Mirwaiz Umar Farooq
India  /  Published 23.06.19

Olive branch to Hurriyat in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday praised moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and claimed the separatist leadership was ready for talks in what appeared to b...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

India  /  Published 02.01.19

Mirwaiz leads rally against IS in Valley

Moderate Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday led a rally against the alleged desecration of Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid by Islamic State sympathisers, making it the first street protest i...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 17.12.18

Security forces foil separatist march in Valley

Security forces on Monday foiled separatist attempts to march towards the army’s Valley headquarters here by clamping curfew-like restrictions in parts of Kashmir and arresting the leaders who had c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

India  /  Published 19.11.19

Slap, kick and rats

Murtaza Shibli, a British Kashmiri author and journalist who lives between Srinagar, Lahore and London, reports on the life in incarceration of several politicians in Kashmir since the August 5 clampd...
By Murtaza Shibli

World  /  Published 31.01.19

Pakistan summons Indian envoy

In a tit-for-tat move, Pakistan summoned India's high commissioner here on Thursday to lodge a protest over the summoning of its envoy in New Delhi following Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi's te...
By PTI in Islamabad


India  /  Published 26.11.18

Norway ex-PM trip fuels Valley theory

Former Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik visited Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on Sunday after a weekend meeting with separatist leaders in the Valley, raising questions over whether the surpr...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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