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Omar Abdullah
India  /  Published 04.08.19

Kashmir countdown begins close to midnight

Several politicians were said to be under house arrest and a raft of restrictions hung heavy on Kashmir close to midnight on Sunday, heightening speculation that an unfathomable denouement was round t...
By Sankarshan Thakur and Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 04.08.19

Unity amid crackdown in Kashmir

The Valley’s mainstream parties on Sunday united in a pledge to defend the state’s special status as the administration intensified a crackdown on their leaders, sending a corruption probe notice ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 01.09.19

Caged and bearded, Omar has ‘aged’

Omar Abdullah, a prisoner of his own bodyguards, is almost unrecognisable after nearly a month in detention, an official who met the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister told The Telegraph. “At f...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 11.03.20

396 held under Public Safety Act in Kashmir

As many as 396 people have been detained in Kashmir under the Public Safety Act (PSA) since the scrapping of the erstwhile state’s special status on August 5 last year, the Union home ministry told ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.02.19

Ladakh trigger for Jammu division call

The decision of the governor Satya Pal Malik’s administration to grant separate division status to Ladakh has ignited regional tensions in Jammu, with leaders of the Muslim-dominated Pir Panchal and...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

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India  /  Published 04.02.19

Even mountains wave at Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was seen waving passionately from a boat during a Dal Lake cruise on Sunday. On Monday, the Valley was still in the grip of a wave of laughter.A video shot by a news agenc...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.19

Opposition panel on ‘chor ’ vote machine

Opposition leaders who attended the Brigade rally voiced concern over the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, calling it a “chor (thief) machine” and deciding...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.03.19

Omar accession warning

Former chief minister Omar Abdullah said on Friday that Kashmir would not have been part of India had there not been special provisions like Articles 35A and 370 that gives the Valley its unique and s...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 10.02.20

No grounds to charge Omar, Mehbooba under PSA: Priyanka

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday said it is 'pretty clear' the government has no basis to charge Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti under the Public Safety Act and the two former Jammu an...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.02.20

PC, CPM condemn PSA on Omar, Mufti

Congress leader and former home minister P. Chidambaram has expressed shock at the government’s decision to invoke the Public Safety Act against former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Omar Abdulla...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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