Omar

  • Omar hits out at Modi for refusing to wear skullcap 12-04-2014 01:48 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has hurt his feelings by refusing to don a skullcap offered by an imam. "Why should he (Modi) care about me and my emotions and feelings when he refused to wear a cap offered...
  • BJP, Narendra Modi nurture ideology of communal divide: Omar 09-04-2014 09:52 PM

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah came down heavily on BJP Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi and accused the saffron party of polarising the society to nurture their "ideology of communal divide". "These Lok Sabha elections have placed India on a crucial crossroad where the people of the...
  • Article 370 must apply to all states, not just J&K

    The Mysore Post |  Kiran Batni
    "In fact, the hundreds of states which acceded to the Dominion of India in the days and weeks after 15 August 1947 originally had the...

  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-04-2014 09:10 PM

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  • Farooq, Omar attack BJP on Article 370, call it a gimmick 07-04-2014 01:46 PM

    Srinagar: Union Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah has attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party for promising the abrogation of Article 370 in its manifesto. Dr Abdullah said, "National Conference, Congress and other national parties won't let Article 370 be abrogated." The Article 370 of the Constitution guarantees a special category status for...
  • PDP opposed facilities for displacing Pandits, says Omar 06-04-2014 10:52 PM

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday accused opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of opposing facilities for displaced Kashmiri Pandits, saying it derived "sadistic pleasure" from people's problems. Addressing a public meeting in Jammu, Abdullah, the president of the National Conference, alleged the PDP is "deriving sadistic...
  • Hurriyat doesn't know what to talk with Centre: Omar Abdullah 05-04-2014 09:12 PM

    Separatists amalgam Hurriyat Conference does not know what it wants to talk with the Centre for a resolution of the Kashmir issue, opines Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. Talking about the priorities before the new government at the 'Google hangout', Omar said Hurriyat Conference was becoming "a little...
  • Omar says will stick with UPA, wants Modi to apologise for 2002 riots 05-04-2014 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: Lauding the decade-long rule of the Congress-led UPA government, Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that the National Conference would stick to the coalition irrespective of the election results. Participating in the Network18-Google Hangout on Saturday, Omar said that there was no question of joining hands...
  • Live: Interactive video conversation with Omar Abdullah 05-04-2014 10:42 AM

    Network18 and Google in a conversation with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.He speaks about the upcoming elections alongside his future plans in politics.. ...
  • Rahul fit to be PM, Modi habitually threatens neighbours: Omar 04-04-2014 09:49 AM

    Srinagar: Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah registered his strongest opposition to Narendra Modi's anointment as the next Prime Minister saying that the BJP leader was habitual of threatening beighbouring countries. Abdullah at the same time batted for Rahul Gandhi for the top post saying that he was a...
  • Modi did not even have the courtesy to apologise for 2002 riots: Omar 02-04-2014 08:45 PM

    Poonch: Launching a blistering attack on Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said how can people in the state "expect human behaviour and justice" from him when he has failed to apologise for the 2002 Gujarat riots and carried...
  • Omar Abdullah takes a dig at Modi over flight delays 02-04-2014 04:31 PM

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday took a swipe at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi asking where should he complain after his chopper was delayed. The question was posed by Omar, a day after Modi attacked the Centre alleging a "conspiracy" over flight delays hitting...
  • Omar hits out at BJP, terms Modi wave a ' mere hoax' 31-03-2014 09:14 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on MOnday dismissed as "mere hoax" assertions by BJP that there was a Modi wave in the country. "There is no Modi wave in the country, particularly in Jammu and Kashmir...," he told a public rally in Kalakote belt of Rajouri district. Taking...
  • J&K minister Sakina seen in a video forcing an old man to vote for her 30-03-2014 10:48 AM

    Srinagar: In an embarrassment for the National Conference party, a video that has recently surfaced, reportedly shows Jammu and Kashmir Social Welfare Minister Sakina Itoo forcing an old man to swear in the name of Allah to vote for her. Sakina, the only woman minister in the Omar Abdullah government,...
  • There is no Modi wave, it's just hype, says J&K CM Omar Abdullah 27-03-2014 10:39 AM

