Tag Archives: Omar Abdullah

At Sona Bab’s Residence, Omar Abdullah Says ‘Kashmir Lost An Enlightened Soul’

Srinagar, Jan 13 — National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Wednesday visited the residence of revered Peer, Khwaja Sonaullah popularly known as ‘Sona Bab’ at Magam and expressed profound grief and sorrow over his demise. In a statement issued to GNS, Omar while paying glowing tributes to the revered Peer said his piety and

Six Killed in Jammu Kashmir Fidayeen Attack

By News Desk Srinagar, Mar 20: Six people, including three paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, two militants and a civilians were killed Friday in an audacious Fidayeen attack on a police station near India, Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. Nine Indian security forces personnel were also injured in the attack that last

NC Not to Join Govt if PDP Accepts Offer of Support

By News Desk Srinagar, Jan 14: As stalemate continued over the government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, a senior National Conference (NC) leader Wednesday said they won’t be a part of the government if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) accepts their offer of support. “It should be amply clear that NC’s offer to PDP was

Kashmir Chief’s Awful BBC Talk

Jammu and kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah’s utterances on BBC’s HardTalk programme show how casually he, or for that matter, chair of Kashmir chief, is taken by Indian politicians, says Maria Syed While covering the 2008 poll in Kashmir, I stopped by a 60-year-old man in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal town who had walked several miles

To Woo Kashmiris, Modi Talks Of Discussion On Article 370

Anything for vote! That is what exactly looks to be the strategy of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi. Be it Ram Mandir issue or the Uniform Civil Code, Modi has been maintaining a discreet silence over any issue that can hit the party’s fortunes in general elections, especially among the Muslim community. In Jammu

Marginalized, Kashmir’s Surrendered Militants Return To Pak

“We were foreigners in Azad Kashmir but still we were provided with passports. Here we are not even provided a state subject certificate, which is our birth right.”   Mosques blurted out songs of freedom, friends gave them a parting hug and grandmothers applied kohl in their eyes. That was a familiar scene in early