Peoples Democratic Party

Abdullahs and Muftis, two political dynasties in Jammu and Kashmir

The Abdullahs are undoubtedly the first political dynasty of Jammu and Kashmir having remained central to state's politics for over 80 long years.

published on : 4th April 2019

PDP to contest all six Lok Sabha seats in J-K: Mehbooba Mufti

Mufti also dismissed reports of an alliance with the Congress and said the party is preparing to contest all the six Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 20th March 2019

PDP asks Farooq Abdullah to clear National Conference's stand on Ram Mandir, Article 35-A

Akhtar said at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made it clear that the country will have to wait for the judicial process to end for construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya.

published on : 6th January 2019

BJP ally Sajjad Lone makes inroads outside Kashmir

A leader close to Sajjad said many disgruntled leaders of PDP, NC and Congress are in contact with the PC chairman and many more leaders may join the party in coming days.

published on : 23rd December 2018

Mehbooba Mufti asks Governor not to meddle with Jammu & Kashmir's constitutional status

She said if Governor grants divisional status to Ladakh and ignores Chenab valley and Pir Panjal, then her party would be forced to launch peaceful agitation.

published on : 7th December 2018

In a jolt to PDP, Finance Minister Hasseb Drabu resigns from party

Drabu after sending his resignation to Mufti, took to Twitter to make his decision public. 

published on : 6th December 2018

National Conference, PDP continue new found bonhomie, attack former J&K minister Imran Ansari

NC chief spokesman Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi accused Imran Ansari, former PDP minister and influential Shia leader, of being a power hungry politician.

published on : 24th November 2018

Grand alliance in Jammu & Kashmir worrisome for BJP

For over a week, the NC, PDP and Congress leaders were in touch to form "grand alliance" after sensing that their flock was vulnerable to "poaching from other camp.

published on : 24th November 2018

J-K Governor dissolves state assembly amid claims for power from PDP and People's Conference

Governor Satya Pal Malik made a terse announcement saying he was exercising powers conferred on him by the Jammu and Kashmir Constitution and dissolving the House which had two more years to go.

published on : 21st November 2018

EC to go on with municipal polls in Jammu and Kashmir from October 8 despite boycott by NC, PDP

The announcement of poll schedule and the model code of conduct have already come into effect.

published on : 15th September 2018

Parties opposing polls in Jammu and Kashmir are anti-people, anti-development: BJP  

Parties such as the National Conference and the PDP who are opposing elections to local bodies and panchayats are scared of losing ground,the statement read.

published on : 10th September 2018

Row over Article 35A: PDP to boycott panchayat, municipal polls

Addressing reporters after the party meeting, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti said they will not contest the polls as the prevailing situation was not favourable.

published on : 10th September 2018

PDP too to stay away from local body polls in Jammu and Kashmir

PDP on Friday too decided not to participate in the upcoming municipal and panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 7th September 2018