Aug 31, 2021 03:30 PM IST
''We will win and I am telling you this with authority that if they conduct polls in a free and fair manner, then the National Conference will be the biggest party here,'' he told reporters on the sidelines of an event titled 'Parliamentary outreach programme for the empowerment Panchayati Raj institutions in Jammu and Kashmir'.
- Jun 19, 2021 10:42 PM IST
Among those invited are four former chief ministers -- Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar Abdullah of the National Conference, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti.
- Apr 09, 2021 03:23 PM IST
Omar Abdullah was found infected with coronavirus two days after he took the first dose of vaccine.
- Nov 26, 2020 10:46 PM IST
We have no option but to quit the PDP which has been hijacked by unscrupulous, communal elements with mysterious character, the leaders - Fallail Singh, Dhaman Bhasin, and Pritam Kotwal - said in their resignation
- Nov 26, 2020 03:06 PM IST
The developments come ahead of the crucial election to the District Development Councils, first polls beginning November 28 in the erstwhile state since the abrogation of Article 370.
- Nov 19, 2020 03:22 PM IST
The 2018 Kargil Hill Council had produced a hung verdict, leading to a string of coalitions
- Nov 07, 2020 01:48 PM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah on November 6 said that he will not die until constitutional rights of the people of the erstwhile state are restored
- Oct 19, 2020 04:28 PM IST
"The letter from the Enforcement Directorate came after the Gupkar declaration. It is clear political vendetta after the People's Alliance was formed in Kashmir," a National Conference spokesperson has said.
- Jan 25, 2020 08:26 PM IST
In the latest picture which has emerged, Omar Abdullah can be seen wearing a grizzly white beard, a beanie and covered in snow.
- Nov 18, 2019 02:57 PM IST
Opposition 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, with Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury describing the EU delegation as "bhade ke tattu" (hirelings).
- Oct 06, 2019 02:47 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir government had given permission to the delegation to meet the leaders.
- Jul 12, 2019 09:00 PM IST
Separatist groups in the region had opposed the project, with some likening it to Israeli settlements within Palestinian territories.
- Apr 08, 2019 07:21 PM IST
Commissioned by Sheikh Abdullah, the NC has always taken a precariously balanced stand between J&K being an integral part of India and advocating for the state’s autonomy
- Apr 01, 2019 09:05 PM IST
Omar Abdullah said after 70 years, forces as are inimical to the state's special status, were trying to backtrack from the conditions.
- Mar 28, 2019 07:00 PM IST
Abdullah had lost to PDP candidate Tariq Hameed Karra in Srinagar in the 2014 general elections but won the 2017 bypoll to the constituency defeating Peoples Democratic Party's Nazir Ahmed Khan.
- Mar 22, 2019 01:42 PM IST
Vikramaditya Singh, grandson of erstwhile Sadr-e-Riyast senior Congress leader Karan Singh, and former minister Raman Bhalla, who is a joint candidate of the Congress and its alliance partner NC, from Udhampur and Jammu Lok Sabha seats respectively.
- Mar 20, 2019 03:07 PM IST
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and NC patron Farooq Abdullah jointly told the media while the Congress will contest the Jammu and Udhampur Lok Sabha seats, National Conference will fight from Srinagar.
- Mar 18, 2019 09:15 PM IST
The NC parliamentary board, which met here on Monday, also authorised the party president to take a final decision on any coalition with "secular forces taking into account the national political situation", according to the spokesman.
- Mar 18, 2019 07:19 PM IST
The state, which has a total of six parliamentary constituencies, goes to polls in five phases on April 11, 18, 23, 29 and May 6.
- Mar 16, 2019 05:38 PM IST
Party general secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar said that the separatist leader should be questioned in the Valley.
- Dec 14, 2018 12:31 PM IST
"Can't see how #RafaleDeal remains an election issue after this," Omar wrote on Twitter after the top court verdict.
- Sep 05, 2018 03:37 PM IST
The state government last week announced the schedule for holding elections to local bodies and panchayats in the state.
- Jul 28, 2018 05:20 PM IST
Speaking about the present situation in Kashmir, Omar Abdullah reiterated that it is not conducive for polls.
- May 27, 2018 07:14 PM IST
The NC said that his is imperative in view of limited opportunities in the state government departments.
- Nov 05, 2017 08:47 PM IST
"The process took more than two months and after they were done with meeting people, a report was compiled. What happened to that report? Did the government discuss that report in any forum, including the Parliament? No. Instead it has been thrown into a dust bin somewhere in the North Block," he said.