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Hurriyat puppet of Pakistan, India friend of Kashmiris: Governor

Srinagar: In a major snub to the separatist leadership, J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday ruled out any dialogue with the Hurriyat Conference until they separate themselves from Pakistan. Mocking the pro-freedom amalgam, Malik said that Hurriyat leaders can’t even go to the toilet without seeking permission from Pakistan. “I met Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba […]

Ex-Mirwaiz south Kashmir, Hurriyat leader slapped with PSA

Srinagar: Former Mirwaiz south Kashmir Qazi Yasir and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader Aashiq Hussain Narchoor have been slapped with Public Safety Act (PSA) and shifted to a jail in Jammu region. Qazi Yasir, who was seen in a purported obscene video, was booked under PSA and shifted to Hira Nagar jail in the Jammu region, official sources […]

Sopore shuts against Hurriyat activist’s killing

A complete shutdown is being observed in north Kashmir’s Sopore area on Friday against the killing of a Hurriyat Conference (G) activist in the town. Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) member Hakim-ul-Rahman was killed by unidentified gunmen near his house in Bomai area of Sopore on Sep 8. Hakim was affiliated with the group led by Syed Ali […]

Sehrai, Malik visit slain Hurriyat activist’s home in Sopore

Hurriyat Chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Monday visited Bomai village here to express solidarity with the slain Hurriyat activist bereaved family. The Hurriyat activist Hakeem-Ur-Rehman, 45, resident of Bomai village & a member of Hurriyat (G) was shot dead by some unknown gunmen two days […]

Kashmir journalists’ fraternity demands release of detained colleague

The Kashmir Working Journalists Association (KWJA) and Kashmir Journalist Association (KJA) on Saturday demanded the immediate release of a Srinagar-based journalist Asif Sultan. Asif Sultan. They said Sultan has been under ‘illegal detention’ at Police Station Batamaloo for the last six days. “We demand his immediate release from illegal custody, and action against police officials […]

Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani resigns

Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Monday has resigned as the chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat. Senior Hurriyat leader Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai replaced Geelani as the chairman of the party. “The Tehreek-e-Hurriyat led by Syed Ali Geelani today held a meeting at its office in Srinagar and elected senior member Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai as the party chairman,” said a spokesperson. Geelani has been viewed […]