Peoples Democratic Party (PDP): News

06 Feb 2024

Nirmala Sitharaman

Interim budget for J&K more than Pakistan's IMF grant

India has announced an interim Budget of Rs. 1.18 lakh crore for fiscal 2024-25 for the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

10 Jan 2024

Jammu And Kashmir

No elections in J&K before Lok Sabha polls, says report

Elections in Jammu and Kashmir for panchayats, urban local bodies (ULB), and the legislative assembly are expected to be held after the Lok Sabha elections later this year, The Indian Express reported, citing sources.

07 Jan 2024

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Government leases out power to Rajasthan, prompting political outrage

The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) government is facing a serious backlash for leasing electricity from an under-construction power project to Rajasthan.

11 Dec 2023

Omar Abdullah

'Disappointing': J&K politicians on SC's Article 370 verdict; BJP celebrates

Several political leaders from Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) have expressed "disappointment" over the Supreme Court verdict upholding the Article 370 abrogation by the Centre.

26 Oct 2023

Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti unanimously re-elected as PDP chief for 3 years

Former Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was unanimously re-elected as the president of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) for a three-year term on Thursday, ANI reported.

04 Oct 2023


Ladakh hill council polls begin, it's BJP v/s united opposition

The polling for the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (Kargil) in the Union Territory of Ladakh began on Wednesday.

05 Aug 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Article 370 abrogation anniversary: Mufti, PDP leaders under 'house arrest'

On the fourth anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370, former Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Chief Minister and Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) supremo Mehbooba Mufti and several other party leaders have been allegedly put under "house arrest" on Saturday.

05 Dec 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Local body polls: Re-polling in Kashmir as PoK candidates contested

Re-election is underway in two District Development Council (DDC) constituencies in north Kashmir on Monday, two years after the contesting candidates were found to be Pakistani nationals.

08 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Civilian killings: PDP demands J&K L-G's resignation; says 'situation alarming'

Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday demanded the resignation of J&K's Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha over the recent killings of civilians by terrorists.

20 Aug 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Apni Party leader shot dead by terrorists in Kulgam

Terrorists on Thursday shot dead an Apni Party leader in Kulgam, the third fatal attack on mainstream politicians in Jammu and Kashmir in two weeks, even as police said they have no record of Ghulam Hassan Lone's political affiliation.

09 Aug 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Mehbooba Mufti meets PDP youth leaders; pitches for 'self-rule'

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday chaired a meeting of the party's youth wing and pitched for PDP's "self-rule" formula for the resolution of the Kashmir issue.

06 Jul 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

PDP to shun J&K's delimitation exercise; says 'outcome pre-planned'

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday said that it will stay away from the delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir as the same has been "pre-planned."

29 Mar 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

06 Oct 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

28 Feb 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

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 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

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

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

21 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Congress, PDP, National Conference, might form grand alliance in Kashmir

In what could shape up to be a grand alliance in Jammu and Kashmir, the Congress, the National Conference (NC), and the People's Democratic Party (PDP) are in talks to explore the possibility of forming a government in the state.

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.

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

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

22 Jun 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Mehbooba meets J&K-Governor, discusses need for political-parties to join hands

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti today called on Governor NN Vohra in Srinagar and discussed important issues related to the growth and development of the state.

21 Jun 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

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

Mehbooba Mufti

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).

15 Jun 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Thousands attend Shujaat Bukhari's funeral in Kashmir village

The skies opened up today as thousands of admirers joined the funeral procession of veteran journalist Shujaat Bukhari, who was laid to rest in his ancestral village in Kreeri, a day after he was shot dead outside his office in Srinagar.

30 Apr 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

BJP's Nirmal Singh resigns as J&K deputy chief minister

Ahead of a much-awaited cabinet reshuffle, BJP's Nirmal Singh has resigned from his post of Deputy Chief Minister in Jammu & Kashmir's Mehbooba Mufti-government to give way to a new BJP face for the post.