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Why Omar Abdullah could not visit Ramban and offer Condolences to members of the Deceased families?

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Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has strongly condemned the Ramban firing incident and immediately took up the issue with the Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde claiming excessive use of force against unarmed protestors was totally ‘unacceptable’. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah led cabinet meeting also took strong note of the killings and awarded 5 lakh compensation to the kith and kin  of deceased. In addition political leaders of different parties and different statures issued public statements condemning the firing incident which lead to death of four civilians. Chief Minister also targeted the media by tweeting that they had not taken care to report the facts in the sensitive case.   To prevent the tension from spilling over to different parts of …

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Omar emerging as second Sher-i-Kashmir in the Country: JK Minister Rather

Apparently joining ‘club of sycophants’ in the National Conference J&K Finance Minister and one of the senior most party leader Abdul Rahim Rather sunday raised many eyebrows when he described  Omar Abdullah ‘Sher-i-Kashmir Sani’ (Second Sher-i-Kashmir). In just one stroke the most trusted lieutenant of Dr Farooq Abdullah bypassed the contributions and achievements  of the party patron  and jumped on to the bandwagon of Omar Abdullah loyalists. For many insiders in the party the statement of  Rather eulogizing Omar’s performance surprised many. It is no political secret in the corridors of power that Rather was not enjoying healthy working relationship while working under Omar’s command.He was considered an old guard in the party and could not find place in the …

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Srinagar terror Attack: Omar expressed grief over the killing of Jawans

In a major strike on the eve of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit, terrorists opened fire on Monday at an Army convoy at Hyderpora bypass on the outskirts of the city, killing five Jawans and injuring seven others.   Militants attacked the convoy at Hyderpora bypass on the Airport-Lal Chowk road, outside a private hospital this evening, the second major strike in three days.  Omar Abdullah today expressed grief over the killing of Jawans in a terrorist attack, saying such strikes were aimed at restoring the shattered morale of the terrorists. Omar Abdullah tweeted, “Just spoke to the Corps Commander 15th Corps to express my condolences for the loss of the of the 4 army men in the attack today.”  …

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After a 45 day long wait Rahul Gandhi going to spend 3 hrs precious time with quake hit people in Doda

Finally on Saturday,after a  gap of 45 days, All India Congress Committee Vice President Rahul Gandhi would be sparing little over precious three hours time to visit quake hit areas of erstwhile Doda district. According to official sources Rahul would be reaching Doda shortly after 9.00 a.m via Udhampur and would then visit Budgam after 12.00 p.m along with Union Health and Family welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, Prof Saif Ud Din Soz and AICC leader Mohan Prakash. During his stay with the affected families Rahul would be hoping to apply balm on their wounds and listen patiently to their grievances. On the other hand the poor and needy people would be hoping to hear golden words of the dynamic …

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Jammu division reeling under Severe Power Crisis, CM Omar Teasing them by posting pictures of Valley Temperature

With mercury soaring dizzy heights the denizens of  Jammu division reeling under acute power scarcity are asking only one question these days. What is our PDD minister and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah doing about power crisis and how soon the situation is going to be resolved? Till date the Chief Minister has escaped public scrutiny but with each passing day anger is brewing among the local residents about the callous attitude of the PDD as regards supplying uninterrupted power supply across metered  and unmetered areas of Jammu. The situation is even worse in far off district headquarters of Jammu division  and border areas as the PDD is shamelessly resorting to long power cuts to strike the balance amid growing demand …

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Army vehicle targeted in Anantnag grenade blast, 7 people including policeman injured

Even as Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has not stopped raising the demand for revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act from peaceful districts of the state the militant commanders have started regularly targeting army vehicles and security installations in Kashmir valley. With in a gap of 48 hours a second incident of grenade blast was reported in Anantnag on Tuesday raising many an eyebrows in the security establishment. Intelligence agencies are already expecting spurt in the incidents of militant violence after the swearing in ceremony of PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad. In both the incidents the unidentified militants tossed up a grenade aimed at security establishment and ran away taking cover under the rush of local people. On Tuesday …

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Farooq Abdullah disagrees with his son Omar’s views, says sports and politicians are inseparable


JKCA President Farooq Abdullah disagrees to his son Omar’s views, says sports and politicians are inseparable Farooq Abdullah’s views on politicians administering sports is contrary to Omar Abdullah who believes that the job should be left to sportspersons. “The day you take politics out of sport, there will be no sport,” he said. “Sports should be administered by sports people, lets leave politics to the politicians” Omar had said recently. What exactly Omar Abdullah had said, Read Here-  Omar’s Views on Politicians administering Sports He also added that betting must be made legal, otherwise it would continue. “If betting is legal elsewhere why shouldn`t it be legalised in India as well,” the Jammu Kashmir Cricket association(JKCA) President and Union Minister …

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Kin of Chamel Singh pins hope on President of India

After waiting for too long and outside the door steps of every single official authority in Jammu and Kashmir the kin of Chamel Singh have now pinned their hopes on the President of India. On Friday one of the four sons of Chamel Singh Deepak Singh announced that they have now decided to approach the office of the President of India seeking justice for their martyred father. Chamel Singh was allegedly tortured to death inside Kot Lakhpat central jail on January 15, 2013. Ironically, since then the family has approached who’s who of the state politics and personally called on the leaders of the alliance government but no one responded to their humane appeals. Feeling let down by the response …

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Omar adds another feather in his cap: Crime cases recording a Northward trend in J&K

Omar Abdullah led alliance government may have been basking in the shining glory of bringing down the number of cases  related  to militant violence but on the other hand the graph of criminal cases is recording a northward trend in the state much to the discomfiture of police authorities.   A report prepared by the state Home department has revealed that in the year 2010 a total number of 25272 criminal cases were registered across the state. In 2011 26590 cases were registered and in 2012 the total  criminal cases registered across the state stood at 26558.   On an average 69 criminal cases per day were registered in the state  in 2010 and  in 2012, 73 criminal cases were …

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