SEPARATIST LEADERS

  • Pakistan condemns arrest of separatist leaders in Kashmir 6 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday condemned the use of force by security forces against protesters in Kashmir and said the arrest of separatist leaders in the Valley is a matter of concern. "Pakistan is deeply concerned at the increase in systematic human rights violations in Kashmir. We condemn the brutal use of...
  • After attending Pakistan Day celebrations, MoS External Affairs VK Singh tweets on Duty, Disgust March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: After attending Pakistan Day celebrations at Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, Minister of States for External Affairs Gen VK Singh on Monday night expressed his feelings in a series of tweets with #Duty and #Disgust as hash tags. Singh on Monday night said he was asked by the...
  • Not attending Pak National day celebration due to prior commitments: Masarat Alam March 23, 2015

    Pakistan has invited seven separatist leaders from Jammu and Kashmir to attend the celebrations at the Pakistan High Commission. However, Pakistan envoy to India Abdul Basit has played down the controversy saying that the Indian government has no objection to the invite being issued. ...
  • 7 J&K separatist leaders to attend Pakistan National Day celebrations at High Commission March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: As Pakistan will celebrate its National Day on Monday, a seven-member delegation of Jammu and Kashmir separatist leaders are in the national capital to attend the celebrations at its High Commission. The delegation will also hold talks with Pakistani officials. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has maintained that the...
  • Modi, Sharif likely to meet at SAARC summit in November: Government sources September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at SAARC summit in November, sources said on Tuesday. This comes after Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Sunday admitted that the meeting between Pakistan High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit and...
  • India demands apology, warns of noncooperation after Pak envoy meets separatists August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Pakistan High Commissioner to India's meeting with separatist leaders from Jammu & Kashmir has definitely not gone down well with India. Not just has it cancelled secretary level talks with Pakistan over the matter, it has also demanded an apology, say sources. "Government expects unequivocal apology from Pakistan,...
  • Some incidents of Pakistan's meeting with separatist leaders August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: As Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit meets separatist leaders from Kashmir just ahead of the Foreign Secretary level talks between the two countries, hers is a look on previous such incidents. April 2014: Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on April 2 met J&K separatist leaders...
  • Parties condemn Pakistan envoy meeting with J&K separatists, question Centre's diplomatic plan August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Political parties condemned the meeting between Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit and the separatist leaders from Kashmir on Monday just ahead of the Foreign Secretary level talks between India and Pakistan. The Congress criticised the Narendra Modi government saying it showed that the Centre has no diplomatic plan...
  • Islamabad: Man linked to Kashmiri separatist leader arrested on 'terror charges' September 10, 2013

    In the first incident of its kind, a man from Jammu and Kashmir has been arrested by police in the Pakistani capital on terrorism-related charges, according to a media report on Tuesday. Mohammad Shoaib, a relative of senior Kashmiri separatist leader Aasiya Andrabi, was detained when police raided a house in...
  • Curfew continues in 8 Jammu districts, 11 including separatist leader arrested August 13, 2013

    Curfew continued in eight districts of Jammu region on Tuesday even as the annual Amarnath Yatra resumed after three days, officials said. Eleven people have been arrested in connection with the communal clashes in Kishtwar. The Amarnath Yatra had remained suspended for the last three days. "The Amarnath Yatra resumed early on...
  • Separatist leaders under house arrest in Srinagar September 14, 2012

    Srinagar: Several Jammu and Kashmir separatist leaders were placed under house arrest in Srinagar on Friday ahead of a protest against the film "Innocence of Muslims", a trailer of which was uploaded on YouTube. Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Shabir Ahmad Shah and Muhammad Nayeem Khan were...
  • J&K separatist leaders put under house arrest July 13, 2012

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir separatist leaders were placed under house arrest and authorities on Friday imposed restrictions in old city areas of summer capital Srinagar to prevent proposed rallies in connection with martyrs' day. Senior separatist leaders, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, Shabir Ahmad Shah and Muhammad Nayeem Khan were...
  • Protesters clash with security forces in Srinagar February 20, 2009

    Srinagar: Nearly a dozen protesters and security men were injured in clashes in the old city area of this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital after Friday prayers, officials and witnesses said. Protesters took to the streets in Bohri Kadal area of the old city after the Friday Friday prayers, demanding the...