Farooq admits ‘boys sacrificing lives for azadi’

Farooq admits ‘boys sacrificing lives for azadi’

Srinagar: National Conference patron and former chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday said Kashmiri youth fighting the government forces “are sacrificing their lives for the freedom of their nation and are not afraid of guns”. “Our boys are sacrificing their lives not to become MPs, MLAs or ministers but to seek their rights, (to stress) […]

Same old Abdullah

Same old Abdullah

Three-time former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and top patron of National Conference, Farooq Abdullah appears to be embarking on a political strategy that has failed completely after the creation of his rival Peoples Democratic Party. Abdullah told his party workers in Srinagar on Friday that he believed that Kashmiri militants were sacrificing their […]

NC pays tributes to Sheikh Nazir on anniversary

NC pays tributes to Sheikh Nazir on anniversary

Srinagar: National Conference has paid tributes to its former general secretary Advocate Sheikh Nazir Ahmed on his second death anniversary. Party President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Working President Omar Abdullah highlighted the veteran leader’s contribution to the party and termed him as a statesman who stood in defence of his principles till his last breath. […]

750 habeas corpus petitions filed by lawyers in PSA detentions

750 habeas corpus petitions filed by lawyers in PSA detentions

Srinagar: More than 750 habeas corpus petitions have been filed against Public Safety Act (PSA) orders since July last year. The draconian PSA empowers the government to imprison a person for up to a year without a trial. However, after filing a Habeas Corpus petition, the detainee can be produced before a judge or in […]

NC complains to Governor about “arbitrary” Panchayat delimitation

NC complains to Governor about “arbitrary” Panchayat delimitation

JAMMU: Opposition National Conference has expressed concern over what it called arbitrary delimitation of panchayats and reiterated its demand for constitution of an empowered delimitation commission headed by a retired high court judge. An NC delegation, led by its general secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar, called on Governor N N Vohra Thursday and cast aspersions on […]

Shiv Sena (Hindustan) gets new members in Kashmir

Shiv Sena (Hindustan) gets new members in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The Shiv Sena (Hindustan) Wednesday claimed that 200 people joined the right wing political party in northern Kashmir’s Sumbal area.   “Two hundred people joined our party in Sumbal Nowgam,” Shiv Sena (Hindustaan), President Kashmir region, Abdul Khalid Bhat said. “They are our proud members now. We welcomed them with open arms.” Bhat, who hails […]

Welcome Mehbooba statement, hope she stands by what she said: NC

Welcome Mehbooba statement, hope she stands by what she said: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Tuesday welcomed Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s statement calling assaults on Article 370 as a big “anti-national act”. National Conference spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu said in a statement that the party welcomes this statement as it was a “reiteration of the party’s consistent stand on the issue and also factually and constitutionally […]

Article 370: Between Rhetoric and Reality

Article 370: Between Rhetoric and Reality

Mehbooba Mufti has stated, in the Assembly that those opposing J&K’s special status enshrined in the Article 370 of Indian Constitution were “anti-national”. Mehbooba added that, ‘she was aware that some people were trying to use judiciary to scrap the legislation which gives J&K unique constitutional status and that those who are doing it are […]

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