Lashing out at the BJP, Mamata Banerjee said, "They (BJP) are threatening to carry out encounters. Just because they are in power in Delhi, they are talking about hurling bombs.
Hailing BJP president Amit Shah for taking the “right albeit late decision”, he said, “The people were saved from the opportunistic rulers who were working on communal lines."
Governor N N Vohra yesterday called the meeting of all party heads, including the heads of the state units of the national parties, in Jammu and Kashmir to discuss the situation in the state.
In a scathing attack in its mouthpiece "Saamana", the Sena said that country was "tired" of the never-ending announcements and "jumlas" of the present dispensation.
The interactions with "social media warriors" was planned in view of growing significance of online platforms in creating perception, which is important in politics
BJP's General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, who is also the party's in-charge in West Bengal, said, "Mamata (Banerjee) is the champion of appeasement politics and there is total anarchy and lawlessness in the state under her rule."
BJP leader and Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan said Haasan had met leaders of a party that had been "rejected by people".
Senior BJP leader and Finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar had recently said that names of new ministers would be finalised after holding talks with allies of the BJP.
We can expect fresh elections in some time because none of the parties in the fray have the requisite numbers to form a government.
Union Minister Piyush Goyal cited reports that Vemula's mother Radhika Vemula had accused Indian Union Muslim League, a Kerala-based party, of not giving her the promised Rs 20 lakh to attend political rallies where false allegations against the BJP were levelled.
Chidambaram, a senior Congress leader, said in a series of tweets, "The long-awaited break of the PDP-BJP coalition will be welcomed by all those who despaired that Kashmir may have been lost forever. The muscular, militaristic policy was a disaster from Day One. It is a relief that the opportunistic coalition has collapsed."
"BJP will win the 2019 elections as BJP is led by a strong captain Prime Minister Narendra Modi, unlike the opposition parties which have "many captains": Union minister Ramdas Athawale
BJP pulled out of the ruling alliance in Jammu and Kashmir. Congress says BJP took "exit route" from this "self-created tumult".
According to sources, the RS chairman called Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar and discussed the polling procedures and various precedents regarding the election of deputy chairman.
Addressing Sena workers on the party's 52nd foundation day, Thackeray said the BJP spread "lies" ahead of the 2014 general elections and made false promises to people to win the mandate.
Soon after the BJP decided to pull out of the ruling alliance with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir, the Left parties voiced their concern over the political and law-and-order situation in the state, and said the Centre should share its assessment of the present situation with all political parties.
In Gujarat, the election of the office bearers in district panchayats is held once every 30 months.
Chief spokesperson of J&K BJP Sunil Sethi said the insistence of the PDP for extension of the period of suspension of operations and soft approach towards militants, Pakistan and separatists were hurting the nationalistic sentiments not only in Jammu and Kashmir but across the country .
Dubbing the saffron party's decision as a "political move", Sena leader Sanjay Raut said the coming together of the PDP-BJP to form the government in the state was "unnatural and unholy".
"After ruining it, BJP pulls out of Kashmir. Didn't BJP tell us that demonetisation had broken the back of terrorism in Kashmir? Then what happened?" Kejriwal asked.
Live updates as the BJP has pulled out of the alliance with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir.
Speaking about the poor pace of innovation in India, Gandhi said there was a lack of funding.
The decision was taken after BJP's national president Amit Shah called an urgent meeting with the party's senior leaders and ministers in J&K
Kulkarni said dialogue is the only solution to solve the long-standing dispute with Pakistan, and normalising ties with the neighbouring country is key to India becoming a great nation.
Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury: His party's aim was to fight and defeat the "communal and anti-people" policies of the BJP government at the Centre.