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  • Centre has no powers to tinker with Art 370: JKLF May 31, 2014

    JKLF on Saturday attacked Union Minister Jitendra Singh for raking up the issue of repeal of Article 370 of the Constitution providing special status to Jammu and Kashmir, saying Centre has no powers to tamper with the provision. JKLF chief Mohammad Yasin Malik said Union Minister of State in PMO Jitendra...
  • Kupwara observes total bandh, Srinagar calm February 28, 2014

    Srinagar: Kupwara continues to remain tense but under control on fourth straight day over Monday evening killing of seven militants in an encounter with security forces in Lolab area of Kupwara district. Police arrested JKLF chairman Yasin Malik and 10 supporters after they tried to take out a protest march...
  • Yasin Malik, family allegedly thrown out of a Delhi hotel December 3, 2013

    Srinagar: Separatist JKLF on Monday alleged its chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik and his family were forced to spend several hours on road in Delhi after they were forced to leave the hotel booked by them. Yasin Malik and his family, including an 18-month-old daughter, went to...
  • Yasin Malik, JKLF supporters detained before protest march August 12, 2013

    Over two dozen activists of separatist group JKLF, along with its chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik, were taken into preventive custody on Monday as police foiled an attempt by them to hold a march in Srinagar against recent cases of communal clashes in Jammu and Kashmir. Malik was detained in the wee hours...
  • J&K: One-day bandh called over killing of two youths July 1, 2013

    Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference and the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) have called for a one-day bandh in Kashmir to protest the killing of two youths, who allegedly died due to firing by the security forces in Bandipora. The Army, meanwhile, has ordered an inquiry into the deaths. The police has also...
  • J&K: Yasin Malik, 4 others taken into preventive custody June 30, 2013

    Srinagar: JKLF Chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik and four other separatist leaders of the outfit were placed under preventive custody on Sunday when they were heading towards Sumbal area where two youths were allegedly killed in army firing. "Malik along with Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi, Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri, Shahid Makaya and Javed Ahmad...
  • Yasin Malik flown to Srinagar by Delhi Police May 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik reached Srinagar on Friday after he flown by Delhi Police, which took him into preventive custody after denying permission for his protest to press for his demands, including handing over the body of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. The Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front...
  • J&K: Separatist leader Yasin Malik put under house arrest March 10, 2013

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leader Yasin Malik, who reached Srinagar on Sunday, has been put under house arrest. However, the house arrest is not related to the Hafiz Saeed controversy. Sources said the step was taken due to apprehension of breach of peace following Malik's return to...
  • Yasin Malik returns to India, faces protests March 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Returning from a private visit to Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leader Yasin Malik on Saturday faced a protest from some right-wing activists, demanding his arrest for sharing a stage along with 26/11 accused Hafiz Saeed. "There were protests outside the airport after Malik arrived but nothing...
  • Will impound Yasin Malik's passport if requested: MEA February 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Amid concerns over Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik sharing the dais with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan and demands for revoking his passport, the external affairs ministry on Tuesday said if it receives a request for impounding Malik's passport it would "act on it". The external affairs ministry...
  • BJP demands action against Malik for sharing stage with Saeed February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Domestic politics has broken out over Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik's visit to Islamabad where he shared stage with the key conspirator of 26/11 attacks and Lashkar-e-Toiba chief Hafiz Saeed on Sunday in Islamabad at an event organised to protest parliament attack convict Afzal...
  • 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...
  • JKLF to highlight plight of Kashmiri prisoners January 16, 2013

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front January 16 said it will soon hold a 48-hour hunger strike in the national capital to highlight the plight of Kashmiri prisoners languishing in different jails in the country. "We will soon hold a 48-hour-long hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in Delhi to attract...
  • Srinagar: Yasin Malik arrested during JKLF march December 7, 2012

    Srinagar: Police arrested Muhammad Yasin Malik, chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front following post-prayer protests in uptown Maisuma locality of summer capital Srinagar on Friday. Malik was leading dozens of supporters after the Friday prayers during a JKLF march to city centre Lal Chowk from the adjacent Maisuma...
  • JKLF chief Yasin Malik, 7 others detained March 15, 2012

    Srinagar: The chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Yasin Malik and his seven aides were on Thursday detained by police at Banihal while they were going to tension gripped Rajouri town. "Malik and seven other JKLF leaders were detained by police at Banihal as they were heading towards Rajouri," JKLF...
  • US maintained no contact with Geelani: Wikileaks September 3, 2011

    New Delhi: The US embassy officials in New Delhi referred to top moderate separatist leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq as "four musketeers" as Washington maintained "no contact" with hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani since 2001 for his ties with "terrorist groups". Apart from Mirwaiz, former amalgam chairmen Abdul Gani Bhat and...
  • Afzal case will have impact in J&K: Padgaonkar August 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir interlocutor Dilip Padgaonkar says a decision on 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's case could have repercussions in the Valley. Padgaonkar has drawn a parallel with the hanging of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front founder Maqbool Bhatt. "I am principally opposed to capital punishment. But if...
  • Kashmir: Security tightened after Malik's arrest April 29, 2011

    Srinagar: Security has been tightened as tension prevailed in Maisuma and Lal Chowk areas of the city where markets remained closed following the arrest of JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik. Shops, schools and business establishments in Maisuma and Lal Chowk areas remained closed and a large number of security force personnel...
  • JKLF Chairman, three others detained April 28, 2011

    Srinagar: JKLF Chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik and three of his associates were detained on Thursday by the police after they tried to stage a protest against the arrest of a youth in Maisuma area of the city. Malik was taken into preventive custody as he and his supporters tried to stage...
  • Shoe hurled at JKLF chief during BJP protests February 11, 2011

    Ajmer: A shoe was flung at Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front(JKLF) chief Yasin Malik on Friday when BJP activists staged a protest against his visit to this pilgrim town in Rajasthan. Police said the shoe missed Malik, who was standing on the third floor of a hotel in Ganj locality where...
  • Kashmir's future secure with India: Chidambaram September 20, 2010

    NEW DELHI:A two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir by members of all major political parties to assess the ground situation began on Monday as Home Minister P Chidambaram assured the people of the state their honour, dignity and future are secure as part of India. The visit by the all-party team,...
  • Violence continues in Kashmir, two more killed September 17, 2010

    Srinagar: Kashmir once again witnessed violent clashes on Friday between protestors and security forces in which at least two person were killed and eight others injured. The Valley remained tensed despite being under curfew for the sixth consecutive day. Clashes between protestors and security forces were reported from Budgam and Pattan....
  • Geelani rejects talks offer, Mirwaiz silent August 7, 2010

    Srinagar: The offer of "quiet dialogue" by union Home Minister P Chidambaram has not gone down too well with separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir with hardline leader Syed Ali Geelani rejecting it saying it was an attempt to "discredit him" as he had not softened his stand. The pro-azadi Jammu...
  • Hurriyat leaders taken into preventive custody December 10, 2009

    Srinagar: Chairman of moderate Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and several others were taken into preventive custody when they were trying to take out a protest rally on the occasion of Human Rights Day on Thursday officials said. After his arrest, Mirwaiz said his amalgam had planned to take out...
  • JKLF leader condemns shooting act on Qureshi December 4, 2009

    Senior senior separatist leader of the rmoderate Hurriyat faction, Fazl Haque Qureshi, was critically injured in a shooting spree by unidentified gunmen in Srinagar on Friday. ...
  • J-K separatist leaders under house arrest ahead of polls April 29, 2009

    Srinagar: Senior separatist leaders, including head of the moderate faction of the Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, were on Friday placed under house arrest to avoid "law and order problems", police in this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir said. While the Mirwaiz was restrained by security forces from moving out...
  • Kashmiri separatist leader weds his Pak sweetheart February 22, 2009

    Rawalpindi: Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik on Sunday married his Britain-born Pakistani girlfriend Mushaal Mullick in this Pakistani garrison city. The marriage ceremony was attended by a number of well known people, including politicians, Pakistan's Geo TV reported. Mullick, a post-graduate from the London School of Economics and an artist, is...
  • Kashmir on the boil, JKLF leader injured in protest September 13, 2008

    New Delhi: After days of relative peace, the Kashmir valley was back on the boil again on Friday. At least three people were killed and nearly 12 – including separatist leader Yasin Malik - injured as clashes broke out security forces and protesters. The protesters took to streets in Srinagar shortly...
  • Army's fear: terrorists on prowl as J&K burns August 8, 2008

    Jammu/ New Delhi: The border town of Samba in Jammu was put under curfew on Friday and the Army called in after clashes between two groups over the Amarnath shrine land grant issue. IANS reports people clashed on the streets in Samba on Thursday night and held rival demonstrations over the...
  • JKLF chief attacked by MLA's escort October 28, 2006

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Yasin Malik was admitted to a hospital in a critical condition after he was allegedly attacked by a legislator's escort in Srinagar on Saturday. Giving details, JKLF spokesman Tahir Mir said Malik was on his way to Dalgate from his residence at...