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J&K: Geelani's grandson sacked from govt duty over alleged terrorism charges

  • Anees-ul-Islam alias Altaf Fantoosh, late Geelani’s grandson, has been sacked under the special provisions of Article 311 (2) (c) of the Constitution.
Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani. (AFP File)
Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani. (AFP File)
Published on Oct 16, 2021 10:03 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

Mehbooba criticises Centre for FIR over draping of Geelani’s body in Pak flag

Mehbooba Mufti said that Kashmir has been turned into an “open-air prison” and the dead aren’t scared
Earlier, former J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti had hit out at government over the restrictions imposed following Geelani’s death and said that such measures create a sense of subjugation (HT File)
Earlier, former J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti had hit out at government over the restrictions imposed following Geelani’s death and said that such measures create a sense of subjugation (HT File)
Updated on Sep 06, 2021 01:58 AM IST
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J-K police file case after videos show Syed Ali Shah Geelani's body in Pak flag

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, 91, died on Wednesday night at his residence after a prolonged illness.
Syed Ali Shah Geelani is seen in this file photo. (ANI Photo)
Syed Ali Shah Geelani is seen in this file photo. (ANI Photo)
Published on Sep 05, 2021 06:24 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

News updates from HT: Clampdown following Geelani's death continues in Kashmir

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion at 1pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Syed Ali Shah Geelani. (AFP File)
Syed Ali Shah Geelani. (AFP File)
Published on Sep 03, 2021 12:50 PM IST
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Separatist Hurriyat leader Ashraf Sehrai, Jamaat members detained in Kashmir

The police action comes days after veteran separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani announced his complete disassociation from politics.
Ashraf Sehrai is chairperson of the pro-Pakistan Tehreek-e-Hurriyat(File photo)
Ashraf Sehrai is chairperson of the pro-Pakistan Tehreek-e-Hurriyat(File photo)
Updated on Jul 12, 2020 11:22 AM IST
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Srinagar | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh

Behind Hurriyat boss SAS Geelani’s exit, a bitter power struggle and greed

SAS Geelani had been most upset about his weakening grip over the hurriyat conference chapter in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir
Syed Ali Shah Geelani, one of the most well-known faces of Kashmiri separatist movement, stepped down from a leadership role this week(Getty Images)
Syed Ali Shah Geelani, one of the most well-known faces of Kashmiri separatist movement, stepped down from a leadership role this week(Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 12:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByShishir Gupta

A reset in Kashmir policy | HT Editorial

With the external front fragile, get the internal house in order
This is also a ripe moment to re-examine the Kashmir policy. The constitutional changes of August 5, 2019 — effective nullification of Article 370, re-organisation of the state, and its dilution into a Union Territory — and measures such as a crackdown on political activity and detention of leaders has alienated a large segment of moderates and pro-India people.(PTI)
This is also a ripe moment to re-examine the Kashmir policy. The constitutional changes of August 5, 2019 — effective nullification of Article 370, re-organisation of the state, and its dilution into a Union Territory — and measures such as a crackdown on political activity and detention of leaders has alienated a large segment of moderates and pro-India people.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 01, 2020 08:03 PM IST
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News updates from Hindustan Times: Syed Ali Shah Geelani resigns as chairman of Hurriyat Conference and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
In a letter, Geelani 90, said there have been certain issues which forced him to resign.(HT file photo)
In a letter, Geelani 90, said there have been certain issues which forced him to resign.(HT file photo)
Published on Jun 29, 2020 01:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Pak’s misinformation campaign on Geelani’s health under security lens

Hailing Geelani the “supreme leader,” and “lighthouse”, the Pakistan-based All Party Hurriyat (Freedom) Conference (J&K) issued directions the day before for Jamaat-e-Islami J&K volunteers in the valley on how to organise a mass attendance for his funeral service.
Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani of the banned Jamaat-e-Islami J&K(PTI File Photo)
Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani of the banned Jamaat-e-Islami J&K(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Feb 15, 2020 02:58 AM IST
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Valley halts over summons to separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

The police and Central Reserve Police Force increased deployment in the city to maintain law and order. Mirwaiz is also chief cleric of Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid where he delivers weekly sermons. Naseem Geelani works as an assistant professor at an agriculture university.
The Srinagar administration on Sunday imposed restrictions in several parts, bringing the old city to a halt during a two-day shutdown against the summoning of separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).(File Photo)
The Srinagar administration on Sunday imposed restrictions in several parts, bringing the old city to a halt during a two-day shutdown against the summoning of separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).(File Photo)
Updated on Mar 11, 2019 06:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain

