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Mehbooba Mufti claims to be put under house arrest after J&K authorities disallow presser; police denies charge
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Mehbooba Mufti claims to be put under house arrest after J&K authorities disallow presser; police denies charge

Mufti had announced that she will hold a press conference after claiming she was not allowed to visit the Pulwama residence of PDP leader Waheed Parra who was arrested by the NIA earlier this week

Jammu and Kashmir DDC polls: BJP promises 70,000 jobs for locals, zero tolerance for terrorism in manifesto
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Jammu and Kashmir DDC polls: BJP promises 70,000 jobs for locals, zero tolerance for terrorism in manifesto

The party said that if voted to power, it will reserve 100 percent government jobs for locals, apart from introducing a policy for full-scale development of the industrial environment

J&K releases another list of Roshni Act beneficiaries; 2,195 'encroachers' from Jammu, 335 from Kashmir
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J&K releases another list of Roshni Act beneficiaries; 2,195 'encroachers' from Jammu, 335 from Kashmir

The names were made public by the J&K administration in accordance with a 9 October directive of the J&K High Court which declared the Roshni Act 'illegal, unconstitutional and unsustainable' and ordered a CBI probe

Abdullahs' Jammu home built on encroached land, NC HQ legalised under Roshni Act: JK administration list
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Abdullahs' Jammu home built on encroached land, NC HQ legalised under Roshni Act: JK administration list

Reacting to the list, Omar Abdullah said "Dr Farooq Abdullah has not availed of the Roshni scheme for either his residence in Srinagar or in Jammu and anyone who says otherwise is lying."

Trapped between past and present, Kashmir's politics is headed towards a dangerous deadlock
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Trapped between past and present, Kashmir's politics is headed towards a dangerous deadlock

For the best part of the century, Kashmir’s politics has been shaped by opportunistic compromises, half-measures—and, when these failed, ruthless coercion

J&K DDC polls: PAGD candidates confined to secure locations, not allowed to campaign, says Farooq Abdullah in letter to EC
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J&K DDC polls: PAGD candidates confined to secure locations, not allowed to campaign, says Farooq Abdullah in letter to EC

In a two-page letter to J-K Election Commissioner KK Sharma, Farooq Abdullah said providing security to a select few and literally interning the rest is a gross interference in democracy

DDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir: Politicking over Article 370, seat-sharing eclipse local issues in UT's first election
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DDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir: Politicking over Article 370, seat-sharing eclipse local issues in UT's first election

While on the one hand non-BJP parties are unhappy over their inability to campaign freely, the BJP seems focussed on portraying the Congress and the 'Gupkar Gang' as anti-national

J&K DDC polls: Non-BJP candidates stopped from campaigning, claim Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti
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J&K DDC polls: Non-BJP candidates stopped from campaigning, claim Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti

Taking to Twitter, both leaders slammed the Central Government, claiming that the UT administration is blocking candidates opposed to the BJP from campaigning by using security as an excuse

J&K DDC election: Not part of Gupkar alliance, contesting polls to expose BJP, says Congress
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J&K DDC election: Not part of Gupkar alliance, contesting polls to expose BJP, says Congress

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala made the remarks after Union home minister Amit Shah Tuesday termed the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) an "unholy global alliance" that along with the Congress wants to return Jammu And Kashmir to the era of terror and turmoil

NC, JKPC condole 10 deaths in ceasefire violations along LoC in J&K, say citizens 'bear brunt' of border flare-ups
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NC, JKPC condole 10 deaths in ceasefire violations along LoC in J&K, say citizens 'bear brunt' of border flare-ups

Three Army personnel, a BSF sub-inspector and six civilians were killed in cross-border violence while four security forces personnel and eight civilians were injured

Gupkar Alliance says will 'unitedly' fight upcoming Jammu and Kashmir DDC elections
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Gupkar Alliance says will 'unitedly' fight upcoming Jammu and Kashmir DDC elections

The alliance comprises seven local parties, including National Conference, PDP, and Sajjad Lone's Jammu and Kashmir People's Conference

Bihar polls: BJP's free COVID-19 vaccine promise not violative of model code of conduct, says EC
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Bihar polls: BJP's free COVID-19 vaccine promise not violative of model code of conduct, says EC

The complainant, RTI activist Saket Gokhale, had alleged that BJP's poll promise for Bihar was discriminatory and misleading as India's vaccine policy had not been announced yet

Gupkar alliance condemns 'blockade' outside Farooq Abdullah's home; says it's 'new low' in curtailment of rights
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Gupkar alliance condemns 'blockade' outside Farooq Abdullah's home; says it's 'new low' in curtailment of rights

Earlier, National Conference had claimed that the administration had blocked Abdullah's residence and stopped him from offering prayers at Dargah Hazratbal. But there has been no official statement on the issue

'Not Jammu and Kashmir but other states and UTs have laws to protect their land': Omar Abdullah to Centre
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'Not Jammu and Kashmir but other states and UTs have laws to protect their land': Omar Abdullah to Centre

Accusing the Centre of 'snatching our land and expecting us to remain silent', the former J&K chief minister said their fight is not for power but identity and land

LAHDC-Leh poll: BJP bags 15 out of 26 seats, Congress gets nine
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LAHDC-Leh poll: BJP bags 15 out of 26 seats, Congress gets nine

The Aam Aadmi Party, which had contested for the first time, failed to open its account. The National Conference and the PDP had stayed away.

'We are not anti-national, we are anti-BJP,' says Farooq Abdullah after Gupkar alliance meet
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'We are not anti-national, we are anti-BJP,' says Farooq Abdullah after Gupkar alliance meet

Accusing the BJP of spreading false propaganda, the Gupkar alliance chief said that their aim is that the people of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh should get their rights back

Gupkar Declaration: NC's Farooq Abdullah announces alliance with PDP, 4 other parties for ‘restoring J&K's special status'
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Gupkar Declaration: NC's Farooq Abdullah announces alliance with PDP, 4 other parties for ‘restoring J&K's special status'

Abdullah said the alliance also seeks a dialogue between all stakeholders for resolution of the issue pertaining to Jammu and Kashmir

From COVID-19 to political vacuum, much has changed in J&K during Mehbooba Mufti's absence
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From COVID-19 to political vacuum, much has changed in J&K during Mehbooba Mufti's absence

The test that lies ahead of the Abdullahs and Mehbooba is the restoration of normalcy by taking tough steps in the face of the possibility of a lone political battle, a defeated and fragmented regional front and a wary electorate

Gupkar Declaration: Why J&K politicos are meeting at Farooq Abdullah's home today
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Gupkar Declaration: Why J&K politicos are meeting at Farooq Abdullah's home today

The first Gupkar Declaration was a resolution issued after an all-party meeting on 4 August, 2019 at the Gupkar Road residence of the NC president

If talks can happen with China, why not with other neighbour, asks Farooq Abdullah in Lok Sabha
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If talks can happen with China, why not with other neighbour, asks Farooq Abdullah in Lok Sabha

The Srinagar MP and Natioanl Conference president advocated talks with Pakistan, saying that "border skirmishes have been rising and people are dying"