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18-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Modi undoes Vajpayee’s Cross LoC Trade CBM : Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said that Modi government buries another part of the Vajpayee era confidence-building measures by suspended cross LoC trade.Taking to social networking site Twitter, Omar wrote: “The Modi Govt...

18-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti engage in war of words on Twitter

Former chief ministers of the State of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday indulged in a war of words on microblogging website Twitter after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) fielded the Malegaon blasts accused Pragya Singh Thakur...

10-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Omar on 'dharna' against civilian traffic ban on highway

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) Vice-President Omar Abdullah on Wednesday sat on a 'dharna' (sit-in) on the national highway against the ban on civilian traffic on Sundays and Wednesdays.Accompanied by other senior NC leaders...

10-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah taunts Modi, says Imran Khan has endorsed his victory

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Vice-President of the National Conference (NC), Omar Abdullah, said on Wednesday that Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran Khan has ensured victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi by asserting that the BJP's electoral...

07-Apr-2019 Srinagar

This is what we have been reduced to : Omar Abdullah on Highway Ban

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah slammed the Centre’s new diktat of closing down the Jammu-Srinagar Highway for all kinds of civilian traffic on every Sunday and Wednesday, and tweeted a letter written by a family, requesting permission...

04-Apr-2019 SRINAGAR

BJP, PDP lying on AFSPA Omar Abdullah

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Thursday rejected BJP chief Amit Shah's claim that his party ended coalition with the PDP after it was pressured to dilute the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act. He also accused Mehbooba Mufti's Peoples Democratic Party...

01-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah wants 'Wazir-e-Azam' title back, scoffs at PM

Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said he will work to restore the titles 'Wazir-e-Azam' (Prime Minister) and 'Sadr-e-Riyasat' (head of state) in Jammu and Kashmir, triggering an angry reaction from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Reacting to Modi's...

29-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Beware of BJP and its proxies : Omar Abdullah

National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah Friday said the people of Jammu and Kashmir must remain cautious against the BJP and its “proxies” as the saffron party was hell bent on altering the state’s special status.“The BJP will not rest until it destroys...

26-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Sikhs saved Kashmiri students not Modi : Omar Abdullah

In a counter attack to its arch rival PDP, the National Conference on Tuesday fired salvos at the PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, stating that  “NC workers were real mujahideen.” This, according to KNO, was stated by NC general secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar...

25-Mar-2019 Srinagar

PDP betrayed people’s trust by allying with BJP : Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Monday asserted that the principal task ahead of the state is to protect its special status saying that the party has fielded suitable candidates from all the parliamentary seats of Kashmir...

18-Mar-2019 Srinagar

'Mehbooba’s crocodile tears will not work this time': Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday criticising army.While addressing the rally in Budgam, Omar said that Mehbooba’s crocodile tears will not  work this time as the state has witnessed her atrocities when she was at the helm...

14-Mar-2019 Srinagar

China veto on Masood, no J&K polls Modi's failures : Omar Abdullah

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Thursday said that China's veto against JeM chief Masood Azhar being declared a global terrorist and not holding Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir were "big failures" of the Modi government.Abdullah tweeted: "China...

13-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Modi govt "consciously disenfranchised" people in J&K : Omar Abdullah

Minutes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted to famous people to help bring more people out to vote in the April-May national election, Jammu and Kashmir politician Omar Abdullah accused the centre of running the state under Governor's rule.Mr Abdullah,...

31-Jan-2019 Pulwama

Will scrap PSA and won’t leave a trace of this law : Omar Abdullah

National Conference (NC) working president and former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said his party will abrogate the Public Safety Act (PSA) “in days” if voted to power in the upcoming assembly elections in the State.“Let me assure the people of Jammu...

21-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Omar wants SC to check computer snooping powers to agencies

Former state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said the Supreme Court should intervene to check the powers to snoop on computers that the Central government has given to various agencies.Reacting to the Central government's decision to give powers to snoop...

