Assembly | 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.
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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
India | Reported by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday December 27, 2014
Amid the hectic negotiations to cobble up a majority to form the government in Jammu and Kashmir, the Peoples Democratic Party today said that there is no question of the party compromising on its ideology and that government formation in the state c...
Assembly | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday December 27, 2014
It may not have won the most seats in Jammu and Kashmir but the BJP is busy now with political tic-tac-toe as it tries to decide which of the state's two regional parties it should ally with to form the government.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday December 26, 2014
A lawmaker in Kashmir who defeated outgoing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in the state election is seen firing celebratory shots with an AK 47 rifle in a video that is a rage on social media. The lawmaker, Mohammad Ashraf Mir, is from the People's Dem...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Friday December 26, 2014
The BJP's Ram Madhav has said the party is "meeting all important stakeholders" in negotiations for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, after the election results threw up a fractured verdict in the state.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Nazir Masoodi; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday December 26, 2014
The BJP is at the centre of hectic negotiations for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, where its senior leader Ram Madhav held talks with Muzaffar Hussain Baig of the People's Democratic Party or PDP last night and, sources said, could reach ...
India | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Friday December 26, 2014
Omar Abdullah has emphatically denied that his National Conference is in talks with the BJP on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, even as the BJP began discussions with his arch rival the People's Democratic Party or PDP on Thursday night.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday December 25, 2014
The BJP's newly elected law-makers in Jammu and Kashmir are meeting now to decide on their presumptive Chief Minister. With 25 of the state's 87 assembly seats, the BJP delivered its strongest performance in India's only Muslim-majority state, but fe...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday December 24, 2014
Moments after Omar Abdullah resigned as Jammu and Kashmir chief minister on Wednesday, his Twitter account announced in boldface - "Keep calm cause I'll be back."
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal; Edited by Amit Cahaturvedi | Wednesday December 24, 2014
Omar Abdullah has resigned as chief minister this morning as politicking heats up in freezing Jammu and Kashmir. After a hung verdict in the assembly elections on Monday, political parties are doing the math for government formation.
Assembly | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava; Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday December 24, 2014
After a nail-biting results day that threw up a hung house, the process of government formation begins in Jammu and Kashmir today. The BJP, which posted its most impressive performance yet in the state to come in a close second to regional party PDP,...
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is likely to submit his resignation on Wednesday, when he will make a customary call on state Governor N N Vohra.
Assembly | Edited by Suparna Singh (With Inputs from Agencies) | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Powered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious campaign, the BJP delivered its best performance yet in Jammu and Kashmir but fell well short of a majority, landing 25 of 87 seats. It has more than doubled its seats in the state legislature, wit...
Assembly | Barkha Dutt | Wednesday December 24, 2014
As counting of votes in Jammu and Kashmir threw up a fractured verdict today, Omar Abdullah said he could support even the People's Democratic Party (PDP) if its leader Mufti Mohammad Saeed "picks up the phone" and calls him.