|Omar expects landslide victory in 2014 elections|
Says performance of his government speaks louder
|50 MVA grid station inaugurated ||5/23/2013 1:24:39 AM|
SHOPIAN, MAY 22
Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Wednesday predicted overwhelming victory for his government in 2014 General Assembly Elections asking the people to ensure permanent eviction of the MLAs from Legislative Assembly who have remained away from its proceedings and failed to highlight public demands at the right forum.
|Army a hurdle in revocation of AFSPA: CM |
'To raise AFSPA at internal security meet'
SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah today accused the army of being the main hurdle in the revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state. He however was quick to add that he will take up the issue with the center again in a meeting scheduled next month.
Speaking to media persons after commissioning the power grid stat
|PM visiting Kashmir on 2 days' tour in June: Soz |
Jammu, May 22
Pradesh Congress Committee chief and MP Saif-ud-Din Soz today said that Prime Minister was visiting Kashmir on two day tour to release stamp on Shair-i-Kashmir Late Gulam Ahmed Mehjoor.
In a press statement Soz said that he met with Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh today and discussed matters of mutual interests
|NC asks Cong to make a choice |
Srinagar, May 22
Senior National Conference leader Ali Mohammad Sagar Wednesday advised Congress party to make a choice between NC or any other party. "It is their choice, if they (Congress) want to continue with us they are welcome and we have never compelled this party and neither we believe in the theory of compulsion," Saga
|Sonia says she stands by Manmohan; BJP slams UPA for 'split leadership'|
NEW DELHI, may 22
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday came down heavily on main opposition party BJP for disrupting Parliament proceedings and preventing crucial legislations from being passed.
"I cannot hide my deep sense of disappointment over the manner in which Parliamentary proceedings h
|Omar attends PM's dinner party|
NEW DELHI: On the invitation of Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah this evening attended the dinner hosted by the Prime Minister on the completion of the 4th year of the second term of the UPA Government at the Centre.
On the occasion, a 'Report to the People' on the work done by the Government
|'Govt to hold plan discussion post resource meet at Centre' |
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said the state government will hold discussions with Planning Commission of India after the discussions of resource mobilisation at the Centre are over.
"Once the resource mobilisation being discussed at the Centre is completed, we will have our plan discussions (with the Planning C
|School timings reduced by 1 hr |
JAMMU: As per an order issued here today by Directorate of School Education, Jammu, all government as well as private (recognized) schools upto higher secondary level falling in summer zone of Jammu division and observing the school timing 8 a m to 2 p m shall henceforth, observe the school timing of 8 a m to 1 p m, till the summer vacations a
|Bilal Lone says Kashmiris not slaves, only they have to decide their future|
Kupwara, May 22
Senior Hurriyat Conference (M) leader and chairman of Peoples Conference (B) Bilal Gani Lone Wednesday said that Pakistan has been supporting the Kashmir cause at every level, "but will they overtake us or over run us."
Addressing a largely attended public meeting here on the 11th anniversary of PC founder Ab
|Swami talks about war, asks Kashmiris to be true Indian |
Srinagar, May 22
As India and Pakistan are showing positive signs with regard to peace after the conclusion of General Elections in Pakistan, Janta Party President, Dr Subramaniyam Swami Wednesday said Kashmir problem is Nehru's special gift to India. He warned people of Kashmir to forget Pakistan and live as true Indians. "Ind
|Challan produced against Jan for throwing shoe on CM|
Amnesty for Ahad Jan?
Srinagar: In a surprising move Police Wednesday produced a Challan against former policeman Ahan Jan in the Court of Law for throwing a shoe on Chief Minister Omar Abdullh in 2010. The accused booked under FIR 70/2010 under section 124A (Sedition), 447A (Trespass in public premises) 352 (Assault on Government Official) by police station Sher
|Lt Gen. Parnaik briefs security situation to Vohra |
SRINAGAR: Lt. Gen. K. T. Parnaik, Northern Army Commander, called on Mr. N. N. Vohra, Governor, at Raj Bhavan, here this afternoon.
During their meeting, the Governor and the Northern Army Commander discussed issues relating to the obtaining internal and external security situation and Gen. Parnaik briefed the Governor about various aspects of
|Self-styled preacher remanded in police custody|
2 close-aides arrested, hunt for others launched
Budgam: Police has launched a massive hunt to nab close aides of self-styled preacher Gulzar Ahmed Bhat (42) of Latur Chadur (Shamsabad) and so far has detained two of his disciples including a cook. Gulzar Ahmed Bhat, was meanwhile remanded in police custody on Wednesday for 15 days. "Our case is very solid. We are waiting for more clues an
|Chinese premier arrives in Pak on 2-day visit |
Islamabad: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was accorded a red carpet welcome as he arrived here today on a two-day maiden visit to "iron brother" Pakistan for talks on bilateral and regional issues focusing economic cooperation.
President Asif Ali Zardari and caretaker Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso received the Chinese Premier on arrival at a