J&K administration releases one PDP, four NC politicians
Jammu and Kashmir administration released another batch of five politicians who were under detention since August 5 last year, when the special status of J&K was revoked and the state was bifurcated into two Union territories.
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Five Kashmiri political leaders released after four months of detention
Jammu and Kashmir administration released five political leaders who were kept under detention since the day Article 370 was abrogated by the government. The leaders including Ishfaq Jabbar and Ghulam Nabi Bhat (NC), Bashir Mir (Congress) and Zahoor Mir and Yasir Reshi (PDP), were detained in the MLA Hostel.
Release of four more J&K leaders fuels talks of new political front formation
The Jammu and Kashmir administration released another batch of four politicians from house arrest on Friday, hinting at a possible resurgence of political activity in the Valley.
Detained Kashmir netas have access to TV, mobile
MLAs and other political workers from National Conference (NC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), among others, were shifted to the MLA hostel from Centaur jail at Dal Lake last month, as it lacked proper heating facilities. The leaders now have an access to television sets in some rooms along with set-top boxes along with phone lines.
PDP leaders seek fresh permission to meet detained party prez Mehbooba Mufti
The Peoples Democratic Party leadership in Jammu on Monday sought a fresh permission from the governor administration to meet detained party president Mehbooba Mufti in Srinagar, a party leader said.
Detained Kashmiri leaders allowed to visit home, some may be released soon
The Kashmiri political leaders including Farooq Abdulalh, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti who have been under detention since August 5 might be released sooner and may be allowed to move out of the valley on health grounds, the government officials said. Some of them were allowed to visit their houses for few hours on Saturday on request.
Opposition leaders in Lok Sabha demand Farooq Abdullah be allowed to attend House
Opposition leaders also raised the issue of MPs not being allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir after abrogation of its special status, whereas parliamentarians from Europe have been taken to the state, with Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury describing the EU delegation as "bhade ke tattu" (hirelings).
NC, PDP panchayat members to support BJP in local polls
Some panchayat members from the National Conference, People’s Democratic Party and Congress have decided to join the BJP and support its candidate for chairperson of the BDC.
Jammu & Kashmir: PDP leader's personal security officer shot dead by militants
Militants on Friday shot dead a personal security officer of a PDP leader in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.
J-K a 'jewel' of country, Centre will soon come out with industrial package for UT: Goyal
Goyal was in Jammu as part a week-long public outreach programme initiated by the Centre to apprise people of the potential benefits of the revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status after nullification of Article 370 of the Constitution.
Detention of political leaders in Jammu ended
The move to release political leaders in Jammu came after announcement of Block Development Council elections to be held on October 24.
PDP MPs yet to resign despite Mehbooba Mufti’s directive
When the Centre announced the decision on August 5, both the MPs staged a protest inside and outside Parliament, shouted slogans in the well of the Rajya Sabha and tore a copy of the Constitution.
Mehbooba Mufti dissolves PDP's political affairs committee
The move comes less than a week ahead of the PDP's 20th foundation day anniversary scheduled to be observed on July28.
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