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WATCH: Farooq Abdullah praises Lord Ram, calls him lord of the world
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WATCH: Farooq Abdullah praises Lord Ram, calls him lord of the world

Former National Conference (NC) President Farooq Abdullah made the statement about Lord Ram while targeting the BJP during the inauguration program of a factory in the Akhnoor district of Jammu and Kashmir

Farooq Abdullah steps down as National Conference chief
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Farooq Abdullah steps down as National Conference chief

Omar Abdullah, currently the party's vice-president, is likely to succeed him as the new chief

Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah gives shocking statement, 'justifies' killings of Kashmiri Hindus
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Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah gives shocking statement, 'justifies' killings of Kashmiri Hindus

In a shocking statement, Farooq Abdullah said on Monday that the incidents of target killings of Hindus in Jammu and Kashmir are not going to stop until Article 370 is restored

Ishwar-Allah controversy and the façade of Kashmiriyat
India

Ishwar-Allah controversy and the façade of Kashmiriyat

If Kashmir is truly full of brotherhood, tolerance, and communal harmony, why should there be an objection to Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram, or for that matter, yoga or Surya Namaskar?

In Kashmir, fear and cheer grip nonlocals as politics over voting rights heats up
India

In Kashmir, fear and cheer grip nonlocals as politics over voting rights heats up

Mostly in Kashmir for their livelihoods, a section of nonlocals are apprehensive that granting voting rights to them will pit them against the locals which will make their daily lives even more difficult already complicated by deadly terror strikes

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah skips court hearing in money laundering case due to 'health issues'
India

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah skips court hearing in money laundering case due to 'health issues'

The court had on 23 July issued summons to Abdullah on a complaint filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against him and others in the JKCA money laundering case

Farooq Abdullah says, 'Final decision on contesting all 90 seats in J&K at time of polls'
India

Farooq Abdullah says, 'Final decision on contesting all 90 seats in J&K at time of polls'

Besides the NC, the PAGD, which was formed on 4 August, 2019, comprises the PDP, CPM, Awami National Conference and CPI

Will invite the leaders of all national parties to J&K in September, keep our issues before them, says Farooq Abdullah
India

Will invite the leaders of all national parties to J&K in September, keep our issues before them, says Farooq Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir's Chief Electoral Officer Hirdesh Kumar had last week announced that non-locals who are ordinarily residing in the UT for different purposes can register their names in the voters' list

J&K: Farooq Abdullah holds all-party meet over registration of new voters
India

J&K: Farooq Abdullah holds all-party meet over registration of new voters

Jammu and Kashmir's Chief Electoral Officer Hirdesh Kumar had last week announced that non-locals who are ordinarily residing in the UT for different purposes can register their names in the voters' list

Sajad Lone on voting rights for non-locals: 'Will sit on hunger strike if rights of people of J&K are compromised'
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Sajad Lone on voting rights for non-locals: 'Will sit on hunger strike if rights of people of J&K are compromised'

"It's not the law that's a threat to us, we're scared of those implementing it. If we feel there is demographic intervention or the rights of the people of J&K are compromised, then we will sit on hunger strike in front of Parliament," said Lone.

Jammu and Kashmir: Congress to oppose inclusion of non-local voters
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Congress to oppose inclusion of non-local voters

AICC in-charge Jammu and Kashmir Rajini Patil alleged that the move to allow non-locals to vote in the state was illegal and said the Congress would participate in the all-party meeting called by the National Conference over the issue

Allowing outsiders to register as voters in Jammu and Kashmir last nail in coffin of democracy: Mehbooba Mufti
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Allowing outsiders to register as voters in Jammu and Kashmir last nail in coffin of democracy: Mehbooba Mufti

According to Chief Electoral Officer Hirdesh Kumar, Jammu and Kashmir is likely to get around 25 lakh additional voters, including outsiders, after the special summary revision of electoral rolls being held for the first time after the abrogation of Article 370

J&K cricket association money laundering case: ED files charge sheet against ex-CM Farooq Abdullah
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J&K cricket association money laundering case: ED files charge sheet against ex-CM Farooq Abdullah

Abdullah has been questioned multiple times by the agency in this case. The federal probe agency has attached assets belonging to Abdullah and others worth Rs 21.55 crore under three separate orders issued by it in the past

Amarnath cloudburst: Govt needs to explain what happened, says Farooq Abdullah
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Amarnath cloudburst: Govt needs to explain what happened, says Farooq Abdullah

At least 16 people have died in the cloud burst incident near the holy shrine of Amarnath

Keep it in your house: Farooq Abdullah on 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign
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Keep it in your house: Farooq Abdullah on 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign

The Culture Ministry is going to launch 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign this month, marking India's 75th Independence Day

Gupkar Alliance will contest J&K polls together, assert Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti
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Gupkar Alliance will contest J&K polls together, assert Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti

The Election Commission has set in motion the preparations for holding assembly polls in the Union Territory.

Explained: How Opposition’s efforts to find candidate for Presidential polls have been unsuccessful
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Explained: How Opposition’s efforts to find candidate for Presidential polls have been unsuccessful

Gopalkrishna Gandhi bowed out of the Presidential polls on Monday, saying there were better options than him. He is the third proposed face by the Opposition to back out of the race after Sharad Pawar and Farooq Abdullah

Presidential election 2022: Gopalkrishna Gandhi declines offer; second Opposition meet tomorrow
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Presidential election 2022: Gopalkrishna Gandhi declines offer; second Opposition meet tomorrow

Now with Gopalkrishna Gandhi declining the offer, all three candidates whose names had been pitched by the Opposition for a joint presidential candidature are out

Farooq Abdullah and Ghulam Nabi Azad's emotional tribute to the late Bhajan Sopori
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Farooq Abdullah and Ghulam Nabi Azad's emotional tribute to the late Bhajan Sopori

During the prayer meeting of Pandit Bhajan Sopori, senior political leaders Farooq Abdullah and Ghulam Nabi Azad expressed their deep connection with the 'humble human being'.

Farooq Abdullah withdraws his name from consideration as joint Opposition's presidential candidate
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Farooq Abdullah withdraws his name from consideration as joint Opposition's presidential candidate

He, however, thanked the opposition leaders for proposing his name as their candidate for the polls next month