Jun 25, 2021 03:11 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 24 chaired a meeting of political leaders from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, 22 months after the abrogation of Article 370 that granted special status to the erstwhile state.
- Jun 25, 2021 11:32 AM IST
From what the leaders – both representing the Centre and the UT – have said, the engagement, it seems, was cordial without any flare-ups and with both sides agreeing on the need for resumption of the electoral process in Jammu and Kashmir.
- Jun 19, 2021 10:42 PM IST
Among those invited are four former chief ministers -- Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar Abdullah of the National Conference, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti.
- Apr 09, 2021 03:23 PM IST
Omar Abdullah was found infected with coronavirus two days after he took the first dose of vaccine.
- Mar 02, 2021 02:11 PM IST
Omar Abdullah, son of the NC president, took to Twitter to thank the doctors and other staff at the hospital for administering the vaccine to his father.
- Feb 14, 2021 06:39 PM IST
In a series of tweets, Omar Abdullah lashed out at the Centre with the "new J&K" jibe, claiming that he, his father and National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah, his sister and her children were barred from leaving their houses.
- Feb 14, 2021 01:14 PM IST
The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister also posted photographs showing police vehicles outside the gates of his residence in the Gupkar area of the city here.
- Jan 02, 2021 08:01 PM IST
Taking to Twitter, the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister said, "I don’t know about anyone else but when my turn comes I’ll happily roll up my sleeve & get a COVID vaccine.”
- Dec 26, 2020 05:57 PM IST
Omar Abdullah accused the Apni Party, led by former PDP leader Altaf Bukhari, and the union territory administration of using coercive tactics to buy loyalties of newly elected DDC members.
- Nov 27, 2020 01:46 PM IST
The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister was reacting to the alleged house arrest of Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti.
- Oct 05, 2020 09:29 PM IST
Omar Abdullah took his father, Farooq Abdullah, on a test drive of the recently released Mahindra Thar and complimented group chairman Anand Mahindra on the car. The Thar has been launched after a long developmental cycle and the first car, the Mahindra Thar #1 has been sold at an auction for charity.
- Jul 27, 2020 04:44 PM IST
He said some senior office-bearers of National Conference had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi only days before the August 5 developments and added that "it is not a meeting I will forget in a hurry"
- Jul 20, 2020 08:40 PM IST
The Chhattisgarh CM had attempted to justify the Congress conviction that rebel Pilot is working in cahoots with the Bharatiya Janata Party to bring down the Rajasthan government, by questioning if Omar Abdullah and his father were released from detention only because of their family ties
- Apr 14, 2020 11:59 AM IST
"The extension of lockdown till May 3 isn't something we all wanted but given the threat we face from COVID-19, it's a necessity. Let's do everything we can to cooperate with authorities to avoid a further extension in May," he tweeted after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the extension of nationwide lockdown.
- Apr 01, 2020 03:40 PM IST
The former chief minister of erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir said the new law was so hollow that even politicians with "Delhi's blessings" were forced to criticise it.
- Mar 30, 2020 11:35 AM IST
"Condolences to you and the entire family, @OmarAbdullah. May his soul rest in peace," Modi tweeted.
- Mar 30, 2020 09:04 AM IST
The reality remains even if Mehbooba Mufti and the Abdullahs assumingly come together to form an alliance, they still have to abide by the new rules set by the Centre.
- Mar 26, 2020 08:33 AM IST
The statement of Acting Assistant US Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Alice G Wells came a day after National Conference vice-president Omar was released after charges under the Public Safety Act (PSA), slapped on him in February, were revoked.
- Mar 25, 2020 10:06 AM IST
Mufti, Naeem Akhtar, Ali Mohammad Sagar, Peer Mansoor and Shah Faesal are some of the known faces who continue to be detained under the Public Safety Act, which was slapped on them during their preventive detention in the wake of the revocation of the erstwhile state's special status under Article 370 in August last year.
- Mar 24, 2020 04:10 PM IST
Abdullah, who was released after the administration revoked the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA) against him, also spoke to reporters, saying they were violating orders on social distancing by coming to meet him and this was a time to take precautions.
- Mar 24, 2020 10:59 AM IST
Omar Abdullah has been in detention since August 2019 when the Centre abrogated provisions of Article 370 and bifurcated Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories.
- Mar 18, 2020 12:42 PM IST
A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and M R Shah told counsel appearing for the Centre that Abdullah's sister Sara Abdullah Pilot's plea against his detention will be heard on merit if he is not released soon.
- Mar 02, 2020 09:30 PM IST
The remarks by the bench came at the fag end of the brief hearing during which Attorney General K K Venugopal said that petitioner should have first approached the Jammu and Kashmir High Court instead of moving the apex court.
- Mar 02, 2020 12:42 PM IST
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta filed the response on behalf of the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Pilot's plea before a bench of justices Arun Mishra and Indira Banerjee.
- Feb 23, 2020 01:28 PM IST
Rajnath Singh also said that he hopes they will contribute to normalising the situation in Jammu and Kashmir