Mehbooba staring at first election defeat of her career

Mehbooba staring at first election defeat of her career

Shopian/Pulwama: The polling in Pulwama and Shopian districts for the Anantnag Lok Sabha seat portends ill for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate and party president Mehbooba Mufti. Mufti is contesting the Anantnag seat against 17 other candidates, including the J&K Congress president Ghulam Ahmad Mir and the National Conference’s Hasnain Masoodi. Her woes started in […]

Out of power Mehbooba apologises for ‘toffee’ remark

Out of power Mehbooba apologises for ‘toffee’ remark

Bijbehara: Claiming that her “toffee and milk” remarks, made during the 2016 uprising, were expressions of a “mother’s rage”, former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti neverthesless apologised for the remarks, here on Monday. She also maintained that her recent visits to militants’ families were made following invitations from the families, and were not for electoral gains. […]

Trade bodies demand shelving of PDD privatisation

Trade bodies demand shelving of PDD privatisation

SRINAGAR: Trade groups, Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) and JK Central Contractors Coordination Committee Sunday threatened of street protests if the state government did not shelve privatisation of Power Development Department (PDD). Talking to reporters, Farooq Dar, senior vice president of KEA, said the privatisation would increase the power tariff by a huge margin leaving the […]

Situation not favourable for local body polls: Mehbooba

Situation not favourable for local body polls: Mehbooba

Kangan: Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday while addressing a workers convention here said the situation is not favourable for conducting local body polls in the state and the party’s priority is to protect Article 35-A which stands challenged in the Supreme Court. Mehabooba said that she is hopeful that the Governor Malik […]

Modi-Imran tele talks: Mehbooba hopes for thaw in Indo-Pak ties

Modi-Imran tele talks: Mehbooba hopes for thaw in Indo-Pak ties

Srinagar: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s telephonic conversation with Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan congratulating him on his victory, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday expressed hope that it would lead to a sustainable thaw in relations between the two neighbouring countries. Hope this goes beyond the optics and leads […]

The Queen of Tears Returns

The Queen of Tears Returns

By Fida Hussain Sodagar Mehbooba Mufti is in tears again. It seems she is in love with tears. However, it is when she is out of power that Mehbooba becomes the queen of tears. She wept profusely while speaking on the 19th foundation day of PDP. On this particular day, the irony is that the […]

Mehbooba says coalition with BJP was to end bloodshed

Mehbooba says coalition with BJP was to end bloodshed

Urges Modi to respond to Imran Khan and initiate dialogue with Pakistan; asks pol parties to unite for safeguarding Article 35A SHEIKH UZAIR SRINAGAR: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti said on Saturday that her party did not form government with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for power but to “stop bloodshed”. Mehbooba expressed […]

Mehbooba’s theatrics has no takers, she has betrayed people: NC

Mehbooba’s theatrics has no takers, she has betrayed people: NC

‘Where were the tears when young children were being killed?’ SRINAGAR: National Conference (NC) on Saturday said PDP president Mehbooba Mufti’s “theatrics” at a PDP event here had no takers in the state as she had “betrayed” the people repeatedly in last four years “with the singular aim of her own political career and empowerment”. […]

ATFI files sedition case against Mehbooba

ATFI files sedition case against Mehbooba

Srinagar: Anti-Terrorist Front of India (ATFI) on Monday filed a sedition case against the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti over her statement wherein she had stated that more Salah-ud-dins and Yasin Maliks will be born in case New Delhi repeats 1987. The sedition case as per the documents available with Kashmir […]

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