Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement condemning mob lynching incidents in the country would be followed by concrete steps and punitive measures against the culprits.
"Mehbooba Mufti also stressed on continued coordination among various agencies at each level," it said.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti thanks Sachin Tendulkar for financial help in building school
Mehbooba Mufti wrote on Twitter, "Thankful to Sachin Tendulkar for using his MPLAD funds for the construction of a school building in Kashmir. Even off the field, he continues to inspire us all."
"Give me peace, I will pursue dialogue", Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti appealed to the people of the state, saying her government's agenda was to take them out of the mess of violence.
Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti rules out revocation of AFSPA, calls Indian Army 'most disciplined' force in world
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday ruled out revoking the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in Kashmir "due to the prevailing situation
Mehbooba Mufti urges India and Pakistan to end acrimony, CM says people in J&K endured violence for 30 years
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said she hoped India and Pakistan will soon move away from acrimony and mistrust to a discourse of peace, harmony and friendship.
Adopt humane approach with Indian prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav, ensure a fair trial; Mehbooba Mufti tells Pakistan
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday asked Pakistan to adopt a humane approach with Indian prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav and ensure his fair trial
Proud of India joining countries at UN to vote against recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital: Mehbooba Mufti
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Friday she was proud of India's decision to vote in the UN against the US recognising Jerusalem
Kins of Kashmiri inmates in Tihar want prisoners shifted to J&K, seek CM Mehbooba Mufti's intervention
Relatives of Kashmiri prisoners who were allegedly beaten up in New Delhi's Tihar Jail protested on Sunday, seeking Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti's intervention
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti called on Governor NN Vohra and discussed continued attacks on police personnel in the Valley, following the lynching of a police officer in Nowhatta area.
Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti: Students should focus on studies, let elders deal with bigger issues
Srinagar: The people of Jammu and Kashmir have to choose between peace and violence, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said as she asked students to focus on their education by letting the elders address bigger issues.
Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government will consider any request for security from separatist leaders if they approach the Mehbooba Mufti dispensation following a threat by Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa.
Hardoi : Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agarwal on Monday alleged that the Mehbooba Mufti-led regime in Jammu and Kashmir was colluding with terrorists, and asked the BJP to withdraw support to the state government.
BJP-PDP alliance in Kashmir: Differences over talks with separatists puts Mehbooba Mufti in an awkward spot
Last week, when Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti sat with her party’s core group members and legislators at her Fairview residency at Gupkar Road, she told them New Delhi was going to start a dialogue with all the “stakeholders,” but that the normalcy must first return.
Mehbooba's meeting with the Prime Minister is also taking place against the backdrop of recent bypoll to Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency which witnessed largescale violence and the lowest turnout ever.
Political churning has begun over possible changes in who governs Jammu and Kashmir. Tensions are high between the main coalition partners: PDP and the BJP. A series of meetings were underway on Friday. Even if this does not lead to an immediate split, recent events have certainly put the coalition on thin ice.
The most famous instance of the use of a human shield in battle is in the Mahabharata.
Sixteen-year-old Akil Wani left his home to fetch medicines for his ailing mother on the morning of 9 April. Elections were being held for the Srinagar Lok Sabha seat. A few hours later, his parents received Akil's blood-soaked body.
The decision to postpone the by-election for the Anantnag seat is welcome. After the violence that accompanied the by-election for the Srinagar seat on Sunday, going ahead with Wednesday’s slated bypoll would have been bull-headed foolishness. Elections are meant to include people in the processes of governance, not for piling up bodies.
Tearing into the opposition charges, Mehbooba said, "What should you call the alliance of 1987 when the youth of Kashmir were handed over the guns."