Thursday, Oct 06, 2022

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq


Crackdown after attack: Four separatist leaders lose security

February 18, 2019 5:21 am

“The Hurriyat people are the real enemies of the Kashmiris and they are the ones who ruined the Valley. (That) their security has been withdrawn is a welcome step and I would like them to be arrested,” J&K BJP president Ravinder Raina was quoted as saying.

Aide of Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, Kashmiri businessman quizzed by NIA

July 02, 2017 10:36 pm

The questioning of an aide of Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and a businessman from Kashmir by the officers of the NIA, which has registered a case against separatists and terror organisations operating in the Valley, was continuing separately.

Reach out to Pak from Srinagar, Hurriyat ready to talk: Mirwaiz to PM Modi

November 03, 2015 2:44 am

PM Modi is set to address a rally at the Sher-e-Kashmir stadium in Srinagar on November 7. On the same day, he is to inaugurate the Baglihar II power project in Ramban.

J&K police impose restrictions to prevent a rally by Hurriyat Conference

May 21, 2015 12:14 pm

A senior police official said that restrictions has been imposed in the area falling under six police stations of the old city.

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq meets Basit on Pakistan’s J&K stand

March 23, 2015 1:35 am

Farooq said “Hurriyat believes that Kashmir is a political problem, not a problem of good or bad governance".

Situation in Keran sector a cause for concern: Hurriyat chief

October 07, 2013 5:51 pm

Army had launched an operation a fortnight ago against holed up militants in Keran Sector.

Zubin Mehta's concert has assumed political overtones: Mirwaiz

April 08, 2014 2:36 pm

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq said there was no opposition to the Germany-sponsored concert itself.

Mirwaiz calls for Singh-Sharif dialogue at UN meet

August 27, 2013 1:03 am

Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq urged the prime ministers of India and Pakistan to engage in direct dialogue.

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq led Hurriyat Conference demands restriction on Amarnath Yatra

June 28, 2013 7:25 pm

The annual pilgrimage to 3,880m high holy cave shrine began from twin base camps of Pahalgam and Baltal on Friday.

Hurriyat members clash as Shah wants ex-chief Bhat’s expulsion

May 21, 2012 12:35 am

As Shah was seeking Bhat’s expulsion at the Hurriyat headquarters here,the supporters of the Mirwaiz and Shah camps traded abuses,accusations,punches and blows.