India News | Agencies | Tuesday August 25, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir chief secretary Muhammad Iqbal Khandey has decided to resign reportedly over differences with the ruling coalition.
Opinion | Omar Abdullah | Monday August 24, 2015
I'm disappointed that I was right about what the Modi government's tough stand on the Hurriyat meant for the future of any India-Pakistan dialogue. I had argued (when the Foreign Secretary level talks were called off over a Pakistani invitation to the Hurriyat in 2014) that to make Pakistan-Hurriyat engagement the reason for calling off official go...
Opinion | Omar Abdullah | Thursday August 20, 2015
I wish the government of India attached as much importance to not losing face as the Chinese, because today, the Modi government has lost face, big time.
India News | Agencies | Thursday August 20, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday ridiculed the government for placing three Kashmiri separatists under house arrest this morning and releasing them soon after, ahead of National Security Advisor-level talks between India and Pakistan.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 16, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today questioned the "silence" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over ceasefire violations by Pakistan which claimed six lives, terming it as "hurtful".
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 15, 2015
National Conference working president Omar Abdullah today said he would not comment on Independence Day speeches of Prime Minister Narendra Modi andJammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as he did not have anything nice to say about them.
Opinion | Omar Abdullah | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Being the leader of a party recently voted in to opposition, I find myself asking to what extent do these tactics of disruption impress our voters?
Opinion | Omar Abdullah | Saturday August 8, 2015
Terrorism once again reared its ugly head in Jammu and Kashmir this week with an attack on a bus of the Border Security Force, killing two jawans and injuring many more.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday August 5, 2015
The Union Home Ministry had warned the Jammu and Kashmir Police more than two months ago about a possible attack on the Udhampur highway where terrorists opened fire today at a Border Security Force convoy, sources have said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 5, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah today said that the attack on Border Security Force convoy on Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Udhampur district is worrying.
India News | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy (with agency inputs) | Monday July 27, 2015
The terrorist attack in Punjab is "eerily similar" to attacks in the border belt of Jammu, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah tweeted on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today joined the debate over capitat punishment to Yakub Memon saying the critical question was whether the Mumbai blast convict returned to India on the back of an understanding.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today advocated 'no-work-no-pay' rule for lawmakers in the country if there is no Question Hour and less than two hours of regular business.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
Thousands of devotees at Hazratbal Shrine were in for a pleasant surprise today when Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and his predecessor, Omar Abdullah embraced each other and exchanged greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 17, 2015
In the first of its kind chargesheet filed by the ED against terror funding in Jammu and Kashmir, Firdous Ahmad Shah, a member of Geelani's Hurriyat Conference, was today charged in connection with use of money sent from Italy allegedly for terror financing.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 14, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday greeted with sarcasm the about-turn by Pakistan on dialogue with India barely three days after the two countries agreed to re-engage, saying "That was quick even by Indo-Pak standards".
Opinion | Omar Abdullah | Sunday July 12, 2015
The story of Indo-Pak engagement is replete with the names of places - Shimla & Tashkent, Agra and Lahore spring to mind immediately. To this list of destinations, we now add another - Ufa
Opinion | Omar Abdullah | Monday July 6, 2015
For the last few days, mainstream media and social media alike have been abuzz discussing the hitherto unacknowledged aspects of the role of India intelligence agencies in Kashmir.
India News | Written by Nazir Masoodi | Saturday June 20, 2015
Six civilians have been shot dead by terrorists in the last three weeks in North Kashmir's Sopore, creating an atmosphere of fear and terror in the town and nearby areas. Security forces have been unable to track down the killers so far.
India News | Agencies | Monday June 15, 2015
Unidentified gunmen shot dead a man this morning in Sopore in north Kashmir, taking the number of civilian killings by suspected terrorists to six in the last three weeks. Sources say the victim was a former militant.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 13, 2015
National Conference (NC) workers, led by former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, today took out a massive protest rally against the PDP-BJP government in the state.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday June 11, 2015
Opposition parties have criticised the Narendra Modi government over statements made by its ministers on the Indian Army's surgical strike on militant camps in Myanmar. Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah of the National Conference said they were an "amazing self goal".
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah described as "theatrics" the war of words between PDP minister Altaf Bukhari and deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh and alleged that the state government has failed to rehabilitate thousands of flood-hit people.
India News | NDTV.com | Wednesday June 3, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today said that the comments made by Pakistan Army chief Raheel Sharif about Kashmir show that we are at a bad point in India-Pakistan relations. General Sharif had said that Pakistan and Kashmir are inseparable, and Kashmir is "an unfinished agenda of partition".