Naeem Akhtar

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Naeem Akhtar said ( about Sheikh Muhammad ) : “Sheikh Abdullah is another Aurangzeb [for the BJP]. The man without whom Kashmir may not have acceded to India ‘demonetised’, as the Sher-i-Kashmir is replaced with the national emblem,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, May 24, 2022 4:10:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Sheikh Muhammad ) : “Sheikh Abdullah is another Aurangzeb [for the BJP]. The man without whom Kashmir may not have acceded to India ‘demonetised’, as the Sher-i-Kashmir is replaced with the national emblem,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, May 24, 2022 3:20:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The idea of converting homes into guest houses was floated by Mufti Sahib. He established tourism development authorities. He personally oversaw projects and demand status reports. We suddenly saw locals coming forward with proposals to convert their traditional homes into tourist guest houses; it was unheard of in Kashmir earlier,” External link

thehindu Saturday, April 16, 2022 1:37:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is a hard-earned space where the people of Kashmir have invested jointly. The credit goes to political parties across the spectrum for making Kashmir tourism a conflict-neutral sector. Sayeed invested a lot of energy and had a lot of conversations with his opponents to ensure that tourism and education remained conflict-neutral sectors,” External link

thehindu Saturday, April 16, 2022 1:37:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The idea of converting homes into guest houses was floated by Mufti Sahib. He established tourism development authorities. He personally oversaw projects and demand status reports. We suddenly saw locals coming forward with proposals to convert their traditional homes into tourist guest houses; it was unheard of in Kashmir earlier,” External link

Hindu Saturday, April 16, 2022 1:24:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is a hard-earned space where the people of Kashmir have invested jointly. The credit goes to political parties across the spectrum for making Kashmir tourism a conflict-neutral sector. Sayeed invested a lot of energy and had a lot of conversations with his opponents to ensure that tourism and education remained conflict-neutral sectors,” External link

Hindu Saturday, April 16, 2022 1:24:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar adds : “Many analysts, observers have said it has turned into a vested interest. Given their ever-increasing footfall it would be safe to conclude that this war is nowhere near the end with goalposts changing regularly,” External link

pakobserver Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar adds : “The ever-increasing number and visibility of security forces should also be seen in the context of the permanent nature of their deployment for civil strife,” External link

pakobserver Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar explains : “What it is for the majority Indian public an ideological assertion on land whose Muslim charac-ter would run against the reality of a Hindu Rashtra. That’s why just removing Articles 370, 35A was not considered enough. It is erasing the history, civiliza-tion and geography of this place. And it’s a project that is being executed exclusively through force. And AFSPA is an indispensable tool in it,” External link

pakobserver Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "PDP took an initiative to form the PAGD to stand united with all the political parties and be a voice for the people of J&K. There is no scope for internal rivalries. We should not be playing into the hands of those who have disempowered us and humiliated us," External link

thehindu Friday, December 3, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "PDP took an initiative to form the PAGD to stand united with all the political parties and be a voice for the people of J&K. There is no scope for internal rivalries. We should not be playing into the hands of those who have disempowered us and humiliated us," External link

Hindu Friday, December 3, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Condemn strongly! The persons responsible should be punished and the society helped to ensure such incidents dont recur,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, October 3, 2021 12:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Condemn strongly! The persons responsible should be punished and the society helped to ensure such incidents dont recur," External link

outlookindia Saturday, October 2, 2021 6:26:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Totally agree with you. I’m shocked too” External link

coventrytelegraph Thursday, February 11, 2021 4:43:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Scrutiny committees form an integral part of the work of the Council. As Chair of the Scrutiny Co-ordination Committee, I will ensure that the Council, partner agencies and our local communities can reap the benefits of effective scrutiny, by instilling a culture that welcomes challenge” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 20, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The aim is total depoliticisation so that there is no central collective voice. It is to cut to size the people of Jammu and Kashmir so that they don’t have a political voice. The aim is to sub-divide, overlap, create layer after layer, so that nobody would know who is in charge. In such a scenario, the ultimate arbiter would be the bureaucrats and the security set-up,” External link

expressindia Monday, October 19, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about The Deputy ) : “The aim is total depoliticisation so that there is no central collective voice. It is to cut to size the people of Jammu and Kashmir so that they don’t have a political voice. The aim is to sub-divide, overlap, create layer after later so that nobody would know who is in-charge. In such a scenario, the ultimate arbiter would be bureaucrat and the security set-up,” External link

expressindia Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about White Lies ) : "There are many categories of lies. Lies, white lies, Data, Judicial lies(spoken on oath), Parliamentary lies: This government excels in all" External link

outlookindia Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “At present, Delhi is sharing table with Taliban, which till yesterday it considered as a mother of all trouble. But in Kashmir, Delhi talks through only the barrel of a gun,” External link

outlookindia Sunday, September 13, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “I welcome this report. Any addition to the current and existing green infrastructure and public space will always be welcome. "I do believe part of this area is quite an eyesore and directly and this development will enhance the area” External link

coventrytelegraph Friday, July 3, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : “I was asked to quit politics to walk free, evade harrying and live a comfortable life with my family,” External link

asianage Saturday, June 27, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “I don’t think that people even in an autocracy would be asked to sign such a bond,” External link

asianage Saturday, June 27, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : “Officials of the Estates Department arrived at the residence around 11 a.m. and put me on a notice to leave by 4 p.m. It was just a five-hour notice. I told them we are in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic and I have just my wife and daughter to help me pack up. But they made it clear that if I fail to move out, then they may use other means,” External link

thehindu Friday, June 26, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “I was singled out and targeted because I refused to sign the bond of silence,” External link

thehindu Friday, June 26, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The irony is that I am told I am under house arrest, though I now have no house to stay. This administration is aware of the threat to me and my family,” External link

thehindu Friday, June 26, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : “Officials of the Estates Department arrived at the residence around 11 a.m. and put me on a notice to leave by 4 p.m. It was just a five-hour notice. I told them we are in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic and I have just my wife and daughter to help me pack up. But they made it clear that if I fail to move out, then they may use other means,” External link

Hindu Friday, June 26, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “I was singled out and targeted because I refused to sign the bond of silence,” External link

Hindu Friday, June 26, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The irony is that I am told I am under house arrest, though I now have no house to stay. This administration is aware of the threat to me and my family,” External link

Hindu Friday, June 26, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “As a planning committee we are in a difficult position. There is coverage in the media about people accusing planning committees of building on greenbelt and a lot of people say why don’t we consider building on the brownland. I’m sure this is a brownland. It seems we are damned if we do and damned if we don’t” External link

coventrytelegraph Friday, June 5, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mr Abdullah ) : “I am glad Mr. Abdullah is back with his family. Hope the ordeal ends for all of us. Separation is a hard thing, for one and all,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, March 24, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mr Abdullah ) : “I am glad Mr. Abdullah is back with his family. Hope the ordeal ends for all of us. Separation is a hard thing, for one and all,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 24, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Amit Shah ) : “This is nothing but an open call for a Hindu Rashtra. CAB in itself is laying the foundation of a Hindu Rashtra and exclusion of Muslims and Christians. What Amit Shah has said is communal poison and this is a moment of challenge for right thinking Indians who still believe in the idea of India... What Amit Shah has said negates the essence, letter and spirit of the Constitution of India... Unfortunately, BJP has only one goal, and that is to win elections at whatever cost. The real issues facing the country, including the problems of J&K, besides joblessness, agrarian crisis, have been thrown into cold storage” External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Amit Shah ) : “This is nothing but an open call for a Hindu Rashtra. CAB in itself is laying the foundation of a Hindu Rashtra and exclusion of Muslims and Christians. What Amit Shah has said is communal poison and this is a moment of challenge for right thinking Indians who still believe in the idea of India… What Amit Shah has said negates the essence, letter and spirit of the Constitution of India… Unfortunately, BJP has only one goal, and that is to win elections at whatever cost. The real issues facing the country, including the problems of J&K, besides joblessness, agrarian crisis, have been thrown into cold storage” External link

expressindia Wednesday, February 12, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The council provides training and information to licensed taxi drivers that if they see something suspicious and believe something is wrong then they must contact the relevant agency. " External link

themirror Sunday, September 29, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The council provides training and information to licensed taxi drivers that if they see something suspicious and believe something is wrong then they must contact the relevant agency. " External link

coventrytelegraph Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The council provides training and information to licensed taxi drivers that if they see something suspicious and believe something is wrong then they must contact the relevant agency. " External link

tamworthherald Sunday, September 29, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The council provides training and information to licensed taxi drivers that if they see something suspicious and believe something is wrong then they must contact the relevant agency. " External link

birminghammail Sunday, September 29, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "I am sure that truth will prevail. I have done nothing wrong and all due processes were followed," External link

risingkashmir Monday, July 22, 2019 1:58:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "I am sure that truth will prevail. I have done nothing wrong and all due processes were followed," External link

risingkashmir Monday, July 22, 2019 1:58:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : "I am sure that truth will prevail. I have done nothing wrong and all due processes were followed," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, July 21, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : "I am sure that truth will prevail. I have done nothing wrong and all due processes were followed," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, July 21, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : "I am sure that truth will prevail. I have done nothing wrong and all due processes were followed," External link

business-standard Sunday, July 21, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “the area is suffering from car parking issues” External link

coventrytelegraph Friday, July 12, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “We have always been for dialogue, but it has to be purposeful. An opportunity was lost in 2016 but this is the only way forward, talking to all stakeholders, while J&K’s identity is preserved with regard to special status” External link

expressindia Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “We have always been for dialogue, but it has to be purposeful. An opportunity was lost in 2016 but this is the only way forward, talking to all stakeholders, while J&K’s identity is preserved with regard to special status” External link

expressindia Monday, June 24, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Our local plan requires all HMOs to provide adequate parking, this is not adequate parking” External link

coventrytelegraph Friday, June 14, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The mainstreaming of the political problems of Kashmir is the lasting contribution of PDP and it will continue to pursue it till durable peace is restored in the state and people start living a normal and peaceful life,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “This fact should remind everybody that strong arm methods and non-political approach can only worsen things and not improve them. The state needs a humane handling and promotion of genuine democratic process which cannot be achieved by inspired fragmentation of votes in a particular region of the state,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The mainstreaming of the political problems of Kashmir is the lasting contribution of PDP and it will continue to pursue it till durable peace is restored in the state and people start living a normal and peaceful life,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “This fact should remind everybody that strong arm methods and non-political approach can only worsen things and not improve them. The state needs a humane handling and promotion of genuine democratic process which cannot be achieved by inspired fragmentation of votes in a particular region of the state,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The importance of this issue is lost as the government is turning its eyes away from it without any compunction. The sense of siege both at internal as well as at the external level in Kashmir gets strengthened through indifference of the government,” External link

risingkashmir Friday, May 10, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Though the proposal was agreed by the central government but the present administration has failed to follow it up,” External link

risingkashmir Friday, May 10, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The importance of this issue is lost as the government is turning its eyes away from it without any compunction. The sense of siege both at internal as well as at the external level in Kashmir gets strengthened through indifference of the government,” External link

risingkashmir Friday, May 10, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Though the proposal was agreed by the central government but the present administration has failed to follow it up,” External link

risingkashmir Friday, May 10, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The stiff resistance by the local media in Ladakh to such undemocratic measures of the BJP is worth hailing and it has made every law abiding and peace loving citizen of the state proud,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 8, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The stiff resistance by the local media in Ladakh to such undemocratic measures of the BJP is worth hailing and it has made every law abiding and peace loving citizen of the state proud,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 8, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The Congress has obviously tried to help BJP by setting up two candidates to divide secular vote in the sensitive border region. if Mr Karbalai is fighting an election as an independent candidate and continues to be member of Congress, it doesn't need any evidence that the Congress party in the state is trying to help BJP,” External link

