Mirwaiz barred from offering Friday prayers

Mirwaiz barred from offering Friday prayers

SRINAGAR: Chairman, Hurriyat Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was barred from offering Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid Srinagar. A statement issued by the Hurriyat said that because of the curbs on Mirwaiz, he could not participate in the blood donation camp organized in the vicinity of Jama Masjid in connection with Hafta-e Shahadat programs. Speaking […]

Ongoing protests reaction to ban on student activism in Kashmir: Mirwaiz

Ongoing protests reaction to ban on student activism in Kashmir: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Srinagar: Chairman, Hurriyat Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday said that the ongoing student protests were reaction to the lack of space to student activism in schools and colleges in Kashmir. “Students can’t be aloof to the Kashmir situation, they are part of it and lack of space for student activism in schools and […]

HC notice to GOI on Mirwaiz passport plea

HC notice to GOI on Mirwaiz passport plea

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Saturday issued notice to Indian External Affairs and Home ministries besides Regional Passport Officer Srinagar  and the state government, seeking their response to plea by Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq for issuance of a passport to him. A single bench of Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar issued notice […]

Resistance leaders, Bar held meeting at Geelani’s residence

Resistance leaders, Bar held meeting at Geelani’s residence

Srinagar: Joint resistance leadership comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Saturday evening held a meeting at Geelani’s Hyderpora residence. The trio along with representatives of Kashmir high court bar association held the deliberations till late evening. General secretary of the lawyers body advocate Bashir Sadiq, confirmed the meeting […]

Stop anti-people policies: Mirwaiz

Stop anti-people policies: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday warned authorities to put an end to its “anti-people and aggressive” polices saying it will not stop people from striving for their fundamental political right or douse their pro-freedom sentiment but will intensify the same. Mirwaiz was addressing people after Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid […]

Military build-up won’t suppress people’s voice: Hurriyat (M)

Military build-up won’t suppress people’s voice: Hurriyat (M)

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday convened a meeting of the conglomerate’s executive council at party’s Raj Bagh headquarters. As per a statement issued here, the meeting was chaired by Mirwaiz after being released from prolonged period of house arrest and was attended by executive members including Professor Abdul Gani Bhat, […]

Hope Turkish President makes efforts to end tension in region: Mirwaiz

Hope Turkish President makes efforts to end tension in region: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Chairman All Parties Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday expressed hope that the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will make efforts to end the political uncertainly prevalent in this region since decades. Welcoming the statement of Erodgan wherein he called for “multilateral dialogue” to resolve Kashmir dispute, Mirwaiz said the Turkish president […]

Mirwaiz condemns ‘thrashing’ of students, teachers of Polytechnic college

Mirwaiz condemns ‘thrashing’ of students, teachers of Polytechnic college

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday “strongly condemned” the alleged thrashing of students and teachers of Polytechnic College, Gogji Bagh, Srinagar by government forces. In a statement issued here, Mirwaiz said student protests does not only stem from political aspirations but also due to continuous “repressive” policies. “Subjugating and depoliticising the […]

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