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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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Peace in Kashmir is fake, says Geelani


April 27th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir may be calm since last year after three summers of unrest, but separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani insists that the peace is ... Read more...

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India terms OIC’s Kashmir description ‘most regrettable’


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India has termed as "most regrettable" the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) describing Jammu and Kashmir as "occupied territory"."We have seen reports that the Organization ... Read more...

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Syed Ali Shah Geelani wants Pakistan to step-up diplomatic efforts


February 11th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Feb 11 (ANI): The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Syed Ali Shah Geelani has urged Pakistan to compel India to take urgent steps for amicable settlement of the Jammu ... 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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Elements’ motive to disrupt our meeting cannot succeed: Mirwaiz Farooq


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Dec 2 (ANI): Commenting on the current scenario in Kashmir, the chairman of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has said that elements who disrupt their meetings and seminars ... Read more...

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Kashmir accord coming soon: Musharraf told US in 2007


December 1st, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 1(IANS) In early 2007, then Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf told top US Congressional leaders that an agreement with India on Kashmir is "coming sooner than anyone might ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Pandits attack Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz in Chandigarh


November 25th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (ANI): All Parties Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was attacked by Kashmiri Pandits for making an anti-India speech at a seminar in Chandigarh this morning.Kashmiri Pandits ... Read more...

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Mirwaiz slams Omar Abdullah for linking his movement to Maoists


November 20th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov 20 (ANI): Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, chairman of moderate faction of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), on Saturday rejected Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's statement there were "visible ... Read more...

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Lift siege around Srinagar’s Jamia mosque, demands Mufti


November 11th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 11 (IANS) Former chief minister and patron of main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed lashed out at the Omar Abdullah government for not allowing Friday prayers at ... Read more...

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Arun Jaitely criticises Centre for allowing pro-sedition conference in New Delhi


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitely on Friday, criticised the Central Government for allowing an anti-India and pro-sedition conference in New Delhi.He pointed out that ... Read more...

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Kashmir attention on Obama visit: Omar Abdullah


October 20th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Vijaypur (Kashmir), Oct 20 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said his government was focused on a "forthcoming high level visit", a reference to US President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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Pak to continue moral, diplomatic support to Kashmiris


October 10th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 10 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that his government would continue to extend moral, diplomatic and political support to the people of Kashmir, in their struggle ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley schools reopen after three months


September 27th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 27 (ANI): After remaining shut for three months, schools reopened in violence-hit Kashmir Valley on Monday.The state government had on Sunday directed staff at schools to be present in their ... Read more...

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All-party team leaves behind hope, fear in Jammu-Kashmir (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 22 (IANS) The all-party delegation led by union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday wiund up its three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir and returned to New Delhi from here, ... Read more...

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Nawaz says it’s right time to resolve Kashmir issue, urges other nations to chip in


September 18th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 18 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, declaring that the time to resolve the Kashmir imbroglio in accordance with the aspirations of the Kashmiri people had arrived, ... Read more...

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Indefinite curfew imposed in Srinagar, FIR against Mirwaiz


September 12th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 11 (ANI): An indefinite curfew has been imposed in Srinagar and a case has been filed against All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq following Friday's violence and arson ... Read more...

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Hurriyat (G), Muslim league activists disturb Eid Nimaz at Hazaratbal Shrine


September 11th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 11 (ANI): Hurriyat (G) and Muslim league activists staged a protest march following Eid Nimaz at Hazaratbal Shrine here on Saturday and set fire to the Auqaf building housing the ... Read more...

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Mob attacks police post near Hazratbal in Srinagar


September 11th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 11 (ANI): Fresh violence erupted in Srinagar city on Saturday with a mob setting on fire a police barrack and damaging a vehicle of the police department outside the Harzratbal ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik, Umar Farooq deplore Kashmir Valley unrest


September 11th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 11 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Yasin Malik and All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) moderate faction chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq have deplored the ongoing unrest in the ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage ends in Kashmir


August 24th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) Defying all odds, more than 456,000 pilgrims prayed at the cave shrine of Lord Shiva in southern Kashmir during the Amarnath Yatra that ended Tuesday. The pilgrimage, which ... Read more...

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Curfew hits normal life in Jammu and Kashmir


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Aug 23 (ANI): Shops were shut and police personnel patrolled the streets as curfew continued affecting normal life in Srinagar on Monday.Curfew was imposed after the All Parties Hurriyat ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in tense Kashmir Valley


August 21st, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 21 (ANI): Authorities here imposed curfew in most parts of the Kashmir Valley on Saturday, following which, all the shops closed down and streets were left deserted.Curfew was imposed in ... Read more...

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Martyrs Day: Curfew reimposed in Sopore, Batamaloo areas of Srinagar


July 13th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 13 (ANI): Curfew was reimposed in the Sopore and Batamaloo areas of Srinagar on Tuesday to prevent the surfacing of untoward incidents on the occasion of Martyrs Day.Life in the ... Read more...

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Kashmir problem is core issue between India, Pakistan: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq


July 11th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 11 (ANI): All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) moderate faction chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq led a massive protest in Srinagar on Saturday, and reiterated that the Kashmir problem is the core ... Read more...

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Kashmir should be core issue of talks between India and Pak: Mirwaiz Farooq


July 4th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 4 (ANI): All Parties Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that the issue of Kashmir should be the focus of the upcoming talks between India and Pakistan. ... Read more...

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Hurriyat Conference to observe Jammu and Kashmir shutdown on Monday


June 20th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 20 (ANI): Both factions of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) have given a call to observe shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday to protest against the killing of ... Read more...

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Mirwaiz Umar Farooq rules out talks with centre during PM’s visit


June 1st, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 1 (ANI): All Parties Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq hasruled out A resumption of talks with the Central Government, saying that "genocide of Kashmiris and dialogue can't go ... Read more...

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APHC protests death sentence to Kashmiris in 1996 bomb blast case


April 24th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, April 24 (ANI): Activists of All Parties Hurriyat Conference staged a protest here on Saturday against a court verdict that recently pronounced death sentence on three convicts, including two Kashmiris, in ... Read more...

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New army chief to visit Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday


April 19th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 19 (IANS) New Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh will visit Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday for the first time since assuming office. Singh will visit all the three major regions of ... Read more...

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Kashmir observes shutdown in protest against conviction of six Kashmiris


April 13th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 13 (ANI): The hardliner faction of the Hurriyat Conference which is led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani spearheaded a shutdown in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday in protest against the ... Read more...

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Hurriyat rejects controversial J-K Inter-District Recruitment Bill


April 10th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar,Apr 10 (ANI): Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, leader of moderate faction of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), has rejected the controversial Inter-District Recruitment Bill.On Friday, the Jammu and Kashmir State Assembly ... Read more...

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Geelani’s dialogue proposal to resolve Kashmir issue hailed


March 6th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 6 (ANI): Senior Hurriyat leader Moulvi Abass Ansari on Saturday welcomed the separatist All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani's support to dialogue as the mode to resolve ... Read more...

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Resumed Indo-Pak talks hailed by Kashmiris, Hurriyat Conference


February 13th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Feb. 13 (ANI): The resumed dialogue between India and Pakistan has been hailed by locals in Jammu and Kashmir and separatist Hurriyat Conference.India and Pakistan will resume foreign secretary-level talks in ... Read more...

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Tight security in Srinagar ahead of R-Day


January 25th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 25 (IANS) Security forces have been deployed at the Bakshi stadium here, the venue for the Republic Day parade Tuesday, and roads leading to it have been barricaded to thwart ... Read more...

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