Syed Ali Shah Geelani's exit from Hurriyat marks not just sunset of the jihadist patriarch, but likely collapse of the separatist alliance
Syed Ali Shah Geelani's resignation letter shows he committed the same errors he had observed among the jihadists in the 1990s: the New Islamist movement he built, degenerated into a kind of nihilist anti-politics, incapable of actual political purpose
National Conference challenges abrogation of Article 370 in Supreme Court, terms Centre's move 'unconstitutional' in plea
National Conference mounted a legal challenge in the Supreme Court on Saturday to the changes made in the constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir.
Article 370 revoked: Petition filed in Supreme Court challenging Presidential Order on ending J&K's special status
The plea has been filed by advocate ML Sharma who claimed that the presidential order was "illegal" as it was passed without taking consent from the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly.
Daily Bulletin: Team India to face South Africa in its first World Cup match; ISRO, Navy roped in to look for missing AN-32; today's top stories
India will open their World Cup campaign against South Africa, ISRO, Navy help in search of missing AN-32, BJP's Giriraj Singh attacks own allies in communal tweet; day's top stories
EC meet on 30 April to discuss possible dates for Jammu and Kashmir Assembly election, says poll body sources
On Friday, top officials from the Jammu and Kashmir government, including Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmaniam, Home Secretary Shaleen Kabra and DGP Dilbagh Singh, met the EC, including the chief election commissioner, in Delhi to discuss the poll preparedness in the state, officials said.
In December 2017, National Conference leader Akbar Lone had courted another controversy by claiming that BJP and People's Democratic Party (PDP) leaders eat beef and pork together.
NC, Congress, CPM demand simultaneous polls for Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, Lok Sabha in meeting with EC
The Election Commission on Monday began a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to assess the feasibility of holding the Lok Sabha and the Assembly polls simultaneously.
Daily Bulletin: EC team in Jammu and Kashmir today; Maha Shivaratri 2019 celebrated across India; Pak to act against JeM; day's top stories
Today's top stories: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora will visit Jammu and Kashmir to review poll preparations, Narendra Modi to visit Gujarat after Amethi trip, and more.
President's Rule to take effect in Jammu and Kashmir from midnight after Ram Nath Kovind signs proclamation
President Ram Nath Kovind signed the proclamation paving the way for imposition of central rule in the state which plunged into a political crisis in June after the BJP withdrew support to the PDP government led by Mehbooba Mufti.
Governor's Rule to end in Jammu & Kashmir on 19 Dec; President's Rule to come into force if state machinery isn't restored in time
Under the Governor's rule, the State Assembly is either kept in suspended animation or dissolved. If it is not possible to restore state machinery before the expiry of the six-month duration, the provision is extended.
The state Assembly was dissolved by Governor Satya Pal Malik on 21 November citing the "impossibility of forming a stable government by the coming together of political parties with opposing political ideologies" and the "fragile security scenario in the state".
J&K governor Satya Pal Malik's revelations reiterate vulnerability of state heads, indicate their difficulty in rejecting central power play
Are state governors in India mere political pawns? Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik's recent confession that he fears a transfer out of the Raj Bhawan for dissolving the state Assembly appears to indicate just that.
Ready for fresh Jammu and Kashmir elections, says Sajad Lone; accuses PDP and NC of treating state like fiefdom
Peoples Conference leader Sajad Lone claimed that PDP — which had also staked claim to form the government on Wednesday — doesn't have the numbers.
J&K Assembly dissolved: Social media messages lack 'legal standing', Mehbooba, Sajad Lone should have followed process
By trying to contact the Jammu and Kashmir governor through social media, both sides defied conventional procedures of staking a claim to form a government as laid down by the Constitution.
Jammu and Kashmir Assembly dissolved: The curious case of Mehbooba Mufti's letter, Satya Pal Malik's fax machine
Was the governor's residence in Jammu empty on Wednesday evening when the PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti tried to fax her claim of government-formation?
'Fax pas' in Jammu and Kashmir: As parties form govt on Twitter, WhatsApp, Satya Pal Malik's 'faulty fax machine' defence is frail
In a strange turn of events amid the political turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir, both PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and JKPC's Sajjad Gani Lone had to send the letters — staking claim to form the government in the state — through email and WhatsApp respectively as the fax machine at the Raj Bhavan in Jammu "didn't receive" them.
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has walked into legal minefield by dissolving Assembly already in suspended animation
The problem in Jammu and Kashmir is that the governor did not allow the alliance that claimed to have the numerical strength of more than 44 MLAs — the required strength in the Assembly to form the government — and prove its majority in the House, as is mandated by law.
Jammu and Kashmir Assembly dissolved: BJP faces massive task to reclaim lost ground, credibility in state
The governor's decision to dissolve the state Assembly reflects the enduring political uncertainty in Jammu and Kashmir
Daily Bulletin: Farmers protest in Mumbai; political turmoil continues in J&K; IMD predicts 'heavy rain' in Chennai; day's top stories
Today's top stories: Farmers' agitation to continue in Mumbai today; Ram Nath Kovind to receive military honours in Australia; Schools, colleges in Chennai to stay shut today amid heavy rain prediction; and more.
BJP announces 8-member panel to draw strategy for upcoming Jammu and Kashmir panchayat, municipality polls
The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the BJP on Saturday said that it has formed an eight-member committee for the upcoming panchayat and municipal elections in the state.