NATIONAL CONFERENCE

  • Mehboob Beg has left the NC in the past; move is not surprising: Ali Mohammad Sagar November 16, 2014

    National Conference leader Ali Mohammad Sagar said that Mehboob Beg had left the NC in the past as well. "This move is not surprising. We will not be affected; the party will move on," said Ali Mohammad Sagar. ...
  • J&K: NC leader kicks party worker, PDP calls it act of desperation September 3, 2014

    One of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's close confidantes, National Conference Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani lost his cool during a convention in Ganderbal and was seen kicking a party worker repeatedly. The incident angered his party workers. Many are now threatening to boycott the upcoming Assembly elections in the state. ...
  • SMTM: Farooq Abdullah's assets is over Rs 13.1 crore April 29, 2014

    National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah has Rs 2 lakh as cash in hand. His investments and bank deposits are valued at Rs 1.2 crore. Abdullah has two vehicles a Grand Vitara and a Scorpio worth Rs 18 lakh. He has properties in Jammu and Kashmir valued at Rs 1.60...
  • J&K: Mehbooba Mufti blames Omar government for sarpanch killings April 22, 2014

    PDP's Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that the Omar government was spreading terror in PDP strongholds ahead of the elections. ...
  • Congress a sinking ship, Omar should join BJP: Ramdev February 1, 2014

    Yoga expert Baba Ramdev tells CNNIBN that it will be advantageous for the National Conference to join the BJP and Narendra Modi. His remark comes just days after NC leader Omar Abdullah hinted at a possible split with the Congress. ...
  • Allies drifting away: Is UPA now a sinking ship? January 29, 2014

    It is a worrying time for the Congress party as its key allies at the Centre, the National Conference (NC) and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), are hinting at parting ways ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. While NCP leader Praful Patel defended BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying the...
  • I am not upset, not happy either: Farooq Abdullah after withdrawal of ordinance October 2, 2013

    National Conference chief and Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said that he is neither happy nor upset on the withdrawal of the ordinance on convicted legislators, which was passed by the Cabinet on September 24. The Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to withdraw the ordinance after Congress Vice President...
  • The Last Word: Have Gen VK Singh's claims affected the way Kashmiris view Army, politicians? September 26, 2013

    General VK Singh had admitted that secret payments were made in the state to ministers, but for social welfare. ...
  • NCP will not abandon the UPA government: Omar Abdullah March 29, 2013

    SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has made it clear that he won't withdraw support to the UPA government, but added that the Congress will go for elections before the end of this year. At a time when the UPA government is struggling to keep its allies together, Jammu and Kashmir...
  • Farooq on Liaqat case: NIA probe will clear everything March 25, 2013

    Relenting to the Jammu and Kashmir government's pressure, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has handed over Hizbul terrorist Liaqat Shah's case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah has welcomed the decision and said that the probe will clear everything. ...
  • Afzal Guru hanged: Justice has been done, says Congress MP Sandeep Dikshit February 11, 2013

    The Congress leader reacted to Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah's statements saying that informing Afzal Guru's family by Speed Post was part of the protocol. ...
  • J&K government has failed sarpanchs: Mehbooba Mufti September 29, 2012

    Mehbooba Mufti of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) hit out at the Jammu and Kashmir government saying Chief Minister Omar Abdullah had failed the sarpanchs of the valley. "This government has failed. Unfortunately, this government has not given any power to the sarpanchs," she said. Two sarpanchs have been killed in the...
  • NC worker's death: PDP demands criminal probe October 7, 2011

    Srinagar: The J&K Opposition, PDP, has demanded a criminal investigation into the custodial death of NC worker Haji Syed Yousuf. Demanding the probe, PDP spokesperson Naeem Akhtar said that all indicators pointed to the CM residence. ...
  • Body has injury marks: NC worker's son to CNNIBN October 6, 2011

    Talib Hussain has demanded a high level inquiry into the mysterious death of his father, NC worker Haji Syed Yousef. ...
  • J&K custodial death: BJP demands CBI probe October 6, 2011

    BJP spokesperson Dr Jatinder Singh has criticised the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah over the custodial death issue. ...
  • Rot in National Conference exposed: PDP October 6, 2011

    Srinagar: PDP spokesperson Nayeem Akhtar on Thursday said that the custodial death of the National Conference had exposed the rot in the party where posts have been on sale. ...
  • Faceoff: The J&K Assembly ruckus October 3, 2011

    The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Monday witnessed uproarious scenes over the issue of custodial death of a National Conference worker, Saeed Yousuf. ...
  • I will sue the Opposition: Omar October 3, 2011

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday strongly rebutted the allegations of wrongdoing in the custodial death of National Conference worker Saeed Yousuf in police custody. He said he would sue those who accused him of murder. ...
  • J&K Speaker says sorry for abusing PDP MLA October 3, 2011

    J&K Speaker Mohammad Akbar Lone apologised for losing his temper in the Assembly. ...
  • Omar Abdullah must resign: PDP October 1, 2011

    Senior PDP leader Muzaffar Hussain Beigh has demanded Abdullah's resignation over the custodial death of a National Conference worker. ...
  • Omar faces attack from all directions September 14, 2010

    On Tuesday, the opposition BJP slammed both the UPA and the state government for violence in Kashmir. ...
  • A year on, Omar says Shopian toughest challenge January 5, 2010

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir's youngest Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has completed one year in office. Looking back, he says the Shopian case was the most difficult challenge yet. He says, "Shopian was the most difficult period of my tenure and most difficult period in the last decade. I don't...
  • 'Attack on Qureshi an attempt to target moderates' December 5, 2009

    The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister has reacted strongly against the attackers of Fazal Quresh, a senior Hurriyat leader. He termed the attack as an attempt to derail the Kashmir peace process. ...
  • Watch: JK Assembly war spills out on streets July 30, 2009

    Srinagar: In Jammu and Kashmir, the war in the Assembly spilled out on the streets on Wednesday. An uproar over a privilege motion against PDP leader Muzaffar Husein Baig was followed by clashes on the streets of Srinagar. ...
  • PDP and NC spar over Omar's resignation July 29, 2009

    Jammu and Kashmir witnessed dramatic developments on Tuesday with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah resigning from his post after senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Muzaffar Baig alleged that Omar was involved in the infamous Srinagar sex scandal of 2006 which was being investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation. Baig and...
  • Watch: Omar Abdullah threatens to quit as JK CM July 28, 2009

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has threatened to resign after the opposition PDP alleged that he was involved in Srinagar sex scandal....
  • Talking Point: Is Congress playing big boss? May 21, 2009

    At a time when Cabinet formation is the major issue in the nation, allies are getting jittery. There are reports that the Congress with the kind of numbers it has may dispense with some, like the NCP, and RJD President Lalu Prasad is not getting a ministry this...
  • No support to the Congress as of now: Omar Abdullah June 29, 2008

    CNNIBNs correspondent Raheel Khursheed spoke to President of National Conference Party Omar Abdullah. Omar Abdullah did not completely rule out supporting the Congress. ...
  • National wipes: What made news today January 30, 2008

    New Delhi:A quick look at what else made news across the country today. Abdul Karim Telgi, the kingpin in the fake stamp paper case is convicted yet again, this time by a Chennai court. Celebrations marking the 57th birthday of the DMK chief M Karunanidhi's elder son Azhagiri in Madurai turned...