India, Pak must initiate result-oriented dialogue: NC leader

India, Pak must initiate result-oriented dialogue: NC leader

SRINAGAR: The National Conference leader Sheikh Mustufa Kamal on Wednesday said that need of the hour calls for time bound and result-orientated dialogue between India and Pakistan which is key to peace in Jammu and Kashmir. “Indo-Pak bonhomie is crucial for long lasting peace in the sub-continent,” Kamal said in a statement. While calling for […]

NC leader slams Modi for creating ‘humanitarian crisis’ in Kashmir

NC leader slams Modi for creating ‘humanitarian crisis’ in Kashmir

Srinagar: The National Conference leader Sheikh Mustufa Kamal on Friday slammed Narendra Modi for creating a “humanitarian crisis” in Kashmir by banning civilian traffic on national highway. “During its stint in power, the BJP has only amplified the hate against minorities particularly Muslims. This is not the idea of India which was visualized by the […]

Mustafa Kamal slams ‘derogatory’ remarks on Abdullah family

Mustafa Kamal slams ‘derogatory’ remarks on Abdullah family

Jammu: The National Conference leader Sheikh Mustafa Kamaal on Saturday said that passing “derogatory’ remarks on the leading political family – Abdullah’s is a deliberate and shameful attempt to vilify this family in the eyes of the people. “It would be in the fitness of things to remind the personage in question that it is […]

India’s strength is its pluralistic ethos: NC’s Kamaal

India’s strength is its pluralistic ethos: NC’s Kamaal

SRINAGAR: National Conference (NC) additional general secretary Sheikh Mustafa Kamaal on Monday lamented that forces inimical to India’s diversity of religion, region, language, colour, caste and creed are receiving encouragement by the “establishment at the national level”, saying this is jeopardising our unity and integrity as a nation. “India’s strength is its pluralistic ethos and […]

Dealt with Kashmir directly: NC to GoI

Dealt with Kashmir directly: NC to GoI

SRINAGAR: National Conference on Saturday said the issue of Kashmir should be dealt with directly instead of “outsourcing” it to ministries or bureaucrats in New Delhi. Sheikh Mustafa Kamaal, additional general secretary J&K National Conference, expressed “deep anguish” over the Rajouri violence. In a statement issued here, he said it was “instigated by a section […]

Former PM’s daughter ‘denied’ BSNL connection, brother livid

Former PM’s daughter ‘denied’ BSNL connection, brother livid

Srinagar: Former minister and National Conference leader Dr Mustafa Kamal, son of Kashmir’s first prime minister Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, said on Thursday that his elder sister Khalida Shah, wife of former chief minister Ghulam Mohammad Shah, has been asked to personally appear for a phone connection by the state-owned BSNL. Terming the act as “shameful”, […]

Autonomy for Kashmir: Kamal welcomes Ram Madhav’s statement

Srinagar: National Conference senior leader Dr Sheikh Mustafa Kamaal has welcomed the statement of Ram Madhav National General Secretary of BJP that 1953 position for J&K State can be given by the Parliament terming it as “ better late than never”. However, Kamal made it clear that the National Parliament has played its role in […]

Kamaal quotes Quran to help government out of trouble

Kamaal quotes Quran to help government out of trouble

SRINAGAR: Additional General Secretary of J&K National Conference, Sheikh Mustafa Kamaal, on Saturday castigated the ruling coalition for its “lack of efforts” to tackle the situation “effectively”. “When in difficulty take help of patience and prayers,” he said in a statement issued here. “It is God’s command and you are ungodly if you deviate from […]

Militancy not a military issue, says Kamaal

Militancy not a military issue, says Kamaal

‘Army shall wind up Sadhbhavna after having admitted its failure’ SRINAGAR: Sheikh Mustafa Kamaal, additional general secretary of the J&K National Conference, on Monday said that militancy in Kashmir is not a military issue. Welcoming the chief of Northern Command Lt General D S Hooda’s admission about failure of the army’s Sadbhavna operation in his […]