Peoples` Democratic Party

Turkey pro-Kurdish party slams `lynching` campaign after night of violence

Turkey`s main pro-Kurdish party on Wednesday accused the government of supporting a campaign of "lynching" and dragging the country into war after two nights of attacks against its offices.

Sep 09, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Turkey PM forms election government including pro-Kurdish party

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday approved the makeup of the provisional government that will run the country until November 1 elections, including for the first time pro-Kurdish MPs. 

Aug 29, 2015, 00:40 AM IST

Turkey PM invites pro-Kurdish MPs into caretaker cabinet

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Wednesday invited three lawmakers from the pro-Kurdish Peoples` Democratic Party (HDP) to join an interim government to take Turkey to November 1 elections.

Aug 26, 2015, 19:35 PM IST

Turkey`s Erdogan set to call snap polls for November 1

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on Monday expected to call snap polls likely to be held on November 1 after efforts to form a coalition government failed.

Aug 24, 2015, 16:29 PM IST

Turkey opposition chief accuses government of inaction on violence in Kurdish areas

  Selahattin Demirtas, head of the pro-Kurdish Peoples` Democratic Party (HDP), accused the government on Wednesday of deliberate inaction amid growing violence in the largely Kurdish southeast.

Jun 10, 2015, 14:01 PM IST

Turkey's Erdogan trades accusations with Kurdish leader after bombs

Turkey`s pro-Kurdish opposition party on Saturday accused President Tayyip Erdogan of failing to show respect for two of its supporters who died in a bomb attack, a day before polls that could see it thwart his bid for sweeping new powers.

Jun 07, 2015, 03:08 AM IST

Turkey's Erdogan, Kurdish leader in war of words after bombing

Turkey`s Kurdish-rooted opposition party, which could scupper Tayyip Erdogan`s ambitions for sweeping new powers, accused the President on Saturday of a lack of respect for supporters killed in a bomb attack in an election rally and demanded he apologise.

Jun 06, 2015, 22:23 PM IST

Kurds mourn, protest after bombing at Turkish election rally

Turkish Kurds gathered on Saturday to mourn and protest at the scene of bomb blasts that killed two people and wounded more than 200 at an election rally, with many voicing anger at President Tayyip Erdogan ahead of Sunday`s parliamentary polls.

Jun 06, 2015, 15:32 PM IST

Pro-Kurdish party may tip balance in Turkey polls

The result is, admits Peoples` Democratic Party (HDP) leader Selahattin Demirtas, balanced on a "knife-edge". But the rise of his pro-Kurdish party means it could play the decisive role in determining the outcome of Turkey`s legislative elections.

Jun 05, 2015, 09:10 AM IST

NC-Congress joined hands in J&K to enjoy power: Sayeed

Patron of the main opposition PDP in Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said here on Sunday that the NC-Congress coalition government in the state had joined hands to "enjoy power".

Mar 31, 2013, 21:11 PM IST