Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicApni Party

Topic: Apni Party

Gupkar Alliance faces setback in DDC polls, NC bastion Srinagar breached by Apni Party

Apni Party bags the chairperson and vice-chairperson in Srinagar and Shopian, despite winning just 12 seats across Kashmir in last year's DDC polls.

J&K voted for development, Article 370 is a false narrative — Apni Party chief Altaf Bukhari

Apni Party claims it will have at least six DDC chairpersons, setting it up as a formidable political contender to the Gupkar Alliance which won the most seats.

J&K parties hoodwinking people, they can’t bring back Article 370, ex-PDP leader Bukhari says

In an interview to ThePrint, Apni Party chief Altaf Bukhari says J&K parties knew about Article 370 decision beforehand. He says Gupkar Declaration is local parties' means to grab power.

Ram Madhav visits Srinagar days after J&K parties issue joint statement on Article 370

BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav comes at a time 6 regional parties issued a joint statement on restoring Article 370, and the BJP has seen a spate of resignations in the region.

NC & PDP boycott Manoj Sinha swearing-in, MP says J&K needs change of policy, not face

Anantnag MP Justice Masoodi said ceremony was ‘insignificant’, while his Baramulla counterpart Akbar Lone said NC didn’t accept decisions of 5 August 2019.

‘New domicile rules an insult’ — J&K parties slam Modi govt move amid Covid-19 outbreak

PDP says the new rules are akin to rubbing salt into wounds, while the National Conference described the orders as hollow.

Apni Party looks to dispel rumours about govt backing, set for launch on BJP turf Jammu

NC chief Farooq Abdullah’s release from detention is said to have injected an urgency in Apni Party’s plans to establish a footing in J&K political landscape.

Central govt has no intention to bring demographic change in J&K: Home Minister Amit Shah

Home Minister Shah had chaired a meeting with a 24-member delegation from J&K's Apni Party, led by its president Altaf Bukhari at the Ministry of Home Affairs Sunday.

Delegation from Apni Party meets Amit Shah, discuss fears of demographic changes in J&K

Apni Party chief Altaf Bukhari said that during the two-hour-long meeting, issues like the early restoration of statehood and release of political prisoners were also discussed.

Altaf Bukhari has BJP’s support in Kashmir. But Bakshi Mohammad has a history lesson for him

It is not surprising that Altaf Bukhari wants to follow Bakshi Ghulam Mohammad’s simplistic political maxim – be on the good side of New Delhi, and rule. But will it work?

On Camera

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How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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