Mirwaiz, Geelani summoned by NIA to Delhi tomorrow

The NIA on Saturday summoned Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Naseem Geelani, son of hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, to Delhi on Monday for questioning in connection with a terror funding case.
Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq(HT file photo)
Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq(HT file photo)
Updated on Mar 09, 2019 10:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByMir Ehsan

Separatists call for three-day strike against civilian killings during Pulwama encounter

Separatists, under the banner of Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik, asked people to march to the headquarters of the Army’s Chinar Corps at Badamibagh in Srinagar on Monday.
Seven civilians died and several others injured after security forces opened fire on protestors near an encounter site in Sirnoo village of Pulwama district in south Kashmir.(AFP/File Photo)
Seven civilians died and several others injured after security forces opened fire on protestors near an encounter site in Sirnoo village of Pulwama district in south Kashmir.(AFP/File Photo)
Updated on Dec 15, 2018 05:54 PM IST
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‘What are the Norwegians up to in Kashmir?’ Omar asks Sushma Swaraj

In a statement, the separatists said Geelani and Mirwaiz told the former prime minister that since his country “has a history of playing a positive role in conflict resolutions”, the Norwegian government should make serious efforts to resolve the vexed Kashmir dispute to mitigate the sufferings of the people and ensure a lasting peace in South Asia.
Omar Abdullah Monday asked the Centre to clear the air around former Norwegian prime minister Kjell Mangne Bondevik’s visit to Kashmir.(HT File Photo)
Omar Abdullah Monday asked the Centre to clear the air around former Norwegian prime minister Kjell Mangne Bondevik’s visit to Kashmir.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 27, 2018 09:15 AM IST
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Srinagar | ByHT Correspondent

Army soldier, separatist, 4 Hizb men killed in day of violence in Kashmir

Gunmen were attacked Hafizullah Mir, the third separatist killed in the recent times, in Anantnag; encounter raged in Shopian as well.
People inspect a damaged house where four Hizbul Mujahideen militants and a soldier were killed during an encounter, at Shopian district of South Kashmir on November 20.(PTI Photo)
People inspect a damaged house where four Hizbul Mujahideen militants and a soldier were killed during an encounter, at Shopian district of South Kashmir on November 20.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Nov 20, 2018 11:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain and Mir Ehsan

Separatists placed under detention ahead of municipal polls in J-K

Authorities have deployed heavy security in various districts, including sensitive polling stations to ensure an event-free polling amid boycott calls from separatists and threats by militants.
Moderate separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was restrained to his home by police on Sunday.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Moderate separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was restrained to his home by police on Sunday.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 07, 2018 11:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByHT Correspondent, Srinagar

Hurriyat chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq put under house arrest ahead of Jammu and Kashmir civic polls

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq had called for boycott of the civic polls in Jammu and Kashmir beginning October 8.
Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in Srinagar.(PTI File Photo)
Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in Srinagar.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Oct 07, 2018 05:32 PM IST
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Srinagar | ByPress Trust of India

Terror funding probe: NIA steps up heat on Hurriyat leaders

The NIA intends to go after the top leadership of the Hurriyat – which includes the triumvirate of Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik.
File photo of chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressing a protest rally in Srinagar(PTI Photo)
File photo of chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressing a protest rally in Srinagar(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jun 29, 2018 11:01 PM IST
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New Delhi, Hindustan Times | ByRajesh Ahuja

NIA may grill Kashmir’s separatist leadership in terror funding case

The Hurriyat leadership comprising Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Yasin Malik had termed the NIA probe a “witch hunt” launched by the Indian state.
NIA headquarters at CGO Complex in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)
NIA headquarters at CGO Complex in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 20, 2018 11:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRajesh Ahuja

Hurriyat leaders see NIA probe as hurdle in talks between Centre, separatists

A charge sheet filed by the NIA in January claims that Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Yasin Malik and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq have formed the Joint Resistance Leadership, which espouses the cause of secession of Jammu and Kashmir from India.
File photo of chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressing a protest rally in Srinagar.(PTI File Photo)
File photo of chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressing a protest rally in Srinagar.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 09:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHarinder Baweja

Nagrota attack case accused got Pak visa on reference from Hurriyat leaders: NIA

The NIA also said that the 2016 Nagrota attack accused, Mohammad Ashiq Baba, had met key Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) commanders, including JeM chief Masood Azhar’s brother Rauf who was responsible for targeting the army camp, during one of his trips to Pakistan.
Seven army personnel were killed and three others were injured in the November 29, 2016 attack on the Nagrota army camp, that also left three Pakistani militants dead.(HT File Photo)
Seven army personnel were killed and three others were injured in the November 29, 2016 attack on the Nagrota army camp, that also left three Pakistani militants dead.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 11:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRajesh Ahuja

