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  1. Switch that brought Mufti to powerRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Telegraph

    Liver , March 1: Like many other villages on the right bank of the Lidder, which bubbles through picturesque Pahalgam, Liver had been a no-go area for "pro-India" politicians for almost a decade since the birth of militancy in 1989. Those uncertain times handed a golden opportunity to Mehbooba Mufti and her father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to test the waters in Liver, 70km from Srinagar, and other pockets across the Valley.

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  2. Modi bandwagon runs into Jammu & KashmirRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Narinder Modi hugs Mufty Mohammed Sayeed after Sayeed took oath as Jammu and Kashmir chief minister in Jammu, yesterday. Photo: AFP India's ruling Hindu nationalist party was sworn into government in the country's only Muslim-majority state yesterday for the first time after an historic power-sharing deal with a bitter regional rival.

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  3. Fuel Scarcity, Poor Power Supply Mirror PDP's Failure - APCRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organization says the return of queues at filling stations and the recent gross reduction in the hours of electricity supply across the country are sad reminders of the failure of the People's Democratic Party -led Federal Government. The APC wondered how the ruling PDP has found it hard to ensure that its citizens enjoy regular fuel supply being an oil producing country after 16 years in power.

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  4. Pak, Hurriyat, allowed conducive atmosphere for polls: MuftiRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    After taking oath as the twelfth chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, 79-year-old Mufti Muhammad Sayeed triggered a controversy as he gave credit to Hurriyat, militant outfits and 'people from across the border' for allowing to create a conducive atmosphere to conduct assembly elections in the state last year. In his maiden press conference after being sworn in as the head of the PDP-BJP government, he said, "I want to say this on record and I have told this to the Prime Minister that the we must also credit the Hurriyat and militant outfits for the conduct of the Assembly elections in the state" Sided by deputy chief minister Dr Nirmal Singh of BJP and PDP's Dr Haseeb Drabu, Sayeed said, "God forbid if they would have done something.

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  5. Governor rule ends in J&KRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    "Governor, Mr. N. N. Vohra today issued a Proclamation to revoke the earlier Proclamation, issued by him on 9th January 2015, in exercise of powers conferred on him under Section 92 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, whereby he had assumed all the functions of the Government of the State." read the handout.

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  6. PDP-BJP coalition govt's agendaRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    After two months of negotiations, the PDP-BJP alliance declared its common minimum programme that was negotiated by Dr Haseeb Drabu and Ram Madhav in Mumbai and Delhi. It was announced after the 25-member council of ministers took oath of office.

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  7. India's ruling Hindu party forms coalition in mainly Muslim KashmirRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The China Post

    India's ruling Hindu nationalist party was Sunday sworn into government for the first time in the country's only Muslim-majority state after a power-sharing deal with a regional rival. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party and the People's Democratic Party have forged a coalition government after inconclusive elections two months ago for the restive Himalayan region's state assembly.

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  8. Playing in Caribbean Series beneficial to HernandezRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Dodgers

    It's been just over three weeks since Enrique Hernandez stepped into the batter's box in front of thousands of hometown fans at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico. That intense experience is only part of the reason he played in the annual Caribbean Series -- the tournament between the Winter League champions from Venezuela, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Mexico -- early last month.

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  9. Mufti Sayeed Says Not Disappointed on AFSPA. As Head of Unified Command, I Know What I Have to DoRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CNN

    SRINAGAR: The coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir will "thoroughly review the security situation in state" to determine the "need and desirability" of special laws, new chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed told the media after he and his 25-member cabinet took oath in Jammu today. The reference was to the controversial and contentious Armed Forced Special Powers Act, or AFPSA -- which gives the army the authority to make arrests without warrants.

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  10. Cleveland Indians catchers Yan Gomes, Roberto Perez take batting practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    ... in the AL behind Brian McMann of the Yankees. The Indians drafted Perez in the 33rd round in 2008 out of Puerto Rico. He spent five full seasons in the minors before being called up last year on July 10. Perez hit .271 (23-for-85) with one homer and ...

