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Farooq Abdullah is an Indian 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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New domicile law for J&K illegal, unconstitutional: Farooq Abdullah
War no solution, engage in military de-escalation though dialogue: Farooq Abdullah to India, ChinaFarooq Abdullah expressed concern over the situation along the LAC in eastern Ladakh and asked India and China to show restraint and engage in military de-escalation through dialogue. "Sober diplomatic..
Farooq Abdullah releases Rs 1 crore from his MPLAD funds to check spread of coronavirus in J&KNC president and Member of Parliament Farooq Abdullah released an amount of Rs one crore from his MPLAD funds on Saturday to combat the spread of coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir.
Farooq Abdullah writes to PM, seeks immediate restoration of 4G internet services in J&K
Do you plan to free Omar, SC asks J&K administrationDays after National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah’s release from detention, the Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Jammu & Kashmir administration to inform whether it was also thinking of..
After Farooq Abdullah, his son Omar set to walk home after seven monthsThe date of the former chief minister hasn't been fixed but he will be released soon from Hari Niwas Palace, a designated dub-jail.
If J&K has to progress, all detained political leaders must be released: Ghulam Nabi AzadMoreover, he expressed his elation over the release of Farooq Abdullah from house arrest.
After seven months, Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar in SrinagarOn Saturday, Farooq drove from his residence to nearby Hari Nivas where his son is kept under preventive custody
NC chief Farooq Abdullah meets his son Omar Abdullah in sub-jail in SrinagarIt was an emotional meeting when NC president Farooq Abdullah met his son Omar Abdullah in the sub-jail in Srinagar where he has been under detention for over the last seven months. On Friday, Farooq..
Farooq freed after 7 months, hopes rise for Omar, MuftiNational Conference patriarch and Srinagar MP Farooq Abdullah on Friday stepped out of his Gupkar Road home after seven months. Abdullah, 82, was booked under the Public Safety Act, on grounds that he..
Farooq Abdullah's release to help begin stalled electoral process in J&K
India frees top Kashmir politician after months of detentionIndian authorities on Friday ordered the release of Kashmir's most prominent politician, Farooq Abdullah, one of dozens of leaders held since August, when the federal government withdrew the troubled..
Top News of the Day | March 13, 2020: PM offers joint SAARC strategy to combat COVID-19, Farooq Abdullah released & moreThe spread of novel coronavirus was the top news of day on Friday, March 13, 2020 as Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed a joint SAARC strategy to combat the virus outbreak in south Asia.
'I am free today, but this freedom is not complete,' says Farooq Abdullah after release from detentionThe senior National Conference leader, who is a five-time parliamentarian and a member of the present Lok Sabha, made an appearance today after over 7 months in detention. This after the Jammu and..
'My father is a free man again,' writes Farooq Abdullah's daughter after Govt revokes detention order of NC chiefMinutes after the news came in that former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah will be released after seven months in detention, his daughter Safia Abdullah Khan expressed happiness over..
J&K govt revokes Farooq Abdullah's detention order
J&K administration revokes Farooq Abdullah's detention order, releases him from house arrestAccording to reports, the National Conference chairman can take part in parliament session from March 16 onwards.
Opposition demands immediate release of detained J&K leadersThe Opposition on Monday demanded immediate release of all political detainees in Jammu and Kashmir, especially three former chief ministers Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti.
PM says government ready to listen to oppn, open to discussion on all issues: MinisterAt the briefing after the meeting, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the opposition has demanded that former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah be released immediately so that he can..
Five Kashmiri politicians, including 3 former legislators, released after 5 months of detentionDozens of politicians, including three former chief ministers - Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti - have been detained since the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution.
Govt deal in works for release of Abdullahs?There were strong indications on Friday, a day after foreign envoys arrived inj&k to assess the situation, that the govt was working out a deal where former CMs Farooq Abdullah and son Omar would be..
Detained netas of Kashmir to be freed soon, says Ram MadhavRam Madhav said they wanted that detained political leaders in J&K to come out and resume their political activity. Several opposition leaders, including NC chief Farooq Abdullah; his son and former CM..
Farooq Abdullah gets 3 more months under PSA
Unconstitutional step: Mamata on Farooq Abdullah's detention extensionWest Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee called an "unconstitutional step" the extension of former Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah's detention on Friday. Taking to Twitter, the chief minister said..
