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Mehbooba promises to lift ban on separatist groups if voted to power

PDP President Mehbooba Mufti said she would get the ban on Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front and the local Jamaat-e-Islami lifted if voted to power.

Mar 27, 2019, 08:32 AM IST

With JKLF ban, government must not make the mistakes of the past

An earlier attempt to ban SIMI was allowed to fail.

Mar 25, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

After banning JKLF, Center seizes properties of 13 separatist leaders

On Friday, the Center banned JKLF following their involvements in many anti-national activities.

Mar 24, 2019, 09:04 AM IST

After Jamaat, Government bans Yasin’s JKLF

The JKLF was banned under various provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act after a high-level meeting on security chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Mar 23, 2019, 07:46 AM IST

Why Centre banned Yasin Malik-led Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front

Yasin Malik was the mastermind behind the mass purge of Kashmiri Pandits from the Kashmir Valley in 1989 and later years.

Mar 22, 2019, 22:39 PM IST

Rajiv Gauba: "JKLF has been at the forefront of separatist activities & violence since 1988"

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba said that Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front led by Yasin Malik has spearheaded the separatist ideology in the valley and it has been at the forefront of separatist activities & violence since 1988.Watch full video to know more.

Mar 22, 2019, 20:04 PM IST

Mehbooba Mufti questions Centre's decision to impose ban on Yasin Malik-led JKLF

The Centre on Friday imposed a ban on Yasin Malik-led Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) under the anti-terror law. 

Mar 22, 2019, 19:23 PM IST

Centre bans Yasin Malik-led Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba pointed out that JKLF was responsible for the mass exodus of Kashmiri Pandits in 1989 and in the later years. The organisation was behind the mass purge of Kashmiri Pandits from the Kashmir Valley.

Mar 22, 2019, 18:28 PM IST

Yasin Malik: Here is the case file of former terrorist and JKLF chief

The CBI has sought the transfer of all cases against Yasin Malik from Srinagar to Jammu. 

Mar 07, 2019, 14:45 PM IST

JKLF chief Yasin Malik booked under PSA, shifted to Jammu's Kot Balwal jail

The Kashmiri separatist leader can be kept in detention for up to two years under the PSA without any judicial intervention.

Mar 07, 2019, 12:37 PM IST

Separatist shutdown in Kashmir valley on 35th death anniversary of JKLF founder Maqbool Bhat

Maqbool Bhat was executed in the Tihar Jail on this day in 1984. He was buried inside the prison premises. 

Feb 11, 2019, 12:16 PM IST

Here is the truth about 'Saffron Terror', and it has nothing to do with religion

Saffron funded terrorism in Kashmir and played a major role in the genocide of Kashmiri Pandits.

Oct 30, 2018, 13:11 PM IST

Whoever likes Musharraf will be given one-way ticket to Pakistan: Subramanian Swamy on Soz's remark

Soz, whose book 'Kashmir: Glimpses of History and the Story of Struggle' will be launched next week, said that Musharraf was correct when he had said that the first choice of Kashmiris would be independence.

Jun 22, 2018, 13:22 PM IST

Hope of resolution via dialogue has been rekindled in J&K: Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti has welcomed the Centre's move to appoint Dineshwar Sharma as interlocutor for the Valley.

Nov 06, 2017, 21:02 PM IST

JKLF Chairman Yasin Malik arrested ahead of Muharram procession

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested in Srinagar on Friday. JKLF sources said a police party reached the uptown Abi Guzar area of Srinagar and arrested Malik and another JKLF leader, Bashir Ahmad.

Sep 29, 2017, 15:07 PM IST

Shutdown in Pahalgam market over Amarnath terror attack

The yatra, which passes through the Pahalgam market along the traditional route to the cave shrine, was, however, going on smoothly.

Jul 12, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Separatist strike, restrictions disrupt life in Kashmir

Schools and colleges were closed across the Valley as were business establishments and shops in many places, officials said.

Jun 09, 2017, 12:33 PM IST

J&K govt to impose restriction in Srinagar following Hurriyat's shutdown call on June 9

The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to impose restrictions in seven areas of Srinagar following a shutdown call by Hurriyat leaders. 

Jun 08, 2017, 21:09 PM IST

Pakistan funding for terrorism in Kashmir: NIA continues to grill Separatist leaders for second day

Three separatist leaders from Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Ahmed Dar alias Bitta Karate, Javed Baba and Naeem Khan on Tuesday arrived at National Investigation Agency (NIA) Delhi headquarters for the second day of their interrogation in the Pakistan funding matter.

May 30, 2017, 14:33 PM IST

JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar

Muhammad Yasin Malik, chairman of JKLF was arrested by the police here on Sunday.

May 28, 2017, 14:33 PM IST