Omar Abdullah

  • Omar Abdullah on Shiv Sena MPs: Hooliganism is not expected of MPs Yesterday

    This public dining space, which was the centre of this entire controversy where the Shiv Sena men were seen in the video engaging in hooliganism continues to remain shut. Omar Abdullah clearly says that he despises such behaviour. The MPs are chosen by the people, and it is the responsibility...
  • Government to work on steps to curb ceasefire violations along the LoC June 14, 2014

    The Mendhar Sector of Poonch in Jammu echoed with Pakistani mortar shelling as their troops violated the ceasefire again on Friday. As politicians continue to pass the buck, the residents are left at the mercy of Indo-Pak politics. "We cannot go for talks when rear cattle and our structures are...
  • J&K: Omar Abdullah appeals to maintain calm along LoC June 13, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said, "The reports I've received was a quite intense exchange of fires on both sides, some shells landed in civilian areas to what extent it is an attempt to test the resolve of the new government, it's matter of speculation. I...
  • J&K: NC, PDP fume over MoS PMO's remark on Article 370 May 28, 2014

    Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh stirred up a controversy by his statement on the repeal of Article 370 in the Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that it will isolate the people of the state. PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti also slammed the statement saying it has...
  • Is it time for a serious debate on Article 370? May 28, 2014

    Lambasting the Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitender Singh for his comments on Article 370, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti said that his comments have the potential to divide the state on communal lines. On the other side, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar...
  • J&K would never have been a part of India without Article 370: Omar Abdullah May 27, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that if Article 370 wasn't there, J&K would not have been part of India. In an exclusive interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Omar said, "Article 370 is the link between J&K and India, if it's taken away then what's left?" On...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 27, 2014

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  • Modi's invite to Pak PM good omen for bilateral ties: Mehbooba Mufti May 21, 2014

    Narendra Modi's move to invite the Pakistan PM has been welcomed in Kashmir. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has termed it an excellent move. Mehbooba Mufti of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has called it a good omen for the Indo-Pak ties. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey May 18, 2014

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  • Omar blames Modi for attack on Kashmiri students May 5, 2014

    Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday blamed BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi for the attack on three Kashmiri students in a Noida university. He said, "Modi is creating atmosphere that leads to repeated harassment on Kashmiris including students." ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 28, 2014

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  • A Billion Votes: Is mudslinging diverting attention from real poll issues? April 28, 2014

    In the run to the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, while addressing rallies to woo the voters, many political leaders attack each other. CNN-IBN asks whether mudslinging is diverting attention from real poll issues. ...
  • J&K: Mehbooba Mufti blames Omar government for sarpanch killings April 22, 2014

    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 April 20, 2014

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 7, 2014

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  • CJ Mushtaq highlights lack of safe drinking water supply in Srinagar March 24, 2014

    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 February 1, 2014

    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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 30, 2014

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  • News 360: Centre follows Rahul, hikes LPG quota to 12 January 30, 2014

    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? January 29, 2014

    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 January 29, 2014

    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 January 29, 2014

    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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 28, 2014

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  • News 360: Setback to gay activists, SC dismisses review petition January 28, 2014

    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 January 25, 2014

    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 December 6, 2013

    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 December 2, 2013

    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 December 2, 2013

    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 December 2, 2013

    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 October 7, 2013

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