Crackdown on separatists in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit

The Jammu and Kashmir government has launched a massive crackdown on separatist leaders ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the state.

Separatist Yasin Malik openly abuses Indian Army

Kashmiri Separatist, Yasin Malik openly abused the Indian army as they arrested him on Tuesday while visiting the family of Kashmiri youth Zahid, who was killed in a petrol bomb attack. Watch the full report here.

Yasin Malik, Umar Farooq put under house arrest in Srinagar

 Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik and Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq were put under house arrest here on Thursday to prevent them from leading rallies on the occasion of Eid on Friday.

J&K BJP leader seeks dismissal of Mufti government

Strains showed in the BJP-PDP alliance with a senior BJP leader demanding dismissal of the Mufti Sayeed government over the release of top separatist leaders hours after they were on Thursday put under house arrest.

JKLF chief Yasin Malik not to meet Pakistan NSA Sartaj Aziz
JKLF chief Yasin Malik not to meet Pakistan NSA Sartaj Aziz

With Indian establishment acting tough on separatist leaders, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front​ (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik on Thursday decided not to attend reception of Pakistan High Commission and instead send two-member delegation to the event.

Kashmiri separatist leaders put under house arrest prior to NSA level talks

Prior to the NSA level talks between India and Pakistan, slated for 23rd August, separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir have been put under house arrest. Yasin Malik has been arrested and Aasiya Andrabi's house has been searched.

Both India and Pakistan keen to sabotage talks, says Omar Abdullah
Both India and Pakistan keen to sabotage talks, says Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday hit out at the Centre as well as the state government for the crackdown on separatist leaders ahead of their planned meet with Pakistan's National Security Advisor Sartaz Aziz.

Separatist leader Yasin Malik arrested

Separatist leader Yasin Malik was on Wednesday arrested here when he was on way to Jammu and Kashmir`s Pulwama district where a youth was killed by security forces, police said.

Strike hits normal life in Srinagar, other major towns in J&K

 A general strike called today by a traders' organisation in protest against alleged burning of a flag bearing the declaration of Islamic faith in Rajouri district disrupted the normal life in Srinagar and other major towns of Kashmir.

Separatist leaders not to call for strike on Martyrs' Day

For the first time in 25 years since the start of militancy in Kashmir, the separatists have not called for a general strike on Martyrs' Day, Monday, in view of the fasting month of Ramzan.

Separatist shutdown affects life in Kashmir Valley
Separatist shutdown affects life in Kashmir Valley

A protest shutdown called by separatists on Wednesday against the killing of four men in Sopore town affected life across the Kashmir Valley as markets were closed down and public transport stayed off the roads.

Sopore killings: Separatists call for state-wide strike on June 17

Several separatist outfits in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday called for a state-wide strike on Wednesday to protest the string of militant attacks against civilians in Sopore town of Baramulla district.

Yasin Malik wants Hizbul chief Sallahuddin to probe Sopore killings
Yasin Malik wants Hizbul chief Sallahuddin to probe Sopore killings

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday appealed United Jihad Council (UJC) Chief Syed Sallahuddin to investigate the Sopore killings.

Kashmir government working on RSS agenda, says Yasin Malik

 Separatist leader Yasin Malik on Wednesday hit out at the Jammu and Kashmir government for denying space to separatists and accused Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed of working in accordance with the RSS.

No space for 'political' activity in Kashmir, says JKLF chief

 Separatist JKLF chairman Yasin Malik on Wednesday accused the state government of not giving any space to his organisation for "political" activities and gave a call for 'jail bharo' agitation from Friday to protest the "curbs".

Separate town for Kashmiri Pandits will build a wall of hatred: Yasin Malik

Stepping up his opposition to the alleged plan to create special resettlement zones for Kashmiri Pandits in the valley, JKLF chief Yasin Malik on Saturday said that a separate town will build a wall of hatred.

Separatists leaders share stage at rally on Budgam killing

Top separatists leaders on Monday shared stage after seven years at a rally held in Budgam district to mourn the death of a teenage boy killed in police firing.

Yaseen Malik, Swami Agnivesh detained in J&K

JKLF chairman Yaseen Malik and social activist Swami Agnivesh were on Saturday detained when they tried to lead a march towards Narbal in central Kashmir's Budgam district where a youth was killed in firing by security forces during a protest.

Yasin Malik on hunger strike to protest against separate Kashmiri Pandit enclaves

Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik on Saturday led a 30-hour long hunger strike in protest against the proposed separate township for Kashmiri Pandits in the Kashmir Valley.

Separatist leaders Yasin Malik, Masarat Alam detained in J&K; protests in Tral over youth's encounter

Separatist leaders Yasin Malik and Masarat Alam were detained by police while they were on their way to Tral, as per news reports on Tuesday.