Omar Abdullah

BJP MLA Sangeet Som says traitor built Taj Mahal, gets trolled on Twitter

BJP MLA Sangeet Som says traitor built Taj Mahal, gets trolled on Twitter

The BJP leader called Taj Mahal a blot on Indian culture and heritage, and added that it was built by a traitor. Twitter was unimpressed.

Oct 16, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
Adnan Sami, Omar Abdullah lock horns on Twitter over 'houseful' Srinagar concert

Adnan Sami, Omar Abdullah lock horns on Twitter over 'houseful' Srinagar concert

Adnan performed for free at the concert, jointly organized by the Union Home Ministry and the Jammu and Kashmir government, and held at the lawns of Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre on the banks of the Dal Lake.

Oct 08, 2017, 12:38 PM IST
Omar‏ questions govt's stand on Rohingyas, says threat angle post-2014 development

Omar‏ questions govt's stand on Rohingyas, says threat angle post-2014 development

He maintained that government's assertation of a grave national security threat to the country due to their presence is only a “post-2014 development".

Sep 18, 2017, 17:27 PM IST
National Conference delegation calls on Rajnath Singh, raises issue of Article 35A

National Conference delegation calls on Rajnath Singh, raises issue of Article 35A

Meanwhile, party representatives in the delegation from Leh and Kargil, Phuntsog Wangdan Shunu and Aga Syed Abbas Rizvi respectively, highlighted pressing issues in Leh and Kargil.

Sep 10, 2017, 19:54 PM IST
J&K: Omar Abdullah reminds Rajnath Singh of PM Modi's I-Day promise

J&K: Omar Abdullah reminds Rajnath Singh of PM Modi's I-Day promise

 Ahead of Home Minister Rajnath Singh's rally in Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (JKNF) leader Omar Abdullah reminded the former of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech and said that the state expects it to be "acted on."

Sep 09, 2017, 14:45 PM IST
Want to save Article 35-A as a private party: Omar Abdullah

Want to save Article 35-A as a private party: Omar Abdullah

Ahead of the Supreme Court's hearing of a petition seeking the abrogation of Article 35-A, National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah expressed his desire to fight the "conspiracy" as a private political party.

Aug 28, 2017, 08:16 AM IST
Omar Abdullah eyeing power via Article 35 (A), says BJP

Omar Abdullah eyeing power via Article 35 (A), says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said that former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is trying to politicize Article 35 (A) issue to come to power.

Aug 19, 2017, 07:41 AM IST
Omar Abdullah for special session of J&K legislature on Article 35A

Omar Abdullah for special session of J&K legislature on Article 35A

The former chief minister expressed grave concern over the reported "unsatisfactory response" of the central and state governments in putting up a strong case before the Supreme Court.

Aug 18, 2017, 18:48 PM IST

J&K ex-CM Omar Abdullah's controversial statement on Article 35A

National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah urged that this would lead to the end of state subject laws in Jammu and Kashmir. Watch the video to know more.

Aug 14, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Separatists have no right to talk about Article 35A: Omar Abdullah

Separatists have no right to talk about Article 35A: Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said separatist leaders have no business talking about Article 35A as they do not believe in the Constitution of India.

Aug 14, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
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

Sonia, Omar, Rahul condemn attack on Amarnath pilgrims

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah also condemned the attack and said these terrorists were the enemies of Kashmir and Kashmiriyat.

Jul 11, 2017, 00:35 AM IST
SHRC asks J&K govt to compensate man used as 'Human Shield’ with Rs 10 Lakh

SHRC asks J&K govt to compensate man used as 'Human Shield’ with Rs 10 Lakh

The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC), on Monday, has asked Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir to compensate the man used as a human shield against stone-pelters with Rs 10 lakh.

Jul 10, 2017, 20:22 PM IST
Surgical strikes had nothing to do with Uri terror attack: Omar Abdullah

Surgical strikes had nothing to do with Uri terror attack: Omar Abdullah

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Saturday stoked a controversy saying that the surgical strikes had nothing to do with Uri terror attack.

Jul 01, 2017, 13:01 PM IST
Police officer lynched in Srinagar: Omar Abdullah says killers should burn in hell for their sins

Police officer lynched in Srinagar: Omar Abdullah says killers should burn in hell for their sins

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Friday condemned the brutal killing of Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammed Ayub Pandith.

Jun 23, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

Military solutions can't fix political issue: Omar Abdullah

The Centre's decision not to resolve the "political issue" in Kashmir has worsened the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said, stressing that military solutions cannot be used to fix a "political" problem.

Jun 11, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
Sonia Gandhi, Omar Abdullah blame Centre, PDP-BJP govt for current unrest in Kashmir

Sonia Gandhi, Omar Abdullah blame Centre, PDP-BJP govt for current unrest in Kashmir

Congress president Sonia Gandhi today blamed the Centre and the PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir for the current unrest in the border state, accusing them of "colossal failure" and "systematically alienating" the local population in the Valley.

Jun 06, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

DNA: Omar Abdullah calls Army's inquiry in 'human shield' case a farce

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah has denounced as "farce" the Army's court of inquiry against Major Leetul Gogoi.

May 25, 2017, 00:47 AM IST

Omar's failure to check stone-pelting in 2010 led to current situation: Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Mehbooba Mufti today said the "failure" of the previous Omar Abdullah government to deal with the issue of stone-pelting had led to the unrest last year and the situation in the Valley at present.

Apr 14, 2017, 17:33 PM IST