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National Anthem disrespect: Farooq Abdullah offers apology, says 'sorry, if I offended anyone'

National Anthem disrespect: Farooq Abdullah offers apology, says 'sorry, if I offended anyone'

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah who was caught on speaking on his mobile phone while the national anthem was being played, on Saturday offered an apology on the issue. 

Farooq Abdullah insults national anthem, talks on phone

Ex-CM of J&K Farooq Abdullah faces the allegation of disrespecting national anthem. Watch complete news story of Aaj Ka Special for getting detailed updates!

DNA: Farooq Abdullah insults national anthem, talks on phone

Watch this special segment and get to know Farookh Abdullah insulting action against National Anthem.
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'Third Front' leaders attend Mamata Banerjee's swearing-in as West Bengal CM; 42 ministers take oath

'Third Front' leaders attend Mamata Banerjee's swearing-in as West Bengal CM; 42 ministers take oath

Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee was on Friday sworn in for a second consecutive term as West Bengal CM.

Lalu, Farooq Abdullah bat for secular front against BJP

Lalu, Farooq Abdullah bat for secular front against BJP

RJD chief Lalu Prasad asserted it was imperative to remove the Narendra Modi government to save India from getting divided.

Farooq Abdullah caught talking on phone during National Anthem rendition, triggers row

Farooq Abdullah caught talking on phone during National Anthem rendition, triggers row

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, unfazed by criticism, said he respects the National Anthem.

NC would safeguard Kashmir's political right and special status: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah today claimed there were "clear indications" that a "long-existing lobby" in New Delhi was "reinventing its mission to erode" Jammu and Kashmir?s internal autonomy and asserted that his party would safeguard the State?s political rights and special status.

Farooq Abdullah pitches for autonomy for divided Kashmir

Farooq Abdullah pitches for autonomy for divided Kashmir

 Giving autonomy to both parts of the divided Jammu and Kashmir is the only way to resolve the Kashmir dispute, former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah said on Monday.

NEET will put future of J&K students in peril: Farooq Abdullah

NEET will put future of J&K students in peril: Farooq Abdullah

He said the extension of NEET to J&K will also rob its female students of the 50 percent reservation introduced in the state's medical colleges to boost women education.

Religious intolerance biggest challenge facing country: Farooq Abdullah

Religious intolerance biggest challenge facing country: Farooq Abdullah

Stating that "religious intolerance" was the biggest challenge facing the country, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Sunday called for a collective effort to combat growing tendencies of religious intolerance.

Handwara unrest: Farooq Abdullah takes on "failed" J&K govt

Handwara unrest: Farooq Abdullah takes on "failed" J&K govt

Meanwhile, fresh clashes broke out today between protestors and the police in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Farooq bats for political empowerment of weaker sections

National Conference leader Dr Farooq Abdullah today batted for a decisive role for the weaker sections in decision-making, saying that unless they are empowered, the progress of Jammu and Kashmir will remain meaningless.

PDP leader joins NC in presence of Farooq Abdullah

A senior PDP leader today joined National Conference along with 40 of his associates, saying it was the only party that can "steer" Jammu and Kashmir to peace and prosperity.

Mehbooba Mufti takes oath as first woman CM of Jammu and Kashmir

Mehbooba Mufti takes oath as first woman CM of Jammu and Kashmir

Dressed in black, 56-year-old Mehbooba, who is still a member of Lok Sabha, took the oath of office and secrecy in Urdu.

Farooq Abdullah bats for sustained Indo-Pak dialogue

Seeking sustained dialogue between India and Pakistan, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said the state would be the biggest beneficiary of peace in the neighbourhood even as he batted for free movement across borders in the subcontinent along the lines of the European Union.

Reactionary and communal politics disastrous: Farooq Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday decried reactionary and communal politics, saying this may accrue short term gains for some but ultimately its fallout on secular fabric could be disastrous.

Farooq Abdullah bats for women’s entry in all temples

Farooq Abdullah bats for women’s entry in all temples

Hailing the celebration of Holi by widows in Vrindavan, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said all temples must be opened for women to enter.

Abdullah disapproves of JNU event on Afzal Guru hanging

"What was the necessity to bring in Afzal Guru into the campus? Whosoever raised the issue did a wrong thing. He has discredited and brought a bad name to JNU," Farooq Abdullah told reporters.

India can't keep Kashmir if Muslims viewed with suspicion, says Farooq Abdullah​

India can't keep Kashmir if Muslims viewed with suspicion, says Farooq Abdullah​

Former Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said India will not be able to keep Kashmir if the forces who see Muslims of the country with suspicion and pit the minority community against the majority are not reined in.

JNU campus row: Students should project views in civilised way, says Farooq Abdullah

JNU campus row: Students should project views in civilised way, says Farooq Abdullah

The remarks come hours after Delhi police made a series of arrests on charges of making anti-India slogans during an event at the campus.