Yechury, Owaisi meet Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz, Shabir Shah

Two members of the all-party delegation -- Sitaram Yechury and Asaduddin Owaisi -- on Sunday held a meeting with moderate Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq at the tourist resort here where he is being kept under detention.

Sep 04, 2016, 18:41 PM IST
Mirwaiz, Geelani meet Pak envoy Abdul Basit amid uproar over talks with 'separatists'

Mirwaiz, Geelani meet Pak envoy Abdul Basit amid uproar over talks with 'separatists'

According to Times Now, Hurriyat leaders such as Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq will join the discussions with Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit.

Mar 24, 2016, 11:57 AM IST

PDP leader sparks controversy, tells women to seek help from Hurriyat leader

A controversial video has surfaced in which a ruling PDP office bearer tells a group of women in distress to seek help from moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, saying the "people here have lost compassion".

May 24, 2015, 17:09 PM IST

Hurriyat Conference splits, parallel group formed

In a major jolt to moderate Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, four of its senior leaders today split from the amalgam to form a parallel group and vowed to take the ongoing struggle for right of self-determination to its logical conclusion.

Jan 18, 2014, 00:31 AM IST

Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat group heading for split?

After the Hurriyat`s 2002 split into the "hardliners" and "moderates" factions led by Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq respectively, the section led by the Mirwaiz Monday appeared headed for another split.

Jan 07, 2014, 01:04 AM IST

Mirwaiz gives strike call in J&K on June 25

The moderate faction of the outfit also called for a general strike against the visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Jun 21, 2013, 20:02 PM IST

Yasin Malik accuses Hurriyat leaders of amassing huge assets

Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik has stoked a controversy by accusing the leaders of moderate Hurriyat Conference of amassing huge assets in the name of "freedom movement".

Jun 04, 2013, 21:07 PM IST

Revocation of AFSPA vital to improve ground situation: Mirwaiz

The moderate Hurriyat Conference on Friday called for revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) and gradual withdrawal of troops from Jammu and Kashmir to improve ground situation.

Jan 25, 2013, 18:59 PM IST

People clash with police to protest Mirwaiz`s house arrest

Restrictions were placed on the movement of the Mirwaiz and three other executive members of Hurriyat Conference.

May 20, 2012, 19:46 PM IST

Mirwaiz demands complete demilitarisation of J&K

Lauding the announcement of partial revocation of AFSPA, Moderate Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq demanded complete demilitarisation.

Oct 21, 2011, 18:23 PM IST

Row over radio program featuring Mirwaiz

Authorities here have directed
a private FM station to take off the air a religious programme
in which moderate Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar
Farooq used to answer questions from the people about Islam.

Aug 18, 2011, 22:10 PM IST

Kashmiri separatist leaders under house arrest

The authorities Thursday imposed restrictions on the movement of senior separatist leaders in the J&K summer capital to scuttle a gathering at the Eidgah grounds.

Aug 11, 2011, 13:08 PM IST

Mirwaiz under house arrest in Kashmir

Restrictions have been imposed on Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq who was to address a Friday congregation at the historic Jamia Mosque here, with police saying no one would be allowed to disturb the peace in Srinagar.

Jun 03, 2011, 16:10 PM IST

Mirwaiz: Sincere efforts needed for resolving Kashmir issue

Chairman of moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Friday pressed for "sincere efforts" in finding a permanent solution to the
Kashmir issue and assured full support of his amalgam to such
an exercise.

May 27, 2011, 20:31 PM IST

J&K: Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz condemns restrictions

Condemning the restrictions imposed by J&K government in old city, moderate Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said force and repression were the only standard response of the administration to people`s aspirations.

May 21, 2011, 23:04 PM IST

Govt scuttles Hurriyat rally; Mirwaiz under house arrest

Authorities on Saturday did not allow
moderate Hurriyat Conference to hold a rally at the Eidgah.

May 21, 2011, 19:16 PM IST

Mirwaiz ready for talks focused on finding solution

Hurriyat moderate Mirwaiz Umar
Farooq on Friday said his amalgam was ready to enter into a
dialogue with the Centre provided it was focused on finding a
lasting solution to Kashmir issue.

Jan 21, 2011, 20:07 PM IST

Abdullah asks Mirwaiz to walk the talk, start parleys with Govt

Farooq Abdullah agreed with Mirwaiz that dialogue was the only way to resolve the K-issue.

Jan 05, 2011, 21:14 PM IST

Bhatt, Agnivesh condemn assault on Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Prominent social activists including
film maker Mahesh Bhatt and Swami Agnivesh today condemned the
manhandling of Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

Nov 26, 2010, 18:53 PM IST

Curfew in parts of Srinagar following Mirwaiz assault

Curfew was imposed in the Old City areas of Srinagar to prevent protests and violence.

Nov 26, 2010, 10:54 AM IST