Shun military approach: Mirwaiz to GoI

Shun military approach: Mirwaiz to GoI

Srinagar: Impressing upon the government of India (GoI) to change the “military approach”, Hurriyat Conference (M) chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said that the resistance leadership will support any step taken on Kashmir. “GoI needs to understand that power, suppression and oppression cannot resolve the Kashmir issue,” the Mirwaiz said. “It is a political […]

JRL calls for dialogue among the ‘three parties’ to Kashmir dispute

JRL calls for dialogue among the ‘three parties’ to Kashmir dispute

SRINAGAR: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Friday said that the pro-freedom groups never opposed “sincere, meaningful and result-oriented dialogue” among the “three parties” to the Kashmir dispute. The pro-freedom groups support any dialogue “fulfilling the will and aspirations of the people of Kashmir,” the JRL said. The JRL appealed to India and Pakistan to […]

Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik to fly to Delhi today

Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik to fly to Delhi today

Srinagar: The government has decided to allow Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik to go to Delhi where they will present themselves for arrest at the NIA headquarters on Saturday. Sources said that Mirwaiz and Malik will reach the residence of Geelani at Hyderpora at 11am, from where they will leave for […]

Mirwaiz confined, Malik arrested

Mirwaiz confined, Malik arrested

Srinagar: Hurriyat (M) chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and JKLF chief Mohammad Yasin Malik were detained on Thursday by police. While Mirwaiz was put under house detention at his Nigeen residence early today, Malik was arrested from his office chambers at Abi Guzar in Lal Chowk in the evening. Mirwaiz, who leads the congregational Friday prayers […]

Observe Friday as Solidarity Day

Observe Friday as Solidarity Day

Srinagar: Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema (MMU), an alliance of religious organiastions in Kashmir has strongly condemned the persecution and ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine state of Myanmar and asked people to observe Friday as a Solidarity Day with them. A joint statement issued by the MMU head Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and the associated organisations […]

For sake of Muslims: Mirwaiz urges Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Iran to unite

For sake of Muslims: Mirwaiz urges Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Iran to unite

SRINAGAR: Expressing disappointment at Muslims across the globe being disunited, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday impressed upon the nations of Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Iran to unite “for the sake of the Ummah”. He said that besides battling external forces, the Muslim community was also facing an “internal crisis”. “There is oppression, killing of Muslims […]

Mirwaiz to lead Eid prayers at Eidgah

Mirwaiz to lead Eid prayers at Eidgah

Srinagar: On Eid-ul-Azha, the government has decided not to allow congregational Eid prayers at Tourist Reception Centre (TRC) while as Auqaf Jamia Masjid on Thursday announced that Eid prayers would be held in Eidgah, Srinagar on Saturday at 9:30 AM. The Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated in Kashmir on Saturday. According to government sources, the authorities […]

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