J&K Assembly Speaker asks Crime Branch to probe land grab allegations

Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Speaker Mubarak Gul Friday asked the Crime Branch to investigate allegations of land grab against some leaders of opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) including Deputy Speaker Sartaj Madni.

First batch of Haj pilgrims from J&K leaves for Medina

The first batch of 270 Haj pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday left for Saudi Arabia in a direct flight from here.

Omar Abdullah hits back at Amit Shah for his dynastic politics jibe

Hitting back at BJP President Amit Shah for his dynastic politics jibe, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday termed it as "hypocrisy," saying the party should first "lecture" its friends in Maharashtra and Punjab.

Day after Amit Shah attack, Omar Abdullah says blame lies on Centre

A day after BJP president Amit Shah criticised him for ignoring people affected by Pakistani firing, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday the blame lay on the Centre and not on state government.

Ruckus in J&K Assembly over amnesty to stone pelters

There was ruckus in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Tuesday as the opposition PDP legislators disturbed the proceedings of the house, demanding discussion on cases registered against stone pelters in the Valley.

BJP vows to win Jammu and Kashmir, give befitting reply to Pakistan firing

Launching a scathing attack on the Omar Abdullah government, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday asked the people of Jammu and Kashmir to shun dynasty politics, adding that the BJP-led NDA government along with the Indian Army will give befitting reply to Pakistan if ceasefire is being violated.

J&K Assembly pays tribute to deceased legislators

Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, which met here for the six-day autumn session, Monday paid tributes to four former legislators from the state who died over the past six months.

Hope Centre will reconsider decision to cancel talks with Pak: Omar

Terming frequent violations of the ceasefire as a "matter of serious concern", Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today expressed hope that the Centre would reconsider its decision of cancelling talks with Pakistan.

J&K suffered losses due to Indus Water Treaty: Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday flagged the issue of return of power projects by NHPC to the state as of significant importance, saying that losses caused to the state on account of Indus Water Treaty (IWT) are enormous.

Omar Abdullah not too keen on contesting from Ganderbal

Although it now needs only a formal announcement, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah appears to have decided against contesting from Ganderbal in the forthcoming assembly elections, thereby ending the 37-year-old political tryst of the Abdullahs with their once strongest bastion in Kashmir.

NC trying to sell stars in last bid to retrieve ground: PDP

In the wake of populist measures taken by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, opposition PDP on Sunday said the ruling NC had "wasted" six years in power and was now trying to "sell moon and stars" to the people in its last bid to retrieve some ground.

Najma Heptulla meets Omar Abdullah

Union Minority Affairs minister Najma Heptulla today met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and discussed issues pertaining to central schemes relating to welfare of minorities.

Govt has succeeded in bringing back KPs to some extent: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said his government, with cooperation from the Centre, has succeeded in bringing back Kashmiri Pandits and other migrants to their homes to some extent.

Omar Abdullah declares himself CM candidate for J&K Assembly polls

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah declared himself the chief ministerial candidate of his National Conference in the Assembly elections in the state.

Omar hopes those opposing revocation of AFSPA will see reason

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday those opposing the revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state will come around as the situation has improved significantly over the past six years.

J&K CM Omar Abdullah condemns attack on police party

Condemning the attack on a police party in Pulwama district that left two cops and a civilian dead, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said the attackers are "cowards" and have no respect for human lives.

Kashmir Valley tense on Independence Day eve

Following a guerrilla attack in a south Kashmir town, tension prevailed in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday on the eve of the nation`s Independence Day Aug 15.

PM Narendra Modi in Leh-Kargil: As it happened...

In his second visit to Jammu and Kashmir after assuming Prime Minister`s Office, Narendra Modi came out strongly against Pakistan for continuing its proxy war of terrorism against India, saying it has lost the strength to fight a conventional war.

UPA-II completed projects in J&K but gifted these to NDA: Omar

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said his big complaint with the UPA-II is that it had completed several projects in Jammu and Kashmir but the then Premier Manmohan Singh could not find time to inaugurate and handed these as gift to Narendra Modi.

Omar rules out any tie-up with BJP

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday ruled out any tie-up with BJP, saying he would not even shake hands with its leaders from a distance in view of the comments of its president Amit Shah.