August 27, 2021 2:26 pm
Being an alliance of disparate ideologies, with moderates like Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone and hardliners like Syed Ali Geelani and Masrat Alam, the Hurriyat found it difficult to keep its flock together.
July 05, 2020 12:21 pm
The bombshell resignation of hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani last week as “chairperson for life” of the APHC has caused a near implosion in the Hurriyat.
June 30, 2020 4:41 am
Geelani has taken a potshot at the Hurriyat leadership in Pakistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), accusing it of using its influence to get close to the power corridors in Pakistan.
October 22, 2015 4:52 pm
Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani, head of the moderate Hurriyat faction Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Shabir Ahmad Shah, Nayeem Khan and Zafar Akbar Bhat were placed under house arrest, a police official said.
August 20, 2015 8:24 pm
The timing of the house arrest could have put a question mark on the role of Mufti who is also the Home Minister of the state.
August 19, 2015 3:46 pm
After the cancellation of talks by New Delhi last year over a similar invitation, separatists see the repeat invite as “toughening” of Pakistan’s stand on Kashmir which they welcome.
January 08, 2014 3:49 pm
The leaders are further annoyed as contents of this letter were leaked, according to them, deliberately.
September 05, 2011 3:04 am
As per WikiLeaks,the Peoples Democratic Party,Jammu and Kashmirs main opposition party,had offered to form a post-election coalition.