Omar Abdullah

  • J&K: Mehbooba Mufti blames Omar government for sarpanch killings 22-04-2014 03:45 PM

    PDP's Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that the Omar government was spreading terror in PDP strongholds ahead of the elections. ...
  • Geelani should name Modi's emissaries who approached him: Omar 20-04-2014 11:25 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and NC leader Omar Abdullah said that hardline Kashmiri separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani should name the Kashmiri Pandits who he says approached him on behalf of Narendra Modi seeking help to work out a solution to the Kashmir issue. "Either Geelani or Modi is...
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  • CJ Mushtaq highlights lack of safe drinking water supply in Srinagar 24-03-2014 11:22 AM

    CJ Mushtaq Khan highlights the condition of unhygienic drinking water supply in the heart of Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir. The area called Telbal is a short distance from CM Omar Abdullah's residence, Says CJ. In the absence of clean driking water supply, the residents are forced to fetch...
  • Congress a sinking ship, Omar should join BJP: Ramdev 01-02-2014 03:38 PM

    Yoga expert Baba Ramdev tells CNN-IBN that it will be advantageous for the National Conference to join the BJP and Narendra Modi. His remark comes just days after NC leader Omar Abdullah hinted at a possible split with the Congress. ...
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  • News 360: Centre follows Rahul, hikes LPG quota to 12 30-01-2014 08:38 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had called for an increase in the number of subsidised LPG cylinders on January 17 and 13 days later the Union Cabinet has fulfilled his demand. The Cabinet on Thursday approved the raising of subsidised LPG cylinder cap from 9 to 12 per connection. ...
  • Allies drifting away: Is UPA now a sinking ship? 29-01-2014 11:10 PM

    It is a worrying time for the Congress party as its key allies at the Centre, the National Conference (NC) and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), are hinting at parting ways ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. While NCP leader Praful Patel defended BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying the...
  • A Billion Votes: Cong gets shock as NCP says time to forget 2002 riots 29-01-2014 08:10 PM

    The going seems to be getting tough for the Congress this Lok Sabha elections. Two of its key allies, the National Congress in Jammu and Kashmir and the Nationalist Congress Party in Maharashtra, have made statements that could spell trouble for the Congress. While NC chief Farooq Abdullah said it...
  • J&K: We are committed to create new administrative units, says Congress 29-01-2014 06:17 PM

    After the National Conference and Congress ties in Jammu & Kashmir turned sour over the creation of new administrative units, Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader Tara Chand asserted that there was no threat to the coalition. "We are committed to create new administrative units", he said. ...
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  • News 360: Setback to gay activists, SC dismisses review petition 28-01-2014 08:36 PM

    In yet another setback to the LGBT community, the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a review petition filed by the Centre against its December 11, 2013 verdict criminalising gay sex. The court rejected the petition as it found no merit in it. ...
  • J&K: Victims' families condemn Army order to close Pathribal fake encounter 25-01-2014 10:48 AM

    Fourteen years after five villagers were killed and passed off as foreign militants who killed 35 Sikhs in Kashmir, the Army has closed the Pathribal fake encounter case saying that the court marshal proceedings could not establish charges against five Army personnel named in the case. ...
  • Farooq issues reluctant apology for his comments against women 06-12-2013 10:50 PM

    Union New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah issued a half-hearted apology after kicking up a storm by making a controversial comment against women. Farooq Abdullah, who said men were scared to talk to women as they feared that they may end up in jail while commenting on the former...
  • News 360: BJP defends Modi over Article 370 remark, Congress slams him 02-12-2013 10:53 PM

    The BJP was in a damage control mode over its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's remarks on Article 370 which sparked off an acrimonious political debate. While the BJP claimed that Modi's comments on Article 370 have been misinterpreted, Jammu and Kashmir parties and Congress lashed out at him. ...
  • Modi's demand for debate on Article 370 not softening of stand: BJP 02-12-2013 09:30 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is in a damage control mode over its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's remarks on special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Senior party leader Sushma Swaraj said Modi's call to have a debate over Article 370 which guarantees special status is not a softening of stand....
  • Modi's remarks on Article 370 an attempt to make allies: Omar 02-12-2013 09:14 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's remarks on Article 370 is climb down by the party. He said, "I will wait to see what the BJP puts in its manifesto for the Parliament election. Then I'll see but...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-10-2013 11:38 PM

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  • News 360: Villagers caught in crossfire between Army, terrorists in Keran 07-10-2013 09:43 PM

    As firing between the Army and terrorists continue in the Keran sector for the 14th day, caught in the crossfire are residents from nearby villages. The villagers from Jamgund, a village that lies next to Shala Batu, have been trekking down steep mountainside to avoid being trapped in the gunfight....
  • Samba twin terror attacks: Why weren't police and Army on alert? 26-09-2013 11:07 PM

    Dressed in Army uniform, three terrorists attacked a police station and then an Army camp in Jammu region killing 12 people including a Lt Colonel after they sneaked in from across the border early on Thursday. ...
  • The Last Word: Have Gen VK Singh's claims affected the way Kashmiris view Army, politicians? 26-09-2013 09:59 PM

    General VK Singh had admitted that secret payments were made in the state to ministers, but for social welfare. ...
  • Terror attacks in J&K to derail peace process between India and Pakistan: RPN Singh 26-09-2013 07:50 PM

    Even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is slated to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York, terrorism has reared its ugly head in Jammu and Kashmir with two fresh terror attacks in Jammu and an infiltration bid which was foiled by Army in Kupwara. ...
  • Samba twin terror attacks: How it unfolded 26-09-2013 07:46 PM

    Dressed in Army uniform, three terrorists attacked a police station and then an Army camp in Jammu region killing 12 people including a Lt Colonel after they sneaked in from across the border early on Thursday. ...
  • Talks between India and Pakistan must go on: Pakistan's envoy to India Salman Bashir 26-09-2013 07:24 PM

    Even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is slated to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York, terrorism has reared its ugly head in Jammu and Kashmir with two fresh terror attacks in Jammu and an infiltration bid which was foiled by Army in Kupwara. ...
  • The Last Word: Is Gen VK Singh the victim of a manipulated and motivated attack? 23-09-2013 10:07 PM

    Former Army Chief General VK Singh will on Monday filed an RTI application to seek a copy of the Army report about the Technical Support Division (TSD). The move by the former Army Chief comes two days after a national daily 'The Indian Express' claimed that General VK Singh had...
  • Is VK Singh a victim of government vendetta or is it a case of serious misconduct? 20-09-2013 11:30 PM

    Former Army chief General VK Singh, who is in the middle of another controversy, has said that he is going through legal options following the allegations against him. The government has also said it is going through the report against General VK Singh and will initiate probe if any discrepancy...
  • Gen VK Singh gets into controversy for trying to topple J&K govt 20-09-2013 06:20 PM

    The Indian Express has claimed that General (retired) VK Singh set up a special unit in the Army which tried to topple the Jammu and Kashmir government. ...
  • News 360: Zubin Mehta receives Tagore Award ahead of peace concert 06-09-2013 10:31 PM

    Acclaimed music conductor Zubin Mehta has been awarded the prestigious Tagore Award for cultural harmony by President Pranab Mukherjee. This comes just a day before his peace concert in Kashmir that separatists have been opposing. ...
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  • News 360: Sajjad Kichloo quits as J&K Home Minister over Kishtwar violence 12-08-2013 11:20 PM

    Kishtwar communal clashes rocked both Houses of Parliament on Monday with the Opposition stepping up attack on the Centre for failing to curb the violence in Jammu even as the government assured that there will be no forced migration from the region as had happened in 1990 when terrorism its...