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Mehbooba’s remark an insult to Indian flag: NPP

Mehbooba’s remark an insult to Indian flag:

CM Mehbooba Mufti calls killing of DSP Mohammed Ayub Pandith shameful

On the lynching of an on-duty police officer in Srinagar on Friday, J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti had strong words for Kashmiris: “This is not how you respond to restraint on the part of the police.” She said the police forces are under constant attack from militants and people should understand the police forces are deployed

Mehbooba asks militants to give up arms

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today asked local militants, who want to return to the mainstream, to give up their arms as nothing can be achieved through violence. “Today an encounter is going on at Chadoora… We made efforts to tell the lad to lay his arms and come back (to the

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Mehbooba visits father’s grave on his first death anniversary

Srinagar:  Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today visited her father’s grave, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, at Bijbehara in Anantnag district to offer prayers on his first death anniversary. Mehbooba, accompanied by Works Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri, PDP General Secretary Sartaj Madni and few relatives, visited Mufti’s grave this morning and offered prayers for the

India-Pakistan conflict can cause disaster: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti warned on Thursday any military confrontation between India and Pakistan could lead to a disaster of epic proportions. “If urgent steps are not taken to bring down the tensions, confrontation between India and Pakistan would bring a disaster of epic proportions to the state,” she said. “Both

Uri attack aims at creating ‘war-like’ situation: Mehbooba

Srinagar: The Uri terror strike is aimed attriggering fresh violence in Jammu and Kashmir and creating a “war-like” situation in the region, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Sunday while strongly condemning the attack on the Army in which 17 jawans were killed. “I strongly condemn the attack which seems to be aimed at triggering

Uri attack could create ‘war-like’ situation: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Sunday that the killing of 17 soldiers by terrorists was aimed at creating a war-like situation between India and Pakistan. “The attack was aimed at triggering fresh violence in Kashmir and creating a war-like situation in the region,” Mufti said in a statement on her

Mehbooba upset over youth’s death in Shopian

Jammu: Expressing concern over the death of a stone pelter in South Kashmir’s Shopian district, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said she is upset after coming to know about the incident. “I don’t know what to say, I am slightly upset because as I was leaving for this place, my secretary told

Mehbooba visits AIIMS to see girl blinded in pellet gun firing

New Delhi: Reaching out to 14-year-old girlInsha Malik who has been blinded by pellet gun firing, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today visited her in the Safdarjung Hospital here and promised to do everything to restore her eyesight, including eye transplant. Mehbooba assured Insha’s parents that the state government would ensure best possible

Pakistan fomenting trouble, but Modi will solve Kashmir: Mehbooba

New Delhi: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday slammed Pakistan and separatist leaders for fuelling unrest in Jammu and Kashmir and hoped that a “very concerned” Prime Minister Narendra Modi would get the troubled state out of the deadly turmoil that has left over 70 dead and crippled life in the valley for 50 days.

It is time for Pakistan to respond if it wants peace in Kashmir: Mehbooba

It is time for Pakistan to respond if it wants peace in Kashmir: J&K CM- Mehbooba. High hopes from PM Modi on resolving Kashmir issue says Mehbooba. Separatists should come forward and help J&K government in saving innocent

Mehbooba to call on PM tomorrow

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister will call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here tomorrow to discuss the situation in the Valley, which has been under curfew for past 48 days following death of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. The meeting comes close on the heels of a clear message from the Centre to

Security forces were unaware of Wani’s presence: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday claimed that the security forces were unaware of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani’s presence at the scene of the July 8 encounter. “How can one know everything about every encounter?” Mehbooba asked. “As far as I know, what I heard from the police and the

Mehbooba chairs all-party meet on Kashmir situation

Srinagar: An All-Party Meeting convened by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was held here today to review the situation in the violence-hit Valley and find a way out of the unrest that has left 43 persons dead and 3400 others injured. Main opposition National Conference is not participating in the meeting. The party

No ban on newspapers in J&K, Mehbooba tells Naidu

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has clarified to Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu that no ban has been imposed on the publication of newspapers in the troubled state. According to official sources, Naidu spoke to Mehbooba Mufti on Monday night on the issue of ban on newspapers in

Rajnath assures all support to Mehbooba

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday offered “all possible support” to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti following the death of 16 people in clashes with security forces. Rajnath Singh spoke on telephone to the Chief Minister after taking stock of the law and order situation in the Kashmir Valley, officials said.

Breaking- Mehbooba wins Anantnag by-election by over 11,000 votes

Kashmir: J-K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti wins the Anantnag assembly bypoll. Mehbooba wins Anantnag by-election by over 11,000

Counting disrupted in Kashmir after bogus vote allegation

Anantnag: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was leading by nearly 3,000 votes against her nearest rival as counting in this south Kashmir assembly constituency was briefly disrupted on Saturday after Congress supporters alleged that bogus votes were being counted in the name of postal ballots. But the vote count resumed immediately even as dozens of supporters

Need to instill confidence among Kashmiri Pandits for permanent return, says Mehbooba

Tulmulla (J&K): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said there was a need to instill confidence among Kashmiri Pandits for their permanent return to the Valley and the present situation was not such that they could live in their native places. “I will only appeal to Kashmiri Pandits that they should trust

Mehbooba pays homage to slain BSF jawans, slams terror attacks

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti todaysaid the terror attacks in Anantnag district were an attempt to derail the peace and reconciliation process in Jammu and Kashmir as she paid homage to three BSF personnel who were killed in an ambush by militants near Bijbehara yesterday. Mehbooba, who visited the frontier headquarters of BSF at Humhama