National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Friday said that his party's fight to uphold the special status of Jammu and Kashmir was not an electoral fight but an ideological battle for state's political dignity.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said his party was committed to the agenda of restoration of internal autonomy, safeguarding Article 370 and revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act from the state.
Opposition PDP on Thursday accused Congress of indulging in divisive and communal politics in Jammu and Kashmir and said it cannot wash its hands off the "morass of political uncertainty and economic instability" in the state.
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday welcomed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign policy , saying he has acknowledged the reality that the latter has emerged as a major voice on the global political platform.
A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jammu and Kashmir for Assembly poll campaign, 10 people, including three civilians and as many Armymen, were killed on Thursday in fierce gunbattle when security forces took on militants wearing combat uniform attacked two Army bunkers close to Indo-Pak border.
Hitting out at BJP for allegedly misleading the people in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday expressed surprise over the ignorance of BJP and its leadership about the ground realities in Jammu and Kashmir.
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday hit out at Congress for trying to take credit for all the good work done by NC-led government and described the attitude of the party as the highest example of "opportunism and falsehood".
Attacking Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday said the National Conference leader has no moral authority to talk about corruption as he himself is "under scrutiny for promoting political corruption" in the state.
The element of "suspicion and hostility" between India and Pakistan should be removed and both the countries should sit across the dialogue table and resolve their differences, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said on Wednesday.
With a heavy turnout recorded in the first of the five-phase Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday expressed confidence that his National Conference will emerge as the single largest party in the state.
Voetrs in Indian Kashmir turned out in large numbers under tight security Tuesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s Hindu nationalist party tried to win power for the first time in the tense Muslim-majority state.
A total of 107 candidates, including Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, were left in fray for third phase Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir, as the last date of withdrawal of the nominations ended on Monday, an EC official said.
Slamming BJP, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said it was confused on how to sell its policy in the state and was trying to unbalance the political stability here by falsifying facts.
Srinagar: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi skirting any statement on Article 370, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said BJP is shying away from committing on this contentious issue and is instead keeping its "feet in two boats" in Jammu and Kashmir which normally ends up "sinking".