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In joint appeal, Omar and Mehbooba ask Centre to ensure safety of Kashmiris

The leaders asserted that attacking innocent people because of their ethnicity or religion is no way to honour the sacrifice of the CRPF men.

Pulwama attack: Omar Abdullah urges Rajnath Singh to ensure safety of J-K residents

Abdullah, in his 30-minute long meeting with Singh requested him to ensure that peace returns to Jammu region where a curfew has been imposed after violent protests erupted as a consequence of the terror attack.


Will revoke J&K Public Safety Act if elected with majority, says Omar Abdullah

Omar blamed the Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP-BJP coalition government in the state for their alleged misrule.

Omar Abdullah: PSA will be revoked if voted to power

Several separatist leaders and youths accused of involvement in stone-pelting have been detained under the Public Safety Act.

It is a test for PM Modi to hold elections in J&K in time: Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah also said the National conference is ready for the polls in the state, and Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) want that elections should be deferred. “

10% quota Bill a 'political gimmick' by BJP before elections: J&K ex-CM Omar Abdullah

``Had he waited for four and a half years if he really wanted to give it?’’ Omar asked, adding that one does not wait for something which he wants to do from one’s heart.


Mufti using dead militants to appease voters: Omar Abdullah

The twitter spat between the two former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir, comes over a month after they wrote to Governor Satya Pal Malik to call them to form a coalition government in the state

Row over the Kashmiri pheran — All you need to know

A December 11 order banning Jammu & Kashmir officials from wearing a pheran on official visits was withdrawn Tuesday. Here's why.

Kashmir civilian killings: 3-day strike called as political parties condemn civilian killings, call it a ‘massacre’

“7 dead. There is no explanation for this excessive use of force, none what so ever. This is a massacre & that’s the only way to describe it,” Omar Abdullah tweeted.

No country can win a war by killing its own people: Mehbooba on civilian deaths in Pulwama

Former chief ministers of Jammu & Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah, Saturday condemned the deaths of civilians in the clashes that broke out following an encounter in Pulwama of South Kashmir.

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Nitish, Omar, Rahul at Sonia Gandhi's Iftar party

Omar Abdullah, Nitish Kumar arrives at the Iftar party hosted by Sonia Gandhi in Delhi.

J&K Assembly: A day of drama

The session turned ugly when entire opposition accused Mufti led government of lying before the House.


Omar Abdullah: The CM of Jammu and Kashmir set to lose power

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah may have won the Beerwah Assembly seat by a margin of over 1000 votes in the state but the CM is all set to lose power in the volatile state.

Ministers pay homage to martyrs on Police Commemoration Day

The ministers salute martyrs at the Police Memorial on the occasion of Police Commemoration Day in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Flood situation remains grim in Jammu and Kashmir

At least 100 villages across the Kashmir valley were flooded by overflowing lakes and rivers, in the worst flooding in 22 years caused by heavy rains.

PM Narendra Modi flags off Katra train

Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared that the Centre wants to win the hearts of people of Jammu and Kashmir through development as he flagged off the train linking Katra--the base camp for pilgrims headed to Vaishno Devi shrine.


Today in pics: February 22, 2014

The sun sets over the central dome of the Parliament.

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Express Eye for Detail 14: J&K crisis, Sushma Swaraj out of 2019 race, American tourist in Andaman and more

This week we look at the strange situation in Jammu & Kashmir where a fax machine is all it took to stop three parties from coming together and forming the government. What it means for Sushma Swaraj to opt out of the 2019 general election and the c

J&K political drama: Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation

National Conference chief Omar Abdullah said that PDP and NC coming together is not the best idea for mainstream politics in J&K. But today, both he and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation.


'It doesn't help when 14-16 leaders sit on stage and blast PM Modi. It allows him to play victim... Must work at state-level'

In this edition of Idea Exchange Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah expresses concern over the recent political killings in Jammu and Kashmir and says that the Centre's lack of clarity on J&K is worrying.

Why isn’t BJP-PDP forming govt. in J&K: Omar

Srinagar (J&K), Feb 25 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah questioned the delay by the BJP-PDP alliance in forming the government in the state, in spite of having good numbers in the assembly. Talking about the present Governor Rule in the state, Abdullah said the rule is imposed when there is no numbers, which is also called the Breakdown of Constitutional Order, where there is no possibility of the formation of a government.

Unaware of developments about selection of next CM: Omar Abdullah

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.