JAMMU AND KASHMIR

  • Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam remanded to 7-day police custody 11 hours 37 minutes ago

    Srinagar: A court in Jammu and Kashmir has ordered seven day police remand for Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam. Alam was arrested on Friday amid mounting outrage over raising of pro-Pakistan slogans and flags at a rally attended by him on Wednesday. The 45-year-old hardliner was arrested from his home in Habbakadal...
  • Is the PDP government serious in dealing with separatists? 12 hours 40 minutes ago

    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. ...
  • Nobody will be allowed to break India's unity: Rajnath Singh 13 hours 57 minutes ago

    Kanpur: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said India's unity and integrity were "inviolable" and nobody will be allowed to break them. "I would like to assure the countrymen that no one will be allowed to break the unity and integrity of the country be it Masarat Alam or anybody...
  • Masarat Alam is a guest of J&K government, might have been served biryani, says Digvijaya Singh 14 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress leader and General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Friday sparked off a row by asking if like 26/11 Mumbai terror attack accused Ajmal Kasab, separatist leader Masarat Alam too was served biryani under arrest. Singh said, "Jammu and Kashmir government should tell under what sections have Masarat Alam and...
  • Masarat Alam arrested, clashes follow 15 hours 44 minutes ago

    Protesters clashed with police in Srinagar after they were stopped from heading to Tral in south Kashmir for a planned march. The clashes came hours after the arrest of separatist Masarat Alam, who was released from prison in March. ...
  • Lashkar-e-Toiba founder Hafeez Saeed holds rally in support of Masarat Alam 16 hours 12 minutes ago

    Lahore: Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) founder Hafeez Saeed held a rally in support of separatist leader Masarat Alam in Lahore on Friday. This rally came right after Alam was arrested for raising pro-Pakistani slogans and waving Pakistani flag in Srinagar on Syed Ali Shah Geelani's return from Delhi. Despite the arrest, Alam...
  • Protests in Srinagar, Hurriyat leader Geelani calls for bandh on Saturday 17 hours 36 minutes ago

    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...
  • Cartoon of the day: Masarat Alam arrested for waving Pakistani flag in Srinagar 19 hours 8 minutes ago

    Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam was arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday morning at his home in Srinagar. Alam was booked under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act and arrested for raising pro-Pakistani slogans and waving Pakistani flag in Srinagar. ...
  • Clashes in Srinagar over separatist Masarat Alam's arrest, police use tear gas to disperse crowd 20 hours 4 minutes ago

    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...
  • Digvijaya courts controversy, asks if Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam was served biryani under house arrest 20 hours 47 minutes ago

    Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh stroked a controversy by asking if like 26/11 Mumbai attack convict Ajmal Kasab, Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam too was served biryani under arrest. Singh said, "Kasab wasn't served biryani, Masarat Alam might have been. Was Alam served biryani when under house arrest? Jammu and Kashmir...
  • BJP welcomes Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam's arrest, says won't compromise on national security 23 hours 28 minutes ago

    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 23 hours 43 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay Yesterday

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  • Kashmiri separatists Masarat Alam, Syed Ali Shah Geelani put under house arrest Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 warns Kashmiri separatists, says won't tolerate 'Pakistan zindabad' slogans on Indian soil Yesterday

    New Delhi: Sending out a strong warning to separatist leaders in Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the Centre would not tolerate anyone raising slogans like 'Pakistan zindabad' on Indian soil. Singh's statement came after separatist leader Masarat Alam and his supporters waved Pakistan flags on Wednesday to...
  • Hurriyat attacks Omar Abdullah for proposing to convert LoC into border Yesterday

    Srinagar: Moderate Hurriyat Conference on Thursday hit out at National Conference leader Omar Abdullah for advocating conversion of Line of Control between India and Pakistan into a permanent border, saying he was running away from the historical and geographical reality of the issue. "Omar's statement on conversion of LoC into international...
  • Centre, state governments leveraging separatists in Jammu and Kashmir: VHP Yesterday

    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...
  • Jammu witnesses protests over Geelani rally Yesterday

    Jammu: Protests broke out in several areas in Jammu on Thursday against raising of Pakistani flags and pro-Pakistan slogans at the rally held by separatist leaders in Srinagar on Wednesday. Demanding the arrest of separatists, particularly Masarat Alam, protesters burnt effigies of separatist leaders and raised slogans against them, the state...
  • Hurriyat did not wave Pakistani flag, some boys did it: Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam Yesterday

    Jammu: A day after Pakistani flags were waved by separatist leader Masarat Alam and his supporters at a rally in Jammu and Kashmir, he clarified that there was nothing new in it. "Hurriyat did not wave Pakistani flag but some boys did it. This is nothing new, it has happened...
  • Rajnath speaks to J&K CM, seeks strict action against Masarat Alam 2 days ago

    Jammu: Taking a serious note over action against separatist leader Masarat Alam, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Kumar Singh said that action will be taken but no time frame can be given. An FIR has been lodged and action shall be taken in an appropriate time. I can't...
  • Centre asks J&K government to arrest Masarat Alam immediately: Sources 2 days ago

    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...
  • Jammu & Kashmir: Pakistan Rangers resort to unprovoked firing in Kathua 2 days ago

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on the Border Security Force (BSF) outpost in Hiranagar sector of the international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on Wednesday. A senior police officer said, "Pakistan Rangers used small arms and automatic weapons to target Karole Krishna border outpost of the BSF...
  • Tral encounter unfortunate, Army should have been cautious, says J&K CM 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Coming down heavily on the Army over a recent encounter in Tral in which a youth Khalid Wani was killed, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said that the Army should have been more cautious. "It is an unfortunate incident. The Army should have dealt cautiously in...
  • Clashes in J&K's Tral over killing of youth, protesters snatch AK-47; Yasin Malik, Masarat Alam detained 3 days ago

    Tral: Separatist leaders Yasin Malik and Masarat Alam were detained on Tuesday while they were on their way to Tral district of South Kashmir where protests broke out over the killing of a youth. Two people have been injured in clashes between protesters and security forces. During the clash, protesters...
  • J&K: Protests in Tral over killing of a youth, 2 injured in clashes 3 days ago

    Tral: Protests have broken out in Tral district of South Kashmir over the killing of a youth. Two people have been injured in clashes between protesters and security forces. The youth was killed in a shootout between the Army and terrorists but his relatives have accused the army of a...
  • Anupam Kher backs Centre's proposal of Smart City for Kashmiri Pandits, asks to repeal Article 370 from J&K 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Anupam Kher on Sunday said Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, which guarantees special status to Jammu and Kashmir, should be repealed and a Smart City should be built in the Kashmir Valley for the displaced Pandit community. In an interaction with the media organised by Roots...
  • Not afraid of hue and cry, will take everyone along: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed 5 days ago

    Jammu: Asserting that he won't be deterred by any "small hue and cry" from the mission to establish peace and normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday said he will take along all "stakeholders" including in "mainstream or outside". Speaking in the Legislative Council, he asserted...