Farooq vists Ajmer dargah, offers prayers at shrine

Farooq vists Ajmer dargah, offers prayers at shrine

AJMER: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah today paid obeisance at the famed dargah of the 12th century sufi saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti and prayed for peace and harmony in the state and country. The 80-year-old veteran politician was accompanied by Provincial President Jammu Devender Singh Rana, a statement said. Abdullah prayed at […]

Situation too fragile for panchayat polls: Farooq

Situation too fragile for panchayat polls: Farooq

Ganderbal: Ahead of the all-party meeting on panchayat elections, National Conference president and Member of Parliament Farooq Abdullah on Saturday raised questions over the feasibility of holding the elections in the fragile political situation in the Valley. Abdullah said that the current atmosphere was not conducive for holding panchayat polls. “If the government is unable […]

Farooq asks govt to ‘bring valley back to path of stability’

Farooq asks govt to ‘bring valley back to path of stability’

SRINAGAR: National Conference (NC) president and Member Parliament Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday expressed grave concern over the “deteriorating security scenario” in Kashmir and said the PDP-BJP government had failed to prevent youth from isolation due to various “ideological U-turns and contradictions”. A party statement issued here said Abdullah while interacting with NC workers at his […]

CBI records Farooq’s statement in JKCA embezzlement case

CBI records Farooq’s statement in JKCA embezzlement case

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has recorded the statement of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abullah in connection with its probe into the alleged misappropriation of funds at the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association. The case pertains to an alleged embezzlement of over Rs 113 crore of funds at the […]

Abdullah advises BJP-RSS to refrain from generating passions

Abdullah advises BJP-RSS to refrain from generating passions

Udhampur: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday announced that his party would contest the next assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir alone, saying it was confident of securing a massive mandate on its own. “We won’t have alliance with any party,” he said addressing workers. A stable, strong and people friendly government was […]

Secular fabric of India being eroded, says Farooq Abdullah

SRINAGAR: National Conference President and Member of Parliament Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said that the secular fabric of India was being eroded by repeated and unabated incidents of violence against minorities in different parts of the country. Addressing a mammoth minorities’ rally at Tumkur, Karnataka, Farooq Abdullah said barbaric and horrific attacks on individuals in […]

Hoist tricolour in Lal Chowk before PaK: Farooq to New Delhi

Hoist tricolour in Lal Chowk before PaK: Farooq to New Delhi

Jammu: In yet another controversial remark, former J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Monday dared New Delhi to hoist the tricolour at Lal Chowk in the heart of Srinagar before talking about unfurling it in Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK). Abdullah’s remarks drew criticism from the BJP, with Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh saying the National Conference […]

Rs 21 lakh bounty announced for Farooq’s tongue

Rs 21 lakh bounty announced for Farooq’s tongue

Chandigarh: The Anti Terrorist Front India on Tuesday announced a bounty of Rs 21 lakh prize for cutting former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah’s tongue, saying he has “insulted” the country with his pro- Pakistan remarks and was speaking “against” the RSS. Front national president Viresh Shandilya also demanded immediate investigation and arrest […]

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