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Photograph by Shahid Tantray Coalition partners in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP-PDP are again at loggerheads over Hurriyat (G) leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s request for a passport. PDP president Mehbooba Mufti said that she will make sure Geelani gets a passport to be able to visit his ailing daughter in Saudi Arabia. Mehbooba Mufti told reporters, “I believe that no government can, on humanitarian grounds, deny a father the right to meet his daughter.” However, PDP’s coalition partner in the state BJP said that Geelani should first acknowledge that he is an Indian and “apologise” for his anti-national views if he

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Stating that not a single case was registered against the forces who were involved in killing of more than 100 youth during 2010 unrest, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president and Member Parliament (MP) Mehbooba Mufti Monday claimed that it is for the first time that a case has been registered against erring cops under section 302. Referring to the killing of youth in police firing and subsequent arrest of two accused personnel, she said, “120 boys were killed in 2010 and so many of them were killed in police firing. Not even a single case was registered. This is for

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By News Desk Expressing deep grief at the death of a young scholar Mudasir Ahmad in Hyderabad the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for a thorough and transparent investigation into his death. In a statement issued today the PDP President Mehbooba Mufti said the death of Mudasir was a terrible blow to his family and it was shocking that a bright boy who was pursuing higher studies had lost his life in circumstances which called for thorough investigation. She conveyed her condolences to the family and said she realized that no words could provide comfort to them in this