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Senior journalist George Joseph passes away (Second Lead) (With Images)


February 27th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) George Joseph, political editor of IANS, died early Monday following cardiac arrest. He was 57.Joseph was rushed to Fortis Hospital in Noida early Sunday ... 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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Geelani prevented from visiting south Kashmir


May 13th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 13 (IANS) Senior hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani was Friday restricted by the authorities from moving out of his uptown Hyderpora residence following an order by the ... Read more...

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Dogra certificate order to be rescinded in Kashmir


April 28th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 28 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday decided to rescind its March 27 order offering certificates to the residents of Jammu region for getting relaxation in ... Read more...

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Paramilitary recruitment rules’ relaxation now for entire Jammu and Kashmir


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The government Friday extended to the whole of Jammu and Kashmir the relaxation in rules for recruitment of personnel to central paramilitary forces (CPMFs) following ... 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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India should make suitable environment for addressing Kashmir issue: Shabir Shah


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadSrinagar, Feb 23 (ANI): Senior separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah on Wednesday said the Indian Government needs to create a suitable atmosphere before addressing the Kashmir issue.Addressing a news conference ... Read more...

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Kashmir Interlocutors to present document on political settlement in two weeks


February 23rd, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu Feb.23 (ANI): Veteran journalist Dileep Padgaonkar, who is heading the team of interlocutors appointed by the Central Government, today said that a document containing the contours of ... 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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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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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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Social activist files police complaint against Geelani, Arundhati Roy


October 29th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Social activist Sunil Pandit lodged a police complaint at the Tilak Marg Police Station here on Friday against Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and writer ... Read more...

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Curfew clamped in parts of Kashmir Valley


October 29th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 29 (ANI): Curfew was imposed in some areas of Srinagar and parts of Kupwara and Banidpora Districts as authorities apprehended protests after Friday prayers.Curfew has been clamped in Rainawari, ... Read more...

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Media should stop paying attention to persons like Arundhati: Congress


October 26th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.26 (ANI): Congress party on Tuesday urged the media to avoid giving unwanted attention to individuals like novelist Arundhati Roy who do not represent the national voice.Talking to reporters ... 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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Four injured as troops open fire on protestors in Shopian


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Shopian, Oct 3 (ANI): At least four persons were injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian District on Sunday, when the security forces allegedly opened fire on protesters.It has been reported that the ... Read more...

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Govt., media trying to portray J-K agitation as a crusade against education: Geelani


September 29th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 29 (ANI): Chairman of the Hurriyat (G), Syed Ali Shah Geelani has came down hard on Union Home Minister, P. Chidambaram, saying that the Central Government and its biased ... Read more...

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Nothing will come out from All Party Meet: Geelani


September 15th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 15 (ANI): While an all party meet was organised in the national capital on Wednesday afternoon, Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani declared nothing could concrete could come ... Read more...

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Is this the Eid that Kashmir wants?


September 7th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.7 (ANI): A few days left for Eid and Srinagar is like a ghost town. It is the holy month of Ramadan and in normal course, the bazaars should have ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in parts of Kashmir Valley


August 30th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 30 (ANI): Curfew remained clamped in parts of the Kashmir Valley in view of a shutdown call given by the separatists.The hardline faction of Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali ... Read more...

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Hurriyat leader Geelani leads mass protest in Srinagar


August 27th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadSrinagar, Aug 27 (ANI): Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani led a demonstration in Srinagar's Hyderpora locality in protest against the killing of youths in the Kashmir Valley. ... Read more...

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Curfew clamped in Srinagar, restrictions imposed in three towns


August 25th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug.25 (ANI): Curfew has been clamped in some parts of Srinagar and restrictions imposed in Bijbehara, Anantnag and Budgam towns following protests and a strike called by the separatists in the ... Read more...

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Kashmir violence: Curfew in force as separatists plan protests


August 10th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 10 (ANI): Curfew was in force in Kashmir Valley on Tuesday as a precautionary measure following the separatists' protest plan.The hardline faction of Hurriyat Conference headed by Syed Ali ... Read more...

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Important to win hearts and minds of Kashmiris: Chidambaram (Lead)


August 6th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Friday it was important to win the hearts and minds of people of Jammu and Kashmir and the government was committed ... Read more...

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Government willing to restart quiet dialogue in Kashmir: Chidambaram


August 6th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Friday the government was committed to reactivating the political process in Jammu and Kashmir and would be "very happy" if hardline ... Read more...

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Azad unimpressed by Geelani’s peace call


August 6th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Central minister and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad is not impressed by hardline separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani's call for peace in Kashmir ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed as injury toll in Kashmir uses to 20


July 30th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadSrinagar, July 30 (ANI): With the injury toll in the Kashmir Valley rising to 20 according to latest television reports, the State Government has imposed a curfew in some sensitive ... Read more...

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Hurriyat activist arrested for instigating violence in Kashmir


July 9th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 9 (ANI): Shabir Ahmed Wani, district President of Hurriyat conference, accused of trying to instigate more violence in Kashmir Valley, was arrested on Friday.Police arrested Wani from Narbal-Magam road after ... Read more...

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Geelani wants reduction in duration of Amarnath yatra


June 19th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 19 (ANI): Leader of the hardline faction of the All Party Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani has demanded a reduction in the duration of the annual pilgrimage to Amarnath ... Read more...

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Geelani calls for shutdown in J-K over PM’s visit


June 4th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 4 (ANI): All Party Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has called for a complete shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir to protest against the proposed visit of ... Read more...

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Kashmir separatists set up panel on protests


April 27th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 27 (IANS) Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, Tuesday announced a two-member committee to work out a common protest programme in consultation with other separatist leaders. "A two-member ... 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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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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Govt. ready for talks with all in J-K for peace, development and solution of the issue: PM


October 28th, 2009 - 11:23 pm ICT by ANI
Anantnag (J-K), Oct.27 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said he is ready to hold talks with all sections of society in Jammu and Kashmir to find a political and ... Read more...

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