Former chief minister Omar Abdullah, while welcoming the Centre’s decision, warned that if militants didn’t respond to the government’s olive branch, they would be exposed as “enemies of the people”.
Referring to the Army’s concerns over the construction, Omar said: “The truth is that had these (Nirmal Singh and Kavinder Gupta) been Kashmir-based politicians, and the Army had said this about us in the Valley, BJP people would have been screaming from the skies.”
The assistant professor was among five terrorists belonging to outlawed Hizbul Mujahideen who were gunned down at Badigam village, police said.
The court listed the matter for further hearing on July 1.
Asked about Tasaduq’s interview to The Indian Express on Thursday, Omar said, “I will not say his remarks came late. I salute his honesty. In politics, there are very few instances to see this kind of honesty.”
The Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik termed the attempt of Kathua Bar Association and certain political parties of Jammu as shocking.
Omar Abdullah said the state has highly qualified and talented youth who have given their sweat and blood to be equipped with great academic credentials, but “this government seems hell-bent to alienate them after robbing them of their merit and rights”.
The application by Omar seeking grant of divorce has been moved in his petition challenging a trial court decision of August 30, 2016 dismissing his plea for divorce. He has contended that their marriage has “irretrievably broken down”.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh exuded confidence that the ongoing operation against terrorists would be concluded successfully soon. “I am sure our jawans will successfully complete it,” he said.
The Army’s version comes after the state police registered an FIR about the incident in Ganovpora area of Shopian in south Kashmir in which three youths were killed.
Omar called for like-minded voices to come together to safeguard the state’s integrity, peace and stability by “foiling the designs of those who were trying to divide people across regional and religious lines for vested political interests”.
“As the year draws to a close we get a terrible reminder of how bad things are in the valley,” National Conference president Omar Abdullah said.
The National Award winning actress was allegedly molested by a co-passenger on the Delhi-Mumbai Air Vistara flight. The actor narrated her ordeal on Instagram via live video.
The next date of hearing before the family court is December 9, the lawyers told the high court.
Omar claimed the petition moved by Payal Abdullah and their two sons seeking maintenance from him was not maintainable as she had her own business and a house in the capital