Omar said he was surprised at statements being made by Congress and PDP about need to resolve Kashmir issue and Article 370.
Rahul Gandhi also attacked the cleanliness campaign taken up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The BJP said the opposition party should do its homework before doing a propaganda against the welfare schemes.
Flanked by AICC president Sonia Gandhi, Azad said “if they had sort votes it was ok–it would have been a symbol of brotherhood and unity.
PDP founder is not only politician whose increase in age is not corresponding to the six years that passed by between two assembly elections in J&K.
Gandhi lauded the role played by the volunteers in providing succour to the flood-hit saying, “they did whatever was possible”.
While Congress leaders emphasised that Iqbal’s joining will strengthen the party, they declined to comment on his shifting political loyalties.
We can not expect thing to happen overnight but we have hope that many of these accounts will become operational over a period of time.
“It is sad that the government, which talked of bringing back black money is rather promoting black money,” said Maken.
Soon after coming to power, the Raje government effected a change in the Act and went back to indirect mayoral elections through councillors.
The conference, she told her aides later, was a lost opportunity in making political statement against communalism.
Two former commissioner secretaries, a retired IG of police and three officers are among a dozen or so former govt officials who are contesting the JK polls.
The Congress’s stance during its UPA governments has been that talks can happen with the Maoists only if they give up arms.
Says it had ‘virtually discarded’ Gurudas Kamat’s nephew Sameer Desai for his poor ground support.
Sources said a the decision will be taken after the end of the two-day international conference on Jawaharlal Nehru.