25 May 2015
Patna: Allaying fears regarding its stand on Article 370, which guarantees a special constitutional status to Jammu and Kashmir, BJP on Monday said "status quo on it will be maintained". "The status quo on Article 370 will be maintained. .... This is a constitutional matter and any kind of change in it cannot be brought in the Parliament," BJP's national spokesperson M J Akbar told reporters here.
31 May 2015
New Delhi: Maintaining that BJP stood for abrogation of Article 370 in line with Jana Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mookerjee's views, Union minister Jitendra Singh has said that contentious issues in Jammu and Kashmir have been put on the back-burner keeping in mind the "coalition dharma" with its ally PDP.
24 May 2015
Jammu: The BJP on Sunday said that the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution continues to be part of the party's core ideology and it will work in that direction whenever it garners the required numbers in Parliament.
19 Mar 2015
Jammu: Former Chief Minister and NC (National Conference) leader Omar Abdullah on Wednesday asserted that Article 370 of the Constitution cannot be scrapped and the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir cannot be eroded further.
05 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, "cannot be touched" and people do not get swayed by slogans anymore, PDP President Mehbooba Mufti asserted on Thursday, days after her party's coalition partner BJP agreed to maintain status quo on the controversial issue.
24 Feb 2015
Jammu: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who is likely to be the next Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday said differences with BJP over contentious issues like Article 370 and AFSPA have been ironed out in the Common Mininum Programme.
18 Feb 2015
New Delhi: As BJP and PDP grapple over a Common Minimum Programme (CMP) for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, RSS raised questions over Article 370 that grants special status for the state causing unease in the Kashmir-based party.
17 Feb 2015
Jammu/Srinagar: While the PDP and BJP's 'informal negotiations' for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir are progressing smoothly, the two sides are still dragging their feet on contentious issues like Article 370 and the AFSPA.
20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: BJP said it has neither diluted its stand on abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir nor sidelined the issue in the assembly poll campaign in the state.
18 Jan 2015
New Delhi: BJP, which was reportedly in talks with PDP over government-formation in Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday said "authorised persons" are dealing with the controversial issues like Article 370 and Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA).