Muzamil Jaleel

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J-K security set-up leans towards Governor’s Rule
Sun, May 14, 2017

Centre can do it, but it has not worked earlier, warns PDP

‘Ummer was sitting with the bride. They pulled him, many others were waiting outside’
Thu, May 11, 2017

Ummer Fayyaz was kidnapped and killed by suspected militants in Shopian district where he was attending a marriage ceremony of some relative.

PDP old guard looks beyond Mehbooba Mufti, she digs her heels in
Wed, Apr 26, 2017

With the political grey zone carefully created by the PDP disappearing and support for the party dwindling, its leadership is “looking at ways to keep the alliance afloat” and “stay in power” because other options appear to be running out.

Crisis on ground, Delhi needs to respond: PDP’s Tassaduq Mufti
Wed, Apr 19, 2017

Speaking to The Indian Express, Tassaduq Mufti said: “PDP will have to be firm to push forth its agreed agenda of alliance."

Mehbooba Mufti to Army Chief: Videos of troop excesses undo progress made
Sun, Apr 16, 2017

J&K CM calls for action against guilty, warns of national, international fallout

In top courts, tussle over Article 370
Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Sharp words in the J&K House by CM Mehbooba Mufti underscore tensions between the PDP, BJP over special status for state. Article 370 and other aspects of special status have been challenged in 6 important cases in SC and Delhi HC.

Tap Kashmiris young so they are not spoiled, MoS Jitendra Singh tells RSS Muslim wing
Sun, Jan 08, 2017

The conference was attended by around 300 Kashmiri students from various educational institutions in Rajasthan, Noida and Delhi.

RSS Muslim wing will host Kashmiri students to ‘bring them on right path’
Sat, Jan 07, 2017

The conference has triggered unease in the Valley with the BJP’s alliance partner PDP saying they were not aware of “any such activity” and the separatists describing it as a “campaign to fragment our society”.

‘CBI said charges false, I thought there would be an outcry… But we won’t get even a sorry’
Wed, Dec 28, 2016

Out of jail, Ali says, they lead a life ostracised by neighbours, relatives, friends. Will that ever change, he wonders.

After 3 months, J&K to lift ban on Kashmir daily
Mon, Dec 26, 2016

The J&K government had banned the publication of English daily Kashmir Reader on October 2, calling it a threat to the “public tranquility”.

Fighting terror tag, ex-informers get court clean chit after 11 years
Fri, Jan 06, 2017

The Delhi Police’s Special Cell claimed they were arrested with arms and ammunition on February 9, 2006, at Mukarba Chowk in Delhi, as soon as they got off a bus from Jammu.

Interview | Independence has changed its meaning. It is more about globalisation, economy, says Mehbooba Mufti
Sun, Dec 18, 2016

It was such a feeling that I can't even express because I had never imagined that there is going to be a day when I am going to be at the helm of affairs and something like this can happen.

Protests set us back, can we even talk of AFSPA now, asks J-K CM Mehbooba Mufti
Sat, Dec 17, 2016

Mufti has said that the solution to Kashmir lies in making borders “irrelevant” and increasing connectivity to and from PoK, China and Central Asia.

Tribunal on Terrorism cases: Govt must act against cops responsible for false implications, says report
Mon, Dec 12, 2016

The tribunal also blamed the “draconian architecture of anti-terror legislation” for “false implication of scores of youth on charges of terrorism” because the laws grant “excessive powers to the investigating agencies”.

Make police officers criminally liable for malicious acts: People’s Tribunal
Sat, Dec 10, 2016

The report of the Tribunal points out that “the depositions (of the falsely implicated people) explicitly make clear all that is wrong with the criminal justice system when it comes to dealing with cases of terrorism”.

Over 1,200 children among 9,000 injured in crackdown on protesters: J&K health dept data
Fri, Nov 11, 2016

The data does not specify the nature of “other injuries” but an official told The Indian Express that these were people who had been beaten by police and security forces in the crackdown.

J-K activist’s detention: How can anybody believe such a concocted story, asks Khurram’s family
Sun, Sep 18, 2016

“This police report is a complete lie. If they (policemen) saw him and spoke to him as they have claimed, why didn’t they arrest him there,’’ Khurram’s wife Sameena Mir said.

