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J&K Government

Mehbooba sends letter to stake claim for J&K govt formation, says 'unable to reach Rajbhavan'

The PDP has decided to form government in Jammu and Kashmir with the support of the National Conference and the Congress.

Nov 21, 2018, 20:43 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

All BJP ministers asked to resign from Jammu & Kashmir cabinet: Reports

The Kathua rape case has placed strains on an already uneasy relationship on the ruling PDP-BJP combine.

Apr 17, 2018, 21:31 PM IST

Separatists hit out at J&K govt for 'preventing' them to hold meeting

Referring to the NIA raids, the separatists claimed that these moves to "intimidate and harass" their leaders.

Jun 05, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

13,700 foreigners, including Rohingyas Muslims from Myanmar, settled in Jammu: J&K government

Over 13,700 foreigners, including Tibetans and Rohingyas Muslims from Myanmar, are settled in Jammu and Kashmir where the population of foreign nationals has increased by over 6,000 from 2008 to 2016.

Jan 11, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

Exgratia for Burhan Wani's brother announced, authorities seek objections

Under the rules, an ex-gratia of Rs four lakh is sanctioned.

Dec 13, 2016, 15:54 PM IST

Internet services suspended again in Kashmir amid fears of fresh protests

The authorities have deployed additional security personnel in Srinagar and other violence-prone areas in the Valley to maintain law and order.

Sep 12, 2016, 17:19 PM IST

Two killed in fresh Kashmir clashes, army moved in

Police said the deaths occurred in two south Kashmir villages where hundreds of people took out demonstrations defying restrictions on the assembly of four or more persons.

Sep 10, 2016, 19:12 PM IST

BJP, PDP alliance beyond govt. formation: Mehbooba

Expressing satisfaction that the agenda of alliance was reiterated and stressed by both the sides in recent times, she said that the alliance was forged keeping in mind the secular public of Jammu and Kashmir.

Mar 26, 2016, 20:44 PM IST

PDP, BJP stake claim to form J&K govt; Mehbooba says state's peace, development will be only agenda

The state has been under the president's rule since the sudden demise of the then chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed about two months ago.

Mar 26, 2016, 17:12 PM IST

'Rotational chief ministership' holds up govt formation in J&K?

At present, President's Rule has been imposed in Jammu and Kashmir in the absence of a chief minister.

Jan 12, 2016, 11:14 AM IST

J&K farmers hit by 2014 floods receive Rs 47 as compensation

After facing the brunt of devastating floods last year, the farmers of Jammu and Kashmir are now feeling cheated by the state government.

Jun 03, 2015, 10:24 AM IST

Is there a connection between the release of Masarat Alam and Lakhvi?

Much to India's dismay, a Pakistani court on Friday suspended the detention order of Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, an alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.

Mar 13, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

Is there a connection between the release of Masarat Alam and Lakhvi? Part-2

Much to India's dismay, a Pakistani court on Friday suspended the detention order of Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, an alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.

Mar 13, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

Sajjad Lone unhappy with 'low-key' portfolios in J&K govt, refuses to take charge

The newly-appointed Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led government in Jammu and Kashmir continues to court controversies after reports on Wednesday claimed that Peoples Conference leader Sajjad Lone is miffed with the 'low-key' ministries being allocated to him and has refused to take charge.

Mar 04, 2015, 11:43 AM IST