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No reason to oppose Centre’s National Monetisation Pipeline, says Omar Abdullah

Even as the Congress and other Opposition parties criticised the Centre over the National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP), former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said that there is no reason to oppose the ambitious plan of the Union government to raise Rs 6 lakh crore, provided the bidding process is transparent. Last month,...

Omar Abdullah takes a dig at Centre over Chinese sponsorships for IPL

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has taken an indirect dig at Centre over allowing Chinese sponsors for IPL 2020. Omar Abdullah said people are being asked to boycott Chinese goods, whereas IPL 2020 has been allowed to retain its Chinese sponsors. “Chinese cellphone makers will continue as title sponsors of the IPL...

Insult heaped on injury, says Omar Abdullah after uproar over new domicile rules for J&K

Nearly eight months after the Centre scrapped Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, the government has redefined domicile rules for the union territory and ordered that only people who fulfill these criteria are eligible to be appointed to junior posts in the bureaucracy and the constabulary. The new domicile condition in the recruitment law is designed...

Modi praises Omar Abdullah for call to avoid large gathering after uncle’s death

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the death of Omar Abdullah’s uncle and appreciated the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister’s call to supporters to respect guidelines and not gather at either his residence or the graveyard. Prayers from home will give peace to his uncle’s soul, Abdullah tweeted on Twitter on Sunday night...

Omar Abdullah mocks his release with a hilarious meme

Former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who was freed after nearly eight months in detention, on Wednesday tweeted a picture that mocked the timing of his release. The National Conference leader tweeted a meme that showed him sitting with a grim face. “When you spend 236 days in lockdown, and on the day...

Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah released after eight months in detention

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was released on Tuesday after nearly eight months in detention in Kashmir. He was detained along with hundreds of politicians in August 2019, when the Centre decided to end special status to the former state of Jammu and Kashmir and divided it into two union territories. Today,...

New Picture of Omar Abdullah Surfaces on Social Media

A new photo of former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who is in detention and has refused to shave his beard as a mark of protest, has surfaced on social media. This is the third photo of Omar that has surfaced since his detention. The photo clicked in a room shows Omar Abdullah...

J&K: After Omar-Mehbooba, Now Former IAS Shah Faesal Booked Under PSA

After former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti the Former IAS officer and Chief of Jammu and Kashmir People’s movement Shah Faesal has been booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA). Shah Faesal was taken into custody after Article 370 was removed from Kashmir. Under the PSA, one can...

Omar Abdullah’s Sister Moves to SC Challenging His Detention Under PSA

New Delhi: The matter of detention of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah under the Public Safety Act (PSA) has now reached the Supreme Court. Abdullah’s sister Sara Abdullah Pilot moved to SC on Monday to challenge his detention under the PSA. The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the filing of the petition....

Kashmir is With India Physically, Not Emotionally: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury slammed the centre on Friday for slapping Public Safety Act on two former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir who are already in detention and stated that the region is physically with India but no longer with us emotionally. He said that, “Prime Minister spoke against Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba...