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After loosing Chair Omar Abdullah takes a U-Turn to sit in Congress lap


After losing power in the 2014 Assembly polls former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has once again decided to support candidature of Ghulam Nabi Azad in the Rajya Sabha polls. On Tuesday when Omar made public decision of his party to support joint candidature of Ghulam Nabi Azad in order to snatch one seat from BJP-PDP combine Omar also put a lid on endless round of speculations over the issue of government formation in the state in the wake of fractured mandate. The two other mainstream political parties PDP and BJP have also fielded two candidates each in the fray and now with the arrival of Azad in the fray a fierce contest on two seats is likely to take place …

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J&K Govt releases full page ad but fails to acknowledge the role of IAF in Flood Relief Ops

J&K Govt releases full page ad but fails to acknowledge the role of IAF in Flood Relief Ops

OMAR BOARDED IAF CHOPPERS FOR DROPPING RATION SUPPLIES BUT IGNORES IAF The state Information department has released a full page advertisement  titled ‘Rebuilding J&K’ in almost all the daily news papers in public interest highlighting the details of the 44000 crore Rehabilitation plan recommended to the Govt of India for rebuilding J&K. Starting from details of total damages ,loss of human lives, the advertisement carries details of all sectors which suffered huge losses during the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir. The beautifully designed advertisement carries images of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah supervising the relief measures and interacting with the victims of floods. There is not a single image of any alliance leader including Ghulam Nabi Azad who is making …

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Omar meets PM, seeks special rehab package for flood-ravaged state

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Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought a special rehabilitation package from the Centre for the flood-ravaged State. Pitching for liberal assistance from the Centre, Omar told the Prime Minister that such a package was necessary for putting life back on rails in the state. Thanking the Prime Minister for timely assistance by way of rescue efforts and immediate relief to the affected people, Omar told Modi that the state was looking upto the Centre “in this hour of grave crisis”. “Our hearts go out to the families who have lost their dear ones,” Omar said, adding the the loss to property has been colossal in this calamity. “We look up to you in …

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After Kashmir Floods Omar left with 6.3 lakh followers on twitter

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Angry people waiting to see face of the Govt on Ground Zero After remaining cut off from his over 6.3 lakh followers twitter savvy Omar Abdullah Saturday posted few comments welcoming critics over handling of flood situation in Kashmir. Omar who was seen shuttling between his make shift mini secretariat set up in Hari Niwas Palace and airport was himself cut off from the outer world for days together.    As situation is gradually improving and network companies are able to restore connectivity in flood affected areas the state govt is able to spread awareness among affected population in village son how to deal with the menace of water logging and water borne diseases. While doing so the state govt …

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Facilities of ‘International standard’ to be available soon in MAM, Bakshi Stadium

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Omar gives nod to Rs 200 cr proposal for sports stadia revamp Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today gave nod to the construction of state-of-art stadia in the twin capitals by converting the Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar and Jammu’s MAM Stadium into modern, international-standard sports facility. “Rs 200 crores special package for the development of sports infrastructure approved by the Centre should be taken best advantage of developing sports facilities of international standard,” he said while receiving on a proposal to this effect at a high-level meeting here. Omar said the special package to develop the two existing sports stadia at Srinagar and Jammu into modern sports facility would go in a big way to boost sports activities and nurture the …

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Failed Omar unleashes vilification campaign against BJP, says BJP MLAs

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Abdullah dynasty is anti-Jammu:  BJYM   Omar Abdullah, whose party, alongwith Congress, suffered a humiliating and comprehensive defeat and got only a paltry 10 per cent votes in the just held Lok Sabha elections, has unleashed a vilification campaign against BJP in his desperate bid to divert people’s attention away from his failures. This was stated here today in a press conference addressed jointly by BJP Legislative Party leader Ashok Khajuria and party MLAs—Sukhnandan Kumar and Sham Choudhary. “The BJP has all along focused on issues relating to governance, development and national integration and consistently fought for equal treatment to all the regions of the state”. This was the prime reason that the people of Jammu province and Ladakh region …

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Omar bats for the return of Salal and Dulhasti power projects to J&K from NHPC

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today strongly advocated for the return of Salal and Dulhasti power projects to the state from NHPC. “The Rangarajan Committee has recommended certain hydroelectric power projects be returned to the state free of cost. We reiterate this demand and request that requisite compensation to NHPC for such projects be paid by the Central government,” he said addressing the joint meeting of 14th Finance Commission and state government officers here. The Chief Minister made a strong case for raising free power quota from existing 12 per cent to 30 per cent in all Centre sector Hydroelectric Projects (HEPs) in the state. Omar also sought compensation to the state for Indus Water Treaty that restricts …

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Looking forward to work with Modi Govt on KPs return: Omar

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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he was looking forward to work with the new government at the Centre on return of displaced Kashmiri Pandit community to the Valley. “I look forward to working with the new government as they unveil their plans for the honourable return of the displaced Pandit community,” Omar wrote on his Twitter account. Omar, who could not visit the Kheer Bhawani Temple due to official engagements, extended greetings to the Kashmiri Pandit community on the Kheer Bhawani Festival being celebrated today. “Warm greetings to the members of the Kashmiri Pandit community on the occasion of the Kheer Bhavani Mela. “I regret that the presence of and meetings with the 14th Finance Commission …

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BJP wants to trifurcate J&K state: Omar

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Omar Abdullah blames Narendra Modi for inciting violence in Assam Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today blamed Narendra Modi for inciting violence in Assam that left 32 Muslims dead. “In Assam, 30 Muslims were murdered. Why? Because BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi made a speech there and tried to incite people against Muslims. This is a fact. This truth cannot be denied,” Omar told an election rally at Tangmarg in Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency. Omar said that Modi, in his election rally in Assam three days earlier, had branded all Muslims living in that state as “Bangladeshis”, which resulted in the attacks on them. “Three days earlier, he (Modi) went there and branded all Muslims as Bangladeshis …

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Why Omar avoided posting Good Luck messages to motivate Voters in Kashmir Valley?

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On April 9, a day ahead of the first round of polling on Jammu-Poonch Lok Sabha seat Chief Minister Omar Abdullah had enthusiastically posted a comment on the micro blogging site wishing good luck to contesting candidates and voters. “All of you contesting or voting today – good luck. Make it a good one 2014”, Omar had tweeted.   All of you contesting or voting today – good luck. Make it a good one #2014 — Omar Abdullah (@abdullah_omar) April 10, 2014 This was the first and the last message Omar wrote. In the next three rounds of polling on April 17, April 24 and now the just finished crucial phase of polling on April 30 where Union Minister Dr …

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