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Farooq Abdullah speaks to media his PSA was revoked by J-K administration on 13 March

In Farooq Abdullah’s silence, lies his acceptance of new realities of Kashmir’s politics

Farooq Abdullah, who was released last week, has chosen to remain silent on Article 370, indicating an acceptance of the new political realities in J&K.
National Conference president Farooq Abdullah | ThePrint

‘Work from home impossible with 2G net’ — Abdullah to PM as Kashmir faces COVID-19 lockdown

Abdullah cited the detection of Kashmir’s first COVID-19 case and said high-speed internet was a necessity because authorities had locked down ‘large parts of the Valley’.
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Farooq Abdullah meets Mehbooba Mufti’s family in Srinagar, party says it’s a courtesy visit

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter Iltija also described Farooq Abdullah’s visit to their house as a courtesy visit and said she appreciated the gesture.
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti | File photo: PTI

Mehbooba won’t be free soon but more ‘Apni parties’ in 2nd phase of govt’s Kashmir policy

Release of NC leader Farooq Abdullah marked the beginning of the second phase, in which Modi govt wants to engage with politicians beyond the ‘old guard’.
Farooq Abdullah speaks to media his PSA was revoked by J-K administration on 13 March

Have asked parties to unite & bring back all detained outside J&K: Farooq Abdullah

The National Conference chief pressed for the 'humanitarian demand' as he called attention to the plight of the detainees' families.

When stock markets meet IPL in times of coronavirus & another ‘PSA’ against Farooq Abdullah

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Farooq Abdullah speaks to media his PSA was revoked by J-K administration on 13 March

What Farooq Abdullah’s release means for mainstream politics in Kashmir

The NC leader’s release comes at a time when new political formations are threatening existing political structures in J&K. The worries for PDP are far from over.
Farooq Abdullah speaks to media his PSA was revoked by J-K administration on 13 March

Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar at Srinagar sub-jail after 7 months

Former J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah met his son Omar Abdullah, who has been in detention. Officials say the two were together for about an hour.
A file photo of National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah and his son and former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah. | Photo: ANI

J&K revokes Public Safety Act against Farooq Abdullah, releases him after 6-month detention

Farooq Abdullah is among the first regional leaders against whom the Jammu & Kashmir administration has revoked the PSA.
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Rajiv Gandhi had wanted to end impasse in Kashmir and saw Farooq Abdullah as its best bet

Rajiv and Farooq had virtually grown up together. Whenever the Nehru–Gandhi family was in Kashmir, the Abdullah family was always available to them.

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Sonia Gandhi wants Modi to suspend Central Vista. But this urban harakiri must be scrapped

Modi's Rs 20,000 crore worth Central Vista revamp project goes against the cardinal objective of Delhi Master Plan 2021 to decentralise government offices.

Is forcing private labs to make Covid-19 tests free the only way to stop spread of infection?

The Supreme Court directed the central government to make Covid-19 testing by private laboratories free of charge Wednesday.


Col Navjot Singh Bal | special arrangement

Col Navjot Singh Bal, Shaurya Chakra awardee and icon for many, loses battle with cancer

Despite losing an arm to cancer, Col Navjot Singh Bal continued to serve in 2 Para as the commanding officer and even learnt to fire with his left hand.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.