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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

'This will never stop until justice is served': Farooq Abdullah on targetted killings in J&K
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'This will never stop until justice is served': Farooq Abdullah on targetted killings in J&K

"This will never stop until justice is served. Earlier they said such killings happening due to Article370, but it's abrogated now, so why such killings haven't stopped? Who's responsible?" National Conference's Farooq Abdullah said.

Ishwar-Allah controversy and the façade of Kashmiriyat
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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?

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

Jammu and Kashmir: National Conference calls for all-party meet on 22 Aug to discuss non-local voter issue
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Jammu and Kashmir: National Conference calls for all-party meet on 22 Aug to discuss non-local voter issue

The decision comes in the wake of J&K CEO, Hirdesh Kumar, saying on Wednesday that the Union Territory 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

Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah grieves over death of ITBP personnel in Pahalgam bus accident
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Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah grieves over death of ITBP personnel in Pahalgam bus accident

National Conference leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah took to Twitter to express his grief.

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

BJP's denouncement of insult of any religious personality aimed at international audience: Omar Abdullah
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BJP's denouncement of insult of any religious personality aimed at international audience: Omar Abdullah

BJP general secretary Arun Singh said the party is strongly against any ideology which insults or demeans any sect or religion

National Conference demands lodging of FIR against BJP’s Nupur Sharma over Prophet Muhammad comments
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National Conference demands lodging of FIR against BJP’s Nupur Sharma over Prophet Muhammad comments

The National Conference (NC) leader also demanded to lodge of an FIR against BJP leader Nupur Sharma

ED summons former Jammu and Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullah in money laundering case
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ED summons former Jammu and Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullah in money laundering case

Farooq Abdullah has been asked to be at the Enforcement Directorate's Delhi office on 31 May where he will be questioned in connection with a case of alleged financial irregularities in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association

Omar Abdullah trying to communalise situation in J&K, says BJP
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Omar Abdullah trying to communalise situation in J&K, says BJP

Omar Abdullah had said that electricity supply is deliberately being curtailed at Sehri and Iftar hours to hassle the Muslim community

Political parties, social groups in J&K call for restoration of statehood ahead of PM Narendra visit
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Political parties, social groups in J&K call for restoration of statehood ahead of PM Narendra visit

Jammu-based morcha of mainstream political parties and social organisations, including the Congress and the National Conference advocated the immediate restoration of statehood in J&K

The Kashmir Files: We are finally talking about the genocide of Hindus in Valley, but let’s not just stop at that
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The Kashmir Files: We are finally talking about the genocide of Hindus in Valley, but let’s not just stop at that

The success of ‘The Kashmir Files’ should not make us fall into the ‘politically correct’ mode — to talk about the Kashmiri Hindus, but do nothing to change the status quo

Jammu and Kashmir: National Conference minority cell chief MK Yogi resigns
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Jammu and Kashmir: National Conference minority cell chief MK Yogi resigns

In a letter to the president and vice-president of the NC, Yogi charged the leadership of the party with pursuing their personal agenda instead of strengthening the party and its workers.

'Vicious vilification': National Conference reacts as ED questions ex-J&K CM Omar Abdullah in bank case
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'Vicious vilification': National Conference reacts as ED questions ex-J&K CM Omar Abdullah in bank case

'Over recent years we have seen that wherever elections are due, agencies like the ED move in and target those parties who pose a challenge to the BJP,' the party said

National Conference was ready to form coalition govt with BJP in J&K in 2014, claims BJP's Devender Singh Rana
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National Conference was ready to form coalition govt with BJP in J&K in 2014, claims BJP's Devender Singh Rana

Devender Singh Rana, a former NC member, had joined the BJP in Delhi in October last year, along with former minister S S Slathia

The Kashmir Files lands a sucker punch on the gut of a people prone to historical and moral blackouts
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The Kashmir Files lands a sucker punch on the gut of a people prone to historical and moral blackouts

Atrocities committed against a minority community are now etched in the collective memory of a nation, codifying events that had existed only in oral history