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Former J&K CM Farooq Abdullah seeks probe into Modi’s 370 claims

SRINAGAR, MARCH 10: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah has called for an "honest commission" to ascertain the truth in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark that Article 370 had resulted in misgovernance in the erstwhile State. Farooq, who was reacting to Modi's speech in Srinagar on Thursday, said an impartial commission should investigate the claims that the regional parties contributed to Jammu and Kashmir's purported under-development. The National Conference president said Jammu and Kashmir was on a par with developed States such as Gujarat on various fronts. "Appoint...

NC quitting I.N.D.I.A.? Omar says no, Farooq Abdullah hints at rejoining NDA

Srinagar, February 15: In a damage-control exercise, former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Thursday said his party will continue to remain a member of the I.N.D.I.A. bloc. The statement came hours after his father and party president Farooq Abdullah announced his party would contest upcoming Lok Sabha polls on its own, while hinting that he may re-join the BJP-led NDA in the future. “We were a part of the I.N.D.I.A. alliance and we still are. Things have been taken out of context,” Omar...
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