THE ELDER brother of Peoples Conference leader and BJP ally Sajad Lone is planning to change the name of his party to “end any confusion”. A senior separatist leader, Bilal Lone represents his Peoples Conference (PC) in the Hurriyat Conference. His brother Sajad Lone, who switched over to mainstream in 2009. too is heading his […]
In a serious breach of security ahead of Modi’s visit, militants on Thursday attacked a guard post of a hotel in Srinagar and fled with rifles. The incident caused a flutter within the security agencies and two policemen who were manning the guard post were detained for questioning.
The Hurriyat leader said in supporting dialogue, “I probably represent the beat of each one of us in the south Asian region. I don’t want to die tomorrow in an atomic holocaust, I don’t want to burn alive with my kith and kin and the entire region. Who wants it?"
While Hurriyat Conference has rejected the dialogue initiative, the Centre’s special representative to Jammu and Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma indicated he was optimistic about such a meeting in the future.
Official sources told The Indian Express that Watali also claimed that he played an instrumental role in ensuring the presence of Nawaz Sharif in New Delhi for the swearing-in ceremony in May 2014 of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Investigating agencies like the NIA (National Investigation Agency) have cracked down on Hurriyat leaders like Syed Ali Shah Geelani's son-in-law --Altaf Ahmed Shah, also known as Altaf Fantoosh -- and six other Kashmiri separatists.
The chairman of the Jammu Kashmir Democratic Liberation Party (JKDLP) on Wednesday raised questions over Hurriyat’s intentions asking how one can expect them to solve Kashmiris’ problems as they are Pakistan’s stooge. “Hurriyat is Pakistan’s stooge how can you expect them to solve Kashmiris’ problems?” Chairman, JKDLP, Mohammad Hashim Qureshi said. Attacking the separatists, Hashim […]