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Centre’s move in J&K, info blackout challenged in SC

NC MPs’ petition questions use of Art 370 to undo Art 30; Kashmir Times editor seeks freedom for media to operate

Senior National Conference leader Shehnaz Ganai quits party

While Ganai could not be contacted, party leaders confirmed that she had tendered her resignation, adding that they were not aware of the reason that prompted her to take this decision. 

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NC will not allow changes in J-K's demography: Farooq Abdullah

Abdullah, while addressing a public gathering in Nowpora locality of the city in Srinagar, claimed that the Muslim character of the state has troubled those forces that are inimical to the very identity and integrity of the state.

Inordinate delay in holding assembly polls in J&K is like scuttling federalism in country: NC

"The central government led by BJP is persistent on ruling the state from the Centre. The move will prove detrimental to the structure of federalism in the country," NC general secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar said.

Kathua rape-murder case: J&K parties hail verdict

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the National Conference (NC) welcomed the Pathankot district and sessions court’s verdict in the Kathua rape and murder case. PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, who was chief minister when the case was reported, tweeted, “Welcome the judgement. High time we stop playing politics over a heinous crime where an 8 […]

Don't use Eid meeting to lobby for party ticket for Assembly polls: Omar Abdullah to NC leaders

"When you use the open access of Eid to bring a delegation to my home to lobby for your assembly mandate you aren't doing yourself any favours," Omar Abdullah, a former chief minister, tweeted. 

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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.”

Mehbooba Mufti hits out at Omar Abdullah, says J&K is not NC's personal estate

Mehbooba's attack followed Peoples Conference chief Sajjad Gani Lone's diatribe against Omar Abdullah that he needed 'mental treatment" for opposing emergence of new parties.

NC fields retired High Court judge Hasnain Masoodi from Anantnag

In Oct 2015, Justice Masoodi had ruled that Article 370, granting special status to the state, is permanent.

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.

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