Farooq Abdullah

Type: Person
Name: Farooq Abdullah
Organization: National Conference party
Date of Birth: dd/mm/1937
Nationality: India
Fact Sheet: Biography for Farooq Abdullah
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

NC fields 14 more for LA poll

SRINAGAR:   National Conference General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar announced the second list of 14 candidates for the Assembly Elections 2014 here today.  Earlier the party had announced a list of 32 candidates.The Parliamentary Board under the Chairmanship ... [Published Kashmir Observer - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

7/22/2014: REGION: Farooq not contesting, may affect NC poll prospects

SRINAGAR: The last Lok Sabha polls that saw National Conference (NC) patron Farooq Abdullah losing the election for the first time in his political career might be remembered as his last foray into the fray with his son and chief minister Omar Abdull ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Cong’s decision of contesting alone in Assembly elections another fraud with people: Bhim

Excelsior CorrespondentJAMMU, July 21: Chief patron, J&K National Panthers Party (JKNPP), Prof Bhim Singh, has described Congress’ declaration of contesting the forthcoming Assembly elections alone as a fraud with the people and questioned why it (Congress) ... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

A split that surprises none

The National Conference (NC) and the Congress have announced that they will contest the forthcoming assembly elections separately, thereby ending the alliance that has been in power in Jammu and Kashmir since early 2009. This decision surprises no one ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 3 reports

Congress divorces National Conference after five and half years of marriage

Call it fallout of the parliament election drubbing, Congress on Sunday ended its alliance with National Conference (NC) and decided to go solo in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly polls slatedto be held in November-December this year. However the party ... [Published DNA India - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 4 reports

Farooq not contesting polls

SRINAGAR, Jul 20: National Conference (NC) president Dr Farooq Abdullah will not contest the coming assembly elections.This was revealed by chief minister Omar Abdullah to a local news agency, KNS.“Doctor sahib (Farooq Abdullah) will not contest the assembly ... [Published Kashmir Times - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 2 reports

Congress and National Conference part ways in Jammu and Kashmir

Congress and National Conference have finally decided to part ways in Jammu and Kashmir that will be going to polls later this year. The Congress has announced that the party will be contesting all assembly seats in Jammu and Kashmir.Congress and National ... [Published Samaylive - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

NC core group ‘disappointed’ with Congress

The National Conference's acting president and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, on Monday started a series of discussions on the party's debacle in the general election, tweeting that while he was listening to voices in the party, he also ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Met Azad along with my father: Mehbooba

As speculation grows about the troubled alliance between the Congress and the National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti admitted for the first time that she and her father and former Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed have ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Confusion prevails as Congress-NC splits in J

In a huge shock the Congress party on Sunday announced that it would contest the Jammu and Kashmir state assembly elections, scheduled for November, on their own. At a press conference held in Jammu, the senior Congress leaders announced the party’s decision ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Keep calm, do yoga

Farooq Abdullah's daughter Sara Pilot Abdullah now a trained Hatha yoga instructorSandeep UnnithanNew Delhi, July 12, 2014 | UPDATED 09:35 ISTSara Pilot AbdullahFarooq Abdullah's daughter Sara Pilot Abdullah is stepping out of the shadow of her brother, ... [Published InToday - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 7 reports

National Conferance announces first list of candidates for Assembly polls

Press Trust of IndiaSrinagar, 15 JulyJammu and Kashmir Assembly Speaker Mr Mubarak Gul and ten ministers figure in the first list of 32 candidates announced by the ruling National Conference for forthcoming Assembly polls in the state.Law Minister Mr ... [Published The Statesman - Jul 15 2014]

Quotes

Speaking to The Hindu in Srinagar, NC working president Omar Abdullah said, "there are voices in both parties that are not in favour of fighting elections together. some have been tempered by the recent developments of secretive meetings between the congress leaders and the pdp leadership. none of this leaves a good taste."

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NC names 14 candidates, 4 against Cong Ministers [Published Daily Excelsior.com - 6 hours ago]
NC fields 14 more for LA poll [Published Kashmir Observer - 9 hours ago]
NC releases list of 14 candidates [Published Daily Excelsior.com - 14 hours ago]
Omar’s Announcement on Farooq Not Contesting El... [Published Space View Times - Jul 22 2014]
7/22/2014: REGION: Farooq not contesting, may a... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 22 2014]
Cong’s decision of contesting alone in Assembly... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Jul 22 2014]
A split that surprises none [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 22 2014]
NC, Congress blame each other as they part ways [Published Daijiworldcom - Jul 21 2014]
Farooq not contesting polls [Published Kashmir Times - Jul 21 2014]
Congress divorces National Conference after fiv... [Published DNA India - Jul 21 2014]
7/21/2014: REGION: My father will not contest a... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 21 2014]
Farooq Abdullah won’t contest Assembly polls, s... [Published Indian Express - Jul 21 2014]
Cong, Omar snip ties with 'me first' salvo [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 21 2014]
Congress, NC part ways; to go it alone in J&K p... [Published Times of India - Jul 20 2014]
Farooq not to contest Assembly polls [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Jul 20 2014]
NC core group ‘disappointed’ with Congress [Published The Hindu - Jul 20 2014]
NC, Congress divorce in Kashmir after six years... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 20 2014]
Met Azad along with my father: Mehbooba [Published The Hindu - Jul 20 2014]
Confusion prevails as Congress-NC splits in J [Published Rediff Realtime News - Jul 20 2014]
Congress and National Conference part ways in J... [Published Samaylive - Jul 20 2014]
It's official: Congress and National Conference... [Published India TV - Jul 20 2014]
Of course no "Ache Din" for Omar Abdullah in sight [Published Kashmir Times - Jul 19 2014]
Stop insulting Kashmiris: Drabu tells Omar [Published Kashmir Observer - Jul 18 2014]
Keep calm, do yoga [Published InToday - Jul 18 2014]
Omar main accused in Haji’s mysterious death ca... [Published Kashmir Times - Jul 18 2014]
NC list doesn't say who leads party … [Published Yahoo! India - Jul 17 2014]
UN mission refuses to accept NC's note condemni... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 16 2014]
NC releases first list of 32 nominees for LA polls [Published Kashmir Times - Jul 16 2014]
Abdullahs missing in NC candidates' first list [Published Deccan Herald - Jul 16 2014]
National Conferance announces first list of can... [Published The Statesman - Jul 15 2014]
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