Congress rules out possibility of alliance with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir

Live Updates Mehbboba Mufti Says J&K Not Enemy Territory Muscular Policy Don't Work Here

Mehbooba Mufti resigned today after BJP pulled out of the alliance

"I do not want to comment". People had expressed satisfaction after many years. All BJP ministers in the Jammu and Kashmir government were also summoned to New Delhi today for a meeting with Shah.

Data available with security forces shows that 144 militants are active in South Kashmir.

Says his party won't join any "third or fourth front" just for power Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday claimed that the next chief minister of the state will be from his party.

Ram Madhav, the BJP national secretary in-charge of Jammu and Kashmir, said continuing in the alliance had become untenable. Mehbooba Mufti became a latest victim of this regional discord, thanks to her insistence on the resignation of two BJP ministers, who had rallied behind the Hindu Ekta Manch, which was demanding a CBI inquiry into the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district.

The BJP, on the other hand, has now strengthened its rule in the state since the governor does what New Delhi tells him, Jacob said.

In a press briefing that didn't last even 10 minutes, Mufti said the alliance wasn't formed in a quest for power. This alliance had a bigger motive- unilateral ceasefire, PM's visit to Pakistan, withdrawal of cases against 11,000 youth.

Now, the current state government will be dissolved, initiating Governor's rule in the state under Article 92 of Jammu and Kashmir's Constitution.

"The governor's rule in the state will ensure zero political interference in offensive operations". This happened after the BJP withdrew its ministers in the PDP-BJP alliance and declared the alliance was over.

In another scenario, the Congress, the PDP and the main opposition National Conference (NC) could come together to form a government. Many lost their sight completely.

Note: The data in Parliamentary Standing Committee report on terror incidents in J&K from 1990 to March 12, 2017 do not tally with the total given in the table. We have sent an email to the ministry of home affairs on June 18, 2018, requesting clarification on the data. We had expected a good response from the Hurriyat.

Madhav also said that over 600 terrorists have been neutralized in the last three years to stop radicalization.

Totally rejecting Ram Madhav's allegations on the killing of noted journalist Shujaat Bukhari the outgoing Works Minister Naeem Akhter said, "All know in whose control the police, paramilitaries and army is". "Fundamental rights of citizens are now in danger", he also said.

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