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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

Armenians, Yazidi, Roma in Turkey`s diverse new parliament

The new Turkish parliament will show greater diversity than before, with three Armenians elected from three different parties and also representatives from other minority ethnic or religious backgrounds.

Jun 11, 2015, 15:02 PM IST

Turkey braces for tense polls after deadly attack

Turkey on Saturday prepared for its tightest elections in over a decade, with tensions riding high after a bomb attack killed two and wounded dozens at a rally of the main pro-Kurdish party.

Jun 06, 2015, 16:16 PM IST

Turkey`s Kurdish party headquarters attacked, no casualties: Official

 Unidentified assailants on Saturday opened fire at Turkey`s main Kurdish party headquarters in the capital Ankara, with no casualties reported, an official from the party said.

Apr 18, 2015, 15:10 PM IST

Nigeria's ruling party wins oil hub Rivers state governorship

 Nigeria`s ruling People`s Democratic Party (PDP) won the governorship election in oil hub Rivers state with 1,029,120 votes, the electoral commission in state capital Port Harcourt said early on Monday.

Apr 13, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

If BJP against Masarat's release, they should withdraw support to PDP: Panthers Party

 National Panthers Party (NPP) chief Bhim Singh on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should withdraw their support to the ruling People`s Democratic Party (PDP) if they were against the release of separatist leader Masarat Alam.

Mar 09, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

BJP MLAs submit letter to J&K Governor pledging support to PDP

Elected legislatives of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) met Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Friday and submitted a letter with regards to their party extending its support to the People`s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state assembly.

Feb 27, 2015, 21:38 PM IST

Uzbekistan votes in parliamentary polls

Uzbekistan voters cast ballots Sunday in parliamentary elections in the ex-Soviet Central Asian state where all four competing parties support President Islam Karimov`s policies.

Dec 21, 2014, 17:23 PM IST

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.

Aug 25, 2014, 14:00 PM IST

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.

Jul 17, 2014, 18:00 PM IST

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.

Apr 18, 2014, 11:29 AM IST

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.

Feb 20, 2014, 13:13 PM IST

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.

Feb 11, 2014, 13:05 PM IST

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.

Dec 21, 2013, 01:06 AM IST

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.

Nov 23, 2013, 15:12 PM IST