National Conference

Kashmir’s new MPs: Rasheed, Ruhullah, Mian Altaf

SRINAGAR: In a stunning upset, jailed independent candidate Abdul Rashid Sheikh, also known as Engineer Rasheed, who faces terror charges, defeated former Chief Minister and National Conference president Omar Abdullah by over 200,000 votes in the Baramulla Parliamentary constituency. People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti also suffered a significant defeat, […]

People of J&K feel marginalised, unheard: Waheed Parra

SRINAGAR: In an exclusive interview with The New Indian, PDP’s candidate for Srinagar Lok Sabha seat, Waheed ur Rehman Parra, highlighted a significant trust gap between Kashmiri youth and the establishment. He pledged to advocate for the empowerment of J&K residents who feel marginalized and stifled. Waheed criticized the National Conference for its reluctance to […]

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 […]

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 […]

CEC, team assessing Valley’s election readiness

The National Conference, Congress, and People’s Democratic Party will advocate for early Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, while the BJP defers the decision to the Commission.

BJP’s victory in 3 states setback for Congress not for India Alliance: Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah has said that the Congress needs to introspect and analyze the reasons behind its recent electoral setbacks in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

INDIA bloc faces litmus test in Ladakh’s first post- 370 council polls

The national political party Congress and Kashmir’s heavyweight the National Conference, which have traditionally been allies in the regions of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, are now contesting this election in a coalition to counter the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

J&K parties to launch protest against BJP in Jammu next week

JAMMU: Political activities are slowly coming to life in Jammu and Kashmir as the region’s first major election, the parliamentary election nears. To build the momentum, mainstream parties of Jammu and Kashmir have come together to launch a protest a protest against the alleged misrule of the BJP-led Central government and to demand the restoration of […]

Never Again, Says Omar After He Faces Music For Dance

Former JK Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will not dance anymore. “Never Again,” Omar tweeted, after a video of his breaking into a jig at a ceremony went viral

ED Quizzes NC Chief Farooq Abdullah In JKCA case

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday questioned Jammu and Kashmir former Chief Minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah in connection with alleged irregularities in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) case. According to ED officials, the National Conference chief arrived at the ED office in Srinagar around 11 am and was […]