The two mainstream political parties, the National Conference (NC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have left little space for the All-Party Hurriyat Conference in the Kashmir valley. (Nc, Pdp Leave Little Space For Hurriyat , Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Security agencies are questioning Hurriyat leader G M Bhat, an associate of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and two of his accomplices in connection with the recent Ajmer blast. Cops have gathered vital details of . . . . (Ajmer Blast Trail Leads To Hurriyat, The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Security agencies are questioning Hurriyat leader G M Bhat, an associate of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and two of his accomplices in connection with the recent Ajmer blast. Cops have gathered vital details of . . . . (Ajmer Blast Trail Leads To Hurriyat, Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Jammu and Kashmir is not a problem of Hindu-Muslim relations as many people believe. (Sixty Years Of Kashmir's Accession: The Less Known Realities , Deccan Herald, Balraj Puri, Nov 07, 2007)
G. M. Bhat, an associate of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, was arrested in connection with the inter-state hawala racket busted recently in the state and the police here has launched a hunt for those had handed over hawala . . . . (Geelani’S Associate Held In Hawala Racket , Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Mainstream and separatist political parties in Jammu and Kashmir have reacted to the imposition of emergency in Pakistan, while people keenly watch developments for its impact on Indo-Pakistan relations and resolution of the Kashmir issue. (Pak Emergency: Mixed Reaction In Valley , Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
From separatists to mainstream parties to the common man, the imposition of Emergency in Pakistan has concerned everybody in Kashmir. (Kashmir To Face Pak Emergency Impact , Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The charismatic and colourful Dr Farooq Abdullah is back in Srinagar to take charge of the National Conference after a five-year sabbatical. (Congress Looks At New J&k Options, Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Nov 02, 2007)
A three-pronged Kashmir strategy adopted by Pakistan involving shifting the focus of engineering violence in Kashmir to other parts of India outside Jammu and Kashmir (JK), and building ‘united’ political support within JK has been unearthed . . . . (Indian Intelligence Claims Knowledge Of Pakistan’S ‘New Kashmir Strategy’, Daily Times, Iftikhar Gilani, Oct 31, 2007)
The former ISI chief,Asad Durrani, on the situation in the NWFP, talks with the Taliban, and the challenges before the new army chief. (The Type Of War Being Fought In The Frontiers Is Not Our War: Asad Durrani, Hindu, Nirupama Subramanian , Oct 30, 2007)
Bolstered by the Tehelka sting operation on the post-Godhra riots in Gujarat, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday urged Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to get Chief Minister Narendra Modi and BJP leader L.K. Advani arrested for their. . . (Parties Blast Modi, Seek His Ouster, Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
The United Jihad Council is desperate to join in the political dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir’s future, but it may be too late. (Signals From Ceasfire, Frontline, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Oct 24, 2007)
The act of arson at Ladoora, Bandipore, by Indian troops is condemnable, said Hurriyat Conference-M Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.
(‘Arson At Ladoora, Bandipore, By Indian Troops Is Condemnable’, Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 22, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is hopeful of talking to political groups to address the Jammu and Kashmir peace process.
(Hurriyat Has Reneged On Its Promise: Manmohan, Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Oct 19, 2007)
Id was today celebrated across Jammu and Kashmir with religious fervour with over one lakh people offering Id prayers at the famous Idgah after a gap of about 20 years. (Lakhs Offer Prayers At Idgah After 20 Yrs , Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
Amid a militant sponsored cease fire, Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated peacefully in Kashmir on Sunday.
(Eid Peaceful In Kashmir, Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
Former Hizb commander ponders lessons of collapsed 2000-2001 peace effort
Sees no point in harbouring resentments against the dead
“It’s never too late to talk peace. We all have no choice”
(Kashmir Ceasefire: Remembering Failure, Hindu, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Oct 13, 2007)
Hardline APHC leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has announced withdrawal of his programme of offering Id prayers at Idgah here in view of the possible confrontation with the moderate faction of the Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.
(Geelani Withdraws Id Programme At Idgah, Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
Devotees visited shrines and mosques for night-long prayers on the occasion of Shab-e-Qader on Tuesday night, on 26th day of holy month of Ramzan. (Shab-E-Qader: Devotees Throng Shrines, Mosques For Prayers , Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
A fidayeen attack in Srinagar left three police personnel injured on the eve of a 72-hour, unilateral ceasefire declared by the Pakistan-based United Jihad Council.
(Fidayeen Strike At Crpf Camp In J&k, Hindu, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Oct 12, 2007)
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