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J&K Ex-CM Farooq Abdullah’s detention is extended by three months

December 15, 2019 3:08 am

Abdullah is being held under the Public Safety Act, 1978, “with a view to prevent him from acting in any manner prejudicial to the maintenance of public order”, the order extending his

J&K admin extends Farooq Abdullah's detention by three months under PSA

December 14, 2019 7:55 pm

Srinagar MP Farooq Abdullah will continue to remain at his residence that has been declared a sub-jail.

Farooq Abdullah replies to Shashi Tharoor: 'We are not criminals... allow us to attend Parliament'

December 06, 2019 2:29 pm

Shashi Tharoor tweeted Abdullah's letter, which was a reply of a letter sent to the latter by the Congress leader on October 21, saying the government should allow the MPs to attend the Parliament session as a matter of parliamentary privilege. 

Farooq Abdullah nominated to 21-member Parliamentary committee on defence

November 21, 2019 3:59 pm

Farooq Abdullah was slapped with the stringent PSA on September 17 on the eve of a Supreme Court hearing on a habeas corpus pertaining to his detention filed by MDMK leader Vaiko.

Express daily briefing: Key sale numbers show rural demand may dip further; Justice SA Bobde to take over as CJI today

November 18, 2019 8:23 am

All major indicators of rural demand — sales of FMCG, and of tractors and two-wheelers as well as a decline in real wages, suggest the situation has only worsened since the beginning of the financial year 2019-20.

Let Farooq attend, Opposition tells PM at all-party meet before House session

November 18, 2019 6:42 am

Buoyant after the recent Assembly election results which didn’t give the BJP the results it expected, the Opposition is gearing up to take on the government over the economic slow-down, unemployment and farm distress, apart from Kashmir.

Congress slams Centre over detention of Mufti, Omar, and Farooq

November 16, 2019 2:49 am

The Congress also slammed the government for not lifting several restrictions, like the curbs on Internet, imposed in the Valley. “The Prime Minister is going around the world saying all is well."

Govt has been harsher than at any time I can remember: Farooq’s sister

November 16, 2019 2:37 am

Describing the revocation of special status as the “removal of the soul from the body”, Shah said, “We are at least within our homes, look at how they are preparing the MLA hostel for moving those held at SKICC. The windows are being blocked with plyboard sheets. Is this how you keep human beings?”

J-K: NC leaders condemn detention of Farooq Abdullah's daughter, sister

October 15, 2019 8:38 pm

Both Suraya Matto and Safiya Abdullah Khan were among a dozen women taken into preventive custody by police after they assembled at Partap Park and started protesting over Central government’s decision to end the state's special status.

To bridge trust deficit, J&K will try engage mainstream parties

October 15, 2019 11:34 am

The political mechanism currently under discussion is likely to involve second-rung leaders from regional parties in the Valley to form a political council that can initiate dialogue with people and assuage their fears in the wake of the August 5 decisions.


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.