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J&K: The Hurriyat Conference

Mirwaiz Led Hurriyat Denounces Civilian Killings In Kashmir

Oct 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, who continues to be under house arrest, in a statement extended ‘heartfelt condolences and sympathies with the bereaved family of ML Bindroo (chemist) and others’.

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.

A Day After Blinken’s Delhi Visit, Separatist Hurriyat Holds First Official Meeting

In the meeting, the leaders demanded release of Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq from his house arrest.

J&K: Govt Books NC Leader Under PSA For Being Hurriyat Sympathizer

Jul 15, 2021 Naseer Ganai

National Conference says the youth leader was arrested for seeking compensation for people in land acquisition

J&K Political Parties Question Dismissal Of 11 Govt Employees On Charges Of Terror Links

Hurriyat Conference asked the J&K administration to revoke the dismissal or give the employees a ‘fair chance’ to challenge the charges levelled against them.

08 July, 2021

Hurriyat Invokes Changing Geopolitical Situation To Address Kashmir Issue

Naseer Ganai

This is the major political statement issued by the Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in recent months.

16 April, 2021

Mirwaiz Farooq Not Released Even During The Month Of Ramzan: Hurriyat

Outlook Web Bureau

The Hurriyat Conference feel unfortunate, as their chairman has not been released even in the month of Ramzan from his "arbitrary" detention.

05 March, 2021

Hurriyat Chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Still Under House Arrest

Naseer Ganai

A Hurriyat statement expressed regret that after announcing the release of its chairman Mirwaiz e Umar Farooq, the government went back on its decision.

31 October, 2020

Hurriyat Conference Slams New Land Law, Kashmir Observes Strike

Naseer Ganai

Breaking its long silence, the Hurriyat Conference Wednesday called new Jammu and Kashmir land laws “anti-people”.

28 October, 2020

Hurriyat Breaks Silence, Calls New J&K Land Law ‘Anti-People’

Naseer Ganai

A year after abrogation of Article 370, a rare statement from Hurriyat Conference.

04 August, 2020

Modi Govt Needs To Walk Extra Mile To Provide Healing Touch To Kashmiris

Farooq Wani

It is important that the Centre explores every opportunity for the development of Kashmir and fulfil promises made by the authorities so that the people of Kashmir are convinced that New Delhi is concerned about them.


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.'

16 February, 2020

J&K Government Says Hurriyat Leader Geelani’s Condition Stable

Naseer Ganai

The J&K administration had to stop internet services in the wake of rumours about the deterioration in the separatist leader's health.

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.

22 October, 2019

Politicians, Hurriyat, Powerful Crushed Dreams of Kashmir's Youth: Guv Satya Pal Malik

Outlook Web Bureau

Alleging that 'affluent and powerful' sections have crushed the dreams of the youths in Kashmir and destroyed their lives, J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik appealed to the people to understand the truth and join the Centre's efforts to usher peace and progress in the state.

02 October, 2019

NIA Likely To File Charge Sheet Against Separatist Leader Yasin Maiik Under UAPA

Outlook Web Bureau

The NIA charge sheet says Yasin Malik had visited the Lashkar e Taiba camps in Muree in Pakistan occupied Kashmir and addressed the LeT cadres there.


06 August, 2019

No Talks With Hurriyat, Will Continue To Claim PoK: Amit Shah in Lok Sabha

Outlook Web Bureau

Amit Shah said the Modi government will have no hesitation in restoring statehood to Jammu and Kashmir when normalcy returns.

Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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