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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

NC president Farooq Abdullah's sister Suraiya, daughter Safiya released on bail

Farooq Abdullah's sister Suraiya and daughter Safiya detained on Tuesday during a protest at Srinagar's Pratap Park against Centre's abrogation of Article 370 in Srinagar on August 5.

Oct 17, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

Farooq Abdullah's sister, daughter detained during protest against abrogation of Article 370 in Srinagar

A group of women today held a demonstration at Srinagar's Lal Chowk against the withdrawal of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Oct 15, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

10-member PDP delegation defers Monday meeting with party chief Mehbooba Mufti

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti is under detention at Hari Nagar Palace Guest House since August 4, a day before the Centre decided to abrogate Article 370, which granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Oct 06, 2019, 23:50 PM IST

10-member PDP delegation to meet Mehbooba Mufti on September 7

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti is under detention at Hari Nagar Palace Guest House since August 4, a day before the Centre decided to abrogate Article 370, which granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Oct 06, 2019, 17:13 PM IST

15-member NC delegation to meet Farooq, Omar Abdullah after J&K Governor's nod

The NC leaders had expressed anguish over the continued detention of senior party leaders, including Farooq and Omar Abdullah, as also other top leaders of mainstream political parties of the state, ever since the Centre scrapped special status of the state under Article 370.

Oct 06, 2019, 07:34 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir Governor allows National Conference delegation to meet Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah

81-year-old Farooq is under house arrest at his Srinagar residence, his son and NC vice-president Omar is detained at a state guest house. 

Oct 05, 2019, 17:39 PM IST

Breaking News: National Conference MPs move Supreme Court over Article 370

The decision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government to abrogate Article 370 and bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir has been challenged in the Supreme Court. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 10, 2019, 18:02 PM IST

National Conference MPs move SC over Article 370, bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir

The plea in the Supreme Court claims that it is unconstitutional to abrogate Article 370 without the recommendation of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly.

Aug 10, 2019, 15:15 PM IST

Senior PDP leader Khalil Bandh joins National Conference party

Senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and former minister, Muhammad Khalil Bandh on Sunday joined the regional National Conference (NC).

Jul 21, 2019, 16:08 PM IST