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  11. Tajikistan parliamentary voting sullied by pressure on opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Dushanbe, Tajikistan--The ruling People's Democratic Party of Tajikistan is expected to sweep parliamentary voting Sunday in the former Soviet republic in polling tainted by complaints of pressure from opposition parties. The tightly-controlled Central Asian state's election commission declared the vote valid at roughly 1000 GMT, when it said that almost 75 percent of the 4.3 million electorate had voted.

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  12. 'BJP-PDP will provide stable, pro-people Govt': Ananth KumarRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Union Chemical and Fertilizers Minister Ananth Kumar on Sunday stated that the purpose of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the People's Democratic Party alliance was to provide a stable and pro-people government in Jammu and Kashmir. "The purpose of this alliance in the state of Jammu Kashmir is to provide a stable and pro-people government for six years," Kumar told media persons here.

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  13. 'Salute sagacity of BJP-PDP for coming together', says Kiran BediRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    BJP leader Kiran Bedi on Sunday saluted the sagacity of her party and the People's Democratic Party for coming together for the sake of the country's integrity and unity. "We salute the sagacity of BJP+ PDP for coming together for sake of integrity and unity of India.

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  14. BJP downplays U-turn on Article 370 after government formation in Jammu and KashmirRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | DNA India

    BJP on Sunday sought to downplay its U- turn on Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, in light of the agreement with its ruling coalition partner PDP to maintain status quo on the controversial provision. BJP on Sunday sought to downplay its U- turn on Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, in light of the agreement with its ruling coalition partner PDP to maintain status quo on the controversial provision.

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  15. Agenda of the PDP-BJP alliance in J&KRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Indian Muslim Statements

    Following is the full text of the the agenda agreed between PDP and BJP on whose basis Mufti Sayeed was sworn in today as the new chief minister of J&K This document sets out the Agenda of the Alliance between the J&K People's Democratic Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party BJP). It will be the guiding framework for governance of the coalition) .government in Jammu & Kashmir for the next six years In the recently concluded J&K State assembly elections, 2014, the people of the State have voted overwhelmingly and in favour of the democratic system.

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  16. BJP downplays U-turn on Article 370 as coalition govt takes charge in J&KRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Prime Minister Narinder Modi hugs Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed during the swearing-in ceremony of the state assembly in Jammu on March 1, 2015. NEW DELHI: The BJP on Sunday sought to downplay its U-turn on Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu & Kashmir, in light of the agreement with its ruling coalition partner PDP to maintain status quo on the controversial provision.

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  17. Naqvi hails 'historic' BJP-PDP alliance in J-KRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  18. India's ruling Hindu party shares power in Muslim-majority KashmirRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    India's ruling Hindu nationalist party was Sunday sworn into government in the country's only Muslim-majority state for the first time after an historic power-sharing deal with a bitter regional rival. Narendra Modi hailed the partnership between his Bharatiya Janata Party and the People's Democratic Party as a chance to fulfil the aspirations of a region which has endured a sporadic revolt against Indian rule since 1989.

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  19. Tajikistan votes, president's party set to dominate new parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Tajikistan voted on Sunday to elect a new parliament that will likely be dominated by the party of President Imomali Rakhmon who has ruled the Central Asian nation since 1992 and is backed by Moscow, which has thousands of troops stationed there. Rakhmon, a 62-year-old former head of a Soviet state farm, extended his rule by seven years in an election held in November 2013.

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  20. Mufti Sayeed of PDP takes oath as J&K CMRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star of Mysore

    Srinagar, Mar. 1- Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, the veteran leader of the People's Democratic Party , took oath as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir this morning, thus bringing an end the 49-day Governor's rule in the State. He is leading a historic alliance with the BJP, which has become a part of a government in the State for the first time.

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