Mehbooba plays regional card to make a comeback

Mehbooba plays regional card to make a comeback

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Dec 9: Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and the President of Peoples Democratic Party Mehbooba Mufti has triggered a row by demanding divisional status for Pir Panchal and Chenab Valley areas in Jammu region. Her assertion triggered a sharp reaction from the hardliners in Jammu. “Many people in the Jammu […]

Sajad enjoys Delhi’s backing, PDP, NC in tight spot

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Nov 27: Governor Satya Pal Malik has tried to keep Centre away from the dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly by stating that Sajad Lone would have been the Chief Minister had he listened to New Delhi. “I didn’t ring up New Delhi to seek their suggestion as maybe they […]

‘Poison theory’ finds no takers in Kashmir

‘Poison theory’ finds no takers in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 29: President of Peoples Democratic Party and the former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti has acknowledged that allying with Bharatiya Janata Party was a mistake and it was like drinking a “cup of poison.” “After sharing power with BJP for more than three years Mehbooba is now claiming that entering […]

PDP building pressure on rebels, may expel them

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, July 12: Amid reports that Bharatiya Janata Party leaders from Jammu have held meetings with the BJP central leadership to get a nod for forming a government in Jammu and Kashmir, the Peoples Democratic Party is mulling to expel the rebel legislators. On Wednesday state president of J&K unit Ravinder Raina and […]

Lal Singh stoops low, plays politics over Shujaat’s killing

Lal Singh stoops low, plays politics over Shujaat’s killing

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, June 24: Former BJP Minister Chaudary Lal Singh invoking the brutal murder of the Chief Editor of Rising Kashmir Shujaat Bukhari to threaten the Kashmir based journalists has shocked everyone. “It’s unfortunate that BJP leader has stooped so low and is playing politics over Shujaat’s assassination. Despite Singh threatening the Kashhmiri scribes […]

PDP couldn’t even sniff what BJP was ‘cooking’

PDP couldn’t even sniff what BJP was ‘cooking’

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, June 20: The decision of the Bharatiya Janata Party to say goodbye to its alliance partner Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir without any prior notice has made it clear that who was running the state. Decision of the BJP to pull the plug surprised the PDP and the party did […]

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