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‘Vendetta’: Mufti, Lone condemn ED action against Abdullah in JKCA case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached properties of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah valued around Rs 11.86 crore in connection with its money laundering probe linked to alleged financial irregularities in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA)
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference president Farooq Abdullah (R) poses along with former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti after a meeting in Srinagar on October 15.(AFP FILE)
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference president Farooq Abdullah (R) poses along with former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti after a meeting in Srinagar on October 15.(AFP FILE)
Published on Dec 20, 2020 04:59 PM IST
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Srinagar, Hindustan Times | By Mir Ehsan

Farooq Abdullah not being allowed to leave house a ‘new low’ in curtailment of rights in J-K: Gupkar alliance

In a statement, PAGD spokesperson Sajad Lone condemned the state administration for putting a blockade outside the resident of Abdullah and demanded that it be removed.
MP and President of National Conference (NC) Farooq Abdullah and PDP chief and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and other leaders look on as People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration spokesperson Sajjad Lone speaks to the media after a meeting of the Alliance, in Srinagar, Saturday.(PTI)
MP and President of National Conference (NC) Farooq Abdullah and PDP chief and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and other leaders look on as People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration spokesperson Sajjad Lone speaks to the media after a meeting of the Alliance, in Srinagar, Saturday.(PTI)
Published on Oct 30, 2020 03:57 PM IST
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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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News updates from Hindustan Times at 5 PM: Sajjad Lone and Mehbooba Mufti’s close aide released from detention in J-K and all the latest news at this hour

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 5 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
People’s Conference chairman Sajjad Gani Lone was released from preventive detention on Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020.(HT File)
People’s Conference chairman Sajjad Gani Lone was released from preventive detention on Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020.(HT File)
Updated on Feb 05, 2020 04:59 PM IST
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Sajjad Lone and Mehbooba Mufti’s close aide released from detention in Jammu and Kashmir

The opposition has been continuously demanding that leaders, especially, Farooq Abdullah, be released from detention and allowed to attend the parliament.
J&K leader Sajjad Gani Lone was among the two leaders released from detention on Wednesday.(Hindustan Times Photo/File)
J&K leader Sajjad Gani Lone was among the two leaders released from detention on Wednesday.(Hindustan Times Photo/File)
Updated on Feb 05, 2020 04:12 PM IST
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Supreme Court to hear pleas against Article 370 move, Kashmir curbs today

A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer will be also hearing a bunch fresh petitions, including the one filed by former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad seeking permission to visit his family members and relatives.
The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Monday pleas challenging abrogation of provisions of Article 370(PTI)
The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Monday pleas challenging abrogation of provisions of Article 370(PTI)
Updated on Jun 30, 2020 03:06 AM IST
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Lone’s outfit files plea in SC against President’s rule

The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Conference has filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the imposition of President’s Rule in the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir in December 2018.
The petition asked the top court to declare the imposition of President’s Rule as unconstitutional and void, the website reported.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The petition asked the top court to declare the imposition of President’s Rule as unconstitutional and void, the website reported.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 13, 2019 06:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Tandoori chicken, scuffle, ATM: Life of Kashmir leaders in detention at hotel-jail

Kashmiri’s mainstream politicians and separatists are detained at the plush Centaur hotel overlooking the Dal Lake or in their houses since the state lost its special status and was divided into two on August 5.
Vehicles ply after restrictions were eased in Srinagar on Saturday.(ANI photo)
Vehicles ply after restrictions were eased in Srinagar on Saturday.(ANI photo)
Updated on Sep 02, 2019 01:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran

Union home minister Rajnath Singh hits back at Opposition on President’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir

Rajnath Singh claimed that J-K Governor Satyapal Malik had sent a report to the president on June 19 recommending governor’s rule because no party was willing to form government after the BJP withdrew support to the coalition government.
The central government is ready for assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir on any date and it is unfair to doubt its intentions in the troubled state, Union home minister Rajnath Singh said in Lok Sabha .(Bloomberg Photo)
The central government is ready for assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir on any date and it is unfair to doubt its intentions in the troubled state, Union home minister Rajnath Singh said in Lok Sabha .(Bloomberg Photo)
Published on Dec 29, 2018 08:04 AM IST
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Use ‘non-military’ options to deal with minors, says Sajad Gani Lone

A teenager had disappeared along with another 17-year-old boy from North Kashmir’s Hajin on August 31. A picture showing him holding a gun had gone viral on social media days before the two were killed along with another militant.
Sajad Lone’s appeal came a day after a teenager was among the three killed in a gunfight between security forces and militants near Srinagar on Sunday.(File Photo)
Sajad Lone’s appeal came a day after a teenager was among the three killed in a gunfight between security forces and militants near Srinagar on Sunday.(File Photo)
Updated on Dec 10, 2018 11:53 PM IST
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Hindustan, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain

Sajjad Lone’s father ‘brought gun’ to Kashmir Valley, says Farooq Abdullah

National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah further revealed that he requested Sajjad’s father to drop the idea but it all went in vain.
Former J&K Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Former J&K Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 03, 2018 10:11 AM IST
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No move to change permanent residency rules, J-K Gov tells Kashmir parties

Article 35A of the Constitution empowers the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly to define ‘permanent residents’ of the state who are eligible for special rights and privileges, which the legislature can provide.
J&K governor Satyapal Malik(A P Dube /HT Photo)
J&K governor Satyapal Malik(A P Dube /HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 02, 2018 11:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain

Finally, the cat is out of the bag, says CPI(M) on J&K governor’s assembly dissolution remark

