Syed Ali Shah Geelani's exit from Hurriyat marks not just sunset of the jihadist patriarch, but likely collapse of the separatist alliance
Syed Ali Shah Geelani's resignation letter shows he committed the same errors he had observed among the jihadists in the 1990s: the New Islamist movement he built, degenerated into a kind of nihilist anti-politics, incapable of actual political purpose
Bangladesh SC upholds death sentence for top Jamaat-e-Islami leader ATM Azharul Islam for war crimes during 1971 war
The Supreme Court in Bangladesh on Thursday upheld the death sentence to top Jamaat-e-Islami leader ATM Azharul Islam for committing war crimes during the 1971 Liberation War by siding with Pakistani troops
Jamaat-e-Islami leader Ghulam Nabi Gundana passes away: Jamia Masjid announces shutdown in J&K's Kishtwar district as mark of respect
Prominent leader of banned Jamaat-e-Islami Ghulam Nabi Gundana passed away at a hospital in Punjab on Sunday after a prolonged illness
Four weeks after abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, Islamists threaten to seize political high ground
For now, at least, the road to the new Kashmir the government is headed on seems to be leading to that destination its people have come to know all too well, a place called impasse.
Article 35A allows the state government to restrict the right to acquire property and hold public-sector jobs to those it defines as “permanent residents” — put simply, the descendants of those who lived in the state of Jammu and Kashmir before Independence.
Imran Khan's PTI wins five seats, independent candidates win six in first-ever provincial elections in Pakistan's FATA
Independent candidates secured six seats while Imran Khan's PTI managed to win in five constituencies in first provincial elections in Pakistan's FATA. Polling was held in a peaceful environment as foolproof security measures were taken and government deployed 34,497 security personnel.
Jamaat-e-Islami J&K activists and separatists face prolonged jail, frequent police questioning in the aftermath of Pulwama attack
Scores of Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir activists and other separatist leaders, who were arrested after the Pulwama attack and then released on bail, are being re-arrested under fresh cases and frequently called to police stations for questioning, claim their lawyers and human rights activists
Mehbooba Mufti appeals to Centre to declare ceasefire during Ramadan, stop 'crackdown and search operations'
Criticising the NDA government, Mufti said that they have made Jammu and Kashmir a 'jung ka akhada', where the Centre is 'at war with its own people.'
Low turnout marks four phases of LS polls in Kashmir: 172 booths record zero polling; analysts term boycott voluntary
Terming the lower turnout in the four phases of Lok Sabha polls in Kashmir Valley as a 'voluntary boycott' of the electoral process by the people of the state, analysts and mainstream parties in Kashmir say it's time the govt reviewed its muscular policy on Kashmir
As Mehbooba Mufti eyes Lok Sabha berth, Anantnag voters question her previous stances on Article 35A, stone-pelting
The government led by Mehbooba Mufti had maintained silence over the Article 35A issue when cases were filed against it in the Supreme Court.
Supreme Court to hear Pune couple's plea seeking entry of Muslim women into mosques, cites Sabarimala judgment
The Supreme Court bench told the counsel appearing for the petitioner that it will hear the matter because of the apex court's judgment in the case involving Kerala's Sabarimala temple
Rajnath Singh says Centre acted against separatists in Jammu and Kashmir because they ‘failed’ to respond to olive branch
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said tough action was taken against the separatists after they "failed" to respond to the olive branch extended by the Centre to them over the past four years.
Faced with almost no competition, Mehbooba Mufti likely to win Anantnag Lok Sabha seat despite voters' anger against PDP
While BJP’s Sofi Yousuf is almost a nonentity in this region for his lack of political sway over masses, Mehbooba’s only contest seems to come from Congress’ state president GA Mir.
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The Congress on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP should stop using an individual's "personal opinion" to "spread venom", in an apparent reference to comments by Sam Pitroda on Balakot air strike which have triggered a political row
Custodial death of Kashmir teacher Rizwan Pandit likely due to his affiliations with Jamaat-e-Islami, claims family
Rizwan Asad Pandit was picked up on Sunday night from his residence in Awantipora for questioning in a "terror case". The local police in Awantipora area of Pulwama had handed him over to the dreaded Special Operations Group, the counter-insurgent group of Kashmir police, where he died on Tuesday
Lok Sabha election: Kashmir plunges into political uncertainty over President's Rule, crackdown on separatists
While the crackdown on separatists in Kashmir is likely to help the ruling party in upcoming general elections, political analysts here argue that it will have a ripple effect on the voter turnout in the Valley.
Won't allow BJP to turn Jammu and Kashmir into theatre of war for electoral gains, says Mehbooba Mufti
"The PDP will remain in the forefront to oppose any such move. The policies being adopted by the central leadership towards the state are turning the already crisis-ridden region into a veritable inferno," Mehbooba Mufti said.
Farooq Abdullah slams BJP for ban on JeI (JK), calls for Centre to engage in dialogue with separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir
National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Friday questioned the release of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) founder Masood Azhar in Afghanistan by the then BJP government in 1999 in exchange of the hijacked Indian airlines flight IC-814 despite his opposition.
Satya Pal Malik calls political parties that support separatists 'anti-national' after PDP, NC criticise ban on Jamaat-e-Islami
Satya Pal Malik expressed concern that innocent youngsters are being led to believe that sacrificing their lives will lead to paradise which they are gullibly believing.
Omar Abdullah was responding to the governor's statement asking mainstream parties to exercise restraint in their political discourse.