National Conference

National Conference clarifies in Roshni Act case, "Farooq Abdullah took no land"

The list of Roshni Act land scam of Jammu and Kashmir has been made public. In this list, the names of many veteran leaders, including former Jammu and Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullah have been revealed. Abdullah is severely accused of illegally occupying government land.

Nov 24, 2020, 17:24 PM IST

What do they want? Should we leave mainstream, asks NC leader Omar Abdullah

The  National Conference leader said that Delhi thinks we would not do anything, adding "Centre has created such an atmosphere here that we have no option but to come together and save the state." 

Oct 29, 2020, 16:50 PM IST

J&K now up for sale: NC leader Omar Abdullah slams Centre's decision to allow anyone to buy land in Jammu and Kashmir

The Centre has amended several laws, over a year after the nullification of Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution.

Oct 27, 2020, 18:24 PM IST

ED questions former Jammu and Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullah second time in three days

This is the second time in three days that Abdullah was questioned again by the ED.

Oct 21, 2020, 18:36 PM IST

Cricket Scam: ED summons Farooq Abdullah

The ED has reportedly summoned former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister for questioning in the Rs 113 crore scam allegedly carried out when Abdullah was the chairman of the J&K Cricket Association.

Oct 21, 2020, 12:48 PM IST

BJP employing coercive, intimidating measures to target Farooq Abdullah: NC on ED summons

The NC said that the timing of the recent summon is very clear as Farooq Abdullah's previous summons were just before August 5 in 2019 and Monday’s summon comes within days of forming the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration.

Oct 19, 2020, 15:48 PM IST

Gupkar Declaration: PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti to attend meeting convened by NC leader Farooq Abdullah

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has convened a crucial meeting at his residence on Thursday for chalking out the future course of action on the 'Gupkar Declaration' with regard to the special status of Jammu and Kashmir which was revoked by the Centre last year.

Oct 15, 2020, 09:48 AM IST

We are not anyone's puppets; Farooq Abdullah's retort to Pakistan

Pakistan has always abused mainstream political parties of J&K but now suddenly they like us, the former CM said when asked about Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's statement.

Aug 30, 2020, 14:57 PM IST

National Conference says won't participate in J&K delimitation exercise

All five Lok Sabha MPs from Jammu and Kashmir -- three from the NC and two from the BJP -- have been nominated as "associate members" of the Delimitation Commission to assist the panel in redrawing parliamentary and assembly constituencies in the newly-created union territory.

May 29, 2020, 18:14 PM IST

National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah released after 7 months of detention

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has ordered the immediate release of former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah. National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah had been put under detention in August 2019 following the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Mar 13, 2020, 16:42 PM IST

I am free today, will go to Delhi to attend Parliament: Farooq Abdullah after his release from detention

The three-term chief minister of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state was under house arrest for months. 

Mar 13, 2020, 16:14 PM IST

J&K govt orders: Farooq Abdullah's detention revoked

Jammu Kashmir Govt orders to release National conference Leader Farooq Abdullah after his 7 months of detention.

Mar 13, 2020, 15:46 PM IST

J&K administration revokes Public Safety Act against Farooq Abdullah, sets him free

The Jammu and Kashmir authorities on Friday (March 13) revoked the Public Safety Act slapped against former state Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and also released him from house arrest. 

Mar 13, 2020, 13:31 PM IST

Altaf Bukhari launches Jammu and Kashmir Apni party, 31 leaders from PDP, NC, Congress to join

A new political formation named 'Apni Party' has been launched in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday (March 8) by a former minister of the erstwhile state, Altaf Bukhari. The new outfit, the first to be launched in Jammu and Kashmir after Centre revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir in August 2019. 

Mar 08, 2020, 14:40 PM IST

Four more detained Jammu and Kashmir leaders released

According to sources, the released leaders are from the National Conference and include Abdul Majid Larmi, Ghulam Nabi Bhat, Muhammad Shafi, and Muhammad Yusuf Bhat.

Feb 02, 2020, 15:19 PM IST

Detained NC leader Omar Abdullah's photo in beard surfaces, goes viral on Twitter

Omar looked almost unrecognisable in the viral picture, which evoked strong reactions from netizens.

Jan 25, 2020, 21:39 PM IST

J&K administration to release 4 more detained legislators

With the release of the four leaders, there are 21 leaders in detention in the valley presently, including former CMs Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehboob Mufti.

Jan 17, 2020, 13:36 PM IST

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah's detention under Public Safety Act in Jammu and Kashmir extended by 3 months

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah's detention on Saturday was extended by three months under the stringent Public Safety Act in Jammu and Kashmir.

Dec 14, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Supreme Court bench to hear petitions against revocation of Article 370 today

Earlier on November 14, the bench had refused to pass any interim order on the pleas saying it might lead to delay in the matter and the court would settle all the issues at one go after hearing all the parties. 

Dec 10, 2019, 07:20 AM IST

NC leader Farooq Abdullah writes to Shashi Tharoor, says 'we are not criminals'

In his reply, Abdullah thanked Tharoor for writing a letter in October which he claimed was delivered late to him by a magistrate who looks after him in a 'sub-jail'.

Dec 06, 2019, 07:08 AM IST