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POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
PDP, Jammu and Kashmir, Sajad Gani Lone, Junaid mattu

Meet the men shaking up the 'empire' of Abdullahs, Muftis in Jammu and Kashmir

The Srinagar mayorship going to Junaid Mattu conveys that a strong third front has emerged in the state.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
National Conference, PDP, Civic polls, Jk

Kashmir votes for change. And its old political players are in panic

Kashmir needs resolution for moving into a better future. It doesn't want more narrow politics that imprisons it in violence

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, BJP, PDP, NC

Why the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir municipal and panchayat polls need to be called off

Many experts believe there is a serious risk of poor voter turnout which would be seen as a referendum against the Indian state.

POLITICS

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PDP, National Conference, Farooq Abdullah, Kashmir crisis

Professional political blackmail is the hallmark of NC and PDP

Farooq Abdullah has proved time and again that, in reality, he is no more than a sophisticated version of Yasin Malik.

VOICES

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BJP, PDP, Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference

The National Conference has no moral leg to stand on in Kashmir

Let down by lofty words and contrasting actions, Kashmiris, in fact, have lost confidence in all political parties.

VOICES

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BJP, PDP, Governor's rule, Jammu and Kashmir

Elections, not ambitions, can fix the broken political process in J&K

Democracy draws its power from the people. In the current scenario, it is hanging in the balance by a precarious thread.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
BJP, Congress, NC, PDP

What Mehbooba Mufti Warned - Tampering with Article 35A will be a disaster for J&K and India

The National Conference (NC) with the Congress disenfranchised J&K. PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti tried to guard against tinkering with crucial Articles.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
National Conference, PDP, Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah

Why rise of Sajjad Lone in Kashmir can provide a fresh wave of hope

Both Omar Abdullah-led National Conference and Mehbooba Mufti-led Peoples Democratic Party have provided autocratic governments to J&K.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Terrorism, Farooq Abdullah, NC, Kashmir

Mehbooba predicts post 1987 redux in the Valley - Really?

Comparing the breaking up of a political alliance with the rigging of an election is unfair.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
PDP, Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, Narendra Modi

How a revolt in Mehbooba Mufti’s PDP strengthens Sajjad Lone’s ambitions

With the governor failing to dissolve the Assembly, the formation of the third front is on the cards.