Dr Farooq Abdullah

BJP strangled democracy in J&K: Omar Abdullah

SRINAGAR: In an exclusive interview with The New Indian during the election campaign in Kupwara, JKNC candidate for the North Kashmir Lok Sabha seat and former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, expressed concerns over the BJP’s efforts to undermine democracy in the region. He emphasized that for the past six years, there […]

JKNC’s Kargil unit resigns over INDIA bloc’s Ladakh selection

SRINAGAR: The entire Kargil unit of the National Conference resigned in Ladakh due to the selection of the INDIA block candidate in the region. They submitted their resignations to party chief Farooq Abdullah, reportedly under pressure from the party’s top leadership to support Congress candidate Tsering Namgyal. The mass resignation followed Farooq Abdullah’s warning to […]

JKNC announces Omar Abdullah’s candidacy for North Kashmir

SRINAGAR: On Friday, Jammu Kashmir National Conference (JKNC) President Dr Farooq Abdullah announced the party’s participation in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.  He declared the nomination of Omar Abdullah, the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, as the candidate for the North Kashmir constituency. Additionally, Ruhullah Mehdi, a prominent senior leader, was named as […]

PDP to contest on all Lok Sabha seats in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Mehbooba Mufti, the President of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), declared on Wednesday that the party is set to compete for all Lok Sabha seats in Kashmir. She revealed that the final candidate list will be unveiled in the upcoming days. Addressing a press conference in Srinagar, Mehbooba reaffirmed PDP’s determination to contest from […]

ED summons Farooq Abdullah in JKCA money laundering case

SRINAGAR: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President, Member of Parliament, and former Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah for questioning in connection with alleged financial irregularities in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA). The Enforcement Directorate has asked Dr Farooq Abdullah to depose at the ED office in Srinagar […]

JKNC suffers ‘curse of Umrah’

Day after party president Dr Farooq Abdullah performs ‘Umrah’, cracks appear in the party as senior leaders scuffle over NIA action on terrorist

Past weigh heavy as Dr Abdullah performs Umrah

JKNC president Dr Farooq Abdullah performs Umrah, albeit with a turbulent political history

EXC: Noose tightens around influential land grabbers in J&K

A total of 30 politicians, including the Abdullahs, are tipped to be in possession of the state land

J&K: NC To Elect New President As Farooq Steps Down

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Dr Farooq Abdullah has decided to step down as the president of his National Conference, the party announced on Friday. Fresh organisational elections to elect a new president of the party will take place on December 5. “Dr Farooq Abdullah Sahib has informed his colleagues of his decision to […]

Game Of Politics: NC’s Farooq Abdullah, BJP’s Rao Inderjit Singh Share Stage

While the BJP is attacking NC chief Dr Farooq Abdullah for dynastic politics, on Friday, Dr Abdullah shared the stage with Union minister Rao Inderjit Singh during an event in Srinagar