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11-Jul-2019 Srinagar

Solution of Kashmir issue must satisfy all : Farooq Abdullah

The Kashmir problem needs a political solution and this must satisfy all stakeholders, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah said on Thursday.Speaking to the media on the sidelines of a function here, the National Conference MP said: "Kashmir...

24-May-2019 Jammu

Modi can't remove 370, 35A despite huge victory: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Friday said that no matter how powerful the electoral mandate of Prime Minister Narendra Modi might have been, he cannot remove Article 370 and 35A.Speaking to reporters here, he said: "No matter how powerful Prime...

04-May-2019 Srinagar

Press freedom pivotal for a working democracy : Dr. Farooq Abdullah

National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said that freedom of the human mind is acknowledged in the right to free speech and free press.“A free press is pivotal for any working democracy as it keep the citizenry informed and imposes accountability,”...

13-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Farooq Abdullah compares PM Modi to Hitler

National Conference (NC) President Farooq Abdullah on Saturday compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Adolf Hitler and alleged that the BJP's "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas" is in the same lines as the German dictator's aspirations were.Addressing a rally in the...

10-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Dialogue only way to resolve K-issue : Farooq Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday asserted that dialogue between India and Pakistan is the only way to resolve the protracted issue of J&K.Addressing a public gathering at Palpura, Idgha Party president Dr...

09-Apr-2019 Srinagar

BJP fails Kashmiri Pandiths in its 5 year rule: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference Chief Farooq Abdullah has said that BJP ruled state for 5 years, promised resettlement to Kashmir Pandits back in their home state but they have not received even a single penny Modi Ji.While addressing election rally, Farooq Abdullah said...

08-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Removing Article 370,35A will pave way for 'Azadi' : Farooq Abdullah

National Conference President Farooq Abdullah said that if New Delhi wants to remove Article 370 and 35-A, let them do it and it will pave way for ‘our Azadi’.Farooq Abdullah  while addressing election rally in Downtown Srinagar said “Delhi think they will...

07-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Centre allowed Pulwama for Modi’s victory: Farooq Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) President Farooq Abdullah on Sunday alleged that the Central government knew about the Pulwama attack, but allowed it to happen so that Narendra Modi could win elections.They knew that the...

06-Apr-2019 SRINAGAR

J&K will have its own PM one day : Farooq Abdullah

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said that Jammu and Kashmir will have its own PM and Sadre riyasat one day".During election rally Chadoora said, Abdullah said "J&K will have its own PM and Sadre riyasat one day".He added that, "This elections...

02-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Farooq Abdullah dares Centre to 'even touch' articles 370, 35A

Heightening the electoral pitch of his party, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday dared the Modi government to "even touch" articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution which provide special status to the state.Addressing a gathering of...

30-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Modi trying to project himself as Hanuman : Farooq Abdullah

National Conference President Farooq Abdullah said on Saturday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was pressing buttons for everything including the A-Satellite missile to portray himself as some kind of a Hanuman.Addressing a convention of party workers here,...

26-Mar-2019 Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh)

Good ties with neighbours must for growth : Farooq Abdullah

National Conference leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday called for good relations with neighbouring countries, saying this alone could ensure development and prosperity of both the countries."If we are friendly with our...

12-Mar-2019 Srinagar

JK people want credible voice to represent them : Dr. Farooq Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said that the party is geared up for general elections saying people should elect those who will ensure that their voice is heard in the parliament of India.Party president while...

12-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Burhan Wani was a terrorist : Dr. Farooq Abdullah

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah today said that slain militant commander Burhan Wani was a terrorist.Farooq Abdullah said that Burhan was a terrorist during an interview with ABP news. He said that I never said that Burhan Wani was not a terrorist....

20-Feb-2019 Jammu

Former CS, minister, President Dharmarth Trust B R Kundal joins NC

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Wednesday announced its candidate for Lok Sabha from Jammu-Poonch constituency.The announcement was made by the party President Dr Farooq Abdullah soon after former Chief Secretary, ex-Congress minister and President...

19-Jan-2019 Kolkata

BJP dividing people on religious lines : Farooq Abdullah

National Conference President Farooq Abdullah today while speaking at the united opposition rally organised by TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee said that "i am a Muslim and I love India, my country".He said, “It is not the question of ousting any single person (Prime...

14-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Former DIG, Celebrity Singer Join NC

Former DIG including noted singer today joined National Conference in presence of Party President in Srinagar.Former DIG, Mushtaq Sadiq and noted singer Waheed Jeelani joined Farooq Abdullah led Jammu and Kashmir National conference today.Jammu and Kashmir...

12-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Will probe killings if elected to power with majority: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said that he will announce a truth and reconciliation process to probe killings if his party is elected to power with a majority in upcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir.Talking to reporters in south Kashmir’s...

11-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Center should hold talks with the Hurriyat: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has said that lasting peace can be achieved in Kashmir only through dialogue and the Center should hold talks with the Hurriyat leaders.Referring to Army chief Bipin Rawat's comment a day earlier on engaging with...

21-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Army not the solution to Kashmir problem: Farooq Abdullah

He also said Pakistan should put an end to terrorism first to build a foundation for developing the relationship between the two neighbours.Terming the current situation in the country as "volatile and dangerous", he claimed BJP's attempts to create hatred...

