Major shift in Modi govt’s stand on Hurriyat leaders as VK Singh says ‘they are citizens of India’?

Major shift in Modi govt’s stand on Hurriyat leaders as VK Singh says ‘they are citizens of India’?

Along with the People's Democratic Party, Bharatiya Janata Party recently came to power in the Valley.

Underworld don Ravi Pujari threatens to kill hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani

Underworld don Ravi Pujari threatens to kill hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani

Pujari has allegedly called on the landline number of Hurriyat office in Srinagar's Hyderpura area and threatened to kill its chief, a Pakistani newspaper reported.

Upset with growing Indo-Pak bonhomie, Hurriyat leaders rush to Pak embassy

Upset with growing Indo-Pak bonhomie, Hurriyat leaders rush to Pak embassy

A delegation of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference met Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit in the national capital to pitch for the inclusion of the contentious Kashmir issue whenever talks between the countries take place.

Ahead of PM Modi's US visit, Hurriyat hawk Geelani's passport suspended

The passport of Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani has been suspended to preempt him from flying to New York for an event where he was likely to have spoken against India, official sources said on Tuesday.

Geelani shouldn't have been issued passport at this juncture: Congress

Congress leader Pramod Tiwari on Wednesday said a passport should not have been issued to Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani at this juncture.

Protests erupt after Eid prayers in Kashmir

Protests erupted at some places in the Kashmir Valley on Saturday after the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers ended.

Geelani rejects Pak High Commission's invite for Eid Milan

Geelani rejects Pak High Commission's invite for Eid Milan

 In a surprise move, hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has decided against attending the Eid Milan being hosted by the Pakistan High Commission here on July 21 over the Kashmir issue being “ignored” at Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's meeting with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Russia last week.

Syed Ali Shah Geelani declares he is just Indian for passport, not by birth

Syed Ali Shah Geelani declares he is just Indian for passport, not by birth

Separatist Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Friday said he was not an Indian by birth.

General VK Singh should quit instead of expressing disgust: Manish Tewari

General VK Singh should quit instead of expressing disgust: Manish Tewari

A day after Minister of State for External Affairs General (retd) VK Singh attended the Pakistan Day function here on Monday, Congress on Tuesday said other minister in the past had refused to attend such events.

PM Modi writes to Nawaz Sharif, calls for Indo-Pak bilateral dialogue in terror free atmosphere

PM Modi writes to Nawaz Sharif, calls for Indo-Pak bilateral dialogue in terror free atmosphere

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended greetings to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the occasion of 'Pakistan National Day'.

India does not require any interlocutor to talk to 'terror exporter' Pakistan: Congress

In a sharp reaction over Hurriyat's demand that there should be an interlocutor in the dialogue process between India and Pakistan, senior Congress leader Manish Tewari said on Sunday that 'India does not require any interlocutor to talk to Pakistan'.

Ahead of Pakistan Day, Mirwaiz meets Basit, says want to act as bridge between India-Pak​

Ahead of Pakistan Day, Mirwaiz meets Basit, says want to act as bridge between India-Pak​

Ahead of attending the Pakistan Day function here tomorrow, moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said on Sunday that the faction wants to lend complete support towards any dialogue between India and Pakistan.

VHP leader Praveen Togadia demands re-arrest of Masarat Alam

VHP leader Praveen Togadia on Sunday lashed out at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed for releasing Masarat Alam, accusing him of toeing pro-Pakistan line and demanded re-arrest of the hardline separatist leader.

Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam's release: Home Ministry seeks report from J&K govt

Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam's release: Home Ministry seeks report from J&K govt

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sought a report from the Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday, on release of hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam, accused of masterminding the street violence that rocked the Valley in 2010 which resulted in death of over 100 people.

Nitish asks BJP to make its stand clear on Masarat Alam's release

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday sought an explanation from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is a part of the coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, over the release of separatist leader Masarat Alam.

Strains in PDP-BJP government over release of separatist leader Masarat Alam

Strains in PDP-BJP government over release of separatist leader Masarat Alam

Strains showed up on Sunday in the week-old PDP-BJP coalition government over the release of hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam, with the saffron party slamming the "unilateral" decision and warning that such things would not be tolerated.

`India-Pak reunification only solution to Kashmir`

Press Council of India chairperson Justice Markandey Katju said that the only solution to Kashmir problem is reunification of India and Pakistan under a strong government.

Hurriyat appeals for maintaining peace in J&K

Hardline Hurriyat Conference made a fervent appeal to the people to maintain peace and brotherhood in the state in the wake of recent sectarian clashes in parts of Srinagar.