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National Conference


Abdullahs infringed on land for offices, house: J&K probe

November 25, 2020 12:14 pm

Denying the allegations, the National Conference on Tuesday said, "The news attributed to sources that Dr Farooq Abdullah is a beneficiary of the Roshni Act is completely false and is being spread with malicious intent.

US embassy envoys meet NC, Apni Party leaders in Jammu

November 25, 2020 7:29 am

Apni Party spokesperson Vikram Malhotra said they discussed the current political situation in J&K and the coming DDC elections, and the emergence of Apni Party, among other issues.

BJP MP from Ladakh on support to NC: Want LAHDC-Kargil to complete its full term

November 21, 2020 8:59 pm

He also asserted that the restoration of pre-August 5, 2019 position, when Ladakh was part of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, is impossible.

Elsewhere it is part of ‘Gupkar Gang’ but in Kargil, National Conference is BJP’s ally

November 19, 2020 1:47 pm

NC president Farooq Abdullah is chairperson of the PAGD. Of the 26 elected members of the LAHDCK, 10 are from the NC, eight from the Congress and three from the BJP; there are five Independents. The Ladakh Union Territory administration nominates four members to the 30-member LAHDCK.

Former National Conference MLA Altaf Ahmad Wani stopped from flying to Dubai, govt to amend order

November 15, 2020 12:10 pm

Wani, who is a former MLA from Pahalgham, was booked on a Dubai-bound Vistara flight along with his family members, and was stopped at immigration just before it was to leave from Delhi airport at around 8 pm.

Explained: What is the JKCA case in which ED has questioned Farooq Abdullah?

October 22, 2020 7:55 am

Farooq Abdullah has steadfastly maintained that he is innocent. Even in his response to the High Court, he had refuted the allegations, claiming that his name was being dragged in to tarnish his political image.

'Resolve to restore J&K's special status will continue': Farooq Abdullah after ED questioning

October 19, 2020 7:09 pm

The ED had earlier questioned Abdullah in July in connection with the case, and his statement was recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

NC's political affairs committee meets first time after revocation of J-K's special status

August 29, 2020 2:48 pm

The PAC meeting began at party headquarters Nawa-i-Subah here under the chairmanship of National Confenence president Farooq Abdullah, a NC leader said.

NC says won’t participate in delimitation exercise

May 30, 2020 6:20 am

The Union Government had constituted the Delimitation Commission on March 6 to redraw Lok Sabha and Assembly constituencies of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the North-Eastern states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland.

After 7 months in detention, Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar Abdullah

March 14, 2020 3:07 pm

Today, he drove from his residence to the nearby Hari Nivas where his son, also a former chief minister, has been held under preventive custody since February 5 under the PSA.


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.