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 […]

New Delhi ambiguous over Kashmir’s special status: NC

New Delhi ambiguous over Kashmir’s special status: NC

Omar registers concern during meeting with Rajnath Singh over GoI’s ambiguity in defending Article 35A in Supreme Court Srinagar: A delegation of the opposition National Conference, led by former chief minister Omar Abdullah, on Sunday conveyed to the Indian Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, the party’s concern over the New Delhi’s ambiguity in defending Jammu and […]

Time for PM to translate his I-Day resolve into reality: Omar

Time for PM to translate his I-Day resolve into reality: Omar

JAMMU: National Conference working president Omar Abdullah has said that the time has come for the prime minister to translate his resolve on restoring the lost glory of Kashmir into action as he referred to the latter’s Independence Day speech. “Let the Centre come forward, embrace the people and help Jammu and Kashmir steer out […]

Defending Article 35A not an ‘anti-national’ act: Omar Abdullah

Defending Article 35A not an ‘anti-national’ act: Omar Abdullah

Jammu: Extending his party’s campaign for safeguarding Article 35A of the Indian Constitution to the border district of Rajouri, National Conference (NC) working president, Omar Abdullah, on Tuesday said that defending the provision cannot be an “anti-national” act. “Defending the Constitution of India, of which Article 35A is an integral part, cannot be anti-national,” the […]

NC looking for lawyer to defend 35A in Supreme Court: Omar

NC looking for lawyer to defend 35A in Supreme Court: Omar

Poonch: Leader of Opposition and former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said that his party, the National Conference (NC), was consulting top legal luminaries so as to engage a counsel to defend Article 35A in the Supreme Court as a private party. “We won’t let Article 35A to go,” Omar said while addressing a […]

Technical snag forces AI flight to return to Srinagar

Technical snag forces AI flight to return to Srinagar

Srinagar: An Air India flight from Srinagar was forced to return to the airport here on Saturday after developing a technical snag mid-air. Former chief minister Omar Abdullah was also onboard the flight. The Air India flight from Srinagar to Jammu had to return to Srinagar airport after developing a technical snag, officials at the […]

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