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Farooq Abdullah: Indian and Kashmiri politician
Farooq Abdullah is Indian Kashmiri politician and chairman of Jammu & Kashmir National Conference. He has served as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on several occasions since 1982, and as the union minister for New and Renewable Energy between 2009 and 2014. He is the father of former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah.

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Quiet, lonely Eid for Farooq and Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti

The three leaders were detained after the Centre revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status under Article 370 and proposed that the state be bifurcated into the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir,..
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ED probes Farooq Abdullah's footprints in J&K Bank scam

Abdullah with the help of his close aides opened several accounts in the J&K Bank, including one in the name of one of his aides Ahsan Mirza who was made signatory to cheques. Mirza, though not elected..
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Farooq Abdullah accuses Shah of lying in parliament, says will challenge Centre's decision in court

Abdullah also said that they will peacefully fight against the Centre's decision and would go to court to challenge the same. Speaking to media persons from the balcony of his Srinagar house, Abdullah..
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TMC not to support abrogation of Article 370: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata expressed concern over the whereabouts of former chief ministers Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti.
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Under house arrest, says Farooq Abdullah; Amit Shah counters his claim in Lok Sabha

Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday informed Lok Sabha that former J&K CM Farooq Abdullah is neither under detention nor arrest and he is at his home of his own will. However, Amit Shah's..
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Divided regions, will they divide hearts too, asks Farooq Abdullah

In his first remarks since the government on Monday revoked provisions of Article 370 to take away state's special status, and proposed that the state be bifurcated into the Union territories of Jammu..
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Cannot bring him out at gunpoint, says Amit Shah as Farooq Abdullah claims house arrest

Why would I stay inside my house on my own will when my state is being burnt when my people are being executed in jails, asked Farooq Abdullah
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Farooq Abdullah rejects Amit Shah's claim on house arrest; Cannot bring him out at gunpoint, says HM

Why would I stay inside my house on my own will when my state is being burnt when my people are being executed in jails, asked Farooq Abdullah
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Farooq Abdullah neither under detention nor arrest: Amit Shah in Lok Sabha


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Where is Farooq Abdullah? DMK's Dayanidhi Maran asks Lok Sabha Speaker

"Farooq Abdullah, a member of this House, is missing. He is arrested and we have no intimation. You as a Speaker should protect the members. You should be neutral," Maran said in the lower house of the..
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J&K parties will fight attempt to abrogate special status of state: Farooq Abdullah

Regional parties in Jammu & Kashmir on Sunday unanimously resolved to fight any attempt to abrogate the constitutional provisions that guarantee it special status or any move to trifurcate the state...
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After Amarnath Yatra advisory, political leaders of J&K parties rendezvous at Farooq Abdullah's residence

On Sunday leaders of various political parties in Jammu and Kashmir met first at Mehbooba Mufti's residence and then at Farooq Abdullah's. The meeting was attended by
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Appeal to India and Pak not to accelerate tenstion: Farooq Abdullah after J&K all-party meet

On Sunday leaders of various political parties in Jammu and Kashmir met first at Mehbooba Mufti's residence and then at Farooq Abdullah's. The meeting was attended by
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J&K all-party meet: Parties promise to protect special status of state

On Sunday leaders of various political parties in Jammu and Kashmir met first at Mehbooba Mufti's residence and then at Farooq Abdullah's. The meeting was attended by
DNA - Published

Mehbooba Mufti appeals to PM Modi not to tinker with J&K's special status

Former Jammu & Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti said the Prime Minister must ensure that the "sacrifices" of the people of Jammu and Kashmir do not go waste. "I appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to..
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NC delegation calls on PM, seeks conduct of JK polls before year end

A National Conference delegation, led by its patron Farooq Abdullah, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and conveyed to him that assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir should be held before..
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Enforcement Directorate grills Farooq Abdullah in money laundering case

Along with Abdullah other accused include then JKCA general secretary Saleem Khan, treasurer Mohammad Ahsan Mirza and a J&K Bank executive Bashir Ahmed Mansir
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ED questions Farooq Abdullah in J&K Cricket Association money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday questioned former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah in connection with a money laundering case related to alleged financial irregularities in the..
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Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association scam: ED grills Farooq Abdullah

Earlier CBI had filed chargesheet against him.
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Convene all-party meet in J&K to discuss prevailing situation: Mehbooba Mufti to Farooq Abdullah


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Farooq Abdullah seeks audience with PM; to apprise him about J&K situation

