J&K Assembly pays tribute to deceased legislators

Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, which met here for the six-day autumn session, Monday paid tributes to four former legislators from the state who died over the past six months.

Omar seeks apology from PDP in Haji Mohammad case

The death of Haji Mohammad Yousuf in 2011 has become a political issue in Jammu and Kashmir as Chief Minister Omar Abdullah sought an apology from the PDP for terming a natural death as murder but the opposition party hit back at him.

Sarpanch shot dead by suspected militants in Kashmir

Suspected militants killed a sarpanch affiliated to opposition People`s Democratic Party in Pulwama district of Kashmir, police said today.

PDP legislator apologises for slapping marshal

A People`s Democratic Party legislator who slapped a Jammu and Kashmir Assembly marshal on Wednesday apologised in the house on Thursday.

Legislator injured in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly ruckus

A lawmaker from opposition People`s Democratic Party was injured during a ruckus in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly after which the speaker adjourned the house till Wednesday.

Creating jobs for youth PDP`s main economic goal: Mehbooba Mufti

Employment generation for youth of Jammu and Kashmir will be main economic goal of People`s Democratic Party (PDP) if it wins the 2014 assembly elections, party president Mehbooba Mufti said Friday.

PDP`s Mehbooba Mufti blames Abdullah for youth unemployment

People`s Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti has criticized the Omar Abdullah-led National Conference-Congress Government for taking away job opportunities from the youth and reinstating old people.

PDP welcomes Hurriyat-Pak talks

Opposition People`s Democratic Party welcomed the meeting between Kashmiri separatists and Pakistan Premier`s advisor Sartaj Aziz, saying the process should be carried forward in all its dimensions.

Mufti pretending not to be power hungry: Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah hit out at People`s Democratic Party chief Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, saying he is fashioned to pretend that he is not power hungry.

Judicial probe in Kishtwar violence as eyewash: PDP

People`s Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir termed judicial probe announced by the state government to investigate the violence in Kishtwar as an eyewash.

Nigeria`s 3 opposition parties merge to challenge ruling PDP

Nigeria`s three leading opposition parties got approval for their merger in a bid to challenge President Goodluck Jonathan`s ruling PDP in 2015.

No democracy in J&K: PDP patron

National Conference was on Saturday flayed by People`s Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed for the frequent restrictions on movement imposed by authorities in Jammu and Kashmir.

NC has plunged J&K into unprecedented crisis since 2009: Mufti

PDP said National Conference-led govt has plunged J&K into unprecedented crisis since 2009 and regime has become synonymous to chaos & uncertainty.

PDP condemns death of youths in Bandipora

PDP condemned the killing of 2 youth in north Kashmir`s Bandipora district saying incident has once again exposed the sorry state of affairs in J&K.

Madani permitted to attend daughter`s marriage under security

Kerala-based People`s Democratic Party leader and 2008 Bangalore serial blast accused Abdul Nasser Madani was granted permission by trial court to attend his daughter`s marriage under police security.

Ex J&K Dy CM gives `conditional` resignation

Former deputy CM and leader of opposition People`s Democratic Party Muzaffar Hussain Baig Wednesday, in a move meant to embarrass the government, submitted his resignation from the state legislative assembly to the Speaker.

J&K CM should not have allowed Guru`s execution: PDP

Opposition People`s Democratic Party said Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah should not have allowed execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru due to its adverse impact in Valley.

NC-led govt undermining democratic institutions: Mufti

PDP alleged the NC-led government was systematically eroding sanctity of democratic institutions like Panchayati Raj in Jammu and Kashmir.

NC never allowed democracy to grow in J&K: Mehbooba

People`s Democratic Party flayed the ruling National Conference in J&K alleging it did not allow democracy to flourish in the state.

Use calm to resolve Kashmir problem: Mehbooba

The President of the People`s Democratic Party (PDP), Mehbooba Mufti, has asked the Central Government to use the prevailing calm in the region to solve the Kashmir problem.