Omar Abdullah Government

  • J&K government appoints 115 Vigilance Officers to tackle graft June 15, 2014

    Jammu: In a bid to give more teeth to the State Vigilance Commission to fight graft in administrative set-up, Jammu and Kashmir government has appointed 115 Vigilance Officers. These officers have been appointed in a newly-formed anti-corruption wing of SVC in the state administration after consultation with the State Vigilance...
  • J&K: Congress MP nailed in major land grab case October 27, 2012

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir vigilance commission has nailed Congress MP Chowdhary Lal Singh in a major land grab case, and the Omar Abdullah government in the state is slated to find it difficult to ignore the charges against him. In a confidential letter to the Chief Minister's secretariat, accessed by...
  • J&K: Former MLC Altaf Wani booked for obscene act September 11, 2012

    Srinagar: In a major embarrassment for the Jammu and Kashmir government, a top National Conference aide Altaf Wani was allegedly caught in a compromising position with a woman on a houseboat. Altaf Wani, a former member of the Legislative Council, fled from the spot when the police tried to take him...
  • BJP slams Omar for R-Day invitation January 26, 2011

    Jammu: Irked by Jammu and Kashmir government thwarting its flag-hoisting plan, BJP on Wednesday termed as "grand standing" Omar Abdullah's invitation to its leaders to attend the Republic Day function even as seven party activists were arrested when they made a vain bid to unfurl the national flag in Srinagar. Describing...
  • Tiranga Yatra foiled, BJP blames Omar govt January 26, 2011

    Kathua: BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley and Ananth Kumar, arrested as a preventive measure to foil the party's bid to hoist the national flag at Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Republic Day, have been released on Wednesday. Following the release, the three leaders have lashed out at the Omar Abdullah...
  • J&K border sealed to thwart BJP's Ekta Yatra January 24, 2011

    New Delhi: With the BJP showing no signs of backing down from its Ekta Yatra and plans to hoist the Tricolour at Srinagar's Lal Chowk, the Omar Abdullah government has stepped up security arrangements across the Valley. Entry points from Punjab like Lakhanpur and Nagri-Narole into Kashmir have been plugged to...