    Srinagar: A day after Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi claimed the winds have changed in Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah rubbished his claims. He dismissed a 'Modi wave' in the country saying it's just hype. "There is no Modi wave in the country. Modi...
  • After Modi's AK49 remark, Kejriwal, Omar Abdullah target him on Twitter 26-03-2014 05:19 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has reacted to BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's comments on him. In his tweet, Kejriwal has attacked Modi for stooping so low. Earlier on Wednesday, referring to Kejriwal's 49 day government in Delhi, Modi had called the AAP chief 'AK49'. Kejriwal had on...
  • Modi sidelining, disrespecting senior BJP leaders: Omar 25-03-2014 10:09 PM

    Kathua: Accusing Narendra Modi of sidelining and disrespecting his senior BJP leaders, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said if he could not respect his 'family members', how could he respect the people of the country. "Modi is not respecting his family elders, how can he respect...
  • Goons get red-carpet, gentlemen shown door in BJP: Omar Abdullah tweets 24-03-2014 04:55 PM

    By denying ticket to veteran leader Jaswant Singh and inducting Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik in the party, BJP is showing doors to its senior leaders but offering red-carpet to "goons", Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said. "So, gentlemen like #JaswantSingh will be shown the...
  • 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...
  • J~~amp;amp;K: Omar 'concerned' over Congress delay in declaring candidates 19-03-2014 04:34 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday expressed concern over the delay in the announcement of Congress candidates for the Lok Sabha polls in the state. "I'm keenly waiting for the Congress to announce its candidates from J~~amp;amp;K so we can begin the campaign in right earnest," Abdullah...
  • Kejriwal under fire for saying will jail journalists when in power 14-03-2014 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party is facing yet another controversy with party chief Arvind Kejriwal's statement that if he comes to power "he will put several people including those in media behind bars". He made the comment at the party's charity dinner in Nagpur on Thursday night. Kejriwal said...
  • Don't back off after one interview: Omar to Rahul Gandhi 08-03-2014 04:41 PM

    New Delhi: Don't back off after one interview with one channel. This is the advice to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi from Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. "All I would tell him (Rahul) not to sort of back off after one interview with one channel. My advice to...
  • Students live in fear even as sedition case for cheering Pak dropped 07-03-2014 11:57 PM

    Srinagar: A wave of anger and disbelief has swept Kashmir after 67 students from Swami Vivekanand Subharti University were shunted out for cheering Pakistan during the India-Pak Asia cup match, and a case of sedition was registered against them. Even though the sedition charges against them have been withdrawn by...
  • Kashmiri students suspended from UP university protest in Srinagar 07-03-2014 02:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Kashmiri students suspended from a Uttar Pradesh university for reportedly cheering Pakistan during a cricket match held peaceful protests in Srinagar today demanding that charges against them be dropped. "We were harassed and intimidated by the University authorities and the Uttar Pradesh Police. The police have not...
  • 26/11 mastermind offers scholarship to suspended Kashmiri students 07-03-2014 08:46 AM

    Islamabad/Srinagar: A day after a cornered Uttar Pradesh government withdrew sedition charges against 67 Kashmiri students for cheering for Pakistan during the India-Pakistan Asia Cup match, Pakistan has not lost an opportunity to comment on India's affairs. Lashkar-e-Toiba founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, who was the 26/11 Mumbai attacks...
  • Kashmir students in Meerut in trouble after cheering Pak cricketers 06-03-2014 11:31 PM

    New Delhi: A group of Kashmiri university students who cheered for Pakistan during a cricket match against India have been charged with disturbing communal harmony, police in Uttar Pradesh said on Thursday. Cricket games between rivals India and Pakistan tend to be high-voltage events, played out in a charged atmosphere...
  • Sedition charges dropped against Kashmiri students who cheered for Pak 06-03-2014 10:31 PM

    Meerut: The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday dropped sedition charges against the Kashmiri students for cheering Pakistan team during the India-Pakistan Asia Cup match on Sunday. The move comes after the Home Ministry sought a report from the state government. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, too, spoke to...
  • Kashmiri students who cheered for Pak booked for sedition, Omar upset 06-03-2014 02:00 PM

    New Delhi: The Jammu and Kashmir government and the opposition came together on Thursday to decry the action taken against some Kashmiri students in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, for reportedly cheering Pakistan during a cricket match. J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah reacted strongly, tweeting, "Sedition charge against Kashmiri students is an...
  • Omar pitches for revocation of AFSPA, says Chidambaram had same view 24-02-2014 09:01 AM

    Srinagar: Stating that the revocation of AFSPA would be an indication of peace in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday asserted that the gradual revocation of the controversial Act will begin in his present tenure. "Gradual revocation of AFSPA will begin in the present tenure of my...