risingkashmir Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The Congress has obviously tried to help BJP by setting up two candidates to divide secular vote in the sensitive border region. if Mr Karbalai is fighting an election as an independent candidate and continues to be member of Congress, it doesn't need any evidence that the Congress party in the state is trying to help BJP,” External link

risingkashmir Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Rashtriya Swayamsevak ) : "This election will be a turning point for the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The dominating forces presented by the Bharatiya Janata Party and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) now have made Kashmir their target. Article 370 will be the next Babri Masjid now," External link

firstpost Friday, May 3, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “Why people are pointing fingers only at Bijbehara (south Kashmir) segment why not Soura, Sonwar or Burn Hall segments as they have also been bastion of Farooq Abdullah. Polling was low in these segments as well. If you see the census of the encounters, Bijbehara has been the worst hit,” External link

firstpost Friday, May 3, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Now Mir (State Congress Chief) is audaciously blaming others. To run with the hare and hunt with the hound forms the core strategy of Congress. That is how they facilitated BJP in 2014 also,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 1, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Now Mir (State Congress Chief) is audaciously blaming others. To run with the hare and hunt with the hound forms the core strategy of Congress. That is how they facilitated BJP in 2014 also,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 1, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Now Mir (State Congress Chief) is audaciously blaming others. To run with the hare and hunt with the hound forms the core strategy of Congress. That is how they facilitated BJP in 2014 also,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 1, 2019 1:36:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Now Mir (State Congress Chief) is audaciously blaming others. To run with the hare and hunt with the hound forms the core strategy of Congress. That is how they facilitated BJP in 2014 also,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 1, 2019 1:36:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “the people of Jammu and Kashmir have resolved to rise to the occasion and give befitting reply to the divisive and villainous agenda of BJP” External link

risingkashmir Monday, April 15, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “When it comes to protect the special position of Jammu and Kashmir, everybody whether he is a Hindu , Muslim or whatever religious practice he follows is one and the state will show a way to the rest of the country,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, April 15, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “the people of Jammu and Kashmir have resolved to rise to the occasion and give befitting reply to the divisive and villainous agenda of BJP” External link

risingkashmir Monday, April 15, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “When it comes to protect the special position of Jammu and Kashmir, everybody whether he is a Hindu , Muslim or whatever religious practice he follows is one and the state will show a way to the rest of the country,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, April 15, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Hazrat Ali ) : “These names of religious personalities are not like ‘Vikaas’ which can be part of BJP narrative to mislead people in one election and forget in the next and bring up names like Hazrat Ali and Bajrang Bali,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, April 9, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Hazrat Ali ) : “These names of religious personalities are not like ‘Vikaas’ which can be part of BJP narrative to mislead people in one election and forget in the next and bring up names like Hazrat Ali and Bajrang Bali,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:58:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Abdul Qayoom ) : “It will be a great day for the knowledge sector of the state when Abdul Qayoom Wani goes to the parliament. He will not only become the voice of the state but of all sections of the society. His election as the leader of the teaching community also is the reply to those who want to divide Kashmir community into various classes and sects,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, April 7, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Abdul Qayoom ) : “Victory of Abdul Qayoom Wani will be a message of unity and inclusiveness from Kashmir. Every person who has a dream to see Jammu and Kashmir a hub of knowledge, wisdom, harmony and tranquillity must vote for Wani,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, April 7, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Abdul Qayoom ) : “It will be a great day for the knowledge sector of the state when Abdul Qayoom Wani goes to the parliament. He will not only become the voice of the state but of all sections of the society. His election as the leader of the teaching community also is the reply to those who want to divide Kashmir community into various classes and sects,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, April 7, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Abdul Qayoom ) : “Victory of Abdul Qayoom Wani will be a message of unity and inclusiveness from Kashmir. Every person who has a dream to see Jammu and Kashmir a hub of knowledge, wisdom, harmony and tranquillity must vote for Wani,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, April 7, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is unfortunate that the Sangh Parivar has fielded one of the better known lawyers of the country to oppose the Supreme Court's orders that upheld Article 35A not once but twice in the past,” External link

firstpost Saturday, March 30, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “it seems the Sangh Parivar considers itself above the Supreme Court and that is why Mr Jaitley has chosen to patronisingly pronounce that Article 35A is constitutionally vulnerable” External link

expressindia Friday, March 29, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is our right because Jammu and Kashmir, in spite of having been an overwhelmingly Muslim majority state, had decided to through its lot with a secular country which is increasingly refusing to stay secular under BJP,” External link

expressindia Friday, March 29, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The accession of Jammu and Kashmir to the Union of India was perhaps the most exciting experiment in the formation of modern, secular and inclusive nation but unfortunately the Sangh Parivar and its ilk in other parties have from time to time reduced this relationship to an uneasy sufferance," External link

timesofindia Friday, March 29, 2019 7:45:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is unfortunate that Sangh Parivar has fielded one of the better known lawyers of the country to oppose the Supreme Court orders which have upheld Article-35-A not once but twice in the past,” External link

greaterkashmir Friday, March 29, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “However, the present situation is precarious as contractors are asked by the finance department to wait endlessly for the payments,” External link

greaterkashmir Friday, March 29, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “One contestant, who has the distinction of being the senior most politicians in the state, is going in the election with a chargesheet of swindling money which was meant for the youth to play cricket. Others are proclaimed bank defaulters, tax evaders and encroachers. The choice for the candidates should be clear for the voters now,” External link

risingkashmir Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “When he was Chief Minister of the state with a record number of sixty MLAs, he gave away state’s interests, importing POTA, selling water resources, unleashing the reign of terror by introducing Ikhwan in Kashmir and made catch and kill a normal routine. At present, Farooq Abdullah is extremely weak on personal front and he will be vulnerable to all kinds of pressures. People have to be wary of that,” External link

risingkashmir Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Why cannot it be done as according to the previous practice. It seems that this is being done to safeguard the interests of the BJP and its allies because they have recently tasted blood, having their own municipal councils and corporations in Kashmir where they hardly have any voters,” External link

risingkashmir Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “There he will not make any difference to whether Mahagatbandan becomes a reality or not but where he could offer a joint resistance in the state, perhaps under the pressure of his corruption case currently going on at Srinagar court, he is trying to do what suits the BJP and the Prime Minister Modi the most,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “And within the government as head of the coalition government and as chief minister, she resisted every attempt by the central government to take any inroads on the constitutional position of the state, compelling BJP to announce unilateral ceasefire, prevented NIA to arrest those who dissent, freed more than 12 thousand youth who were arrested in stone pelting cases,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “And PDP successfully resisted that for four years. What havoc it would have caused to the state if left alone is now becoming obvious in every part of the state. It has now become visible that how the BJP is trying to divide the state, divide communities and disempowered the people of the state, launching onslaught on newspapers and other media and with ultimate aim of doing away with the special position,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : “To get this done, he gave away whatever was left of state’s economic prospects in the shape of power projects to the centre. It is Dr Farooq Abdullah who consolidated forces of official terror and patronised and promoted them while making BJP Halaal in Kashmir politics. And this all flows from the historic 1947 accession,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “There he will not make any difference to whether Mahagatbandan becomes a reality or not but where he could offer a joint resistance in the state, perhaps under the pressure of his corruption case currently going on at Srinagar court, he is trying to do what suits the BJP and the Prime Minister Modi the most,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “And within the government as head of the coalition government and as chief minister, she resisted every attempt by the central government to take any inroads on the constitutional position of the state, compelling BJP to announce unilateral ceasefire, prevented NIA to arrest those who dissent, freed more than 12 thousand youth who were arrested in stone pelting cases,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “And PDP successfully resisted that for four years. What havoc it would have caused to the state if left alone is now becoming obvious in every part of the state. It has now become visible that how the BJP is trying to divide the state, divide communities and disempowered the people of the state, launching onslaught on newspapers and other media and with ultimate aim of doing away with the special position,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : “To get this done, he gave away whatever was left of state’s economic prospects in the shape of power projects to the centre. It is Dr Farooq Abdullah who consolidated forces of official terror and patronised and promoted them while making BJP Halaal in Kashmir politics. And this all flows from the historic 1947 accession,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mehbooba Mufti ) : “As head of the coalition government and as chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti resisted every attempt by the central government to make any inroads on the constitutional position of the state. She compelled BJP to announce unilateral ceasefire and prevented NIA to arrest those who dissent. She also freed more than 12 thousand youth who were arrested in stone pelting cases” External link

greaterkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : “He gave away whatever was left of state’s economic prospects in the shape of power projects to the centre. It is Dr Farooq Abdullah who consolidated forces of official terror and patronised and promoted them while making BJP Halaal in Kashmir politics” External link

greaterkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mirwaiz Umar Farooq ) : “Any attempt of targeting him or humiliating him is an offensive against the people of Kashmir. Irrespective of his politics which reflects his moderate views on the need and resolution of Kashmir, Mirwaiz is a very important religious institution and any attempt at subverting it will create a lasting negativity in the relationship between Kashmir and rest of the country,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, March 11, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “But unfortunately, the present government has decided to wage war on outstanding individuals like him, the institution he is heading and the people of Kashmir in general. His father also has lost his life to the unresolved Kashmir issue and that targeting his son today showcases the tragedy of Kashmir,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, March 11, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mirwaiz Umar Farooq ) : “Any attempt of targeting him or humiliating him is an offensive against the people of Kashmir. Irrespective of his politics which reflects his moderate views on the need and resolution of Kashmir, Mirwaiz is a very important religious institution and any attempt at subverting it will create a lasting negativity in the relationship between Kashmir and rest of the country,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, March 11, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “But unfortunately, the present government has decided to wage war on outstanding individuals like him, the institution he is heading and the people of Kashmir in general. His father also has lost his life to the unresolved Kashmir issue and that targeting his son today showcases the tragedy of Kashmir,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, March 11, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mirwaiz Umar Farooq ) : “The Mirwaiz’s family has been a victim of unresolved Kashmir issue, as he lost his father. The government has decided to wage a war on outstanding individuals only showcases the tragedy of Kashmir,” External link

thehindu Sunday, March 10, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mirwaiz Umar Farooq ) : “The Mirwaiz’s family has been a victim of unresolved Kashmir issue, as he lost his father. The government has decided to wage a war on outstanding individuals only showcases the tragedy of Kashmir,” External link

Hindu Sunday, March 10, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “When the spring has arrived, schools and colleges continue to be closed and this has created worries on two accounts. One that the students are losing precious academic time and another that the usual mistrust in the present dispensation that has created apprehensions about some impending events. The government must clear this and immediately re-open the educational institutions,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, March 3, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “When the spring has arrived, schools and colleges continue to be closed and this has created worries on two accounts. One that the students are loosing precious academic time and another that the usual mistrust in the present dispensation that has created apprehensions about some impending events. The government must clear this and immediately re-open the educational institutions,” External link

greaterkashmir Sunday, March 3, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “This cannot be a Tuglaki farmaan. This is a deliberate attempt to destabilise the people of the state mentally and create more fissures between the state and rest of the country,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, February 24, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Under whose instructions ADG armed police issued instructions even for band and orderlies to be available for action. The government has to answer who is running the state,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, February 24, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “If it was a normal movement of troops for the election purpose, we have never seen this happening that the entire operation was carried out in the middle of the night making it to look like a war was being launched against Kashmir,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, February 24, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Why where scores of magistrates across the state appointed in hurry and what is the government after. These questions must be answered and answered now. Governor Administration cannot get away with this is easily,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, February 24, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar says : “Then our government fell and we don’t know what the governor’s administration is doing. Every morning we wake up and hear the road is closed,” “In 70 years, all natural routes like the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road were closed, and the Srinagar-Jammu highway has become a fair-weather road and off the priority list” External link

outlookindia Friday, February 15, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The measure is a mere delaying tactic. The Governor’s administration didn’t feel the need to consult anybody in granting divisional status and why a committee now?” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It has a potential to flare-up. The Governor must immediately rescind the order and set up six monthly full rotational of all offices,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The measure is a mere delaying tactic. The Governor’s administration didn’t feel the need to consult anybody in granting divisional status and why a committee now?” External link

