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Stop ‘polarising’ Jammu and Kashmir: Gulam Nabi Azad to BJP, PDP, NC

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Hitting out at rivals NC, PDP and BJP for polarisation of politics in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad today asked they put an end to it as people want progress, development and the youth dream of bright careers. “J&K has seen enough of polarisation politics being carried out by BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party), PDP (People’s Democratic Party) and NC (National Conference). Let’s now call off this business of polarisation, as people of the State want to progress; youth want to have bright careers”, he said at a public rally here. Azad, who was campaigning for Congress Minister and two- term MLA Gulam Ahmed Mir from here said: “We have to make our state a modern, progressive and …

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PDP committed to inclusive governance, economic growth: Mehbooba Mufti

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Asserting that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is committed to economic uplift of Jammu and Kashmir, party president Mehbooba Mufti today said if voted to power her party will ensure inclusive governance by enabling people’s participation in the developmental process. Addressing election meetings in Wachi constituency in south Kashmir, the PDP president said economic growth of the State was one of the thrust areas of her party and same has been incorporated in the vision document released recently. ‘If voted to power PDP Government will have an economic policy which will not be formulated for Government’s activities but for private businesses and enterprises,’ Ms Mufti said and added that special economic zones would be created for different regions of the State. …

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Omar terms BJP and PDP as two sides of the same coin

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Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today termed BJP and PDP as two sides of the same coin while alleging that both the parties are inherently opposed to Article 370, which gives special status to the State. “PDP and BJP are two sides of the same coin and both parties are inherently opposed to Article 370. While (PDP patron) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed eroded Article 370 from 1953 to 1975, (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi wants to abrogate it and both these leaders have similar intentions,” Omar said addressing a public meeting in Beerwah constituency of north Kashmir’s Budgam district. “I am amazed that Mufti Sahab can openly talk about Article 370 when it was none other than him who played a very important …

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Only PDP Can Stop the Rise of BJP in J&K: Mufti Sayeed

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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said it was the only party which could stop the rise of the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir and defeat its “divisive” agenda. “The collapse of National Conference and Congress in the state as major political forces has pitted the PDP directly against the BJP,” Sayeed claimed while addressing public meetings in south Kashmir Pulwama district. “The BJP’s divisive agenda to seek a majority in the assembly is detrimental to the interests of the state and the country,” he said, adding that his party with the support of the people would defeat the designs to dilute the distinct identity of J&K. He added that the people of Jammu and Kashmir want …

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PDP to win maximum seats in 2nd phase: Mehbooba Mufti

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Calling for mass participation in remaining phases of the Assembly polls, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti today expressed confidence that her party would win maximum number of seats both in Jammu and the Valley in second phase also, on its way to absolute majority. “We are hopeful of getting maximum number of seats in all the 18 constituencies going to the polls tomorrow in the state as the voters are likely to repeat the enthusiasm, which was visible in the first phase of polling last month, by participating overwhelmingly in the electoral process,” she said while addressing various roadside meetings at Rafiabad Assembly constituency in North Kashmir’s Baramulla  district. Ms Mufti said there is a strong wave sweeping …

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Omar never made any serious effort for revocation of AFSPA: Mehbooba Mufti

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Alleging that Chief Minister Omar  Abdullah never made any serious effort for revocation of controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti said he (Omar) was now trying to cover-his countless failures. Having unceremoniously dumped his rhetorical AFSPA  revocation demand, Mr Abdullah was now trying to blame everybody except himself for his countless failures and follies.     “Unfortunately, Mr Abdullah’s wavering stance on crucial issues during the past six years has reduced the CM’s post to a mockery,” Ms Mufti said while addressing an election rally in this south Kashmir constituency. Accusing Mr Abdullah of never having made a serious effort for the revocation of AFSPA, she said let the Chief Minister come up …

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NC MLC Sheikh Ghulam Rasool stumps Omar on Poll eve, likely to join PDP

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Openly raising banner of revolt against the functioning of the working president of National Conference another senior leader and party MLC Sheikh Ghulam Rasool Wednesday quit from the primary membership of the party ahead of the first round of polling. Retired as former Chief secretary Sheikh was often credited for ensuing thumping victory of Omar in 2008 Assembly polls after witnessing poll debacle in 2002 from Ganderbal at the hands of PDP candidate. Rasools’ decision to dump the National Conference on the eve of the polls is likely to bolster claims of the opposition party and would provide them with the ammunition to target  the top brass of the party with lethal barbs during the electioneering. In his resignation letter …

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Time running out for Omar Abdullah but PDP leaders not so Punctual too

Time running out for Omar Abdullah but PDP leaders not so Punctual too

Time may have been running out for the Omar Abdullah lead alliance govt in the state of Jammu and Kashmir but PDP leaders are not punctual too. On Friday the PDP patron and PDP President arrived more than two hours behind the schedule and instead of saying sorry to the waiting gathering exhibited false sense of pulling strings of power. To ensure gathering of media persons at a party function in Jammu on Friday Peoples Democratic Party leaders through their media managers had sent series of messages and press invitations through email to cover the function at Reen Palace at 10.00 a.m. The occasion was to welcome grandson of Maharaja Hari Singh, Vikramaditya in to the party fold. The event …

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PDP serves Wazwan to journalists in fair view, Mehbooba ‘promises’ lavish dinner meet after assembly polls

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The fair view residence of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohd Sayeed was well lit up Monday evening to receive hundreds of guests from the media fraternity on Gupkar road. The occasion was Eid Milan dinner and both Mehbooba Mufti and Mufti Mohd Sayeed acted as perfect hosts. As guests started arriving dressed in traditional dresses and ‘band gala’ Mufti’s greeted them warmly and escorted them inside the venue. Former J&K Bank Chairman and new entrant in the party Haseeb Drabu, dressed in Blue overflowing Kurta, and party spokesperson Naeem Akhtar were also present along with several other senior leaders of the party. Drabu was seen cracking jokes with a close group of friends before the dinner was served. …

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PDP is committed to bridge the gap between different regions: Mufti Sayeed

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J&K issue biggest challenge before the new government “The biggest challenge before the new government at New Delhi is to deal with the sensitive issue of Jammu and Kashmir,” People Democratic Party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said while addressing a public meeting at Poonch. He hoped that the Narendra Modi government would follow the path shown by former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee while dealing with the matter. “Governance deficit has not only increased in the last six years but what is a cause of a greater worry is the erosion of credibility of our democratic institutions. People Democratic Party is committed to bridge the gap between different regions and also between people of the state and rest of the country,” …

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