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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...

13-Jul-2018 Srinagar

NC leaders pays glowing tributes to 1931 martyrs

National Conference leaders on Friday paid glowing tributes to 1931 martyrs at a function held at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhavan Jammu  here and pledged to work for strengthening democracy and promoting the spirit of unity and communal amity.State Secretary Rattan...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

PDP-BJP Alliance pushed J&K into turmoil, uncertainty : Omar Abdullah

National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Wednesday chaired the National Conference Legislative Party Meeting at NC Head Office, ‘Nawa-e-Subha’ in Srinagar. The meeting was attended by MLAs and MLCs from the party.Addressing the Legislative Party Meeting,...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah defends IAS officer Shah Faesal facing diciplinary action

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday came out in defence of Shah Faesal, the IAS officer who faces disciplinary action for his posts on social media.The state administration department served a notice to the 2010 Indian Administrative...

05-Jul-2018 Beerwah (Budgam)

Omar Abdullah seeks redressal of public grievances in Beerwah

National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Thursday visited Beerwah and interacted with party functionaries and workers of his constituency. Seeking the redressal of various public grievances, the National Conference Vice President and MLA Beerwah said...

19-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah seeks early elections in Jammu and Kashmir

After the BJP-PDP breakup, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Monday appealed Election Commission of India to hold early elections in Jammu and Kashmir. He said they will not offer support to any party in government formation.Addressing reporters after...

05-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah to be NC Vice President

Jammu and Kashmir's National Conference on Tuesday named former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah as its Vice President.He had so far been the party's Working President.A statement issued by NC said that Abdullah has been nominated as the Vice President of the...

20-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah calls ‘heckling incident’ a ‘Tamasha’

A video has gone viral which shows some Kashmiri Americans heckle National Conference leader Omar Abdullah when he was coming out from the University of California in Berkley after delivering a speech.Omar Abdullah termed it a tamasha. “I had a great session...

13-Apr-2018 Srinagar

NC expresses anguish over Kathua incident, civilian killings

National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah chaired a day-long meeting of the Party’s Core Group at Party Headquarters ‘Nawa-e-Subha’ in Srinagar. The meeting was also attended by NC Working President Omar Abdullah along with other members of the Core Group.The...

13-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah asks PM Modi to break silence over Kathua incident

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence over the rape and killing of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district of the state. “Hon PM sir, there isn’t a day when we don’t hear you speak...

06-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Why silence over Bandipora decapitated man, questions Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Friday launched a scathing on separatists for “maintaining silence” over the decapitated body of Hajin resident in Bandipora district, who was abducted by suspected militants.Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, 25 was...

27-Mar-2018 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah scolds BJP’s Amit Shah over his recent gaffe

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday scolds the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah over his recent gaffe on party’s Karnataka president B S Yeddyurappa saying “if there was ever a competition of the most corrupt government...

18-Mar-2018 Srinagar

CM stands relegated; 2014 mandate bartered : Omar Abdullah

National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Sunday said Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti stood relegated by her allies as erstwhile exclusive jurisdictions of the Chief Minister and the State Government had been effectively shifted to the Central Government...

14-Mar-2018 Jammu

Omar Abdullah wants PAO system implemented in J&K

Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday sought the intervention of the Prime Minister's Office and the Union Finance Ministry to have the Pay and Accounts Office (PAO) system implemented in Jammu and Kashmir after it was put on hold a day ago.Syed...

20-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Explain basis of J&K minister's China statement : Omar Abdullah

Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said the central government must explain the basis of a Jammu and Kashmir minister's statement about "China adopting Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit".Reacting to PWD Minister Naeem Akhtar's comments, Abdullah tweeted:...

02-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Re-engage wireless operators : Omar Abdullah

National Conference (NC) working president and former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Friday demanded re-engaging of wireless operators who were terminated last year."File pertaining to disengaged wireless operators are presently lying in law department and is...

02-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Atmosphere of ‘helplessness’ in entire JK : Omar Abdullah

Leader of opposition and former National Conference Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said there was atmosphere of “helplessness” in Jammu and Kashmir even as demanded “high-level special investigation team” into twin ‘FIRs’ registered into killing of...

02-Feb-2018 Jammu

No compensation to human shield victim angers Omar Abdullah

Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday lashed out at the state government for its refusal to pay compensation to an alleged Kashmiri stone-pelter tied to an army vehicle last year.Speaking in the state assembly on grants to state home department, Abdullah...

18-Jan-2018 Gulmarg

Foreign tourist killed, another injured as avalanche hits Gulmarg

A foreign tourist was killed and another was rescued on Thursday after an avalanche struck at Affarwat area of Gulmarg- the tourist resort place in Kashmir Valley.Official sources told news agency GNS that the incident occurred today afternoon when the...

12-Jan-2018 Jammu

Omar Abdullah supports Journalists using cell phones in Assembly

Former Jammu Kashmir Chief Minister and leader of Opposition in State Legislative Assembly Omar Abdullah Friday advocated the use of cell phones by journalists in the House.““Journalists are using phones for live streaming and other online media. You can’t...

14-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah conducts review of various works in Beerwah

National Conference Working President and MLA Beerwah, Mr. Omar Abdullah on Thursday conducted a review of various developmental works in Beerwah Constituency and also sanctioned an amount of four lakh rupees for upgradation and creation of vital power distribution...

10-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah seeks punishment for Zaira's alleged molestor

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday demanded punishment for the passenger who allegedly molested Bollywood actress Zaira Wasim on board a Vistara Airlines Delhi-Mumbai flight.Abdullah tweeted: "The passenger should be identified...

09-Dec-2017

Clear the air on EVM controversy,Omar Abdullah urges EC

Jammu and Kashmir's former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that though he has been a votary for the fairness of the EVMs, the Election Commission must clarify the controversy raised over the functioning of these machines."I've been extremely...

13-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Hypocrisy is the ‘trait’ of Geelani : Omar Abdullah

Reacting to the accusations leveled by senior Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, former Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Monday said that hypocrisy is the trait of Syed Ali Geelani.“Can Geelani show me his reaction to the...

08-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah hopes Interlocutor will act upon his suggestions

 Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday met Indian Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma at his Gupkar based residence in Kashmir capital Srinagar.Government of India has appointed Sharma to talk to all the stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir...

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