Mehbooba Mufti

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

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Indian Army chief says Taliban analogy doesn't apply to J&K

10 Jan 2019

Indian Army chief says Taliban analogy doesn't apply to J&K

On Thursday, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat said that India should join the "bandwagon" if other countries were willing to initiate talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan, but the same analogy could not be applied to Jammu and Kashmir.

#ThatWas2018: RaGa's hug to Biplab Deb's logic, looking at political-controversies

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.

President's rule to be imposed in J&K from midnight

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.

Pulwama: Locals ask why Army didn't fire in air

16 Dec 2018

Pulwama: Locals ask why Army didn't fire in air

The death of seven civilians in Kashmir's Pulwama on Saturday has sparked outrage in the valley with locals saying the Army officers should have fired in the air to disperse the crowd.

Arun Jaitley to Congress: Who was Sardar Patel's father?

27 Nov 2018

Arun Jaitley to Congress: Who was Sardar Patel's father?

Launching fresh salvo at Congress over its leader's question 'Who is the father of Prime Minister Narendra Modi', Finance Minister in a Facebook post on Tuesday, asked who was the father of freedom fighter of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Why J&K Governor dissolved the Assembly: Details here

22 Nov 2018

Why J&K Governor dissolved the Assembly: Details here

Governor Satyapal Malik, whose decision to dissolve Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Wednesday made way for political tremors, has defended his decision saying the alliance could not have resulted in a stable government.

J&K: Mehbooba, Lone stake claim to form government; Assembly dissolved

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.

Ajit Doval sparks controversy by calling J&K Constitution an "aberration"

05 Sep 2018

Ajit Doval sparks controversy by calling J&K Constitution an "aberration"

With petitions pending in the Supreme Court against Article 35A, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has sparked controversy by calling the J&K Constitution an "aberration" in the constitutional scheme of India.

Kashmir: 11 relatives of J&K police abducted by terrorists

31 Aug 2018

Kashmir: 11 relatives of J&K police abducted by terrorists

On Friday, terrorists kidnapped two more relatives of policemen serving in the Jammu and Kashmir police, taking the total number of such abductions to 11 over the last three days.

J&K: Man tries entering Farooq Abdullah's house, shot dead

04 Aug 2018

J&K: Man tries entering Farooq Abdullah's house, shot dead

A man was gunned down by security forces on Saturday for trying to forcibly enter former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah's residence.

At least 21 PDP legislators pledged support to Mufti: Party-sources

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.

One Pakistani, two Kashmiris killed journalist Shujaat Bukhari

27 Jun 2018

One Pakistani, two Kashmiris killed journalist Shujaat Bukhari

Jammu and Kashmir Police said that all three suspects in the cold-blooded murder of 'Rising Kashmir' editor Shujaat Bukhari have been identified.

Centre sent crores for J&K's development, PDP ignored interests: Shah

24 Jun 2018

Centre sent crores for J&K's development, PDP ignored interests: Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, during his first rally in J&K after the saffron party pulled the plug on an alliance with Peoples' Democratic Party, blamed former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti for ignoring interests of Jammu and Ladakh.

BJP leader threatens Kashmiri journalists, reminds of Shujaat Bukhari's fate

24 Jun 2018

BJP leader threatens Kashmiri journalists, reminds of Shujaat Bukhari's fate

Bharatiya Janata Party leader, Lal Singh stoked a controversy as he warned Kashmiri scribes to draw a line and reminded them of the death of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari.

J&K Governor NN Vohra holds all-party review meet in Srinagar

22 Jun 2018

J&K Governor NN Vohra holds all-party review meet in Srinagar

J&K Governor NN Vohra, who is currently presiding over the state, is holding an all-party meeting in Srinagar.

Ghulam Nabi Azad's statement on J&K gets support from LeT

22 Jun 2018

Ghulam Nabi Azad's statement on J&K gets support from LeT

Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba has supported Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad's statement on alleged atrocities carried by India in Jammu and Kashmir.

Alliance with PDP was compulsion, says BJP's Ram Madhav

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.

As BJP dumps PDP, Governor's rule imposed in J&K

20 Jun 2018

As BJP dumps PDP, Governor's rule imposed in J&K

In a major development, President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday morning approved Governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

BJP quits PDP alliance in J&K, CM Mehbooba Mufti resigns

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).

During ceasefire in Kashmir, terror, violence and deaths shot up

18 Jun 2018

During ceasefire in Kashmir, terror, violence and deaths shot up

In the one month that the government maintained ceasefire in Kashmir, violence reached a record high, official data has revealed.

Government ends Ramzan ceasefire in Kashmir, security operations to resume

17 Jun 2018

Government ends Ramzan ceasefire in Kashmir, security operations to resume

The Indian government has decided not to extend the one-month ceasefire it declared in troubled Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Ramzan.

Hours after Shujaat Bukhari's murder, J&K Police release suspects' photos

15 Jun 2018

Hours after Shujaat Bukhari's murder, J&K Police release suspects' photos

Hours after the murder of 'Rising Kashmir' editor Shujaat Bukhari, J&K Police have released photos of three suspects.

Kashmir grenade attack: 14 civilians and 2 cops injured

04 Jun 2018

Kashmir grenade attack: 14 civilians and 2 cops injured

At least 14 civilians and 2 cops were injured in a grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, this morning.

Meet Sangeeta Bahl, the oldest Indian-woman to scale Mount Everest

28 May 2018

Meet Sangeeta Bahl, the oldest Indian-woman to scale Mount Everest

On Sunday, Sangeeta Sindhi Bahl, the oldest woman to scale Mount Everest met Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri.

Centre orders ceasefire in J&K for holy month of Ramzan

16 May 2018

Centre orders ceasefire in J&K for holy month of Ramzan

In a surprise announcement, the Union government has ordered security forces in Jammu & Kashmir to halt operations for 30 days for the holy month of Ramzan which starts later this week.

Ahead of Ramzan, Amarnath Yatra, J&K parties call for ceasefire

10 May 2018

Ahead of Ramzan, Amarnath Yatra, J&K parties call for ceasefire

An all-party meet in Srinagar on Wednesday urged the Centre to announce a unilateral ceasefire, ahead of Ramzan and Amarnath Yatra, which would begin in a few days.

The missing objective of the PDP-BJP alliance

08 May 2018

The missing objective of the PDP-BJP alliance

Like a square peg in a round hole, the BJP-PDP alliance is an obvious misfit.

Mehbooba should break her party's 'unholy' coalition with BJP: Chidambaram

08 May 2018

Mehbooba should break her party's 'unholy' coalition with BJP: Chidambaram

With violence and unrest continuing in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader P Chidambaram today asked Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to quit the PDP-BJP coalition government saying the "unholy" alliance was the gravest provocation to the people of the Valley.

Kashmiri stone-pelters now attacking tourists, children: One Chennai visitor dead

08 May 2018

Kashmiri stone-pelters now attacking tourists, children: One Chennai visitor dead

Stone-pelting in J&K claimed the life of a person, a young tourist from Chennai, whose vehicle was attacked at Narbal on the Srinagar-Gulmarg highway yesterday.