Fourth phase of Assembly Elections: Voting for 18 J&K seats, 15 Jharkhand constituencies begins
Fourth phase of Assembly Elections: Voting for 18 J&K seats, 15 Jharkhand constituencies begins

Polling began on Sunday for the penultimate round of the five-phased elections as votes were being cast for 18 seats in Jammu and Kashmir and 15 Assembly seats in Jharkhand.

'PDP committed to bring Jammu on map of heritage tourism'

 Reaching out to the people of Jammu region, patron of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Saturday said if voted to power his party will bring the area on the heritage tourism map.

Congress made Guru a scapegoat to stop BJP: Sayeed

PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Wednesday alleged that former Congress-led UPA government at the Centre used Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru as a scapegoat in its failed bid to stop the rise of BJP at the national level.

Kashmiris want issues resolved through democratic process: PDP

Expressing satisfaction at the smooth conduct of the third phase of Assembly polls, PDP on Tuesday said the people of Jammu and Kashmir have shown maturity in this election and sent out a "clear and loud" message that the problems facing the state be resolved through democratic process.

PDP hits out at PM for trumpeting package to J&K flood victims

Political parties in Kashmir on Monday termed Narendra Modi's speech as "gimmickry" and "double-talk" with People's Democratic Party accusing the Prime Minister of insulting the flood victims by trumpeting its Rs 1,000 crore assistance package during the poll campaign.

Removal of J&K's special status will be assault on idea of India: PDP

 Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said Kashmir's accession to India strengthened the secular credentials of the country and any attempt to revoke the special status given to the state would be an assault on the very idea of India.

Terror begets nothing but miseries for families of victims: PDP

 PDP chief Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Saturday expressed dismay over the sudden spurt in terror attacks in Kashmir Valley and said such tragic incidents only bring miseries for the families of the victims and don't achieve any political objectives.

Only PDP can stop the rise of BJP in J&K: Sayeed
Only PDP can stop the rise of BJP in J&K: Sayeed

 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said it was the only party which could stop the rise of the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir and defeat its "divisive" agenda.

Sayeed exhorts voters to participate in assembly polls

Srinagar: Exhorting electors to participate in voting in the ensuing assembly elections here, Opposition PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Wednesday said larger participation of the city's "emancipated" residents would add "credibility and prestige" to the democratic process.

Assembly polls to safeguard distinct identity of J&K: PDP

Opposition PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday said the ongoing assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir were not just about development, but also about "safeguarding" the distinct identity of the state and upholding the dignity of its people.

Dialogue only way to resolve all Indo-Pak issues: Mufti

PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Wednesday said India and Pakistan should take reconciliation process to its logical end for restoring sustainable peace in the sub- continent, asserting that dialogue is the only mean to resolve all Indo-Pak issues.

Pursue politically-inclusive agenda for J&K: PDP to Centre

Opposition PDP on Thursday said the Centre should take on board all stakeholders as part of a politically-inclusive and development-intensive agenda for the state and take measures to address both the internal and external dimensions of the Kashmir issue.

PDP alone can counter BJP's divisive agenda: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections, and said only his party can counter the BJP's "divisive agenda".

Will foil any attempt to dilute distinct identity of J&K: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday said that it would thwart any attempt aimed at diluting the distinct identity of Jammu and Kashmir.

Polls about safeguarding J&K's Constitutional position: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

Elections in Jammu and Kashmir are about safeguarding the distinct Constitutional position of the state, PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said on Sunday.

PDP to make J&K a bridge between India, Pak if voted to power

 The Peoples' Democratic Party, if voted to power, will make Jammu and Kashmir a bridge between India and Pakistan by opening Kargil-Skardu road and starting a bus service on it, PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said on Saturday.

PDP announces its candidates for J&K Assembly polls

Opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday announced the last and final list of 11 candidates for the upcoming Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K Assembly polls crucial to safeguard Valley's interests: PDP

Opposition PDP on Monday said the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, beginning next month, would be crucial to safeguard the interests of the state, in the resolution of the problem and in securing the rights of the people "within the Union".

PDP chief calls for resumption of Indo-Pak talks

Jammu & Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday called for resumption of talks between India and Pakistan, saying there was no visible alternative to the dialogue process.

PDP MPs, MLAs to donate month's salary for flood relief ops: Sayeed

Calling for a massive and coordinated effort to rebuild flood-ravaged Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Thursday said his party legislators and parliamentarians would donate one month's salary for relief and rehabilitation.