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J&K govt formation: Modi-Mufti meeting postponed, last-minute hitches in PDP-BJP deal crop up

The postponement of an expected meeting on Wednesday between PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has triggered speculation about any last minute hitches on key issues that could form the basis for the formation of a coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir.

Feb 25, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

Differences between PDP, BJP over Article 370, AFSPA 'ironed out': Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who is likely to be the next Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday said differences with BJP over contentious issues like Article 370 and AFSPA have been ironed out in the Common Minimum Programme.

Feb 24, 2015, 19:30 PM IST

BJP, PDP find middle ground, reach 'understanding' on forming govt in J&K

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.

Feb 24, 2015, 07:10 AM IST

J&K likely to get BJP-PDP coalition government soon: Nirmal Singh

Jammu and Kashmir is likely to have a BJP-PDP coalition government soon as the two parties are believed to have firmed up a "carefully drafted" Common Minimum Programme (CMP) touching all controversial issues like Article 370 and AFSPA.

Feb 20, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

Amit Shah holds discussions with RSS leaders

Ahead of talks with PDP over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir and the trust vote in Bihar, BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday met top RSS leaders in the capital.

Feb 19, 2015, 15:12 PM IST

BJP, PDP candidates elected unopposed in Jammu and Kashmir

Five candidates of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) combine were elected unopposed in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council Election.

Feb 19, 2015, 08:33 AM IST

J&K govt formation: BJP says talks on for stable govt

A day after the Peoples Democratic Party gave enough hints that it was ready to form a coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, a delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party leaders on Thursday met Gove

Jan 01, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

J&K govt formation: Suspense continues; BJP says talks on for stable govt

A day after the Peoples Democratic Party gave enough hints that it was ready to form a coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, a delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party leaders on Thursday met Governor NN Vohra. 

Jan 01, 2015, 09:32 AM IST

Notification for 12th Assembly in Jammu and Kashmir issued

After getting Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's mandatory approval, the state law department has issued a notification for constituting the 12th Legislative Assembly.

Dec 31, 2014, 08:58 AM IST

J&K govt formation: Not in a hurry to cobble up coalition, says PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti

Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti, who on Wednesday met Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra to discuss government formation in the state, told reporters that her party was not in a hurry to cobble up a coalition.

Dec 31, 2014, 08:34 AM IST

Congress cautions PDP against forming govt with BJP

Cautioning PDP against forging an alliance with BJP in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress on Tuesday hoped that party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed would take a decision that best suits the "current political consensus" that has evolved in the state.

Dec 30, 2014, 14:27 PM IST

Union Minister Jitendra Singh parries questions on govt formation in J&K

 Union Minister Jitendra Singh, a prominent BJP face from Jammu region, on Saturday parried questions on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir where his party is in deliberations with others to form the government.

Dec 27, 2014, 15:44 PM IST

J&K govt formation: PDP seeks assurance from prospective partners over Article 370​, AFSPA

The impasse over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir persisted for the fifth day on Saturday as Peoples Democratic Party sought assurance from its prospective partners over contentious issues like safeguarding Article 370 and revocation of AFSPA.

Dec 27, 2014, 12:42 PM IST

Priority to form govt capable of delivering PDP's agenda: Mehbooba Mufti

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed said on Tuesday that her party is not in a hurry and will take time in exploring possibilities to form government after it emerged as the single largest party in the state.

Dec 23, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

J&K, Jharkhand Assembly elections - 4th phase: As it happened

  • 61.65% polling percentage recorded for 4th phase of Jharkhand Assembly election, expected to go up by 1-2%, as per EC.

Dec 14, 2014, 09:19 AM IST