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Upon return from Delhi, Farooq says 'level of mistrust' in JK, Omar demands statehood before polls

June 26, 2021 6:33 pm

Farooq said the country's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru promised plebiscite to the people of J&K but went back on it adding before the 1996 elections, then PM P V Narasimha Rao had promised autonomy to J&K from the floor of the house.

J&K talks: Here's what unfolded at the first meet and what lies ahead

June 25, 2021 1:38 pm

What happens next – whether the meeting is a photo-op or the start of a process will be known in the way the Centre picks up the threads. Some leaders have suggested that, perhaps, a more structured process will help build on what was achieved.

Across the spectrum: What UT’s leaders said after meet

June 25, 2021 12:06 pm

"The takeaway from the meeting was that the PM said that he wanted to remove ‘dil ki doori and Dilli ki doori’ but I as well as other leaders are sure that one meeting is not enough for the same. However, a process has begun." says NC leader Omar Abdullah.

Farooq Abdullah holds consultations with NC leaders from Jammu over meet with PM

June 23, 2021 9:21 pm

Fourteen leaders from Jammu and Kashmir, including Abdullah, have been invited to the meeting on Thursday to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the future course of action for the union territory.

Meeting with PM: Gupkar coalition meets today as NC, Sajad Lone welcome Delhi’s ‘good change’

June 22, 2021 7:25 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has scheduled a meeting on June 24 with the political leadership of J&K, the majority of whom were detained following the constitutional changes effected in J&K on August 5, 2019.

PAGD meet: Door not shut for talks with Centre, says Farooq Abdullah

June 10, 2021 7:33 am

The NC president said since the PAGD was formed in the backdrop of the constitutional changes affected in J&K on August 5, 2019, it remains “determined” to stand by its position as stated in the Gupkar Declaration.

Video of Farooq Abdullah dancing with Captain Amarinder Singh at a wedding goes viral

March 06, 2021 10:32 am

The two veteran politicians were captured enjoying themselves while dancing to covers of 'Aaj Kal Tere Mere Pyar Ke Charche' and 'Gulabi Aankhen Jo Teri Dekhi' in the video.

Disagreeing with govt not sedition, says SC; dismisses PIL seeking action against Farooq Abdullah

March 03, 2021 8:49 pm

A Bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Hemant Gupta said that expressing views which are different from the opinion of the government will not be seditious, Bar & Bench reported.

Matter pending in SC, stop delimitation, three Kashmir MPs tell panel

February 18, 2021 2:56 am

The Delimitation Commission had invited the three MPs for a meeting, as associate members of the Commission, on February 18.

Explained: What happens when ED attaches the property of an accused?

January 06, 2021 8:36 am

The purpose of attachment is to deprive an accused of the benefits of the attached asset. The law also provides for the property to remain out of bounds for the accused until the trial is complete.


After being released from detention, here is how Mehbooba Mufti spent her day

October 14, 2020 5:28 pm

Mufti, along with the entire separatist and mainstream leadership, was detained by the J&K Police on August 5 last year; the day the Centre abrogated Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and downgraded the state into two Union Territories.


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.