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Kashmir will remain part of India even if I am killed, says Farooq Abdullah
India

Kashmir will remain part of India even if I am killed, says Farooq Abdullah

Speaking at a condolence meet for the principal of a Eidgah government school who was shot dead by militants on 7 October, Abdullah said the people of Kashmir have to be courageous and fight the killers together

Five militants killed in Shopian in separate encounters in J&K; two cases of targeted killings solved, says police
India

Five militants killed in Shopian in separate encounters in J&K; two cases of targeted killings solved, says police

A police spokesperson said two of the four recent cases of target killings in Srinagar and Bandipora have been solved with the elimination of the terrorists involved in these incidents

Farooq Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti praise Taliban but 'real Sharia law' in Kashmir undercuts their own politics
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Farooq Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti praise Taliban but 'real Sharia law' in Kashmir undercuts their own politics

Both Mehbooba and Abdullah know what the Islamists have done in Kashmir over the last 30 years

'Disappointed' by outcome of meeting with PM, says Gupkar Alliance; insists on statehood for J&K before Assembly polls
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'Disappointed' by outcome of meeting with PM, says Gupkar Alliance; insists on statehood for J&K before Assembly polls

The PAGD issued the statement after holding an emergency meeting late on Sunday night at the residence of former J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah

'Polls first, statehood later': What Narendra Modi said at critical Jammu and Kashmir all-party meet
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'Polls first, statehood later': What Narendra Modi said at critical Jammu and Kashmir all-party meet

Centre was keen on holding Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir in December this year or March 2022 after Delimitation Commission submits report, officials said

From release of J&K prisoners to development and restoration of statehood, 10 key points discussed at PM's all-party meet
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From release of J&K prisoners to development and restoration of statehood, 10 key points discussed at PM's all-party meet

The meeting was seen as a crucial step towards the return of elected representatives and the holding of Assembly elections followed by the eventual restoration of statehood

From elections, statehood to delimitation: Who said what at PM's all-party meeting with J&K leaders
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From elections, statehood to delimitation: Who said what at PM's all-party meeting with J&K leaders

While the Centre focussed on development and Jammu and Kashmir getting its own elected government, all leaders from J&K demanded full-fledged statehood for the region

Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal snubs Gupkar alliance; says group has no right to speak on behalf of UT
India

Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal snubs Gupkar alliance; says group has no right to speak on behalf of UT

Narendra Modi meets J&K politicians: Gupkar alliance neither has the right to speak on behalf of the people of Ladakh nor has the authority to talk about the land in Ladakh, says Jamyang Tsering Namgyal

PM holds all-party meet with J&K leaders: Why it’s important, what’s on the agenda
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PM holds all-party meet with J&K leaders: Why it’s important, what’s on the agenda

The meeting, which could determine how the dynamics at play in Jammu and Kashmir could shape up in the coming days, has been in the news over its likely agenda

Why J&K Assembly seats didn't go through delimitation exercise along with its Lok Sabha constituencies
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Why J&K Assembly seats didn't go through delimitation exercise along with its Lok Sabha constituencies

Here's a look at what delimitation means and why it is seen as a contentious topic in Jammu and Kashmir

Kashmir’s status quo is fragile, PM’s all-party meet key to stopping a dangerous drift
India

Kashmir’s status quo is fragile, PM’s all-party meet key to stopping a dangerous drift

Although killings of terrorists have also been high — 174 ethnic-Kashmiri jihadists were shot last year, up from just 34 in 2016 — levels of violence remain higher than in the five years before the 2016 uprising, data from the South Asia Terrorism Portal shows

Digvijaya Singh's remarks on Article 370 spark row; 'this is what Pakistan wants', says Amit Malviya
India

Digvijaya Singh's remarks on Article 370 spark row; 'this is what Pakistan wants', says Amit Malviya

Singh, who was speaking on the Clubhouse app, allegedly said that the Congress will consider restoring the region's special status if it comes to power in the UT

Farooq Abdullah hospitalised in Srinagar as precautionary measure days after testing COVID-19 positive
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Farooq Abdullah hospitalised in Srinagar as precautionary measure days after testing COVID-19 positive

NC leader Omar Abdullah said Farooq has been admitted to a hospital based on the advice of doctors, and 'to enable them to better monitor him'

NC chief Farooq Abdullah tests positive for COVID-19; PM Modi wishes him speedy recovery
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NC chief Farooq Abdullah tests positive for COVID-19; PM Modi wishes him speedy recovery

The National Conference leader's son Omar Abdullah informed about his father testing positive for coronavirus on Twitter and urged everyone who came in contact with him recently to get tested

Disagreeing with govt can't be seditious, says SC; dismisses PIL demanding action against Farooq Abdullah
India

Disagreeing with govt can't be seditious, says SC; dismisses PIL demanding action against Farooq Abdullah

The top court was hearing a plea which referred to Abdullah's statement on restoring Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and contended it clearly amounts to a seditious act and therefore he is liable to be punished under Section 124-A of the IPC

Omar Abdullah claims he, his family put under house arrest; 'movement of protected persons discouraged', says police
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Omar Abdullah claims he, his family put under house arrest; 'movement of protected persons discouraged', says police

Mehbooba Mufti had on Saturday too claimed that she was placed under house arrest ahead of her visit to the family of Athar Mushtaq — one of the three alleged militants killed in an encounter in Parimpora locality in December last year

Sajad Lone's J&K People's Conference quits PAGD, accuses other members of fielding proxy candidates in DDC polls
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Sajad Lone's J&K People's Conference quits PAGD, accuses other members of fielding proxy candidates in DDC polls

In a letter to PAGD head and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, Lone also blamed the proxy candidates behind the low vote share of PAGD constituent parties in the district development council (DDC) elections

ED attaches NC chief Farooq Abdullah's residential, commercial properties worth Rs 12 cr
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ED attaches NC chief Farooq Abdullah's residential, commercial properties worth Rs 12 cr

The move drew a strong reaction from his party, which said these properties were "largely ancestral" and he would challenge the action in a court of law

Abdullahs' Jammu home built on encroached land, NC HQ legalised under Roshni Act: JK administration list
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Abdullahs' Jammu home built on encroached land, NC HQ legalised under Roshni Act: JK administration list

Reacting to the list, Omar Abdullah said "Dr Farooq Abdullah has not availed of the Roshni scheme for either his residence in Srinagar or in Jammu and anyone who says otherwise is lying."

J&K DDC polls: PAGD candidates confined to secure locations, not allowed to campaign, says Farooq Abdullah in letter to EC
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J&K DDC polls: PAGD candidates confined to secure locations, not allowed to campaign, says Farooq Abdullah in letter to EC

In a two-page letter to J-K Election Commissioner KK Sharma, Farooq Abdullah said providing security to a select few and literally interning the rest is a gross interference in democracy