Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has called for unity among separatists.
Some believe this decision has lent credence to the view of separatists, who see Indo-Pak talks as a futile exercise.
The Congress too found the move “strange and an ironical” saying Basit was “feting” the Kashmiri separatists.
This is the second major attack by militants at Pampore in the past three days.
The Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani refused to comment on Modi’s visit saying they had no expectations from it.
The government, however, sought time to make a decision.
Tells Army to cooperate with probe.
Jaitley, service chiefs to pay tribute today.
Official figures put the number of Israeli tourists visiting Kashmir and Ladakh at 8,000-10,000 per year.
Hours before lecture, police invoked Section 144 that bans the assembly of four or more persons at a public place.
Geelani asked people to contribute towards Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, the separatist organisation founded by him.
HC was hearing a petition by the survivors asking the court to monitor re-investigation in the case.
Human rights activist Imroz has questioned the proceeding of the court martial by BSF terming it a cover-up attempt.
Security forces fire at protesters, 1 dies
In October 2010, he was arrested after police raids across Kashmir. Since then, he has been behind bars.
As the joint team was zeroing in on the target, militants holed up in the village opened fire on them.