10 arrested for Jamia sloganeering

10 arrested for Jamia sloganeering

Srinagar: Ten youths were arrested on charges of vitiating peaceful atmosphere outside the historic Jamia Masjid here during the congregational payers a day earlier, police said on Saturday. “10 Hooligans arrested for trying to vitiate peaceful atmosphere outside Jamia Masjid Yesterday after Friday prayers. They shall be booked under relevant section of law,” Srinagar Police […]

Mirwaiz Offers Prayers At Historic Jamia, Advocate Dialogue

Mirwaiz Offers Prayers At Historic Jamia, Advocate Dialogue

Srinagar: In his first public appearance following his release from four-year house arrest on Friday, Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq reiterated the stand of his separatist amalgam that the issue of Jammu and Kashmir has to be resolved through dialogue and peaceful means. The Mirwaiz also said the people of Kashmir believe in peaceful […]

Political parties welcome Mirwaiz’s release

Political parties welcome Mirwaiz’s release

Srinagar: Political parties in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday welcomed the release of Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq from his house arrest, with National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah expressing hope that the Mirwaiz would resume his social and religious responsibilities. The Mirwaiz was released from house arrest on Friday, four years after he was […]

HC issues notice to admin over house arrest of Mirwaiz

HC issues notice to admin over house arrest of Mirwaiz

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday issued a notice to the union territory administration seeking its response on a petition filed by Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq over his house arrest since August 2019. Farooq’s lawyer, Nazir Ahmad Ronga said the court has given four weeks’ time to the administration to […]

Mirwaiz to send legal notice to govt over his ‘detention’

Mirwaiz to send legal notice to govt over his ‘detention’

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq will send a legal notice to Jammu and Kashmir administration for his release from house detention, the managing body of Jamia Masjid here said on Friday. The leader through the notice will also be seeking a clarification from authorities whether he was free or under house arrest, it […]

Anjuman criticises govt as Mirwaiz completes 204 Fridays in detention

SRINAGAR: Anjuman Auqaf Jama Masjid Srinagar has criticised the government for four years of “illegal and arbitrary” detention of its president Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir Dr Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq who was barred from offering 204th consecutive Friday prayers today. The Anjuman in a statement said, “Due to the illegal detention, Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir is prevented from delivering the Friday […]

Mirwaiz barred from offering 200 consecutive Fridays: Anjuman

Mirwaiz barred from offering 200 consecutive Fridays: Anjuman

SRINAGAR: Anjuman Auqaf Jama Masjid said it has been record 200 Fridays since the Mirwaiz of Kashmir has been barred by the authorities from the centuries old tradition of delivering the Friday sermons from the pulpit of the historic Jama Masjid, terming it a “shame”. The pain and anguish this religious repression on the Muslims […]

AAC observes 59th Foundation Day, calls for Mirwaiz’s release

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Awami Action Committee (AAC) on Tuesday observed its 59th Foundation Day with the commitment that it will continue to pursue to achieve the vision and mission of its founder and people’s leader “Shaheed-e-Millat” Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq (RA) for which he strived all his life. On this occasion, a meeting of […]

Mirwaiz barred from consecutive 199 Friday prayers: Anjuman

SRINAGAR: Anjuman Auqaf Jama Mas-jid Srinagar has condemned the authori-ties’ behaviour of keeping its president Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir Dr Moulvi Muham-mad Umar Farooq under “illegal and arbi-trary” house detention for nearly the past four years. In a statement, the Anjuman said that to-day is the 199th consecutive Friday when Kashmir’s top religious leader Mirwaiz-e- Kashmir was not […]

Anjuman urges authorities to release Mirwaiz before Eid

SRINAGAR: The head of Anjuman Auqaf Jama Masjid Srinagar, Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir Dr Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq, who has been kept under “illegal and arbitrary” house arrest by the authorities since 5 August 2019, has not been able to perform the important religious duty of Friday prayers for the 198th consecutive week besides not being able to […]

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