Economy has cost PM Modi: Omar

Economy has cost PM Modi: Omar

SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said a survey was not needed to admit that India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most popular leader in India at the moment but the economy has cost him. “That said I don’t need a survey to tell me what most would admit […]

Hurriyat slams Omar, says Geelani’s life an ‘open book’

Hurriyat slams Omar, says Geelani’s life an ‘open book’

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference on Tuesday strongly criticised the former chief minister Omar Abdullah for his statement against conglomerate chairman Syed Ali Geelani, saying people particularly youth are fully aware about the “treacherous role” played by NC leadership. “National Conference (NC) since its inception has been playing deceit and people are fully aware about their role,” […]

Omar takes dig at Modi over Kashmir stone-pelting remark

Omar takes dig at Modi over Kashmir stone-pelting remark

Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s stone-pelting in Kashmir remark has invited sharp criticism from National Conference leader and former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah on Sunday. Addressing a rally in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, Modi said troopers from Himachal Pradesh are targeted by stone-pelters in Kashmir. Taking a dig at the Indian PM, former J&K […]

Flawed and Faulty Exercise

Flawed and Faulty Exercise

The Adnan Sami concert , organized by the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department, was in the nature of an “in your face” offense to Kashmiris. The reasons pertain to the nature of the program itself and the contextual conditions that Kashmir finds itself in contemporarily. The mysterious braid chopping incidents, that are happening unabated , […]

Omar welcomes Mehbooba’s first tweet

Omar welcomes Mehbooba’s first tweet

SRINAGAR: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah today welcomed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for her first tweet, three years after she joined the microblogging site. She on Sunday took to Twitter to share a short promotional film of the state’s tourism department. Today, Omar wrote tweeted, “25,000 followers later @MehboobaMufti finally broke her […]

Will Dalai Lama be asked to leave, Tamil refugees sent back, asks Omar

Will Dalai Lama be asked to leave, Tamil refugees sent back, asks Omar

SRINAGAR: Lashing out at people for demanding deportation of Rohingya Muslims from India, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has asked if those plugging their India were going to demand that the Tibetan Government in exile leave Indian shores immediately. “Will Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka be sent back as punishment for Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination,” he […]

BJP criticises Omar for attacking party over Article 35A

BJP criticises Omar for attacking party over Article 35A

Jammu: BJP on Saturday said that former chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s “boasting” of his party’s defense of the Article 35A, when in power, did not match his party’s position on various issues, including “AFSPA and greater autonomy”. BJP State Spokesperson Virender Gupta said that in response to Omar’s statement that National Conference won’t have allowed […]

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