Hindu Tuesday, February 12, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It has a potential to flare-up. The Governor must immediately rescind the order and set up six monthly full rotational of all offices,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, February 12, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “What will the committee of secretaries do? Can they invent a solution to human imagination? The best thing recommended is this that while the agitation is in its early stage, Governor administration must understand the complexities of Jammu and Kashmir and its peculiar socio-political architecture. The process that they have unleashed thoughtlessly can have grave consequences and a potential for a flare-up and before that happens in this already sensitive state, the governor must immediately rescind the order and do a six monthly full rotational of all offices,” External link

risingkashmir Tuesday, February 12, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar asked : “It is time for him to immediately take action rather than trying to delay a decision by constituting a committee. What is a committee expected to achieve? Are they going to a laboratory to find a solution,” External link

risingkashmir Tuesday, February 12, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It has a potential to flare-up. The Governor must immediately rescind the order and set up six monthly full rotational of all offices,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, February 12, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It has a potential to flare-up. The Governor must immediately rescind the order and set up six monthly full rotational of all offices,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar asked : “Is it sufficient just to roll back something which is admittedly full of frauds. Should nobody be held responsible for it,” External link

greaterkashmir Monday, February 11, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Why aren’t the names of guilty in this case made public when the governor himself is convinced that something really grave has happened which merited the scraping of the scheme,” External link

greaterkashmir Monday, February 11, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “These are very important questions for the people to know in order to be satisfied about the honesty, transparency and accountability in the present administration. The questions would continue to haunt the present dispensation in the state until it comes up with the details and reveal it to state’s tax payers,” External link

greaterkashmir Monday, February 11, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar asked : “Would the same treatment be made available to any other authority who took a wrong decision and roll back especially when a decision is taken with huge financial implications,” External link

greaterkashmir Monday, February 11, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “There is a development deficit in Pattan constituency and in spite of it being so near to the state capital and to the highway this area has been neglected and has suffered political exploitation at large,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, February 6, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Trade and travel across the LOC is the essence of what late Vajpayee and Mufti Mohammad Sayeed had achieved. It is ironic that the boy was prevented from meeting his ailing grandmother on a day when Prime Minister Modi was sermonizing us on Vajpeeyee’s legacy in Srinagar,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, February 4, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Contrary to what Modi claimed, even the ongoing Centrally funded projects in the state have been shut and while leaving the state in lurch on developmental front, the Prime Minister goes further in announcing the Kamar tod policy for Kashmir. This has been repeated numerous times but nothing was achieved and nothing will be achieved because this is not the world where you can rely only on force,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, February 4, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “We have to learn from what is happening around the world including Afghanistan where there is a thrust on dialogue and Pakistan has been counted as a major partner. Dialogue is the only way forward and it is only through non-confrontational approach that we will be able to give our coming generations a safer and tranquil place to live. Making peace of graveyard prevalent and never worked and will never work,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, February 4, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Projects such as the and Z-Morh Tunnel have almost been abandoned and these are being re-tendered now. The ambitious ring-road project is abandoned because land could not be acquired, the Jammu-Srinagar Highway is mostly closed this winter," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 2, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "On the political front, it is unfortunate that the Prime Minister will be addressing sarpanchs and panchs who got elected barely with 10 per cent votes," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 2, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Projects such as the Zojilla Tunnel and Z-Morh Tunnel have almost been abandoned and these are being re-tendered now. The ambitious ring-road project is abandoned because land could not be acquired, the Jammu-Srinagar Highway is mostly closed this winter," External link

economictimes Saturday, February 2, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "On the political front, it is unfortunate that the Prime Minister will be addressing sarpanchs and panchs who got elected barely with 10 per cent votes," External link

economictimes Saturday, February 2, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “When Kashmir took a decision to go with India, it closed all its traditional routes and in the bargain we lost access to the rest of the world through our traditional routes . It is worrisome that the condition of the Jammu -Srinagar Highway continues to remain pathetic even after 72 years of Independence. In 2003 Vajpayee laid the foundation stone of its extension but 16 years have passed and nothing concrete has been achieved. The PDP got around two to three of working with you and in this period, we removed all hassles for the construction of a good and decent highway but central agencies again failed miserably at that time,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, January 27, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “What Kuka Parray used to represent as an individual was adopted as an official policy by the national conference government after 1996 polls. NC had 60 seats in the assembly and that was the only time the state had the maximum advantage to negotiate a decent deal with centre. But it was filtered away for a junior ministerial position in central government along with penalty in the shape of atrocities that have no parallel,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, January 16, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “You (NC) didn’t even protest at that time against the Pogrom and maintained a stoic silence at the time when autonomy was rejected which was the ultimate snub that the people of the state got in its 70 years of association with the country. The truth is that NC demeaned the position of Jammu and Kashmir in every possible way,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, January 16, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “If the people are now aware and they resist atrocities it is because of the change that PDP brought from 2002 and gave people the confidence to protect their rights,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, January 16, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Professional marketing strategies adopted by the state government in the past seem to have been deliberately frozen. The present weather in Valley is enjoyable for adventurers, skiers and Kashmir lovers but there is no marketing and advertisement being done by the governor administration. A major campaign should have been on for winter as well as for coming spring and summer seasons but it seems that all activities regarding that have been shelved,” External link

greaterkashmir Monday, January 14, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It was a revolutionary measure in the field of education and was started through a widespread coaching network in schools, in particular to cater to need for tuition classes and personality development of the students in the remote and inaccessible places of the state and to do away with idling time of students, teachers and education apparatus as a whole. The program has contributed in improvement in the performance of the students to a large extent,” External link

greaterkashmir Monday, January 14, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Professional marketing strategies adopted by the state government in the past seem to have been deliberately frozen. The present weather in Valley is enjoyable for adventurers, skiers and Kashmir lovers but there is no marketing and advertisement being done by the governor administration. A major campaign should have been on for winter as well as for coming spring and summer seasons but it seems that all activities regarding that have been shelved,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, January 13, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It was a revolutionary measure in the field of education and was started through a widespread coaching network in schools, in particular to cater to need for tuition classes and personality development of the students in the remote and inaccessible places of the state and to do away with idling time of students, teachers and education apparatus as a whole. The programme has contributed in improvement in the performance of the students to a large extent,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, January 13, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar wrote : “I did not stay as secretary to government to work with you (Omar Abdullah) as Chief Minister and gave up my job,” External link

greaterkashmir Thursday, January 10, 2019 12:04:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar wrote : “Joined a party that had just lost elections and your apologists were writing its epitaph just as they are doing now,” External link

greaterkashmir Thursday, January 10, 2019 12:04:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : "Farooq Sahib had earlier made a lot of noise about it and led his party into boycotting the recently held polls on its basis, and now, he is not even prepared to talk about it or give a political statement," External link

dnaindia Monday, January 7, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Dr Farooq is entitled to his faith and to his position as a Ram Bhakt but this involves not just the sentiments of one community but the entire country’s law-abiding people who want this issue to be settled through the judicial process. Babri Masjid-Ram Temple is the longest pending judicial case in the history of the country and talking about it so casually can easily be attributed to Farooq Sahib, given his non serious attitude, but such actions of his only strengthen the forces that defy law of the land and subscribe to majoritarian politics,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, January 6, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : “It is high time when National conference should clear its position vis-a-vis Article 35-A which is the question of life and death for the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Farooq Sahib had earlier made a lot of noise about it and led his party into boycotting recently held polls on its basis and now he is not even prepared to talk about it or give a political statement. These contradictory positions in the two cases which are being heard by the Supreme Court give rise to doubts that Farooq Sahib is perhaps trying to prove himself more loyal than the king in pursuit of power. The national conference patriarch and his party must come clean on this and make their position clear both in case of Ram Mandhir and 35A,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, January 6, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : "Farooq Sahib had earlier made a lot of noise about it and led his party into boycotting the recently held polls on its basis, and now, he is not even prepared to talk about it or give a political statement," External link

news18 Sunday, January 6, 2019 9:47:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Ram Mandir ) : “It was ironic to find that while the NC president demands construction of Ram temple despite the case being sub-judice. He openly refused to comment over his stand on Article 35-A, stating that the case is being heard by the country’s top court and he cannot take a stand on it,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, January 6, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Ram Mandir ) : “It was ironic to find that while the NC president demands construction of Ram temple despite the case being sub-judice. He openly refused to comment over his stand on Article 35-A, stating that the case is being heard by the country’s top court and he cannot take a stand on it,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 6, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The Ring Road project continues to remain in limbo. Even compensation money is not available and the process of land acquisition has no completed. While announcing new projects is a welcome step, the status of the existing ones too merits the attention of the central government,” External link

risingkashmir Saturday, January 5, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Such projects were taken up on priority only because the state government was continuously pursuing, reminding and facilitating these projects,” External link

risingkashmir Saturday, January 5, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is expected that the governor administration takes it up and pursues it with the Government of India where fortunately we have an outstanding minister at the helm of affairs Mr. Nitin Gatkari. He has been singularly sympathetic to the connectivity requirements of Jammu and Kashmir and has always responded positively to our pleas,” External link

risingkashmir Saturday, January 5, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “mosque not being central to the practice of Islam” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 26, 2018 6:51:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Waqf Board ) : “It is a cruel irony the government is even squeezing public places for Muslims to pray. Even on the lands owned by the Waqf Board, new mosques are not allowed to be built in many parts of the country, including UP” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 26, 2018 6:51:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “mosque not being central to the practice of Islam” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 26, 2018 5:46:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Waqf Board ) : “It is a cruel irony the government is even squeezing public places for Muslims to pray. Even on the lands owned by the Waqf Board, new mosques are not allowed to be built in many parts of the country, including UP” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 26, 2018 5:46:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Waqf Board ) : “Even on the lands owned by the Waqf Board, new mosques are not allowed to be built in many parts of the country including UP. Such measures are only aimed to isolate and demonize Muslim community,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, December 26, 2018 2:38:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Maha Shivratri ) : “Many people may have problems with it given the modern realities but praying publically has historically been the part of the culture of this country and Maha Shivratri, Durga Puja, Dussehra, Christmas and many other religious festivals are celebrated in public places since ages,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, December 26, 2018 2:38:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Construction of the Jammu-Rajouri-Poonch rail line has come close on the heels of Baramulla-Kupwara railway line and we welcome such an important decision. Connectivity has always been an important issue in Jammu and Kashmir and it merits government's special focus," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 24, 2018 3:25:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “As we welcome the drive but at the same time we demand that the governor administration should begin with the land sharks and then come to small holders. There are reports of senior functionaries in the government and in politics who own huge chunks of land and most of which is reportedly grabbed,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, December 23, 2018 9:33:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “PDP will stand by these ill- fated people and wouldn’t allow any injustice against them. It is necessary for the Governor also since he is not encumbered by political considerations, which he should begin with the land sharks and then come to small holders. That is the test for the intentions of the government and the success of the drive will depend on that only,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, December 23, 2018 9:33:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The PDP government had taken a stand and seen to it that there is no unilateral or selective targeting of people who are seen as encroachers,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, December 23, 2018 9:33:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is unfortunate that the Governor administration seems to be believing in its small bureaucratic schemes of burying the main political issues facing the state with these measures. Such measures are ultimately creating a wedge between different regions and different districts of the state,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, December 19, 2018 10:25:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Five new universities were created in the state with numerous satellite campuses including in Leh and Kargil. It was the government led by the PDP that initiated the representation of the entire region of Ladakh and empowered both districts to Hill Development Councils. First-time cabinet representation during Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s regime to both the districts was accorded so that there is no tension within the region. By virtue of such a measure, both the districts of the region were making impressive strides in development,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, December 19, 2018 10:25:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is unfortunate that the Governor administration seems to be believing in its small bureaucratic schemes of burying the main political issues facing the state with these measures. Such measures are ultimately creating a wedge between different regions and different districts of the state,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, December 19, 2018 6:35:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "By functioning without taking public sentiment into consideration or assessment of requirements, the governor administration is causing tension and sowing seeds of discord in the state," External link

