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Omar Abdullah finds time to apply Cosmetic Balm on the wounds of affected Border Migrants

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  Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday braved inclement weather conditions and spent some precious moments in the company of affected border residents where he tried to apply cosmetic balm on their deep wounds. More than one week after guns have fallen silent and affected border residents have started rebuilding their lives from scratch a big army of politicians accompanied Omar Abdullah to ask about their well being and heard their grievances. Contrary to the view point of the majority of border residents Omar utilised the opportunity to once again repeat his favorite slogan of holding parleys between India and Pakistan to resolve the issues.  “Talks are the only way forward to resolve issues. Border skirmishes have always made the lives …

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Angry young man Omar Abdullah embarks on tumultuous phase of his political career to regain lost ground

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By criticising BJP led central govt on the last day of the 11th Assembly in the state legislature and making clear his intentions of not contesting the Assembly polls in alliance with the congress party Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on saturday embarked on the most tumultuous phase of his political  career to regain lost ground under his feat and resurrect the party machinery in order to win the peoples mandate. Though Omar sounded emotional on many occasions during his fiery speech but deep inside he was putting up a brave front to keep his flock together to face the resurgent political adversary in the Kashmir valley. When Omar had joined office of the Chief Minister he was full of energy …

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Why is Omar Abdullah govt shying away from helping border migrants ?

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Ever since residents of several forward Indian villages have shifted to safer places and taken shelter in govt school buildings and other places in the wake of increasing hostilities along the International border the miseries of these people have been compounded by the poor planning and lack of coordination on the part of different state govt agencies. Senior functionaries of the state govt have been holding review meetings to chalk out a contingency plan but on ground zero it is the volunteers of several social organsiations, local residents themselves and even the jawans of the Indian army who are doing self less service and providing facilities to affected population. The tall claims of the state govt have fallen flat when …

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Time running out for Omar Abdullah but PDP leaders not so Punctual too

Time running out for Omar Abdullah but PDP leaders not so Punctual too

Time may have been running out for the Omar Abdullah lead alliance govt in the state of Jammu and Kashmir but PDP leaders are not punctual too. On Friday the PDP patron and PDP President arrived more than two hours behind the schedule and instead of saying sorry to the waiting gathering exhibited false sense of pulling strings of power. To ensure gathering of media persons at a party function in Jammu on Friday Peoples Democratic Party leaders through their media managers had sent series of messages and press invitations through email to cover the function at Reen Palace at 10.00 a.m. The occasion was to welcome grandson of Maharaja Hari Singh, Vikramaditya in to the party fold. The event …

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Dr Farooq Abdullah missing in Action?

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Former Union Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah is missing in action ever since he has faced drubbing at the hands of PDP leader Tariq Hamid Qarra from Srinagar Lok Sabha seat. Some attribute Dr Abdullah's long absence from… Dr Farooq Abdullah missing in Action? Dr Farooq Abdullah missing in Action? 2014-07-30 JR News Network Review Overview 0 User Rating: Be the first one ! Former Union Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah is missing in action ever since he has faced drubbing at the hands of PDP leader Tariq Hamid Qarra from Srinagar Lok Sabha seat. Some attribute Dr Abdullah’s long absence from the political scene due to his poor health while others speculate on possible reasons why the senior Abdullah is shying …

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Omar predicts NC would script a historic victory in Assembly polls

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Despite losing all the three Lok Sabha seats in Kashmir valley and facing multi corner fight in the crucial Assembly polls due in October-November Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday predicted his party National Conference would script a historic victory in the Assembly Elections. Omar said the people of J&K would continue to repose their faith in a party that has not only proven to be a bulwark that protects the State’s political interests and regional aspirations but has also ensured unparalleled and unprecedented development across the length and breadth of the State in the last five and a half years. According to a statement issued by the party the NC Working President said that Assembly Elections are based on matters …

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Omar back in action at least on twitter

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Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday  surprised  over 5.74 lakh followers by resuming his favorite activity of tweeting his views on the micro-blogging site twitter. Breaking his silence after a gap of 17 long days Omar Tuesday claimed he called on former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and spent some quality time chatting with him. After June 21 Omar  tweeted for the first time, “It was a pleasure to call on & spend some time talking to Dr Manmohan Singh. I will always be grateful for his support & advice”. It was a pleasure to call on & spend some time talking to Dr Manmohan Singh. I will always be grateful for his support & advice. — Omar Abdullah (@abdullah_omar) July …

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No ‘wish list’ for PM Modi, will only demand the state’s right: Omar

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Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he does not have a “wish list” for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will visit here later this week, but will only demand the State’s right. “I do not have a wish list. I am not going to him with a wish list. Whatever is the right of the state, we should get that and we want to have that. He is coming here for two functions related to the Central Government and nothing more than that,” Omar told reporters here. The Chief Minister said the State is not demanding more than what was its right. “We should get our share of electricity. We should get help in funding by the Planning Commission. We …

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After ruling out Commission of Inquiry in Feb’14, Omar sets up NEW Commission to probe 2010 civilian killings

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Ahead of Assembly polls Omar Abdullah is coming across as a man who is in great hurry keen on washing all its sins and eager to deliver justice to one and all standing under the sun. On Thursday when the state Cabinet headed by Omar Abdullah approved the setting up of a one man commission comprising Justice (Rtd). M.L. Koul, to enquire into the circumstances, leading to deaths by firing, or otherwise, in law and order situations in different districts of Kashmir Valley, during 2010 it only opened up pandora’s box. Barely four months ago the same Omar Abdullah while responding to a question of PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti had ruled out constitution of a Commission of Inquiry to probe …

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BJP MLAs’ exposure by CM just a tip of iceberg: Devender Rana

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Chief Minister did not mention at all word ‘Dogra’, as is being made out by BJP Legislators The truth of BJP legislators might be disturbing even to the peace of BJP stalwarts like Mr Prem Nath Dogra and Mr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee in heaven   Slamming BJP leadership for distorting facts to cover up their personal weaknesses exposed by the Chief Minister, Provincial President National Conference Mr Devender Singh Rana on Tuesday said they cannot hide their betrayal of the people of Jammu by taking recourse to falsehood, deceit and mischievous machinations. “Embarrassed over public exposure of their sycophancy and pestering successive Chief Ministers for personal gains, some BJP leaders have sought to distort the facts by putting an emotional …

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