Mehbooba Mufti is an Indian politician and president of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party. She was born on May 22, 1959, in J&K. She is the former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. She is the daughter of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. Her tenure as CM was from 2016 till 2018. She represented Anantnag as an MP. https://twitter.com/mehboobamufti
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.
17 Nov 2020
Amit Shah slams Gupkar Declaration; Mehbooba, Omar hit back
In a series of tweets on Tuesday, Home Minister Amit Shah slammed the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), saying the "Gupkar Gang" has gone global and it wants foreign forces to meddle in Jammu and Kashmir's matters.
19 Oct 2020
Farooq Abdullah grilled over cricket association scam; party cries vendetta
Just as Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah today over alleged misappropriation of funds in the J&K Cricket Association, his party decried the move with son Omar calling it "political vendetta."
15 Oct 2020
J&K: Gupkar signatories form alliance to restore Article 370
Days after the People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti was released from her year-long detention, Jammu and Kashmir politicians floated an alliance to restore J&K's constitutional status as on before August 5, 2019.
14 Oct 2020
Mehbooba Mufti released, vows to take back what Delhi snatched
The Chief Minister of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir and chief of Peoples' Democratic Party, Mehbooba Mufti, was released from detention late last night, more than a year after the abrogation of Article 370.
24 Sep 2020
Kashmiris would rather be ruled by Chinese, says Farooq Abdullah
National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, who was the Chief Minister of the erstwhile state Jammu and Kashmir, has claimed Kashmiris would rather be ruled by the Chinese than the Indian government, a remark that will certainly spark a political slugfest.
21 Aug 2020
'This is not Gandhi's India,' says NC chief Farooq Abdullah
Former Jammu & Kashmir CM and National Conference chief, Farooq Abdullah, said his party won't remain silent on the abrogation of Article 370, stripping the erstwhile state of its special status in August last year.
31 Jul 2020
I'm under house arrest, says Saifuddin Soz, challenging government's claims
From behind barbed wires at his home in Srinagar, senior Congress leader Saifuddin Soz junked the government's claims about him not being detained, telling reporters that the Supreme Court was being fed lies.
07 Apr 2020
J&K: Mehbooba Mufti returns home but remains in detention
Former Chief Minister of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, was on Tuesday shifted to her residence in Gupkar Road, but her detention will continue.
24 Mar 2020
Omar Abdullah, in detention since August, released; speaks on coronavirus
More than seven months after he was detained, former Chief Minister of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, was released on Tuesday.
14 Mar 2020
'Free' Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar after seven months
A day after he was released, National Conference's Farooq Abdullah met his son Omar at the sub-jail in Srinagar where the latter has been lodged since August. They warmly embraced each other.
13 Mar 2020
J&K: Farooq Abdullah released from detention after 7 months
A little over seven months later, National Conference's senior leader Farooq Abdullah was released by the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday.
09 Mar 2020
Opposition demands 'immediate release' of detained former J&K CMs, leaders
The Opposition on Monday sent a joint resolution to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre demanding the immediate release of all political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir.
15 Feb 2020
After Omar, Mehbooba, former IAS-officer Shah Faesal booked under PSA
Shah Faesal, the first Kashmiri to attain the first position in the UPSC Examination of 2009, has been booked under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA), reports said on Saturday.
10 Feb 2020
Omar influenced people to "vote", Mehbooba supports separatism: PSA dossier
The dossiers prepared by the administration of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir have explained why two former Chief Ministers — Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti were booked under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA).
07 Feb 2020
Former J&K Chief Ministers, Mehbooba and Omar, booked under PSA
The government has booked National Conference's Omar Abdullah and Peoples Democratic Party Chief Mehbooba Mufti under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA), reports said.
05 Feb 2020
Sajjad Lone and PDP's Wahid Parra released after six months
Exactly six months after they were detained by the Centre, two popular politicians of Jammu and Kashmir were released on Wednesday.
