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“If you really say that democracy has won, then you will have to listen to the voices of the people, and the people of Jammu and Kashmir have said it with a huge majority that they do not accept (the decisions of) August 5, 2019,” Abdullah said.(AP Photo)

Centre should listen to the voice of people of J-K: Omar Abdullah

By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2020 09:13 PM IST
Addressing party workers at NC headquarters Nawa-i-Subah, he said the people have made clear their view by supporting the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) in the District Development Council polls. The NC leader also said he does not foresee assembly elections in the union territory anytime soon because of the poll results.
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Jammu: Counting of votes for the recently concluded District Development Council elections in progress at a centre, in Jammu, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. (PTI Photo)
Jammu: Counting of votes for the recently concluded District Development Council elections in progress at a centre, in Jammu, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. (PTI Photo)

Jammu and Kashmir DDC election results: Independents dominate in Srinagar, win 7 out of 14 seats

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 03:38 PM IST
Three seats went to Apni Party and one each to the BJP, PDP, National Conference and J&K People’s Movement, said district election officer Dr Shahid Choudhary.
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Voters queue up to cast their vote during the second phase of District Development Council (DDC) election in Kangar area of Ganderbal on December 1.(Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)
Voters queue up to cast their vote during the second phase of District Development Council (DDC) election in Kangar area of Ganderbal on December 1.(Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)

Old rivalries take back seat as six Jammu & Kashmir parties join hands to contest local polls

By Mir Ehsan | Hindustan Times, Handwara
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 06:59 PM IST
The NC and PC leaders have been jointly campaigning for their candidates as the bitter rivalry between them appears to be a thing of the past
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NC supporters sloganeering in Jammu on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
NC supporters sloganeering in Jammu on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

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

By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Hindustan Times/Jammu, Jammu
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 12:49 AM IST
Some BJYM workers also alleged that their vehicles were damaged by the NC workers and locals
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(HT File Photo)

J&K DDC polls: Gupkar Alliance releases fifth list

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Srinagar, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 01:13 AM IST
Alliance president Farooq Abdullah released the fifth list of candidates, comprising 16 names, most of whom are affiliated with the national conference
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NC committed to equitable development: Slathia

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Jammu, Jammu
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 12:51 AM IST
Says a stable political structure is imperative for meeting challenges and steering J&K towards peace, progress and development
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Roshni land scam: J&K admn set to post list of beneficiaries on govt website

By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Hindustan Times/ Jammu, Jammu
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 12:35 AM IST
The administration is already working on cancelling all mutations of land transferred under the ‘unconstitutional’ Roshni Act across the UT
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PAGD members Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti.(File photo)
PAGD members Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti.(File photo)

J&K: PAGD announces third list of candidates for district development council elections

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 04:26 PM IST
PAGD chairman Farooq Abdullah released the list of 16 candidates with the PDP contesting on eight seats, the NC on six seats, and the Peoples Conference and the Awami National Conference on one each
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Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad with National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah.(File photo)
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad with National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah.(File photo)

Congress, PAGD to jointly contest J&K district development council polls: Farooq Abdullah

By Mir Ehsan | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 04:32 PM IST
Last week, the Congress had said that it would take part in the DDC polls in a bid to prevent the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to record a facile win in the upcoming polls
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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)

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

UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 12:21 AM IST
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
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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)

Jammu and Kashmir admin prevents Farooq Abdullah from attending prayers: National Conference

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 02:28 AM IST
J&K political leaders condemn the action as ‘gross violation of rights’; BJP terms it a good step taken due to security reasons
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Image for representation: Suspected terrorists have killed BJP leader Sheikh Waseem Bari, his brother and their father and Congress sarpanch Ajay Pandita. Other politicians have been warned as well.(ANI)
Image for representation: Suspected terrorists have killed BJP leader Sheikh Waseem Bari, his brother and their father and Congress sarpanch Ajay Pandita. Other politicians have been warned as well.(ANI)

BJP leader blames provocations by NC, PDP for attack that killed 3 leaders

By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Hindustan Times, Jammu
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 01:15 PM IST
Thursday evening’s attack is seen as part of targeted attacks on mainstream politicians in Jammu and Kashmir over the last few weeks and months.
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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)

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

By Mir Ehsan | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 06:08 PM IST
Farooq Abdullah’s questioning has drawn sharp criticism by the leaders of different political parties, especially the National Conference and the PDP.
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Dressed in her trademark green color, Mehbooba Mufti spent the day at her Gupkar residence meeting her party leaders and supporters who had come from various parts of the valley. (Photo @OmarAbdullah)
Dressed in her trademark green color, Mehbooba Mufti spent the day at her Gupkar residence meeting her party leaders and supporters who had come from various parts of the valley. (Photo @OmarAbdullah)

