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Abdullahs’ habeas corpus petitions: To pleas for release of 16 NC leaders, J&K admin says none detained

August 12, 2020 2:01 am

The NC said the UT administration’s response was “fallacious and far from reality”, and that the “excuses put forth by the administration in the court of law are misleading and contemptuous”.

BJP can gather and celebrate, we can’t even meet in my father's lawn: Omar Abdullah

August 05, 2020 8:27 pm

Omar Abdullah, who is the vice president of the NC, said, "One year later the authorities are still too afraid to allow us to meet much less carry out any normal political activity. This fear speaks volumes about the true situation on the ground in Kashmir."

Before anniversary of split, J&K sarpanch shot at, Farooq calls parties for a meeting

August 05, 2020 12:06 pm

Former J&K Chief Minister and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has called a meeting of mainstream political leaders at his residence on Wednesday. The meeting, however, is unlikely to happen as most of the political leaders are still under house detention.

Farooq Abdullah calls for probe into exodus of Kashmiri Pandits

August 02, 2020 7:34 pm

Replying to questions during a webinar, Abdullah said he was of the firm belief that Kashmir is incomplete without Kashmiri Pandits and that he would support any mechanism to bring them back honourably.

Omar Abdullah, Farooq move J&K HC for release of 16 NC leaders detained since August 5 last year: Party

July 13, 2020 10:48 pm

NC president and Lok Sabha member Farooq Abdullah and NC vice president Omar Abdullah filed the habeas corpus petitions, challenging "the unconstitutional and illegal house detention" of senior leaders and functionaries, according to a party statement.

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."


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.