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Shutdown hits life in Kashmir


September 4th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 4 (IANS) Life in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir valley was partially affected due to a shutdown call by separatists Tuesday.Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali ... Read more...

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Russia’s Chechnya, Ingushetia involved in land grabbing row


August 27th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Southwestern Russia's Chechnya region will ask federal authorities to demarcate an administrative border between Chechnya and Ingushetia, saying its lands are being seized.The issue was ... Read more...

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No plans to construct motorable road to Amarnath shrine: Kashmir


August 19th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has no plans to construct a motorable road to the Himalayan cave shrine of Amarnath, a minister said Sunday.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Jethmalani to challenge Geelani’s house arrest


August 4th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Former union law minister and senior counsel Ram Jethmalani has decided to challenge in the Supreme Court the continued house arrest of separatist leader Syed Ali ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown mars life in Kashmir


July 28th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Life was adversely affected here and in other major towns of the valley Saturday following a shutdown called by the separatists to protest the killing of ... Read more...

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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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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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Seven CRPF troopers wounded in Srinagar militant attack


May 30th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 30 (IANS) Seven Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were injured in a militant attack in the old city of Srinagar Wednesday morning.A senior police officer said heavily-armed ... 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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Clash at Hurriyat seminar in Kashmir


May 20th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 20 (IANS) Rival groups of supporters clashed Sunday during a seminar organised here by the moderate faction of Jammu and Kashmir's separatist Hurriyat group.Supporters of the Mirwaiz ... 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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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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Trial of Geelani’s aide begins


April 17th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court Tuesday began the trial of Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, a suspected aide of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, ... Read more...

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Geelani aide moves high court for dropping of charges


April 16th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, suspected aide of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Monday moved Delhi High Court against the trial court order of framing ... Read more...

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From Hizbul spokesman to Kashmir’s anti-drug campaigner


April 8th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) He was once among the most wanted separatist guerrillas of the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terror outfit in Jammu and Kashmir. But today Abdul Khaliq Dar alias ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown hits life in Kashmir Valley (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 7 (IANS) Life here and elsewhere in the Kashmir Valley was hit Saturday by a shutdown called by separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani against the conviction of Kashmiri ... Read more...

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Stone-pelting mob clashes with police in Baramulla


April 6th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 6 (IANS) Police clashed with a mob of stone-pelters after Friday prayers in the North Kashmir town of Baramulla, 54 km from here, forcing the closure of businesses ... Read more...

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‘Economic empowerment imperative for political empowerment’


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 2 (IANS) Economic empowerment is an imperative and once this hapens, political empowerment will follow, separatist leader and People's Conference chairman Sajad Lone said Monday.Justifying his decision to ... Read more...

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Rumours on Geelani’s health during a mock drill


March 30th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 30 (IANS) Rumours did the rounds in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Friday about the health of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani following a security drill ... Read more...

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Syed Ali Shah Geelani heckled at seminar in Delhi


March 26th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Prominent Jammu and Kashmir separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was heckled at a seminar in north Delhi by Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists, ... Read more...

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Geelani questioned by police


March 7th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was Wednesday questioned here for recommending a Pakistani visa for a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist arrested for allegedly plotting ... Read more...

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Four to stand trial for funding Kashmir terror (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday framed charges against Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, suspected aide of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and three others for alleged ... 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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What if India, Pakistan freeze Kashmir issue?


February 29th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 29 (IANS) Have India and Pakistan decided to freeze the Kashmir dispute for 10 years and move ahead on improving relations with each other? A hot debate is ... Read more...

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Criticism of fatwa on priests ‘unfortunate’: Kashmir Mufti


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 2 (IANS) While not naming separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, Kashmir's grand Mufti Thursday said it was "unfortunate and intriguing" that some Muslims had criticised the fatwa seeking ... 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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Omar hopes Anna calls off fasts permanently


December 29th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 29 (IANS) Accusing Anna Hazare of directing his agitation against the Congress, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said he hoped the activist calls off ... Read more...

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Srinagar markets closed to protest shopkeeper’s murder


December 15th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 15 (IANS) Shops in some old city areas of Srinagar remained shut Thursday in protest against the murder of a local shopkeeper who was beaten by hooligans here ... Read more...

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ISI agent Fai pleads guilty in US lobbying case


December 8th, 2011 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) A US-based Kashmiri separatist leader, accused of aiding a "decades-long" operation by Pakistan's spy agency to influence US policy on Kashmir by funnelling money to members ... 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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ISI agent Fai to plead guilty in US lobbying case


December 7th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai, the US based Kashmiri separatist leader accused of aiding a "decades-long" operation by Pakistan's spy agency to influence US policy on Kashmir ... Read more...

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Separatists’ strike affects life in Kashmir


November 25th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) Life in Kashmir Valley was Friday affected by a protest shutdown called by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani against political detentions.Many shops, businesses and schools ... Read more...

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Protests in Srinagar over Facebook posts


November 18th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) Post Friday prayer protests erupted in some parts of Srinagar against alleged blasphemous posts on social networking site Facebook.A group of people carrying placards bearing ... 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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Four attacks injure four in Kashmir


October 25th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 25 (IANS) Four security personnel were injured Tuesday in four attacks by separatist guerrillas in a sudden spurt in violence in Jammu and Kashmir. Militants targeted the state ... Read more...

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