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NC believes in the emotional exploitation and personal friendships in Delhi as license to the power: PDP


Stating that the frustration of the National Conference was understood, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday said this party is first time facing a structured opposition within the system and is not able to handle the situation. She was today addressing a series of meetings at Aloosa, Bandipur town and Sumlar in the North Kashmiri’s Bandipur constituency. In Bandipur town she addressed a youth convention. Senior party leader & MLA Nizamudin Bhat, MLC Naeem Akhtar and district president Yasir Reshi, Zone President Ab Majid besides others were also present and spoke the gathering on this occasion. The PDP president said the NC had taken power for granted and perceived itself as the successor to the Maharaja and believed …

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BJP’s Lalkar Rally in Jammu aimed to create communal tension: Omar


Cautioning the people of the attempts by a particular political party (BJP) to create communal tension and divide the people in the name of religion and region, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Monday said that the rally of December 1st announced by BJP in Jammu is aimed at this target. The Chief Minister said that the leaders in this rally will talk of abrogation of Article 370, discrimination between Kashmir and Jammu and other emotional issues. “They will criticize all leaders right from Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru to Dr. Farooq Abdullah for political situation in Jammu and Kashmir to attempt create hatred between Hindus and Muslims, Kashmir and Jammu for vote bank politics as has been their trait always”, he said adding …

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Omar lashes out at separatists for playing Cheap politics

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Maintaining that militancy and violence has changed not an iota on political spectrum of Jammu and Kashmir but resorted to miseries, economic disaster and blood-shed, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Thursday said that deserting their homeland in 1990’s by National Conference leadership was not due to any fear or weakness but with the contention that the then emerging separatists leadership may make any dent vis-à-vis resolving vexed Kashmir issue. “But the result is before you. They have not been able to deliver anything other than creating bloodshed and bundles of difficulties for people. Their claim of changing the system and the flag of the State proved totally a failure and they were not able to remove even a bunker from the …

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UPA has focused on three issues in J&K- women empowerment, employment to youth & empowerment of Panchayats: Rahul Gandhi

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Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Thursday said that UMEED scheme has given fillip to the endeavours of government to seek holistic welfare and economic independence of women in the State. He said UMEED has in fact given impetus to the hope of achieving the goal of women empowerment. Addressing UMEED beneficiaries at a function in Budgam, Omar Abdullah said that among various gifts to people of the Country and the State by the UPA Government, the launch of UMEED scheme in the State projected and piloted by Rahul Gandhi is a special gift to the women of Jammu and Kashmir for their comprehensive development and economic independence. The Chief Minister said that since the inception of the scheme he is observing …

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NC will not let BJP-PDP to divide J&K on communal lines: Rana


Cautioning people against disruptive and communal elements, Provincial President National Conference Devender Singh Rana on Wednesday said that Jammu and Kashmir has to flourish as a single entity and shinning abode of various faiths, as per its glorious ethos. Addressing a day-long convention of All Jammu and Kashmir Central Paramilitary Forces Welfare Association this afternoon, Mr Rana exuded confidence that people will maintain unity and foil the communal and misleading elements with their full might. He castigated Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) and People’s Democratic Party(PDP) for their hidden agenda of dividing the people on communal and regional lines with a bigger plan of weakening secular forces. “They have been hand in glove in exploiting the situations, like the one in Kishtwar …

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We are going to fight the elections to win it: Omar

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Assembly polls are still far away in J&K but the state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has already set himself the target of winning the crucial 2014 polls. On Monday when he was posed some straight questions by media persons after the traditional guard of honour on the occasion of reopening of darbar move offices here in the city of temples Omar said we will (the alliance partners) fight the elections to win it. Omar was asked to comment whether he is hopeful of forming the next govt in the state and he shot back saying no one fights an election to lose it. He said a lot depends on the judgement of the voters in the state and how they …

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NC will once again emerge victorious in 2014 assembly elections: Ajay Sadhotra

Minister for Planning and Development, Labour and Employment, Ajay Sadhotra today said that National Conference(NC) will once again emerge victorious in 2014 J&K state assembly elections under the leadership of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah thus further continuing its efforts of steering the state towards progress and prosperity. He was addressing a public meeting at Shama Chak in Marh block convened to listen to the public grievances. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that yesterday he visited several border villages in block Marh and took stock of situation arisen due to shelling by Pakistan. The state government has also prepared a comprehensive contingency plan to cope up with the situation, he added. He further said that people living close to …

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Congress out on the streets to organise party functions in Jammu


The leaders of the state unit of the congress party came out on the streets in the heart of Jammu city on Monday to organise an open air show, steps away from the official residence of the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to welcome the new entrants in the party.  Pradesh Congress committee chief Prof Saif-ud-Din Soz, Congress MP Madan Lal Sharma, senior party leaders and new entrants prominent among them Mohd Aslam Goni, Thakur Balbir Singh, Murtaza Khan, Zahida khan were also present on the occasion. The function was organised to welcome the new faces in to the party fold and to do the honors the congress party could not find any other better place but the middle of the …

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NC determined to Question Ex-Army Chief in the State Assembly: Rana

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National Conference MLC and party provincial President (Jammu) Devender Singh Rana Friday demanded that the retired army general should be brought to Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and that he should be questioned about the remarks he made about the state politicians recently.   Raising the issue in the upper house of the state legislature Rana maintained that the credibility of the house is at stake due to the recent remarks of former army chief and the matter should be thoroughly investigated. Reacting to the statement made by the PDP leaders in the house Rana said  VK Singh might be a big man for the PDP but his party considers him as a retired general who has off late developed interest …

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Why is NC provincial President Rana obsessed with BJP bashing only?

Devender Rana

With election season nearing the political activity is peaking across peaceful districts of Jammu division. Starting from National Conference, PDP, Congress, BSP, Panthers Party and BJP almost all the political parties are organising regular public meetings and mass contact programmes. The top brass of these political parties have set their eyes on the traditional vote bank of their opponents to consolidate their own position in the next elections. On one hand the alliance partners in the state are pulling in different directions and are not willing to forge any pre-poll alliance and on the other other the main opposition parties Peoples Democratic Party, BJP and Panthers party are working hard to expose the fault lines between the alliance partners. Alarmed …

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