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President's rule imposed after Governor's rule expires in Jammu and Kashmir

The BJP decided to pull out of the coalition government owing to the former's soft posturing towards separatists and stone-pelters.

Dec 19, 2018, 19:00 PM IST

BJP-PDP alliance breaks, Mehbooba quits as J&K CM, opposition seeks fresh polls; anti-terror ops set to intensify

The BJP on Tuesday pulled out of the three-year-old ruling coalition with the PDP in J&K and called for Governor's rule, saying it had become 'untenable' to continue in the alliance government. 

Jun 20, 2018, 00:01 AM IST

NN Vohra recommends Governor's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir as PDP-BJP alliance collapses

Under the provision of Section 92 of the Jammu and Kashmir Constitution, Governor's Rule is imposed for six months, but only after the consent of the President of India.

Jun 19, 2018, 20:57 PM IST

Opportunistic BJP-PDP alliance set J&K on fire, cost India strategically: Rahul Gandhi

The PDP and the BJP formed a coalition more than two months after the December 2014 elections returned a hung verdict, in which the PDP got 28 seats and the BJP 25, while the National Conference bagged 15 seats and the Congress managed to win 12 in a House of 89. 

Jun 19, 2018, 19:37 PM IST

PDP-BJP government collapses in Jammu and Kashmir: Here's how political parties reacted

The BJP won 25 seats and the PDP 28 in the 87-member Assembly and came together in an alliance, two months after the December 2014 elections. The NC has 15 seats, the Congress 12 and others seven. 

Jun 19, 2018, 19:02 PM IST

PDP didn't form alliance with BJP for power, our motive was reconciliation and dialogue: Mehbooba Mufti

PDP and BJP formed a coalition more than two months after the December 2014 elections returned a hung verdict, in which the PDP got 28 seats and the BJP 25, while the National Conference bagged 15 seats and the Congress managed to win 12 in a House of 89. 

Jun 19, 2018, 17:15 PM IST

Omar Abdullah seeks Governor's rule in J&K, says state should face fresh elections soon

The People`s Democratic Party (PDP) and the BJP formed a coalition more than two months after the December 2014 elections returned a hung verdict, in which the PDP got 28 seats and the BJP 25, while the National Conference bagged 15 seats and the Congress managed to win 12 in a House of 89. 

Jun 19, 2018, 16:43 PM IST

SC for early hearing of PIL seeking Governor's rule in J&K

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked its Registry to consider listing a pending plea filed by Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) leader Bhim Singh seeking imposition of Governor's rule in the troubled state, for early hearing.

Sep 21, 2016, 18:56 PM IST

Plea seeks imposition of Governor's rule in J&K; SC to hear matter next week

As the situation in Jammu and Kashmir continues to remain volatile, a plea was filed before the Supreme Court on Friday seeking its direction to the state Governor to take over the state administration there.

Jul 22, 2016, 11:35 AM IST

PDP reconciliatory, BJP hopes for government formation in J&K

BJP, PDP hopeful of moving ahead with formation of coalition government in the state.

Feb 15, 2016, 22:30 PM IST

Arunachal Governor takes reins of governance, assures security to MLAs

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prashad Rajkhowa has assured MLAs that they will be provided security which they are entitled to.

Jan 27, 2016, 14:27 PM IST

Nitin Gadkari, Sonia Gandhi to visit Srinagar

Union minister Nitin Gadkari and Congress president Sonia Gandhi are scheduled to visit Srinagar on Sunday to offer condolences to the family of late chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Muhammad Sayeed.

Jan 10, 2016, 07:48 AM IST

Masarat Alam's release: Decision taken during Governor's rule in J&K, says Mufti govt

Amid hue and cry over the release of Masarat Alam, sources in Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday claimed that the decision not to file fresh charges against the separatis

Mar 10, 2015, 11:27 AM IST

Governor's rule ends in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Sunday revoked Governor's rule in the state, following the swearing in of the Mufti Mohammed Sayeed government.

Mar 01, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

Civilian administrator presides over Kashmir's main R-Day function

Republic Day celebrations Monday passed off peacefully across Kashmir where a civilian administrator presided over the Valley's main function for the first time in nearly 20 years due to Governor's Rule in the state.

Jan 26, 2015, 13:41 PM IST

Governor's rule in J&K crucial to restore democracy: Jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh on Sunday said that Governor's rule in the state of Jammu and Kashmir is important "to restore democracy".

Jan 12, 2015, 01:14 AM IST

J&K to have stable government soon: BJP

 Hinting that Governor's rule imposed two days back in Jammu and Kashmir may be for a brief spell, BJP today said it was required to "restore democracy" and that a stable government will soon be in place in the state which will work for all round development.

Jan 12, 2015, 00:19 AM IST

It's the sixth time Governor's rule has been imposed in J&K

When President Pranab Mukherjee accepted the Centre's recommendation for Governor's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, it was for the sixth time that the state had gone under direct central rule.

Jan 11, 2015, 15:17 PM IST

Imposition of Governor's rule raises hope of flood victims in J&K

Imposition of Centre's rule in Jammu and Kashmir has raised hopes among the victims of last year's devastating floods that the process of rehabilitation will be expedited now even as the political parties continue to blame each other for enforcement of Governor's rule in the state.

Jan 11, 2015, 14:40 PM IST

Stable govt in J&K soon: BJP

 Declining to give any timeframe on formation of government in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP on Saturday claimed there will be a stable government in that state soon.

Jan 10, 2015, 18:11 PM IST