Omar asks JK govt to seek enhancement in ‘age relaxation’ for UPSC aspirants

Jammu: Leader of opposition in assembly and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Thursday demanded the government to seek enhancement from the centre for relaxation in upper age limit of the state’s youth appearing for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister said the special dispensation, giving relaxation of five years […]

Omar demands SIT into Shopian killings

Omar demands SIT into Shopian killings

Jammu: Former chief minister and leader of opposition Omar Abdullah on Friday demanded the constitution of a high-level special investigation team (SIT) to probe the killings of three civilians in army firing. He said given the history of the past years, no action has been taken against forces against whom cases were filed. “You have […]

Omar suggests APM, calls for ending bloodshed

Omar suggests APM, calls for ending bloodshed

Jammu: National Conference working president Omar Abdullah on Monday assured his party’s full support to the PDP-BJP government in putting an end to violence and bloodshed in Jammu and Kashmir and suggested an all-party meet to discuss the prevailing law-and-order situation. At a discussion in the Assembly over death of two civilians by army in […]

Omar defends journalists in assembly, wins applause

Omar defends journalists in assembly, wins applause

Jammu: Two days after PDP MLA Javed Beg lambasted the Kashmir media in the state assembly, saying “journalists want nuisance of news”, Leader of Opposition Omar Abdullah on Friday asked the Deputy Speaker to not be so harsh on reporters after he warned them to not use mobile phones inside the assembly. Omar seconded the […]

Omar has a go at government, calls it a failure on all fronts

Omar has a go at government, calls it a failure on all fronts

Jammu: Leader of Opposition and former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday lashed out at the Mehbooba Mufti government for taking the state into “mayhem”, and questioned several of the government’s actions for which it is claiming credit, including the holding of panchayat elections in February. Commenting on the Governor’s Address to the state legislature, […]

CRPF camp attack a reminder of how bad things are: Omar

CRPF camp attack a reminder of how bad things are: Omar

Srinagar: Opposition National Conference (NC) on Sunday expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of lives in a militant attack on a CRPF camp in Pulwama district of south Kashmir and called it a reminder of how bad things were in the Valley. “As the year draws to a close we get a terrible reminder […]

Omar Abdullah condemns

Omar Abdullah condemns

SRINAGAR: Former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday condemned the killing of a civilian during an exchange of fire between army personnel and militants in Kupwara district. The senior National Conference leader said the army’s “uninvestigated” claim that he was killed in crossfire should not be used to brush the incident under the carpet. Condemning […]

JK witnessing ‘unprecedented and acute’ crisis in governance: Omar

JK witnessing ‘unprecedented and acute’ crisis in governance: Omar

SRINAGAR: National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah on Saturday claimed an “unprecedented and acute” crisis in the delivery of basic governance in Jammu and Kashmir was affecting daily life in the state. Abdullah alleged there was a severe power crisis in the Kashmir Valley but the government was not showing urgency to address the […]

Omar Abdullah conducts review of works in Beerwah

SRINAGAR: National Conference working president and MLA Beerwah, Omar Abdullah on Thursday conducted a review of various developmental works in Beerwah constituency, and also sanctioned an amount of four lakh rupees for the up gradation and creation of vital power distribution infrastructure in Magam Market. Talking to party and public delegations from Beerwah, who called […]

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