India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 3, 2015
Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah today took a dig at the BJP-PDP coalition in the state over delay in allocation of portfolios to the sworn ministers, saying they should "stop squabbling and start governing."
India News | Reported by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal and Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday March 2, 2015
A group of lawmakers from Jammu and Kashmir's People's Democratic Party, or PDP, has demanded that the mortal remains of executed Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru be handed over to his family.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Sunday March 1, 2015
A week after he resumed charge as Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar today addressed more than one lakh party workers at Patna's Gandhi Maidan, and had a single message for them - "Apologise to the people of Bihar".
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 1, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today took a dig at BJP ministers in the PDP-BJP coalition government, saying they swore allegiance to the same Constitution of the state which their party ideologue Shyama Prasad Mookerjee died t...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Sunday March 1, 2015
Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, the veteran leader of the People's Democratic Party, is shortly to take oath as the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, bringing to an end the 49-day Governor's rule in the state. He is leading a historic alliance with the BJP...
People | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Dilip Bobb | Sunday March 1, 2015
Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, 79, tok oath as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir for the second time today.
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday February 10, 2015
The BJP's crushing defeat in the Delhi assembly elections will not have any effect on the government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, its prospective partner in the state, the People's Democratic Party, has said.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday February 10, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah congratulated Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal as his party headed for a landslide win in Delhi and wished him good luck.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 10, 2015
National Conference working president Omar Abdullah has expressed grief over the death of a 19-year-old protester who was allegedly killed in firing by security forces in Jammu & Kashmir's Baramulla district on Monday. The former chief minister has a...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 28, 2015
National Conference has decided to join hands with Congress and pitch Ghulam Nabi Azad as a joint candidate for the forthcoming Rajya Sabha polls to be held next month in Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 27, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today saw praise for Manmohan Singh in US President Barack Obama's comments on poverty alleviation in India.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 26, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said Kashmir Valley has made its presence felt through the dishes on the menu at the banquet of the visiting dignitary.
Delhi News | Written by Neha Khanna | Saturday January 17, 2015
Kiran Bedi, former top cop and the BJP's ace in the Delhi elections, says her "views have evolved" and opinions that she had earlier expressed on Twitter against Prime Minister Narendra Modi were influenced by "information put out by the media."
Assembly | Reported by Nazir Masoodi; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday January 15, 2015
The Peoples Democratic Party has said "no, thank you" to arch rival Omar Abdullah's offer of support to form government in Jammu and Kashmir, where Governor's Rule was imposed last week.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 15, 2015
As PDP showed disinclination to take its support, National Conference today said its offer was limited to outside support for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir and attacked PDP, saying it was "ready to make every possible compromise and U-tur...
Blog | Nazir Masoodi | Wednesday January 14, 2015
Governor's Rule is an anti-climax, writes Nazir Masoodi.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday January 14, 2015
Omar Abdullah's National Conference has written to the Jammu and Kashmir governor offering support to arch rival and single-largest party, the People's Democratic Party or PDP, to form government in the state. Watch Video Here
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 9, 2015
Governor's rule was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday after political parties failed to muster the requisite number in the 87-member Assembly for staking claim to form the government.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 9, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday appeared hurtling towards a spell of Governor's rule with incumbent NN Vohra sending a report to the Centre on the political impasse after Omar Abdullah asked him to relieve him as caretaker Chief Minister.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 3, 2015
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today accused former Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah of deriving "sadistic pleasure" over the intensification of violence along the India-Pakistan border.
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Saturday January 3, 2015
After nearly two weeks of consultations with its leaders, the People's Democratic Party is likely begin structured talks with the BJP on government formation next week.
India News | Reported by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday December 31, 2014
Mehbooba Mufti, whose People's Democratic Party has emerged the largest group in Jammu and Kashmir after state polls, appeared to reach out to the BJP today as she repeatedly invoked former prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee's vision and said, "Prim...
Assembly | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday December 30, 2014
A week after Jammu and Kashmir delivered a fractured verdict, there is still no government in the state, but largest party Peoples Democratic Party or PDP has said it is weighing the option of a "grand alliance" with the National Conference and the C...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 29, 2014
As suspense over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir continued, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today said the idea of a grand alliance with National Conference and Congress was an option for forming a stable government in the state.