BJP flayed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for his remarks over hanging of Afzal Guru, saying it was against "dignity and national integrity" and might put national interest at stake.
Curfew was on Saturday lifted from Kashmir Valley, a week after it was imposed following hanging of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru.
Partial shutdown was observed in several mountainous belts of Jammu region on Friday over hanging of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru.
The European Union has regretted the hanging of the Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, asking India to put a moratorium on executions.
PM Manmohan Singh has expressed his displeasure to Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde over the delay in informing Afzal Guru`s family about his hanging.
Hurriyat Conference`s moderate faction accused mainstream political parties in Jammu and Kashmir of "running with the hare and hunting with the hound".
The authorities on Tuesday relaxed curfew for three hours in five areas of Srinagar city, which largely remained unaffected from the protests against hanging of Parliament attack convict Mohammed Afzal Guru.
CPI on Monday attacked the government for "gross violations" of the law and procedures in the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and asked it to take urgent corrective measures.
Gilani was let off after some media persons assembled at the spot and protested his detention.
Traitors should be hanged, they do not belong to any religion, noted Pakistani actress Meera said here on the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
Afzal Guru`s belongings like books, clothes, spectacles and radio will be returned to his family by Tihar Jail authorities where Parliament attack convict was hanged in operation shrouded in secrecy.
The hanging of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru has nullified BJP`s tirade against the Congress and indicated that party was not soft on terror and did not appease minorities, said party leaders.
Hitting out at the opposition, Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Sunday said those questioning the timing of execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru were "frustrated".
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cancelled his visit to Tripura and Nagaland following Afzal Guru`s hanging Saturday, a Congress leader said.
Hailing the decision to hang parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan said Saturday that it was important to follow law and order.
Delhi University lecturer SAR Geelani, who was acquitted in the Parliament attack case, said Saturday that Afzal Guru`s family was not told about his hanging.
Security at the Kumbh Mela, where millions of Hindus and others have congregated, was further tightened as Afzal Guru, was hanged at the Tihar Jail in New Delhi.
Stressing that he wanted a quick end to his ordeal, parliament attack convict Afzal Guru had in 2008 doubted if the UPA government could ever reach a decision on his case.
Afzal Guru, the convict in 2001 Parliament attack in which nine persons were killed, was hanged and buried in Tihar jail on early Saturday.
Hurriyat leaders Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Syed Ali Shah Geelani have been placed under house arrest in Delhi.
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