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.
Facing flak from the opposition parties and separatists, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed on Thursday said that no separate housing clusters will be built for Kashmiri Pandits in the state.
A day after Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed announced land for Kashmiri Pandit migrants, JKLF chairman Yasin Malik on Wednesday opposed the building of a separate township, saying it will only build walls of hatred.
India on Monday vociferously responded to allegations of not having objections to the Hurriyat being invited for Pakistan Day celebrations, declaring that there is no place for a third party in talks between New Delhi and Islamabad.
Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik on Sunday said the rhetoric about resumption of talks between India and Pakistan was "merely an eyewash" aimed at fulfilling "hidden agenda".
Claiming seven past Indian prime ministers had "facilitated" meetings between Kashmiri separatists and visiting Pakistani leaders in India, JKLF leader Yasin Malik Tuesday asked if they were all wrong and the present Narendra Modi government, which called off talks with Pakistan, was "Mr Right".
With the issue of Baba Ramdev`s aide Ved Pratap Vaidik`s meeting with Pakistani terrorist leader Hafiz Saeed escalating, the voices within the Congress are growing against the BJP`s stand on the matter. On Monday, Congress spokesperson Digvijay Singh took to a social-networking site Twitter to criticise the BJP on going soft on Pakistan and terror.
BJP on Monday accused Congress of presenting non-issues as issues before Parliament and giving lessons on patriotism when it had "surrendered" before terrorism and adopted a "soft" approach towards Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed.
JKLF chief Mohammad Yasin Malik and several of his party colleagues were on Friday detained when they were preparing to hold a protest rally in the city against the Army`s decision to close the Pathribal case.