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Farooq Abdullah nominated to 21-member Parliamentary committee on defence

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

NC leaders visit Farooq and Omar, seek their release before polls; PDP cleared to meet Mufti

NC team says Abdullahs ‘pained’ but well and in high spirits; PDP given time on Monday, defers visit.

Evening news wrap: Farooq Abdullah meets NC leaders; flashes ‘victory’ sign; 29 protesters released on bail; and more

From Aarey protests to India willing the first test match of series against South Africa, here are the top news evening headlines.

J&K: Governor Malik allows NC delegation to meet Farooq, Omar Abdullah

A day after he was allowed to move out of the house nearly two months after the dilution of Article 370, Devender Singh Rana had on Thursday asked Governor Malik to allow their delegation to meet party president and vice president so as to decide their future course of action.

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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.