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Bandipora: People’s Democratic Party Leader from Nesbal area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, Yasir Reshi on Sunday formally resigned from the party. Talking to the news agency Kashmir News Observer, Yasir Reshi said that he has formally sent his resignation to the party. He said that he had already parted ways with the party leadership about two years ago and today he has formally resigned from the party. On being asked about which party he…

Srinagar: In a major setback to the Mehbooba led Peoples Democratic Party senior leader and ex-MLC Mohammad Khurshid Alam on Sunday resigned from the basic membership of the party. While talking to news agency Kashmir Dot Com Alam said, “due to internal matters with the party and controversies over the party agenda, I decided to quit the party”. Alam said that he has no future plan of joining any other political party as of now,…

Srinagar: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said that the way to peace passes through Jammu Kashmir and that there is a need to reciprocate over the peace offer by Pakistan. Speaking to media men on the sidelines of the function at Kulgam, Mehbooba said that peace can’t prevail in Jammu and Kashmir until and unless the roads leading to Pakistan and the other side of Kashmir…

Srinagar: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said Pakistan Army Chief”s statement calling for better ties with India has provided a “good opportunity” for the two nations to set aside hostilities and find a lasting solution to the Kashmir problem. “A good opportunity for India & Pakistan to set aside hostilities & find a long lasting solution vis-a-vis Kashmir,” Mehbooba said in a tweet. She was reacting to Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Jawad Bajwa”s…

‘Says no development taking place anywhere in J&K’ ‘DDC members shouldn’t be used as photo-opportunity, diplomatic tools’ ‘Hope commitment to ceasefire pact will bring two nations closer’ Kulgam: National Conference vice-president and the former chief minister of erstwhile state of J&K Omar Abdullah Thursday said that he doesn’t see Assembly elections taking place in 2021 as Delimitation Commission has been given one year extension and who knows whether the commission would get more extension in…

Srinagar: Peoples Conference (PC) senior vice president Abdul Gani Vakil Monday reminded the Government of India (GoI) to fulfil its promise of restoring statehood in J&K without any delay. A statement of PC issued here quoted Vakil while addressing district committee and office bearers at PC’s Jammu headquarters as saying that it was surprising that the Home Minister was not fulfilling the promise made by him in the parliament last year and this year. Peoples…

Srinagar: Stating that Article 370 can be restored only by the parliament, J&K Apni Party chief Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari Monday said that they will not hesitate to hit the streets, if New Delhi fails to restore the Statehood to the J&K. Addressing media, on the occasion of first foundation anniversary, J&K Apni party chief said that much was promised in 1947, but nothing was given back. “We have to fight for the restoration of…

New Delhi: Actor Mithun Chakraborty ended days and weeks of speculation today by finally joining the BJP at a massive rally shortly before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s arrival. One of Bengal’s most beloved actors, “Mithun-da” delivered all the punchlines that could thrill the giant crowd waiting for PM Modi’s speech at the Kolkata Brigade Parade Ground. “I am proud to be a Bengali. I know you love my dialogues,” he said, and went on to…

New Delhi: Expression of views that are different from government opinion cannot be termed “sedition”, the Supreme Court said today, dismissing a petition against Jammu and Kashmir MP Farooq Abdullah. “Expression of views which are dissent and different from government opinion cannot be termed as seditious,” said the top court. The petitioner, said the Supreme Court, failed to substantiate his allegation that Farooq Abdullah had sought the help of China and Pakistan against India on Article…

Jammu: Congress party workers on Tuesday burnt an effigy of senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and raised slogans against him in a protest in Jammu. This comes as Azad praised Narendra Modi at the G-23 event in the state saying that he speaks frankly about his past as a tea-seller and never tried to hide his background from the world. Targeting Azad, Shahnawaz Choudhary, General Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee said…