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"Engineer Rashid's victory will empower secessionists in J-K": Omar Abdullah

The leader of the Jammu Kashmir National Conference, who is currently facing charges of funding terrorism, and the losing candidate for the Lok Sabha seat from Baramulla, Abdul Rashid Sheikh, has stated that the victory of Sheikh will provide a newfound sense of hope to the "defeated" Islamist movement in Kashmir and empower secessionists.

06 June,2024 10:55 AM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Lok Sabha Election Results 2024: Omar, Mufti toppled by underdogs

Lok Sabha Election Results 2024: Omar, Mufti toppled by underdogs

Abdullah conceded defeat and congratulated Rashid on his victory. “I think it’s time to accept the inevitable. Congratulations to Engineer Rashid for his victory in North Kashmir,” Abdullah said in a post on ‘X’

05 June,2024 08:18 AM IST | Srinagar | Agencies
Setback for former CMs Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti as both lose polls

Setback for former CMs Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti as both lose polls

While Abdullah was defeated by former MLA and terror-funding accused Sheikh Abdul Rashid by a margin of nearly two lakh votes in Baramulla Lok Sabha seat, Mufti was trounced by Gujjar leader and National Conference (NC) candidate Mian Altaf Ahmad by nearly three lakh votes in Anatnag-Rajouri seat

04 June,2024 09:10 PM IST | Srinagar | PTI
Your one vote will protect democracy, Constitution, says Priyanka Gandhi

Your one vote will protect democracy, Constitution, says Priyanka Gandhi

The fifth phase of voting will decide the electoral fate of several prominent leaders like former Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Union ministers Rajnath Singh and Smriti Irani and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah.

20 May,2024 12:36 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
J-K: 17 lakh voters in Baramulla to decide fate of Omar Abdullah, Sajad Lone

J-K: 17 lakh voters in Baramulla to decide fate of Omar Abdullah, Sajad Lone

The first major political battle post the abrogation of Article 370 in 2019 will decide the fate of Omar Abdullah, the National Conference vice-president and a former chief minister of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state, and 21 others in the fray

20 May,2024 07:45 AM IST | Srinagar | PTI
Omar Abdullah denounces two terrorist strikes in Kashmir

Omar Abdullah denounces two terrorist strikes in Kashmir

Leader of the National Conference Omar Abdullah denounced on Sunday the twin terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian and Anantnag districts that resulted in the death of a BJP worker and the injuries of a Rajasthani tourist couple.

19 May,2024 11:43 AM IST | Srinagar | mid-day online correspondent

"Muslims are being targeted...": Omar Abdullah in J-K's Bandipora

Earlier today, BJP leader Kavinder Gupta said that things have changed in Jammu and Kashmir after abrogation of Article 370

18 May,2024 11:33 AM IST | Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir) | ANI
Amit Shah's Kashmir visit during campaign strange: Omar Abdullah

Amit Shah's Kashmir visit during campaign strange: Omar Abdullah

On Jamaat-e-Islami's announcing that it may fight elections if the Centre revokes ban on it, Abdullah said it is a good step and the JeI should contest the assembly elections in J-K whenever they are conducted

17 May,2024 06:28 AM IST | Srinagar | PTI
Omar, Mehbooba ask EC not to postpone polls in Anantnag-Rajouri seat

Omar, Mehbooba ask EC not to postpone polls in Anantnag-Rajouri seat

Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti appealed to reschedule elections in the constituency due to adverse weather conditions, including snowfall on Mughal road.

26 April,2024 12:53 PM IST | Srinagar/Jammu | PTI

"PDP has joined BJP as its 'C' team": NC leader Omar Abdullah

Abdullah's statement comes after BJP leader Mushtaq Bukhari notably urged members of the Pahari community to vote for Mehbooba Mufti in the ongoing Lok Sabha election

24 April,2024 08:35 AM IST | Jammu and Kashmir | ANI

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