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Omar Abdullah protests over no return of civilians’ bodies killed in Hyderpora

Earlier in the day, a statement by the Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha’s office informed that the administration has directed an additional district magistrate to investigate the Hyderpora encounter and also promised suitable action soon after the report is submitted.
JKNC vice president and former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah stages sit-in protest against Hyderpora killings in Srinagar on Thursday, November 18, 2021. (Photo by Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
JKNC vice president and former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah stages sit-in protest against Hyderpora killings in Srinagar on Thursday, November 18, 2021. (Photo by Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Nov 18, 2021 06:18 PM IST
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Bodies of 2 civilians killed in Hyderpora encounter exhumed amid stir

The bodies of Altaf Ahmad Bhat and Mudasir Gul were buried over 70km away in Handwara without the presence of their families after police claimed they were killed in crossfire during a gunbattle in Srinagar’s Hyderpora.
The wife of Mudasir Gul, one of the civilians killed during an encounter with suspected militants at Hyderpora, Srinagar, holds their daughter and demands for justice and the return of her husband's body during a protest in Srinagar on Wednesday. (Waseem Andrabi/ HT)
The wife of Mudasir Gul, one of the civilians killed during an encounter with suspected militants at Hyderpora, Srinagar, holds their daughter and demands for justice and the return of her husband's body during a protest in Srinagar on Wednesday. (Waseem Andrabi/ HT)
Updated on Nov 19, 2021 05:27 AM IST
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Devender Rana, Surjit Salathia join BJP day after quitting National Conference

Devender Rana was the most prominent Hindu face of the NC and had won the Nagrota assembly seat on an NC ticket in 2014, despite the massive Modi wave. Surjit Singh Slathia too won the Vijaypur constituency in the same year.
Devender Rana and Surjit Silothia join the BJP in presence of Union ministers on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Devender Rana and Surjit Silothia join the BJP in presence of Union ministers on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Published on Oct 11, 2021 01:00 PM IST
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Need to strengthen Jammu declaration, changing path: Devender Singh Rana

Hours after quitting as the provincial president of the NC, Rana said the declaration will become a voice for Jammu and Kashmir and strengthen the Union territory and the country.
Devender Singh Rana quit the National Conference on Sunday. (ANI photo)
Devender Singh Rana quit the National Conference on Sunday. (ANI photo)
Updated on Oct 10, 2021 07:03 PM IST
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Delimitation exercise should be practicable, members suggest commission

The Delimitation Commission for Jammu and Kashmir was constituted by the Centre on March 6 last year to redraw Lok Sabha and assembly constituencies of the union territory.
the Delimitation Commission held its meeting on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
the Delimitation Commission held its meeting on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
Published on Feb 18, 2021 06:15 PM IST
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Omar alleges NC candidate forced to join Apni Party, claims to have phone recording

The NC leader was referring to the induction of Yasmeena Jan to the Apni Party, led by former J-K finance minister Altaf Bukhari.
Omar Abdullah, former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir walks before a press conference at his residence, in Srinagar.(AFP)
Omar Abdullah, former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir walks before a press conference at his residence, in Srinagar.(AFP)
Published on Dec 26, 2020 07:21 PM IST
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Final decision on forming non-BJP DDC in J&K to be taken by high command: Congress

Out of the 278 seats for which results have been declared by the J&K Election Commission so far, the Congress party bagged 26 seats in DDC polls, which were held in eight phases on 280 seats across Jammu and Kashmir.
Congress’ Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi during the Congress Working Committee ( CWC ) meeting at AICC in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Congress’ Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi during the Congress Working Committee ( CWC ) meeting at AICC in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 24, 2020 05:58 AM IST
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‘Not even fully Jammu based’: Omar Abdullah jibes BJP after DDC election results

According to latest set of results, People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), led by the National Conference, bagged 112 seats in the first-ever elections to the 288 DDCs.
National Conference leader Omar Abdullah addresses party workers after the results of DDC election, in Srinagar on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)
National Conference leader Omar Abdullah addresses party workers after the results of DDC election, in Srinagar on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Dec 23, 2020 04:11 PM IST
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DDC polls: National Conference wins 25 of 140 seats in Jammu, BJP emerges as largest party

People’s Democratic Party, which is also a part of PAGD, could win only one seat in the Jammu region’s Nowshera
BJP supporters dancing in jubilation on Tuesday.(ANI)
BJP supporters dancing in jubilation on Tuesday.(ANI)
Updated on Dec 23, 2020 10:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByRavi Krishnan Khajuria

National Conference assails ED action against Farooq Abdullah, terms it political vendetta

Senior National Conference leaders said in a joint statement that such coercive tactics would not deter the party
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference president Farooq Abdullah(AFP file)
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference president Farooq Abdullah(AFP file)
Updated on Dec 21, 2020 05:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan

J&K: Another jolt for PDP as 3 more senior leaders quit party

Dhaman Bhasin, Fallail Singh and Pritam Kotwal alleged that the PDP has become “B team” of National Conference
The leaders have alleged that the Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP has become NC’s B team.(File photo)
The leaders have alleged that the Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP has become NC’s B team.(File photo)
Updated on Nov 26, 2020 03:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByRavi Krishnan Khajuria

Police avert NC-BJYM clash outside Farooq’s Jammu residence

Some BJYM workers also alleged that their vehicles were damaged by the NC workers and locals
NC supporters sloganeering in Jammu on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
NC supporters sloganeering in Jammu on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 26, 2020 12:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times/Jammu | ByRavi Krishnan Khajuria, Jammu

Abdullahs named in J&K land encroachment list

Abdullah, 83, hit back with allegations of political vendetta ahead of elections to district development councils in Jammu & Kashmir. In a clear reference to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre, the National Conference (NC) chief said: “Since elections are around the corner, I think they will dig the graves of others.”
Former chief minister and Lok Sabha member Farooq Abdullah.(HT photo)
Former chief minister and Lok Sabha member Farooq Abdullah.(HT photo)
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 02:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByRavi Krishnan Khajuria

NC committed to equitable development: Slathia

Says a stable political structure is imperative for meeting challenges and steering J&K towards peace, progress and development
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Updated on Nov 24, 2020 12:51 AM IST
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Non-BJP candidates not allowed to campaign, say Gupkar alliance leaders

Taking to Twitter, National Conference leader and former chief minister Omar Abdullah said, “The J&K administration is going out of its way to help the BJP & it’s recently created king’s party by locking up candidates opposed to the BJP, using security as an excuse. If the security situation isn’t conducive to campaigning what was the need to announce elections?”
The NC, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Peoples Conference, the Communist Party of India (Maoist), and the Awami National Conference have formed the PAGD seeking restoration the erstwhile state’s special status under Article 370 of the Constitution.(PTI Photo)
The NC, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Peoples Conference, the Communist Party of India (Maoist), and the Awami National Conference have formed the PAGD seeking restoration the erstwhile state’s special status under Article 370 of the Constitution.(PTI Photo)
Published on Nov 20, 2020 05:43 AM IST
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Congress attends Gupkar alliance meeting, pledges united front to stop the BJP

A senior leader of PAGD said that the alliance leadership decided to participate in the DDC polls as they didn’t want BJP to go unchallenged.
People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration has also decided to keep the campaigning for the DDC polls, a low key affair.(PTI Photo)
People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration has also decided to keep the campaigning for the DDC polls, a low key affair.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Nov 13, 2020 10:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByMir Ehsan | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

‘Cong not contesting under PAGD’s umbrella but with like-minded secular parties’

At some places we may need to support like-minded parties and at others places they will support us, says J&K Congress unit chief
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Updated on Nov 12, 2020 01:33 AM IST
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PAGD constituents to contest upcoming election individually: Farooq Abdullah

Abdullah said it may not be possible to allot candidates a combined symbol at this advanced stage of the poll process, but they will jointly represent the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration
J&K National Conference President Farooq Abdullah.(PTI)
J&K National Conference President Farooq Abdullah.(PTI)
Published on Nov 10, 2020 01:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan

Peoples Conference asks for early hearing of petitions challenging abrogation of Article 370

Soon after the nullification of articles 370 and 35A, several petitions were filed in the supreme court by different political parties, civil society groups and individuals challenging the decision
National Conference president and member of Parliament Farooq Abdullah, former chief minister Omar Abdullah and Peoples Conference chairman Sajad Gani Lone at the residence of Peoples Democratic Party president and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti during a meeting to discuss the abrogation of Article 370 in Srinagar in October.(HT Photo)
National Conference president and member of Parliament Farooq Abdullah, former chief minister Omar Abdullah and Peoples Conference chairman Sajad Gani Lone at the residence of Peoples Democratic Party president and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti during a meeting to discuss the abrogation of Article 370 in Srinagar in October.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 09, 2020 05:17 PM IST
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Gupkar alliance ready to listen to all including BJP on Article 370, says Omar

Omar Abdullah says agreement with the Gupkar alliance is not a precondition for meeting political and social groups.
Omar Abdullah has also said that he doesn’t foresee assembly elections being held in Jammu and Kashmir in the next one to two years.(HT Photo)
Omar Abdullah has also said that he doesn’t foresee assembly elections being held in Jammu and Kashmir in the next one to two years.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 08, 2020 07:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByRavi Krishnan Khajuria | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

