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.
Terming the outcome of the recent Lok Sabha polls as a wake-up call, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah today said his party would convert its defeat into strength and bounce back with renewed vigour.
Amid the raging controversy over Smriti Irani being made the Union HRD Minister, National Conference President Farooq Abdullah today said it was the prerogative of the prime minister to name anyone as a minister.
Election trends in Jammu and Kashmir have come as setback for ruling National Conference which was trailing in all the three Parliamentary Lok Sabha seats including in Srinagar where party President Farooq Abdullah was contesting.
Jammu: The fate of 77 candidates, including Union ministers Farooq Abdullah and Ghulam Nabi Azad, from six Lok Sabha seats of Jammu and Kashmir will be known after the counting of votes tomorrow.
"Tight security arrangements have been made in and around the counting centres in five districts in Jammu and Kashmir. All other arrangements have also been put in place" , a senior officer of J&K Election department officer said today.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday termed as "wrong" the Centre`s announcement for setting up a judicial commission to probe the snoopgate issue allegedly involving Narendra Modi.