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No backseat driving: Omar

No backseat driving: Omar

CRPF replacing Jammu and Kashmir police speaks volumes about Delhi’s confidence in Mehbooba Mufti,” Omar said. Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday suggested that rushing a team from HRD ministry to NIT here and replacing state police with the CRPF hinted at Centre’s lack of confidence in Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.

Sajjad Lone resigns 

Separatist-turned-politician Sajjad Gani Lone has resigned from the newly formed PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir, just a day after he was sworn-in. A decision on his resignation is yet to be taken as Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was awaiting final word from BJP since he was made a minister from the quota of saffron

Ladakh affairs ministry not for Ladakhis?

While the induction of Chering Dorjay into the state cabinet may be a positive step but not allotting Ladakh Affairs Department to him speaks volumes about the attitude of valley centric politicians towards Ladakh’s development. Ahead of Lok Sabha elections in May 2014, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari had announced granting Union Territory

I am available 24*7: CM

Promising a corruption free government, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti asked people across Jammu and Kashmir to approach her office directly if any Minister or some other government functionary fails to respond effectively to their genuine problems. “I am available. I am not going to relax until the last man living in the remotest corner of

Zulfikar’s portfolio trimmed

Following series of complaints against ministerial interference, besides reservations from the community members, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday revoked her earlier decision by withdrawing the portfolio of Tribal Affairs from PDP Minister Choudhary Zulfikar Ali. Zulfikar will now only hold charge of CAPD ministry. He was allotted this portfolio late Monday night but on