Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicSeparatist leaders

Topic: Separatist leaders

‘Ready to face whatever’s next’: What Yasin Malik said about guilty plea in terror-funding case

‘Friend of the court’, advocate Akhand Pratap Singh, says he tried to make Malik understand consequences of pleading guilty, but he made up his mind not to face trial.

Separatist Hurriyat leader Ashraf Sehrai detained in Kashmir, likely to be booked under PSA

Sehrai had recently taken over as chief of pro-Pakistan Tehreek-e-Hurriyat from Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who days ago announced his disassociation from politics.

Modi govt appoints J&K separatist’s son-in-law as high court judge

Govt had initially objected to the elevation of Javed Iqbal Wani, son-in-law of separatist Mian Abdul Qayoom, after IB report stated Qayoom had assisted J&K separatists.

Modi & Amit Shah’s new Kashmir policy will make dynasties irrelevant & build local leadership

Abdullah, Mufti and Nehru-Gandhi dynasties aren’t the solution, but part of the Kashmir problem.

Separatist Hurriyat Conference has lost ground in Kashmir, but not its relevance

Politicians & analysts say while the Hurriyat has lost some of its appeal, it is still the long-term destination for pro-azadi voices, and must be engaged.

J&K govt withdraws security cover from Mirwaiz & 4 other separatist leaders

Security cover withdrawn after union home minister Rajnath Singh had said some separatist leaders had links to Pakistan’s ISI and terror organisations.

On Camera

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Western reading of Shivalingam as phallic symbol is incorrect. For Hindus, Shiva is formless

For Europeans, shivalingam wasn’t just unique—it was an obscene, morally outrageous superstition. Such misrepresentation stems from the cult of phallic worship.

Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.

Defence

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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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