Former chief minister and NC patron Farooq Abdullah on Friday made his first public appearance in his 'trademark style' post last year's organ transplant, when he visited the famous Raghunath market here where shopkeepers came out of their establishments and passersby jostled to have a close look.
Dismissing the demand by separatists to curtail the duration of Amarnath Yatra, National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Friday said the pilgrimage should continue to be of two months as it was not only religiously important but also served as a source of livelihood for many.
Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday sought response from former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on a public interest litigation (PIL) filed in alleged multi-crore scam in the state's cricket association.
Opposition National Conference president and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, who has been out of the public eye for almost a year due to organ transplant, today made a surprise visit to Lal Chowk city centre here.
Opposition National Conference and Congress lawmakers on Friday disrupted proceedings in both houses of Jammu and Kashmir legislature, accusing the government of misleading people on the issue of transfer of power projects to the state, and created ruckus in the Assembly as Speaker directed marshaling out of some members.
Blaming Jammu and Kashmir's political dynasties for the state's backwardness and corruption, BJP on Thursday said the time has come when the people themselves have decided to teach these families and their parties a lesson.
Reacting to apprehensions that BJP may abrogate Article 370, the party on Sunday said it would only do what the people of state want with regard to the provision of the Constitution that grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Health woes have kept Farooq Abdullah far away from home but the three-term Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir says that his bigger worry on Sunday is BJP's "sinister" plan to abrogate the state's special status which will lead to "massive unrest".
National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Sunday accused Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad of making "allegations" and "distorting" facts regarding the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said his party would continue with its mission of public service and was committed to addressing grievances of the people in an effective manner.