19-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Expelled PDP leader Syed Basharat Bukhari joins National Conference

Two disgruntled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders Basharat Bukhari and Peer Muhammad Hussain Wednesday joined the National Conference in Kashmir capital Srinagar.PDP had expelled Peer Muhammad Hussain and former minister Syed Bashrat Bukhari from the...

15-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Another blood soaked weekend in Kashmir, Tweets Omar Abdullah

Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah on Saturday condemned the civilian killings in Pulwama  where seven civilians were killed in clashes with government forces during a gunfight early morning.The National Conference leader took to...

05-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Shaikh Abdullah’s 113th anniversary: NC holds commemorative function

National Conference (NC) on Wednesday held commemorative functions to mark the 113th Birth Anniversary of Sher-e-Kashmir Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah across the State. The main congregational Fateha Khwani was held at Qaid Mazaar at Naseem Bagh in Srinagar. According...

27-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti react to governor Malik's statement

Both Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday reacted supportively to Governor Satya Pal Malik's statement that he did not look up to Delhi while deciding to dissolve the state Assembly.Former chief minister Omar Abdullah said on his twitter: "My compliments...

22-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Had agreed to support PDP in government formation : Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said that his party had agreed to extend external support to People’s Democratic Party. “We had promised Mehbooba Mufti verbally that we will support her in government formation. Though it involved...

22-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Decision to challenge dissolution rests with PDP : Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah said on Thursday that it was for the PDP to challenge the Governor's decision to dissolve the state Assembly.Addressing the media here, Abdullah said that since it was the...

22-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Prove allegation or apologise : Omar Abdullah to Ram Madhav

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday rejected BJP leader Ram Madhav's charge that the coming together of his National Conference, PDP and Congress to form a government was at the behest of Pakistan and challenged him to show proof...

09-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Omar slams Centre for 'non-official' talks with Taliban

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday slammed the Centre for talks with the Taliban at a non-official level while not doing the same by engaging with the Kashmiri separatist leadership."If 'non-official' participation in a dialogue...

24-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Autonomy is best way forward : Omar Abdullah

Former Chief Minister and national conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said that granting autonomy is the only practical solution to the decades-old problem of Jammu and Kashmir.Addressing a provincial meet of party functionaries at party headquarters...

05-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Abdullahs shocked, Mehbooba grieved over killing of two NC workers

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday condemned the killing of two NC workers Mushtaq Ahmad Wani and Nazir Ahmad Bhat in the Habbakadal locality of Srinagar.Party President Dr. Farooq Abdullah denounced the...

05-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Delegation from Ladakh meets Governor

A delegation from Ladakh led by Omar Abdullah, former Chief Minister, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Abdullah who recently undertook a tour of the Ladakh region apprised Governor about various issues including poor road...

13-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah meets Governor

Omar Abdullah, MLA Beerwah and former Chief Minister, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Abdullah apprised Governor about his views regarding the prevailing law and order, education and development scenario in the State and about...

07-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Why the hurry to replace Vaid, questions Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday questioned the hurried replacement of state police chief S.P.Vaid who was shifted in a midnight order by the governor's administration.Reacting to Vaid's replacement by Dilbagh Singh, a state cadre...

28-Jul-2018 Kolkata

Congress must take the fight to the BJP : Omar Abdullah

Underscoring the importance of the Congress in defeating the BJP in next year's general elections, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said no effort for opposition unity will succeed unless the Congress is able to take the fight to...

18-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti fumes, Omar Abdullah speaks soft

The state government has appointed Defence Lawyer in the infamous Kathua rape and murder case as Additional Advocate General.Aseem Sawhney, who is pleading the case of some of the accused at a court in Patahankot, was appointed additional Advocate General...

17-Jul-2018 Srinagar

JKCA scam : Confident court finds his father innocent : Omar Abdullah

Reacting to the chargesheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation against MP Farooq Abdullah in connection the JKCA scam, former chief minister Omar Abdullah said he was confident that court would find him innocent.On Monday, the CBI filed a chargesheet...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

NC ready to meet all overt and covert machinations : Omar Abdullah

National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Monday said that National Conference was ready to meet all over and covert machinations and was deeply rooted in the hearts and minds of the people based on its sacrifices and its commitment to safeguard the...

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