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Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Mirwaiz faction of Hurriyat urges India, Pakistan to resume J-K dialogue soon

The Hurriyat Conference calls the Centre’s August 5, 2019 move “muscular” and a sordid chapter in J-K's tragic saga

04 Aug 2020 10:01 AM

Mirwaiz calls for shutdown on February 9 & 11

But post August 5 last year, they have been conspicuous by their remaining quiet on the vital issue.

08 Feb 2020 2:16 AM

Decision on holding dialogue with separatists likely after home minister's J&K visit

'Our principled stand has been that the issue of Kashmir can be resolved through dialogue,' Mirwaiz said.

25 Jun 2019 5:14 PM

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq: Hope govt will help resolve J&K issue

The separatist leader prayed for the resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan.

06 Jun 2019 1:48 AM

Mirwaiz to PM: Accept peace offer from Imran Khan

Mirwaiz said that peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue could transform both India and Pakistan.

01 Jun 2019 1:19 AM


Given fresh mandate, BJP must resolve J&K’s issues, say state leaders

I congratulate Narendra Modiji for a historic mandate, says Mehbooba Mufti.

24 May 2019 4:53 AM

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to appear before NIA in terror funding case

'I will not travel to Delhi, nor will I turn up for any investigation come what may,' Mirwaiz said.

08 Apr 2019 10:48 AM

Repression no solution to Kashmir problem

The National Investigation Agency has been targeting Kashmir’s leaders on charges inter alia of money laundering and ‘terror funding’.

17 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

NIA summons to Mirwaiz 'interference in religious affairs: Kashmir trade bodies

They hit out at the government terming the NIA move as "brazen attempts at politicization” of the situation in Kashmir.

12 Mar 2019 7:37 PM

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq refuses to appear before NIA for questioning

The NIA, which is probing an alleged terror funding case, had last week summoned the Mirwaiz to New Delhi for questioning.

12 Mar 2019 2:40 AM


NIA to grill Mirwaiz Umar Farooq over terror funding

The Mirwaiz has been asked to appear before the probe agency at its headquarters in New Delhi’s Lodhi Road on Monday morning.

10 Mar 2019 12:48 AM

Pulwama terror attack:18 separatists, 155 politicians to lose security in J-K

Through this, over 1,000 police personnel and over 100 vehicles are freed to do regular police work, officials said.

21 Feb 2019 2:24 PM

Security cover for top separatist leaders in Kashmir withdrawn

Curfew in Jammu 3rd day; but clashes, stone-pelting incidents continue.

18 Feb 2019 3:18 AM

Security of 5 separatist leaders withdrawn by J&K administration

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday issued orders to withdraw security of five separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

17 Feb 2019 12:32 PM

Separatists under house arrest ahead of PM Modi visit

The Prime Minister’s Special Protection Group (SPG) has taken over all the venues that Mr Modi is scheduled to visit.

03 Feb 2019 6:36 AM


Pak envoy summoned over Umar call

The Pakistan Foreign Minister’s actions are tantamount to direct interference in the internal affairs of its neighbour.

31 Jan 2019 2:55 AM

Pakistan minister calls Mirwaiz, renews support over J&K

A statement issued by Pakistan’s foreign officer said that Qureshi also emphasised that India should permit the visit of the commission of inquiry.

30 Jan 2019 1:49 AM

Grim human rights scene in Valley, says Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Mirwaiz also urged the Centre to realise the gravity of the situation.

08 Dec 2018 6:56 AM

Separatists dodge curbs by using cyberspace

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik tweet, put out videos of speeches from their homes.

08 Dec 2018 6:28 AM

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq put under house arrest: Cops

A police official said that the steps were taken to “prevent breach of peace”.

02 Dec 2018 2:46 AM