Free Press Journal
  • Separatist leaders seek UN probe into J&K situation

    New Delhi : Three top separatist leaders of Kashmir are jointly collecting signatures of the people of Jammu and Kashmir on a petition for setting up an inquiry commission by the United Nations Human Rights Council on the situation in the state.

  • Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Syed Ali Shah Geelani put under house arrest ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s visit

    Srinagar: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit, separatist leaders Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Ali Shah Geelani were put under house arrest today as restrictions were imposed in parts of the city following their call to march towards Lal Chowk. The police reached the Hyderpora residence of Geelani and Naseem Bagh area residence of Farooq and conveyed to them the decision of the Jammu and Kashmir authorities of placing them under

  • Terror financing: NIA to send ‘Letters Rogatory’ to Pakistan

    New Delhi : The NIA will soon approach a court to get a Letters Rogatory issued to Pakistan seeking details about some people allegedly indulging in false propaganda and running the website of the Hurriyat Conference’s pro-Pakistan faction led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, officials said here.

  • Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s younger son ignores NIA summons in terror funding case

    New Delhi: Hurriyat separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s younger son Naseem Geelani on Tuesday ignored the National Investigation Agency (NIA) summons in connection with its probe into alleged terror funding by Pakistan-based terrorist groups to stoke unrest in Kashmir valley.

  • Jammu & Kashmir: Restrictions in Srinagar to thwart ‘black day’ protests

    Srinagar: Authorities imposed restrictions in various areas here on Friday to prevent separatist-called protests to mark the Accession Day of Jammu and Kashmir to India. Joint resistance leadership (JRL) of separatist leaders — Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik — have asked people to observe October 27 as a “black day” in Kashmir.

  • NIA summons independent Jammu and Kashmir MLA Rashid Engineer for questioning in terror funding case

    Srinagar: Independent Jammu and Kashmir MLASheikh Abdul Rashid, popularly known as Rashid Engineer, has been summoned by the NIA for questioning in a case related to the funding of terror activities in the Valley, officials said today. Rashid, who has been called for questioning on October 3, is the first mainstream politician to be summoned by the national Investigation Agency in the case, the officials said.

  • Separatist leaders to court arrest at NIA office on Sept 9

    Srinagar : Three top Kashmiri separatist leaders on Wednesday said that they will stage a sit-in outside the NIA headquarters in Delhi on September 9 and court arrest to protest against, what they termed as, “vilification” of Kashmiri people by the investigation agency. The separatist leaders who will face court arrest are Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik.

  • ‘Kashmiriyat’ is Geelani’s new mantra for solving Kashmir issue

    New Delhi : Separatist Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has mellowed down from his decades-old hardliner stand on “Azad Kashmir” or a plebiscite as the solution to the Kashmir issue. Stressing this fact in a video from his hospital bed in Srinagar he said: “We are not demanding separation of any legal territory from India.”

  • NIA quizzes Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s sons over terror funding

    New Delhi: The NIA on Tuesday questioned hardline Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s sons, Naeem and Naseem, as part of its probe into a money trail to expose how Pakistan sent cash to separatists for stoking unrest in the Kashmir Valley.

  • NIA custody of Geelani’s son-in-law, 3 others extended

    New Delhi: The NIA custody of four Kashmiri separatists, including the son-in-law of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, was today extended by 10 more days by a Delhi court in a terror funding case.

  • NIA searches office, home of lawyer linked to Geelani

    Jammu/New Delhi : Widening its probe in the terror funding case, the NIA on Sunday searched the office and residence of a lawyer linked to hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on suspicion of routing funds to separatists from their Pakistan-based handlers.

  • Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah arrested for terror funding

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate has arrested Shabir Shah – one of the founders of Kashmiri separatism – as part of the government’s crack-down on separatists for allegedly receiving money from Pakistan to finance terror activities in the Kashmir Valley.

  • 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.