National Conference

NC leaders demand end to their 'illegal and unlawful' detention, write to J&K administration

The leaders said that either they should be given the order on their detention or they would move a court to get directions for their release.

published on : 1st July 2020

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah calls for bringing detainees to J-K

Farooq Abdullah asked all parties of J-K to unite in asking the Centre to bring back all detainees lodged outside prisons to the Union Territory on humanitarian grounds.

published on : 16th March 2020

NC changes tone on rural polls

In a dramatic U-turn, the National Conference (NC) said on Sunday that it will take part in the panchayat elections next month if certain “road blocks” are removed. 

published on : 17th February 2020

National Conference decides to participate in J-K Panchayat polls, wants 'roadblocks' to be removed

Rattan Lal Gupta asked the CEO to advice the party on how these roadblocks, that have been placed in the way of participation, can be overcome.

published on : 16th February 2020

J&K: National Conference MP Mohammad Akbar Lone's son slapped with PSA

Hilal Lone had been under preventive detention since August 5 last year when the Centre announced the abrogation of erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state's special status.

published on : 10th February 2020

Blatant illustration of Centre's high-handedness, says NC after PSA on Omar, others

Farooq Abdullah was booked under the PSA in September last year which was reviewed again in December for a period of three months.

published on : 7th February 2020

'Mufti, Omar not militants or anti-national': Nazir Ahmad Laway on PSA

Both former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers were detained after the government abrogated Article 370 last year

published on : 7th February 2020

National Conference appeals to Modi government for release of its top leaders

Rejecting reports appearing in a section of the media, the NC said it was not working on any deal with the Centre to secure release of its leadership.

published on : 11th January 2020

J&K parties hope curbs are lifted, leaders released

Reacting to SC verdict, PDP spokesman Firdous Tak said, “Justice delayed is justice denied.

published on : 11th January 2020

Disappointed with the way foreign envoys brought to J&K to endorse Centre's claims of normalcy: NC

The party alleged that the envoys have been brought to the Valley on a 'guided tour', where access has been limited to 'handpicked individuals who toe the government line'.

published on : 9th January 2020

National Conference, PDP hold first political meetings since August 5

At the meeting, the party strongly condemned detention of its leaders and sought the release of all its detained leaders including former chief ministers Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah.

published on : 24th December 2019

National Conference asks government to release political prisoners in J&K

NC leaders and former Chief Ministers Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah, along with PDP chief and another former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti continued to be under detention.

published on : 5th November 2019

NC hopes new Jammu and Kashmir Governor will appreciate people's sentiments

National Conference also hoped the change of guard in the Raj Bhavan would usher a new era of confidence for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 26th October 2019

Harsh measures will alienate people, delay in restoration of normalcy in Kashmir: National Conference

The police on Tuesday arrested half-a-dozen women activists during a march to protest the abrogation of provisions of Article 370 and bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into union territories.

published on : 15th October 2019

Lifting of advisory on tourists half-hearted initiative: National Conference

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday directed lifting of an over two-month-old advisory which had asked tourists to leave the Valley due to 'terror threat'.

published on : 9th October 2019
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