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Omar for denotifying disturbed areas in Kashmir


Chief minister Omar Abdullah is set to recommend denotification of some parts of Jammu and Kashmir declared as disturbed areas and if accepted by the governor will pave the way for removing the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from those places, highly placed government sources said on Friday.

Time for 'no work, no pay' for MPs: Omar on Parliament logjam

Anguished over disruptions in Parliament on the issue of FDI in retail, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said the time has come for ‘no work, no pay’ for MPs if minimum hours o

Pak troops violates ceasefire, fires on Indian posts in Poonch

Pakistani troops violated ceasefire and fired on three Indian Forward Posts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an army official said on Saturday.

"There was firing from the Pakist

Omar briefs Cabinet on Delhi talks on Afspa

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Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday briefed his Cabinet on the talks he held with the Central leadership in New Delhi on the revocation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (Afspa) from some parts of the state.

Kashmir Pandit group files PIL against Arundhati Roy


Activists of a Kashmiri Pandit organisation on Tuesday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) case, seeking action against writer-cum-activist Arundhati Roy over her reported remarks in New York on

NIA draws blank in search for accused in Delhi HC blast case


National Investigation Agency (NIA), probing the Delhi High Court blast of September 7, has drawn a blank in its search for three accused in Kishtawar despite carrying out searches at various place

Delhi blast mastermind trapped in Kishtwar?

One of the brains behind the September 7 Delhi High Court blasts has been ‘trapped’ by a joint army-police team in a mountainous area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district, sources said on Tuesday.

Need to remove AFSPA from parts of Kashmir: Omar


There's 'no harm' in withdrawing the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday, raising the pitch ahead of an evening meeting

50 protesting students, two legislators arrested in Jammu

More than 50 students were arrested from different parts of Jammu Wednesday while protesting the new recruitment policy of the state which slashes the salaries of new recruits to government jobs by 5

Omar questions the need for “protection” to Army


Holding that the government has to have courage to take a decision on the issue of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday questioned the n

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