GoI blind to benefits of Islamic banking: Mirwaiz

GoI blind to benefits of Islamic banking: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Senior resistance leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, on Friday slammed the government of India (GoI) for refusing to pursue Islamic banking in India. In a tweet Mirwaiz said that the GoI was not able to see the “benefits” of Islamic banking. “Govt blinded to the benefits that Islamic banking can bring to its people & […]

GoI duty bound to ensure safety of Indian Muslims: Mirwaiz

GoI duty bound to ensure safety of Indian Muslims: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Tuesday strongly condemned the lynching of an “innocent” Muslim Umar Khan in Alwar, Rajasthan by fanatics, saying the “politics of hate and polarisation” is being deliberately promoted and promulgated for electoral dividends and Muslims across India are being made its target in a well-planned manner. In […]

Mirwaiz sounds alarm on political prisoners

Mirwaiz sounds alarm on political prisoners

SRINAGAR: Senior resistance leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday put international human rights organizations on notice over the condition of Kashmiri prisoners who are being detained in jails across J&K and India. Addressing the faithful from the pulpit of Jamia Masjid here, the Mirwaiz said, “Oppression against Kashmiris, particularly youth, is going on, be it […]

Bosnian envoy calls on Mirwaiz

Bosnian envoy calls on Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: The Bosnia and Herzegovina ambassador Sabit Subasic on Thursday called on the Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq at his Nigeen residence. A spokesperson of the conglomerate in a statement issued here said the Bosnian Envoy and Mirwaiz discussed a series of issues. He said Mirwaiz briefed him about the historical perspective of […]

Mirwaiz meets Bilal Lone before driving to Geelani’s home

Mirwaiz meets Bilal Lone before driving to Geelani’s home

Srinagar: After a long time, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq drove to the home of Bilal Gani Lone on Thursday and held a closed-door meeting at his Sanat Nagar residence, before travelling on to Syed Ali Geelani’s residence at Hyderpora. Sources in the resistance camp said that 44-year-old Mirwaiz reached Sanat Nagar at around 5pm, where the […]

Detaining Mirwaiz on Ashoora political vendetta: Hurriyat (M)

Detaining Mirwaiz on Ashoora political vendetta: Hurriyat (M)

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Sunday strongly denounced the continuous house detention of its chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq “even on the eve of the sacred occasion of Ashoora”, saying that disallowing Mirwaiz from carrying out social, political and religious activities is nothing but a political vendetta on part of government. A spokesperson of the conglomerate […]

Malik arrested, Mirwaiz under house arrest

Malik arrested, Mirwaiz under house arrest

SRINAGAR: Police on Friday arrested Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik and placed Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest. A spokesperson of Hurriyat (M) in a statement termed Mirwaiz’s continuous detention as “political vendetta”. “Mirwaiz was once again prevented from addressing the Friday congregation and prayers at […]

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