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You are cutting at the root of democracy: Uttarakhand HC raps Centre
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You are cutting at the root of democracy: Uttarakhand HC raps ...

The Uttarakhand high court on Monday asked the Centre whether it was not “totally extraneous” for the Union government to be concerned over the disqualification of nine rebel MLAs and to “interfere” in the affairs of the state which has to be done only in “extraordinary instances”. “What is passing through our mind is, is it the lookout of the Central government as to what would have happened on March 28 (when floor test was to be held) in view of the ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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PDP, BJP to meet Jammu-Kashmir governor, to stake claim to form government

Ending the over two-month deadlock, the Peoples Democratic Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party are set to jointly call on Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Saturday and stake claim to form the new government that will be headed by Mehbooba Mufti who will be the first woman chief minister of the state. A day after Mehbooba, 56, was unanimously elected as the PDP’s legislature party leader and nominated as the party’s CM candidate, 25 members of BJP met in the state’s ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago PDP to hold legislature party meet to discuss government formation  Rediff.com1 month ago J&K Governor asks forces to exercise restraint  Rediff.com2 months ago Governor gives 1 day to PDP, BJP to decide on government formation  Rediff.com2 months ago
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J&K gets first woman CM, BJP gets 2 more Cabinet berths

With Monday’s swearing-in ceremony, the three-month long governor’s rule and the political uncertainty that dogged J&K following Sayeed's demise on January 7, has ended, reports Mukhtar Ahmad. PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti takes oath as the first woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Photographs: Umar ganie People’s Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti was administered the oath of office as the first woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, at a ...
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Mehbooba meets Amit Shah; no clarity on J&K government

People’s Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti met Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Thursday amid rising speculation about government formation in Jammu and Kashmir but there was no clear indication whether they have made any headway. The PDP, which toughened its stance after Mufti Mohammed Sayeed’s demise by seeking concrete plans for the state’s development the before the coalition could be resumed, may latch on to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Mehbooba toughens stand, says no government if Centre doesn't support  Rediff.com2 months ago Mehbooba emerges from the shadows to become 1st female CM of Jammu-Kashmir  Rediff.com3 weeks ago Jammu-Kashmir's first female CM to be sworn in on Monday  Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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Omar meets Guv, says NC favours mid-term polls

In the backdrop of the stalemate in Jammu and Kashmir, former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday called on Governor N N Vohra but ruled out National Conference providing an alternative saying his party would rather prefer mid-term elections than indulging in ‘horse-trading’. He, however, said nobody wants mid-term polls, but if a government is not formed, then election is the only way out. “There is an effort right now to gather support independent of Mehbooba Mufti. I ...
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Race to White House: Nikki Haley endorses Marco Rubio

Indian-American South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has endorsed Marco Rubio, which will give a major boost to the Florida Senator’s presidential ambition ahead of the state’s pivotal Republican primary. “I wanted somebody with fight. I wanted somebody with passion. I wanted somebody that had conviction to do the right thing, but I wanted somebody humble enough that remembers that you work for all the people,” Haley said at Chapin in South Carolina as she announced to ...
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SC questions Arunachal governor's order advancing assembly session

The Supreme Court on Friday questioned Arunachal Pradesh Governor J P Rajkhowa’s decision to advance the assembly session to December last year from this January, asking what difference would it have made if the sitting was held as originally scheduled. “What would be the change or the difference if the assembly proceedings would have taken place on pre-scheduled January 14 instead of December 16,” a five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Justice J S Khehar, said. The poser ...
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No vendetta in sanction for prosecuting Chavan: Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday defended the governor’s sanction for prosecuting Congress leader Ashok Chavan in Adarsh scam case, stating the step was taken as per the advice of the state’s top law officer and rejected the ‘vendetta’ charge. Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on Thursday gave sanction to the Central Bureau of Investigation to prosecute former chief minister Ashok Chavan in the case, days after the Bharatiya Janata Party-led state ...
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Mehbooba's meets BJP leaders, fuels hopes of revival

The PDP chief visited New Delhi on Monday and has reportedly called a meeting of party legislators to brief them about her talks with BJP leaders. The sudden visit of Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti to New Delhi on Monday has fuelled fresh speculations of a possible patch-up between her party and the Bharatiya Janata Party for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir.  The BJP on Sunday said it was fully committed to the agenda of governance in the state. Mehbooba has ...
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9 dead, 13 injured in attack near Afghan defence ministry

A Taliban suicide attack near the defence ministry in Kabul on Saturday killed nine and injured 13 others, in what was he second blast of the day. The first attack, in Asadabad near the governor’s compound in the eastern province of Kunar, killed at least 14 people and wounded 41 others, said Wahidullah Kalimzai, the province’s governor. Hours later, a militant blew himself outside the defence ministry killing nine others. The Taliban were responsible for the Kabul attack, said a ...
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