PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti to be released from detention, says J&K administration
Tuesday, 13 October 2020 () PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti who has been in detention since August last year is being released, J&K administration spokesperson Rohit Kansal said on Tuesday. She was initially detained on August 5 last year when the Centre abrogated special status of the erstwhile state and bifurcated it into two union territories — Ladakh, and Jammu and Kashmir.
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti, who was in detention from August 5 last year following the abrogation of the special status of the erstwhile state. Mufti was released on Tuesday night as the Union Territory administration revoked the...
Kashmir’s main political parties announced a grand alliance on Thursday to seek a peaceful restoration of its autonomy after India's release of the last major Kashmiri political leader from lengthy detention. On Tuesday, the government ordered the release of Mehbooba Mufti after 14-month detention and she and other leaders promptly called for a campaign to restore Kashmir’s special rights. "Our battle is a constitutional battle. We want the government of India to return to the people of the state (of Kashmir) the rights they held before 5th August 2019," said former Kashmiri chief minister Farooq Abdullah.
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Members of Dogra Front staged a protest against the all-party meeting in Srinagar attended by PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and NC chief Farooq Abdullah. The activists also set ablaze the posters of former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti. They also raised slogans against the leaders of Valley. "Mehbooba Mufti and Farooq Abdullah are fooling people of Jammu and Kashmir. They are trying to take political mileage with Gupkar declaration," said Ashok Gupta, President of Dogra Front The all-party meeting took place after the release of Mufti from detention after more than 14 months.
An all-party meeting took place at National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah's residence in Srinagar. National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti were also present in the meeting. The meeting is taking place after the release of Mufti from detention after more than 14 months.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday forayed into battleground Bihar where he asked people to vote the NDA back to power, drawing upon Prime Minister Narendra Modis mass appeal and the BJPs ability to walk the talk on Ayodhya, Kashmir and Pakistan-sponsored terrorism. This is Modis India, where even chants of Bharat Tere Tukde Honge (India may you go to pieces) inside the JNU campus will not be tolerated, said Adityanath referring to the students protests of 2016 which left many activists booked for sedition. He also harped on Modis welfare measures like the Jan Dhan scheme, the Ujjawala Yojana, the Ayushman Bharat Yojana and housing for the poor. Watch the full video for more details.
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Jammu and Kashmir police and security forces killed one more unidentified terrorist in an encounter in the Hakripora area of Pulwama district on Tuesday, taking the total count of terrorists killed to three. "PulwamaEncounterUpdate: 01 more unidentified #terrorist killed (total 03). Search going on. Further details shall follow," the Kashmir zone police tweeted. Earlier, the Kashmir zone police informed two terrorists were killed in the ongoing encounter. "Pulwama Encounter Update: 01 more unidentified terrorists killed (total 02). Search going on. Further details shall follow," the Kashmir zone police tweeted. Watch the video for more details.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday stepped up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the military standoff with China in eastern Ladakh, telling him the nation wants to know when will the Chinese troops be “thrown out” of Indian territory. "The prime minister will not say one word about China", the Wayanad MP, who is on a three-day visit to his parliamentary constituency, he said. " I don't think there's any other country in the world today where a foreign power can take land from the country and then no answer from the leadership. This is shocking to me....So what I would like is the prime minister to tell the nation when the Chinese are going to be thrown out of Indian territory," Gandhi said. "What's the date by which the Chinese soldiers are going to be kicked out of India? That's what I want to know. But I guarantee you that the prime minister won't have the guts to say that", he said. Watch the full video for more details.
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National Conference president Farooq Abdullah convened a meeting at his residence on Thursday for chalking out the future course of action on the 'Gupkar Declaration' with regard to the special status..
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