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Welcomes restoration of ceasefire pact on LoC, IB between Indo-Pak Srinagar: National Conference (NC) Vice President Omar Abdullah on Monday welcomed the restoration of the ceasefire pact on LoC, IB between India and Pakistan. Addressing the Provincial review meeting of the Party’s Parent, YNC, Women’s Wing, and segment in charges at party headquarters in Srinagar, he said the measures will prove more beneficial to the people of Jammu and Kashmir than to anybody else. As…

‘Says no development taking place anywhere in J&K’ ‘DDC members shouldn’t be used as photo-opportunity, diplomatic tools’ ‘Hope commitment to ceasefire pact will bring two nations closer’ Kulgam: National Conference vice-president and the former chief minister of erstwhile state of J&K Omar Abdullah Thursday said that he doesn’t see Assembly elections taking place in 2021 as Delimitation Commission has been given one year extension and who knows whether the commission would get more extension in…

Srinagar: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah took a dig on Thursday at the visit of 24 foreign envoys to Kashmir, asking them to send real tourists from their countries to Jammu and Kashmir. “Thank you for visiting Kashmir. Now please send some real tourists from your countries to visit J&K. #envoysvisitJK,” the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister said in a tweet. The envoys from European, Latin American and African countries arrived here on Wednesday…

Srinagar: Omar Abdullah, vice-president of the National Conference, on Saturday criticized the Jammu and Kashmir administration for lying low in front of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) functionaries. “It never fails to amaze me how most of the J&K administration, both civil & police, grovels in front of BJP functionaries,” Abdullah tweeted. Abdullah’s remark had come in wake of yesterday’s police ceremony in which Ravinder Raina, President J-K BJP, had awarded badges to newly recruited Deputy…

‘The accused als0 forwarded the fake list of Daily Wage Workers to senior formations for their regularization’ Srinagar:  The Crime Branch Kashmir on Monday produced charge-sheet against a “self-styled” president of the Daily Wagers Union Jammu and Kashmir for allegedly using fake and forged letter pad of the former Chief Minister of JK Omar Abdullah for regularization of the daily wage workers of Rural Development Department. The charge-sheet in the case (FIR No. 32/2014) under…

‘Process started from Shopian’ ‘Two senior NC leaders detained for no reason’ ‘One woman candidate coerced to join Apni Party’ Srinagar: National Conference vice-president and the former chief minister of the erstwhile state of JK, Omar Abdullah on Saturday alleged that administration led by LG Manoj Sinah was “using police to force” the winning candidates of Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) to join Apni Party. “On one hand Prime Minister Narendra Modi and JK…

‘BJP couldn’t digest Victory of Alliance, now saying democracy has won’ Srinagar: National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said that the DDC poll verdict is loud and clear that August 5, 2019 decision of Centre about scrapping of Article 370 was not acceptable to people of J&K and world community can’t be befooled anymore that people of J&K support GoI’s move of stripping the semi-autonomous status of erstwhile State. Addressing workers at NC headquarters…

Srinagar: Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah has said that People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), an amalgam of seven political parties which has been formed to fight against “unilateral” August 5 decisions by the government of India, is not a Kashmir-centric as “elucidated by the performance in Jammu”. “I understand the temptation to overplay the 3 seats the BJP has won in the valley but why underplay the 35 wins/leads of…

‘Fighting elections in an alliance is also anti-national now’ Srinagar: Former Chief Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday hit back at Home Minister of India Amit Shah for calling the alliance of mainstream political parties in JK as “Gupkar Gang.” In a series of tweets, Omar said he could understand that the frustration behind the attack stems from the participation of PAGD in the upcoming district development council polls.…

Srinagar: A meeting of People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), an amalgam of major political parties in Kashmir, will take place at the residence of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Friday. Aall the PAGD leaders will remain present at the meeting and will deliberate on important issues including upcoming District Development Council (DDC) polls and names of candidates to be fielded for the second phase. On Thursday, the PAGD announced the candidates…