OMAR ABDULLAH

  • J&K: Omar Abdullah lauds youngsters, forces for their flood relief efforts Yesterday

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah lauded the youth of the Valley and various forces for their efforts and hard-work in saving many lives during the floods last month. "We perhaps do not know your (youth) names and would not ever, but we salute your efforts and hard...
  • None involved in ISIS flag waving linked with militancy: Omar Abdullah Yesterday

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said none of the persons involved in waving of ISIS flags in the city had any links to militancy. "Police has conducted an inquiry into it and most of the people who have been found to be waving (ISIS) flags...
  • BJP's win in Haryana, Maharashtra will affect J&K assembly polls: Omar Abdullah Yesterday

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said BJP's win in Haryana and Maharashtra would have some effect on the assembly elections in the state, but maintained that the influence would not be as much as previously expected. "While obviously, the BJP will have some effect in Jammu...
  • J&K floods: 5 weeks on, residents try to cope with destruction 5 days ago

    Srinagar: Five weeks after floods hit Jammu and Kashmir, residents of Jawahar Nagar in Srinagar are still trying to wade through the destruction and to salvage their belongings. Over 250 people lost their lives and many were injured when the floods ravaged the state. One Sartaj Madni and his friends were...
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  • News 360: PM visits Cyclone hit Andhra Pradesh, announces Rs 1,000 crore relief package October 14, 2014

    After taking an aerial survey of cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced an interim relief of Rs 1,000 crore for the state. ...
  • Situation in J&K not conducive for Assembly polls, says CM Omar Abdullah October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid reports that the Election Commission may hold assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir on time despite the widespread damage to life and property caused by the recent floods, state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said that the situation was not conducive for polling and warned that...
  • Kashmir: Traders praise Modi's Minister, demand probe against Omar Abdullah October 14, 2014

    Srinagar: On a day when the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said no to polls this year, his government came under serious attack from Kashmiri flood-hit traders for shoddy relief and rescue work at a meet held by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's point man Dr Jitendra Singh. While traders applauded every word...
  • Omar Abdullah orders prefabricated structures for homeless Kashmir flood victims October 10, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday directed the state administration to procure prefabricated structures to provide shelter ahead of the onset of winter to those rendered houseless by the recent floods. "Let it be 500 prefab structures in the first phase," he said. "You should take a call...
  • Pakistan should silence its guns to normalise situation, says Omar Abdullah October 9, 2014

    Bishnah: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said that the only way for Pakistan to normalise the situation is to silence its guns, while taking a dig at Islamabad for approaching UN Military Observer Group saying complaining to a toothless body will serve no purpose. "The easiest...
  • Omar Abdullah visits areas affected by Pakistani shelling October 9, 2014

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday visited areas hit by Pakistani shelling to express solidarity with affected families and to supervise relief arrangements there. The Chief Minister held meetings with divisional and district officers at Jammu, Samba and Hiranagar. He was briefed on the situation that has...
  • CM Omar Abdullah orders immediate relief to Kashmir flood-hit victims October 9, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday issued strict directions for immediate distribution of relief to the flood affected families under State Disaster Relief Fund. "Whatever relief is available to the affected families under State Disaster Relief Fund (SDRF) should be immediately distributed to them," the chief minister...
  • Omar Abdullah denies complaining about 'Haider' to Vishal Bhardwaj, demands a retraction October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has denied a news article which claimed that he had complained against Vishal Bhardwaj's latest film 'Haider' which is based on militancy in the state. Abdullah, on his Twitter account stated that he hadn't watched the film yet and hence the point...
  • MHA asks BSF to seek flag meeting with Pakistan over ceasefire violations: Sources October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday asked the Border Security Force to seek a flag meeting with Pakistan over continuous ceasefire violations along the Line of Control, said sources. The BSF has submitted a report to MHA on the Indo-Pak situation, sources added. Firing has been on since...
  • J&K: CM Omar Abdullah donates blood on Eid, asks people to help flood victims October 6, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah did not celebrate Eid-ul Azha and instead donated blood at a government hospital as mark of solidarity with the flood-affected people of the state. Abdullah, who offered Eid Prayers at Hazratbal, rushed straight to SMHS Hospital in Karan Nagar area of the...
  • Shelling exposes Pakistan frustration after failure to get response on Kashmir: CM Omar Abdullah October 6, 2014

    Jammu: Condemning the shelling on civilians in Arnia belt of Jammu that left five dead, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said that the targeting of civilian areas exposed the frustration of the Pakistani government after its failure to gain international attention on the Kashmir issue. "They...
  • J&K CM: Pakistan resorting to violence to distract citizens from internal fissures October 6, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah reacted sharply to the spike in incidences of ceasefire violations in the last couple of days, saying that perhaps Pakistan was resorting to such lowly measures to distract its citizens from the abysmal conditions back home. ...
  • Centre needs to get state report to declare J&K floods as national disaster: BJP October 2, 2014

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government will have to submit a report about the devastation caused by the September floods to the central government for it to consider declaring the natural calamity as a national disaster, the state unit of BJP said on Thursday. "There is a procedure. A report, about...
  • J&K Governor, CM Omar Abdullah pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi October 2, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary, describing him as the champion of human values and architect of secular democratic India. In his message, Omar said the best way of paying tributes to Gandhi is...
  • CM Omar Abdullah hopes PM Modi will go beyond norms to help flood-hit J&K September 29, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go beyond norms for the sake of rehabilitating flood affected people of the state. "I am hopeful that Prime Minister of India will go beyond norms in supporting...
  • Sure of Centre's support after Modi's reference to floods in UNGA address: Omar Abdullah September 28, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said he has no doubt that his flood-hit state will get the Centre's support in reconstruction works as Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pointed reference to the natural calamity in his address to the UN General Assembly. "I have no...
  • J&K government's ex-gratia relief package insufficient: PDP September 27, 2014

    Jammu: Opposition PDP on Saturday termed the Jammu and Kashmir government's ex-gratia relief package for the houses fully damaged by the floods as insufficient, saying the devastation needs to be responded with extraordinary measures. "The state government's ex-gratia relief package for the houses fully damaged by the devastating floods is...
  • Make administrative machinery operational: BJP to J&K government September 23, 2014

    Jammu: Terming the response and the conduct of relief operations by the Jammu and Kashmir government as confused, state unit of BJP on Tuesday said that the government must first fully make its administrative machinery operational. "The response and the conduct of relief operations by the state government is confused, sluggish...
  • Kashmir secretariat resumes functioning after 16 days September 22, 2014

    Srinagar: The floodinundated Jammu and Kashmir secretariat, which houses offices of the chief minister, his ministerial colleagues and all the top bureaucrats, Monday resumed functioning after 16 days. The civil secretariat, the state legislature complex and the high court complex were inundated September 7 causing damage to the records kept in...
  • Messages received on J&K CM's email will be acted upon: Omar Abdullah September 20, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said he has transferred his email account to his office and messages received on it will be acted upon and he will try to tweet about the updates. "Limited, very patchy internet access, not able to access anything.Those who want to...
  • Jammu and Kashmir floods: Death toll reaches 280 September 20, 2014

    Jammu: The number of deaths due to the floods in Jammu and Kashmir has climbed to 280, an official said. At least 203 people have died in Jammu region and 77 in the Kashmir Valley. The loss in terms of private properties, businesses and infrastructure in the valley is more. "We have...
  • The government's priority was to rescue stranded people: Omar Abdullah September 18, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah emphasized that the government didn't have any priorities as far as the rescue operations were concerned. Abdullah said that priority was given to people in distress and that the priority was to rescue stranded people. Abdullah also pointed out the Army and NDRF...
  • J&K floods: SC expresses concern over relief work, demands status report from state government September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme court on Thursday expressed concern over the relief work in the floodaffected state of Jammu and Kashmir. The apex court asked the Central government to convene a meeting of the health secretaries of all states to dispatch doctors for medical emergencies in the state. It also asked the...
  • In floodhit Srinagar, it's raining burglars and thieves September 16, 2014

    Srinagar: Leaving his family behind at a relief camp, Gulzar Ahmed swims every night to reach his house in inundated Gogji Bagh area and sleeps there to ensure that his belongings are safe. As the ravaging flood of Kashmir has emptied the city of its dwellers, the burglars in Srinagar...