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Centre prepares to ban both factions of Hurriyat Conference under UAPA
India

Centre prepares to ban both factions of Hurriyat Conference under UAPA

The secessionist organisation has been leading the separatist movement in Jammu and Kashmir for over two decades.

ED summons Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in foreign exchange violation case
India

ED summons Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in foreign exchange violation case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani to appear before it on 18 December

Jammu and Kashmir braid chopping: Hurriyat advises youth to show restraint, says no suspect should be attacked
India

Jammu and Kashmir braid chopping: Hurriyat advises youth to show restraint, says no suspect should be attacked

The hardline Hurriyat Conference on Saturday asked the youth to show restraint over braid-chopping attempts by miscreants in Kashmir, saying the "suspects should not be attacked".

JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested ahead of protests outside NIA headquarters in Delhi
India

JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested ahead of protests outside NIA headquarters in Delhi

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief, Yasin Malik was arrested on Saturday ahead of the proposed separatist protest at the NIA headquarters

After Geelani, his elder son to be questioned by NIA in connection with funding terror in Kashmir
India

After Geelani, his elder son to be questioned by NIA in connection with funding terror in Kashmir

Widening its probe, the NIA Thursday issued summons to Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani's elder son Nayeem

Kashmir unrest: NIA likely to question separatist leaders on illegal funding after statewide raids
India

Kashmir unrest: NIA likely to question separatist leaders on illegal funding after statewide raids

The NIA probing alleged terror-funding to separatist leaders in Kashmir, is set to grill the Hurriyat leadership following multiple raids on the premises of separatists leaders.

NIA summons Geelani's elder son for questioning in terror funds probe; Hurriyat protests
India

NIA summons Geelani's elder son for questioning in terror funds probe; Hurriyat protests

As part of its probe into suspected terror funds, the NIA has summoned Naeem Geelani, elder son of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, for recording his statement in connection with a Preliminary Enquiry registered by the probe agency.

Kashmir unrest: Hurriyat responds to PDP, asks CM Mehbooba Mufti to support the people
India

Kashmir unrest: Hurriyat responds to PDP, asks CM Mehbooba Mufti to support the people

: The hardline Hurriyat Conference on Sunday asked Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to be on the side of her people

Sainik Colony row: Mufti does U-turn; releases separatists Geelani, Farooq from house arrest
India

Sainik Colony row: Mufti does U-turn; releases separatists Geelani, Farooq from house arrest

The Mufti government has however categorically denied allegations of giving a go-ahead to Sainik Colony,

Kashmir separatists being pushed to defeatist mindset: RSS
India

Kashmir separatists being pushed to defeatist mindset: RSS

Dubbing separatists in Jammu and Kashmir as "defeatists", a pro-RSS journal on Tuesday said they are fuelling "anti-India sentiment" by raking up "minor incidents" to reinvigorate their "lost battle" against the country.

Beef ban protests: Kashmiri separatist leaders put under house arrest
India

Beef ban protests: Kashmiri separatist leaders put under house arrest

Senior Kashmiri separatist leaders were on Friday placed under house arrest in the Kashmir Valley in a bid to curb protests called by separatists against a high court order reasserting a ban on beef in the state, police said.

Geelani's plan to hold convention scuttled by authorities
India

Geelani's plan to hold convention scuttled by authorities

Authorities on Sunday scuttled a plan of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani to host a party convention at his residence here, triggering clashes between Hurriyat activists and police.

Unfortunate India does not want to discuss Kashmir, says Hurriyat
India

Unfortunate India does not want to discuss Kashmir, says Hurriyat

The Syed Ali Shah Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference on Saturday said India's policy of non-inclusion of the Kashmir issue in the NSA level talks with Pakistan was "unfortunate".

Geelani's no to Eid party an affront to Pakistan's diplomatic efforts
Politics

Geelani's no to Eid party an affront to Pakistan's diplomatic efforts

Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's refusal to attend an Eid Milan party hosted by the Pakistan High Commission in India is "an affront to Pakistan's diplomatic efforts and will be a setback in the newly-opened talks with India".

Hurriyat leader Geelani put under house arrest on eve of anti-India seminar
India

Hurriyat leader Geelani put under house arrest on eve of anti-India seminar

Several leaders of hardline Hurriyat Conference including chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani were on Saturday put under house arrest by authorities to foil the plans of the amalgam to hold a controversial seminar tomorrow that was dubbed as 'ant-national'.

BJP, Congress unite to criticise Geelani's 'not Indian by birth' remark
India

BJP, Congress unite to criticise Geelani's 'not Indian by birth' remark

Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's remarks about not being an Indian by birth sparked a strong reaction from the government as well as political leaders.

'Not Indian by birth, passport a compulsion': Govt slams Geelani's 'separatist jargon'
India

'Not Indian by birth, passport a compulsion': Govt slams Geelani's 'separatist jargon'

The Indian government has slammed Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani after he said that travelling with an Indian passport was a compulsion for him and "he was not an Indian by birth."

Geelani's passport application will be processed on merit, says Home Ministry
Politics

Geelani's passport application will be processed on merit, says Home Ministry

The request of hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani for passport will be processed on "merit" depending on completion of "formalities" by him, the Union Home Ministry said on Thursday, amid a row over the issue that has divided ruling PDP and BJP in Jammu and Kashmir.

No differences with PDP, Geelani will be issued a passport after Centre reviews security aspect: BJP
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No differences with PDP, Geelani will be issued a passport after Centre reviews security aspect: BJP

Asserting that there was "no difference" with its ally PDP over issuance of passport to Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani, BJP on Thursday said a decision on the matter would be taken by the Centre keeping in view security aspects.

Pak backs Geelani passport demands, terms travel restrictions 'unfortunate'
India

Pak backs Geelani passport demands, terms travel restrictions 'unfortunate'

Pakistan on Wednesday termed the travel restrictions imposed on hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani by India, preventing him from seeing his ailing daughter in Saudi Arabia, as "unfortunate"