greaterkashmir Wednesday, December 19, 2018 6:03:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Good human beings and not the religious bigotry is what one needs for the prosperity of any nation. The groups who are out to spread hate and resurrect the demon of communalism must learn from history and from contemporary situation in the world,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, December 19, 2018 12:10:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “We are already facing problems on different accounts and the government must not provide any public space to such hateful campaigns to take place anywhere in the state,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, December 19, 2018 12:10:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar saying : "corruption in Kashmir is pickpocketing compared to Rafale," External link

outlookindia Thursday, December 13, 2018 1:04:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar asked ( about Jitendra Singh ) : “Why were you (Jitendra Singh) or Kulvinder Gupta or any other BJP leader not chosen as CM candidate of the party from the state. How can you people convince your own voters after such a decision has been taken by your party,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, December 10, 2018 10:07:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “As elections are in the offing, the BJP is making strenuous efforts to polarize the situation in Jammu and Kashmir as the party has nothing to show to its voters on developmental front. However, people are now well aware about the way in which BJP functions and how the party cares least about the national interest and state’s integrity while fulfilling its own agendas,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, December 10, 2018 10:07:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “When in need the BJP handshakes with everybody and then back out on its promises. On the contrary, other political parties have exhibited maturity during the crucial times and have reached out to all sections of the society. As far as the PDP is concerned, the party will continue with its endeavor to work for everyone irrespective of caste, creed or religion,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, December 10, 2018 10:07:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "We are really happy that so many people are interested in visiting us at Kickair and we can't wait to have you all here next Sunday. Thanks so much for taking part" External link

msn-uk Friday, October 6, 2017 6:35:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Manchester ) : "We're really excited and proud to be hosting the next Manchester Family get together at Kickair. " External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 4, 2017 3:29:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Innocent Kashmiri blood has been shed. They (terrorists) have chosen the eve of Islamic New Year to carry out this cowardly attack. Those who carried out the attack are friends of neither Kashmir nor of Islam," External link

mid-day Friday, September 22, 2017 8:18:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : “Innocent Kashmiri blood has been shed. They (militants) have chosen the eve of Islamic New Year to carry out this cowardly attack. Those who carried out the attack are friends of neither Kashmir nor of Islam,” External link

expressindia Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:08:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The new entertainment park offers an extensive choice of activities for people of all ages. " External link

msn-uk Wednesday, August 30, 2017 3:53:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar says : “Burhane Shah was a disciple of Shaikh Sarmad the Sufi master in Delhi. It was at his behest that he came to Hyderabad about 1626. Just like Shaik Sarmad, Burhane Shah wore ‘noorani libas’ and his fame spread far and wide due to the simplicity of his life and the miracles he worked on people,” External link

Hindu Monday, August 28, 2017 10:15:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The new entertainment park offers an extensive choice of activities for people of all ages. " External link

msn-uk Thursday, August 24, 2017 3:38:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Opposition maybe believes that shouting slogans in assembly is the only argument they are left with," External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, January 25, 2017 5:59:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Kashmiris need Pandits more than Pandits need Kashmiris. The absence of Pandits has created an ethnic imbalance. Pandits’ return is necessary to complete our civilisation and create an ethnic equilibrium. The migration remains a horrific part of our history,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 19, 2017 11:29:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Kashmiris need Pandits more than Pandits need Kashmiris. The absence of Pandits has created an ethnic imbalance. Pandits’ return is necessary to complete our civilisation and create an ethnic equilibrium. The migration remains a horrific part of our history,” External link

thehindu Thursday, January 19, 2017 11:27:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "SMIS provides readily available digital details of all the 28,000 schools in the state, their location, type of school, number of classrooms, toilets, library, science labs, boundary wall, number of teachers, number of students, teacher-student ratio," "SMIS will help in scientific rationalisation of staff and space in schools, helping deployment of subject and qualification wise teachers. It also keep track of the academic performance of the schools, students, enrolment and dropout rate," External link

irishsun Saturday, December 31, 2016 8:51:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “These certificates will help them [the refugees] get jobs in paramilitary forces and other Central government establishments,” External link

thehindu Friday, December 23, 2016 12:18:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “These certificates will help them [the refugees] get jobs in paramilitary forces and other Central government establishments,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 22, 2016 11:30:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Kashmiri society also has to take up ownership of educational institutions," External link

bbc Wednesday, November 2, 2016 5:09:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "We are only trying to safeguard the career of lakhs of students, whereas separatists, with their shutdown calls, are trying to destroy their academic career," External link

dnaindia Monday, October 31, 2016 11:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Just see Palestine or the recent happenings in Aleppo, Syria. Their schools are never shut even if there are bombings, killings and full-fledged war. They know that education is the key and in no way they can stop education. Compared to that, Kashmir is a peaceful region, except for the insecurity caused by the hartal politics being promoted through stone-pelting and intimidation," "In Kashmir too, we faced unfortunate deaths for which all of us are heartbroken and pained, but for saving the future generation, education has to go on," External link

dnaindia Monday, October 31, 2016 11:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar asked : "Malik is famous for saying that he was inspired by (Mahatma) Gandhiji when he announced ceasefire and abandoned his path to martyrdom whereas he is promoting others to do so and continues to glorify violence. Now I want to ask him whether he stands with violence or Gandhi Ji's principles of non-violence. Has he again changed his thoughts," External link

dnaindia Monday, October 31, 2016 11:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The refugees are confused. Some say they want to go back to Syria while some say they are going to take asylum in France," "A young Syrian, who couldn't make it [to the UK], said he would rather go back to Syria than take asylum anywhere else but England" External link

aljazeera-en Wednesday, October 26, 2016 11:11:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It is our party's stand that India and Pakistan need to work out a mechanism to protect the interests of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh," External link

economictimes Tuesday, September 27, 2016 2:59:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It was an act of compulsion in response to an ill- advised call for march to the UN office. It should have been avoided," External link

mumbaimirror Wednesday, September 14, 2016 10:23:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "We have the example of 2010 when thousands of people participated in a march led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and the protesters left a trail of destruction after Eid prayers," External link

mumbaimirror Wednesday, September 14, 2016 10:23:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar says : “in a way, he (Geelani) represents the Kashmir problem as it is, the Kashmir conundrum” External link

expressindia Sunday, September 11, 2016 4:42:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Complaints of disproportionate use of force is being looked into to restore public confidence in law and order," External link

reliefWeb Monday, July 11, 2016 7:36:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “We live in a multi-religious, multi-cultural set-up. We have a secular fabric [and] no force on any such issue will be accepted,” External link

tribune Monday, June 20, 2016 10:40:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "We live in a multi-religious, multi-cultural set-up. We have a secular fabric (and) no force on any such issue will be accepted. We are not France," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, June 19, 2016 5:59:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It’s troubling — there should not be this level of alienation,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:13:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country,” “It will take time, but I think we are on course” External link

arabnews Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:13:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It’s troubling – there should not be this level of alienation,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, May 23, 2016 4:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country,” “It will take time, but I think we are on course” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, May 23, 2016 4:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It's troubling – there should not be this level of alienation," External link

todayonline Monday, May 23, 2016 12:26:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : "We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country," "It will take time, but I think we are on course" External link

todayonline Monday, May 23, 2016 12:26:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It's troubling - there should not be this level of alienation," External link

thetimes-za Monday, May 23, 2016 10:38:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : "We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country," "It will take time, but I think we are on course" External link

thetimes-za Monday, May 23, 2016 10:38:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It’s troubling – there should not be this level of alienation,” External link

in-cyprus Monday, May 23, 2016 10:23:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country,” “It will take time, but I think we are on course” External link

in-cyprus Monday, May 23, 2016 10:23:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It's troubling – there should not be this level of alienation," External link

reuters-in Monday, May 23, 2016 8:57:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : "We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country," "It will take time, but I think we are on course" External link

reuters-in Monday, May 23, 2016 8:57:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It’s troubling – there should not be this level of alienation,” External link

tribune Monday, May 23, 2016 7:58:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country,” “It will take time, but I think we are on course” External link

tribune Monday, May 23, 2016 7:58:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It's troubling – there should not be this level of alienation," External link

reuters-in Monday, May 23, 2016 6:33:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : "We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country," "It will take time, but I think we are on course" External link

reuters-in Monday, May 23, 2016 6:33:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It's troubling – there should not be this level of alienation," External link

reuters Monday, May 23, 2016 3:24:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : "We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country," "It will take time, but I think we are on course" External link

reuters Monday, May 23, 2016 3:24:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It's troubling – there should not be this level of alienation," External link

thestar-my Monday, May 23, 2016 3:17:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : "We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country," "It will take time, but I think we are on course" External link

thestar-my Monday, May 23, 2016 3:17:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It's troubling - there should not be this level of alienation," External link

economictimes Monday, May 23, 2016 2:53:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : "We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country," "It will take time, but I think we are on course" External link

economictimes Monday, May 23, 2016 2:53:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The proposal is to make land available where everyone can live. There is no question of an exclusive colony. That is out,” External link

expressindia Sunday, May 22, 2016 7:57:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told ( about Masarat Alam ) : "This (Masarat's release) has to be seen in proper perspective. It is an important part of our CMP to involve all stakeholders in the state and across the Line of Control for reconciliation and peace in the state," External link

economictimes Monday, March 9, 2015 9:35:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told ( about Masarat Alam ) : "This (the release of Alam) has to be seen in proper perspective. It is an important part of our Common Minimum Programme to involve all stakeholders in the state, and across the Line of Control, for reconciliation and peace in the state," External link

economictimes Sunday, March 8, 2015 7:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told ( about Masarat Alam ) : “This [the release of Alam] has to be seen in proper perspective. It is an important part of our Common Minimum Programme to involve all stakeholders in the state, and across the Line of Control, for reconciliation and peace in the state,” External link

gulfnews Sunday, March 8, 2015 6:10:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mufti Muhammad Sayid ) : “But I think Mufti Sayeed and the national [BJP] leadership of Modi-ji, they are on a journey to turn around Kashmir,” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, March 1, 2015 9:11:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "a final decision on oath taking will be taken only after the meeting between the PDP patron and the Prime Minister" External link

economictimes Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:50:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “a final decision on oath taking will be taken only after the meeting between the PDP patron and the Prime Minister” External link

expressindia Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:38:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “a final decision on oath taking will be taken only after the meeting between the PDP patron and the Prime Minister” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 25, 2015 5:42:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “a final decision on oath taking will be taken only after the meeting between the PDP patron and the Prime Minister” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 25, 2015 5:07:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : “We are still in talks and no deal has been struck yet,” External link

thehindu Saturday, February 21, 2015 2:03:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : “We are still in talks and no deal has been struck yet,” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 21, 2015 1:05:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "This is a loud and clear message to all political parties that people are supreme. They have shown it time and again, and they have had their reasons for it," External link

economictimes Tuesday, February 10, 2015 1:17:00 PM EAT



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Naeem Akhtar said ( about Sheikh Muhammad ) : “Sheikh Abdullah is another Aurangzeb [for the BJP]. The man without whom Kashmir may not have acceded to India ‘demonetised’, as the Sher-i-Kashmir is replaced with the national emblem,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, May 24, 2022 4:10:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Sheikh Muhammad ) : “Sheikh Abdullah is another Aurangzeb [for the BJP]. The man without whom Kashmir may not have acceded to India ‘demonetised’, as the Sher-i-Kashmir is replaced with the national emblem,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, May 24, 2022 3:20:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The idea of converting homes into guest houses was floated by Mufti Sahib. He established tourism development authorities. He personally oversaw projects and demand status reports. We suddenly saw locals coming forward with proposals to convert their traditional homes into tourist guest houses; it was unheard of in Kashmir earlier,” External link

thehindu Saturday, April 16, 2022 1:37:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is a hard-earned space where the people of Kashmir have invested jointly. The credit goes to political parties across the spectrum for making Kashmir tourism a conflict-neutral sector. Sayeed invested a lot of energy and had a lot of conversations with his opponents to ensure that tourism and education remained conflict-neutral sectors,” External link

thehindu Saturday, April 16, 2022 1:37:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The idea of converting homes into guest houses was floated by Mufti Sahib. He established tourism development authorities. He personally oversaw projects and demand status reports. We suddenly saw locals coming forward with proposals to convert their traditional homes into tourist guest houses; it was unheard of in Kashmir earlier,” External link

