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Centre following policy of 'denialism' on J&K: Farooq Abdullah

June 06, 2022 11:45 am

Farooq Abdullah, a former chief minister, was speaking to party workers at Surankote in the border district of Poonch.

Afraid to go out of J&K... first target Muslims: Omar Abdullah

May 15, 2022 9:07 am

This is the second outburst by Omar over communal polarisation in the country.

J&K delimitation report raises more questions than it answers. Next step, polls

May 07, 2022 9:41 am

J&K has not had elected representatives since 2018. Governed by unaccountable bureaucrats, police and security forces, the real J&K is a far cry from the picture postcards of tourists at Dal Lake.

NC, PDP for joint electoral front, but DDC polls a reality check

May 01, 2022 7:01 am

While NC vice-president Omar, who holds no official post in the PAGD, was the first to call for a united front for polls, he had been backed by PDP president and PAGD vice-president Mehbooba Mufti.

NC, PDP suggest joint front in polls; Mufti says must hold off BJP

April 28, 2022 8:25 am

The NC and PDP are the two main constituents of the PAGD, which also includes the CPM and Awami National Conference.

Weighed down by Gupkar agenda & proposed delimitation, PDP, NC lose footing in Jammu

April 10, 2022 6:23 pm

Both parties have lost high-profile Jammu leaders since the abrogation of Article 370 in 2019

NC Minority cell chief resigns

April 08, 2022 2:12 pm

Dozens of top leaders including lawmakers have left National Conference in the past six months over various issues.

3 killings in 2 weeks: Sarpanchs targeted amid talk of polls in J&K

March 15, 2022 7:18 am

Amid talk of elections in Jammu & Kashmir, the three killings of grassroots representatives in the Valley, all in the space of less than a fortnight, has put the spotlight on a renewed militant campaign against panchs and sarpanchs.

J&K: Delimitation panel redraws electoral map

February 06, 2022 8:04 am

In the draft paper, the Commission has proposed changes in Baramulla, Kupwara, Srinagar, Kulgam and Anantnag districts of the Kashmir division.

Was detained as part of conspiracy to finish National Conference: Omar Abdullah

November 29, 2021 9:26 pm

'They do not like us as we do not woo people by make false promises and raise slogans through deceit and on the basis of religion and regionalism,' Omar said.


Kashmiris brave cold weather to cast vote in phase 3 of polling in J-K

December 10, 2014 8:54 am

The phase three polling began in Jammu and Kashmir amid high security. Polling is taking place in the Valley in the backdrop of recent militant attacks.


Express Eye for Detail 14: J&K crisis, Sushma Swaraj out of 2019 race, American tourist in Andaman and more

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

This week we look at the strange situation in Jammu & Kashmir where a fax machine is all it took to stop three parties from coming together and forming the government. What it means for Sushma Swaraj to opt out of the 2019 general election and the c

J&K political drama: Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

National Conference chief Omar Abdullah said that PDP and NC coming together is not the best idea for mainstream politics in J&K. But today, both he and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation.

'It doesn't help when 14-16 leaders sit on stage and blast PM Modi. It allows him to play victim... Must work at state-level'

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

In this edition of Idea Exchange Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah expresses concern over the recent political killings in Jammu and Kashmir and says that the Centre's lack of clarity on J&K is worrying.

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.