20-Dec-2018 Jammu

Will grant autonym to regions if voted to power: Farooq Abdullah

If voted to power in the ensuing assembly elections, regional autonomy will be granted in Jammu and Kashmir within 30 days of National Conference forming the government, its president and former three time chief minister Farooq Abdullah announced on Thursday....

20-Dec-2018 Jammu

Gagan Baghat joins National Conference

National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Thursday declared that if voted to power in the ensuing assembly elections, regional autonomy will be granted in Jammu and Kashmir within 30 days of his party forming the government.“The roadmap in this regard...

19-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Farooq Abdullah pitches for early polls in J&K

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) chief Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday pitched for early elections to the state Assembly.Talking to reporters during a function at his residence, where two expelled senior PDP leaders -- Basharat...

19-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Expelled PDP leader Syed Basharat Bukhari joins National Conference

Two disgruntled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders Basharat Bukhari and Peer Muhammad Hussain Wednesday joined the National Conference in Kashmir capital Srinagar.PDP had expelled Peer Muhammad Hussain and former minister Syed Bashrat Bukhari from the...

06-Dec-2018 Jammu

India going through worst phase of its history : Dr Farooq Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and president of the regional National Conference (NC), Dr Farooq Abdullah said on Thursday the country is passing through worst period of its history.Addressing party workers during a function to remember Dr Bhimrao...

05-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Shaikh Abdullah’s 113th anniversary: NC holds commemorative function

National Conference (NC) on Wednesday held commemorative functions to mark the 113th Birth Anniversary of Sher-e-Kashmir Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah across the State. The main congregational Fateha Khwani was held at Qaid Mazaar at Naseem Bagh in Srinagar. According...

02-Dec-2018 Srinagar

India-Pakistan friendship will solve Kashmir issue : Farooq Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Lok Sabha member, Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said the day India and Pakistan become friends, Kashmir issue would be resolved automatically.Talking to the media in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, he said: "The...

28-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Farooq Abdullah Inaugurates Kashmir World Film Festival

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah inaugurated the fourth-edition of Kashmir World Film festival at Tagore Hall in the presence of eminent artists and film personalities on Wednesday.Farooq was among the chief guests during the occasion,...

26-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Congress should have given Vajpayee Bharat Ratna : Farooq Abdullah

Lamenting that the political discourse in the country has hit a new low, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah said on Monday that the Congress, rather than the BJP-led NDA, should have conferred the Bharat Ratna on late former Prime Minister...

26-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Nobody can divide India as long as we are united : Farroq Abdullah

Marking a minute of silence in the memory of those killed during the 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai 10 years ago, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farroq Abdullah said on Monday that nobody can divide India as long as the people remain united.He said he...

18-Nov-2018 Lucknow

Farooq Abdullah calls for a united front against communal forces

National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Sunday urged all the secular forces of India to put up a strong and joint front against the communal forces that are hell-bent to tarnish the secular countenance of India.Dr Farooq while addressing various...

08-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Farooq Abdullah threatens to boycott LS, Assembly polls

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Saturday threatened that his National Conference (NC) party would boycott the 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly polls if the Centre does not clarify its stand on the special position of the state.Speaking...

08-Sep-2018 Srinagar

National Conference delegation meets Governor

A delegation of National Conference leaders led by Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Member Parliament, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation comprised  Sh. Aga Hussain, Sh. Aga Syed Ruhullah and Sh. Tanveer Sadiq.Sh Baseer...

07-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Politics is not bad but politicians can be bad : Farooq Abdullah

Former Chief Minister of Jammu Kashmir and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has said that "politics is not bad but politicians can be bad".Speaking at an event in Delhi on Thursday, he further said that since Independence, each election has divided...

01-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Governor launches India Postal Payments Bank in J&K

As a part of nation-wide launch of county’s new banking behemoth, India Post Payments Bank (IPPB), Governor Satya Pal Malik launched the IPPB facility for Jammu and Kashmir at an impressive function organized by the J&K Postal Circle at SKICC here this...

24-Aug-2018 Srinagar

An all political party delegation bids farewell to former Governor

A delegation of prominent political leaders of three political parties; led by Dr. Farooq Abdullah, MP and former Chief Minister, including Ms Mehbooba Mufti, MLA and former Chief Minister, met former Governor NN Vohra at Raj Bhavan here today. This group...

22-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Governor designate Satya Pal Malik arrives in Srinagar

J&K Governor designate, Satya Pal Malik arrived here from Patna this afternoon in a special plane. He will assume office as the 13th Governor of Jammu and Kashmir after formal swearing in ceremony here tomorrow.At the Srinagar International Airport, Governor...

16-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Dr Farooq Abdullah meets Governor

Dr. Farooq Abdullah, MP, and former Chief Minister, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Governor had discussions with Dr Abdullah about the forthcoming elections to Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies. Dr Abdullah welcomed Governor’s decision...

29-Jul-2018 Srinagar

No buyers for Mehbooba's crocodile tears : Dr Farooq Abdullah

National Conference President and Member of Parliament for Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said there were no buyers for Mehbooba Mufti’s crocodile tears in Kashmir and her new theatrical drama was aimed at covering her disastrous, unjust and corrupt...

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