Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Topic: separatists

Syed Geelani quits Hurriyat, accuses Pakistan-based separatist leaders of nepotism, corruption

In a letter, Syed Ali Shah Geelani has alleged that Pakistan-based separatists have been misinterpreting his speeches and taking decisions arbitrarily without keeping him in the loop.

Modi took Kashmir’s special status away. He must assure people it won’t become a Palestine

To win Kashmiris’ trust, Modi govt must ensure their economic interests are not affected and encroachers do not find a foothold.

Separatists in Kashmir call for a strike against first-phase polling for Lok Sabha

Separatists also said in a statement that they have called for a complete shutdown as a protest against NIA's stance against JKLF chairman Yasin Malik, among other issues.

Why Kashmir’s separatists were given security cover & what it has cost the state

The J&K govt last year said Rs 10.88 crore had been spent on providing security cover to separatist leaders.

Kashmir shut down after separatists protest Supreme Court’s hearing on Article 35A

Supreme Court will hear on the validity of Article 35A which bars people, from outside the state, from acquiring any immovable property in the state.

In a first, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq admits Hurriyat has ‘lost connect’ with people of Kashmir

Moderate leader says the separatists are concerned about the youth picking up guns, blames the Centre for pushing them against a wall.

Plugged-In: Kashmir’s deadliest clashes in years, ISRO power failure, Dalit History Month

In the Valley of death: 12 militants, 4 civilians, and 3 jawans have been killed in Kashmir encounters. These numbers haunt the front pages of all major dailies

Dineshwar Sharma’s J&K visit broke the ice. Now he has to win over youth on the streets

The separatist challenge can be overcome to a certain extent if Sharma can convince the civil society of the sincerity of his efforts.

Interlocutor’s first day in Valley a ‘no-show’, but hopes afloat

Separatists, tourism industry stick to decision on boycotting talks, but interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma claims deliberations are on.

On Camera


Mohan Bhagwat’s mosque trip left BJP clueless. Only Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi is smiling

BJP ministers have been told to keep handy a list of their ministries' work. Used to praising Modi, they are worried what they will say if the PM asks them about their work.
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.