Pakistan is not the creator of unrest in Kashmir, says former CM Omar Abdullah

Pakistan is not the creator of unrest in Kashmir, says former CM Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that Pakistan fishes in the troubled waters of Jammu and Kashmir but they are not the creators of violent unrest in the Kashmir. 

Jul 30, 2017, 06:39 AM IST

Congress, NC vow to uphold J&K's special status

The parties held separate meetings of their party legislators here today to discuss the issue.

Jun 16, 2017, 23:12 PM IST
Pakistan refugees issue: Separatists, NC doing politics of convenience, says Jitendra Singh

Pakistan refugees issue: Separatists, NC doing politics of convenience, says Jitendra Singh

He said it is "inhuman" to resist any help to refugees who have been languishing without any livelihood for past 70 years.

Dec 24, 2016, 18:17 PM IST

Rise above party politics to prioritise peace: NC

 National Conference today called upon the political class to rise above the party politics and prioritise communal harmony in the state, observing that any attempt of polarization will have serious ramifications for a sensitive state like Jammu and Kashmir.

Oct 05, 2016, 00:41 AM IST

Anantnag by-poll voting postponed by two days

Voting was earlier scheduled to be held on June 19.

Jun 03, 2016, 07:50 AM IST

Kashmir firing: NC, Cong, CPI(M) demand action against guilty

National Conference, Congress and CPI(M) on Tuesday demanded action against those involved in the firing in Handwara in Kashmir Valley in which two youths were killed and said the guilty be brought to book without any delay.

Apr 12, 2016, 22:32 PM IST
J&K govt formation: Mehbooba Mufti calls PDP meet today

J&K govt formation: Mehbooba Mufti calls PDP meet today

The first signs of effort to end the impasse on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir emerged today as PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday called a meeting to discuss the future course of action with ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The meeting will be attended by senior party leaders and Parliament members.

Jan 17, 2016, 09:24 AM IST

PDP 'overtly campaigning' for BJP candidates in Ladakh: Omar

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said ruling PDP leaders were "overtly campaigning" for BJP candidates in Ladakh ahead of the hill council polls, despite the "political suppression of the State" by the national party.

Oct 14, 2015, 19:11 PM IST

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Oct 05, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

Bring ordinance to decriminalise cow slaughter before Eid: NC

 Opposition National Conference (NC) on Sunday asked the PDP-BJP Government to bring in an ordinance to decriminalise cow slaughter and sale of beef in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.

Sep 13, 2015, 20:35 PM IST

Register cases against former corrupt ministers in J&K, demands BJP

 The BJP on Wednesday demanded that cases be lodged against former ministers of the state belonging to the Congress and National Conference against whom there are allegations of corruption.

Jul 15, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

NC to resist any misadventure on fiddling with Art 35A: Devender Singh Rana

The National Conference (NC) will oppose any move to fiddle with Article 35A of the constitution of India, the party's provincial president Devender Singh Rana said on Tuesday.

Jul 14, 2015, 17:47 PM IST

NC will fight tooth and nail move to dilute J&K special status: Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said his National Conference (NC) would fight "tooth and nail" any attack on the special status of the state as provided in the Constitution.

Jul 12, 2015, 14:59 PM IST

Will not allow govt to implement employment policy, says NC

Opposition National Conference (NC) on Tuesday said it would not allow the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed government to go ahead with the implementation of the proposed "contractual employment policy" as it would further deteriorate the unemployment problem in the state.

May 12, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

Farooq Abdullah chairs NC's meeting, first after surgery

Opposition National Conference (NC) on Monday held its first core group meeting after the return of its president Farooq Abdullah from London where he underwent a successful kidney transplant.

May 04, 2015, 21:44 PM IST

Kashmiri Pandits protest over rehabilitation in Valley, govt assures solution

A day after National Conference said that it will not allow separate townships for Kashmiri Pandits, the community on Sunday held protest at Jantar Mantar, demanding its rehabilitation.

May 03, 2015, 11:58 AM IST

NC stalls J&K Assembly proceeding alleging discrimination

Opposition National Conference on Wednesday accused the Jammu and Kashmir government of discriminating against the Kashmir Valley over the distribution of power sector funds and also stalled proceeding of both the Houses leading to which some of the NC MLAs were marshaled out.

Apr 01, 2015, 22:19 PM IST

Uproar in J&K Assembly over Kashmir floods, NC stages walkout

Proceedings in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly were halted after the opposition (National Conference) staged a walkout over the floods.

Mar 31, 2015, 12:06 PM IST
BJP disrupts J&K Assembly, demands Kitchloo's arrest

BJP disrupts J&K Assembly, demands Kitchloo's arrest

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs staged a protest inside the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly today demanding the arrest of National Conference leader and former Minister of State for Home Sajjad Ahmad Kitchloo.

Mar 29, 2015, 15:06 PM IST

NC seeks discussion on Article 370 in Assembly

 National Conference (NC) on Thursday raked up the issue of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and moved a resolution to hold a discussion over it.

Mar 26, 2015, 22:34 PM IST