National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Monday questioned whether Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and his daughter Mehbooba Mufti were trying to break the PDP-BJP alliance in the state.
Independent MLA from Langate seat Sheikh Abdul Rashid on Sunday termed the PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir as a "cruel joke", saying there was nothing poles apart in the two parties as claimed by new state Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
Minutes after Mufti Mohammad Sayeed took oath as Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, former CM of the state Omar Abdullah on Sunday congratulated the newly-formed PDP-BJP government, but not without sarcasm.
Amidst swine flu scare and forecast of heavy rain/snow early next week, authorities on Saturday extended the ongoing winter vacation in schools falling under Kashmir division and the winter zones of Jammu by another week.
The famous tourist resort of Gulmarg experienced fresh snowfall while Srinagar and other plains were lashed by rains under the impact of western disturbance - the main system affecting weather in Jammu and Kashmir.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday announced that her party has reached an understanding with the Bharatiya Janata Party on forming a coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir.
With weather conditions improving, the Jammu-Kashmir national highway was on Saturday opened after two days even as only one way vehicular traffic was allowed to ply on the only surface link that connects Kashmir to the rest of the country.
Srinagar and most other parts of Kashmir witnessed dry weather after five days of intermittent rains and snowfall, with the minimum temperature across the division, including Ladakh region, appreciating, even as the MeT Department predicted a fresh western disturbance early next week.