Hindu Saturday, April 16, 2022 1:24:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is a hard-earned space where the people of Kashmir have invested jointly. The credit goes to political parties across the spectrum for making Kashmir tourism a conflict-neutral sector. Sayeed invested a lot of energy and had a lot of conversations with his opponents to ensure that tourism and education remained conflict-neutral sectors,” External link

Hindu Saturday, April 16, 2022 1:24:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar adds : “Many analysts, observers have said it has turned into a vested interest. Given their ever-increasing footfall it would be safe to conclude that this war is nowhere near the end with goalposts changing regularly,” External link

pakobserver Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar adds : “The ever-increasing number and visibility of security forces should also be seen in the context of the permanent nature of their deployment for civil strife,” External link

pakobserver Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar explains : “What it is for the majority Indian public an ideological assertion on land whose Muslim charac-ter would run against the reality of a Hindu Rashtra. That’s why just removing Articles 370, 35A was not considered enough. It is erasing the history, civiliza-tion and geography of this place. And it’s a project that is being executed exclusively through force. And AFSPA is an indispensable tool in it,” External link

pakobserver Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "PDP took an initiative to form the PAGD to stand united with all the political parties and be a voice for the people of J&K. There is no scope for internal rivalries. We should not be playing into the hands of those who have disempowered us and humiliated us," External link

thehindu Friday, December 3, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "PDP took an initiative to form the PAGD to stand united with all the political parties and be a voice for the people of J&K. There is no scope for internal rivalries. We should not be playing into the hands of those who have disempowered us and humiliated us," External link

Hindu Friday, December 3, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Condemn strongly! The persons responsible should be punished and the society helped to ensure such incidents dont recur,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, October 3, 2021 12:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Condemn strongly! The persons responsible should be punished and the society helped to ensure such incidents dont recur," External link

outlookindia Saturday, October 2, 2021 6:26:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Totally agree with you. I’m shocked too” External link

coventrytelegraph Thursday, February 11, 2021 4:43:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Scrutiny committees form an integral part of the work of the Council. As Chair of the Scrutiny Co-ordination Committee, I will ensure that the Council, partner agencies and our local communities can reap the benefits of effective scrutiny, by instilling a culture that welcomes challenge” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 20, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The aim is total depoliticisation so that there is no central collective voice. It is to cut to size the people of Jammu and Kashmir so that they don’t have a political voice. The aim is to sub-divide, overlap, create layer after layer, so that nobody would know who is in charge. In such a scenario, the ultimate arbiter would be the bureaucrats and the security set-up,” External link

expressindia Monday, October 19, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about The Deputy ) : “The aim is total depoliticisation so that there is no central collective voice. It is to cut to size the people of Jammu and Kashmir so that they don’t have a political voice. The aim is to sub-divide, overlap, create layer after later so that nobody would know who is in-charge. In such a scenario, the ultimate arbiter would be bureaucrat and the security set-up,” External link

expressindia Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about White Lies ) : "There are many categories of lies. Lies, white lies, Data, Judicial lies(spoken on oath), Parliamentary lies: This government excels in all" External link

outlookindia Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “At present, Delhi is sharing table with Taliban, which till yesterday it considered as a mother of all trouble. But in Kashmir, Delhi talks through only the barrel of a gun,” External link

outlookindia Sunday, September 13, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “I welcome this report. Any addition to the current and existing green infrastructure and public space will always be welcome. "I do believe part of this area is quite an eyesore and directly and this development will enhance the area” External link

coventrytelegraph Friday, July 3, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : “I was asked to quit politics to walk free, evade harrying and live a comfortable life with my family,” External link

asianage Saturday, June 27, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “I don’t think that people even in an autocracy would be asked to sign such a bond,” External link

asianage Saturday, June 27, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : “Officials of the Estates Department arrived at the residence around 11 a.m. and put me on a notice to leave by 4 p.m. It was just a five-hour notice. I told them we are in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic and I have just my wife and daughter to help me pack up. But they made it clear that if I fail to move out, then they may use other means,” External link

thehindu Friday, June 26, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “I was singled out and targeted because I refused to sign the bond of silence,” External link

thehindu Friday, June 26, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The irony is that I am told I am under house arrest, though I now have no house to stay. This administration is aware of the threat to me and my family,” External link

thehindu Friday, June 26, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : “Officials of the Estates Department arrived at the residence around 11 a.m. and put me on a notice to leave by 4 p.m. It was just a five-hour notice. I told them we are in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic and I have just my wife and daughter to help me pack up. But they made it clear that if I fail to move out, then they may use other means,” External link

Hindu Friday, June 26, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “I was singled out and targeted because I refused to sign the bond of silence,” External link

Hindu Friday, June 26, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The irony is that I am told I am under house arrest, though I now have no house to stay. This administration is aware of the threat to me and my family,” External link

Hindu Friday, June 26, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “As a planning committee we are in a difficult position. There is coverage in the media about people accusing planning committees of building on greenbelt and a lot of people say why don’t we consider building on the brownland. I’m sure this is a brownland. It seems we are damned if we do and damned if we don’t” External link

coventrytelegraph Friday, June 5, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mr Abdullah ) : “I am glad Mr. Abdullah is back with his family. Hope the ordeal ends for all of us. Separation is a hard thing, for one and all,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, March 24, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mr Abdullah ) : “I am glad Mr. Abdullah is back with his family. Hope the ordeal ends for all of us. Separation is a hard thing, for one and all,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 24, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Amit Shah ) : “This is nothing but an open call for a Hindu Rashtra. CAB in itself is laying the foundation of a Hindu Rashtra and exclusion of Muslims and Christians. What Amit Shah has said is communal poison and this is a moment of challenge for right thinking Indians who still believe in the idea of India... What Amit Shah has said negates the essence, letter and spirit of the Constitution of India... Unfortunately, BJP has only one goal, and that is to win elections at whatever cost. The real issues facing the country, including the problems of J&K, besides joblessness, agrarian crisis, have been thrown into cold storage” External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Amit Shah ) : “This is nothing but an open call for a Hindu Rashtra. CAB in itself is laying the foundation of a Hindu Rashtra and exclusion of Muslims and Christians. What Amit Shah has said is communal poison and this is a moment of challenge for right thinking Indians who still believe in the idea of India… What Amit Shah has said negates the essence, letter and spirit of the Constitution of India… Unfortunately, BJP has only one goal, and that is to win elections at whatever cost. The real issues facing the country, including the problems of J&K, besides joblessness, agrarian crisis, have been thrown into cold storage” External link

expressindia Wednesday, February 12, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The council provides training and information to licensed taxi drivers that if they see something suspicious and believe something is wrong then they must contact the relevant agency. " External link

themirror Sunday, September 29, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The council provides training and information to licensed taxi drivers that if they see something suspicious and believe something is wrong then they must contact the relevant agency. " External link

coventrytelegraph Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The council provides training and information to licensed taxi drivers that if they see something suspicious and believe something is wrong then they must contact the relevant agency. " External link

tamworthherald Sunday, September 29, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The council provides training and information to licensed taxi drivers that if they see something suspicious and believe something is wrong then they must contact the relevant agency. " External link

birminghammail Sunday, September 29, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "I am sure that truth will prevail. I have done nothing wrong and all due processes were followed," External link

risingkashmir Monday, July 22, 2019 1:58:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "I am sure that truth will prevail. I have done nothing wrong and all due processes were followed," External link

risingkashmir Monday, July 22, 2019 1:58:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : "I am sure that truth will prevail. I have done nothing wrong and all due processes were followed," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, July 21, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : "I am sure that truth will prevail. I have done nothing wrong and all due processes were followed," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, July 21, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : "I am sure that truth will prevail. I have done nothing wrong and all due processes were followed," External link

business-standard Sunday, July 21, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “the area is suffering from car parking issues” External link

coventrytelegraph Friday, July 12, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “We have always been for dialogue, but it has to be purposeful. An opportunity was lost in 2016 but this is the only way forward, talking to all stakeholders, while J&K’s identity is preserved with regard to special status” External link

expressindia Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “We have always been for dialogue, but it has to be purposeful. An opportunity was lost in 2016 but this is the only way forward, talking to all stakeholders, while J&K’s identity is preserved with regard to special status” External link

expressindia Monday, June 24, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Our local plan requires all HMOs to provide adequate parking, this is not adequate parking” External link

coventrytelegraph Friday, June 14, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The mainstreaming of the political problems of Kashmir is the lasting contribution of PDP and it will continue to pursue it till durable peace is restored in the state and people start living a normal and peaceful life,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “This fact should remind everybody that strong arm methods and non-political approach can only worsen things and not improve them. The state needs a humane handling and promotion of genuine democratic process which cannot be achieved by inspired fragmentation of votes in a particular region of the state,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The mainstreaming of the political problems of Kashmir is the lasting contribution of PDP and it will continue to pursue it till durable peace is restored in the state and people start living a normal and peaceful life,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “This fact should remind everybody that strong arm methods and non-political approach can only worsen things and not improve them. The state needs a humane handling and promotion of genuine democratic process which cannot be achieved by inspired fragmentation of votes in a particular region of the state,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The importance of this issue is lost as the government is turning its eyes away from it without any compunction. The sense of siege both at internal as well as at the external level in Kashmir gets strengthened through indifference of the government,” External link

risingkashmir Friday, May 10, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Though the proposal was agreed by the central government but the present administration has failed to follow it up,” External link

risingkashmir Friday, May 10, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The importance of this issue is lost as the government is turning its eyes away from it without any compunction. The sense of siege both at internal as well as at the external level in Kashmir gets strengthened through indifference of the government,” External link

risingkashmir Friday, May 10, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Though the proposal was agreed by the central government but the present administration has failed to follow it up,” External link

risingkashmir Friday, May 10, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The stiff resistance by the local media in Ladakh to such undemocratic measures of the BJP is worth hailing and it has made every law abiding and peace loving citizen of the state proud,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 8, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The stiff resistance by the local media in Ladakh to such undemocratic measures of the BJP is worth hailing and it has made every law abiding and peace loving citizen of the state proud,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 8, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The Congress has obviously tried to help BJP by setting up two candidates to divide secular vote in the sensitive border region. if Mr Karbalai is fighting an election as an independent candidate and continues to be member of Congress, it doesn't need any evidence that the Congress party in the state is trying to help BJP,” External link

risingkashmir Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The Congress has obviously tried to help BJP by setting up two candidates to divide secular vote in the sensitive border region. if Mr Karbalai is fighting an election as an independent candidate and continues to be member of Congress, it doesn't need any evidence that the Congress party in the state is trying to help BJP,” External link

risingkashmir Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Rashtriya Swayamsevak ) : "This election will be a turning point for the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The dominating forces presented by the Bharatiya Janata Party and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) now have made Kashmir their target. Article 370 will be the next Babri Masjid now," External link

firstpost Friday, May 3, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “Why people are pointing fingers only at Bijbehara (south Kashmir) segment why not Soura, Sonwar or Burn Hall segments as they have also been bastion of Farooq Abdullah. Polling was low in these segments as well. If you see the census of the encounters, Bijbehara has been the worst hit,” External link

