J&K

Authorities bar Geelani from attending Urdu Book Fair at Kashmir University

Srinagar: Authorities on Friday morning disallowed Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani to attend Urdu Book Fair at Kashmir University. Sources said that government forces present outside Geelani’s residence didn’t allow him to step out of his residence. On Thursday, in a statement, Geelani accepted the invitation of Kashmir University students to attend the […]

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

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 […]

J&K

After chairing Hurriyat meet, Mirwaiz visits Geelani’s Hyderpora residence

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday visited the Hyderpora residence of Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani after chairing a crucial meeting of Hurriyat (M) executive, general council and working committee at the amalgam’s Rajbagh headquarters here. “After the meeting, Mirwaiz left for Hyderpora to see Geelani and to discuss the […]

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Geelani calls for shutdown in Shopian on May 30

Shopian: Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani has called for complete shutdown on May 30, the day when Asiya Jan and Neelofer Jan were “raped and murdered” in year 2009. Recalling the painful incident, Hurriyat chairman termed it a heinous crime against humanity and expressed dismay on the “dubious and malicious” role played by the […]

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 […]

J&K

Sumbal rape incident; shocking, unfortunate, gruesome: JRL

Srinagar: The joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising upon Syed Ali Shah Geelani (Chairman APHC-G), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (Chairman APHC-M) and Muhammad Yasin Malik (Chairman JKLF), has in strongest terms condemned the rape incident of a minor girl in Sumbal, Bandipora and termed it shocking, unfortunate, gruesome and inhuman act. While terming the incident as a […]