J-K: Kashmiri activist, Khurram Pervez, under ‘preventive detention’, transferred to Kupwara jail at midnight
Sat, Sep 17, 2016

In 2006, Khurram received the Reebok Human Rights Award, a prestigious international prize that "recognizes young activists who have made significant contributions to human rights causes through nonviolent means”.

Hours after he was stopped at IGI, Kashmir rights activist held in Srinagar
Sat, Sep 17, 2016

Khurram Pervez had motivated a group of students to volunteer for his organisation and join the election-monitoring process.

Kashmir unrest: Separatist men who won’t talk
Sun, Sep 11, 2016

Muzamil Jaleel says that while the Hurriyat leader has always stood his ground on Kashmir, he has now got other separatists around to his position.

Sri Sri, Art of Living and their connection with Kashmir
Wed, Sep 07, 2016

The AoL’s stated objective in Kashmir is to “wean away youth from violence” through a number of programmes, including a leadership initiative.

Separatists in jail, J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti says talk to all-party team
Sun, Sep 04, 2016

Lines clearly drawn, officials hope Opposition MPs will show empathy, calm tempers

Hoping for Eid respite, PDP fights fault lines within
Mon, Aug 29, 2016

And with the 51-day curfew, the longest such spell in the Valley, coming to an end on Monday — except in Pulwama town and a few areas of Srinagar — the PDP hopes that Eid on September 13 will mark a thaw.

J&K DGP sends list of 169 ‘provocateurs’ to districts, says book them under PSA
Fri, Aug 26, 2016

These 169 are among the estimated 1,000 people who have been identified as key players in the ongoing protests and clashes with security forces.

Rajnath Singh by her side, Mehbooba Mufti says 5 per cent creating havoc, focus must be on 95 per cent
Fri, Aug 26, 2016

Children being misled, says CM Mehbooba Mufti. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said an alternative to pellet guns would be found within a few days.

In Kashmir, public and government agree: the media is to blame
Mon, Aug 22, 2016

The media is seen as “a mere propaganda tool of the State” and blamed for “hiding the truth”.

What PDP MP Muzaffar Hussain Baig told PM Modi at the all-party meet
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

Muzaffar Hussain Baig represented the ruling PDP in the all-party meeting convened by the Centre to discuss the current Kashmir uprising

Need to rebut narrative of jihad, need empathy: PDP
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

At the all-party meet on Kashmir, PDP was represented by former deputy Chief Minister Muzaffar Hussain Baig.

What Kashmir says
Fri, Aug 12, 2016

All parties meet today to talk about Kashmir. But are they prepared to hear the Kashmiris?

Mehbooba’s dark hour: As Kashmir erupts, Mufti walking the tightrope with her hands tied as CM
Sun, Jul 31, 2016

Once, she was the face of PDP’as ‘healing touch’, combining a politics of compassion with strident dissent of New Delhi. 50 people are dead and houses across Kashmir are mourning. Mehbooba would have wanted to be in the Opposition today. But she is the Chief Minister.

How 21-yr-old’s killing left behind skeletons of steel in Kashmir town
Wed, Jul 27, 2016

Once the police station of Damhal Hanjipora, or DH Pora, this is now a grim reminder of the rage that erupted over the last two weeks in Kashmir, following the killing of militant Burhan Wani on July 8.

Kashmir unrest: ‘No one among us is the PDP or NC now’
Tue, Aug 02, 2016

Having failed to quell the mass protests following the killing of Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani, even police, paramilitary and Army have been withdrawn, to lessen the chances of a confrontation.

On hospital beds in Anantnag town in Kashmir, glimpses of a violent week
Sat, Jul 16, 2016

In the district hospital at Anantnag town, where curfew has been in place for a week, are glimpses of what happened since last Friday, when protests erupted in Kashmir following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.

At Ground Zero: Flower petals at the end of a dangerous journey
Fri, Jul 15, 2016

This is where 22-year-old Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed by J&K Police.

Kashmir violence: In her Bijbehara bastion, Death No. 31 sparks anger
Wed, Jul 13, 2016

In a clear indication that no one in the security establishment is taking any chances given the volatility on the street, a senior official said that security has been strengthened at Dara Shikoh park, where PDP patriarch Mufti Mohammad Sayeed lies buried.

Kashmir protests: Her MLAs fearful, CM Mufti asks ministers to step out
Tue, Jul 12, 2016

Three days into the protests, the Chief Minister herself is nowhere to be seen — she has only issued two statements, appealing for calm — and her own party MLAs are fearful of the backlash.