Tag - National Conference

Farooq Abdullah to go solo in J&K, hints at joining NDA in future


Srinagar: In another setback to the Opposition INDIA bloc, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said his party would contest the upcoming Lok Sabha election alone on all seats while hinting that he may re-join the BJP-led NDA in the future. In an exclusive interview with India Today, Farooq Abdullah said the National Conference would contest...

Several National Conference leaders join BJP in J&K


Jammu: Several top-level leaders of the National Conference (NC) in the Jammu region joined the BJP on Sunday, in a setback to former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah's party, months ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. The leaders who switched sides include senior leader and Kathua (Rural) district president of the National Conference,...

“Will talk to youth of Kashmir, not Pakistan”: Amit Shah


New Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah said that the Centre will not hold talks with the "Hurriyat, Jamiat or Pakistan" and speak with the youth of Jammu and Kashmir instead. Speaking during the no-confidence debate in Lok Sabha, Shah said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had taken an "epoch-making decision" to bring about a change in Kashmir. "Article...

TN CM MK Stalin could become PM: Farooq Abdullah


Chennai: Jammu Kashmir National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said there are chances for DMK top leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin to become the Prime Minister if Opposition parties come together and win the general election next year. On his arrival here to take part in the birthday celebrations of M K Stalin,...

‘Non-locals’ allowed to vote in J&K, parties protest


Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir is likely to have 25 lakh new voters in the next election, with non-locals registering to vote for the first time in the region. Former Chief Ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah have sharply criticized the move, calling it a "dangerous attempt" to influence elections. Jammu and Kashmir has been without an elected...

Six J&K govt employees sacked for having terror links

Post Date: September 23, 2021

Srinagar: Six government employees, including two police constables, were dismissed from their services for “anti-national activities” in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the total sackings to over a dozen since April this year. The six separate dismissal orders were issued by the commissioner secretary, General Administration Department, on behalf of J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha. The orders were...