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Jammu and Kashmir Assembly adjourned after clashes, injury to marshal

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly adjourned after clashes, injury to marshal

The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly was Wednesday adjourned for half an hour following uproar and clashes between the ruling party and the opposition leaders in which one marshal of the house was injured.

Kashmir Assembly seeks return of migrant Pandits

The mass exodus of Kashmiri Pandits started from the Valley in early 1989 when armed insurgency began in the state.

HC rejects Payal Abdullah's appeal for govt house on security ground

HC rejects Payal Abdullah's appeal for govt house on security ground

"When Omar Abdullah himself has shifted to a private accommodation, there is no reason why the appellants (Payal and her sons) can be treated differently," a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice V K Rao said.

Omar asks Mehbooba to take responsibility for killing of civilians in J&K

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Tuesday asked Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to accept responsibility for the killing of civilians during the last six-month unrest in the valley. Speaking on the second day of the Budget Session in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, the former chief minister said there had also been unrest in the valley in 2008 and 2010 but the opposition was not blamed for that.

J&K: Omar Abdullah calls for dialogue with stakeholders to resolve Kashmir issue

J&K: Omar Abdullah calls for dialogue with stakeholders to resolve Kashmir issue

Omar Abdullah said his party had conveyed these thoughts to the Prime Minister and the Union Home Minister when the opposition parties from the state had called on them during the course of the recent unrest.

'Pakistan fully responsible for state-sponsored terrorism and destroying peace in Kashmir' - Abu Azmi slams Omar Abdullah

'Pakistan fully responsible for state-sponsored terrorism and destroying peace in Kashmir' - Abu Azmi slams Omar Abdullah

Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi has slammed former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah.

Provocative statements by ministers after surgical strikes led to Nagrota terror attack: Omar Abdullah

Provocative statements by ministers after surgical strikes led to Nagrota terror attack: Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday stoked a controversy by saying Nagrota terror attack was result of statements made by various ministers against Pakistan post surgical strikes along the Line of Control.

Mehbooba should release those arrested during unrest in Valley: Omar Abdullah

Mehbooba should release those arrested during unrest in Valley: Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti should release the thousands of people arrested during the summer unrest this year in the Valley as it did not require the Centre's approval, opposition National Conference leader Omar Abdullah said today.

Don't make deferment of exams 'point of prestige': Omar to govt

Don't make deferment of exams 'point of prestige': Omar to govt

"The state government should talk to the students with an open mind instead of tormenting them," Omar said.

Omar Abdullah stopped at New York airport for two hours  – Know about the complete incident

Omar Abdullah stopped at New York airport for two hours – Know about the complete incident

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah is in New York to speak at an event organised by the New York University.

IIM to Jammu region, a 'blatant partisan politics', says Omar Abdullah

IIM to Jammu region, a 'blatant partisan politics', says Omar Abdullah

Opposition National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah today termed as "blatant partisan politics" the Centre's decision to set up an IIM in Jammu region and hit out at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, saying she had sold her soul to remain in power.

Militants don't want Kashmiri youth to be self-reliant: Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday hit out at militants for targeting the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI), saying the ultras don't want young Kashmiri boys and girls to stand on their feet.

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.

Omar expresses anguish to delegation over no follow-up in past

Omar expresses anguish to delegation over no follow-up in past

During his hour-long interaction with the delegation, Omar said the MPs who have come here this time face a mammoth task in their hands to revive faith in this process.

NC delegation meets Rajnath Singh, demands ban on pellet guns use in J&K

NC delegation meets Rajnath Singh, demands ban on pellet guns use in J&K

A six-member delegation of Opposition National Conference on Wednesday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and demanded immediate ban on use of pellet guns and initiation of dialogue with all stakeholders on Kashmir.

Authorities initiate action to evict Payal Abdullah from J&K govt bungalow in Delhi

Authorities initiate action to evict Payal Abdullah from J&K govt bungalow in Delhi

Payal is estranged wife of former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah.

There's nothing wrong in Oppn leaders meeting PM Modi: J&K Mehbooba Mufti

There's nothing wrong in Oppn leaders meeting PM Modi: J&K Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday found nothing wrong in opposition leaders meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the situation in the valley, saying it would be a good thing if some solution could be found through such initiatives.

Handful of vested interests inciting trouble in Kashmir: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti

Handful of vested interests inciting trouble in Kashmir: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said a handful of people opposed to peace were inciting youth to violence in the Kashmir valley.

PM Modi calls for dialogue, accepts development alone can't bring 'lasting solution' to Kashmir

PM Modi calls for dialogue, accepts development alone can't bring 'lasting solution' to Kashmir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday acknowledged that "only development can't resolve the problem in Jammu and Kashmir".

Kashmir unrest: J&K delegation meets PM Modi; seeks immediate ban on pellet gun

Kashmir unrest: J&K delegation meets PM Modi; seeks immediate ban on pellet gun

The J&K delegation led by Omar Abdullah also demanded an immediate ban on pellet gun – a weapon used by the central forces to control mob and disperse them.