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Hurriyat welcomes announcement on Indo-Pak Foreign Secy talks

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 19:58

Welcoming the proposed foreign secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan next month, moderate Hurriyat Conference Friday said it was ready to extend its support to any initiative aimed at peaceful resolution of Kashmir issue.

Separatists reject Modi`s development plank for J&K

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 23:24

Jammu and Kashmir separatists on Friday rejected the developmental plank of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to win the hearts of the people, saying Kashmir was not an economic issue but a "political problem" requiring a political solution for peace in the sub-continent.

Separatists groups call for strike during Narendra Modi`s visit in J&K

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 16:58

Separatists groups, including all the three factions of Hurriyat Conference on Tuesday called for a general strike on Friday to protest against the visit of Prime Minister Narendera Modi to Jammu and Kashmir.

Curbs clamped in Srinagar to thwart march by moderate Hurriyat

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 11:56

Authorities on Friday imposed curfew- like restrictions in parts of the old city here to thwart a proposed march by the moderate Hurriyat Conference even as they placed its chairman, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, under house arrest.

Mirwaiz takes out rally to check preparations for AAC meet

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 01:04

Chairman of moderate Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday led a `surprise` rally to Sher-e-Kashmir park here to check preparations for tomorrow`s gathering to mark 50 years of Awami Action Committee (AAC).

Don`t sideline K-issue: Separatists to India, Pak

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 22:34

The moderate Hurriyat Conference, led by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, on welcomed the resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan but cautioned both the countries against sidelining Kashmir issue.

India, Pakistan must resolve Kashmir issue once for all: Hurriyat

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 15:57

Moderate Hurriyat Conference on Sunday said the leadership of India and Pakistan need to "boldly" move forward towards the start of a full-fledged peace process for resolving Kashmir issue.

Restrictions, shutdown affect normal life in Srinagar

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 13:07

Normal life in Jammu and Kashmir`s summer capital was affected Wednesday by official restrictions and a separatist shutdown call.

Mirwaiz placed under house arrest ahead of march, curbs in Srinagar

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 20:19

Moderate Hurriyat group`s chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq was on Tuesday placed under house arrest while authorities have decided to impose restrictions in old city areas of Srinagar to thwart a march he has called for Wednesday, an official said.

Mirwaiz blasts Geelani, says `I don`t support Narendra Modi or BJP`

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 05:02

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq clarified that his earlier statements in support of the NDA government over Kashmir did not mean that he was supporting either the BJP or its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Mirwaiz flays Geelani, says he is making baseless allegation

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 21:51

Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Saturday blasted his hardline counterpart for accusing him of having a secret meeting with emissaries of Narendra Modi, saying Syed Ali Shah Geelani was making irresponsible statements aimed at creating confusion among people.

Restrictions in Srinagar over separatist shutdown affects life

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 11:40

The authorities imposed restrictions in some areas of Srinagar Saturday to maintain law and order in the wake of a shutdown called by the separatists in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital.