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  • Man shot dead as he tries to enter Farooq Abdullah's residence in Jammu

    A man was gunned down after he rammed his car into Jammu and Kashmir’s former chief minister Farooq Abdullah’s residence on Saturday. The man entered the lobby of Abdullah's residence before being gunned down. Heavy security was deployed outside Abdullah’s residence after the incident. Further details are awaited.

    Aug 04, 2018, 18:25 IST
  • Farooq Abdullah calls for third party intervention to settle Kashmir issue

    Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah expressed concern on the prevailing Kashmir issue and said India should take help either of the United States or China to find a permanent solution

    Jul 21, 2017, 17:17 IST
  • 'I am patriotic and never meant to disrespect India', says Farooq Abdullah

    Apologising for talking on the phone during the national anthem at Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee's swearing-in ceremony, National Conference patron Farroq Abdullah on Saturday said he never meant to disrespect national sentiments.

    May 28, 2016, 20:28 IST
  • Caught on Camera: Farooq Abdullah 'talking on phone' during national anthem

    In what may trigger a fresh controversy, National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah was on Friday caught talking on phone during the national anthem at Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee's swearing-in ceremony in West Bengal.

    May 27, 2016, 09:12 IST
  • Vijay Mallya is a gentleman, not a crook: Farooq Abdullah

    National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah on Friday rubbished the allegations of cheating by defunct Kingfisher Airlines chairman Vijay Mallya, saying that he is gentleman and should not be treated as a crook. Abdullah said there is no need for Mallya's arrest as whenever required he would be available in the country.

    Mar 11, 2016, 17:00 IST
  • Patiala court scuffle is attack on India's democracy: Farooq

    Condemning the JNU row, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (NC) Patron Farooq Abdullah said that the scuffle between lawyers and students outside the Patiala House Court is an attack on India's democracy.

    Feb 18, 2016, 18:50 IST
  • Politicians condole death of Balram Jakhar

    Condoling the death of senior Congress Balram Jakhar, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Wednesday said Jakhar was a celebrity during his days. He was an impartial assembly speaker, and a good agricultural minister.

    Feb 03, 2016, 18:01 IST
  • India wants friendship with Pakistan, and eradicate terrorism: Farooq Abdullah

    National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah said India wants friendship with Pakistan, but it also wants to eradicate terrorism. He stated that the arrest made by Pakistan is a good step forward.

    Jan 16, 2016, 22:57 IST
  • Politicos react after terrorist attack on BSF patrol party

    Political reactions flowed in on Wednesday over Udhampur terror attack. Barely days after a terror attack in Punjab's Gurdaspur, Pakistan-based militants attacked a BSF patrol party in 'Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur and killed two jawans.

    Aug 05, 2015, 21:08 IST
  • Jammu Court puts on hold cricket body poll results amid political row

    Farooq Abdullah will continue as Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association chief after the cricket body's poll results were put on hold by the Jammu High Court amid political row. Abdullah continues to remain president of the body.

    Jul 20, 2015, 17:05 IST
  • Omar now in elite company says Farooq Abdullah

    Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Monday said his son, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, has joined "an elite club" after a police constable hurled a shoe at him during the Independence Day function in Srinagar. "He has joined an elite club of former US president George W Bush, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zadari, Home Minister P Chidambaram and a few others with the shoe (throwing incident). It is a wonderful thing," the senior Abdullah told reporters outside Parliament House.

    Aug 17, 2010, 12:00 IST
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