Don’t harass militants’ families: Mehbooba to forces at UHQ meet

Don’t harass militants’ families: Mehbooba to forces at UHQ meet

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has asked government forces to avoid any harassment of families of militants, sources privy to the unified headquarters meeting held in Srinagar on Tuesday told Kashmir Reader. According to a senior official, who attended the meeting, “Security agencies were directed to ensure that no harassment is meted out to the […]

Will step down if dialogue not held: CM

Will step down if dialogue not held: CM

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday threatened to step down if New Delhi fails to hold dialogue over Kashmir. The statement comes after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, put normalcy as a pre-condition to dialogue in a meeting between the two in New Delhi on Monday. “If there is no heed paid to the […]

Mehbooba promised Modi to adopt harsh anti-Kashmir measures, says JKLF

Mehbooba promised Modi to adopt harsh anti-Kashmir measures, says JKLF

Srinagar: The JKLF on Tuesday said that chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has assured “her Indian masters” of using more harsh tactics against Kashmiris. In a statement JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Maik said the meeting between Mehbooba Mufti and Narendra Modi was held for seeking extension to her “disastrous rule” in Jammu Kashmir. “Mehbooba Mufti pledged […]

Pulwama college staff meets CM

Pulwama college staff meets CM

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday met with teaching staff of Pulwama Government Degree College to seek factual details of the April 15 incident that led to widespread student protests across Kashmir. “The staff and in-charge principal met chief minister at her residence and apprised her of the details and facts that led to […]

History’s Lessons Unheeded

History’s Lessons Unheeded

A meeting of the unified headquarters, chaired by Mehbooba Mufti, has been held to review the deteriorating situation Kashmir. Comprised of top brass of the army, the police, paramilitary, state and central intelligence agencies, the united headquarters is the apex anti-militancy grid in the state.  There is a multi-faceted context to the meeting: the spiral […]

Modi ready for talks after normalcy: Mehbooba

Modi ready for talks after normalcy: Mehbooba

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate a dialogue to contain the deteriorating situation in the Valley, and said that Modi appeared amenable to this. “The prime minister has an intention of holding talks after the situation becomes normal,” Mehbooba told reporters after the […]

All is well: BJP

All is well: BJP

Jammu: The PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir is “working well” and there are no differences between the coalition partners in the state, according to BJP state president Sat Sharma. The remarks come ahead of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today amid the deteriorating security situation in the state and […]

Mehbooba to meet Modi today

Mehbooba to meet Modi today

NEW DELHI:  Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi here Monday amid the deteriorating security situation in the state and strains in the PDP-BJP coalition. Mehbooba, who is under mounting attack in the face of fresh spurt in violence in Kashmir, is expected to discuss with Modi the prevailing situation […]

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