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  • Seven separatists, including Geelani’s son-in-law, sent to NIA custody

    New Delhi: Seven Kashmiri separatist, including the son-in-law of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, on Tuesday were sent to 10 days’ NIA custody by a Delhi court in a terror funding case on the agency’s plea that their custodial interrogation was needed.

  • Syed Ali Shah Geelani

    When Geelani said no to Ram-Ram with Sitaram

    The sight of a solicitous Sitaram Yechury, the CPI(M) member of the Rajya Sabha, knocking urgently at the door of the Kashmir separatist leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and an aide from inside the house refusing to let him in, is, more than a rebuff.

  • Indo-Pak FS meet: Venue not yet decided, no role for Hurriyat

    New Delhi: India today said the date and venue for next month’s meeting between Indo-Pak Foreign Secretaries are yet to be finalised and asserted that all bilateral issues are to be addressed mutually between the two countries. “Two Foreign Secretaries are in touch with each other but the date and venue are yet to be finalised. “All the bilateral issues are to be addressed mutually between India and Pakistan and this was recently

  • Mirwaiz Omar Farooq

    Moderate Hurriyat Conference condemns attacks on Muslims

    Srinagar: Moderate Hurriyat Conference today slammed the PDP-BJP coalition government over the attacks on Muslim community in Jammu and Kashmir. “Uptill now, Kashmiris were attacked outside Jammu and Kashmir, in other parts of India, but now thanks to the coalition (government), Kashmiri Muslims are attacked almost everyday in their state, under a well-planned strategy,” Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said at Jamia Masjid here.

  • Firdous Ahmad Shah

    ED probing suspected links between Hurriyat leader, 26/11 financier

    New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate is probing suspected links between a leader of hardline Hurriyat leader, Firdous Ahmad Shah, and one of the financiers of 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai, the Lok Sabha was informed today. In a written reply, Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said the Enforcement Directorate (ED) had filed a prosecution complaint against two people under Prevention of Money Laundering Act after the Jammu and Kashmir police filed

  • Syed Ali Shah Geelani

    Geelani made lifetime chairman of hardline Hurriyat

    Srinagar: Hardline Hurriyat Conference today appointed Syed Ali Shah Geelani as its lifetime chairman while restructuring the separatist amalgam to accommodate leaders who defected recently from the rival faction headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. “Seeing the unshakable, steadfast, uncompromised and active leadership of Geelani, the Hurriyat conference had accepted him as its lifetime Chairman,” a spokesman of the Hurriyat said after a meeting of the conglomerate of various separatist groups here.

  • Syed Ali Shah Geelani

    J-K: Shutdown in valley over Udhampur attack

    Srinagar : Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has called for a shutdown in the Valley on Monday over the petrol bomb attack on a Kashmir-bound truck in Udhampur. All shops, business establishments, schools, colleges and government offices are closed and public transport is off the roads in the valley today. Authorities have deployed police and paramilitary forces in good numbers to maintain law and order situation. The petrol bomb attack lead to an uproar

  • Mirwaiz Omar Farooq

    Mirwaiz urges Indo-Pak leadership to resolve Kashmir

    Srinagar: Moderate Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, who has been put under house arrest, today urged the leadership of India and Pakistan to initiate a “meaningful” and “result-oriented” dialogue to resolve the protracted Kashmir issue “once for all”. Addressing an Eid congregation over phone from his residence at Eidgah in downtown, he said there was no option for both India and Pakistan but to address the Kashmir issue in accordance with the

  • Syed Ali Shah Geelani

    Sayed Geelani sends secret letter to Pakistan PM

    New Delhi: A three-member delegation from the Hurriyat Conference belonging to the Syed Ali Shah Geelani faction met Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit here on Tuesday and handed over a confidential letter for Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

  • Bilal Lone

    Hurriyat leader Bilal Lone released post detention

    New Delhi : Separatist leader Bilal Lone, who was detained at the Delhi Airport by the authorities yesterday, on Sunday was released. According to reports, he was taken to his residence in the national capital.

  • Mirwaiz Umar farooq

    Hurriyat appeals to India, Pak to observe ceasefire at LoC

    Srinagar: Moderate Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today expressed concern over the increase in hostilities between India and Pakistan along the Line of Control and appealed to both the nations to observe immediate ceasefire to stop killing of innocent people.

  • Syed Ali Shah Geelani

    Pakistan quietly builds bridges with Hurriyat leader Geelani

    New Delhi/Srinagar: Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit had a guest from Kashmir earlier this week -hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani ‘s son-in-law Altaf Shah – in what is being seen as an effort at rebuilding bridges after the senior separatist leader decided against attending the Eid Milan at the Pakistan High Commission last month.

  • Geelani holds rally after 5 yrs as supporters greet him with Pak flags

    Srinagar: Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geeelani today held his first public rally here after the 2010 summer unrest as his supporters waved Pakistani flags and chanted pro-Pakistan slogans. Geelani, who returned from Delhi after over three months, was given a rousing welcome by his supporters and leaders of Hurriyat including Masarat Alam Bhat. This was Geelani’s first public rally after the 2010 summer agitation in Srinagar in which over 100

  • Hurriyat leader held with Rs 1 lakh in hawala cash

    Jammu: A Hurriyat Conference (Mirwaiz group) leader has been arrested with alleged hawala cash of nearly Rs 1 lakh recovered from his possession, police said today.

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