India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 6, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir Assembly was rocked by protests for the second day today as opposition members stormed the well of the House demanding adjournment of Question Hour to discuss various issues including regularisation of casual workers.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 29, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah took pot shots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his recent remarks on joining social media before becoming Chief Minister of Gujarat.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 27, 2015
The ban on internet services in Jammu and Kashmir was today extended as a precautionary measure in view of apprehensions of misuse of the services by miscreants to create communal tension.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 21, 2015
With the number of tourists coming to the state falling below expectations, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, has called upon the national media to change the negative perception that has plagued the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 19, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said the dilapidated condition of hospitals and health department installations in the State was a "testimony to the collective failure" of the State and Central Governments in the aftermath of last year's floods.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 13, 2015
Opposition National Conference leader Omar Abdullah today doubted if an economic package could address the Kashmir issue as he referred to the huge crowd that the funeral procession of an LeT militant had attracted in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 7, 2015
A year after devastating floods hit Jammu and Kashmir, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today asked the Centre to allow international aid to the state if it did not have money or was unwilling to announce any package for the rehabilitation of victims.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Surabhi Pandey | Monday September 7, 2015
The leaders of three major trade organisations in Jammu and Kashmir were arrested in early morning police raids today after they called for a bandh or shut-down to protest against what they say is the state government's failure to provide relief for last year's devastating floods.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 5, 2015
A day after former chief minister Omar Abdullah accused Jammu and Kashmir government of spying on him, the government today hit back saying he was just trying to make an issue.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 4, 2015
PDP today rejected the allegation of former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah about spying on him, saying it was not a cop but a disgruntled National Conference (NC) worker who had accosted the journalist outside his residence.
India News | NDTV | Friday September 4, 2015
Omar Abdullah, the former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, has accused the states Mufti Mohammad Saeed government of spying on him.
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.