Parties under Gupkar alliance to contest jointly in upcoming district development council polls

This would be first such electoral exercise post August 5, 2019, where the National Conference and Peoples Democratic Party — the two mainstream political parties, will be contesting jointly
Members of People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration Farooq Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah at Bathindi in Jammu on Saturday(PTI)
Members of People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration Farooq Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah at Bathindi in Jammu on Saturday(PTI)
Updated on Nov 08, 2020 12:21 AM IST
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First district development council elections in J&K on Dec 1

The government has notified the DDC poll to be held along with panchayat byelections and urban local body elections
By holding these elections, the J&K government wants to complete the three-tier system of panchayati raj.(HT file photo)
By holding these elections, the J&K government wants to complete the three-tier system of panchayati raj.(HT file photo)
Published on Nov 07, 2020 06:30 AM IST
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All of us have united to restore special status of Jammu and Kashmir: Omar Abdullah in Ladakh

Addressing a gathering at Drass, National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah asserted that the revocation of articles 370 and 35A by the Centre were unacceptable and vowed to continue the fight to reverse them.
A delegation of 'People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration' leaders, including Omar Abdullah, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura, Nasir Aslam Wani, Muzafar Shah & Waheed Parra, arrives in Drass, Kargil to meet local leaders of the region on Friday.(ANI Photo)
A delegation of 'People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration' leaders, including Omar Abdullah, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura, Nasir Aslam Wani, Muzafar Shah & Waheed Parra, arrives in Drass, Kargil to meet local leaders of the region on Friday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Oct 31, 2020 02:36 AM IST
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Jammu and Kashmir admin prevents Farooq Abdullah from attending prayers: National Conference

J&K political leaders condemn the action as ‘gross violation of rights’; BJP terms it a good step taken due to security reasons
National Conference president Farooq Abdullah at the Durga Nag Temple in Srinagar on Oct 24.(PTI Photo)
National Conference president Farooq Abdullah at the Durga Nag Temple in Srinagar on Oct 24.(PTI Photo)
Published on Oct 31, 2020 02:28 AM IST
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Farooq Abdullah prevented from leaving residence to offer prayers: National Conference

People aware of the matter said the administration conveyed to Abdullah, who is also a member of Parliament, that he would not be allowed to go to Hazratbal mosque
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah.(ANI File)
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah.(ANI File)
Updated on Oct 30, 2020 12:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByMir Ehsan

Farooq Abdullah president, Mehbooba Mufti vice president of People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration

The announcement was made after a meeting of the members of the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration at Mehbooba Mufti’s residence in Srinagar. NC vice president Omar Abdullah was also present at the meeting.
National Conference (NC) leader Farooq Abdullah is seen talking to reporters outside the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office in Srinagar. Abdullah will be the president of the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration and Peoples Democratic Party’s Mehbooba Mufti the vice president of the six-party grouping.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)
National Conference (NC) leader Farooq Abdullah is seen talking to reporters outside the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office in Srinagar. Abdullah will be the president of the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration and Peoples Democratic Party’s Mehbooba Mufti the vice president of the six-party grouping.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 24, 2020 05:24 PM IST
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‘No political vendetta, Farooq questioned as per law’: J-K BJP chief

Former deputy chief minister Kavinder Gupta said it was a huge scam but “nobody dared probe it”.
File photo: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah.(ANI)
File photo: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah.(ANI)
Updated on Oct 19, 2020 07:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByRavi Krishnan Khajuria | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

‘I am not worried’, says National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah on Enforcement Directorate’s questioning

The leader was quizzed on Monday at the agency’s regional office at Srinagar’s Raj Bagh in the probe connected to a money laundering scam of over Rs 40 crore of JKCA funds.
Former Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah speaks to media after leaves ED office, in Srinagar on Monday.(ANI photo)
Former Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah speaks to media after leaves ED office, in Srinagar on Monday.(ANI photo)
Updated on Oct 19, 2020 06:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Niyati Singh

Farooq Abdullah questioned by ED in multi-crore J-K cricket scam, party alleges ‘political vendetta’

Farooq Abdullah’s questioning has drawn sharp criticism by the leaders of different political parties, especially the National Conference and the PDP.
File photo: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
File photo: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 19, 2020 06:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByMir Ehsan | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

ED questions National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah in J-K Cricket Association scam: Officials

Ten office-bearers of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA), including Abdullah, are accused of turning the sports body into a lending agency and operating several bogus accounts between 2005 and 2012 when the scam was unearthed.
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Farooq Abdullah addresses a press conference .(PTI)
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Farooq Abdullah addresses a press conference .(PTI)
Updated on Oct 19, 2020 03:35 PM IST
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