Mehbooba Mufti

Kashmir’s new MPs: Rasheed, Ruhullah, Mian Altaf

SRINAGAR: In a stunning upset, jailed independent candidate Abdul Rashid Sheikh, also known as Engineer Rasheed, who faces terror charges, defeated former Chief Minister and National Conference president Omar Abdullah by over 200,000 votes in the Baramulla Parliamentary constituency. People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti also suffered a significant defeat, […]

Record turnout marks Srinagar Lok Sabha elections

With the highest turnout witnessed in three decades, this election marks a significant milestone for the region.

People of J&K feel marginalised, unheard: Waheed Parra

SRINAGAR: In an exclusive interview with The New Indian, PDP’s candidate for Srinagar Lok Sabha seat, Waheed ur Rehman Parra, highlighted a significant trust gap between Kashmiri youth and the establishment. He pledged to advocate for the empowerment of J&K residents who feel marginalized and stifled. Waheed criticized the National Conference for its reluctance to […]

BJP strangled democracy in J&K: Omar Abdullah

SRINAGAR: In an exclusive interview with The New Indian during the election campaign in Kupwara, JKNC candidate for the North Kashmir Lok Sabha seat and former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, expressed concerns over the BJP’s efforts to undermine democracy in the region. He emphasized that for the past six years, there […]

NC-PDP are BJP’s A, B teams: Altaf Bukhari

SRINAGAR: During an exclusive interview with The New Indian‘s Principal Correspondent, Emaad Makhdoomi, Apni Party President and Former J&K Cabinet Minister, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, asserted that Omar Abdullah has been aligned with BJP since 1989, while Mehbooba Mufti has been associated since 2015. Bukhari positioned himself as a newcomer, contrasting with their established roles.  […]

Mehbooba to contest Lok Sabha elections from Anantnag-Rajouri seat

Mehbooba Mufti, the President of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), has announced her candidacy for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from the Anantnag-Rajouri constituency, poised to witness a significant electoral battle in Jammu and Kashmir. 

PDP to contest on all Lok Sabha seats in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Mehbooba Mufti, the President of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), declared on Wednesday that the party is set to compete for all Lok Sabha seats in Kashmir. She revealed that the final candidate list will be unveiled in the upcoming days. Addressing a press conference in Srinagar, Mehbooba reaffirmed PDP’s determination to contest from […]

BJP warns Mehbooba Mufti against inciting public sentiment on Article 370 verdict

NEW DELHI: BJP’s National General Secretary, Tarun Chugh, who also serves as the party in charge for Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Ladakh, issued a stern warning to former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for allegedly inciting public sentiment against the Supreme Court’s verdict on the abrogation of Article 370. Chugh strongly condemned […]

Fight for honour and dignity will continue: Mehbooba Mufti

SRINAGAR: As the Supreme Court upheld the Union Government’s decision to abrogate Article 370 of the constitution, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and President of Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party (JKPDP), Mehbooba Mufti, said that the people of J&K are not going to lose hope […]

Mehbooba Mufti condemns UAPA charges against Kashmiri students celebrating Australia’s cricket victory

SRINAGAR: On Tuesday, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, expressed strong disapproval over the arrest of seven Kashmiri students who celebrated Australia’s triumph over India in the cricket World Cup final on November 19. The students were charged under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), a move she criticised as detrimental to their […]