Opinion: Call Me What You Like, Don't Disrespect My Colleagues' Sacrifices - By Omar Abdullah

Opinion: Call Me What You Like, Don't Disrespect My Colleagues' Sacrifices - By Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah | Friday November 23, 2018

Say what you like about me because I really don't care but you'll have to go over me to disrespect my colleagues' sacrifices.

Opinion: No, Mehbooba Mufti, Islam Does Not Mean Terrorism

Opinion: No, Mehbooba Mufti, Islam Does Not Mean Terrorism

Omar Abdullah | Tuesday June 28, 2016

I dont grudge Mehbooba her newfound liberalism and ultra-nationalism. Also, I understand her compulsion as an ally of the BJP to equate Islam with terror.

Opinion: So Mehbooba Mufti Caved In Completely With The BJP

Opinion: So Mehbooba Mufti Caved In Completely With The BJP

Omar Abdullah | Friday March 25, 2016

Finally, it has come to pass and Ms. Mehbooba Mufti has been elected the leader of the People's Democratic Party Legislative Party.

Opinion: Omar Abdullah On Discovering A Secret Flight And Meeting

Opinion: Omar Abdullah On Discovering A Secret Flight And Meeting

Omar Abdullah | Thursday February 18, 2016

Before I get to the part about things that go bump in the night, let me start by how I came across the "ghoulies and ghosties".

Opinion: Open Letter To Mehbooba Mufti From Omar Abdullah

Opinion: Open Letter To Mehbooba Mufti From Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah | Tuesday January 19, 2016

"The people of the state cannot be expected to wait for you to make up your mind."

Opinion: Pathankot Shows We Have Learnt No Lessons

Opinion: Pathankot Shows We Have Learnt No Lessons

Omar Abdullah | Tuesday January 05, 2016

I've been holding off on writing this piece for more than 36 hours now. I didn't feel it would be appropriate to sit down and analyse the fallout of an attack that was still being responded to by our security forces. It's been a long 60 hours since news of the attack first came in.

Opinion: I Support Modi's Birthday Cake Move. But What Next?

Opinion: I Support Modi's Birthday Cake Move. But What Next?

Omar Abdullah | Saturday December 26, 2015

What India-Pakistan relationship needs is a sustained dialogue, with small steps taken to achieve concrete results that can all add up to build confidence in the process, a process that must ultimately resolve the Kashmir issue.

Opinion: How Modi Government Turned Hurriyat Into Stars

Opinion: How Modi Government Turned Hurriyat Into Stars

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 government talks was s...

Opinion: Modi Government Has Lost Face, Big Time

Opinion: Modi Government Has Lost Face, Big Time

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.

Opinion: Disrupting Parliament: How Much Is Enough?

Opinion: Disrupting Parliament: How Much Is Enough?

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: Why Naved Is Not Kasab 2

Opinion: Why Naved Is Not Kasab 2

Omar Abdullah | Saturday August 08, 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.

Opinion: Great, Pak Talks Have Resumed. But Nothing's Changed.

Opinion: Great, Pak Talks Have Resumed. But Nothing's Changed.

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: The Dangers of an Ex RAW Chief's Tell-All

Opinion: The Dangers of an Ex RAW Chief's Tell-All

Omar Abdullah | Monday July 06, 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.

Opinion: What AAP phenomenon means for Indian politics

Opinion: What AAP phenomenon means for Indian politics

Omar Abdullah | Tuesday December 10, 2013

Now that we are done falling over each other to congratulate the Aam Admi Party and showering them with largely-deserved laurels, we can perhaps spend some time to analyse what the AAP phenomenon means for politics in India.