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J&K political detainees likely to be moved out of Srinagar's Centaur Hotel to private lodging in view of approaching winter
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J&K political detainees likely to be moved out of Srinagar's Centaur Hotel to private lodging in view of approaching winter

As the winter sets in, the Jammu and Kashmir administration is looking for an accommodation to shift 34 political detainees from the Centaur Hotel in Srinagar because it lacks proper heating arrangements, officials said.

Jammu and Kashmir administration to release three politicians today; PDP, NC, Congress leaders in detention since 5 August
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Jammu and Kashmir administration to release three politicians today; PDP, NC, Congress leaders in detention since 5 August

The Jammu and Kashmir administration will release three politicians detained since 5 August after the Centre abrogated special status granted to the state under the Constitution

People's Conference leader Sajjad Lone moves SC against Article 370 abrogation, says extension of President's Rule in J&K 'unconstitutional'
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People's Conference leader Sajjad Lone moves SC against Article 370 abrogation, says extension of President's Rule in J&K 'unconstitutional'

On 5 August, 2019, the Centre abrogated Articles 370 and 35A in Jammu and Kashmir, which gave special status to the state, and also proposed the bifurcation of the state into two Union Territories, Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh

Bifurcation of J&K: Srinagar, Jammu mayors from People's Conference and BJP granted status equivalent to minister of state
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Bifurcation of J&K: Srinagar, Jammu mayors from People's Conference and BJP granted status equivalent to minister of state

On 5 August, the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre scrapped the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and split it into two Union Territories

Jammu and Kashmir parties resolve to fight attempts to abrogate constitutional provisions granting special status to state
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Jammu and Kashmir parties resolve to fight attempts to abrogate constitutional provisions granting special status to state

Regional parties in Jammu and Kahsmir appealed to India and Pakistan not to take any steps that will escalate tension in the region, Farooq Abdullah said.

Rivals denounce Shah Faesal-Engineer Rashid-led PUF as anti-Kashmiri, BJP plan to divide mandate in Valley
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Rivals denounce Shah Faesal-Engineer Rashid-led PUF as anti-Kashmiri, BJP plan to divide mandate in Valley

The creation of Peoples United Front (PUF) has upset the mainstream political parties in Kashmir, who are accusing the Engineer Rasheed and ShahFaesal-led alliance of helping the BJP by dividing votes in the Valley

Former MLA Engineer Rashid to join Shah Faesal's JKPM; move likely to hurt PDP, NC's fortunes in upcoming J&K Assembly polls
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Former MLA Engineer Rashid to join Shah Faesal's JKPM; move likely to hurt PDP, NC's fortunes in upcoming J&K Assembly polls

Former independent MLA Engineer Sheikh Abdul Rashid is set to join former IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal's JKPM ahead of Assembly polls in the state of Jammu and Kashmir

Cabinet approves extension of President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six months, beginning 3 July
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Cabinet approves extension of President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six months, beginning 3 July

The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved extension of President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six more months beginning 3 July, Union minister Prakash Javedkar said

Engineer Rashid emerges as Kashmir's biggest winner after Lok Sabha election, makes mockery of 'joker' tag
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Engineer Rashid emerges as Kashmir's biggest winner after Lok Sabha election, makes mockery of 'joker' tag

Rashid, 51, a former MLA from Langate constituency in north Kashmir, stunned everyone by polling 1,01500 votes as an Independent candidate from Baramulla parliamentary constituency

Lok Sabha elections: As parts of J&K go to polls, voters say articles 35A, 370 on top of their minds
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Lok Sabha elections: As parts of J&K go to polls, voters say articles 35A, 370 on top of their minds

Aijaz Ahmad Wani, professor of political science who recently published a book on governance and politics in the Valley, said it would not be surprising if the voter turnout would be at par with previous elections.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Drab contest in Srinagar constituency lacking actual competition gives edge to Farooq Abdullah
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Drab contest in Srinagar constituency lacking actual competition gives edge to Farooq Abdullah

Unlike the previous election where Farooq faced his first defeat in his 42-year-long career at the hands of Tariq Hameed Karra, who was then part of the Peoples Democratic Party, the upcoming contest looks like a walk in a park for Farooq. He goes around these days seeking votes while exhorting voters to turn to religion 'for some inner solace'.

From movement of security forces to snowfall, travel on Jammu-Srinagar highway comes with a slew of obstacles
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From movement of security forces to snowfall, travel on Jammu-Srinagar highway comes with a slew of obstacles

Closing the Jammu-Srinagar highway to civilian traffic puts at stake the business interests of hundreds of traders who travel to and fro from Jammu to Kashmir and vice versa.

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti to contest LS polls from Anantnag; party not to field candidates from Udhampur, Jammu
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PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti to contest LS polls from Anantnag; party not to field candidates from Udhampur, Jammu

Announcing the party candidates, PDP chief Mehbooba said Aga Mohsin will be the candidate for Srinagar seat.

With Lok Sabha polls in sight, Jammu and Kashmir's political parties begin election campaigns in full earnest
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With Lok Sabha polls in sight, Jammu and Kashmir's political parties begin election campaigns in full earnest

Electoral politics is gradually returning to the Kashmir Valley, despite its political landscape being still fraught with danger and the intermittent killings of party workers

People's Conference adopts 'apple' as poll symbol; party chief Sajad Lone tweets that the fruit represents 'economic power'
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People's Conference adopts 'apple' as poll symbol; party chief Sajad Lone tweets that the fruit represents 'economic power'

Sajjad Lone thanked party leader and former MLA Mohammad Abbas Wani for suggesting 'apple' as the party symbol

Once a non-figure in Kashmir politics, Sajad Lone now most sought-after leader, makes rivals PDP, NC quiver
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Once a non-figure in Kashmir politics, Sajad Lone now most sought-after leader, makes rivals PDP, NC quiver

A few years ago, no one would have taken Sajad Lone seriously, but today, his machinations in Jammu and Kashmir have brought back memories of when New Delhi engineered defections in the National Conference, the only regional party at the time, to divide the Kashmir vote.

The rise of Sajad Lone: Former secessionist has emerged as potential change-maker for Jammu and Kashmir
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The rise of Sajad Lone: Former secessionist has emerged as potential change-maker for Jammu and Kashmir

Sajjad Lone’s “total transformation”, as he tells it, took place when he was a 24-year-old in one of the overcrowded prisons in Srinagar.

Sajad Lone says J&K governor should be more careful with remarks, accuses Omar, Mehbooba of 'ganging up' on him
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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
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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.