It makes eminent sense for both the Centre and separatists to have a dialogue

Both the separatists and the Centre have not laid down any pre-conditions for a dialogue
Demonstrators throw stones towards the Indian police during a protest, Srinagar, Kashmir, May 8, 2018(REUTERS)
Demonstrators throw stones towards the Indian police during a protest, Srinagar, Kashmir, May 8, 2018(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 08:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHarinder Baweja

Hurriyat hardliner Geelani rules out meeting with Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma

Hurriyat insiders say Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s stance suggests that he favours a political engagement between the separatists and the government
Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani(Waseem Andrabi/HT File Photo)
Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani(Waseem Andrabi/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2018 11:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRajesh Ahuja

Listen to our ‘Mann Ki Baat’, Mirwaiz tells PM Modi day before his visit

Mirwaiz wanted the cessation of security operations, which the Centre announced for the holy month of Ramzan, to be made a permanent feature and be followed by demilitarisation before the final resolution of Kashmir issue.
Senior separatist leader and cleric Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (C) along with is supporters march down a street during a protest in Srinagar, India, 07 May 2017.(HT Photo)
Senior separatist leader and cleric Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (C) along with is supporters march down a street during a protest in Srinagar, India, 07 May 2017.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 18, 2018 07:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain

Separatist call for protest, restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar

Restrictions have been imposed in parts of Srinagar in view of a protest called by Separatist on Friday against civilian deaths in a clash between protestors and security forces
CRPF personnel patrolling in Srinagar.(HT File Photo)
CRPF personnel patrolling in Srinagar.(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 11, 2018 12:54 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Srinagar | ByPress Trust of India

Restrictions imposed in Kashmir amid protest call by separatists

Separatists, under the banner of Joint Resistance Leadership, had called for complete shutdown on Sunday to protest the killing of three militants in a gunfight with security forces, and a civilian in Srinagar.
Restrictions under Section 144 of CrPc have been imposed in seven police station areas of Srinagar in anticipation of law and order problem, a police official said.(AP)
Restrictions under Section 144 of CrPc have been imposed in seven police station areas of Srinagar in anticipation of law and order problem, a police official said.(AP)
Published on May 06, 2018 12:12 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Srinagar | ByHT Correspondent

Kashmir violence: Constable suspended after youth succumbs to firearm injuries

Security forces foil separatists’ march to Shopian against the encounters in South Kashmir on Sunday that saw the death of 13 terrorists, five civilians and three soldiers.
Protestors shout slogans as they carry the body of Gowhar Ahmed.(AFP)
Protestors shout slogans as they carry the body of Gowhar Ahmed.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 04, 2018 02:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAbhishek Saha, Srinagar

Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s son listed as prosecution witness by NIA in terror funding case

The charge sheet has been filed by the NIA against 12 people, including Lashker-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed and Hizbul Mujahideen terror group’s head Syed Salahuddin.
The NIA has named Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s son Naim-ul-Zaffar at serial number 37 in the list of prosecution witnesses submitted to a special court.(HT File Photo)
The NIA has named Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s son Naim-ul-Zaffar at serial number 37 in the list of prosecution witnesses submitted to a special court.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 28, 2018 07:05 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Son of Hurriyat faction’s new chief missing, social media post claims he’s joined Hizbul

Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai replaced Syed Ali Shah Geelani as the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat party chief on Monday. The Sehrai family reported son Junaid as missing before social media posts about him surfaced.
Soldiers near the site of gunfight in Kulgam. There have been several reports in the past of youth missing and social media posts claiming they have joined Hizbul Mujahideen. Police are now keeping a close tab on such cases.(HT File Photo)
Soldiers near the site of gunfight in Kulgam. There have been several reports in the past of youth missing and social media posts claiming they have joined Hizbul Mujahideen. Police are now keeping a close tab on such cases.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 24, 2018 10:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAbhishek Saha, Srinagar

Restrictions in parts of Srinagar, Shopian to prevent protest called by separatists

Strict restrictions under Section 144 CrPc have been imposed in Shopian and in Nowhatta, Rainawari, Khanyar, Safakadal and M R Gunj police station areas of Srinagar, police said.
Security personnel guard a street during curfew-like restrictions imposed by the authorities to maintain law and order on Monday.(PTI File Photo)
Security personnel guard a street during curfew-like restrictions imposed by the authorities to maintain law and order on Monday.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Mar 07, 2018 01:04 PM IST
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