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Separatists placed under house arrest in J&K, life partially affected

Separatists placed under house arrest in J&K, life partially affected

"Geelani and the Mirwaiz have been placed under house arrest as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order," a police official said.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq taken into custody for taking out protest march Srinagar

Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was today taken into custody after he defied the curfew order and tried to take out a march from his residence to offer Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar.

Kashmir delegation Yashwant Sinha's personal initiative, says BJP

Distancing itself from the delegation led by senior party leader Yashwant Sinha that met separatist leaders in Kashmir on Tuesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said it was Sinha's personal initiative and the party had nothing to do with it.

Separatists leaders Geelani, Mirwaiz detained ahead of proposed protest march

Authorities on Friday scuttled plans of separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to take out a march here as both were detained just when they tried to leave their residences where they are under house arrest.

Any talks on Kashmir must include Pakistan: Hurriyat Conference's Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Any talks on Kashmir must include Pakistan: Hurriyat Conference's Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday said any proposed talks on Jammu and Kashmir should involve all stakeholders including Pakistan.

Illegal constructions around Dal Lake: Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq warns of strict action

Moderate Hurriyat Conference headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Tuesday warned those indulging in illegal constructions in and around Dal Lake here under the garb of ongoing unrest to stop their activities immediately.

Mehbooba Mufti's rhetoric against separatists: Do you want to create Afghanistan-like situation in Kashmir – Watch video

Mehbooba Mufti's rhetoric against separatists: Do you want to create Afghanistan-like situation in Kashmir – Watch video

Curfew and restrictions continued in the Kashmir Valley, which remained shut for the 25th consecutive day.

Kashmiri separatist leaders arrested ahead of march to Jamia Masjid

Police Friday arrested separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq as they tried to march from their residences to historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of the city.

Dozens injured in fresh protests as police foil separatist march in Kashmir

Dozens injured in fresh protests as police foil separatist march in Kashmir

Dozens were injured in fresh protests in the Kashmir Valley on Monday as people defied curfew to march to Anantnag in a more volatile region in response to a call by separatists.

Separatist leaders ask PDP MLAs to abandon Mehbooba Mufti

Separatist groups, which are spearheading the protests in the Kashmir valley, asked ruling PDP MLAs to "abandon" Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.

Kashmir government makes secret contact with separatists

Kashmir government makes secret contact with separatists

Apprehensive that the ongoing violent unrest may prolong - as in 2008 and 2010, the Jammu and Kashmir government has quietly reached out to separatists, seeking their help to calm anger on the streets following the killing of a top Hizbul Mujahideen commander, informed sources said on Friday.

Kashmir unrest: Geelani, Mirwaiz arrested, released; strike called by separatists extended

Kashmir unrest: Geelani, Mirwaiz arrested, released; strike called by separatists extended

Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was arrested on Wednesday for trying to defying curfew orders and offers special prayers for those who were killed in 1931 to free Kashmir from the Dogra rulers.

ISIS flags, 'jeeve jeeve Pakistan' slogans raised at Mirwaiz Farooq's protest march against Pandits, Sainik colonies in J&K

ISIS flags, 'jeeve jeeve Pakistan' slogans raised at Mirwaiz Farooq's protest march against Pandits, Sainik colonies in J&K

The Bharatiya Janata Party has favoured setting up of Sainik Colony in Kashmir.

Sainik Colony row: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti's U-turn – Separatists Geelani, Farooq freed

Sainik Colony row: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti's U-turn – Separatists Geelani, Farooq freed

Ignoring the opposition from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday retracted her decision to put separatists leaders, Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest to prevent them from holding a protest rally against the proposal to set up a Sainik Colony in Kashmir.

Separatists Geelani, Farooq under house arrest to prevent rally opposing Sainik colony issue in J&K

Separatists Geelani, Farooq under house arrest to prevent rally opposing Sainik colony issue in J&K

Separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq were put under house arrest on Sunday ahead of their meeting on the Sainik colony issue.

Kashmiri separatists join hands to 'campaign' against Pandit townships

The two factions of Hurriyat Conference said a sit-in protest will be held to "create awareness about anti-Kashmir plans" of PDP-BJP coalition govt.

Separatist leaders in Kashmir join hands against colonies for Pandits

Separatist leaders in Kashmir join hands against colonies for Pandits

It is for the first time since 2008 that the Kashmiri separatists, who are ideologically and politically divided, have joined hands.

Pakistan does not invite Hurriyat for the first time in two decades

Pakistan does not invite Hurriyat for the first time in two decades

Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry met his Indian counterpart S. Jaishankar in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Hurriyat opposes move to provide accommodation to homeless

 Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led moderate faction of separatist Hurriyat Conference today accused the Centre of changing the Muslim-majority status of Jammu and Kashmir by setting up accommodations for homeless people from outside the state in various districts under the National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM).

Hurriyat wants OIC to take up rights issue with India

Hurriyat wants OIC to take up rights issue with India

He also asked the OIC to involve itself in finding an "honourable and lasting solution to the pending Kashmir issue”.