Yasin Malik

  • Modi taking a hard line, don't blame separatists: Yasin Malik 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "hardline" approach on Kashmir and rejected the contention that the separatists are to blame for the stalling of Indo-Pak foreign secretary-level talks. "Kashmiri (separatist) leaders meeting Pakistani officials has a...
  • Geelani meets Pakistan envoy amidst protests outside embassy August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Police officials on Tuesday tightened the security at Pakistan High Commission as some protesters were seen protesting against Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani ahead of the separatist leaser's meeting with the Pakistan envoy. Delhi Police detained some protesters as the they attempted to break the security barricades. Geelani is...
  • 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...
  • Separatist leader Yasin Malik denied immigration check to Nepal October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Separatist group Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik was on Monday detained for some time at the Indira Gandhi International airport in the national capital. Sources say that Malik was headed to Nepal and his passport had expired. Therefore, he was denied an immigration check. He has...
  • Indefinite curfew in Shopian after man fatally shot dead by CRPF September 13, 2013

    Indefinite curfew was on Thursday imposed in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian town in the wake of protests against the gunning down of a man on Wednesday, officials said. Residents said Muhammad Rafi Rather, a 28-year-old bus driver, was shot down by the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel posted at...
  • 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: 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...
  • Yasin Malik taken into preventive custody by Delhi Police May 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Thursday took Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik into preventive custody. Malik was to hold a 48-hour hunger strike in the capital to press for his demands, including handing over the body of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru to his family. The Delhi Police had...
  • Police denies permission for Yasin Malik's protest in Delhi May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has denied permission to Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik to hold a 48-hour hunger strike in the capital to press for his demands including handing over the body of Parliament attack case convict Afzal Guru to his family. "Yes," said City Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar when...
  • Yasin Malik will not be allowed to stage protest in Delhi: Sources May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik will not be allowed to stage any protest in New Delhi as announced by him, to press for handing over of the body of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru to his family. Official sources said the Home Ministry is likely to advise the Delhi...
  • 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...
  • Yasin Malik returns from Pak, challenges India to arrest him March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leader Yasin Malik returned from Pakistan on Saturday evening amid protests by Shiv Sena activists at the Delhi airport. He will be spending the night in Delhi. His trip to Pakistan was shrouded in controversy after he was seen sharing the dais...
  • Yasin Malik to arrive in India from Pak today March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Jammu-Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leader Yasin Malik is expected to arrive in India on Saturday evening from Pakistan under a cloud of controversy. The separatist leader from Jammu and Kashmir is set to stay the night in the capital before travelling to Srinagar on Sunday. No case has been...
  • 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...
  • JKLF chief denies having links with Hafiz Saeed February 12, 2013

    Srinagar: After four days of curfew in the valley since Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's hanging, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik is now courting a controversy. He shared the stage with the key conspirator of 26/11 attacks and Lashkar-e-Toiba chief Hafiz Saeed, on Sunday in Islamabad at...
  • Yasin sharing dais with Saeed in Pak creates flutter February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: JKLF leader Yasin Malik sharing a dais with LeT Chief and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan on Monday created a flutter in India. Congress spokesman Sandeep Dikshit urged the UPA government to look into the issue which was described as "very unfortunate" by Union Information and Broadcasting...
  • 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...
  • Anti-Islam film protests rock Kashmir Valley September 21, 2012

    Srinagar: Anti-Islam film protests rocked Kashmir Valley yet again on Friday with Jammu with police detaining Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik in Srinagar. There were some incidents of clashes between the police and protestors in Srinagar. Police lobbed tear gas shells on Dukhtaran-e -Millat activists, who were leading the...
  • Kashmiri separatist leaders under house arrest August 20, 2012

    Srinagar: Authorities on Monday placed all senior Kashmiri separatist leaders under house arrest to maintain law and order during the congregational Eid prayers in Srinagar. "These measures have been taken to ensure that nobody disturbs peace and tranquility in the city on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr," a police official said. Those placed...
  • 'Kashmir issue will be resolved without Pak help' April 23, 2012

    Lahore: Separatist leader Yasin Malik has said his Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front will make efforts to get the Kashmir issue resolved "without the help of Pakistan". "We will step up our efforts to resolve the Kashmir issue if Pakistan, India and other international stakeholders continue with their irresponsible behaviour towards...
  • 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...
  • J&K power crisis: Separatist Yasin Malik arrested January 6, 2012

    Srinagar: Separatist leader Yasin Malik and six others were arrested in Srinagar on Friday. They were protesting over the death of a Kashmiri youth in CISF firing on Monday. Kashmir has been reeling under day-long power cuts for the past several weeks. The massive load shedding led to a series of...
  • 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...
  • Capture Kashmiri, Omar by July: US warns Pak June 2, 2011

    New Delhi: The US getting tough on Pakistan. It has given the country a deadline till July to capture five most wanted al Qaeda and Taliban terrorists. Pakistani security forces have been asked to capture al-Zawahiri, Mullah Omar, Illyas Kashmiri, Sirajuddin Haqqani and Atia Abdur Rehman either in a unilateral or...
  • Pak general rules out N Waziristan offensive June 1, 2011

    Mamad Gat: A top Pakistani army commander said on Wednesday that his military has no imminent plans to launch an offensive in a tribal region home to numerous militants who focus on attacking US and NATO forces in neighboring Afghanistan. The statement by Lt Gen Asif Yasin Malik contradicted rampant media...