Mohammad Afzal Guru

How can human rights be for terrorists, asks Subramanian Swamy, slams Shashi Tharoor's Afzal Guru comment

Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy lambasted Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for his statement that Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's hanging was "wrong and badly" handled.

Feb 09, 2015, 19:22 PM IST
Afzal Guru's hanging was 'wrong, badly handled': Shashi Tharoor

Afzal Guru's hanging was 'wrong, badly handled': Shashi Tharoor

In what can bring in huge embarrassment for the Congress, MP Shashi Tharoor on Monday opined that the hanging of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru was "wrong and badly" handled.

Feb 09, 2015, 15:30 PM IST

Security clamp down on anniversary of Afzal Guru's hanging

Several separatists leaders were detained or put under house arrest and prohibitory orders clamped in the city in the wake of protests called by them on the second anniversary of execution of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru on Monday.

Feb 09, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

Life in Valley turns normal after three days of restrictions

Life in Kashmir valley returned to normal after three days of curfew-like restrictions imposed by authorities and strike called by separatists to mark the death anniversaries of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru and JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat.

Feb 12, 2014, 12:16 PM IST

Curfew-like restrictions in Valley for 2nd consecutive day

Curfew-like restrictions continued for second consecutive day on Monday in most parts of the Kashmir valley to foil separatists` plans to hold protests to observe the death anniversaries of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru and JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat.

Feb 10, 2014, 13:33 PM IST

Sec 144 to be imposed in Kupwara from February 9 to 11

Jammu and Kashmir government will impose Section 144 in areas of Kupwara from February 9 to 11 to prevent law and order problems on death anniversary of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru.

Feb 06, 2014, 22:50 PM IST

JeM chief Masood Azhar`s address to rally in PoK raises questions: Report

A massive rally organised in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir by the banned Jaish-e-Mohammed led by Masood Azhar "raises questions about the state?s policy towards militancy", a media report said on Sunday.

Feb 02, 2014, 19:03 PM IST

Jawan beheading, payoffs allegation, Keran make news in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a tumultuous year with many incidents hogging national attention -- beheading of a jawan on LoC by Pakistani troops, ceasefire violations, allegation of political pay offs by a former army chief and demand for debate on revoking Article 370.

Dec 15, 2013, 10:26 AM IST

In a book, Afzal Guru praised Taliban chief Mullah Omar

In a book released seven months after his execution, Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru had praised Taliban chief Mullah Mohammad Omar for standing up to the United States and allied forces in Afghanistan.

Sep 17, 2013, 18:27 PM IST

Malik plans fast in Delhi demanding return of Guru`s remains

JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday announced a 48-hour long hunger strike next month in Delhi to press for the return of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru`s mortal remains.

Apr 16, 2013, 18:35 PM IST

India, Pakistan cannot sideline Kashmir issue: Hurriyat

Hurriyat Conference expressed concern over "increasing confrontation" between India and Pakistan and said it will intensify efforts to bring together 2 countries to resolve Kashmir issue.

Mar 30, 2013, 19:30 PM IST

Strike evokes little response in Kashmir Valley

A strike called by a group of separatists demanding return of bodies of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru and JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat evoked little response in Kashmir Valley Thursday.

Mar 28, 2013, 13:12 PM IST

Strike evokes mix response in Kashmir Valley

A strike called by a group of separatists demanding return of bodies of Mohammad Afzal Guru and Mohammad Maqbool Bhat evoked mixed response.

Mar 20, 2013, 15:13 PM IST

Separatists in J&K issue weekly protest calendar

Majlis Mashawarat, amalgamation of separatist groups, issued weekly protest calendar to demand handing over of mortal remains of Mohammad Afzal Guru and Mohammad Maqbool Bhat to their families.

Mar 03, 2013, 18:52 PM IST

Separatists call for shutdown to demand Guru`s mortal remains

A united forum of various separatist groups on Monday issued a strike call for Friday to press their demand seeking the mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru.

Feb 25, 2013, 22:35 PM IST

Normal life hit in Kashmir due to separatist-sponsored strike

Normal life was disrupted in Kashmir Valley for the second day on Thursday due to a strike called by hardline Hurriyat Conference.

Feb 21, 2013, 12:13 PM IST

J&K CPI(M) demands probe into death of woman during raid

Jammu and Kashmir unit of CPI(M) on Monday demanded a time-bound probe into the death of a woman during a raid by security forces at her residence in south Kashmir`s Kulgam district.

Feb 18, 2013, 18:22 PM IST

Afzal requested family not to mourn his demise in final letter

Mohammad Afzal Guru had no remorse at the time of execution and he had asked his family not to mourn his death.

Feb 17, 2013, 23:13 PM IST

J&K legislator to move resolution seeking Afzal Guru`s remains

Independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid will move resolution in coming session of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly for handing over mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru to family.

Feb 17, 2013, 17:51 PM IST

Over 50 arrested for stone-pelting after Afzal`s hanging

Protests were held at many places across Kashmir even after authorities imposed curfew in the Valley after Guru was hanged in Tihar Jail in Delhi on February 9.

Feb 17, 2013, 13:08 PM IST