Omar Abdullah
Opinion  /  Published 26.03.20

Strange timing

Sir — Many states in India are planning to let convicts — and political prisoners — out on special parole to decongest the prisons at the time of the pandemic. In Bangladesh, too, the hitherto i...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 25.03.20

Cruel to continue detention of J&K politicians: Omar

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said he hoped the government would release politicians detained in Jammu and Kashmir, including PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, as it was cruel to conti...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 10.03.20

Omar Abdullah turns 50, dad can’t visit

An ecstatic Farooq Abdullah sang and danced 11 years ago when his son Omar took over the reins of Jammu and Kashmir, crooning “Papa kehten hain bada naam karega, beta hamara aisa kaam karega” from...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 06.04.19

Sumitra ‘frees’ party of burden

Outgoing Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday announced she would not contest the general election, making her resentment clear by saying she had “freed her party” from a difficult choice.M...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.04.19

Jammu and Kashmir praise for Congress pledge

The embattled pro-India camp in the Valley breathed easy on Tuesday after the Congress acknowledged Kashmir’s unique history and promised to uphold its special status besides talks to find an “hon...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


India  /  Published 12.02.20

Judge recuses self from hearing Omar's detention plea

Supreme Court justice M. M. Shantanagoudar on Wednesday recused himself from hearing the plea filed by Sara Abdullah Pilot challenging the detention of her brother and NC leader Omar Abdullah under th...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.09.19

Iltija awaits detention data

Iltija Mufti, daughter of Mehbooba Mufti, on Friday said she had written to Union home secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla on her mother’s behalf seeking the number of people detained in Jammu and Kashmir s...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.11.18

Norway ex-PM trip fuels Valley theory

Former Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik visited Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on Sunday after a weekend meeting with separatist leaders in the Valley, raising questions over whether the surpr...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 22.11.18

Jammu and Kashmir Raj Bhavan's 'strange' fax machine

By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.08.19

Restrictions reimposed in parts of Kashmir

The authorities re-imposed curfew-like restrictions in parts of the Kashmir Valley on Sunday afternoon. The question now is whether the curbs would be eased for Monday’s Bakr Id.Some signs of normal...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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