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  • Strike in Kashmir Valley, normal life disrupted Yesterday

    Srinagar: Normal life was disrupted in Kashmir Valley on Saturday due to a strike called by hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani to protest the detention of separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat. Shops, business establishments, petrol pumps and educational institutions remained shut here, while government offices and banks witnessed...
  • Protesters burn Indian flag in PoK against crackdown on separatists 6 days ago

    Muzaffarabad: Hundreds of people in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir burnt India's flag on Sunday in protest against crackdown on separatists in the Indian side of the region. Protesters rallied under the banner of "Pasban-e-Hurriyat" (Protectors of Freedom) in Muzaffarabad, the capital of PoK. Many children also took part, displaying placards reading: "Go India Go...
  • Bandh in Kashmir against Masarat Alam's arrest, one dead in police firing near Srinagar April 18, 2015

    Srinagar: A youngster succumbed to his injuries after the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) opened fire at protesters in Narbal, Srinagar on Saturday after Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani called for a strike following the arrest of separatist Masarat Alam. He was rushed to the hospital but could not...
  • Heavy security across Kashmir as Syed Ali Geelani calls for bandh against Alam's arrest April 18, 2015

    Srinagar: Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's call for bandh in Kashmir valley on Saturday to protest the arrest of separatist leader Masarat Alam has led to heightened security across the region. Geelani made the bandh call soon after a Jammu and Kashmir court sent Kashmiri separatist Alam to seven...
  • News 360: Minor girl recounts her horrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Naxals April 17, 2015

    A 13-year-old girl, who was a Maoist child soldier, from Jharkhand has revealed the alleged horrors she and other minor girls suffered at the hands of the ultras. An exclusive interrogation video exposes how Maoists use women and children as human shields. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 17, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Protests in Srinagar, Hurriyat leader Geelani calls for bandh on Saturday April 17, 2015

    Srinagar: Separatists in Jammu and Kashmir has stepped up their protest against the state government. Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has called for a bandh on Saturday. This comes after separatist supporters lead by Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Farooq clashed with police in Nohwatta in Srinagar. The protests took a...
  • Clashes in Srinagar over separatist Masarat Alam's arrest, police use tear gas to disperse crowd April 17, 2015

    Srinagar: Clashes have erupted in Srinagar after Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam was arrested on Friday. Jammu and Kashmir Police had to resort to lathicharge and tear gas shelling to disperse the mob. Protests are being led by Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in Nowhatta in Srinagar. Protestors are...
  • BJP welcomes Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam's arrest, says won't compromise on national security April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday welcomed the arrest of Kashmiri separatist leader and All India Hurriyat Conference hardliner Masarat Alam after the Jammu and Kashmir government bowed to Centre's pressure. Alam has been arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act after he waved Pakistan flags to greet...
  • Kashmiri separatists are not Pakistanis, they are Indians, says PDP on Masarat Alam arrest April 17, 2015

    Srinagar: Rubbishing allegations that the Jammu and Kashmir government arrested separatist leader Masarat Alam following the Centre's pressure, Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson Waheed Para called the police action a procedural decision. "The action has not been taken due to any pressure. The government has acted as per the procedure. There...
  • Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam arrested for waving Pakistani flag in Srinagar April 17, 2015

    Srinagar: A day after he was placed under house arrest, separatist leader and Hurriyat hardliner Masarat Alam has been arrested for raising pro-Pakistani slogans and waving Pakistani flag in Srinagar. Despite the arrest, Alam remained defiant and said that the scheduled rally in Tral against the death of a youth in...
  • Indian government's use of force against Kashmiri leaders regrettable: Pakistan April 17, 2015

    Reacting to pro-Pakistan slogans and flags being waved at a rally addressed by hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said that it is regrettable that Indian government used force against Kashmiri leaders who were holding a peaceful assembly. "The move is bogus and illegal." she...
  • Kashmiri separatists Masarat Alam, Syed Ali Shah Geelani put under house arrest April 16, 2015

    Srinagar: Kashmiri separatists and Hurriyat hardliners Masarat Alam and Syed Ali Shah Geelani have been put under house arrest ahead of their proposed rally in Tral in Jammu and Kashmir. The duo was put under house arrest after Home Minister Rajnath Singh warned the Centre would not tolerate anyone raising slogans...
  • Pakistan says people waving its flag in Srinagar shows love between Kashmir and Pakistan April 16, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said people waving its national flag on the streets of Srinagar is the "manifestation of deep and lasting emotional bonds" between the Kashmiris and the Pakistanis. Reacting to pro-Pakistan slogans and flags being waved at a rally addressed by hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani against whom an...
  • Centre, state governments leveraging separatists in Jammu and Kashmir: VHP April 16, 2015

