BJP, PDP ‘Spoiled’ poll atmosphere in Kashmir, resulted in low voter turnout, slams Congress

BJP, PDP ‘Spoiled’ poll atmosphere in Kashmir, resulted in low voter turnout, slams Congress

The Congress on Thursday accused the Centre and the erstwhile BJP-PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir of “spoiling” the atmosphere in the state and held them responsible for the current situation there, where people are “afraid” to cast their vote....
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Govt unlikely to accept ceasefire for Ramadan and Amarnath Yatra

Govt unlikely to accept ceasefire for Ramadan and Amarnath Yatra

Officials in the home ministry, army, and Jammu and Kashmir police said an internal ceasefire is laden with risks, while the enforcement of a ceasefire with Pakistan is contingent on the latter’s behavior. The Mehbooba Mufti government on Thursday continued...
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BJP, NC, Congress on same page over autonomy to Jammu Region

BJP, NC, Congress on same page over autonomy to Jammu Region

Say move to ensure equitable development in all three regions of the state As discrimination with the Jammu region was the main issue for the majority of the delegations which met with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his two-day...
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BJP, Congress on same page in condemning Farooq’s remarks

While the BJP today asked Jammu-based leaders of the National Conference (NC) to clear their stand on Farooq Abdullah’s recent statement in which he came to the defence of militants, the Congress termed former Chief Minister’s remarks as highly “objectio...
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Soni questions coming together of PDP, BJP

Soni questions coming together of PDP, BJP

All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Ambika Soni today asked as to what had transpired between the BJP and the PDP in the three months post the death of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, leading to change of heart...
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BJP, PDP to begin talks over government formation in March

BJP, PDP to begin talks over government formation in March

As quiet dialogue between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is going on for past two weeks, the leaders from both the parties are expecting that the government formation would not take long now. As quiet dialogue betwee...
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BJP, PDP hold first formal meeting on govt formation after Mufti’s death

BJP, PDP hold first formal meeting on govt formation after Mufti’s death

Finally, Madhav & Mehbooba meet BJP, PDP hold first formal meeting on govt formation after Mufti’s death on Jan 7 In a bid to break the deadlock over government formation, Bharatiya Janata Party general secretary Ram Madhav met Peoples Democratic...
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BJP, PDP have common agenda, must form government: Farooq Abdullah

BJP, PDP have common agenda, must form government: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah today said the BJP and PDP could go ahead with formation of government in Jammu and Kashmir as they have requisite numbers as well as a “common programme”. During his brief interaction with reporters at...
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BJP, PDP divided over rejecting beef ban Bill

BJP, PDP divided over rejecting beef ban Bill

The fate of the controversial Bill moved by the National Conference (NC), seeking revocation of beef ban, would be decided tomorrow because Speaker of Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta could not attend his office today to finalise the business calendar. The....
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BJP, NC claims belied as NHAI says no toll waiver for locals

BJP, NC claims belied as NHAI says no toll waiver for locals

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and the state government have nailed the lie of political parties and said no ‘official concession’ had been granted to the local commuters at the Ban Toll Plaza on the Jammu-Udhampur national highway....
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