Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Back of armed militancy broken, time ripe for political initiative in Kashmir: Army general

Back of armed militancy broken, time ripe for political initiative in Kashmir: Army general

One of the biggest problems that security forces and the government is facing is the radicalization and alienation of the younger, school going generation.

Sep 27, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
Restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar ahead of separatists sit-in outside NIA headquarters

Restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar ahead of separatists sit-in outside NIA headquarters

Authorities on Saturday imposed restrictions in parts of the city here to maintain law and order in the wake of apprehensions of trouble as the separatists had announced to hold a sit-in outside the NIA headquarters in Delhi.

Sep 09, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

Yasin Malik arrested, Mirwaiz put under house arrest

Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani is under house arrest for the past several years now.

Sep 07, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
Terror funding case: NIA conducts raids in Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi

Terror funding case: NIA conducts raids in Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted searches at 11 locations in Jammu and Kashmir and the national capital in connection with its ongoing probe into

Sep 06, 2017, 08:39 AM IST
Killing militants won't resolve Kashmir problem: Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Killing militants won't resolve Kashmir problem: Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

The leader of the moderate wing of the Hurriyat Conference said the people of Jammu and Kashmir were waiting for a final resolution of their political problem which alone, he added, will end their suffering.

 

Aug 18, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
J&K terror funding: Arrested Hurriyat leaders laundered money to create unrest in Valley, NIA tells court

J&K terror funding: Arrested Hurriyat leaders laundered money to create unrest in Valley, NIA tells court

A Delhi court sent all seven Hurriyat leaders, who were arrested on Monday on terror funding charges, to the 10-day custody of National Investigation Agency (NIA). 

Jul 25, 2017, 16:54 PM IST
DSP Ayub Pandith lynching: Main accused killed in encounter, 20 other arrested, informs IG Kashmir

DSP Ayub Pandith lynching: Main accused killed in encounter, 20 other arrested, informs IG Kashmir

Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Sajid Ahmad Gilkar, who played a key role in instigating the mob to lynch DSP Ayub Pandith, was killed by security forces in Budgam district on July 12, the Jammu and Kashmir Police confirmed on Monday.

Jul 24, 2017, 11:36 AM IST

J&K: Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz detained after trying to march towards martyrs’ graveyard

The police on Thursday detained moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq as he tried to lead his supporters towards the martyrs' graveyard in the Naqshband Sahib area of the city, officials said.

Jul 13, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Separatists hail Kashmiris for denouncing attack on Amarnath pilgrims

The killing has sparked an outrage in Kashmir, with most people dismissing denouncing the attack on pilgrims.

Jul 12, 2017, 21:29 PM IST
Terror funding probe: NIA issues notices to mosque, school linked to Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Terror funding probe: NIA issues notices to mosque, school linked to Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

The NIA, which is probing the terror funding case involving the separatist leaders of J&K, has issued notices to Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid mosque and the Islamia School, both linked to Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. 

Jul 10, 2017, 09:44 AM IST

Ahead of Burhan Wani death anniversary, Rajanth Singh reviews Kashmir situation

Minister of State Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir, Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, Inspector General of National Security Guard (NSG) and other senior officers were also present in the meeting.

Jul 06, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
J&K police downgrades security of separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

J&K police downgrades security of separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

The Mirwaiz was accorded 'Z' category security cover after Hizbul Mujahideen militants shot dead his father, Mirwaiz Molvi Mohammad Farooq, at his residence in 1990.

Jul 05, 2017, 20:46 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq placed under house arrest

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was on Friday placed under house arrest as he was heading towards Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of the city for the Friday prayers.

Jun 30, 2017, 16:06 PM IST

Restrictions in parts of Srinagar against separatists' protest

Restrictions have been imposed in five police stations in downtown (old city) areas of Srinagar the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

Jun 30, 2017, 11:30 AM IST
After Eid prayers, clashes break out between security forces, stone pelters in Kashmir Valley; 10 protesters injured

After Eid prayers, clashes break out between security forces, stone pelters in Kashmir Valley; 10 protesters injured

Clashes broke out on Monday between the security forces and stone pelters at several places in the Kashmir Valley after Eid prayers. 

Jun 26, 2017, 19:20 PM IST
Subramanian Swamy says security cover given to Mirwaiz Umar Farooq should be revoked

Subramanian Swamy says security cover given to Mirwaiz Umar Farooq should be revoked

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday questioned the need for providing security to Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

Jun 23, 2017, 21:34 PM IST
Pack your bags and go to Pakistan: Gautam Gambhir's stern advice for Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Pack your bags and go to Pakistan: Gautam Gambhir's stern advice for Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Gambhir's tweet came after Farooq congratulated the Pakistan Cricket Team on their victory over Team India in the ICC Champions Trophy final held on Sunday.

Jun 19, 2017, 11:30 AM IST

PDP targets Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, says Kashmiris aspire to become Indian cricketers

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday asserted that more attention should be given to Kashmiris who support and aspire to become Indian cricketers rather than to separatists like Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

Jun 15, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz cheers for Pakistan after Champions Trophy win over England

Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz cheers for Pakistan after Champions Trophy win over England

 Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was seen cheering for the Pakistan Cricket Team after defeated England in the first semi-final match of the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy and secured its place in the finals.

Jun 15, 2017, 09:14 AM IST

Separatist strike, restrictions disrupt life in Kashmir

Schools and colleges were closed across the Valley as were business establishments and shops in many places, officials said.

Jun 09, 2017, 12:33 PM IST