firstpost Friday, May 3, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Now Mir (State Congress Chief) is audaciously blaming others. To run with the hare and hunt with the hound forms the core strategy of Congress. That is how they facilitated BJP in 2014 also,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 1, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Now Mir (State Congress Chief) is audaciously blaming others. To run with the hare and hunt with the hound forms the core strategy of Congress. That is how they facilitated BJP in 2014 also,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 1, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Now Mir (State Congress Chief) is audaciously blaming others. To run with the hare and hunt with the hound forms the core strategy of Congress. That is how they facilitated BJP in 2014 also,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 1, 2019 1:36:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Now Mir (State Congress Chief) is audaciously blaming others. To run with the hare and hunt with the hound forms the core strategy of Congress. That is how they facilitated BJP in 2014 also,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, May 1, 2019 1:36:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “the people of Jammu and Kashmir have resolved to rise to the occasion and give befitting reply to the divisive and villainous agenda of BJP” External link

risingkashmir Monday, April 15, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “When it comes to protect the special position of Jammu and Kashmir, everybody whether he is a Hindu , Muslim or whatever religious practice he follows is one and the state will show a way to the rest of the country,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, April 15, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “the people of Jammu and Kashmir have resolved to rise to the occasion and give befitting reply to the divisive and villainous agenda of BJP” External link

risingkashmir Monday, April 15, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “When it comes to protect the special position of Jammu and Kashmir, everybody whether he is a Hindu , Muslim or whatever religious practice he follows is one and the state will show a way to the rest of the country,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, April 15, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Hazrat Ali ) : “These names of religious personalities are not like ‘Vikaas’ which can be part of BJP narrative to mislead people in one election and forget in the next and bring up names like Hazrat Ali and Bajrang Bali,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, April 9, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Hazrat Ali ) : “These names of religious personalities are not like ‘Vikaas’ which can be part of BJP narrative to mislead people in one election and forget in the next and bring up names like Hazrat Ali and Bajrang Bali,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:58:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Abdul Qayoom ) : “It will be a great day for the knowledge sector of the state when Abdul Qayoom Wani goes to the parliament. He will not only become the voice of the state but of all sections of the society. His election as the leader of the teaching community also is the reply to those who want to divide Kashmir community into various classes and sects,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, April 7, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Abdul Qayoom ) : “Victory of Abdul Qayoom Wani will be a message of unity and inclusiveness from Kashmir. Every person who has a dream to see Jammu and Kashmir a hub of knowledge, wisdom, harmony and tranquillity must vote for Wani,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, April 7, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Abdul Qayoom ) : “It will be a great day for the knowledge sector of the state when Abdul Qayoom Wani goes to the parliament. He will not only become the voice of the state but of all sections of the society. His election as the leader of the teaching community also is the reply to those who want to divide Kashmir community into various classes and sects,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, April 7, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Abdul Qayoom ) : “Victory of Abdul Qayoom Wani will be a message of unity and inclusiveness from Kashmir. Every person who has a dream to see Jammu and Kashmir a hub of knowledge, wisdom, harmony and tranquillity must vote for Wani,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, April 7, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is unfortunate that the Sangh Parivar has fielded one of the better known lawyers of the country to oppose the Supreme Court's orders that upheld Article 35A not once but twice in the past,” External link

firstpost Saturday, March 30, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “it seems the Sangh Parivar considers itself above the Supreme Court and that is why Mr Jaitley has chosen to patronisingly pronounce that Article 35A is constitutionally vulnerable” External link

expressindia Friday, March 29, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is our right because Jammu and Kashmir, in spite of having been an overwhelmingly Muslim majority state, had decided to through its lot with a secular country which is increasingly refusing to stay secular under BJP,” External link

expressindia Friday, March 29, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The accession of Jammu and Kashmir to the Union of India was perhaps the most exciting experiment in the formation of modern, secular and inclusive nation but unfortunately the Sangh Parivar and its ilk in other parties have from time to time reduced this relationship to an uneasy sufferance," External link

timesofindia Friday, March 29, 2019 7:45:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is unfortunate that Sangh Parivar has fielded one of the better known lawyers of the country to oppose the Supreme Court orders which have upheld Article-35-A not once but twice in the past,” External link

greaterkashmir Friday, March 29, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “However, the present situation is precarious as contractors are asked by the finance department to wait endlessly for the payments,” External link

greaterkashmir Friday, March 29, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “One contestant, who has the distinction of being the senior most politicians in the state, is going in the election with a chargesheet of swindling money which was meant for the youth to play cricket. Others are proclaimed bank defaulters, tax evaders and encroachers. The choice for the candidates should be clear for the voters now,” External link

risingkashmir Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “When he was Chief Minister of the state with a record number of sixty MLAs, he gave away state’s interests, importing POTA, selling water resources, unleashing the reign of terror by introducing Ikhwan in Kashmir and made catch and kill a normal routine. At present, Farooq Abdullah is extremely weak on personal front and he will be vulnerable to all kinds of pressures. People have to be wary of that,” External link

risingkashmir Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Why cannot it be done as according to the previous practice. It seems that this is being done to safeguard the interests of the BJP and its allies because they have recently tasted blood, having their own municipal councils and corporations in Kashmir where they hardly have any voters,” External link

risingkashmir Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “There he will not make any difference to whether Mahagatbandan becomes a reality or not but where he could offer a joint resistance in the state, perhaps under the pressure of his corruption case currently going on at Srinagar court, he is trying to do what suits the BJP and the Prime Minister Modi the most,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “And within the government as head of the coalition government and as chief minister, she resisted every attempt by the central government to take any inroads on the constitutional position of the state, compelling BJP to announce unilateral ceasefire, prevented NIA to arrest those who dissent, freed more than 12 thousand youth who were arrested in stone pelting cases,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “And PDP successfully resisted that for four years. What havoc it would have caused to the state if left alone is now becoming obvious in every part of the state. It has now become visible that how the BJP is trying to divide the state, divide communities and disempowered the people of the state, launching onslaught on newspapers and other media and with ultimate aim of doing away with the special position,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : “To get this done, he gave away whatever was left of state’s economic prospects in the shape of power projects to the centre. It is Dr Farooq Abdullah who consolidated forces of official terror and patronised and promoted them while making BJP Halaal in Kashmir politics. And this all flows from the historic 1947 accession,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “There he will not make any difference to whether Mahagatbandan becomes a reality or not but where he could offer a joint resistance in the state, perhaps under the pressure of his corruption case currently going on at Srinagar court, he is trying to do what suits the BJP and the Prime Minister Modi the most,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “And within the government as head of the coalition government and as chief minister, she resisted every attempt by the central government to take any inroads on the constitutional position of the state, compelling BJP to announce unilateral ceasefire, prevented NIA to arrest those who dissent, freed more than 12 thousand youth who were arrested in stone pelting cases,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “And PDP successfully resisted that for four years. What havoc it would have caused to the state if left alone is now becoming obvious in every part of the state. It has now become visible that how the BJP is trying to divide the state, divide communities and disempowered the people of the state, launching onslaught on newspapers and other media and with ultimate aim of doing away with the special position,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : “To get this done, he gave away whatever was left of state’s economic prospects in the shape of power projects to the centre. It is Dr Farooq Abdullah who consolidated forces of official terror and patronised and promoted them while making BJP Halaal in Kashmir politics. And this all flows from the historic 1947 accession,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mehbooba Mufti ) : “As head of the coalition government and as chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti resisted every attempt by the central government to make any inroads on the constitutional position of the state. She compelled BJP to announce unilateral ceasefire and prevented NIA to arrest those who dissent. She also freed more than 12 thousand youth who were arrested in stone pelting cases” External link

greaterkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : “He gave away whatever was left of state’s economic prospects in the shape of power projects to the centre. It is Dr Farooq Abdullah who consolidated forces of official terror and patronised and promoted them while making BJP Halaal in Kashmir politics” External link

greaterkashmir Wednesday, March 13, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mirwaiz Umar Farooq ) : “Any attempt of targeting him or humiliating him is an offensive against the people of Kashmir. Irrespective of his politics which reflects his moderate views on the need and resolution of Kashmir, Mirwaiz is a very important religious institution and any attempt at subverting it will create a lasting negativity in the relationship between Kashmir and rest of the country,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, March 11, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “But unfortunately, the present government has decided to wage war on outstanding individuals like him, the institution he is heading and the people of Kashmir in general. His father also has lost his life to the unresolved Kashmir issue and that targeting his son today showcases the tragedy of Kashmir,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, March 11, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mirwaiz Umar Farooq ) : “Any attempt of targeting him or humiliating him is an offensive against the people of Kashmir. Irrespective of his politics which reflects his moderate views on the need and resolution of Kashmir, Mirwaiz is a very important religious institution and any attempt at subverting it will create a lasting negativity in the relationship between Kashmir and rest of the country,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, March 11, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “But unfortunately, the present government has decided to wage war on outstanding individuals like him, the institution he is heading and the people of Kashmir in general. His father also has lost his life to the unresolved Kashmir issue and that targeting his son today showcases the tragedy of Kashmir,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, March 11, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mirwaiz Umar Farooq ) : “The Mirwaiz’s family has been a victim of unresolved Kashmir issue, as he lost his father. The government has decided to wage a war on outstanding individuals only showcases the tragedy of Kashmir,” External link

thehindu Sunday, March 10, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mirwaiz Umar Farooq ) : “The Mirwaiz’s family has been a victim of unresolved Kashmir issue, as he lost his father. The government has decided to wage a war on outstanding individuals only showcases the tragedy of Kashmir,” External link

Hindu Sunday, March 10, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “When the spring has arrived, schools and colleges continue to be closed and this has created worries on two accounts. One that the students are losing precious academic time and another that the usual mistrust in the present dispensation that has created apprehensions about some impending events. The government must clear this and immediately re-open the educational institutions,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, March 3, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “When the spring has arrived, schools and colleges continue to be closed and this has created worries on two accounts. One that the students are loosing precious academic time and another that the usual mistrust in the present dispensation that has created apprehensions about some impending events. The government must clear this and immediately re-open the educational institutions,” External link

greaterkashmir Sunday, March 3, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “This cannot be a Tuglaki farmaan. This is a deliberate attempt to destabilise the people of the state mentally and create more fissures between the state and rest of the country,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, February 24, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Under whose instructions ADG armed police issued instructions even for band and orderlies to be available for action. The government has to answer who is running the state,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, February 24, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “If it was a normal movement of troops for the election purpose, we have never seen this happening that the entire operation was carried out in the middle of the night making it to look like a war was being launched against Kashmir,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, February 24, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Why where scores of magistrates across the state appointed in hurry and what is the government after. These questions must be answered and answered now. Governor Administration cannot get away with this is easily,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, February 24, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar says : “Then our government fell and we don’t know what the governor’s administration is doing. Every morning we wake up and hear the road is closed,” “In 70 years, all natural routes like the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road were closed, and the Srinagar-Jammu highway has become a fair-weather road and off the priority list” External link

outlookindia Friday, February 15, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The measure is a mere delaying tactic. The Governor’s administration didn’t feel the need to consult anybody in granting divisional status and why a committee now?” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It has a potential to flare-up. The Governor must immediately rescind the order and set up six monthly full rotational of all offices,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The measure is a mere delaying tactic. The Governor’s administration didn’t feel the need to consult anybody in granting divisional status and why a committee now?” External link

