Is there a ‘tectonic shift’ on issues like Article 370: Congress asks BJP

Is there a ‘tectonic shift’ on issues like Article 370: Congress asks BJP

Congress on Monday latched on to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed’s controversial remarks to heap further embarrassment on the BJP asking whether it has undergone a “tectonic shift” on issues concerning the sensitive state including Article 370....
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Swine Flu: Youth succumbs at SKIMS, toll 8

Swine Flu: Youth succumbs at SKIMS, toll 8

12 suspected patients admitted at SMHS Hospital; DAK concerned Following a lull of about a week, H1N1 influenza claimed one more life at SKIMS today. This takes the toll of officially confirmed deaths in JK, attributable to H1N1 influenza, to...
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Kashmir Valley Receives Heavy Rainfall, Jammu-Srinagar Highway Closed

Kashmir Valley Receives Heavy Rainfall, Jammu-Srinagar Highway Closed

The Kashmir Valley witnessed heavy snowfall on Monday, disrupting surface and air traffic and the MeT office has forecast more rain and snowfall till Tuesday. “Due to the Western Disturbances active over Jammu and Kashmir, weather conditions will remain ...
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‘We wanted a Hindu CM, but Mufti our best bet’

‘We wanted a Hindu CM, but Mufti our best bet’

Raghunath market situated around the Raghunath temple in the old quarter of Jammu is the city’s oldest market. With densely packed rows of textile, dry fruit, and electronics stores, eateries and even wine shops, the market is bustling, teeming with...
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Highlights of CMP released by PDP, BJP

Highlights of CMP released by PDP, BJP

The following are the highlights of the common minimum programme (CMP) released by the PDP and the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday: * To meet the political and economic objectives of the alliance, it is important to create...
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BJP downplays U-turn on Article 370

BJP downplays U-turn on Article 370

BJP on Sunday sought to downplay its U- turn on Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, in light of the agreement with its ruling coalition partner PDP to maintain status quo on the controversial provision. “As...
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Alliance Agenda: Status quo on Art 370, AFSPA, WPRs

Alliance Agenda: Status quo on Art 370, AFSPA, WPRs

The PDP and BJP have decided to maintain status-quo on the issue of Article 370 that gives special status to J&K while asserting that it would “examine” the need for de-notifying ‘disturbed areas’ to enable the Central Government to take...
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Historic PDP-BJP govt in Kashmir gets off to a controversial start

Historic PDP-BJP govt in Kashmir gets off to a controversial start

The PDP-BJP coalition government got off to a rocky start with chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed crediting “people from across the border” for the smooth conduct of Jammu & Kashmir assembly elections, only to be challenged by both the BJP...
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We have reached excellent understanding: BJP

We have reached excellent understanding: BJP

‘Equitable development will be coalition govt’s priority’ BJP’s chief interlocutor on talks with PDP Ram Madhav Friday said the two parties have reached an excellent understanding. “We have reached an excellent understanding,” Madhav said and also ...
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Equitable development will be priority of BJP-PDP govt: Jitendra Singh

Equitable development will be priority of BJP-PDP govt: Jitendra Singh

Equitable development of all the three regions of Jammu and Kashmir would be the priority of PDP-BJP government that is set to be sworn in, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Friday. Speaking to reporters outside Parliament, Singh, who is...
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