x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   DC Jammu inspects progress on Akhnoor Flyover project | Advisor Kumar reviews functioning of Forest department, allied wings | Sant Kabir guided suffering masses to ocean of truth: Rana | JHRBA hails appointments of Farooq Khan, Navin Kumar Choudhary | AMARNATH YATRA: Record 2 lakh pilgrims pay obeisance in 16 days | Div Com listens to issues of Muslim Federation Samba | Kathua Police organizes workshop on intelligence | Tainted BDO eyes post of Director RDD Jammu | Maharaja's grandson in trouble over 1931 killings tweet | Congress distances itself from Singh | Public life at risk in Sunderbani as Govt fails timely construction of civilian bunkers | After 5 yrs, BJP remembers lone was separatist Bilal's younger brother | Bhaderwah post offices without postal orders for 2 yrs | Student's death due to medical negligence sparks protests | Beware! Seasonal politicians are back: Munish to people | Will distribute my salary among needy' | Despite being represented by former CM Beerwah continues to be neglected | BE students protest as KU result shows 80% failing | Untimely rains may cause invariable damage to farmers in JK | SHO tightens noose on mining mafia to extract more money | Quality compromised on Solki-Brevi road in Kalakote | Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Bashir Ahmed Maulvi, carrying reward of Rs 2 lakh, arrested from Srinagar | HC seeks status of funds allotted to JKPCC for construction of bridges in Kashmir | Illegal sand extraction continues unabated at various streams, rivulets in Bandipora | Widening of Amphalla-Janipur road: HC seeks status report | HC seeks report on death of 11 students on Mughal Road | Teachings of saints, seers more relevant today: Advisor Sharma | Mankotia appeals NGT to act sternly over waste dumping near Tawi river | DC inspects under construction bunkers at Nowshera | ERTU demands release of salary of all education employees | Drug peddler nabbed with opium | Police officer dies in car accident near Doda | JMC removes unauthorized advt structures, hoardings | 2 in process of joining militant ranks kill shopkeeper, held | Engineers observe state wide stir | ABVP CUJ unit submits memorandum to VC | 5 day plantation drive concludes | PSC fast tracking recruitment process, around 2000 vacancies in various stages of selection process | Congress, BJP leaders forgot us after seeking votes: Trikuta Nagar residents tell Munish | Last Morh Gandhi Nagar grappling with sanitation problems | Swarnim Bus Yatra' reaches Jammu today | Safeer Hussein Shah elected president Panch Association Mendhar | Rasool calls for 2-year ban on players who fudge age | Secy RDD reviews implementation of 'Umeed' scheme in Jammu division | Reasi Admin starts preparation | Bhandara for Amarnath pilgrims continues | Poonch District Taekwondo Association organizes summer camp | Mayor distributes passbooks under 'Ladli Beti' scheme | KVK Jammu celebrates ICAR Day | NIA gets more teeth | 6 yrs on, civic issues at Nehru Market remain unaddressed | Who will succeed 14th Dalai Lama: Chinese Warning | Twentieth Anniversary of Kargil War: Time for celebration and introspection | Cricket Craze in India | JMC conducts awareness prog on SWM at Muthi | MPEJ criticizes statement of PDP leader | Guru Purnima celebrated in Ramisht College | DC Reasi felicitates Olympic qualifier athlete | Sahib Bandgi guru delivers religious sermons | ABVP demands open admission for all students in First Semester | Doon School awarded at 8th national conference | ITIEUF organizes 5th state conference | JTC for permanent rehabilitation of KPs | Model Academy organizes orientation programme for teachers | Rehmat Cricket Club Doda lifts 15th Gufran Championship Trophy | Secy Hr Edu inaugurates GDC Nagrota | RM public school organizes orientation programme | Back Issues  
 
news details
Akther plays communal card to keep PDP relevant
Tries to pit Jammu against Kashmir for saving his party
12/18/2018 11:31:50 PM
Early Times Report
Jammu, Dec 18: Peoples Democratic Party is not leaving any stone unturned to project its former ally Bharatiya Janata Party as the "biggest enemy" of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
Senior PDP leader and former minister Naeem Akthar on Tuesday accused BJP of trying to repeat 2008 like situation in J&K for electoral gains. He condemned what he called "hateful language and threats issued to the particular community during the 'Dharam Sansad' organized by VHP and RSS at Jammu.
"By promoting such hatred and negativity, the BJP has once again established that it can never again be trusted as a party of governance in a composite state like Jammu and Kashmir and that it has blocked its entry into the power structure of the state forever," Akther said in a statement.
An analyst while talking to Early Times said, "When PDP shared power with BJP in the state Akther shared a common stage with the BJP and RSS leaders and had no complaints at all. In fact he used to endorse their agenda. After losing power Akther and his party president Mehbooba Mufti are missing no opportunity to hit out at the BJP."
He said that Akther by accusing the BJP of pursuing communal agenda is trying to pit Jammu against Kashmir and he has made an attempt to flare up the communal tensions between the two regions of the state.
A Kashmir watcher said that PDP is playing a religious card to "make a comeback" as the party knows it very well that it's on the weak wicket. "Everyday one or other PDP leader is quitting the party. They have openly blamed the party leadership of failing to deliver. Akther, who is considered to be close aide of the PDP President, is issuing such loaded statements just to divert the attention of the people from the failures of the party," he claimed.
A politician while reacting to Akther's statement said that people of Jammu don't need sermons from a person, who has entered into politics through "backdoor." "Since the armed insurgency broke out in the Valley Jammu has proved to be an abode of communal harmony and people of Jammu have welcomed everyone with open arms," he added.
The politician said that PDP should first set its house in order rather than blaming others for their misdeeds. "By resorting to such mudslinging PDP leaders like Akther have proved that they can change their colours according to the need and they can go to any extent to remain relevant in the political arena of the state. PDP is a sinking ship and its set to disappear from the scene," he added.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU