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Separatist leaders put under house arrest in Srinagar


July 27th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 27 (IANS) All senior separatist leaders in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital were put under house arrest Friday to ward off a law and order problem over ... Read more...

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Hurriyat to fight ‘economic exploitation’ of Kashmiris


July 10th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 10 (IANS) The Mirwaiz Umer Farooq-headed faction of the separatist Hurriyat conglomerate Tuesday announced the formation of an economic advisory council to address day-to-day issues of Kashmir's people ... Read more...

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Separatists push Pakistan on Kashmir, divided on dialogue (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before the foreign secretary-level talks, separatists Tuesday met Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani and pitched for putting the Kashmir issue at the ... Read more...

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Kashmir shrine gutted, probe ordered (Roundup)


June 25th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The revered Peer Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar was gutted Monday, sparking protest by angry youths. An official said the holy relic of the 11th century ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown affects life in Kashmir


June 11th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Life in Srinagar and other towns in the Kashmir Valley was impacted Monday as shops, educational institutions and business establishments shut down in response to a ... Read more...

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Air India strike cruel joke on tax payers: Omar


May 8th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 8 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday criticised the strike by Air India pilots, calling it "a cruel joke on tax payers"."Rs.30,000 crore of tax ... Read more...

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‘Kashmiri separatists not taking part in assembly polls’


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 3 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah Thursday refuted reports that the separatists might participate in the 2014 assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir."There is ... Read more...

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Geelani under scanner for alleged Lashkar links


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani may be questioned for recommending a Pakistani visa for a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist arrested for allegedly plotting a ... Read more...

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Geelani slams Farooq for stance on liquor shops


December 7th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Hardline senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday sought a 'fatwa' against union minister and ruling National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah for advocating reopening ... Read more...

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Shutdown call evokes partial response in Kashmir


October 27th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 27 (IANS) A shutdown called by separatists -- to protest the landing of Indian troops in Jammu and Kashmir on this day in 1947 to fight Pakistan-backed tribal ... Read more...

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I’m facilitating centre-Hurriyat talks: Soz


October 27th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief Saifuddin Soz says he is playing the role of a "facilitator" to enable talks between the central government and the separatist ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown hits life in Kashmir towns


September 6th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 6 (IANS) Life across Srinagar and other towns of the Kashmir Valley was affected Tuesday in response to a shutdown call by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, ... Read more...

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Shabir Shah arrested, Mirwaiz free to move around (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir police that had Thursday restricted the movement of several separatist leaders took into custody Democratic Freedom Party's Shabir Shah while permitting Hurriyat chief ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatist leaders under house arrest


August 11th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) The authorities Thursday imposed restrictions on the movement of senior separatist leaders in the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital to scuttle a gathering at the Eidgah ... Read more...

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Separatist leaders under house arrest in Srinagar


August 2nd, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 2 (IANS) Senior separatist leaders, including Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, were Tuesday placed under house arrest to prevent them from visiting the restive Kashmir town ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatists to meet Khar in Delhi


July 26th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Ali Geelani, chiefs of the two factions of Jammu and Kashmir's separatist Hurriyat Conference, will meet Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina ... Read more...

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Ready to talk to New Delhi: Mirwaiz


July 25th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Ahead of his talks with Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, moderate separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Monday said he was open to negotiations with ... Read more...

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Kashmir panel meets migrants, activists


July 23rd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) The three-member Kashmir Committee, headed by Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani, met a cross-section of people and sought their views on the Kashmir issue on ... Read more...

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Hina Khar may pray at Jama Masjid, hopes for better ties


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) When Pakistan's new Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar comes to New Delhi next week for talks with External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, she may offer ... Read more...

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Kashmir Committee members arrive in Jammu


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) A three-member Kashmir Committee, headed by Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani, arrived in Jammu Friday to hold talks with various sections of people in the region ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatist leaders to meet Pakistan foreign minister


July 21st, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jul 21 (IANS) The Pakistan high commission here has invited top Kashmiri separatist leaders, including Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, for a meeting with Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatists may be questioned over Fai links


July 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Indian security agencies would study the charges brought up against an alleged Pakistani agent arrested in the US for illegal lobbying to tilt the American ... Read more...

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Restrictions in Srinagar to foil separatist march


July 13th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Authorities in Srinagar Tuesday decided to enforce restrictions in the old city areas to foil a separatist march to the martyr's graveyard Wednesday.The moderate Hurriyat Conference ... Read more...

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How Kashmir managed its peace


June 26th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 26 (IANS) Peace finally appears descending on the Kashmir Valley with a huge rush of domestic and foreign visitors as officials claim that the Pakistan game plan of ... Read more...

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Hurriyat revokes suspension of Ittehadul Muslimeen


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 1 (IANS) The nearly two-month-long suspension of the Moulvi Abbas Ansari-led Ittehadul Muslimeen from the moderate Hurriyat Conference in Kashmir was Wednesday revoked by the conglomerate, a press ... Read more...

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Omar asks separatists: Where are you during winter?


May 27th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday questioned the motive of Kashmiri separatists in getting restive more during summers.Ahead of radical Hurriyat leader Syed Ali ... Read more...

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Geelani lone Kashmiri leader to condemn Osama killing


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 3 (IANS) Syed Ali Geelani, who heads the hardline faction of Jammu and Kashmir's separatist Hurriyat Conference, is the only leader to condemn the US operation to kill ... Read more...

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Reap the democratic dividend in Kashmir


April 30th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Despite vocal calls by various militant groups and separatist Kashmiri leaders, the first four phases of polling in the local body elections in Jammu and Kashmir have witnessed a voter turnout of ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors deny proposing pre-1953 status


April 24th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 24 (IANS) Distancing themselves from reports that they were proposing reversing the clock to the pre-1953 semi-sovereign days, the three interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir said Sunday they ... Read more...

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Omar hails Hurriyat leader for meeting interlocutors


April 21st, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) Offering his open support to separatist leaders willing to enter into dialogue for a resolution to the Kashmir issue, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah ... Read more...

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Willing to talk to different sections in Kashmir: BJP


April 11th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 11 (IANS) Former BJP president Rajnath Singh, leading the party's five-member parliamentary study group to Jammu and Kashmir, said Monday the party is "worried" every time there ... Read more...

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Join talks or get isolated: Pillai’s message to separatists (Lead, with Pillai interview)


April 10th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Join the peace process to solve Kashmir's problems or get isolated - that is the message from union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai to separatist ... Read more...

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Join talks or get isolated: Pillai’s message to separatists (Interview)


April 10th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Join the peace process to solve Kashmir's problems or get isolated - this is the message from union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai to separatist ... Read more...

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Separatists protest killing of Kashmir religous leader


April 10th, 2011 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR (BNO NEWS) -- The city of Srinagar in Kashmir was paralyzed on Saturday after separatists called a strike to protest against the killing of a prominent religious leader, the Hindustan ... Read more...

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Srinagar shuts to protest religious leader’s killing


April 9th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 9 (IANS) Normal life was affected Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar as the separatists called a shutdown to protest the killing of Islamic cleric Maulana ... Read more...

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