‘Can change things’: Mehbooba Mufti to Farooq, Omar Abdullah after home visit

By Ashiq Hussain | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 08:31 PM IST
The development follows the J&K administration’s decision day before to end the detention of Mehbooba Mufti, who had been under arrest since August 5 last year when the Centre scrapped the J&K’s special status.
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Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leaders Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, August 28, 2020(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leaders Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, August 28, 2020(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)

In J&K, time for dialogue

PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2020 09:09 PM IST
Pro-India forces are allies. The central government must listen to them
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Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leaders Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah during an interview with Hindustan Times in Srinagar on August 28.(Waseem Andrabi /HT Photo)
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leaders Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah during an interview with Hindustan Times in Srinagar on August 28.(Waseem Andrabi /HT Photo)

BJP wants a Hindu majority to emerge in J&K: Farooq Abdullah

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 03:40 PM IST
Farooq Abdullah has emerged as the prime mover and pivot in the formation of a conglomerate of the six regional parties
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Omar Abdullah has accused the JK government of misleading court over detentions of leaders from the valley.(HT Photo/File)
Omar Abdullah has accused the JK government of misleading court over detentions of leaders from the valley.(HT Photo/File)

‘Not detained, yet not free’: Omar underlines paradox, questions government stand

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 07:43 PM IST
Abdullahs have filed petitions seeking release of 16 National Conference leaders from alleged illegal detention, which the government denies.
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In their plea Srinagar MP Farooq Abdullah and his son and former chief minister Omar Abdullah said the detention of NC leaders was “unconstitutional and illegal.”(ANI File Photo)
In their plea Srinagar MP Farooq Abdullah and his son and former chief minister Omar Abdullah said the detention of NC leaders was “unconstitutional and illegal.”(ANI File Photo)

Abdullahs move Jammu and Kashmir high court for leaders’ release

By Mir Ehsan | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2020 03:13 AM IST
An NC spokesman said the decision to move to court had been taken to seek relief for party leaders who had been kept under house detention after being shifted from detention centres.
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Army personnel patrol near Lal Chowk, Srinagar.(ANI File)
Army personnel patrol near Lal Chowk, Srinagar.(ANI File)

Parties welcome decision to delay J&K by-elections

By Mir Ehsan | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 12:46 AM IST
Chief electoral officer Shailendra Kumar on Tuesday said the polls had been postponed by three weeks due to security concerns, almost a week after he announced the schedule for the elections.
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Paramilitary soldier stands guard as Kashmiri voters wait in a queue to cast their votes during the third phase of election in shangus in south Kashmirs Anantnag district on April 23, 2019.(Waseem Andrabi/HT File Photo)
Paramilitary soldier stands guard as Kashmiri voters wait in a queue to cast their votes during the third phase of election in shangus in south Kashmirs Anantnag district on April 23, 2019.(Waseem Andrabi/HT File Photo)

Willing to take part in rural polls, but leaders under detention: NC

By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Hindustan Times, Jammu, Jammu
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 02:02 AM IST
In his letter, NC general secretary Rattan Lal Gupta said that his party is a strong supporter of the democratic process and wishes to participate in the eight-phase elections beginning March 5 in over 12,500 seats — the first exercise involving common voters after J&K became a Union Territory.
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A village council member casts her vote at a polling station, in Chek Dara, on the outskirts of Srinagar on October 24, 2019.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)
A village council member casts her vote at a polling station, in Chek Dara, on the outskirts of Srinagar on October 24, 2019.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)

Local parties, Congress slam Jammu and Kashmir civic poll announcement

By Mir Ehsan | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 04:16 AM IST
Around 60% of the total panchayat seats in the Kashmir Valley had remained vacant when the rural bodies elections were last held in 2018. The NC and the PDP had boycotted the 2018 polls citing concerns over threats to Jammu and Kashmir’s special status.
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Army personnel Patrol near Lal Chowk .(ANi file photo)
Army personnel Patrol near Lal Chowk .(ANi file photo)

