Omar Abdullah

DISGRACE AND DEPARTURE

DISGRACE AND DEPARTURE

Had Mehbooba shown any appreciation for what befell her father in his death, she could have elicited some gainful lessons for herself and the party. That did not happen, because like her father, she was enamoured by nothing but the greed for power           By Murtaza Shibli As a dénouement to […]

NDA allowed terrorism to re-emerge in J&K: Omar Abdullah

NDA allowed terrorism to re-emerge in J&K: Omar Abdullah

National Conference (NC) vice president and former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah said the NDA government’s claim that more militants were killed in Kashmir during its rule than in the UPA dispensation actually tells how it allowed militancy and violence to re-emerge in the Valley. “Actually minister sahib this tells the story […]

Watch: Omar Abdullah booed at American University, called ‘war criminal’

Watch: Omar Abdullah booed at American University, called ‘war criminal’

Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah faced angry Kashmiri-American protesters on his way to give a talk at the University of Berkeley in the US on Thursday. “We will take you to international criminal court, you’re a war-criminal” Kashmiri Americans protest at @UCBerkeley during Omar Abdullah’s event. #Kashmir pic.twitter.com/o1OrzwYb0J — Muhammad Faysal (@_Faysal) April 20, 2018 […]

#ie100: Mehbooba, Omar figure in list of ‘most powerful Indians’

#ie100: Mehbooba, Omar figure in list of ‘most powerful Indians’

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Working President, National Conference Omar Abdullah figure in the list of 100 “most powerful Indians” published by the Indian Express today.  Mehbooba figures at number 26 of the list while as Omar Abdullah at 72. “Stepping into the giant shoes of her late father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, and despite being […]

Manufacturing a visionary

Manufacturing a visionary

Acting snobbish after having watched a lot of western art movies, I once superciliously dismissed Bollywood as trash. A very wise friend, a maven of many disciplines, cinema among them, corrected me saying that Bollywood movies were an altogether different genre that should not be judged by the analyses one would apply while appreciating the […]