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Return Of The Maharaja: Ghulam Nabi Azad And BJP Fight Over Hari Singh's Legacy In J&K

Jan 11, 2022 Naseer Ganai

Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday constituted a committee to decide whether it should observe the birthday of the last autocratic Dogra ruler of J&K Maharaja Hari Singh. Here's why

Satya Pal Malik's Remark On PM Modi; Omar Abdullah Says ‘Has Bitten Hand That Fed Him’

Jan 03, 2022 PTI

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah, while reacting to Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik’s comments over PM Narendra Modi said: he has ‘bitten the hand that fed him’.


NC, PDP workers protest after detention of their leaders

The protest call was given by the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) – an amalgam of various mainstream political parties in Jammu and Kashmir including the NC, the PDP, CPI(M), Peoples Movement and Awami National Conference.

Kashmir Situation Worse Than 90’s; Youth Feel They Have No Place In Modern India: Dr Farooq Abdullah

Dec 26, 2021 PTI

The MP from Srinagar and National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah said the Kashmir situation is worse than the 90s—when militancy erupted in J&K. He said the youth in Kashmir feel they have no place in modern India.


Kashmir: Sajad Lone Accuses NC Of Legitimizing ‘Grossly Unfair’ Delimitation Commission Proposal

Kashmir: The Delimitation Commission, set up to redraw the assembly seats of the union territory, is learnt to have proposed six additional seats for the Jammu region and one for the Kashmir Valley, after meeting five MPs, including three from NC (National Conference) and two from BJP.

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21 December, 2021

Delimitation Panel's Recommendations Divisive, Unacceptable; Will Stage Protest On Jan 1: PAGD

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On Delimitation Commission's recommendations, Tarigami said, "We are firmly of the opinion that it (proposal) is divisive and will further deepen the divide in Jammu and Kashmir."


20 December, 2021

Delimitation Commission Proposes Six Additional Seats For Jammu, One For Kashmir Valley | Political Parties 'Shocked'

Naseer Ganai

The Delimitation Commission on Jammu and Kashmir has proposed six additional assembly seats for Jammu region and one for Kashmir while reserving 16 constituencies for SC/ST.


20 December, 2021

Jammu And Kashmir Delimitation: Political Parties Allege Commission's Recommendations Guided By BJP's Agenda

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Jammu And Kashmir Delimitation Commission, set up to redraw the assembly seats of the union territory, is learnt to have proposed six additional seats for Jammu region and one for Kashmir Valley.


19 December, 2021

SP Means Corruption, BJP Only Party Sans Dynastic Politics: Nadda

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"The National Conference, and the PDP are 'pariwarwad ki parties' in Jammu and Kashmir. There are such parties in Haryana and in the South, in Bengal and Uttar Pradesh, too. No one else except my 'babua' (son) (is their ideology)," he said.


18 December, 2021

NC confirms participation in Delimitation Commission meet

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The NC had boycotted the first associate meeting of the commission in February saying the exercise was an outcome of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act-2019, which the party had challenged in the Supreme Court.


17 December, 2021

BJP Creating New Political Parties In Kashmir To Ensure Majority In Legislative Assembly: Omar

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He said the saffron party knew that it would fall short of the majority in the House on its own whenever elections are held.


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15 December, 2021

J-K Admin Completely Failed In Providing Sense Of Security To People: Omar Abdullah

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The National Conference leader said there were attacks taking place in broad daylight in the Kashmir valley and militancy was back again in those areas which were made militancy-free during his regime.


14 December, 2021

Farooq Abdullah Says Srinagar Attack Unfortunate, Asks Govt To Hold Talks With Pak

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Two policemen were killed and 12 others injured as terrorists opened fire on a bus carrying Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police personnel on the outskirts of Srinagar on Monday, the 20th anniversary of the Parliament Attack, according to officials.


13 December, 2021

Indo-Pak Dialogue Can Lower Pain Of People Of J-K: Tarigami

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Referring to the recent killings, Tarigami said, “We have been demanding you must tell us who is behind all these killings and you must take action against those elements and make them accountable.”


12 December, 2021

Provide Agenda For Delimitation Commission Meeting: NC

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Masoodi said the party wants to go through the agenda first before taking the decision over its participation in the meeting.


11 December, 2021

Kashmir: Omar Abdullah Says PAGD Intact, On Job

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Kashmir: National Conference vice president and former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s assertion came amidst speculations that there are rifts within the constituents of PAGD—an amalgam of six political parties seeking restoration of J&K’s special status.


11 December, 2021

Jammu-Kashmir: NC Passes Resolutions For Return Of Kashmiri Pandits

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Jammu-Kashmir’s NC (National Conference) has passed resolutions for return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri pandit community at a convention chaired by the party’s president Dr Farooq Abdullah in Jammu.


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03 December, 2021

Omar Abdullah: "Some People Do Not Want Elections To Be Held In Jammu And Kashmir"

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"If a father wishes his son to sleep forever in the grave in Kashmir, then use guns. Sheri-Kashmir (Sheikh Abdullah) during his lifetime never approved gun culture and did not approve that entry of guns in Jammu and Kashmir,” he said.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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