4 politicians released after 6 months’ detention in Kashmir

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2020 03:27 PM IST
The NC’s Abdul Majeed Larmi, Ghulam Nabi Bhat and Mohd Shafi were released from the MLA Hostel in Srinagar by the Jammu and Kashmir administration. Another PDP leader Mohd Yusuf Bhat has also been released,
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Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor claims detained Kashmiri leaders had lost their relevance on the ground.(PTI Photo/File)
Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor claims detained Kashmiri leaders had lost their relevance on the ground.(PTI Photo/File)

No protest in Kashmir to release detained leaders: Satya Pal Malik

By Gerard de Souza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2019 06:39 PM IST
Malik said the people of Jammu and Kashmir were disillusioned by the “lies” spread by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the NC. He said he had spoken to over 200 youths.
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Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti and several other leaders have also been under detention since August 5.(ANI File Photo)
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti and several other leaders have also been under detention since August 5.(ANI File Photo)

National Conference asks PM to start direct dialogue with people of Jammu and Kashmir

By Press Trust of India | Jammu
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2019 04:53 PM IST
NC provincial president Devender Singh Rana, who was flanked by nearly a dozen party colleagues, including former ministers, said a process of dialogue should be set into motion for better development and strengthening of democracy in Jammu and Kashmir.
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Member of Parliament and president of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (NC) Farooq Abdullah with a delegation at his residence-cum temporary detention centre, in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India, on Sunday, October 6, 2019. A NC delegation from Jammu met Abdullah after they were allowed to meet them by the government.(Photo by Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
Member of Parliament and president of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (NC) Farooq Abdullah with a delegation at his residence-cum temporary detention centre, in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India, on Sunday, October 6, 2019. A NC delegation from Jammu met Abdullah after they were allowed to meet them by the government.(Photo by Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)

After meeting Abdullahs, NC leaders seek release

By Mir Ehsan | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 12:33 AM IST
The delegations demanded that Kashmiri politicians be released and said there was little scope for participation in the upcoming local body polls if senior leaders remained under detention.
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The MP’s said in the petition that the authorities had not allowed them to meet the party leaders.(HT image)
The MP’s said in the petition that the authorities had not allowed them to meet the party leaders.(HT image)

Jammu and Kashmir high court court seeks information on leaders’ detention

By Mir Ehsan | SRINAGAR
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 12:08 AM IST
Farooq Abdullah has been placed under house arrest at his Gupkar residence in Srinagar and his son Omar Abdullah has been detained at Hari Niwas, which has been converted into sub-jail.
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The only exception is the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office in Jawahar Nagar, where security has been tightened for officials preparing to dominate the space so far out of reach for the party.(HT image)
The only exception is the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office in Jawahar Nagar, where security has been tightened for officials preparing to dominate the space so far out of reach for the party.(HT image)

J-K party offices deserted, confusion among workers

By Smriti Kak Ramachandran and Rezaul H Laskar | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 09:11 AM IST
The scene is no different at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) office near Sher-i- Kashmir Park, a five-minute drive away. Here too the gates are shut, with no one in sight.
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Shah also moved a bill proposing bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories -- Jammu and Kashmir division and Ladakh.(HT Photo/Raj K Raj)
Shah also moved a bill proposing bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories -- Jammu and Kashmir division and Ladakh.(HT Photo/Raj K Raj)

Govt revokes Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir, bifurcates state into two UTs

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2019 03:08 PM IST
Meeting a long-held promise of the BJP, Union Home Minister Amit Shah moved a resolution in the Rajya Sabha that Article 370, which allowed Jammu and Kashmir to have its own Constitution, will no longer be applicable.
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Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers stand vigil at the base camp for the Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage in Jammu, India, Friday, July 19, 2019. Thousands of pilgrims annually visit the remote Himalayan shrine of Amarnath to worship an icy stalagmite representing Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)(AP)
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers stand vigil at the base camp for the Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage in Jammu, India, Friday, July 19, 2019. Thousands of pilgrims annually visit the remote Himalayan shrine of Amarnath to worship an icy stalagmite representing Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)(AP)

PDP, NC, CPI (M) question government advisory on Amarnath yatra

By HT Correspondent | Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON AUG 03, 2019 01:26 AM IST
Addressing a press briefing at her residence in the backdrop of fresh advisory PDP president, Mehbooba Mufti said that there is complete chaos on the streets of Srinagar.
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Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah.(HT Photo)
Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah.(HT Photo)

‘Won’t dampen valley’s sense of fear’: Omar Abdullah on govt advisory to tourists

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 06:01 PM IST
The government order comes amid intense speculation in Kashmir that the Centre was planning a ‘big’ move that many thought would be the scrapping of Art 35A, that give special privileges to permanent residents of the state.
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