Omar calls on DDC Budgam, seeks immediate redressal of problems in Beerwah

Omar calls on DDC Budgam, seeks immediate redressal of problems in Beerwah

SRINAGAR: The National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah on Wednesday met the District development commissioner Budgam here and sought immediate redressal of problems faced by the people in Beerwah constituency. Omar, who formerly represented Beerwah constituency, impressed upon DDC Syed Sehrish Asghar to ensure all basic and effective amenities to the people of Beerwah – […]

Omar mocks cleanliness drive at Parl complex, says it’s one of the cleanest places

Omar mocks cleanliness drive at Parl complex, says it’s one of the cleanest places

Srinagar: The National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Saturday mocked the cleanliness drive at the Parliament complex, saying it was one of the cleanest places in the country. The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister was responding to a Swachh Bharat programme held inside the Parliament complex in which several BJP MPs, including actor-turned-politician Hema […]

Omar Abdullah, Shah Faesal support decision

Omar Abdullah, Shah Faesal support decision

SRINAGAR: Hours after Zaira Wasim announced her “disassociation” from the field of acting, political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir supported her decision and wished her luck. Former chief minister Omar Abdullah tweeted, “Who are any of us to question @ZairaWasimmm’s choices? It’s her life to do with as she pleases. All I will do is […]

HM’s argument unacceptable, says Omar

HM’s argument unacceptable, says Omar

Srinagar: National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah on Friday said Home Minister Amit Shah’s argument justifying the use of Article 356 of the Constitution to extend President’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir is “unacceptable”. His remarks came after Shah moved a statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to extend President’s Rule in the state for […]

Flash floods: Omar expresses grief over deaths

Flash floods: Omar expresses grief over deaths

Srinagar: The National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah on Wednesday expressed grief over the loss of lives in the valley due to severe weather condition and urged the administration to make up to the losses suffered by people on a priority basis. In a statement, he said the recent calamitous weather condition has led to […]

Omar, Mehbooba welcome verdict

Omar, Mehbooba welcome verdict

Srinagar: Former chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Monday welcomed the court order convicting six accused in the Kathua rape-and-murder case. “Amen to that. The guilty deserve the most severe punishment possible under law. And to those politicians who defended the accused, vilified the victim & threatened the legal system, no words of […]

Omar welcomes action over JK Bank

Omar welcomes action over JK Bank

SRINAGAR: National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah on Sunday said that steps taken to improve the functioning of Jammu and Kashmir Bank are welcome, but the administration must guard against playing politics with the financial institution. “Any step taken to improve the functioning of J&K bank will be welcomed but the administration of the day must […]

Development of Srinagar marred by govt’s apathy: Omar

Development of Srinagar marred by govt’s apathy: Omar

Srinagar: Alleging that the absence of popular government is taking toll on the state’s development scenario, the National Conference (NC) vice-president and former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday claimed that neither the government of India nor the state government invested in the augmentation of urban infrastructure of the Srinagar city in the past five […]

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