    Jammu: The VHP on Thursday alleged that the Central and Jammu and Kashmir governments were giving a complete leverage to separatists and demanded that the valley should be handed over to the Army. "Both the state and central governments are giving a complete leverage to anti-national and separatists for declaring sedation...
  • Centre asks J&K government to arrest Masarat Alam immediately: Sources April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Centre has asked Jammu and Kashmir government to arrest Masarat Alam for waving Pakistani flag to greet All India Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on his arrival in Srinagar from Delhi, sources said. Separatist leader Masarat Alam who was recently released was also present while several youngsters...
  • After rally, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Masarat Alam booked under UAPA April 15, 2015

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday filed a case under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act against hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat for allegedly raising anti-national slogans during a rally in Srinagar. The cases were registered against Geelani, Bhat and Peer Saifullah under...
  • J&K Police registers case against Masarat Alam for waving Pakistani flag to greet Geelani in Srinagar April 15, 2015

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police has registered a case against separatist leader Masarat Alam under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for waving Pakistani flag to greet All India Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on his arrival in Srinagar from Delhi. Separatist leader Masarat Alam who was recently...
  • Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam waves Pakistani flag to greet Syed Ali Geelani in Srinagar April 15, 2015

    Srinagar: Tension prevailed in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar after a large group of separatists waved Pakistani flags to greet All India Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on his arrival in Srinagar from Delhi. Separatist leader Masarat Alam who was recently released was also present while several...
  • After back-to-back terror attacks in Kashmir Hurriyat leader says there is no terror in state March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Just days after two back-to-back terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Monday claimed "there is no terror" in Kashmir. Asked about India's assertion that talks with Pakistan cannot be held under the shadow of terror, Geelani said, "There is no terror...
  • Hurriyat leaders arrive in Delhi to attend Pakistan Day function March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of attending the Pakistan Day function in New Delhi on Monday, moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday said the group wants to lend full support to the India- Pakistan dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir. The Mirwaiz, who arrived in the national capital on Sunday to...
  • Pakistan High Commissioner meets Geelani, discuss Foreign Secretary's visit to Islamabad March 10, 2015

    Srinagar: Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Monday met Kashmir separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and briefed him about the issues discussed between India and Pakistan during Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar's visit to Islamabad. The two also discussed various developments in Jammu and Kashmir, where a political row has erupted...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor March 9, 2015

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  • News 360: SMS, Internet services still blocked in Dimapur; 22 arrested in mob lynching case March 9, 2015

    The situation is slowly returning to normalcy in Dimapur city of Nagaland after the horrific lynching of a rape accused by a mob of thousands on Thursday. Twenty two people have been arrested in connection with the case but the incident has now led to a political tussle between the...
  • Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit meets separatist leader Geelani, invites him for Pakistan Day March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Monday met Pakistan's envoy to India Abdul Basit in New Delhi. The meeting came after Foreign Secretary level meeting between India and Pakistan earlier in March. According to sources, the meeting was called by Pakistan envoy...
  • BJP-PDP government will make no difference to the Kashmiris: Syed Ali Shah Geelani February 23, 2015

    Srinagar: While Jammu & Kashmir is slated to have a government by the end of February with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) having finally clinched a deal with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Hurriyat leaders have said there will no difference for the Kashmiris whoever comes to power in the state and...
  • Syed Ali Shah Geelani's J&K election boycott call resonates in his hometown Sopore December 3, 2014

    Sopore: This is the hometown of separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani who is a strong advocate of "azadi" in Kashmir valley. Voting will take place in Sopore in the third phase of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly along with 15 other seats but the constituency is unlikely to see large...
  • BJP delaying relief to flood-hit J&K for electoral gain, says Geelani October 21, 2014

    Srinagar: Hardline Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Tuesday accused BJP of using the upcoming Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir as a delaying tactic for providing relief to the flood-affected state for electoral gains. "Instead of addressing the problems of the people,...
  • Hurriyat welcomes Sharif's move to raise Kashmir issue at UNGA September 27, 2014

    Srinagar: Both factions of Hurriyat Conference on Saturday welcomed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's statement on Kashmir in his speech in the United Nations' General Assembly. Hardline Hurriyat Conference Chairman Syed Ali Geelani said the Pakistan Prime Minister not only repeated the known stand of his country with regard to the...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...