Farooq Abdullah

Farooq, Omar and Mehbooba to join Yatra in J&K

CPM’s Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami will also join Rahul Gandhi when Bharat Jodo Yatra reaches UT on Jan 22

published on : 28th December 2022

Question in valley: Will Omar fight poll without restoration of J&K statehood?

Farooq Abdullah in his first speech after taking over as the NC president for another three years term, asserted that his son and former CM Omar Abdullah would have to contest the Assembly polls.

published on : 8th December 2022

J&K: Farooq Abdullah re-elected National Conference president

Speaking at the event, the octogenarian said boycotting the panchayat polls in 2018 was "a huge mistake" and the party must contest every future election in Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 5th December 2022

Omar staying away from Assembly polls, Farooq Abdullah likely to be party’s CM face in J&K

It is a change of strategy on the part of senior Abdullah, who had last contested Assembly elections in J&K in 2008.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Will fight next assembly elections: former J&K CM Farooq Abdullah

"Insha Allah, I am going to fight the next Assembly elections whenever held (in J&K)," Abdullah told reporters here on the sidelines of a function organised to welcome new entrants into the party.

published on : 19th November 2022

Farooq Abdullah to step down from NC president post, says time for new generation

There is widespread speculation that 85-year-old Abdullah will assume the role of party patron and his son Omar Abdullah, currently the party's vice-president, is likely to succeed him.

published on : 18th November 2022

L-G slams Farooq: ‘Don’t justify killings of civilians’

He said in this nation, everyone has the fundamental right to freedom of expression as envisaged by the founders of the Constitution.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Farooq Abdullah hits out at BJP over 'normalcy claims', says killings won't stop until 'justice' is served 

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said had the situation been improved on the ground, another innocent Kashmiri pandit would not have been killed.

published on : 17th October 2022

National Conference's fight against abrogation of Article 370 still on, says Farooq Abdullah

The former Union minister, however, said that the people of J-K will also have to play their role by registering and subsequently coming out in large numbers to vote, whenever elections are held.

published on : 3rd October 2022

Jammu: Abdullah commences 4-day tour; asks party workers to inform people about 'anti-J&K forces'

On August 5, 2019, the BJP-led central government revoked Article 370 of the constitution guaranteeing special status to Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcating it into two Union Territories.

published on : 3rd October 2022

PAGD, other parties meet in Jammu; to form committee on non-locals as J&K voters

PAGD chairperson and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah announced the decision on the formation of the committee after chairing the over three-hour meeting.

published on : 10th September 2022

Opposition's show of strength: INLD's September 25 rally aims to bring Nitish, Tejashwi, Pawar on one stage

The former prime minister and JD(S) leader H D Deve Gowda, SAD patriarch Parkash Singh Badal and Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik have also been invited to the rally.

published on : 7th September 2022

'Regret Azad leaving Congress when it is going through tough times': Farooq Abdullah

Abdullah expressed hope that the Congress high command also sees to the spate of resignations in the party and the banner of revolt by the G-23 leaders.

published on : 27th August 2022

'Final decision on contesting all 90 seats in J-K at time of polls': NC president Farooq Abdullah

His remarks come a day after the provincial committee of the National Conference resolved to contest all 90 seats and not in alliance with other members of the Gupkar alliance.

published on : 25th August 2022

Parties in J-K vow to challenge any move to include 'non-locals' in electoral rolls; BJP hits out

Political parties claimed the administration has not addressed their main concern on whether ''outsiders'' ordinarily residing in J-K will be allowed to enroll as voters.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Congress to oppose inclusion of non-local voters in J-K's electoral rolls

AICC in-charge Jammu and Kashmir Rajini Patil alleged that the move to allow non-locals to vote in J-K was illegal and said the Congress would attend the all-party meeting convened by NC.

published on : 20th August 2022

Non-local voter issue: Farooq Abdullah calls for all-party meet on August 22, BJP not invited

NC spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar said Abdullah has spoken to the mainstream political parties in the Union Territory and invited them to join the meeting.

published on : 18th August 2022

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah tests positive for Covid again

The 85-year-old MP from Srinagar is recovering well and has self-isolated at home.

published on : 13th August 2022

ED files chargesheet against Farooq Abdullah

The supplementary charge sheet was preceded by three provisional attachment orders where movable as well as immovable assets to the extent of `21.55 crore belonging to the accused were attached.

published on : 27th July 2022

Chargesheet filed against Farooq Abdullah in J&K cricket scam case

The Enforcement Directorate has attached assets belonging to Abdullah and others worth Rs 21.55 crore under three separate orders issued by it in the past.

published on : 26th July 2022
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