Articles about Hurriyat Conference

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Kashmiri separatist leader, passes away

02 Sep 2021

India
Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Kashmiri separatist leader, passes away

Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has passed away. He was 91. His family sources confirmed that he died at around 10:30 pm on Wednesday.

Centre mulls ban on both factions of Hurriyat under UAPA

23 Aug 2021

Politics
Centre mulls ban on both factions of Hurriyat under UAPA

The Centre is reportedly considering a ban on both factions of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

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

29 Jun 2020

Politics
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

India
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.

Crackdown on Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir 'arbitrary': Mehbooba Mufti

23 Feb 2019

India
Crackdown on Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir 'arbitrary': Mehbooba Mufti

PDP President Mehbooba Mufti today questioned the legality of the crackdown on Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir leaders, saying the "arbitrary" move will only "precipitate matters" in the state.

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

10 Jan 2019

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

World
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.

For Kashmiris, India's 'hair thieves' are state-sponsored

08 Oct 2017

India
For Kashmiris, India's 'hair thieves' are state-sponsored

After terrorizing women in Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan and UP, India's infamous 'hair thieves' have now reached Kashmir.

NIA summons Kashmiri PhD scholar, trade leader over terror funding

25 Sep 2017

India
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.

Geelani close aide might have leaked national secrets to Pakistan

01 Aug 2017

India
Geelani close aide might have leaked national secrets to Pakistan

A close aide of Hurriyat's Syed Ali Shah Geelani is suspected of passing on classified information to Pakistan's ISI.

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

27 Jul 2017

India
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.

Pakistani terror funding: Geelani's son-in-law, six others arrested

24 Jul 2017

India
Pakistani terror funding: Geelani's son-in-law, six others arrested

The NIA has arrested Altaf Shah, son-in-law of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and six other separatists for alleged terror funding.

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

24 Jul 2017

India
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

India
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.

Terror-funding: NIA detains Geelani's son-in-law, two other Hurriyat leaders

28 Jun 2017

India
Terror-funding: NIA detains Geelani's son-in-law, two other Hurriyat leaders

The National Investigation Agency has detained Altaf Ahmed Shah, son-in-law of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, over funding of terror activities in the Valley.

SIT formed to investigate Ayub Pandith's lynching

24 Jun 2017

India
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

India
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.

Calling 'terror threat' a bluff, Geelani welcomes Amarnath yatris

19 Jun 2017

Politics
Calling 'terror threat' a bluff, Geelani welcomes Amarnath yatris

Calling the terror threats to be presumptuous lie, Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani called out to all the Amarnath yatris thereby welcoming them to the state. The Hurriyat leader further stated that the devouts were the state's revered guests.

Separatist JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested amid wider crackdown

05 Jun 2017

India
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.

A new terror outfit being planned in Pakistan

21 May 2017

World
A new terror outfit being planned in Pakistan

Intel sources seem to believe that a new terrorist organization is being incubated in Pakistan that will focus on ex-Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa's ideology.

Using kids in terror: Govt plans de-radicalization programs in Kashmir

20 May 2017

India
Using kids in terror: Govt plans de-radicalization programs in Kashmir

To counter the alarming trend of using children for terror, the government is planning de-radicalisation programs with teachers and elders in Kashmir.

Is the Hurriyat linked to the ISI?

07 May 2017

India
Is the Hurriyat linked to the ISI?

A report in Times Now has furnished "evidence" of Pakistan's ISI funding the Hurriyat in Pakistan.