National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah's detention period extended by 3 monthsMany Congress leaders tried to raise the issue of Farooq Abdullah's detention in the parliament and demanded that he should be given permission to attend the winter session.
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We are not criminals, says Farooq Abdullah in letter to Shashi TharoorAbdullah wrote to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor regretting that his letter written on October 21 was delivered to him on December 2 in the sub-jail where he is detained since August 5. “It is most..
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Detained under PSA, Farooq Abdullah nominated on key defence panel
Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur nominated for parliamentary committee on defence headed by Rajnath SinghThe 21-member panel also includes opposition leaders Farooq Abdullah, Trinamool Congress' Sougata Roy, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (DMK) A Raja and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar..
Winter session, Day 1: Opposition attacks govt on J&K, FarooqThe opposition mounted a full-throated attack on the Centre in Lok Sabha over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and termed the detention of National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah as illegal and..
Opposition leaders in Lok Sabha demand Farooq Abdullah be allowed to attend HouseOpposition leaders also raised the issue of MPs not being allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir after abrogation of its special status, whereas parliamentarians from Europe have been taken to the state,..
Govt ready to discuss all issues in House: PM Modi“The government is ready to discuss all issues within the framework of rules and procedures of the Houses,” Modi was quoted as saying. The interactions came in a meeting of the NDA and a separate..
All-party meet: PM says open to discussing all issues; Oppn raises Farooq Abdullah's detentionAt the meeting attended by 27 parties, PM Modi said most important job of the House is to discuss and debate, parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi told reporters. PM Modi said that this session..
Farooq's sister, 84, kin 'walk free' but 'detained' againNational Conference chief Farooq Abdullah's 84-year-old elder sister Khalida Shah, younger brother Sheikh Mustafa Kamal and nephew Muzaffar Ahmad Shah were on Thursday allowed to step out of their..
PM extends birthday wishes to Farooq AbdullahThe Prime Minister sent good wishes on Abdullah's birthday and prayed for his long and healthy life. The sources said Farooq Abdullah, who turned 82 on Oct 21, received a letter from the PM greeting..
Mamata Banerjee assures Farooq Abdullah of standing by him in 'difficult times'
J&K: Farooq Abdullah's sister, daughter released on bail
J&K: Farooq Abdullah's daughter, sister arrested for protesting against abrogation of Article 370, released on bailThey were detained on Tuesday during a protest against the abrogation of Article 370 in Srinagar.
Farooq Abdullah's daughter and sister sign bond, freed
Sister, daughter of Farooq Abdullah releasedThe women, who were lodged in central jail Srinagar, were released around 6 pm on Wednesday after the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate granted them bail, they said. Suraiya and Safiya were leading a..
J&K: Farooq Abdullah under house detention in Srinagar, daughter Safiya in judicial custodyMany political leaders, including the Farooq Abdullah, his son Omar Abdullah have been placed under detention or house arrest
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Farooq Abdullah's daughter, sister detained during protest over Article 370Abdullah's sister Suraiya and his daughter Safiya and were leading the protest against the withdrawal of special status from Jammu and Kashmir.
Half a dozen women activists including sister and daughter of Farooq Abdullah detained during protest
Farooq Abdullah demands unconditional release of all detainees for political process to begin in J&KNational Conference president Farooq Abdullah has demanded unconditional release of all those detained or arrested in the wake of abrogation of Article 370 for any political process to begin in the..
15-member NC delegation meets Farooq Abdullah, says will skip Block Development Council pollsSenior party leader Rana asks for release of other leaders who don't have any criminal record
NC team meets Farooq & Omar, demands releaseNational Conference on Sunday demanded that its party president Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar, both under detention for over two months since the Centre’s August 5 announcement on nullification of..
After Farooq Abdullah's meeting with NC leaders, PDP delegation allowed to meet party chief Mehbooba Mufti on MondayA 10-member delegation of PDP will meet the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister in Srinagar on Monday.
National Conference leaders calls for release of Farooq, Omar AbdullahSpeaking to media persons after meeting Farooq Abdullah, Rana said, "We, as a party, appeal that for the political process to start and democracy to revive in Jammu and Kashmir, the political..