28 Jan 2020
After Omar Abdullah's bearded pic surfaces, BJP sends him razor
In August, the BJP-led Centre put former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah under detention, fearing he might impact the "peace" in the area after the abrogation of Article 370.
25 Jan 2020
Release detained J&K leaders, offer equal protection under CAA: US
A top United States diplomat on Friday asked the Indian government to release the political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir since August.
09 Jan 2020
15 foreign envoys, barring EU representatives, to visit J&K
The government is taking 15 foreign envoys for a two-day trip to Jammu and Kashmir to shed light on the ground realities, five months after Article 370 was rescinded and the state bifurcated into two Union Territories.
02 Jan 2020
J&K: Politicians detained at MLA hostel to be released
The new year has brought some good news for Jammu and Kashmir politicians who were detained at MLA hostel in Srinagar.
27 Dec 2019
Ladakh: Mobile internet services restored in Kargil after 145 days
145 days after the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was put under lockdown, mobile internet services were restored in Kargil district of Ladakh on Friday.
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.
29 Oct 2019
EU delegation leaves for Kashmir to assess situation, opposition unhappy
A European Union delegation, consisting of 27 MPs, left for Jammu and Kashmir from Delhi earlier today to assess the situation in the border state, that has been under lockdown since August.
22 Oct 2019
US says it supports India, but is concerned about Kashmir
More than two months ago India revoked Article 370, withdrew the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and put the state under a lockdown.
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.
15 Oct 2019
Shah says Omar and Mehbooba have been detained under PSA
The continued detention of politicians of Jammu and Kashmir, more than two months after Article 370 was rescinded, has raised concerns.
10 Oct 2019
Why sign bond, Mufti's daughter questions manner of releasing politicians
Iltija Mufti, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, on Thursday slammed the Centre, once again, for imposing conditions before releasing the politicians of Kashmir.
08 Oct 2019
Tourists can visit J&K from Thursday as administration lifts curbs
Two months after tourists of Jammu and Kashmir were asked to leave, the border state is opening its arms for them again.
07 Oct 2019
Mehbooba Mufti's daughter says Kashmir less important than Aarey trees
Earlier today, the Supreme Court put a stay on the felling of trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony until further orders, days after protests escalated over the weekend.
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.
06 Oct 2019
Charged with PSA, Farooq Abdullah meets National Conference delegation
National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar today met a 15-member delegation of their party, led by leader Devender Singh Rana.
06 Oct 2019
Two months later, National Conference leaders allowed to meet Abdullahs
A delegation of the National Conference (NC) will meet the senior-most leaders of the party, Farooq and Omar Abdullah, on Sunday.
02 Oct 2019
Two months later, Jammu politicians released. Kashmir's remain under detention
Nearly two months after they were detained, politicians of Jammu were released by the state administration. However, their counterparts in Kashmir weren't as lucky as their detention didn't end.
16 Sep 2019
After 'house arrest', Farooq Abdullah detained under Public Safety Act
In an unprecedented development, Farooq Abdullah, the President of National Conference (NC) and a three-time former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir has been detained under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA), reports said on Monday.
05 Sep 2019
Supreme Court allows Mehbooba Mufti's daughter to meet her
On Thursday, the Supreme Court allowed Sana Iltija Javed, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, to meet her.
03 Sep 2019
No dead bodies doesn't mean everything's normal, says Srinagar Mayor
Just because there aren't dead bodies lying around on the streets of Kashmir, it doesn't mean everything is normal, feels Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu, who was given the status of Minister of State (along with his Jammu counterpart), after Centre revoked Article 370 last month.
01 Sep 2019
Detained former J&K CMs Omar, Mehbooba allowed to meet families
Nearly a month after being placed under house arrest, former Jammu & Kashmir chief ministers, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehooba Mufti, have been reportedly allowed to meet their families.
28 Aug 2019
No civilian casualties; will announce 50,000 jobs: J&K Governor
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday apprised the media about the current situation in Kashmir.