J&K Politics

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Detained former J&K CMs Omar, Mehbooba allowed to meet families

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.

Amit Shah to visit Kashmir; security, development on his mind

26 Jun 2019

Amit Shah to visit Kashmir; security, development on his mind

Home Minister Amit Shah will start his two-day trip to Kashmir on Wednesday, and is expected to discuss a slew of topics, including security and development.

What is Article 370? Here's all you need to know

19 Feb 2019

What is Article 370? Here's all you need to know

Following the deadly terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama on 14 February in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred, demands for scrapping Article 370 of the Indian Constitution have intensified.

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.

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.

BJP continuing Governor's rule in J&K for peace: Ram Madhav

07 Jul 2018

BJP continuing Governor's rule in J&K for peace: Ram Madhav

BJP General-Secretary Ram Madhav today rejected reports that his party was working to form a government in Jammu and Kashmir with PDP MLAs and said it was for continuing with Governor's rule in J&K in the interest of peace and development.

Army Chief should 'concentrate on his job' says J&K minister

13 Jan 2018

Army Chief should 'concentrate on his job' says J&K minister

Responding to Army Chief Bipin Rawat's remarks on Jammu and Kashmir's education system, the state Minister Altaf Bukhari said that the "well-decorated officer" should concentrate on his job and not give sermons on education which is not his domain.

Omar Abdullah: Autonomy has to be taken from Indian Constitution

31 Oct 2017

Omar Abdullah: Autonomy has to be taken from Indian Constitution

National conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah toughened his party's stance about J&K's special status saying that constitution guarantees autonomy to J&K. So, if talking about that is "anti-national," he "wears the badge proudly."

J&K's separatists warn "mass agitation" if Article 35A is changed

30 Oct 2017

J&K's separatists warn "mass agitation" if Article 35A is changed

Separatists in J&K have threatened another round of agitations against the Mehbooba Mufti-led government if the State Subject Law under Article 35 A of the Indian Constitution is tinkered with.

PM Modi hits out at Congress over Chidambaram's Kashmir statement

29 Oct 2017

PM Modi hits out at Congress over Chidambaram's Kashmir statement

Speaking at a rally in Bengaluru, PM Narendra Modi slammed Congress and accused it of taking a U-turn on the Kashmir issue and said it was giving voice to "Kashmir's azadi", the language of Pakistan.

Congress distances itself from Chidambaram's "azadi in Jammu-Kashmir" statement

29 Oct 2017

Congress distances itself from Chidambaram's "azadi in Jammu-Kashmir" statement

Drawing sharp criticism from BJP, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said the Union Government should seriously consider Jammu & Kashmir's "azadi" demand and give greater autonomy to the restive state.

Rajnath: Former IB chief Dineshwar Sharma to be J&K interlocutor

23 Oct 2017

Rajnath: Former IB chief Dineshwar Sharma to be J&K interlocutor

To address strife-torn J&K's problems, Union HM Rajnath Singh announced that former Intelligence Bureau (IB) director Dineshwar Sharma will initiate dialogue in the insurgency-hit state.

Rajnath Singh to J&K: Centre won't go against your wishes

12 Sep 2017

Rajnath Singh to J&K: Centre won't go against your wishes

Union HM Rajnath Singh, who is on a four-day official visit to J&K, said that the Centre's BJP-led government will respect the wishes of J&K's population regarding the debate surrounding Articles 35A and 370.