Farooq Abdullah

Release separatists so that they can speak to Rajnath Singh: Farooq Abdullah

Farooq Abdullah alleged that senior journalist Gauri Lankesh was killed because she wrote about how the RSS was weakening the country.

Sep 08, 2017, 15:35 PM IST
Mehbooba Mufti hopes plea against Article 35A will be dismissed by Supreme Court

Mehbooba Mufti hopes plea against Article 35A will be dismissed by Supreme Court

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday expressed confidence in the Supreme Court, saying that a plea challenging Article 35A of the Constitution will be dismissed by the apex court.

Aug 15, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
RSS hits out at Rahul Gandhi, asks what has Congress done to resolve Kashmir issue

RSS hits out at Rahul Gandhi, asks what has Congress done to resolve Kashmir issue

Rahul Gandhi had slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Centre while digging out issues.

Jul 22, 2017, 21:40 PM IST
Kashmir would become Syria, Iraq if America intervenes: Mehbooba Mufti on third party intervention

Kashmir would become Syria, Iraq if America intervenes: Mehbooba Mufti on third party intervention

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday criticized National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah for his remarks on Kashmir issue and said that the situation in Kashmir Valley would be same as Syria and Afghanistan if America intervenes on the matter.

Jul 22, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
BJP says Nehru-Gandhi and Abdullah families responsible for Kashmir crisis

BJP says Nehru-Gandhi and Abdullah families responsible for Kashmir crisis

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said that National Conference (NC) supremo Farooq Abdullah's suggestion of involving a third party to resolve Kashmir issue reeks of sheer irresponsibility.

Jul 22, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi refutes Farooq Abdullah's assertion on third party intervention to resolve Kashmir issue

Rahul Gandhi refutes Farooq Abdullah's assertion on third party intervention to resolve Kashmir issue

The BJP reacted by blaming the country`s first prime minister and Rahul`s great-grandfather Jawaharlal Nehru and the Gandhi family for all the problems in Kashmir.

Jul 21, 2017, 18:17 PM IST
Kashmir ex-CMs become semi-separatists out of power: Minister Jitendra Singh

Kashmir ex-CMs become semi-separatists out of power: Minister Jitendra Singh

He pointed out that 14 students from the Valley cleared the civil service examination this year and referred to 11 officers from Kashmir who recently graduated from the IMA.

Jun 16, 2017, 20:23 PM IST

Farooq Abdullah, D Raja demand political solution to Kashmir

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and CPI national secretary D Raja today called for a "political solution" to troubled Kashmir.

May 10, 2017, 18:52 PM IST

'Centre unwilling to accept political nature of Kashmir issue'

The opposition party stated this after a meeting of its core group - its highest decision-making body - which was chaired by NC president and Member of Parliament Farooq Abdullah.

May 07, 2017, 23:48 PM IST
Pakistan denying mutilation of Indian soldiers is 'unfortunate': Farooq Abdullah

Pakistan denying mutilation of Indian soldiers is 'unfortunate': Farooq Abdullah

Days after the mutilation of two Indian soldiers by the Pakistan Army along Line of Control (LoC) in the Krishna Ghati sector of the Poonch district, National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Thursday vouched for talks between India and Pakistan asserting that only talks between India and Pakistan can improve relations and end this crisis.

May 04, 2017, 16:54 PM IST
Refrain from lowering soldiers' morale: Centre to Farooq Abdullah

Refrain from lowering soldiers' morale: Centre to Farooq Abdullah

With former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah raking a row with through his 'Kupwara attack was aimed to spread hatred against Muslims' remark, the Centre has reiterated that senior politicians should refrain from making statement that lower the morale of the security forces.

Apr 30, 2017, 15:53 PM IST
NPP condemns Farooq Abdullah for Kupwara remark

NPP condemns Farooq Abdullah for Kupwara remark

Condemning National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah's remark on Kupwara attack, the National Panthers Party (NPP) on Sunday held the former and his party responsible for the prevailing 'nuisance' situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

Apr 30, 2017, 09:02 AM IST

Centre slams Farooq Abdullah for his 'irresponsible' Kupwara remark

"Hearing such an irresponsible statement from a politically mature person like Abdullah is disheartening. His remark on such an important issue like national security raises doubts on his political thinking," Naqvi told ANI.

Apr 30, 2017, 00:08 AM IST

Not holding talks with separatists can be disastrous: Farooq

"The Centre's submission in the Supreme Court that it will not hold dialogue with separatists might prove disastrous for the future of Jammu and Kashmir," Abdullah said.

Apr 29, 2017, 20:49 PM IST
After poll win, Abdullah demands Governor's rule in J&K

After poll win, Abdullah demands Governor's rule in J&K

"I appeal to the Governor and the President of India to dismiss this government and impose Governor's rule in the state," Abdullah said.

Apr 15, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
Farooq Abdullah wins Srinagar by-poll by over 10,000 votes

Farooq Abdullah wins Srinagar by-poll by over 10,000 votes

Farooq polled 47,926 votes while Khan polled 37,369 votes. NOTA (none of the above) were 714, election officials said.

Apr 15, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
Srinagar-Budgam by-election Results: As it happened

Srinagar-Budgam by-election Results: As it happened

Counting of votes for Srinagar-Budgam Parliamentary by-election began at 8 am here on Saturday.

Apr 15, 2017, 08:24 AM IST
Omar Abdullah tweets video of youth tied to Army jeep after CRPF jawans' clips go viral; Twitterati slam him for 'double standards'

Omar Abdullah tweets video of youth tied to Army jeep after CRPF jawans' clips go viral; Twitterati slam him for 'double standards'

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah's tweet came after a video surfaced showing the CRPF jawans being heckled by some persons in Kashmir.

Apr 14, 2017, 18:20 PM IST

Srinagar bypoll: Low key campaign, parties use social media

The campaigning for the by-poll to the prestigious Srinagar Lok Sabha seat has been a low key affair in the backdrop of the five-month summer agitation last year but political parties and independent candidates have heavily relied on social media to reach out to the electorate.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
Farooq Abdullah calls Kashmir's stone pelters 'nationalists', open to US' mediation in Indo-Pak talks

Farooq Abdullah calls Kashmir's stone pelters 'nationalists', open to US' mediation in Indo-Pak talks

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah said if India and Pakistan cannot resolve their issues, then the US should come forward and facilitate as the third party.

Apr 05, 2017, 14:25 PM IST