Abdullah and two NC Lok Sabha members — Justice (retired) Hasnain Masoodi and Mohammad Akbar Lone — have sought time to meet the prime minister urgently, a senior party leader said here.
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Abdullah, Mufti welcome Trump offer

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, as well former J&K chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti, expressed their “optimism” about Trump’s offer. Abdullah..
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Congratulate PM for wanting to use everything to solve Kashmir issue: Farooq Abdullah on Trump's mediation claim

Trump's claim led to angry reactions from the opposition in Parliament on Tuesday, as the government asserted that all outstanding issues between India and Pakistan can be discussed only bilaterally.
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Annulling Articles 370, 35-A will tantamount to constitutional coup: Farooq Abdullah


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'Centre must hold talks with Pakistan, just like rival factions in Afghanistan did,' says Farooq Abdullah

"The harassment by the security forces, National Investigation Agency and other agencies will not solve the problem of Kashmir," he remarked.
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Sonia proposes Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as PAC Head; Rahul Gandhi to sit in 2nd row of Lok Sabha

Along with Trinamool and YSRCP floor leaders, SP leader Mulayam Singh Yadav and NC leader Farooq Abdullah may also get front row seats.
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Farooq Abdullah takes stock of arrangements for Amarnath yatra

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Tuesday visited Baltal, the base camp for Amarnath Yatra, and Panjtarni and took stock of arrangements made for the annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Watch: If Article 370 is temporary, so is J&K's accession to India, says Farooq Abdullah

If Article 370 is temporary, so is our (J&K) accession: Farooq Abdullah
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Dialogue only way forward for peace in J&K: Farooq Abdullah


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Trump has taught us a good lesson, says Farooq Abdullah


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Farooq Abdullah holds NC-style 'chai pe charcha' in BJP bastion Jammu


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Farooq Abdullah bats for talks with Pakistan and domestic stakeholders on Kashmir issue

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Friday called for external as well as internal dialogues to address the Kashmir issue and expressed hope that the new dispensation at the Centre would..
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PM Modi can now play decisive role in Kashmir: Mirwaiz

The overwhelming mandate to PM Narendra Modi has given him an opportunity to play a decisive role in the resolution of the Kashmir issue, Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said. Farooq..
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Modi cannot remove Article 370, 35-A from J&K: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said on Friday that PM Narendra Modi cannot remove Article 35-A and Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. "Our right of Article 370 and Article 35-A should..
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Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: National Conference sweeps Kashmir, BJP seals J&K, Ladakh division

The National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, who sought re-election, won comfortably from Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary seat, defeating Peoples Democratic Party candidate Aga Syed Mohsin
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J&K: BJP, NC set to win three seats each; Mufti suffers humiliating loss

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah and Union Minister Jitendra Singh were among the prominent faces to make it to the 17th Lok Sabha. The biggest electoral upset in the state was witnessed..
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Farooq Abdullah wins Srinagar seat by over 70,000 votes

Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Thursday won the election to the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency by trouncing his nearest rival by over..
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Srinagar Lok Sabha election results 2019 Live: Farooq Abdullah leads Aga Syed Mohsin

Who will win?
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NC leading in 3 seats, BJP in 2 in Jammu and Kashmir

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah and Union minister Jitendra Singh are leading in their respective Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir. The NC is leading in Srinagar, Baramulla and..
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Farooq Abdullah fighting to redeem lost glory in Srinagar

Farooq is among the 12 candidates that are in fray from Srinagar LS constituency which goes to polls in second phase on April 18.
DNA - Published

Farooq Abdullah tags PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah as 'enemies of people'

Meanwhile, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti was quick to invoke the BJP's pact with these very parties
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Plea in Delhi HC to ban Farooq, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba from contesting over 'seditious' statements


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Abrogating Article 370 will pave way for 'freedom' for people of J&K: Farooq Abdullah


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Farooq Abdullah asks Centre to withdraw order to close Srinagar-Jammu national highway


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Modi govt lying on Balakot air strike, shooting down of Pak F-16: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has accused PM Narendra Modi-led government of "lying" to the nation on the Balakot air strike and shooting down of a Pakistani F-16 in the aerial dogfight..
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Jammu and Kashmir highway open even during Kargil, rights of people being tampered with: Farooq Abdullah


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Farooq Abdullah expresses ‘doubt’ about Pulwama terror attack


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Balakot made BJP forget its temple issue: Farooq Abdullah


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Farooq Abdullah faces political greenhorns in prestigious Srinagar Lok Sabha seat


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Jaganmohan was ready to offer money to become Andhra CM, alleges Farooq Abdullah


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