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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.