Peoples Democratic Party
29 Mar 2021
Mehbooba Mufti denied passport over 'national security' concerns
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said that she was denied a passport and termed a "threat to the nation" on the basis of a report by the Jammu and Kashmir Police's Criminal Investigative Department (CID).
23 Dec 2020
J&K DDC elections: Gupkar Alliance wins big; BJP gains
Although the final results of the District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir have not been declared yet, the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) has won big.
14 Dec 2019
Farooq Abdullah's detention in J&K extended by 3 months
National Conference Chairperson Farooq Abdullah's detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA) has been extended by three months.
15 Oct 2019
Farooq Abdullah's sister, daughter detained during Srinagar protests
On Tuesday, the police detained several women activists in Srinagar for protesting against the Centre's move to repeal Jammu and Kashmir's special status.
06 Oct 2019
J&K authorities allow PDP delegation to meet Mehbooba Mufti
Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday allowed a 10-member delegation of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to meet party chief and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who has been under detention for the past two months.
05 Aug 2019
Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370
In yet another blow to the Indian National Congress, party whip in the Rajya Sabha, Bhubaneswar Kalita, resigned on Monday.
28 Feb 2019
Hard disks, undisclosed expenditure found in terror funding raids
On Wednesday, income tax officials carried out raids on seven places spread across Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir, belonging to the "head of a prominent organization and his associates" who have allegedly been conducting "anti-national" activities.
30 Dec 2018
#ThatWas2018: RaGa's hug to Biplab Deb's logic, looking at political-controversies
2018 wasn't devoid of political action. As it nears an end, dynamics in Indian politics have changed.
19 Dec 2018
President's rule to be imposed in J&K from midnight
Jammu & Kashmir will be placed under President's rule from 20 December, for the first time in 22 years.
30 Nov 2018
PDP, People's Conference spar over Center's decision to extend rail-link
Mainstream politicians in Kashmir have welcomed the Center's decision to extend the Banihal-Baramulla railway link in the valley to the frontier district of Kupwara, but the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the People's Conference jostled on the social media seeking credit for the decision.
21 Nov 2018
J&K: Mehbooba, Lone stake claim to form government; Assembly dissolved
The J&K State Assembly has been dissolved by Governor Satya Pal Malik as Peoples Democratic Party chief, Mehbooba Mufti, and People's Conference leader, Sajad Lone, staked claim to form the government.
13 Oct 2018
Polling underway for third phase of municipal polls in J&K
Polling began today for the third and penultimate phase of municipal elections in Jammu and Kashmir to seal the fate of 365 candidates in the fray across the state.
07 Oct 2018
J&K: Violence incidents down, security-forces prepared for polls, says Rajnath
Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today incidents of violence in Jammu and Kashmir have gone down and asserted that security forces were fully prepared to get the urban local body (ULB) polls conducted in the state.
08 Jul 2018
At least 21 PDP legislators pledged support to Mufti: Party-sources
At least 21 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legislators met party chief Mehbooba Mufti since yesterday and pledged their support to her.
21 Jun 2018
Alliance with PDP was compulsion, says BJP's Ram Madhav
After Bharatiya Janata Party dumped Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir, the saffron party's leader Ram Madhav said forging the alliance earlier was a compulsion as otherwise people would have been disappointed.
19 Jun 2018
BJP quits PDP alliance in J&K, CM Mehbooba Mufti resigns
In a major development, the BJP has pulled out of its alliance with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).
23 May 2018
5 times when CMs and deputy CMs were from rival-parties
Following an unprecedented turn of events in Karnataka election results, Chief Minister and deputy Chief Minister of different parties came together to form the government.
14 Apr 2018
Mehbooba Mufti wants fast-track court to hear Kathua rape case
J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti has requested the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court to set up a fast track court to expedite the trial of the ghastly Kathua gangrape and murder.
08 May 2017
500 trained stone-pelters to fight alongside Army in Kashmir
A saint in Kanpur said he has trained 500 stone-pelters to fight alongside the army in Kashmir. He said he has already trained 2,000 followers at Siddhnath Ghat in Kanpur recently and is sending the first batch to Kashmir.
07 May 2017
If anyone can resolve Kashmir issue, it is Modi: Mehbooba
Talking about the long-standing Kashmir issue, J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti said that PM Narendra Modi was the only hope who could "take us out of this quagmire".
02 May 2017
EC: Situation not feasible to hold Anantnag bypolls
According to the Election Commission of India (ECI), the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir made it difficult to hold elections.
29 Apr 2017
Violence must stop for talks on Kashmir: SC intervenes
In a rare move, the SC offered to facilitate talks between various stakeholders in Kashmir; however, it warned that talks can only come when violence stops.
27 Apr 2017
Facebook, WhatsApp, 20 other social media sites banned in Kashmir
Twenty-two social media platforms including Facebook and WhatsApp have been banned in Kashmir for a month or till further orders, allegedly as they were being misused to spread violence.
25 Apr 2017
PM Modi open to talks, but impossible amid violence: Mufti
After talks with PM Narendra Modi, J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti said he was "amenable" to talks with stakeholders, but dialogue was impossible amid stone-pelting and bullets.
24 Apr 2017
Kashmir: PDP leader killed, fresh protests in Srinagar
Hours after PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti met PM Modi over the Kashmir crisis, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Abdul Gani Dar was shot by unidentified assailants in Pulwama. He succumbed to his injuries in hospital in Srinagar.
24 Apr 2017
Kashmir: 300 WhatsApp groups used to mobilize stone-pelters
Nearly 300 WhatsApp groups were used in Kashmir to mobilize stone-pelters to disrupt encounter operations by security forces, a police official said on condition of anonymity.
15 Apr 2017
Srinagar by-polls: Farooq Abdullah wins by over 9000 votes
National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah has won the Srinagar by-polls with a margin of over 9000 votes, against Peoples Democratic Party's Nazir Ahmad Khan.