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Kashmir: Light Snowfall Halts Air Traffic At Srinagar International Airport Amid Tourist Rush

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Bureau

Kashmir: The authorities at Srinagar International Airport have cancelled 34 flights on Tuesday. Former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah also lamented about unavailability of proper landing aids at the Srinagar International Airport runway.

Satya Pal Malik's Remark On PM Modi; Omar Abdullah Says ‘Has Bitten Hand That Fed Him’

Jan 03, 2022 PTI

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah, while reacting to Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik’s comments over PM Narendra Modi said: he has ‘bitten the hand that fed him’.

Hyderpora encounter: Omar slams SIT statement on ‘speculative’ remarks on report

The SIT said the government had ordered a magisterial probe into the incident and all such person making statements should have approached the inquiry officer with genuine evidences they have, for corroboration or contradiction.

Why Opposition Is Up In Arms Against Govt Offer To Buy 'Second Home' In J&K

Dec 29, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The first-ever real estate summit opened every kind of land in J&K to all citizens of India, encouraging people from across the country to buy land, or a second home, in Jammu and Kashmir.

Mehbooba,Omar Shows Dismay Over Opening Up Of Jammu & Kashmir To Real Estate Investors

Jammu And Kashmir Opens Up For Real Estate Investors, MoUs Worth Rs 18,300 Crore Signed

25 December, 2021

Merry Christmas Wishes Pour In From India’s Top Brass; PM Modi, President Kovind Among Others To Greet People

Outlook Web Desk

Christmas: The political leaders in India have greeted people on the occasion, and prayed for the well being of the countrymen.

21 December, 2021

J&K Continues To Be In Darkness As Power Employees Strike Enters Fourth Day

Naseer Ganai

After the civil administration for electricity went on strike, the army has been called to operate the power infrastructure in Jammu division of J&K. Omar Abdullah says, a total breakdown of governance has been accepted by the J&K government.

20 December, 2021

Delimitation Commission Proposes Six Additional Seats For Jammu, One For Kashmir Valley | Political Parties 'Shocked'

Naseer Ganai

The Delimitation Commission on Jammu and Kashmir has proposed six additional assembly seats for Jammu region and one for Kashmir while reserving 16 constituencies for SC/ST.

20 December, 2021

Jammu And Kashmir Delimitation: Political Parties Allege Commission's Recommendations Guided By BJP's Agenda


Jammu And Kashmir Delimitation Commission, set up to redraw the assembly seats of the union territory, is learnt to have proposed six additional seats for Jammu region and one for Kashmir Valley.

19 December, 2021

Mehbooba, Omar Slam Changes In J&K Land Use Policy

Outlook Web Desk

She was reacting to the government's change in land use laws that allows the use of agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes.

17 December, 2021

BJP Creating New Political Parties In Kashmir To Ensure Majority In Legislative Assembly: Omar

Outlook Web Desk

He said the saffron party knew that it would fall short of the majority in the House on its own whenever elections are held.

17 December, 2021

Is BJP Engineering A Mechanism To Dilute Autonomy Resolution In Kashmir?

Naseer Ganai

Omar Abdullah, the vice-president of the National Conference said that the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir is making efforts to set up a state assembly which would nullify the autonomy resolution.

15 December, 2021

J-K Admin Completely Failed In Providing Sense Of Security To People: Omar Abdullah

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The National Conference leader said there were attacks taking place in broad daylight in the Kashmir valley and militancy was back again in those areas which were made militancy-free during his regime.

13 December, 2021

Jammu And Kashmir Administration Turns Covid Into Political Virus, Permits Selective Politicians To Have Rallies

Naseer Ganai

The Jammu and Kashmir government is using Covid-19 protocol to disallow selective political leaders from carrying out crowd activities. On Sunday, as Omar Abdullah addressed a huge gathering, PDP was not allowed to hold a youth convention.

11 December, 2021

Kashmir: Omar Abdullah Says PAGD Intact, On Job


Kashmir: National Conference vice president and former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s assertion came amidst speculations that there are rifts within the constituents of PAGD—an amalgam of six political parties seeking restoration of J&K’s special status.

03 December, 2021

Omar Abdullah: "Some People Do Not Want Elections To Be Held In Jammu And Kashmir"

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"If a father wishes his son to sleep forever in the grave in Kashmir, then use guns. Sheri-Kashmir (Sheikh Abdullah) during his lifetime never approved gun culture and did not approve that entry of guns in Jammu and Kashmir,” he said.

01 December, 2021

Omar Abdullah Asserted The Lack Of Any Reason Behind Division And Downgrading Of Jammu And Kashmir

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The former chief minister and National Conference vice president was speaking at a public meeting in Bhaderwah town of Doda district on the penultimate day of his week-long tour of Chenab valley in Jammu division.

30 November, 2021

Omar Abdullah: BJP Took Advantage Of 'Weak' NC To Abrogate Article 370 In JK

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National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Tuesday said the BJP-led central government was able to abrogate Article 370 after his party was rendered weak after the 2014 elections with PDP founder Mufti Mohammad Syed declining his offer of unconditional support and stitching an alliance with those who do not have "good intentions" towards Jammu and Kashmir.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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