Mehbooba Mufti says she is under house arrest

PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday claimed that she has been placed under house arrest, and said the move has exposed the government’s claims of normalcy. The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister also posted on Twitter pictures of a security force vehicle blocking the main gate of her Gupkar residence. “Ive (I have) been … Read more

Sajad Lone’s goodbye to PAGD no surprise, others to follow: BJP leader

JAMMU: Senior BJP leader and former Jammu and Kashmir deputy chief minister Kavinder Gupta on Wednesday said there is no surprise element in the departure of Sajad Lone-led People’s Conference from the Gupkar alliance as “fall of this opportunistic” amalgam is inevitable. Lone on Tuesday announced his party’s exit from the People’s Alliance for Gupkar … Read more

J-K DDC polls: Gupkar alliance bags 82 seats, leading in 30; BJP opens account in Kashmir

The seven-party Gupkar alliance led by Farooq Abdullah was ahead in the seat tally in the maiden District Development Council polls in Jammu and Kashmir by winning or leading in 112 seats out of 280 on Tuesday, followed by the BJP which had won 52 seats, including three in the Kashmir valley for the first … Read more

Congress leadership needs to clear stand on Gupkar alliance: Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow: The Congress leadership should clear its stand on the Gupkar alliance in Jammu and Kashmir as its “double standards” will not only harm national security but will also “put the entire party in the dock”, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Thursday. The People’s Association for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), which has several … Read more