Omar Abdullah
India  /  Published 01.04.19

Omar for revival of J&K prime minister post

Former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday vowed to revive the posts of sadr-e-riyasat (president) and prime minister for Jammu and Kashmir, triggering an angry reaction from Prime Minister Narendr...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 07.02.20

High court keeps off PSA

Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Saturday said it was not the proper forum to scrutinise the merits of an administrative decision to detain a person under the Public Safety Act, the stringent law that ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 23.03.19

Two deaths, two reactions

Kashmir witnessed two killings the past week but while the one attributed to the forces evoked a storm of protests, the one blamed on militants raised hardly a murmur.The lone voice censuring the “s...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 18.03.19

JK bureaucrats being browbeaten for supporting early state polls, says Omar

National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah claimed on Monday that bureaucrats, who backed early Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, were being 'browbeaten and threatened' using performance app...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 04.03.19

Jamaat raids spread, assets sealed

Three leaders of the recently banned Jamaat-e-Islami were arrested and nearly a dozen assets belonging to the organisation’s members sealed on Saturday across six districts in Jammu, police said on ...
By PTI in Jammu


India  /  Published 07.10.19

Farooq calls for release of all detainees

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has demanded the unconditional release of all those detained or arrested in the state since August 5 for any political process to begin in the state, the ...
By The Telegraph in Srinagar

India  /  Published 06.10.19

NC delegation meets Farooq, Omar Abdullah

In the first major political development post withdrawal of the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir, a 15-member National Conference delegation on Sunday met detained party leaders Farooq Abdull...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 08.02.19

Rafale ruckus: Omar tags a defence report, asks BJP allies to explain

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Friday said he would like to see how those aligned with the BJP would explain reports that the defence ministry had protested over the mechanism being adopt...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.05.19

Pragya Singh Thakur ignites furore with 'patriot' tag on Godse

BJP candidate Pragya Singh Thakur on Thursday said Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse “was, is and will remain a patriot”, stunning a nation that thought it had seen it all during a no-hol...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.09.19

Panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir

Normality can wait in Kashmir but so-called grassroots democracy cannot.The administration of governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday announced elections to the second tier of panchayats in Jammu and Kashm...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar


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