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Have to save country from communal forces: Farooq Abdullah

In the run-up to the polls, the NC has sharpened its attack on the Centre and PM Narendra Modi.

Decision 2019: Farooq Abdullah files nomination papers for Srinagar Lok Sabha seat

The Srinagar Lok Sabha seat is spread over three districts of Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderbal. It has 12,90,318 voters who will cast their votes at 1,716 polling stations. The last date for filing nomination papers for the second phase is March 26.


Congress to fight both Jammu seats, NC’s Farooq Srinagar

Emerging from a meeting with senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ambika Soni at his residence in Bhatindi area of Jammu, the NC chief said, “Whether we win or they win (the remaining three seats), secular forces will get strengthened.”

J&K alliance sealed: Congress gets two, NC one; friendly contest on three Lok Sabha seats

The two parties had contested the 2014 Lok Sabha elections together as well, and ended up with no seat. The BJP had won both the seats in the Jammu region and one in Ladakh, while the PDP had won all the three constituencies in Kashmir.

BJP dividing people; country not in trouble, Modi is: Farooq Abdullah

Addressing a public meeting asking people to vote for party candidate B R Kundal in Jammu-Poonch parliamentary constituency, he recalled that he had contested the 1996 elections when no one was ready to join the democratic process in view of peak militancy at that time.

'Totally for elections': Farooq Abdullah on Balakot airstrikes

The NC president said all parties are in favour of holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls and now the public should understand what their motive is.


Minorities feeling threatened under ruling dispensation: Farooq Abdullah

He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should make it clear that the country does not belong to only "one party or a particular sect of people".

Amid tense situation in Kashmir, Farooq Abdullah speaks to Rajnath Singh

Residents of Srinagar and other major towns of the Valley went on a panic buying spree on Saturday as government departments issued circulars and advisories, which hinted at the possibility of long drawn disruption in normal life.

Dialogue between India and Pakistan imperative for peace: Farooq Abdullah

In his public address at Tangdhar along the Line of Control in Kashmir’s Kupwara district, Vajpayee had said that both India and Pakistan will progress together if they remain, friends, otherwise both will have to suffer, the NC leader recalled.

Centre can take up Kashmir issue with Hurriyat: Farooq Abdullah

Referring to Army chief Bipin Rawat's comment a day earlier on engaging with Taliban without any preconditions, the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister said if the Army could suggest it, then the Centre should also talk with the Hurriyat leaders to solve the Kashmir issue.

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

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

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.