Daily Bulletin: 18 separatists lose security; Maharashtra to block farmers' march; last day of Kulbhushan hearing at ICJ; day's top stories
Today's top stories: Security of 18 Hurriyat separatists withdrawn; fourth and final day of the Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing at the ICJ; Maharashtra government clamps down on farmers marching from Nashik to Mumbai; and more.
J&K govt withdraws security cover of 18 separatists, 155 political persons including IAS officer Shah Faesal
The security review meeting, which was held here under the chairmanship of state chief secretary BVR Subrahmanyam, took the decision as it was felt that providing security to these separatist leaders is a "wastage" of scarce State resources which could be better utilised elsewhere.
Kashmiri separatists say they never asked for security, but lack of police protection now leaves them open to mischief
As a punitive action following the deadly Pulwama attack on 14 February, authorities have withdrawn the security cover of some of Kashmir's prominent separatists, including the moderate Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.
After J&K govt withdraws security cover of six separatists, Hurriyat leader Abdul Ghani Bhat says 'don't need it'
Reacting to the move, Hurriyat leader Abdul Ghani Bhat said, "This security was provided to me by the government and I don't need this. My security is Kashmiri people.
The Jammu and Kashmir administration issued orders to withdraw security of five separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was roughed up at a meeting with members of women self-help groups in Kashmir
After Sushma Swaraj's salvo, Hurriyat Conference leaders Bilal Lone, Shabir Shah and 2 others detained in Delhi
As uncertainty loomed large over Indo-Pak NSA talks, moderate Hurriyat Conference leader Bilal Lone and Shabir Shah were among four separatist leaders detained today at Delhi airport to prevent them from meeting Pakistan's NSA Sartaj Aziz in the event of his arrival here.
Former separatist leader Sajjad Lone on Tuesday denied pre-poll alliance with any political party a day after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Former separatist and People's Conference leader Sajjad Lone on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi.