J&K

If talks are initiated, there will be positive response: Hurriyat responds to J&K Governor

Srinagar: A day after Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said that Hurriyat leaders were ready for talks with New Delhi, Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said Sunday that if “meaningful” talks are initiated, “there will be a positive response”. Speaking to The Indian Express, Mirwaiz said that they have always been ready […]

J&K

Yasin Malik was instrumental in bringing JRL together to spearhead 2016 unrest: NIA

Srinagar: National Investigating Agency (NIA) on Sunday said that the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was instrumental in bringing the Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani and Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq together to spearhead the 2016 agitation in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. “Yasin Malik was instrumental […]

J&K

Govt orders prosecution of 7 Hurriyat affiliates for protesting Masarat Alam’s PSA detention

Srinagar, June 15: The government has accorded sanction for prosecution seven Hurriyat Conference persons in Hajin Bandipora for protesting in 2015 against the detention under PSA of Massarat Alam, chairman Muslim League. Masarat Alam has been detained and booked under the PSA following the 2010 unrest that leftover 100 people dead in the Kashmir. On […]

J&K

Geelani condemns ‘arrest’ of Hurriyat Chief Spokesman

Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday strongly condemned the arrest of Hurriyat Chief Spokesman Gh. Ahmad Gulzar from his residence by police personnel. In a statement Hurriyat(G) chairman termed Gulzar’s “illegal detention unlawful and unjustifie.” Geelani strongly criticized police action and said that political space is being “denied by creating […]

National World

Geelani hails release of prisoners by India, Pak

Srinagar: Hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani Wednesday hailed the goodwill gesture by India and Pakistan to release prisoners from their respective jails and called for use of such measures as permanent feature of relations between the two countries. Thirteen Pakistani nationals, including four fishermen, were repatriated to Pakistan on Tuesday through the […]