HURRIYAT LEADER

  • India over reacted on Hurriyat leader meeting our High Commissioner: Pakistan September 25, 2014

    Islamabad: Passing the buck on India, Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz on Thursday said that India over reacted on the issue of Hurriyat leader meeting Pakistan High Commissioner which led to cancellation of talks between the two neighbouring countries. Aziz said that it was India that cancelled...
  • Geelani on payroll of ISI, says NC leader July 16, 2012

    Srinagar: Ruling National Conference leader Mustafa Kamal on Sunday accused hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani of being "a double agent" on "the payroll of Pakistan's ISI". "(Geelani is) a double agent ... a four time MLA who has been drawing pension and has been even on the payroll of...
  • Pak needs to talk to mainstream J&K leaders: Omar July 28, 2011

    Srinagar: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said Pakistan will have to talk to mainstream politicians also if the leadership of Jammu and Kashmir is to be included in dialogue between New Delhi and Islamabad for resolution of Kashmir issue. "If they want inclusion of Kashmiri leadership in the dialogue, then...
  • JK violence: Hurriyat top leaders arrested June 28, 2010

    Srinagar: Ahead of their proposed march to violencehit Sopore to express solidarity with the families of the youth killed in firing, authorities on Monday placed under house arrest several leaders of moderate Hurriyat Conference including its chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. In view of the situation prevailing in the valley, Kashmir University...
  • Four killed in police firing as crowd defies curfew in Valley August 25, 2008

    Jammu/Srinagar: In Jammu and Kashmir the Hurriyat called for an Azaadi rally on Monday. The rally was quelled by tough action from security forces. Four people were killed in police firing as separatist leaders were put under house arrest again in the state. The crowd tried to defy the curfew...
  • Violence escalates in Jammu and Kashmir August 13, 2008

    Srinagar: Anger and violence has caught hold of Kashmir. Locals defied curfew and came out on streets to protest against the killing of a Hurriyat leader Sheikh Aziz. Security forces have opened fire and by the end of the day the valley had more bodies to count. More than 13 people...
  • Hurriyat leader among 5 killed in J&K violence August 11, 2008

    Srinagar: Five people, including a senior leader of Jammu and Kashmir's moderate Hurriyat faction, were killed in clashes with security forces as they marched towards the Line of Control in Baramulla district. Tension has gripped the Kashmir valley, forcing authorities to impose indefinite curfew in major cities and towns. Sheikh Abdul...
  • Ailing Geelani given fresh passport March 8, 2007

    Srinagar: Separatist Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Geelani was issued a fresh passport on Thursday following Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention to enable him to go abroad for medical treatment for renal cancer. Doctors treating the 77yearold leader had advised him to undergo treatment in either the US or Britain. His...