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Statehood to Jammu and Kashmir at appropriate time, says govt in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi/UNI: Statehood to Jammu and Kashmir would be granted at an appropriate time after normalcy is restored in the newly-formed union territory (UT), Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

Centre's responsibility to restore J&K's full statehood: Omar Abdullah after meeting PM Modi

New Delhi/IBNS: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah, who attended the crucial meeting hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday evening, said it was the duty of the Centre to restore the broken trust of the people.

Two years after Art 370 abrogation, Modi's meeting with Kashmiri leaders exudes positivity; statehood assured

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with the Kashmir leaders, which was called two years after the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A,  ended on a positive note as majority of the regional players expressed confidence in the PM who assured them of early restoration of statehood and elections.

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullah consults senior NC leaders over Centre’s invitation for talks

Srinagar/UNI: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Sunday started consultations with senior party leaders on the invitation by Centre to mainstream political parties in Jammu and Kashmir for a meeting which will be presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at New Delhi on June 24.

Will not fight elections till Jammu Kashmir regains statehood: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar/IBNS: National Conference leader and former chief minister of Jammu Kashmir Omar Abdullah has said he will not contest assembly elections until Jammu Kashmir attains full statehood.