Ghulam Nabi Fai

  • Fai imprisonment: Hurriyat calls for bandh April 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Hurriyat Conference (G) leader Syed Geelani on Saturday called for a bandh in Kashmir against the twoyear jail term handed down to fellow separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai by a US court. Fai was charged with lobbying in the US government to affect American policy on Kashmir. He has also been...
  • ISI spy Ghulam Nabi Fai gets 2 years jail March 31, 2012

    Virginia: Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai was on Friday sentenced to two years of imprisonment by a court here for "conspiracy to defraud the US" and for illegally working for Pakistan's ISI to influence American policy on Kashmir. 62yearold Fai's 24 months of jail term will be followed by three...
  • US court sentences Fai to 2 years in jail March 30, 2012

    Washington: Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai was on Friday sentenced to two years in jail by a US court on charges of illegally working for Pakistani spy agency ISI to influence American policy on Kashmir. 62yearold Fai was sentenced to 24 months of imprisonment followed by three years of supervised...
  • ISI controls Kashmiri leader Mirwaiz: US Attorney March 30, 2012

    Washington: Separatist Kashmiri leader and Chairman of the moderate Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umer Farooq is "supported and controlled" by ISI, a US Attorney has claimed before a court. Attorney Neil H MacBride made the claim before the US District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, ahead of the scheduled sentencing of Syed Ghulam...
  • Fai lied about his doctorate degree: US Attorney March 30, 2012

    Washington: Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai, who was arrested last year on charges of being a paid agent of the ISI, has lied to the court on his doctorate degree, which he does not possess, a US Attorney has said. "Fai has no doctorate degree," US Attorney Neil MacBride informed...
  • US court set to sentence Ghulam Nabi Fai March 30, 2012

    Washington: A US court is set to sentence Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai on Friday on charges of illegally working for the Pakistani spy agency ISI to influence American policy on Kashmir. Sentencing of Fai, 62, is scheduled before a court in Alexandria, Virginia, a suburb of Washington DC. He was...
  • Hurriyat passes resolution in support of Fai December 24, 2011

    Srinagar: Hardline faction of Hurriyat Conference on Saturday passed a resolution in support of USbased Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai. "I can say this with complete faith that he has done nothing wrong. Fai sahab has done nothing wrong. He has lobbied for a genuine cause," Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah...
  • Fai claims to have met Indian cabinet ministers December 12, 2011

    Washington: USbased Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai has claimed that he met several Indian ministers on a regular basis during last two decades of his activities in Washington and had 'a channel of communication' opened with the Indian embassy. 62yearold Fai, who last week in a US court pleaded guilty to...
  • ISI had full sway over Fai and his organisation December 8, 2011

    Washington: Separatist Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai and his Kashmiri American Council were under full control of ISI, being run as an extension of Pakistan's spy agency to convince US lawmakers, officials and thinktanks about their viewpoint on Kashmir, according to latest court documents. The USbased Kashmiri separatist pleaded guilty on Wednesday...
  • 'ISI spy' Ghulam Nabi Fai pleads guilty December 8, 2011

    Suspected ISI agent Ghulam Nabi Fai has pleaded guilty to charges of spying for Pakistan's intelligence agency. ...
  • ISI funnelled funds to influence US on Kashmir: FBI December 7, 2011

    Washington: Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI funnelled millions of dollars for more than two decades to influence US policy on Kashmir through separatist leader Ghulam Nabi Fai, according to FBI. A 43page affidavit filed by the FBI in a US Court in July after it arrested Fai had said that the...
  • Fai pleads guilty to being ISI agent in US December 7, 2011

    Washington: USbased Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai, accused of being an ISI agent and trying to influence American policy on Kashmir today pleaded guilty on federal charges of spying for the Pakistani spy agency. Fai also acknowledged receiving money from the Pakistani spy agency through clandestine routes and causing...
  • ISI agent Fai expected to plead guilty today December 7, 2011

    Washington: Alleged ISI agent Ghulam Nabi Fai, charged with illegally lobbying for Pakistan and its spy agency to influence US policy on Kashmir, is likely enter into a plea agreement before a US court on Wednesday. The US Eastern District Court of Virginia on Tuesday scheduled a "plea agreement hearing" in...
  • Fai ran Kashmir propaganda in UK also: Report August 14, 2011

    London: Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai, who has been charged with being an undeclared agent of ISI in the US, was also a director of a UKbased organisation, promoting Pakistani interest on Kashmir, a media report said. Fai, who heads the Washingtonbased Kashmiri American Council (KAC) was arrested by FBI for...
  • US: Fai case referred to grand jury August 13, 2011

    Washington: The case of Kashmiri separatist Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai, who has been charged by the FBI of being an undeclared agent of Pakistani spy agency ISI in the US, has been referred to a grand jury which will determine if there is enough evidence for a trial. "The matter has...
  • ISI may try its best to rescue Fai: US attorney July 31, 2011

