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Farooq Abdullah writes to PM, seeks immediate restoration of 4G internet services in J&K

March 19, 2020 3:49 pm

The chorus for restoration of high-speed 4G internet services on mobile phones in Jammu and Kashmir has grown in the wake of the detection of the first case of coronavirus in the valley.

J&K: Farooq Abdullah meets Mehbooba Mufti’s family

March 18, 2020 3:57 am

Abdullah, who was released last week after remaining under detention for 221 days, drove to the Mufti residence late afternoon on Tuesday and spent more than an hour there.

Farooq Abdullah asks leaders to unite to bring back all J&K detainees lodged outside UT

March 16, 2020 8:15 am

Abdullah, who is also the president of the National Conference issued his first statement after his release on Friday, after remaining under detention for 221 days.

Incomplete step

March 16, 2020 8:28 am

Farooq Abdullah’s release is reminder of continued detention of many others in Kashmir. Government must follow through.

Srinagar: Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar, Azad drops by

March 15, 2020 2:13 am

Azad said once the leaders had been released, elections should be conducted, and people given the power to choose their government. “Political process is a fundamental right in a democracy."

Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Farooq Abdullah, calls for restoration of democracy in J&K

March 14, 2020 8:47 pm

Srinagar MP Farooq Abdullah was set free after 221 days after Jammu and Kashmir administration revoked his detention under PSA.

After 7 months in detention, Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar Abdullah

March 14, 2020 3:07 pm

Today, he drove from his residence to the nearby Hari Nivas where his son, also a former chief minister, has been held under preventive custody since February 5 under the PSA.

J&K: 221 days later, Farooq is released, he says my freedom ‘incomplete’

March 14, 2020 6:25 am

Farooq Abdullah has been set free after 221 days. He was under preventive detention first, and charged under the Public Safety Act in September. His detention was last extended on March 11 for three months.

Thank all who fought for my freedom, says Farooq Abdullah after being released from detention

March 14, 2020 6:17 am

"Today I don't have words. I am free today. Now, I will be able to go to Delhi and attend Parliament and speak for you all," Abdullah said while addressing reporters from his house.

Another picture of Omar Abdullah sporting unkempt beard surfaces on social media

March 06, 2020 6:30 pm

In the fresh picture as well, Omar Abdullah is seen with an unkempt beard. The earlier photo, taken in winter, showed the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister in the snow.


Patiala court scuffle is attack on India’s democracy: Farooq

February 18, 2016 12:09 pm

Srinagar, Feb 18 (ANI): Condemning the JNU row, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (NC) Patron Farooq Abdullah said that the scuffle between lawyers and students outside the Patiala House Court is an attack on India’s democracy. Farooq added that the entire JNU row has been exaggerated and the Vice Chancellor should have handled it himself. Meanwhile, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) founder Lalu Prasad Yadav accused the Delhi Police for being a mere spectator in the JNU row, alleging that they are acting on behalf of the Centre.

Delay in govt. formation bad for state: Farooq Abdullah

January 17, 2016 9:09 am

Jammu, Jan 17 (ANI): National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said that delay in government formation in Jammu and Kashmir is bad for the state as it is a border state. He further said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should form the government as they had mandate in the assembly elections.