Mayawati criticises Opposition leaders for attempted visit to Kashmir, says they gave Centre, governor chance to politicise issue
'It would have been appropriate if they (Opposition leaders) had thought about it a bit before going there,' Mayawati said in a series of tweets.
'Restive Kashmir not in your interest' Omar Abdullah tells Centre as uncertainty prevails; Kashmiris stockpile food as NIT students, pilgrims leave Valley
With locals apprehensive of a major crackdown, or a conflict situation resulting from any unpopular announcement the central government may be planning to make, the residents have been stocking supplies of essential commodities like rice, flour and other eatables.
Satya Pal Malik meets Mehbooba Mufti, Shah Faesal over 'unnecessary' panic due to troop deployment in Kashmir, says it's a 'pure' security measure
Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik said on Friday night that "unnecessary panic" was being created by linking the curtailment of Amarnath Yatra with other issues, and requested political leaders to ask their supporters to maintain calm and do not believe in "exaggerated rumours".
Satya Pal Malik urges militants to target corrupt netas: From 'one-way fax machine' to Srinagar civic polls, a look at J&K governor's gaffes
Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik is no stranger to controversies, and has in the past been the subject of several unsavoury headlines.
J&K governor Satya Pal Malik claims remarks exhorting militants to loot corrupt politicians made in 'fit of anger and frustration'
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik, who stoked a controversy by asking militants to stop killing innocent people and instead rise against 'those who have looted the wealth of Kashmir for years', said he made the statement 'in a fit of rage'.
Satya Pal Malik calls political parties that support separatists 'anti-national' after PDP, NC criticise ban on Jamaat-e-Islami
Satya Pal Malik expressed concern that innocent youngsters are being led to believe that sacrificing their lives will lead to paradise which they are gullibly believing.
The protesting NC functionaries and workers, holding placards and shouting slogans in favour of Article 370 and Article 35-A, were led by the party's senior leader and former speaker of state assembly Mubarak Gul. Addressing the rally, Gul said the move is "detrimental to the interests of the state".
J&K governor's Republic Day diktat: Parties cry 'forced nationalism' after Satya Pal Malik makes attending 26 Jan functions must for govt staff
Jammu and Kashmir authorities have issued a diktat to state government employees to be present during Republic Day celebrations in Jammu and Srinagar, adding that failure to attend the events would count as "dereliction of duty".
Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik advises militants to shun path of violence, assures support for rehabilitation
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday advised militants to shun the path of violence, assuring that his administration is ready to do whatever it can for their rehabilitation.
Satya Pal Malik calls section of upper-class India 'rotten potatoes', says they shows no sensitivity towards society
Malik, who has often spoken out against wealthy politicians and bureaucrats in Kashmir, was addressing a function of the state's Sainik Welfare Society. "The big segment of society in this country, those who are wealthy — in Kashmir, politicians and bureaucrats are all wealthy — do not have any sensitivity towards society. They do not do charity of even a single rupee," Malik said.
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.
Sajad Lone says J&K governor should be more careful with remarks, accuses Omar, Mehbooba of 'ganging up' on him
People’s Conference chairman Sajad Lone belongs to new generation of political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir.
Facing 'threat of transfer', J&K governor Satya Pal Malik takes his case to public, banks on Jat roots to keep BJP onside
Since last Wednesday evening, Satya Pal Malik has been all over the media: print, TV and digital, speaking at length to try to justify why he dissolved the Assembly.
J&K governor Satya Pal Malik caught on camera claiming Sajad Lone would have been CM if he'd listened to Centre
Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik has purportedly said he would have made People's Conference chairman Sajad Lone the chief minister of the state had he listened to instructions from the Centre.
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.
J&K governor citing 'opposing political ideologies' as reason to dissolve Assembly needs more than a situational analysis
In Jammu and Kashmir, conflict is an unending story, and that has led to a political history, bringing Governor's Rule to the Valley repeatedly.
J&K Assembly dissolution updates: Ram Madhav withdraws 'made in Pakistan' jibe against PDP, NC; masks it as humour
Jammu and Kashmir Assembly dissolved LIVE updates: Speaking to the press, Omar Abdullah said that the National Conference was initially not in favour of forming a government. However, after meeting people we sensed that they were disillusioned and wanted a solution for their issues.
'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.
The timing of Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik dissolving the Assembly makes it clear that he moved under orders to forestall the formation of a government that would prove inimical to the BJP's calculations.