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Syed Ali Shah Geelani

Kashmir LG Terminates Geelani’s Grandson Anees-Ul-Islam From Service

Oct 17, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The government has so far dismissed over 20 employees from service on accusations of being a threat to the security of the State.

J&K: Who Is Geelani’s Successor Masarat Alam Bhat And Why His Appointment Is Likely To Only Have Symbolic Value

Sep 12, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Like his predecessor Syed Ali Geelani, Masarat Alam Bhat (51) is seen as pro-Pakistan. He has been under preventive detention for 11 years. In a statement issued to the media, the Hurriyat Conference said the people of Jammu and Kashmir look up to his leadership with great expectations.

HM Shah Reviews J&K Security Situation

In a high profile meeting, Home Minister Amit Shah discussed the security situation in the UT following the death of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani.

After Geelani’s Death, Hurriyat Appoints Jailed Separatist Leader Its Chairman

Sep 07, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The statement said Shabir Ahmad Shah and Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar were elected as vice-chairmen.

Mehbooba Mufti Says Kashmir Pained The Way Geelani’s Body Was Treated After His Death

'You fight with a person when he is alive. But when he dies he becomes a body. That body deserves respect,' Mehbooba Mufti said.

06 September, 2021

Mirwaiz Led Hurriyat Condemns FIR Over Draping Geelani’s Body In Pak Flag, Alleges Harassment To His Family

Outlook Web Desk

In a statement, Hurriyat said: ‘It is so tragically inhuman when a family is denied the basic right of burial of their loved one’.

05 September, 2021

Mehbooba Lashes Centre For FIR Over Draping Separatist Geelani’s Body In Pakistan Flag

Outlook Web Desk

Former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti criticised Centre for lodging FIR over draping the separatist leader’s body in Pakistan flag.

05 September, 2021

Video Shows Geelani's Body In Pak Flag, Family Booked Under UAPA

Naseer Ganai

After Geelani’s death, videos surfaced showing Syed Ali Shah Geelani's body wrapped in a Pakistani flag.

03 September, 2021

Kashmir Likely To Get Back Mobile Telephony Services, Fixed Line Internet On Friday night

Outlook Web Desk

Following demise of the separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, mobile services, except on BSNL's postpaid, were snapped across the valley on Wednesday night as a pre-emptive measure.

03 September, 2021

Day 2 After Syed Ali Shah Geelani's Death: Kashmir Under Curfew, Internet Blocked

Naseer Ganai

Geelani, 92, died on Wednesday evening after prolonged illness at his Hyderpora residence, where he was under house arrest for the past decade. His family was allegedly not allowed to be part of his burial.

02 September, 2021

Syed Ali Geelani: The Last Separatist

Naseer Ganai

For the past 30 years, Geelani had remained the pivot of Kashmiri separatism. Geelani was known for giving prolonged strike calls and one word from him brought Kashmir to a pause.

02 September, 2021

Separatist J&K Leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani Dies At 92

Outlook Web Bureau

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, former chairman of hardline Hurriyat Conference, died in Srinagar on Wednesday after prolonged illness

29 June, 2020

Geelani’s Resignation From Hurriyat Brings Kashmiri Separatists Back In Political Discourse

Naseer Ganai

Some argue that Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, at the fag end of his life, has foreclosed any option of compromise or dialogue and passed the baton to youth and asked them to stand for 'whatever ideology he stood for over the years'.

29 June, 2020

Syed Ali Shah Geelani Quits Hurriyat Conference


In a short audio, Geelani said, 'keeping in view the present situation in the Hurriyat Conference, I announce to part ways from the Hurriyat forum. The decision has been conveyed to all the constituents of Hurriyat through an official letter.'

17 February, 2020

Syed Ali Shah Geelani's Health Is Stable, Recovering: J&K Administration

Naseer Ganai

On Tuesday, the J&K administration snapped internet services in the Valley in the wake of rumours about the deteriorating health of veteran leader.

13 February, 2020

Internet Snapped In Kashmir Amid Rumours Surrounding Separatist Leader Geelani's Health

Outlook Web Bureau

Hurriyet announced that Geelani has recently expressed his wish to be buried at the Mazar-e-Shuhada, a graveyard in Eidgah, Srinagar.

10 December, 2019

'Important To Restore Freedom Of Movement, Normalcy In Kashmir': EU Ambassador to India

Outlook Web Bureau

Speaking on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Ugo Astuto noted the principle of equality is enshrined in the Indian Constitution and hoped that 'it will be upheld'.

18 September, 2019

Amid Internet Shutdown, Separatist Leader Geelani's Email To Journalists Raises Eyebrows, Police To Order Probe

Naseer Ganai

Amid Internet shutdown, journalists in Kashmir received an email from incarcerated separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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