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Kashmir locals help police in chasing militants


August 25th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) People in the old city areas of summer capital Srinagar helped police chase militants who had snatched a service rifle a day ago, said an ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatists reject interlocutors’ report


May 24th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Even though the interlocutors' report on Kashmir is yet to evoke reaction from the common man, separatist leaders in the state Thursday rejected it outright, labelling ... Read more...

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Mirwaiz Umer condemns efforts to trigger sectarian strife


April 27th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 27 (IANS) Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, Friday said his group would oppose and expose religious institutions being supported by the government to create ... Read more...

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Stones pelted at Mirwaiz Umer in Sopore


December 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 16 (IANS) Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, was Friday attacked with stones by some assailants in north Kashmir's Sopore town, police sources said here.Mirwaiz ... Read more...

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Geelani claims security forces could harm him, police seek proof


November 14th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 14 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Monday accused the security forces of being a threat to his life and disrupting his peaceful public gatherings, saying an ... Read more...

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Heavy security in Kashmir ahead of I-Day


August 13th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) Security agencies here have employed both modern gadgetry and manpower to secure the main venue of the Independence Day parade and maintain overall security in the ... Read more...

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Geelani, Shabir Shah placed under house arrest


July 29th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 29 (IANS) Two senior separatist leaders, Syed Ali Geelani and Shabir Shah, were Friday placed under house arrest in Jammu nad Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar."It has been our ... Read more...

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Geelani under house arrest


June 10th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 10 (IANS) Senior hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani was Friday placed under house arrest in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police said.Geelani has been restrained from ... Read more...

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Geelani, Mirwaiz placed under house arrest


May 27th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 27 (IANS) Hardline senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, were placed under house arrest by the authorities Friday ... Read more...

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People anguished at Maulana Showkat’s murder: Mirwaiz


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 22 (IANS) Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, Friday accepted that the people in Kashmir Valley had been anguished at the murder of senior cleric ... Read more...

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Geelani assures protection to Kashmiri Pandits


April 17th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) In a significant development, hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Sunday assured Kashmiri Pandits that 90 percent of the Muslim population in Jammu and Kashmir would ... Read more...

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Kashmir cleric opposing stone throwing killed in blast (Roundup)


April 9th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Prominent Kashmiri religious leader Maulana Showkat Shah, whose fierce opposition to last year's stone throwing youngsters had led to his being dubbed an "Indian agent" and ... Read more...

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Thousands join funeral of slain Kashmiri religious leader


April 8th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Thousands of mourners joined the 'Nimaz-e-Jinaza' (funeral prayers) of Kashmiri religious leader Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, who was killed in a powerful blast outside a mosque ... Read more...

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Kashmir Jamiat-e-Ahlihadith movement has grown - a profile


April 8th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, who was killed just ahead of Friday prayers in Srinagar, took over as president of the Jamiat-e-Ahlihadith group in Kashmir in the ... Read more...

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Maulana opposed to stone throwing killed in Srinagar (Third Lead)


April 8th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Prominent Kashmiri religious leader Maulana Showkat Shah, a trenchant critic of last year's stone throwing youngsters, was killed here Friday when a powerful bomb exploded outside ... Read more...

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Religious leader killed in Srinagar blast, city shuts down (Second Lead)


April 8th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Prominent religious leader Maulana Showkat Shah of the Jamiat-e-Ahilhadith was killed in a blast as he entered a mosque in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar ... Read more...

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Geelani placed under house arrest in Srinagar


March 4th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 4 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader and chairman of the breakaway Hurriyat group Syed Ali Geelani continued to remain under house arrest in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage to begin June 29


February 18th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 18 (IANS) The annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir that attracts more than half a million pilgrims each year, will be held from June ... Read more...

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Time for dialogue to resolve Kashmir problem: Hurriyat


February 9th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) The time had come for a meaningful dialogue to resolve the Kashmir problem, and people from the valley need to come forward to initiate the process, the moderate ... Read more...

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Sajjad Lone defends separatists silence over killing of Kashmiri girls


February 1st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.1 (ANI): The Chairman of the Kashmir-based People's Conference, Sajjad Lone, has refused to directly comment on the silence of separatists with regard to the killing of two young Kashmiri ... Read more...

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Mirwaiz welcomes Kashmir troop cut announcement, Geelani rejects it


January 14th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) The moderate Hurriyat faction led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday welcomed the central government's announcement of a 25 percent cut in security forces in a year's time in ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik wants judicial probe into valley unrest deaths


January 4th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 4 (IANS) Muhammad Yasin Malik, chairman of the separatist Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Tuesday said he will seek judicial probe into all the 110 deaths during the ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks vindicates our stand on torture: Kashmir separatists


December 18th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 18 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leaders Saturday said the WikiLeaks cable disclosures on torture of detainees in Kashmir vindicated their stand on rights violations, while the mainstream political parties continued their ... Read more...

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Kashmir stone pelters, separatists have nexus with LeT: Police


November 27th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 27 (IANS) In a significant development, the Jammu and Kashmir Police have said some government employees were involved in the separatist protests during the last five months and the separatists ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Srinagar after Mirwaiz assault


November 26th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadSrinagar, Nov.26 (ANI): Curfew was imposed in Srinagar on Friday, a day after All Party Hurriyat Conference Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was assaulted.Five areas were placed under curfew ... Read more...

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No curfew in Srinagar but Geelani urges ‘civil curfew’


November 7th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) No curfew was imposed in Srinagar Sunday as violence and protests continued to decline in the Kashmir Valley even though hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani called ... Read more...

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Peaceful Diwali expected in valley during two days of ‘normalcy’


November 4th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar and the rest of the Kashmir Valley are expected to be peaceful for two more days beginning Thursday as the separatists have ... Read more...

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No separatist shutdown, but selective curfew in Srinagar


October 29th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 29 (IANS) Although separatists did not impose a shutdown in Srinagar for the second consecutive day, the authorities imposed curfew in parts of the city fearing protests after Friday prayers."Curfew ... Read more...

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Kashmir gets two-day breather from shutdowns


October 28th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 28 (IANS) Life again limped back to normal in Srinagar and other towns of the Kashmir Valley Thursday as the authorities did not impose any curfew and separatists asked people ... Read more...

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8 injured as stone pelting protestors defy curfew in Kashmir (update)


October 27th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
Bandipora, Oct.27 (ANI): At least eight persons, including three policemen, suffered injuries after a group of protestors clashed with security personnel and resorted to stone-pelting during curfew here on Wednesday in the ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in four districts of J-K


October 27th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 27 (ANI): Curfew was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir's four districts on Wednesday to foil a march called by moderate faction of Hurrriyat Conference to the office of the United ... Read more...

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Curfew in Srinagar areas to prevent protests


October 26th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 26 (IANS) Curfew was imposed in Old City areas in this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday following a call for protests and shutdown by separatists, police said."Curfew has ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed to foil separatist march in Kashmir


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 22 (IANS) Curfew was imposed in the old city areas of Srinagar and some towns of the Kashmir Valley to thwart yet another protest march called by separatists Friday, this ... Read more...

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Traffic jams mark day of normalcy in Srinagar


October 20th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Heavy traffic jams marked yet another day of normalcy in the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Wednesday as no curfew was imposed and separatists froze their protests for ... Read more...

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Hardline Hurriyat group’s general secretary arrested


October 18th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 18 (IANS) In a major breakthrough here Monday, Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested Masrat Alam, general secretary of the hardline Hurriyat group headed by Syed Ali Geelani."He was arrested on ... Read more...

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