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Mirwaiz Umar Farooq


Doors open for talks with Hurriyat, but only within Constitution: BJP

June 25, 2019 6:49 am

Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq told The Indian Express that the Hurriyat would respond “positively” if “meaningful dialogue” is initiated by New Delhi.

If talks are initiated, there will be positive response: Hurriyat responds to J&K Guv

June 24, 2019 9:36 am

Mirwaiz says meaningful dialogue only way forward; NC & PDP welcome move

PM Modi’s mandate may help solve J&K conflict: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

June 01, 2019 7:20 am

“The people of India overwhelmingly voted for Modi and his party. This mandate gives PM Modi the opportunity and the power to play a decisive role in the resolution of the long-pending Kashmir conflict.”

Suspension of cross-LoC trade unfortunate: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

April 19, 2019 10:25 pm

Hardening its stand against Pakistan, India Thursday indefinitely suspended cross-LoC trade at two points along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir effective Friday, following reports that it was being "misused" by elements from across the border to smuggle weapons, narcotics and fake currency.

Mirwaiz's appearance before NIA paves ways for thorough probe into JK terror funding

April 09, 2019 3:19 pm

Mirwaiz appeared before the National Investigation Agency for the second consecutive day on Tuesday for questioning in connection with a case related to funding of terror groups and separatist organisations in Jammu and Kashmir.

Terror funding case: NIA questions Mirwaiz; MHA says proves govt determination

April 09, 2019 4:20 am

According to NIA officials, Mirwaiz was asked to appear before the agency on March 11 and March 18, but he expressed his inability to join the investigation in Delhi, maintaining that he fears for his security in view of “conditions of hostility”.

Hurriyat's Mirwaiz Umar Farooq appears before NIA in Delhi

April 08, 2019 11:37 am

Responding to NIA's third summon in the past one month, Mirwaiz agreed to come to Delhi for the investigation. He had refused two summons, earlier, citing safety concerns and asked to be examined in Srinagar.

Hurriyat's Mirwaiz Umar Farooq cites security risk, skips NIA summons again

March 19, 2019 4:09 am

Mirwaiz is the first separatist leader who has refused to appear in person before the investigating agency. He, however, has maintained that is ready to appear before the agency in the Valley.

Will decide on going to NIA if concerns are addressed: Mirwaiz

March 16, 2019 5:05 am

Without naming the NIA, he said, “Whoever needs to ask us anything can come here and do so. However, we will remain strong on our stand.”

Religious leaders withdraw shutdown call after Mirwaiz request

March 14, 2019 5:08 am

The Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat Conference also convened an emergency meeting in Srinagar to discuss the issue. Hurriyat has said that a “hostile environment is being wilfully generated to cause harassment”.