an unseemly war of words caught in a tangle of denials and accusations. And at the centre are Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar ... Read more...

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Omar says he has apprehensions over Guru’s execution


August 18th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said that he has "apprehensions" if Dec 13, 2001, parliament attack convict Afzal Guru is hanged and ... Read more...

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Mehbooba Mufti, Geelani under house arrest in Srinagar


July 31st, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) People's Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti and hardline Hrriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani were placed under house arrest by authorities here to prevent them visiting north ... Read more...

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Kashmir anti-graft panel may be formed Saturday


July 29th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is likely to hold a meeting Saturday to select the members of the State Accountability Commission (SAC), an anti-graft ... Read more...

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Sri Sri on panel to decide Amarnath pilgrimage duration


July 23rd, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board has constituted a panel, headed by spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shanker, to suggest the duration of the annual Amarnath ... Read more...

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Panthers Party moves apex court against Kashmiri militants’ return


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Monday hear a petition by the Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party seeking to restrain the state and central government ... Read more...

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National Conference is party of the past, says PDP


May 24th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 24 (IANS) In a scathing attack on the ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir, the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party Tuesday said that time has come to ... Read more...

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PDP hits out at Omar Abdullah over cross-voting


April 16th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Saturday hit out at Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, and said he owes an explanation to the people ... Read more...

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PDP holds demonstrations across Jammu region


April 9th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 9 (IANS) The People's Democratic Party Saturday confined to the Jammu region its demonstrations to press for an early resolution of the Kashmir issue, and put off its ... Read more...

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PDP hails Pakistani PM’s acceptance of Mohali invite


March 27th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday hailed the decision of Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to accept the invitation of Prime ... Read more...

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PDP welcomes PM’s Mohali invite to Pakistani leadership


March 26th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 26 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti Saturday hailed as a "welcome step" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's invite to Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and ... Read more...

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Regional discrimination issues dominate Kashmir assembly


March 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 26 (IANS) The issues of regional discrimination once again rocked the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Saturday -- this time with opposition members from the Kashmir Valley alleging diversion ... Read more...

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Kashmir solution will usher in peace, development: PDP


March 13th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party Sunday asked the central government to "resolve Kashmir issue at the earliest", saying that failing to do so ... Read more...

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