    Washington: Pakistan's ISI could try its best to rescue Ghulam Nabi Fai, accused of being on its payroll for 20 years and funnelling its cash into the US to influence lawmakers on Kashmir, feel federal prosecutors, who also claim that the Kashmiri separatist had lived 'a life of lies'. Assistant US...
  • US will not let Kashmiris down: Ghulam Nabi Fai July 27, 2011

    Washington: Separatist leader Ghulam Nabi Fai, charged with illegally lobbying for Pakistan and its spy agency ISI to influence US policy on Kashmir, has said that people of Kashmir have no reason to fear from America. "I say with fullest possible consciousness that the people of Kashmir have no reason...
  • Ghulam Nabi Fai agrees to 'no speedy trial' July 27, 2011

    Washington: Kashmiri separatist leader Ghulam Nabi Fai has agreed to wave off the "speedy trial provision" so that his attorney can have time to examine the evidences collected by the federal prosecutors against him. "We have agreed with the prosecutor to wave that period so that we have time to...
  • Kashmiri separatist leader Fai released on bail July 27, 2011

    Ghulam Nabi Fai was charged with illegally funnelling money from the Pakistani ISI into the US to influence American policy makers. ...
  • We should learn from history: Pakistan FM July 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Hina Rabbani Khar is on her first visit to India as Pakistan's Foreign Minister. On arrival, the 34yearold hospitality graduate outlined her recipe for IndoPak ties. Khar said, "I hope that these two countries have learnt lessons from history, but are not burdened by history and we can move...
  • Fai released on bond, put under house arrest July 27, 2011

    Washington: Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai was ordered by a US court on Wednesday to be put under house arrest under electronic surveillance with radio tag to be installed on his knuckles. Kashmirborn US citizen, Fai, was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) last week on charges...
  • Fai to be produced before US court today July 26, 2011

    Washington: Kashmiri separatist leader Ghulam Nabi Fai is to be produced before a US court on Tuesday, with the federal prosecutors intending to bring before the judge the information obtained by electronic surveillance and physical search as evidence. The FBI, which arrested Fai last week on charges of being an ISI...
  • 26/11 probe to dominate IndoPak talks July 24, 2011

    New Delhi: There has been no breakthrough in the 13/7 Mumbai serial blasts case. But India is not going to talk about it in the upcoming Foreign Minister level talks with Pakistan. The focus will instead be on 26/11 when the two sides meet this week. Sources have told CNNIBN that...
  • India to raise Fai's arrest with Pak: sources July 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Sources have told CNNIBN that India will take up the arrest of Pakistani spy Ghulam Nabi Fai with Pakistan. According to sources, Fai's arrest will figure in foreign secretary level talks next week. Sources also described Pakistan foreign minister's plan to meet Hurriyat representatives as routine. India expressed concerns about...
  • India expressed concerns about Fai to US July 23, 2011

    New Delhi: In a new twist to the spy saga of Ghulam Nabi Fai, CNNIBN has accessed a letter that showed how the Indian Government had long ago flagged the US on Fai's activities. In a letter to the US State Department, former Indian ambassador to Washington Siddhartha Shankar Ray expressed...
  • Fai arrest was overdue: Home Ministry July 23, 2011

    New Delhi: After the FBI held the Kashmiri American separatist leader Ghulam Nabi Fai for alleged ISI links, the Home Ministry has said that the arrest was long overdue. Home Secretary RK Singh said, "The arrest of Ghulam Nabi Fai was long overdue. We had fair degree of suspicion that the...
  • Fai detention hearing postponed till Tuesday July 22, 2011

    Washington: The detention hearing of Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai, arrested by FBI for illegally lobbying for Pakistan in the US, was postponed for next Tuesday as his attorney had scheduling conflicts. Fai appeared in a US court briefly on Thursday wearing a green jumpsuit and looking a little depressed....
  • Pak protests Kashmiri separatist Fai's arrest July 22, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan has expressed disappointment over the arrest of the USbased Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai in the US. It has shot off a strongly worded note to the US embassy to register its protest, where it has also lauded Fai's work. The letter says, "We appreciate the contributions made by...
  • Pakistan protests arrest of Ghulam Nabi Fai July 22, 2011

    Islamabad: The Pakistani government on Thursday protested to the US over the arrest of Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai, detained by American authorities for working for the ISI, and what it described as a "slander campaign" against Islamabad. "A demarche was made to the US Embassy in Islamabad today to register...
  • Spy Fai link: prominent Indians face the heat July 21, 2011

    New Delhi: It's a storm in Washington that's now spread to Delhi and Srinagar. Days after the FBI arrested Ghulam Nabi Fai, a prominent Kashmiri separatist, for funnelling ISI money to lobby for the Kashmir cause in the US, many prominent Indians are facing the heat. The main charge is...