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Jammu-Kashmir: Singer, former cop join NC

“There is no representation from our field. No government official is bothered about art, culture of the state. I want to give a voice to my people," Waheed Jeelani said.

Kashmir IAS officer Shah Faesal resigns, likely to join NC

The 2010-batch topper from the Kashmir had invited the wrath of the government for his tweet on rape culture which said,  “Patriarchy+Population+Illiteracy+Alcohol+Porn+Technology+Anarchy = Rapistan!” 


Jammu: Former Congress MLA Swaran Lata joins National Conference

She joined the National Conference (NC) in the presence of party vice-president and former chief minister Omar Abdullah at the party headquarters. 

JK Governor justifies dissolving Assembly, says MLAs were getting terror threats

About PDP and NC leaders' charge that Governor House did not receive Mehbooba Mufti's fax on Wednesday staking claim for government formation, he said that his office was closed on account of Eid.

J&K BJP asks poll panel to de-recognise National Conference, PDP

Pointing out that elections are the core of the democratic process, and afford an opportunity to the people to express their will, the BJP leader said that by boycotting the upcoming elections these political parties have “betrayed” the people and the Constitution.

Jammu: NC expels 8 leaders for opposing poll boycott call

NC spokesperson Madan Mantoo said, ``They have willfully violated the party decision of non-participation in civic boy polls."


India, Pakistan must start talks to find solution to Kashmir problem, says NC

On Tuesday, National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah, for the second consecutive day, chaired a two-day-long meeting of the Party’s CWC in Srinagar. Former chief minister and party vice-president Omar Abdullah was also present.

Won’t take part in J-K local polls till Centre clarifies position on Article 35 A: National Conference

PDP says not sure if party will participate, wants Governor to call all-party meet

Man barges into Farooq Abdullah’s Jammu house, shot dead

Syeed Murfad Shah’s father Imzad Hussain Shah said, “The CRPF personnel should not have shot him dead... he had no militant links. Even if he did barge into Farooq Abdullah’s house, he was unarmed. The guards could have easily overpowered him.

Omar Abdullah for early polls, Rahul Gandhi says BJP-PDP set fire to J&K

Omar Abdullah called for fresh elections while the Congress indicated that it preferred the imposition of Governor’s rule at this juncture.

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

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.

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

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

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'

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

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.