The CPI(M) had been saying it from Day I that the BJP-led Centre’s intentions for keeping the assembly in suspended animation were not clear and finally the cat is out of the bag, the statement said.
The governor had purportedly said he dissolved the state assembly as he did not want to go down in history as a “dishonest man”.(HT Photo)
The governor had purportedly said he dissolved the state assembly as he did not want to go down in history as a “dishonest man”.(HT Photo)
Published on Nov 28, 2018 07:36 AM IST
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Sajad Lone says he called J&K governor Satya Pal Malik before Mehbooba Mufti

People’s Conference chairman Sajad Lone said he was the first to call up J&K governor Satya Pal Malik to tell him about his intention to stake claim to form the government in the state.
Sajjad Lone’s claim comes days after Malik dissolved the state assembly that was kept suspended since June, following claims for government formation by two groups — BJP-backed Lone and PDP’s Mehbooba Mufti with the support of NC and Congress on November 21.(PTI)
Sajjad Lone’s claim comes days after Malik dissolved the state assembly that was kept suspended since June, following claims for government formation by two groups — BJP-backed Lone and PDP’s Mehbooba Mufti with the support of NC and Congress on November 21.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 28, 2018 12:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

No BJP role in Jammu-Kashmir assembly dissolution: Rajnath Singh

Governor Malik dissolved the state assembly late on Wednesday night after claims for forming a new government were pressed both by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti and People’s Conference leader Sajjad Lone.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh(Waseem Andrabi/ HT File Photo)
Home Minister Rajnath Singh(Waseem Andrabi/ HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 23, 2018 07:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Kumar Uttam

‘Unholy alliance’: Guv Malik speaks out in defence of J&K assembly dissolution

Minutes before the Governor dissolved the assembly, he was sent two claims to form the government in the state. The first came from PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, who has the support of rival Omar Abdullah’s National Conference and the Congress.
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik who has been criticised for abruptly dissolving the state government, defended his decision saying that he had been presented with an “unholy alliance”.(HT File Photo)
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik who has been criticised for abruptly dissolving the state government, defended his decision saying that he had been presented with an “unholy alliance”.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 22, 2018 06:16 PM IST
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Jammu and Kashmir race on Twitter, WhatsApp ends with a fax that ‘hadn’t worked’ in the first place

Twitter and WhatsApp played a major role in the fast-paced developments of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday
Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik governor Satya Pal Malik’s ordered dissolution of the assembly through a fax.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik governor Satya Pal Malik’s ordered dissolution of the assembly through a fax.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Published on Nov 22, 2018 12:31 AM IST
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Jammu and Kashmir’s political thriller ends in anti-climax, Assembly dissolved

At the end of a day of dramatic developments, Jammu & Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday night dissolved the state assembly in a contentious decision that may well be challenged in the courts.
The dissolution, announced in a statement by Raj Bhawan, came after Mehbooba Mufti’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its arch-rival National Conference (NC) teamed up with the Congress for a shot at government formation with the support of 56 legislators in the 87-member assembly.(HT Photo)
The dissolution, announced in a statement by Raj Bhawan, came after Mehbooba Mufti’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its arch-rival National Conference (NC) teamed up with the Congress for a shot at government formation with the support of 56 legislators in the 87-member assembly.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 22, 2018 08:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Mir Ehsan

J&K governor’s move to dissolve House takes PDP, NC by surprise

A letter from People’s Conference chairman Sajjad Lone seeking to form the government in J&K, minutes after PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti staked claim, set off a string of events that ended in the dissolution of the assembly by Governor Satya Pal Malik.
The National Conference, led by Omar Abdullah (left) had supported the Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP’s claim to form the government.(Waseem Andrabi/HT File Photo)
The National Conference, led by Omar Abdullah (left) had supported the Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP’s claim to form the government.(Waseem Andrabi/HT File Photo)
Published on Nov 21, 2018 11:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan

Srinagar’s mayor will be from my party: People’s Conference chairman Sajjad Lone

Earlier, J&K governor Satya Pal Malik had said in an interview that next mayor will be a ‘foreign educated person’, reference towards former NC spokesman Junaid Mattu, who resigned from the NC to take part in local body elections.
Sajjad Lone(HT File)
Sajjad Lone(HT File)
Updated on Oct 19, 2018 01:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan, Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah should welcome a third force in Kashmir, writes Barkha Dutt

If a new political force is born from the chaos and contradictions of Kashmir politics today, Delhi should welcome it. And the other two Valley-based parties should stop complaining. If Delhi is to blame for the lack of forward movement in Kashmir today; so are they.
Sajad Gani Lone, a leader of the People's Conference, in Srinagar, May 22, 2007(REUTERS)
Sajad Gani Lone, a leader of the People's Conference, in Srinagar, May 22, 2007(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 14, 2018 02:22 PM IST
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Mehbooba Mufti tries to keep PDP together as buzz grows about new political group

Mehbooba Mufti opened channels of communications with her assembly members on Saturday, the first time she did so after the government fell on June 19.
Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti during a party meeting in Jammu.(PTI Photo)
Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti during a party meeting in Jammu.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jul 10, 2018 08:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan

Sajjad Lone voices support for stable coalition

People's Conference leader Sajad Gani Lone has voiced his support for a stable coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir but hinted at a positive bias towards BJP, stating that a party at the Centre would help in expediting development process.
Former-separatist-and-son-of-ex-Hurriyat-chairman-Sajad-Lone-HT-Photo
Former-separatist-and-son-of-ex-Hurriyat-chairman-Sajad-Lone-HT-Photo
Updated on Aug 06, 2019 05:37 PM IST
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