Hindu Tuesday, February 12, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It has a potential to flare-up. The Governor must immediately rescind the order and set up six monthly full rotational of all offices,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, February 12, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “What will the committee of secretaries do? Can they invent a solution to human imagination? The best thing recommended is this that while the agitation is in its early stage, Governor administration must understand the complexities of Jammu and Kashmir and its peculiar socio-political architecture. The process that they have unleashed thoughtlessly can have grave consequences and a potential for a flare-up and before that happens in this already sensitive state, the governor must immediately rescind the order and do a six monthly full rotational of all offices,” External link

risingkashmir Tuesday, February 12, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar asked : “It is time for him to immediately take action rather than trying to delay a decision by constituting a committee. What is a committee expected to achieve? Are they going to a laboratory to find a solution,” External link

risingkashmir Tuesday, February 12, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It has a potential to flare-up. The Governor must immediately rescind the order and set up six monthly full rotational of all offices,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, February 12, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It has a potential to flare-up. The Governor must immediately rescind the order and set up six monthly full rotational of all offices,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar asked : “Is it sufficient just to roll back something which is admittedly full of frauds. Should nobody be held responsible for it,” External link

greaterkashmir Monday, February 11, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Why aren’t the names of guilty in this case made public when the governor himself is convinced that something really grave has happened which merited the scraping of the scheme,” External link

greaterkashmir Monday, February 11, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “These are very important questions for the people to know in order to be satisfied about the honesty, transparency and accountability in the present administration. The questions would continue to haunt the present dispensation in the state until it comes up with the details and reveal it to state’s tax payers,” External link

greaterkashmir Monday, February 11, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar asked : “Would the same treatment be made available to any other authority who took a wrong decision and roll back especially when a decision is taken with huge financial implications,” External link

greaterkashmir Monday, February 11, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “There is a development deficit in Pattan constituency and in spite of it being so near to the state capital and to the highway this area has been neglected and has suffered political exploitation at large,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, February 6, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Trade and travel across the LOC is the essence of what late Vajpayee and Mufti Mohammad Sayeed had achieved. It is ironic that the boy was prevented from meeting his ailing grandmother on a day when Prime Minister Modi was sermonizing us on Vajpeeyee’s legacy in Srinagar,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, February 4, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Contrary to what Modi claimed, even the ongoing Centrally funded projects in the state have been shut and while leaving the state in lurch on developmental front, the Prime Minister goes further in announcing the Kamar tod policy for Kashmir. This has been repeated numerous times but nothing was achieved and nothing will be achieved because this is not the world where you can rely only on force,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, February 4, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “We have to learn from what is happening around the world including Afghanistan where there is a thrust on dialogue and Pakistan has been counted as a major partner. Dialogue is the only way forward and it is only through non-confrontational approach that we will be able to give our coming generations a safer and tranquil place to live. Making peace of graveyard prevalent and never worked and will never work,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, February 4, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Projects such as the and Z-Morh Tunnel have almost been abandoned and these are being re-tendered now. The ambitious ring-road project is abandoned because land could not be acquired, the Jammu-Srinagar Highway is mostly closed this winter," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 2, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "On the political front, it is unfortunate that the Prime Minister will be addressing sarpanchs and panchs who got elected barely with 10 per cent votes," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 2, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Projects such as the Zojilla Tunnel and Z-Morh Tunnel have almost been abandoned and these are being re-tendered now. The ambitious ring-road project is abandoned because land could not be acquired, the Jammu-Srinagar Highway is mostly closed this winter," External link

economictimes Saturday, February 2, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "On the political front, it is unfortunate that the Prime Minister will be addressing sarpanchs and panchs who got elected barely with 10 per cent votes," External link

economictimes Saturday, February 2, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “When Kashmir took a decision to go with India, it closed all its traditional routes and in the bargain we lost access to the rest of the world through our traditional routes . It is worrisome that the condition of the Jammu -Srinagar Highway continues to remain pathetic even after 72 years of Independence. In 2003 Vajpayee laid the foundation stone of its extension but 16 years have passed and nothing concrete has been achieved. The PDP got around two to three of working with you and in this period, we removed all hassles for the construction of a good and decent highway but central agencies again failed miserably at that time,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, January 27, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “What Kuka Parray used to represent as an individual was adopted as an official policy by the national conference government after 1996 polls. NC had 60 seats in the assembly and that was the only time the state had the maximum advantage to negotiate a decent deal with centre. But it was filtered away for a junior ministerial position in central government along with penalty in the shape of atrocities that have no parallel,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, January 16, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “You (NC) didn’t even protest at that time against the Pogrom and maintained a stoic silence at the time when autonomy was rejected which was the ultimate snub that the people of the state got in its 70 years of association with the country. The truth is that NC demeaned the position of Jammu and Kashmir in every possible way,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, January 16, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “If the people are now aware and they resist atrocities it is because of the change that PDP brought from 2002 and gave people the confidence to protect their rights,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, January 16, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Professional marketing strategies adopted by the state government in the past seem to have been deliberately frozen. The present weather in Valley is enjoyable for adventurers, skiers and Kashmir lovers but there is no marketing and advertisement being done by the governor administration. A major campaign should have been on for winter as well as for coming spring and summer seasons but it seems that all activities regarding that have been shelved,” External link

greaterkashmir Monday, January 14, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It was a revolutionary measure in the field of education and was started through a widespread coaching network in schools, in particular to cater to need for tuition classes and personality development of the students in the remote and inaccessible places of the state and to do away with idling time of students, teachers and education apparatus as a whole. The program has contributed in improvement in the performance of the students to a large extent,” External link

greaterkashmir Monday, January 14, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Professional marketing strategies adopted by the state government in the past seem to have been deliberately frozen. The present weather in Valley is enjoyable for adventurers, skiers and Kashmir lovers but there is no marketing and advertisement being done by the governor administration. A major campaign should have been on for winter as well as for coming spring and summer seasons but it seems that all activities regarding that have been shelved,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, January 13, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It was a revolutionary measure in the field of education and was started through a widespread coaching network in schools, in particular to cater to need for tuition classes and personality development of the students in the remote and inaccessible places of the state and to do away with idling time of students, teachers and education apparatus as a whole. The programme has contributed in improvement in the performance of the students to a large extent,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, January 13, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar wrote : “I did not stay as secretary to government to work with you (Omar Abdullah) as Chief Minister and gave up my job,” External link

greaterkashmir Thursday, January 10, 2019 12:04:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar wrote : “Joined a party that had just lost elections and your apologists were writing its epitaph just as they are doing now,” External link

greaterkashmir Thursday, January 10, 2019 12:04:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : "Farooq Sahib had earlier made a lot of noise about it and led his party into boycotting the recently held polls on its basis, and now, he is not even prepared to talk about it or give a political statement," External link

dnaindia Monday, January 7, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Dr Farooq is entitled to his faith and to his position as a Ram Bhakt but this involves not just the sentiments of one community but the entire country’s law-abiding people who want this issue to be settled through the judicial process. Babri Masjid-Ram Temple is the longest pending judicial case in the history of the country and talking about it so casually can easily be attributed to Farooq Sahib, given his non serious attitude, but such actions of his only strengthen the forces that defy law of the land and subscribe to majoritarian politics,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, January 6, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : “It is high time when National conference should clear its position vis-a-vis Article 35-A which is the question of life and death for the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Farooq Sahib had earlier made a lot of noise about it and led his party into boycotting recently held polls on its basis and now he is not even prepared to talk about it or give a political statement. These contradictory positions in the two cases which are being heard by the Supreme Court give rise to doubts that Farooq Sahib is perhaps trying to prove himself more loyal than the king in pursuit of power. The national conference patriarch and his party must come clean on this and make their position clear both in case of Ram Mandhir and 35A,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, January 6, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : "Farooq Sahib had earlier made a lot of noise about it and led his party into boycotting the recently held polls on its basis, and now, he is not even prepared to talk about it or give a political statement," External link

news18 Sunday, January 6, 2019 9:47:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Ram Mandir ) : “It was ironic to find that while the NC president demands construction of Ram temple despite the case being sub-judice. He openly refused to comment over his stand on Article 35-A, stating that the case is being heard by the country’s top court and he cannot take a stand on it,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, January 6, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Ram Mandir ) : “It was ironic to find that while the NC president demands construction of Ram temple despite the case being sub-judice. He openly refused to comment over his stand on Article 35-A, stating that the case is being heard by the country’s top court and he cannot take a stand on it,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 6, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The Ring Road project continues to remain in limbo. Even compensation money is not available and the process of land acquisition has no completed. While announcing new projects is a welcome step, the status of the existing ones too merits the attention of the central government,” External link

risingkashmir Saturday, January 5, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Such projects were taken up on priority only because the state government was continuously pursuing, reminding and facilitating these projects,” External link

risingkashmir Saturday, January 5, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is expected that the governor administration takes it up and pursues it with the Government of India where fortunately we have an outstanding minister at the helm of affairs Mr. Nitin Gatkari. He has been singularly sympathetic to the connectivity requirements of Jammu and Kashmir and has always responded positively to our pleas,” External link

risingkashmir Saturday, January 5, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “mosque not being central to the practice of Islam” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 26, 2018 6:51:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Waqf Board ) : “It is a cruel irony the government is even squeezing public places for Muslims to pray. Even on the lands owned by the Waqf Board, new mosques are not allowed to be built in many parts of the country, including UP” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 26, 2018 6:51:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “mosque not being central to the practice of Islam” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 26, 2018 5:46:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Waqf Board ) : “It is a cruel irony the government is even squeezing public places for Muslims to pray. Even on the lands owned by the Waqf Board, new mosques are not allowed to be built in many parts of the country, including UP” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 26, 2018 5:46:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Waqf Board ) : “Even on the lands owned by the Waqf Board, new mosques are not allowed to be built in many parts of the country including UP. Such measures are only aimed to isolate and demonize Muslim community,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, December 26, 2018 2:38:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Maha Shivratri ) : “Many people may have problems with it given the modern realities but praying publically has historically been the part of the culture of this country and Maha Shivratri, Durga Puja, Dussehra, Christmas and many other religious festivals are celebrated in public places since ages,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, December 26, 2018 2:38:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Construction of the Jammu-Rajouri-Poonch rail line has come close on the heels of Baramulla-Kupwara railway line and we welcome such an important decision. Connectivity has always been an important issue in Jammu and Kashmir and it merits government's special focus," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 24, 2018 3:25:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “As we welcome the drive but at the same time we demand that the governor administration should begin with the land sharks and then come to small holders. There are reports of senior functionaries in the government and in politics who own huge chunks of land and most of which is reportedly grabbed,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, December 23, 2018 9:33:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “PDP will stand by these ill- fated people and wouldn’t allow any injustice against them. It is necessary for the Governor also since he is not encumbered by political considerations, which he should begin with the land sharks and then come to small holders. That is the test for the intentions of the government and the success of the drive will depend on that only,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, December 23, 2018 9:33:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The PDP government had taken a stand and seen to it that there is no unilateral or selective targeting of people who are seen as encroachers,” External link

risingkashmir Sunday, December 23, 2018 9:33:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is unfortunate that the Governor administration seems to be believing in its small bureaucratic schemes of burying the main political issues facing the state with these measures. Such measures are ultimately creating a wedge between different regions and different districts of the state,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, December 19, 2018 10:25:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Five new universities were created in the state with numerous satellite campuses including in Leh and Kargil. It was the government led by the PDP that initiated the representation of the entire region of Ladakh and empowered both districts to Hill Development Councils. First-time cabinet representation during Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s regime to both the districts was accorded so that there is no tension within the region. By virtue of such a measure, both the districts of the region were making impressive strides in development,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, December 19, 2018 10:25:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It is unfortunate that the Governor administration seems to be believing in its small bureaucratic schemes of burying the main political issues facing the state with these measures. Such measures are ultimately creating a wedge between different regions and different districts of the state,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, December 19, 2018 6:35:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "By functioning without taking public sentiment into consideration or assessment of requirements, the governor administration is causing tension and sowing seeds of discord in the state," External link

greaterkashmir Wednesday, December 19, 2018 6:03:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Good human beings and not the religious bigotry is what one needs for the prosperity of any nation. The groups who are out to spread hate and resurrect the demon of communalism must learn from history and from contemporary situation in the world,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, December 19, 2018 12:10:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “We are already facing problems on different accounts and the government must not provide any public space to such hateful campaigns to take place anywhere in the state,” External link

