Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq put under house arrest
Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq put under house arrest

Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was put under under house arrest on Wednesday to prevent him from attending a rally proposed for Thursday to commemorate the death anniversary of his father, who was assassinated in 1990.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq put under house arrest

Authorities Wednesday place Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest to prevent him from attending a rally proposed for tomorrow to commemorate the death anniversary of his father, who was assassinated in 1990.

Waving of Pak flags mocking India's unity, sovereignty: Manish Tewari

Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday said that the frequency with which Pakistani flags are being waved in India is virtually mocking the unity and sovereignty of the country. 

Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's supporters wave Pak flags, slogans at rally
Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's supporters wave Pak flags, slogans at rally

Supporters of Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq reportedly raised Pakistani flags and raised pro-Pakistani slogans at a rally in the old city area of Srinagar on Wednesday.

Hurriyat's Mirwaiz placed under house arrest

Authorities Saturday placed several separatists, including moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, under house arrest even as a strike called by hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani over killing of two youths in an army operation earlier this week evoked a partial response in some parts of Kashmir.

Muslim scholars call for return of Kashmiri Pandits to Valley

A group of Muslim scholars headed by Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Wednesday said the return of Kashmiri Pandits to Valley was a humanitarian issue and they were welcome to their native places.

Second rung leaders quit moderate Hurriyat

 A group of second rung leaders has quit the moderate Hurriyat Conference saying their concerns about the amalgam's functioning were not being addressed.

Include separatists in Kashmir dialogue: Moderate Hurriyat

 Days after the Centre rejected any third party involvement on Kashmir, moderate Hurriyat Conference on Friday announced a campaign to press for inclusion of the separatists in the dialogue process.

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.

Trying to help India, Pakistan: Kashmiri separatist leaders

Justifying their consultations with Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit here, Kashmiri separatist leaders on Monday said they were trying to assist India and Pakistan in resolving the "complex" issue of Kashmir which needed a political approach.

Pakistan keen to settle Kashmir issue: Abdul Basit

Calling for a "new era of peace and stability", Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Basit said on Monday that his country was "keen" to settle the Jammu and Kashmir dispute with India through dialogue.

No place for third party in Indo-Pak talks: Govt on Hurriyat
No place for third party in Indo-Pak talks: Govt on Hurriyat

India on Monday vociferously responded to allegations of not having objections to the Hurriyat being invited for Pakistan Day celebrations, declaring that there is no place for a third party in talks between New Delhi and Islamabad.

Kashmiris are not cattle, must have stake in Indo-Pak talks: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday expressed his disappointment on being denied a legitimate stake in India-Pakistan dialogues, accusing India of treating the people of Kashmir as 'cattle'.

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.

No scope for any third party involvement in Indo-Pak dialogue: MEA on Hurriyat

India on Friday reiterated its stance that it was committed to resolving all issues with Pakistan through dialogue.

Hurriyat team to attend Pakistan day function in New Delhi

Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq will lead a high-level delegation of the amalgam to attend the Pakistan day function in New Delhi next week.

Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit to meet Hurriyat leader on Sunday
Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit to meet Hurriyat leader on Sunday

Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit will meet moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq in Delhi on Sunday and is expected to discuss ongoing efforts to bring back on track the stalled Indo-Pak dialogue process.

Responsibility of women to make decency compulsory part of lives: Mirwaiz

 Moderate Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today made potentially controversial remarks about safety of women, putting the onus on them to "make decency a compulsory part" of their lives for a better society.

Talks only way forward to resolve Indo-Pak issues: Hurriyat Conference

Talks are the only way forward for resolving all the outstanding issues between India and Pakistan including Kashmir, moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference on Friday said.