Tag: Farooq Abdullah

Farooq Abdullah seeks passage of women’s reservation bill in Parliament

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah slammed the BJP on Monday over the delay in the passage of the women’s reservation bill in Parliament despite enjoying...

Farooq Abdullah’s petition challenging ED to come up for hearing in JK High court on Monday

A petition of veteran politician Farooq Abdullah challenging an order of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) of attaching his properties in the erstwhile state will come...

J&K: Delimitation Commission gets one-year extension | India News

NEW DELHI: The Delimitation Commission, a panel for redrawing the parliamentary and assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir, has got a one-year extension, a move...

Delimitation Commission gets one-year extension to conclude its task in J&K

The Delimitation Commission, a panel for redrawing the parliamentary and Assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir, has got a one-year extension, a move indicating that...

Dissent not sedition, can’t try citizens for anti-government views: Supreme Court | India News

NEW DELHI: Emphasising that citizens cannot be prosecuted just for expressing their opinion against the government and its policies, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said...

Farooq Abdullah: Abdullah requests PM to restore 4G internet in J&K; prays for success of COVID vaccine

Jammu: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Sunday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restore 4G mobile internet services in Jammu and Kashmir as...

J-K DDC polls: Gupkar alliance bags 82 seats, leading in 30; BJP opens account in Kashmir

The seven-party Gupkar alliance led by Farooq Abdullah was ahead in the seat tally in the maiden District Development Council polls in Jammu and Kashmir...

‘Gupkar gang’ built palatial estates, Modi govt built bunkers for jawans at border: Anurag Thakur

JAMMU: Union minister and BJP leader Anurag Thakur on Tuesday targeted the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) and alleged that the “gang” built big...

kashmir: Mission Kashmir: Will the ballot beat the bullet this time in J&K?

PS Sudan, 79, who runs an arms and ammunition business in downtown Jammu still remembers the 1964 rally that Sheikh Abdullah addressed in Doda. The...

Security being used as pretext to impede, customise democracy in J&K: Farooq Abdullah | India News

SRINAGAR: The PAGD continued on Saturday with its tirade against the administration of its candidates being allegedly prevented from campaigning and security used as a...

Amid talk of rift, Farooq gives Mehbooba Mufti free hand in alliance seat-sharing | India News

SRINAGAR: The newly formed People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Sunday authorised PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti to choose which seats her party would like...

We have not authorised Farooq Abdullah to announce its alliance with PAGD: Congress

NEW DELHI: The Congress said on Monday that it has not authorised National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah to announce its alliance with the People’s Alliance...

Congress with Gupkar Alliance, to fight DDC polls together: Farooq | India News

SRINAGAR: National Conference president and head of People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said that Congress was with the seven-party amalgam...

Alliance to fight devpt council polls jointly in J&K | India News

SRINAGR: The recently-constituted Peoples’ Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), an amalgam of seven regional parties including CPM and CPI, on Saturday unanimously decided to contest...

Not worried about ED questioning, struggle for Article 370 will continue: Farooq Abdullah | India News

NEW DELHI: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, who was on Monday grilled for over 6 hours by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a multi-crore...

It is best to be true to oneself: Omar Abdullah in new book

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah says in a new book that he will neither be “Indian enough for extreme right-wing nationalist politicians” nor “Kashmiri enough...

Over a year after Gupkar declaration, parties in Kashmir resolve to fight for special status

SRINAGAR: Political parties in Kashmir on Saturday unanimously resolved to fight for restoration of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir as it existed pre-August...

View: Early for govt to pat its back for absence of upsurge in the wake of of revocation Article 370

By Avinash Mohananey It came as a huge surprise to those who have dealt with or were posted in Kashmir in security establishments when the...

Lone freed, Mehbooba’s PSA detention extended by 3 months | India News

SRINAGAR: J&K People’s Conference chairman Sajad Lone on Friday walked out “a free man” after spending five days short of a year in preventive detention,...

Farooq, Omar move HC for release of 16 NC leaders detained since August 5 last year: Party | India News

SRINAGAR: The National Conference on Monday moved the Jammu and Kashmir High Court seeking early release of 16 party members who have been detained at...

Mehbooba Mufti to form joint strategy with other stakeholders in Kashmir over abrogation of Article 370, after her release

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday shifted former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti from a government lodge to her Fair View residence on Gupkar...