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.
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.
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.
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.
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said the chief minister of a state should be trusted to decide what is in the interest of his state, otherwise it was better to "dispense" the state governments and rule from the Centre directly.
Taking a swipe at the new PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress on Sunday said Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed should be "careful" about BJP's conversion agenda while National Conference wondered how ministers of the saffron party, whose idealogue had opposed the state's Constitution, now owed allegiance to it.
Elections to four Rajya Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir will be held on Saturday with seven candidates in the fray including Congress' Ghulam Nabi Azad, current Leader of Opposition in the Upper House of Parliament, who faces a tough test.
National Conference on Wednesday asserted that the party will emerge as a force to reckon with in Jammu and Kashmir, claiming that the fractured mandate in the recent assembly elections in the state was manifestation of deceit by some political opportunists.