JAMAAT E ISLAMIA

  • Hurriyat factions clash in Sopore; hurl stones December 16, 2011

    Srinagar: Hurriyat Chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq had a tough time in Sopore town today when supporters of proPakistan separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani hurled 'Kangris' and stones. Sopore town, 55 km from here, has been the traditional bastion of Geelani, who heads the breakaway faction of Hurriyat, and his party...
  • Kashmir row: JamaateIslamia leader Geelani detained August 25, 2008

    Srinagar: In a late night swoop, the Jammu and Kashmir police on Sunday night detained firebrand JamaateIslamia leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani from his residence in Hyderpora, hours before the separatists were planning to march to Lal Chowk. Police accompanied by paramilitary forces came to his residence in Hyderpora and picked...