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J&K admin sacks grandson of Geelani from services over ‘terror links’

Anees was employed as a research officer at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC).
SRINAGAR ---10JAN 2011----- Chairman of the hardline faction of the All Party Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani addressing a press conference at his residence in Srinagar on Monday..(.HT PHOTO/ WASEEM ANDRABI) (Hindustan Times)
SRINAGAR ---10JAN 2011----- Chairman of the hardline faction of the All Party Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani addressing a press conference at his residence in Srinagar on Monday..(.HT PHOTO/ WASEEM ANDRABI) (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 17, 2021 12:47 AM IST
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Kashmir locked down as Syed Ali Shah Geelani gets quiet burial

Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s son, Nayeem, said police officers approached them and told them they will have to carry out the burial at the local graveyard before dawn
A soldier stands guard in Srinagar on Thursday. (Photo By Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
A soldier stands guard in Srinagar on Thursday. (Photo By Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 03, 2021 12:36 AM IST
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ByMir Ehsan, Srinagar

Kashmir separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani dies, troops deployed

A family member told Reuters Geelani developed chest pain and chest congestion on Wednesday afternoon and died late at night at his residence in the region's main city of Srinagar.
Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was the most senior separatist leader in Kashmir. His family said the elderly politician had been ailing for years and had been under house arrest for the last 12 years after leading several anti-India protests. (Photo by STR / AFP)(AFP)
Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was the most senior separatist leader in Kashmir. His family said the elderly politician had been ailing for years and had been under house arrest for the last 12 years after leading several anti-India protests. (Photo by STR / AFP)(AFP)
Updated on Sep 02, 2021 07:00 AM IST
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Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani dead at 91

  • Syed Ali Shah Geelani left behind his wife and six children and a separatist organisation which had become largely mute after the abrogation of J&K special status on August 5.
Syed Ali Shah Geelani had represented Sopore in J&K assembly thrice, last time in 1987 when he was the candidate of Muslim United Front
Syed Ali Shah Geelani had represented Sopore in J&K assembly thrice, last time in 1987 when he was the candidate of Muslim United Front
Updated on Sep 02, 2021 08:24 AM IST
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ByMir Ehsan, Srinagar

Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani dies, Mufti sends condolences

Syed Ali Shah Geelani no more
Syed Ali Shah Geelani no more
Published on Sep 02, 2021 12:14 AM IST
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Syed Ali Geelani, 90, resigns as head of Hurriyat Conference

Geelani had been leading the hardline faction of Hurriyat Conference while the moderate faction is helmed by cleric Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.
In a letter, Geelani, 90, said there have been certain issues which forced him to resign. (HT photo)
In a letter, Geelani, 90, said there have been certain issues which forced him to resign. (HT photo)
Updated on Jun 29, 2020 04:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘War-like situation’: Separatist Syed Ali Geelani on tension in Kashmir

Appealing to people, particularly the youth, the separatist leader asked them to be “ready for a long and tough struggle”.
There is tension in Jammu and Kashmir over the government’s decision to curtail the Amarnath yatra and to deploy a large number of troops in the valley. (AFP Photo)
There is tension in Jammu and Kashmir over the government’s decision to curtail the Amarnath yatra and to deploy a large number of troops in the valley. (AFP Photo)
Updated on Aug 04, 2019 07:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByHT Correspondent

J&K separatists reject colonies for return of Pandits

Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani said they wholeheartedly and sincerely want the Pandits to return. “But will oppose any move to settle them in separate colonies as it negates the very fabric of our social, cultural and mutual bonds.”
In a statement, Geelani said they wholeheartedly and sincerely want the Pandits to return.(HT file photo)
In a statement, Geelani said they wholeheartedly and sincerely want the Pandits to return.(HT file photo)
Published on Jul 17, 2019 07:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByMir Ehsan

Lok Sabha elections 2019: ‘Boycott polls on Tuesday in south Kashmir’, says Syed Ali Geelani

On April 11, some 35% electors had voted for north Kashmir’s Baramulla constituency comprising Kupwara, Baramulla and Bandipora districts.
Buoyed by the low turnout in Srinagar parliamentary constituency, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday asked people to completely boycott elections on April 23 in south Kashmir.(AFP File Photo)
Buoyed by the low turnout in Srinagar parliamentary constituency, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday asked people to completely boycott elections on April 23 in south Kashmir.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Apr 22, 2019 10:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByHT Correspondent

Shah Mahmood Qureshi now talks Kashmir issue with Syed Ali Geelani

Qureshi’s conversation with Geelani came days after he made a similar phone call to Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and discussed with him Islamabad’s efforts to highlight the Kashmir issue, a move that angered India.
Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi discussed the Kashmir issue with hardline Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani (Photo by Sanjeev Verma / Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)
Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi discussed the Kashmir issue with hardline Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani (Photo by Sanjeev Verma / Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)
Published on Feb 04, 2019 01:02 AM IST
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Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain

Restrictions in Srinagar after separatists call for protest against killings

Security forces on Sunday killed five militants, including an assistant professor of the Kashmir University who had joined their ranks, leading to major street protests that claimed the lives of five civilians.
A security personnel stops a bike rider during curfew-like restrictions imposed to maintain law and order in Srinagar on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
A security personnel stops a bike rider during curfew-like restrictions imposed to maintain law and order in Srinagar on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Updated on May 07, 2018 10:18 AM IST
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Srinagar | ByIndo Asian News Service

Security heightened in Srinagar after separatists call for protests

Hardline leaders called for protests after Friday prayers against the death of four civilians during an encounter in Kulgam on Wednesday.
Youth throw stones at police during clashes with security forces on Thursday following a protest over the deaths of civilians at Kulgam in Jammu and Kashmir.(PTI)
Youth throw stones at police during clashes with security forces on Thursday following a protest over the deaths of civilians at Kulgam in Jammu and Kashmir.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 13, 2018 07:51 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service, Srinagar | ByHT Correspondent

Exams postponed, train services suspended as tension continues in Kashmir

Authorities have decided to close all educational institutions and postpone exams scheduled for Wednesday as tension continued in the Kashmir Valley. Heavy security deployment is also in place to maintain law and order.
Policemen hang on to an armoured vehicle during a shutdown on the outskirts of Srinagar, on April 3, 2018.(AP Photo)
Policemen hang on to an armoured vehicle during a shutdown on the outskirts of Srinagar, on April 3, 2018.(AP Photo)
Updated on Apr 04, 2018 01:30 PM IST
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