J&K government formation: As it happened on Tuesday...

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday indicated that she is in no hurry to form government in Jammu and Kashmir.

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 20:42

Srinagar/Jammu: A day after Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra stepped in to end the prevailing deadlock over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir since the demise of former chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on January 7, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday indicated that she is in no hurry to form government in the state.

2 February 2016, 19:29 PM

There are no new conditions, neither there should be any. We want the old arrangement to continue but PDP has to decide for itself - Ram Madhav

2 February 2016, 19:28 PM

PDP-BJP alliance was formed on the basis of agenda of alliance, for better governance in J&K. We want to continue this alliance - BJP leader Ram Madhav

2 February 2016, 19:27 PM

We have asked for appointment with Governor again within 10 days - Nirmal Singh

2 February 2016, 19:27 PM

We are in favour of continuing this alliance with PDP - Nirmal Singh

2 February 2016, 19:26 PM

We will take any step only after PDP makes moves to form government, says BJP leader Nirmal Singh after meeting J&K Governor NN Vohra.

2 February 2016, 17:34 PM

Mufti Sahab used to say maine Modi ji se hath nahi milaya, un croro Hindustaniyo se hath milaya jinhone Modi ji ko elect kiya - Mehbooba Mufti

2 February 2016, 17:24 PM

Before formation of new J&K government, I want Centre to take some confidence building measures for the region - Mehbooba Mufti

2 February 2016, 17:23 PM

I don't have that vision which Mufti sahab had, neither I have the experience right now - Mehbooba Mufti

2 February 2016, 17:23 PM

The Governor wanted to know where we stand on government formation, says PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti.

2 February 2016, 16:54 PM

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti reaches Governor's residence in Jammu to discuss J&K govt deadlock.

2 February 2016, 16:44 PM

BJP state leadership core group meet begins in Jammu over J&K govt deadlock.

2 February 2016, 13:38 PM

Nirmal Singh (BJP) meets Mehbooba Mufti ahead of meeting with Governor NN Vohra.

2 February 2016, 12:47 PM

PDP-BJP have created constitutional crisis. If fresh elections happen, we are ready: Devinder Rana, National Conference

2 February 2016, 12:14 PM

Soon situation will become clear and I hope a govt will be in place soon: Kavinder Gupta, BJP

2 February 2016, 10:54 AM

BJP J&K state leadership core group meet scheduled to take place at 4 pm today in Jammu.

2 February 2016, 09:31 AM

PDP, with 27 MLAs in the 87-member Assembly and BJP with 25 legislators, ran a coalition government headed by Sayeed for 10 months before his demise on January 7.

The PDP chief had said she will take a call after "reassessing" whether ally BJP's government at the Centre would take substantive steps in a "set time frame" to address the "core" political and economic issues of the state.

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2 February 2016, 09:29 AM

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Meanwhile, the PDP Legislature Party met for the first time on Monday since the demise of the ex-chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed but gave no clarity on whether Mehbooba was elected as its leader - a requirement for her formal projection as the Chief Ministerial candidate.

2 February 2016, 09:27 AM

PDP chief Mehbooba will meet the Governor in the afternoon today after which Sharma will meet him.

Vohra called for separate meetings with PDP president Mehbooba Mufti and state BJP chief Sat Pal Sharma over the issue of J&K govt formation on Tuesday.

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2 February 2016, 09:23 AM

According to sources, the Governor sent a communication by fax to the PDP Chief last evening for holding consultations.

On Monday, J&K Governor asked the PDP and the BJP to clarify their stand on govt formation by Tuesday.

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