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Moderate Hurriyat issues notice to three leaders


June 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 31 (IANS) The moderate Hurriyat conference headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday decided to issue a show cause notice to three of its leaders for "violating" its constitution ... Read more...

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Resolve Kashmir issue peacefully: UN chief


April 27th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Welcoming efforts by India and Pakistan to improve their relations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday pressed for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue ... Read more...

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Four charged in Kashmir hawala racket


February 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday framed charges against Ghulam Muhammad Bhat, said to be a close associate of hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani, and others ... Read more...

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Geelani opposes fatwa to expel Christian priests


January 31st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 31 (IANS) Senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Tuesday locked horns with the local Sharia board over a fatwa seeking expulsion of four Christian priests from the Kashmir ... Read more...

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Never said India hurling grenades in Kashmir: Mustafa Kamal (Interview)


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 2 (IANS) Ruling National Conference leader Mustafa Kamal Wednesday denied saying that the Indian government was "hurling grenades in Kashmir" and that the state's accession to India was ... Read more...

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Mirwaiz warns of serious fallout if Afzal is hanged


August 12th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) Moderate Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq Friday said if parliament attack convict Afzal Guru is hanged, the peace process between India and Pakistan would be ... 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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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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Petition against Arundhati, Geelani withdrawn


January 27th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A petition seeking action against hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani, writer Arundhati Roy and four others for allegedly making anti-India speeches last year was withdrawn from ... Read more...

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UPA government ’surrendering’ to separatists: BJP (Second Lead)


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Targeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his remarks against its youth wing's march to unfurl the national flag at Lal Chowk in Srinagar, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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PM’s remark on flag hoisting a psychological surrender’: BJP (Lead)


January 23rd, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of "psychologically surrendering" to Kashmir separatists by describing the party youth wing's decision to hoist ... Read more...

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Time to call off the separatist bogey


January 18th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaibans SinghNew Delhi, Jan.18 (ANI): The cold wave in Kashmir, with the temperature going south, icy winds and snowfall does not leave much scope for physical activity. Nevertheless, politics have not ... Read more...

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My brother too was killed by separatists, says Bhat (Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 3 (IANS) A day after he asserted that militants and not security forces killed separatist leaders Mirwaiz Muhammad Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone, Hurriyat leader Abdul Gani Bhat said Monday ... Read more...

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Hurriyat leader’s statement proves our point: police (Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 3 ( IANS) Hurriyat leader Abdul Ghani Bhat's admission that militants and not Indian security forces were to blame for the killing of top separatist leaders vindicates the police stand, ... Read more...

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Curfew in Srinagar to prevent Muharram procession


December 17th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) Several parts of Srinagar were placed under curfew Friday to prevent the main procession from being taken out on Muharram."Curfew has been imposed in seven police station areas ... Read more...

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Money was behind Kashmir protests: Militant leader


December 15th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 15 (IANS) A heavy flow of money was behind the stone-pelting protests in Kashmir last summer, according to a top militant leader who was believed to be instigating the stir ... Read more...

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Separatist leader Geelani wants ‘meaningful dialogue’ with Government of India


December 4th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Dec.4 (ANI): Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani said here today that he wants to hold meaningful and result-orientated dialogue with the Government of India.Geelani met an eleven-member ... Read more...

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Parliamentarians, civil society members meet Mirwaiz


December 4th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 4 (IANS) A 10-member parliamentarian and civil society delegation on a three-day visit to the Kashmir Valley Saturday called on moderate Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq.The delegation comprising parliamentarians ... Read more...

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MPs, civil society members to break Kashmir ice


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 3 (IANS) A 10-member delegation of parliamentarians and civil society activists arrives here Friday to interact with separatists, locals, victims of the recent unrest, mainstream politicians and the youth ... Read more...

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Delhi Police file sedition case against Arundhati, Geelani


November 29th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Acting on a court directive, the Delhi Police Monday registered a sedition case against writer-activist Arundhati Roy and Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani for their alleged ... Read more...

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ABVP workers hurl eggs at Mirwaiz’s vehicle in Kolkata


November 28th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0 Kolkata, Nov.28 (ANI): Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) workers on Sunday staged protests against All Party Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's visit to Kolkata.Mirwaiz, ... Read more...

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Curfew in parts of Srinagar following Mirwaiz assault


November 26th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) Curfew was imposed in the Old City areas of Srinagar to prevent protests and violence Friday, a day after Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq was heckled ... Read more...

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Mirwaiz roughed up at Chandigarh seminar (Second Lead)


November 25th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was roughed up by displaced Kashmiri Pandits and Hindu right-wing activists at a seminar here Thursday for his alleged anti-India comments.The ... Read more...

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Geelani to intensify stir ahead of Obama’s India visit


October 30th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 30 (IANS) No curfew was imposed in Srinagar Saturday even though the separatists called for a shutdown and hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani asked people to intensify protests ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Hindus protest Geelani event in Delhi


October 21st, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Kashmiri Hindu activists tried to prevent hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani from speaking at a seminar here Thursday.Waving the national flag, the Hindu activists shouted pro-India ... Read more...

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25 including 11 cops wounded in fresh Kashmir violence (Lead)


October 19th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 25 people including 11 security personnel were injured - two of them critically - as fresh violence flared up in Kashmir Tuesday, despite restrictions imposed to ... Read more...

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Srinagar under curfew after Masarat Alam’s arrest


October 19th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Curfew was imposed in Srinagar and other major towns of the Kashmir Valley to prevent violence, police said Tuesday, a day after the arrest of hardline Hurriyat leader ... Read more...

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Hardline Hurriyat leader may be shifted to Jammu jail


October 19th, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 19 (IANS) Hurriyat Conference leader Masarat Alam is likely to be shifted to Jammu where several other separatist leaders are lodged, an official said Tuesday, a day after the general ... Read more...

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Appointing interlocutors futile, say Kashmir separatists (Lead)


October 13th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 13 (IANS) Separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday termed as "futile" the government move to name three interlocutors for restarting the stalled peace process in the troubled state."This is ... Read more...

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Futile to restart Kashmir talks, says Geelani


October 13th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 13 (IANS) Hawk separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday termed as "futile" the government move to name three interlocutors for restarting the stalled peace process in the troubled Jammu and ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Kashmir valley to prevent separatist march


October 12th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 12 (ANI): Curfew was imposed across the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday to scuttle a protest march in Srinagar called by separatists.Hurriyat leader Masarrat Aalam has given the call for the ... Read more...

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Geelani meets members of all-party delegation


September 20th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani Monday met a small group of the all-party team after he refused to talk to the delegation from New ... Read more...

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All-party team in Kashmir with ‘open mind’ (Lead)


September 20th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) An all-party delegation, headed by Home Minister P. Chidambaram, arrived here with what he called an "open mind" to take stock of the ground situation in the ... Read more...

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Saddened alumni of torched Biscoe School recollect memories of good old days


September 14th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Sept.14 (ANI): When news of a mob torching the Tyndale Biscoe School in Srinagar was flashed, the pain and agony was witnessed over 2000 kilometers away from the ... Read more...

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Three die in Kashmir violence, toll now 73 (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) Protests and violence continued in the Kashmir Valley Monday as a protester and a policeman were killed in central Badgam district while a youth died in firing by ... Read more...

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