Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicSyed Ali Shah Geelani

Topic: Syed Ali Shah Geelani

Geelani’s grandson sacked from J&K govt job for ‘aiding terror activities’

Anees-ul-Islam allegedly appointed to a gazetted-grade equivalent position in govt-funded & controlled SKICC as part of deal to bring down violence after Burhan Wani’s killing.

With SAS Geelani’s death, separatism orphaned and Pakistan loses biggest asset in Kashmir

Marginalised by Musharraf and pushed to the wall, Geelani stuck to his guns and continued to assail Pakistan establishment's way of resolving Kashmir issue.

Pakistan’s Senate recommends highest civilian honour for Kashmiri separatist leader Geelani

Imran Khan govt plans to confer former Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani with Nishan-e-Pakistan on 5 August, the anniversary of India scrapping Article 370.

J&K police file FIR after letter calls for strike on Burhan Wani death anniversary tomorrow

The letter was being circulated as a missive from separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani, but police say his family has denied he wrote it.

Geelani blames Pakistan but quitting Hurriyat has Modi govt written all over it

It is possible that Pakistan ISI will see the leadership vacuum in Hurriyat as an opportunity to take over the outfit and regroup terror modules. Delhi needs to be vigilant.

Disillusionment or Pakistan push? Story behind Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s Hurriyat exit

Kashmiri separatist Syed Geelani has resigned from his faction of Hurriyat Conference. Indian officials see several possible reasons for this, but say it's 'to early to give a final verdict'.

Modi govt has been on a mission to finish Hurriyat. Geelani’s exit shows it’s succeeding

Syed Ali Shah Geelani quit the Hurriyat Monday, blaming his fellow hardline separatists for ‘not reacting properly’ after Article 370 was scrapped.

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.

J&K on alert as rumours about Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s health trigger unrest fears

The govt-constituted medical team supervising Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani maintains that he is stable. 

Internet services snapped in Kashmir after rumours surrounding Geelani’s health

The services were snapped late Wednesday night, however the separatist leader's family said he has has been ill for some time but his condition is stable.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.