NC will not allow anyone to divide Jammu and Kashmir: Omar

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said his National Conference would never allow anyone to divide the state for petty political interests and would continue to safeguard the special status guaranteed under Article 370.

Gurdaspur attack: Centre, states must jointly deal with terror, says Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Monday said that better coordination and joint efforts between the Centre and state governments' was required to deal with the terror attacks such as what has happened in Gurdaspur, Punjab.

Gurdaspur terror attack: Blow-by-blow account

In the first major terror strike in Punjab in eight years, heavily-armed militants in Army uniform on Monday sprayed bullets on a moving bus and stormed a police station, killing seven persons, including an SP, and injuring many others in Gurdaspur bordering Pakistan.

Gurdaspur attack similar to Jammu border belt attacks: Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Monday said the timing, methodology and location of the Gurdaspur attack is 'eerily similar' to the attacks in the border belt of Jammu.

Did Yakub Memon return to India on understanding with intelligence officials, asks Omar Abdullah

Even as leaders of various parties including BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha and its expelled MP Ram Jethmalani, eminent jurists and persons from different walks of life on Sunday submitted a fresh petition to President Pranab Mukherjee requesting him to waive off the death sentence of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah joined the debate over capital punishment to Yakub Memon asking whether the Mumbai blast convict returned to India on the back of an understanding.

'Bollywood fan' Omar Abdullah expresses love for Rishi Kapoor, Padmini Kolhapure
'Bollywood fan' Omar Abdullah expresses love for Rishi Kapoor, Padmini Kolhapure

 Omar Abdullah seems to be a big fan of Rishi Kapoor and Padmani Kolahpuri as he recently shared that he loved the two actors in movies like 'Prem Rog' and 'Zamaane ko Dikhana Hai'.

Omar Abdullah crosses one million followers on Twitter

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who is active on social media, on Monday crossed one million followers mark on micro-blogging site Twitter.

Omar gives 'half-star' to PM Modi for his work in J&K, lauds Rahul

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has given a rating of 'half-star' to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his work in Jammu and Kashmir.

Link between India, J&K will break if Article 370 is removed: Omar Abdullah

Former chief minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has said that the link between India and Jammu and Kashmir will break if Article 370 is removed from the state.

Kashmir issue as important as other issues in India: Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has said that for India, the Kashmir issue is and should be as important as other issues, whereas in Pakistan, all other issues are prioritised below the Kashmir issue.

Can't compare Mehbooba Mufti with Mufti Sahib: Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has said there can be no comparison made between People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti and current Chief Minister and her father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.

Omar Abdullah questions PM Modi over skipping President’s Iftar party
Omar Abdullah questions PM Modi over skipping President’s Iftar party

National Conference leader and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi for missing the Iftar party hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday.

Omar Abdullah looking forward to 'genuine' economic package for J&K

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said that he is looking forward to Prime Minister Narendra Modi presenting a 'genuine' economic package for the state.

Surprising to see Congress leaders and no one from BJP at Mufti's Iftar: Omar Abdullah

National Conference leader and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said that he was surprised to see quite a few leaders from the Congress Party, and even more surprised not to see hardly anyone from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's Iftar party on Sunday evening.

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.

Omar dubs Modi-Nawaz meet as 'good first step'

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah sounded cautiously optimistic about the bilateral talks held between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, dubbing it a 'good first step'.

Omar Abdullah takes a jibe at Bobby Jindal's 'leadership' remarks

 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has taken a jibe at United States presidential candidate Bobby Jindal after the later claimed that non-aligned nations like India are 'desperate' for American leadership.

Omar Abdullah attacks Sajad Lone for supporting RSS
Omar Abdullah attacks Sajad Lone for supporting RSS

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday attacked Sajad Gani Lone after the separatist-turned-minister in PDP-BJP government stated that he was close to BJP since the times of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Omar takes on Mufti over Sopore killings

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday criticised the incumbent Mufti Mohammad Sayeed after a fifth civilian was shot dead in Sopore by unknown gunmen in the last two weeks.

Omar Abdullah links Manohar Parrikar's 'Ikhwanis' remark with Sopore attacks

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday sought to link the spate of terror attacks in Sopore area with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's alleged remark about revival of 'Ikhwanis', an outfit of reformed militants in the state.