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NC-Cong government an utter failure, unable to fulfill a single promise: Mufti

Mufti Mohd. Sayeed

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has said in view of the unmistakable wave of anger against the National Conference led coalition in the state the government narrative has become more incoherent, unconvincing and at times comic than it has been in the past five years. Addressing a function organized in connection with the support offered by Janata Dal (United), Jammu unit to the party’s parliamentary candidate for Jammu, Yashpal Sharma, Mufti said now that it is clear that there is a wave of anger against the ruling coalition in the state, the government has gone into panic and the chief minister is making announcements that he has not been able to fulfill in five-and-a-half years but …

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Modi wants to suppress the voice of Kashmiris: Farooq Abdullah


NC president Farooq Abdullah today said there was a need to convince political parties in Delhi to go through the autonomy report on Jammu and Kashmir for addressing the Kashmir issue, while describing erstwhile NDA government’s “rejection” of autonomy document as unfortunate. “Unfortunately no one in Delhi has read the Autonomy document. And without reading, how can they think over it. There is a need to convince them to go through it first,” Farooq said here. The Union Minister, who is the National Conference’s candidate for Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency, was addressing a workers’ convention at party headquarters. Abdullah said talking about Autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir was no sin as it is the fundamental right of the people. “We talked …

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Azad acquired 2.5 acres of agricultural land in Vidarbha in 1994 but concealed this info in 2006, 08, 09 polls

Ghulam Nabi Azad LS seat Affidavit

Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Tuesday filed his nomination papers from Udhampur-Doda Lok Sabha seat and also declared his family’s movable and immovable assets worth 4.14 crores. In the long list of assets Azad declared that on July 5, 1994 he had acquired  2.5 acres of agricultural piece of  land in Washim district of Vidharbha in Maharashtra by sale deed under survey no 461. Significantly Azad who had contested 2006 by polls in Jammu and Kashmir and later Assembly polls in 2008, Rajya Sabha polls in 2009  had concealed this crucial piece of information. A quick review of previous affidavits submitted by Azad at the time of filing the nomination papers clearly revealed that Azad had deliberately hidden property …

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My son should have a stint at the Centre and not remain confined to the state politics: Farooq Abdullah

Training his guns on Narendra Modi, Union Minister Farooq Abdullah today accused him of being a “dictator” and thinking only of “self promotion” and not the country. “He (Modi) can make his party President (Rajnath Singh) bow and yesterday’s tweets explains that completely. His autocratic way of functioning will harm the BJP as well as the country,” Abdullah, National Conference president, who will be contesting from Srinagar Parliamentary seat, said. He was referring to the tweets of Rajnath yesterday, “Time For Change, Time For BJP. Abki Baar, Bhajapa Sarkar (This time BJP government)” which was changed in 33 minutes to “Ab Ki Baar, Modi Sarkar (Time for a Modi government).” The Union Minister said that Modi was being supported by …

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Congress Minister puts Omar Govt in the dock ahead of Crucial Budget Session

Shabir Ahmed KHan house Jammu

Once again sex taint has come to haunt Omar Abdullah led alliance govt ahead of the crucial Budget session beginning February 10, 2014. As is expected the Budget session would be opening on a stormy note as the combined opposition of PDP, BJP, Pathers party and CPI(M) are gearing up to put the alliance govt on the mat on  the floor of the house over variety of issues. The current issue of alleged sexual assault on a lady doctor by a sitting congress minister, has made matters worse for the alliance govt. The PDP has already indicated its resolve to take on the govt head on and expose its poor functioning on all fronts. On their part both the BJP …

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J&K Govt owes 742 cr security bill: BJP

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Accusing the National Conference (NC) led government of following double standards, BJP National Executive Member and J&K Chief Spokesperson Dr Jitendra Singh disclosed here today that despite repeated reminders from the union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the State is yet to pay to the Center an amount of Rs 742 crore which it owes on account of deployment of paramilitary forces in Jammu and Kashmir. On the one hand,the ruling party leadership publicly demands withdrawal of Indian security forces from Jammu and Kashmir, on the other hand, it conveniently continues to use the services of these forces at the expense of Govt of India’s exchequer, he alleged. Quoting official sources, Dr Jitendra Singh explained, the amount of Rs 742 …

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BJP urges Governor to dismiss NC-led Coalition Govt.


Urging State Governor N.N. Vohra to discharge his constitutional obligations towards the nation by invoking section 92 of the State Constitution to dismiss the NC-led coalition government without losing a single moment, State General Secretary Bali Bhagat and Prof Hari Om, Political Advisor to State BJP President Jugal Kishore Sharma, on Friday said that the NC has crossed all the limits by demanding “independence status for Kashmir”. “The NC has become a threat to national security and its continuation in the highest executive office even for a moment would prove detrimental to the paramount national interests and interests of the people of the state. It wants to restore in Kashmir a situation as it existed there before 1420 A.D. The …

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State BJP accepted Omar’s challenge to hold a debate on article 370

BJP-JK-Jugal Kishore-Omar

Accusing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah of distorting facts to mislead his communal constituency and hoodwink general masses, state BJP president and MLA Jugal Kishore Sharma today accepted his challenge to hold debate on Article 370 and the results that followed on the implementation of this Article. “He must come forward to hold a debate on Article 370 with any BJP leader,” he said, and added that both the Congress and the NC have consistently misused Article 370 to deprive the people of the state of their fundamental rights and promote communalism, separatism and politics of regional discrimination. “It is because of Article 370 that the refugees from West Pakistan could not obtain citizenship rights and the Supreme Court of India …

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BOPEE Scam: War of words between PDP and NC continues, PDP demands investigation of possible political nexus


Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti Saturday demanded that the investigations must look beyond Mushtaq Peer to find out facts about possible political connections to the BOPEE scandal. Addressing public meetings in Sheeri, Chandoosa and Khitangam in the north Kashmir’s Baramulla constituency, Mehbooba said refusal to take responsibility for the acts of omissions and commissions of his government, has become the part of defence mechanism of the chief minister, Omar Abdullah. The PDP chief said the startling facts reported so far are sufficient to suggest that Mushtaq Peer was handpicked for the BOPEE job and given subsequent extensions and re-employed with full knowledge about his shady past and activities as the head of BOPEE. Mehbooba said the BOPEE selection …

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PDP has only agenda of removing me from the chair of Chief Ministership by hook or crook: Omar

Omar-NC-Pak PM

Describing PDP and BJP two faces of same coin, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Thursday said that their only agenda is to divide people on emotional grounds, polarize the society and boom hatred to grab power. Addressing a well-attended public gathering at Darhal in Rajouri District of Jammu Division, this afternoon, the Chief Minister said that PDP never tried to create working relation with his government for the larger interests of the State and its people. “When in 2002 Mufti Mohammad Sayeed took over as the Chief Minister of the State, I went to him to congratulate and assure full support of my party, the then opposition party, for the welfare of the State and upliftment of people. Yet again in …

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