Mirwaiz Umer Farooq

Restrictions in Srinagar to thwart 'black day' protests

Authorities imposed restrictions in various areas here on Friday to prevent separatist-called protests to mark the Accession Day of Jammu and Kashmir to India.

Oct 27, 2017, 10:00 AM IST

Yasin Malik arrested ahead of NIA protest

Malik was released from Srinagar central jail on Friday.

Sep 09, 2017, 11:04 AM IST
Kashmiri separatist leaders to court arrest after NIA raids 11 places in Valley

Kashmiri separatist leaders to court arrest after NIA raids 11 places in Valley

Senior Kashmiri separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday said the NIA raids would not deter them and they would court arrest at the headquarters of the anti-terror agency on September 9.

Sep 06, 2017, 19:32 PM IST

Hurriyat calls for shutdown in Kashmir Valley over leaders' arrest

Hurriyat leadership has called for a shutdown in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday.

Jul 24, 2017, 18:20 PM IST
Terror funding in Kashmir: Son-in-law of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, 6 other separatist leaders arrested by NIA

Terror funding in Kashmir: Son-in-law of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, 6 other separatist leaders arrested by NIA

National Investigating Agency (NIA) has arrested seven Kashmiri separatist leaders, including son-in-law of separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani, for allegedly funding terror groups in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jul 24, 2017, 14:27 PM IST

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist protests

Srinagar District Magistrate Farooq Ahmad Lone said restrictions under section 144 CrPc were imposed in areas falling under the jurisdiction of seven police stations -- Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R.Gunj, Safa Kadal, Maisuma and Ram Munshibagh.

Jul 21, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

Curfew-like restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar

Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir imposed restrictions in parts of the city on Friday to scuttle separatist-called protests.

Jul 14, 2017, 10:27 AM IST
J&K police halves security of separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq from 16 to 8 personnel

J&K police halves security of separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq from 16 to 8 personnel

Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday downgraded the security cover given to senior separatist leader, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq.

Jul 05, 2017, 23:12 PM IST
Restrictions imposed in Srinagar to prevent protests called by separatists

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar to prevent protests called by separatists

The authorities in Jammu and Kashmir imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Sunday to prevent separatist-called protests.

Jul 02, 2017, 10:35 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir: Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir: Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar

A spokesman of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front said Yasin ​Malik was arrested from his residence in Maisuma area.

Jun 24, 2017, 10:41 AM IST

Senior separatist leader Mirwaiz calls officer's lynching 'brutal act'

"Deeply disturbed and condemn the brutal act at Nowhatta," the Mirwaiz tweeted about the Thursday killing of Deputy Superintendent of Police Muhammad Ayub Pandit outside Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area.

Jun 23, 2017, 15:05 PM IST

Mirwaiz put under house arrest in Srinagar

 Authorities on Tuesday put Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq along with his secretary advocate Shahid-ul-Islam under house arrest in Srinagar, police said.

Jun 13, 2017, 13:36 PM IST

Separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik arrested

Police on Thursday arrested separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik here after they tried to stage a protest.

Mar 16, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

Separatists put under house arrest in Srinagar

Mirwaiz Umer was scheduled to lead a protest march after the Friday prayers in the Nowhatta area of old city Srinagar.

Mar 10, 2017, 12:05 PM IST
Curfew imposed in parts of Srinagar to prevent protest march called by separatists

Curfew imposed in parts of Srinagar to prevent protest march called by separatists

Authorities on Friday imposed curfew in parts of Srinagar to prevent a protest march called by the separatists, officials said.

Nov 11, 2016, 09:19 AM IST

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq in house arrest, Yasin Malik moved to jail

Ahead of Friday`s separatist called protest here, authorities on Thursday placed Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq under house arrest and arrested JKLF leader Muhammad Yasin Malik and shifted to jail.

Nov 10, 2016, 20:12 PM IST
Curfew in parts of Srinagar to prevent post-prayer protests

Curfew in parts of Srinagar to prevent post-prayer protests

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq has been placed under house arrest in his uptown Nigeen residence on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Oct 28, 2016, 09:24 AM IST
Kashmir Valley remains shut for 58th day

Kashmir Valley remains shut for 58th day

Authorities made heavy security deployment in Srinagar and other places of the Kashmir Valley Monday to maintain law and order.

Sep 05, 2016, 08:20 AM IST
Curfew, restrictions continue in Kashmir Valley for 51st day

Curfew, restrictions continue in Kashmir Valley for 51st day

Authorities on Sunday continued curfew and restrictions in Kashmir for the 51st consecutive day.

Aug 28, 2016, 09:27 AM IST
Curfew, shutdown continue for 43rd day in Kashmir, J&K govt employees asked to resume duties

Curfew, shutdown continue for 43rd day in Kashmir, J&K govt employees asked to resume duties

Authorities on Saturday continued curfew and shutdown for the 43rd consecutive day paralysing life across Kashmir.

Aug 20, 2016, 09:27 AM IST