risingkashmir Wednesday, December 19, 2018 12:10:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar saying : "corruption in Kashmir is pickpocketing compared to Rafale," External link

outlookindia Thursday, December 13, 2018 1:04:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar asked ( about Jitendra Singh ) : “Why were you (Jitendra Singh) or Kulvinder Gupta or any other BJP leader not chosen as CM candidate of the party from the state. How can you people convince your own voters after such a decision has been taken by your party,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, December 10, 2018 10:07:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “As elections are in the offing, the BJP is making strenuous efforts to polarize the situation in Jammu and Kashmir as the party has nothing to show to its voters on developmental front. However, people are now well aware about the way in which BJP functions and how the party cares least about the national interest and state’s integrity while fulfilling its own agendas,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, December 10, 2018 10:07:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “When in need the BJP handshakes with everybody and then back out on its promises. On the contrary, other political parties have exhibited maturity during the crucial times and have reached out to all sections of the society. As far as the PDP is concerned, the party will continue with its endeavor to work for everyone irrespective of caste, creed or religion,” External link

risingkashmir Monday, December 10, 2018 10:07:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "We are really happy that so many people are interested in visiting us at Kickair and we can't wait to have you all here next Sunday. Thanks so much for taking part" External link

msn-uk Friday, October 6, 2017 6:35:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Manchester ) : "We're really excited and proud to be hosting the next Manchester Family get together at Kickair. " External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 4, 2017 3:29:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Innocent Kashmiri blood has been shed. They (terrorists) have chosen the eve of Islamic New Year to carry out this cowardly attack. Those who carried out the attack are friends of neither Kashmir nor of Islam," External link

mid-day Friday, September 22, 2017 8:18:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : “Innocent Kashmiri blood has been shed. They (militants) have chosen the eve of Islamic New Year to carry out this cowardly attack. Those who carried out the attack are friends of neither Kashmir nor of Islam,” External link

expressindia Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:08:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The new entertainment park offers an extensive choice of activities for people of all ages. " External link

msn-uk Wednesday, August 30, 2017 3:53:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar says : “Burhane Shah was a disciple of Shaikh Sarmad the Sufi master in Delhi. It was at his behest that he came to Hyderabad about 1626. Just like Shaik Sarmad, Burhane Shah wore ‘noorani libas’ and his fame spread far and wide due to the simplicity of his life and the miracles he worked on people,” External link

Hindu Monday, August 28, 2017 10:15:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The new entertainment park offers an extensive choice of activities for people of all ages. " External link

msn-uk Thursday, August 24, 2017 3:38:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Opposition maybe believes that shouting slogans in assembly is the only argument they are left with," External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, January 25, 2017 5:59:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Kashmiris need Pandits more than Pandits need Kashmiris. The absence of Pandits has created an ethnic imbalance. Pandits’ return is necessary to complete our civilisation and create an ethnic equilibrium. The migration remains a horrific part of our history,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 19, 2017 11:29:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “Kashmiris need Pandits more than Pandits need Kashmiris. The absence of Pandits has created an ethnic imbalance. Pandits’ return is necessary to complete our civilisation and create an ethnic equilibrium. The migration remains a horrific part of our history,” External link

thehindu Thursday, January 19, 2017 11:27:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "SMIS provides readily available digital details of all the 28,000 schools in the state, their location, type of school, number of classrooms, toilets, library, science labs, boundary wall, number of teachers, number of students, teacher-student ratio," "SMIS will help in scientific rationalisation of staff and space in schools, helping deployment of subject and qualification wise teachers. It also keep track of the academic performance of the schools, students, enrolment and dropout rate," External link

irishsun Saturday, December 31, 2016 8:51:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “These certificates will help them [the refugees] get jobs in paramilitary forces and other Central government establishments,” External link

thehindu Friday, December 23, 2016 12:18:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “These certificates will help them [the refugees] get jobs in paramilitary forces and other Central government establishments,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 22, 2016 11:30:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Kashmiri society also has to take up ownership of educational institutions," External link

bbc Wednesday, November 2, 2016 5:09:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "We are only trying to safeguard the career of lakhs of students, whereas separatists, with their shutdown calls, are trying to destroy their academic career," External link

dnaindia Monday, October 31, 2016 11:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Just see Palestine or the recent happenings in Aleppo, Syria. Their schools are never shut even if there are bombings, killings and full-fledged war. They know that education is the key and in no way they can stop education. Compared to that, Kashmir is a peaceful region, except for the insecurity caused by the hartal politics being promoted through stone-pelting and intimidation," "In Kashmir too, we faced unfortunate deaths for which all of us are heartbroken and pained, but for saving the future generation, education has to go on," External link

dnaindia Monday, October 31, 2016 11:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar asked : "Malik is famous for saying that he was inspired by (Mahatma) Gandhiji when he announced ceasefire and abandoned his path to martyrdom whereas he is promoting others to do so and continues to glorify violence. Now I want to ask him whether he stands with violence or Gandhi Ji's principles of non-violence. Has he again changed his thoughts," External link

dnaindia Monday, October 31, 2016 11:28:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "The refugees are confused. Some say they want to go back to Syria while some say they are going to take asylum in France," "A young Syrian, who couldn't make it [to the UK], said he would rather go back to Syria than take asylum anywhere else but England" External link

aljazeera-en Wednesday, October 26, 2016 11:11:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It is our party's stand that India and Pakistan need to work out a mechanism to protect the interests of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh," External link

economictimes Tuesday, September 27, 2016 2:59:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It was an act of compulsion in response to an ill- advised call for march to the UN office. It should have been avoided," External link

mumbaimirror Wednesday, September 14, 2016 10:23:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "We have the example of 2010 when thousands of people participated in a march led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and the protesters left a trail of destruction after Eid prayers," External link

mumbaimirror Wednesday, September 14, 2016 10:23:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar says : “in a way, he (Geelani) represents the Kashmir problem as it is, the Kashmir conundrum” External link

expressindia Sunday, September 11, 2016 4:42:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "Complaints of disproportionate use of force is being looked into to restore public confidence in law and order," External link

reliefWeb Monday, July 11, 2016 7:36:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “We live in a multi-religious, multi-cultural set-up. We have a secular fabric [and] no force on any such issue will be accepted,” External link

tribune Monday, June 20, 2016 10:40:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "We live in a multi-religious, multi-cultural set-up. We have a secular fabric (and) no force on any such issue will be accepted. We are not France," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, June 19, 2016 5:59:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It’s troubling — there should not be this level of alienation,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:13:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country,” “It will take time, but I think we are on course” External link

arabnews Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:13:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It’s troubling – there should not be this level of alienation,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, May 23, 2016 4:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country,” “It will take time, but I think we are on course” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, May 23, 2016 4:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It's troubling – there should not be this level of alienation," External link

todayonline Monday, May 23, 2016 12:26:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : "We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country," "It will take time, but I think we are on course" External link

todayonline Monday, May 23, 2016 12:26:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It's troubling - there should not be this level of alienation," External link

thetimes-za Monday, May 23, 2016 10:38:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : "We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country," "It will take time, but I think we are on course" External link

thetimes-za Monday, May 23, 2016 10:38:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It’s troubling – there should not be this level of alienation,” External link

in-cyprus Monday, May 23, 2016 10:23:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country,” “It will take time, but I think we are on course” External link

in-cyprus Monday, May 23, 2016 10:23:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It's troubling – there should not be this level of alienation," External link

reuters-in Monday, May 23, 2016 8:57:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : "We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country," "It will take time, but I think we are on course" External link

reuters-in Monday, May 23, 2016 8:57:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “It’s troubling – there should not be this level of alienation,” External link

tribune Monday, May 23, 2016 7:58:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : “We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country,” “It will take time, but I think we are on course” External link

tribune Monday, May 23, 2016 7:58:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It's troubling – there should not be this level of alienation," External link

reuters-in Monday, May 23, 2016 6:33:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : "We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country," "It will take time, but I think we are on course" External link

reuters-in Monday, May 23, 2016 6:33:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It's troubling – there should not be this level of alienation," External link

reuters Monday, May 23, 2016 3:24:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : "We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country," "It will take time, but I think we are on course" External link

reuters Monday, May 23, 2016 3:24:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It's troubling – there should not be this level of alienation," External link

thestar-my Monday, May 23, 2016 3:17:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : "We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country," "It will take time, but I think we are on course" External link

thestar-my Monday, May 23, 2016 3:17:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "It's troubling - there should not be this level of alienation," External link

economictimes Monday, May 23, 2016 2:53:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar added : "We should try and build emotional bonds between Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country," "It will take time, but I think we are on course" External link

economictimes Monday, May 23, 2016 2:53:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “The proposal is to make land available where everyone can live. There is no question of an exclusive colony. That is out,” External link

expressindia Sunday, May 22, 2016 7:57:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told ( about Masarat Alam ) : "This (Masarat's release) has to be seen in proper perspective. It is an important part of our CMP to involve all stakeholders in the state and across the Line of Control for reconciliation and peace in the state," External link

economictimes Monday, March 9, 2015 9:35:00 AM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told ( about Masarat Alam ) : "This (the release of Alam) has to be seen in proper perspective. It is an important part of our Common Minimum Programme to involve all stakeholders in the state, and across the Line of Control, for reconciliation and peace in the state," External link

economictimes Sunday, March 8, 2015 7:49:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told ( about Masarat Alam ) : “This [the release of Alam] has to be seen in proper perspective. It is an important part of our Common Minimum Programme to involve all stakeholders in the state, and across the Line of Control, for reconciliation and peace in the state,” External link

gulfnews Sunday, March 8, 2015 6:10:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said ( about Mufti Muhammad Sayid ) : “But I think Mufti Sayeed and the national [BJP] leadership of Modi-ji, they are on a journey to turn around Kashmir,” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, March 1, 2015 9:11:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "a final decision on oath taking will be taken only after the meeting between the PDP patron and the Prime Minister" External link

economictimes Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:50:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “a final decision on oath taking will be taken only after the meeting between the PDP patron and the Prime Minister” External link

expressindia Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:38:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “a final decision on oath taking will be taken only after the meeting between the PDP patron and the Prime Minister” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 25, 2015 5:42:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : “a final decision on oath taking will be taken only after the meeting between the PDP patron and the Prime Minister” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 25, 2015 5:07:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : “We are still in talks and no deal has been struck yet,” External link

thehindu Saturday, February 21, 2015 2:03:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar told : “We are still in talks and no deal has been struck yet,” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 21, 2015 1:05:00 PM EAT

Naeem Akhtar said : "This is a loud and clear message to all political parties that people are supreme. They have shown it time and again, and they have had their reasons for it," External link

economictimes Tuesday, February 10, 2015 1:17:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister27.98%EN10/19/201719/10/2017
public works minister1.65%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
works minister1.65%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
minister for public works1.65%EN09/22/201722/09/2017
superintendent0.41%EN09/22/201722/09/2017
managing director0.82%EN03/06/201706/03/2017
director0.82%EN03/06/201706/03/2017
spokesman6.17%EN02/12/201712/02/2017
k government spokesman1.23%EN02/12/201712/02/2017
education minister24.69%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
state education minister7.41%EN01/23/201723/01/2017
agriculture minister0.41%EN01/12/201712/01/2017
minister for education1.65%EN12/26/201626/12/2016
government spokesman4.12%EN12/24/201624/12/2016
state government spokesman1.65%EN12/24/201624/12/2016
spokesperson5.76%EN09/27/201627/09/2016
government spokesperson1.23%EN09/27/201627/09/2016
driver0.82%EN09/06/201606/09/2016
current education minister0.41%EN07/31/201631/07/2016
state minister0.41%EN05/22/201622/05/2016
leader4.94%EN03/02/201502/03/2015
chief spokesman2.88%EN02/25/201525/02/2015
president1.23%EN03/28/201428/03/2014
Names Lang Count
Naeem AkhtarEN94.30%
Naeem AkhtarFR4.39%
Naeem AkhtarSA1.32%


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