Tag: Farooq Abdullah

Farooq Abdullah threatens to boycott 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly polls

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Saturday threatened that his National Conference (NC) party would boycott the 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly polls if the Centre does not clarify its stand on the special position of the state. Speaking to the media at an event commemorating the death anniversary of his father, late Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah who[Read More…]

New age militancy and the state response to the growing violence in Kashmir

Guns or Roses – A choice Kashmir has to make

“A stone pelter is pelting stones for his nation.”  Farooq Abdullah “Indian government should resume talks with Pakistan or be ready to lose Kashmir.”  Farooq Abdullah “Valley is losing faith in Indian Democracy.”  Karan Thapar It has become a fashion for the elite intellectuals of India to lambast every policy[Read More…]

Farooq Abdullah wins Srinagar Lok Sabha bypoll

National Conference leader, former chief minister Farooq Abdullah won Srinagar Lok Sabha by-election. The supporters  in huge numbers congratulated the leader at party headquarters in Srinagar. Counting of votes for Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary by-election began on Saturday morning. The State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Shantmanu who visited the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention[Read More…]

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