Militancy is alive in J&K: Farooq

Militancy is alive in J&K: Farooq

Lakhanpur: Militancy is alive in Jammu and Kashmir and can only be ended by holding dialogue with Pakistan, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has said, lashing out at the BJP for “spreading hatred” which is a danger to the integrity of the country. He also said the Kashmiri Pandits need a balm on their wounds […]

K-problem will not die unless we talk to neighbour: Farooq

K-problem will not die unless we talk to neighbour: Farooq

New Delhi: Former chief minister and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said the Kashmir problem will not die “unless we talk to our neighbour” and find a real solution to the issue that has been festering for decades. He also said India will not be able to progress and be strong “unless we […]

Tired of asking for dialogue with Pak as Govt dubs me as anti-national: Abdullah

Tired of asking for dialogue with Pak as Govt dubs me as anti-national: Abdullah

Says India can use G20 presidency to engage Pakistan on Kashmir Jammu: As India assumes the G20 presidency for a year from next month, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Monday said the country can use this opportunity to engage Pakistan to address the Kashmir issue and also help the world end the ongoing Russia-Ukraine […]

Farooq to join Bharat Jodo Yatra

Farooq to join Bharat Jodo Yatra

Jammu: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah will join the Bharat Jodo Yatra led by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi when it reaches Jammu and Kashmir, a spokesperson of the All Parties United Morcha (APUM) said on Monday. The Jammu-based umbrella organisation of nearly a dozen mainstream parties and social organisations called on Abdullah at his residence […]

Has abrogation of Art 370 ended violence in J&K? Farooq asks party workers

Has abrogation of Art 370 ended violence in J&K? Farooq asks party workers

Jammu: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Sunday addressed a party convention in Samba where he said the ruling dispensation misled the people across the country that the abrogation of Articles 370, 35-A will bring radicalism in J&K to a close. “Has it happened? The situation on ground narrates a different story contrary to […]

Farooq to hand over NC leadership mantle to new generation

Farooq to hand over NC leadership mantle to new generation

Decides to step down as party prez in Dec, will continue to helm PAGD Srinagar: Veteran politician and former chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday announced that he would step down as president of the National Conference next month, saying it is time to hand over the mantle to the new generation. Holding the post […]