"Many of the political leaders and top bureaucrats are steeped in corruption here, they are criminals. As a Governor I should have avoided making such a comment, but as an individual this what I feel," Satya Pal Malik said.
The attempted attack took place when a patrol unit of the 44 Rashtriya Rifles was moving towards Arihal village in Pulwama. The Army has cordoned off the area and have also launched a search operation.
A road opening party (ROP) of an Army patrol alerted authorities of an object that looked like an IED near Kakkar Chowk on National Highway 144A at around 7.30 am. On closer examination, the police said that a bottle filled with a liquid substance and a polybag with solid material were found.
Chennai, Jan 15 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said that he was unaware of the developments regarding the election of the next Chief Minister of the state. He added that whatever be the decision, it should be for the welfare of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. He added that both Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) need to chart the future course of action.