J&K polls: Omar Abdullah skips family bastion Ganderbal, to contest from two seats

Ending speculation over his choice of Assembly seat, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will contest from two constituencies in the upcoming elections instead of family bastion Ganderbal from where he was elected in 2008.

J&K ministers disappeared when people needed them most during floods: BJP

Accusing Jammu and Kashmir ministers of "disappearing" from the scene when people needed them most during floods, BJP on Wednesday said government institutions should be made responsible and corruption-free to deal with such calamities.

J&K polls: Notification for first phase to be issued tomorrow

Setting the poll process in motion, notification for the first phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir will be issued on Tuesday.

JKNPP accuses PM Modi of entering a "secret deal" with Omar Abdullah

The JKNPP on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to Srinagar to celebrate Diwali with the flood-hit people of Kashmir was aimed at "reaching a secret bargain" with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.

We will put our best foot forward in J&K assembly elections: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who had reservations against the holding of assembly polls in the state soon, on Saturday said there was no question of not contesting the elections and "we will put our best foot forward."

Minister resigns in Jammu and Kashmir

Sham Lal Sharma, senior Congress leader and Jammu and Kashmir minister for public health engineering, irrigation and flood control, has quit.

Omar Abdullah's tenure will be remembered as dark period of J&K: PDP

Claiming that the Omar Abdullah-led government will be remembered as a "dark period" of Jammu and Kashmir, opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday appealed to the people to give a befitting reply to those who are responsible for their miseries.

Omar briefs PM on flood status, seeks liberal financial help

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the status of relief and rehabilitation operations in the flood-hit state and sought liberal financial assistance from the Centre to rebuild the devastated areas.

Omar cleans flood-hit areas as part of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'

 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah tonight joined the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) officials in cleaning the flood-hit areas of the city as part of the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.

Omar Abdullah thanks Salman for 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' nomination

 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today thanked Bollywood superstar Salman Khan for nominating him to the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this month.

PM Narendra Modi to have a busy Diwali visit to Srinagar
PM Narendra Modi to have a busy Diwali visit to Srinagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Diwali visit here on Thursday to express solidarity with the flood affected people of Jammu and Kashmir will be packed with meetings, government sources said.

Omar hails Modi's plan to spend Diwali with flood-hit people

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday appreciated the gesture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to spend Diwali with peole of the flood-affected state.

Omar hails Modi's plan to spend Diwali with flood-hit people

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today appreciated the gesture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to spend Diwali with people of the flood affected state.

UK Kashmir March: Agitate in India not in 'cosy capitals', says Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said the organisers of "Million March" in London this weekend to highlight the Kashmir issue should have held the event in the Valley rather than the cozy capitals of the United States and United Kingdom.

Omar Abdullah hopes PM Modi will look to revoke AFSPA

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said there has been "double-digit reduction in violence" in the state so the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi should take a look at revocation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA).

Omar hopes that Modi Govt will take 'serious look' at AFSPA

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would take a "serious look" at the issue of AFSPA as the time was "opportune" to make progress on it.

BJP's win in Haryana, Maharashtra will affect J&K Assembly polls: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said BJP's win in Haryana and Maharashtra would have some effect on the assembly elections in the state, but maintained that the influence would not be as much as previously expected.

None involved in ISIS flag waving linked with militancy: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said none of the persons involved in waving of ISIS flags in the city had any links to militancy.

Make J&K free from NC: PDP MLA

Seeking a decisive mandate in the forthcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, a PDP MLA today asked the people to make the state free from National Conference.

Rs 89-cr disbursed as relief among J&K flood victims

Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday said Rs 89 crore have so far been disbursed as interim relief amongst the families whose houses have been totally collapsed in the devastating floods last month.