Hurriyat Conference

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Face of Kashmir's separatism, Syed Geelani, quits Hurriyat at 90

29 Jun 2020

Face of Kashmir's separatism, Syed Geelani, quits Hurriyat at 90

On Monday, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the most known face of Kashmir's separatist politics, quit Hurriyat Conference, an umbrella body of separatist parties formed in 1993.

J&K: Separatist leader Yasin Malik's JKLF banned under anti-terror law

22 Mar 2019

J&K: Separatist leader Yasin Malik's JKLF banned under anti-terror law

The Center has banned Jammu & Kashmir separatist leader Yasin Malik-led outfit, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), under the anti-terror law.

Indian Army chief says Taliban analogy doesn't apply to J&K

10 Jan 2019

Indian Army chief says Taliban analogy doesn't apply to J&K

On Thursday, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat said that India should join the "bandwagon" if other countries were willing to initiate talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan, but the same analogy could not be applied to Jammu and Kashmir.

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference Chairman Farooq put under house arrest

01 Dec 2018

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference Chairman Farooq put under house arrest

Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was put under house arrest today as a precautionary measure and his outfit's one-day session was foiled, a police official said.

Local youths joining militant groups in Kashmir highest since 2010

26 Aug 2018

Local youths joining militant groups in Kashmir highest since 2010

Dangerous trends have started surfacing on the militancy front in J&K with nearly 130 youths joining various terror outfits this year, the highest since 2010, and a majority of them affiliating themselves with groups ideologically aligned with the al-Qaeda.

J&K-cops round up Yasin Malik, Mirwaiz Farooq to prevent protests

21 Jun 2018

J&K-cops round up Yasin Malik, Mirwaiz Farooq to prevent protests

Police in J&K rounded up top separatist leaders today to prevent them from going ahead with a protest strike in the Valley.

Kashmir: Government will withdraw "stone-pelting cases" against minors

07 Jun 2018

Kashmir: Government will withdraw "stone-pelting cases" against minors

Speaking at a Sports Conclave in Srinagar, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that the government will withdraw stone-pelting cases against minors in Kashmir.

Intelligence: Pak-sponsored terrorists trying to derail talks in J&K

07 Nov 2017

Intelligence: Pak-sponsored terrorists trying to derail talks in J&K

The Pakistani Army and ISI have reportedly stepped up attempts to infiltrate terrorists into Kashmir and conduct attacks, Indian security officials have told DNA.

NIA summons Kashmiri PhD scholar, trade leader over terror funding

25 Sep 2017

NIA summons Kashmiri PhD scholar, trade leader over terror funding

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) summoned several prominent Kashmiris for questioning on Monday over the Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) terror funding case.

Pakistan funding of terror in Kashmir: It's a two-way street

27 Jul 2017

Pakistan funding of terror in Kashmir: It's a two-way street

That Pakistan-based terrorist groups have been funding separatist activities in Kashmir is by now an open secret. But recent findings suggest it is rather a two-way street.

DSP Ayub Pandith lynching: 20 arrested, one involved terrorist killed

24 Jul 2017

DSP Ayub Pandith lynching: 20 arrested, one involved terrorist killed

Twenty people have been arrested in the lynching of DSP Mohammed Ayub Pandith, who was assaulted by a mob near Srinagar's Jamia Masjid and stoned to death.

How has Kashmir changed in the last 25 years?

10 Jul 2017

How has Kashmir changed in the last 25 years?

There's tension and conflict in Kashmir. In the last few years, even before Burhan Wani's death, a wave of anti-India sentiment has spread.

SIT formed to investigate Ayub Pandith's lynching

24 Jun 2017

SIT formed to investigate Ayub Pandith's lynching

J&K Police formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the Jamia Masjid lynching of DSP Pandith.

J&K: Top cop lynched to death in Srinagar

23 Jun 2017

J&K: Top cop lynched to death in Srinagar

On 23rd June, a top cop in J&K was lynched by a mob in Srinagar who attacked him when he was clicking pictures near a mosque.

Separatist JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested amid wider crackdown

05 Jun 2017

Separatist JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested amid wider crackdown

Police have arrested separatist leader and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Muhammad Yasin Malik in Srinagar.