Sajjad Lone

  • Afzal Guru hanged: Curfew in Kashmir likely to continue till Feb 11 February 10, 2013

    Srinagar: A day after Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged, an uneasy calm prevails over Kashmir. Afzal Guru was a resident of Sopore. On Saturday, 30 people, including security personnel, were injured when protests erupted in the district following news of his hanging. There is a curfew in Kashmir...
  • PM's autonomyforKashmir talk fails to cut ice August 11, 2010

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's remarks on autonomy for Kashmir have evoked mixed reactions. The BJP remains opposed and the separatists along with PDP say it does not provide for a political solution. On the streets in Kashmir Vally, too, the response remained lukewarm. On the curfewbound streets of Srinagar, there...
  • Kashmir on the edge as violence continues July 6, 2010

    As Kashmir Valley remains on the edge with continued protests against the alleged deaths due to firing by security forces, the stone pelters are now fighting street battles. Jammu Kashmir People's Conference Chairman Sajjad Lone hopes the situation will be normal soon. ...
  • I can help resolve the Kashmir issue: Sajjad Lone May 13, 2009

    Srinagar: He was the face of Amaranth agitation, a fierce defender of separatism on television, but in a strange turnaround, he has given up that stand to go it alone in the Lok Sabha polls. The eloquent Sajjad is contesting from Baramulla where National Conference and PDP are strong contendors. ...
  • Separatist to mainstream: Lone fights lonely war May 12, 2009

    Srinagar: He was the face of Amaranth agitation, a fierce defender of separatism on television, but in a strange turnaround, he has given up that stand to go it alone in the Lok Sabha polls. The eloquent Sajjad is contesting from Baramulla where National Conference and PDP are strong contendors. "I...
  • Show Me The Money: Sajjad Lone declares assets May 11, 2009

    The Kashmiri separatist has assets worth Rs 1.04 crore. ...
  • Show Me The Money: Sajjad Lone's worth May 11, 2009

    Sajjad Lone is worth Rs 10,000 in cash. He has Rs 1313 in bank deposits. Sajjad is worth Rs 11.70 lakh in jewellery and Rs 32.43 lakh of his money is parked in investments. Sajjad doesn't own a vehicle and his property is worth Rs 60 lakh. In all Sajjad...
  • Know Your Neta: Sajjad Lone April 20, 2009

    Answer this politician's question and see how well you know your neta. ...
  • Kashmir separatist Lone to fight Lok Sabha polls March 7, 2009

    Srinagar: The Lok Sabha election in Kashmir may get interesting with separatist leader Sajjad Lone breaking ranks and likely to contest from Baramulla. In doing so, Lone will be the first top secessionist leader to switch sides and join the mainstream. During Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections in 2008, Lone had given...
  • Don't try and please India, LeT warns Zardari March 3, 2008

    New Delhi: Banned terrorist outfit LashkareToiba has condemned PPP cochairman Asif Zardari's remarks on Kashmir. He was reacting to Asif Ali Zardari's interview on CNNIBN's Devil's Advocate with Karan Thapar. Lashkar chief, Hafiz Sayyed has demanded that Zardari take back his words and not try and please India. He said Zardari should...