Omar Abdullah plans to file a defamation suit against PDP legislators who accused him of receiving kickbacks for allotting the 690-MW Ratle Hydro Power Project to GVK Development Projects.
If Congress makes J&K’s R&B Minister G M Saroori to step down, it will weaken Ghulam Nabi Azad who is at loggerheads with Omar Abdullah, the beleaguered chief minister of the state.
Of the fifty bodies that the Omar Abdullah government piled up this summer there were many minors — two of them nine years old.
At one point of time Kashmir was a problem that needed a solution. Now it is totally messed-up.
A fresh outbreak of protests a month ago began to seed strikes and curfews, throwing life and economic activity in disarray.
Communist leader Yusuf Tarigami has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to set up a parliamentary committee on Kashmir to hold consultations with all shades of opinion, including the restive youth of the Valley.
Around 16,000 pilgrims started their trek to the shrine.
Barring a few instances of clashes between police and agitated protesters at a few places, a tense Kashmir remained peaceful under curfew.
Omar Abdullah-led coalition govt has launched a crackdown against the hawkish separatists led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, his supporters and the youth who resort to stone pelting.
OVER 800 Kashmiri Pandit families, who stayed put in Valley and did not migrate, had massive influx of guests this weekend.
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