How Hurriyat used Pakistan money to fund terrorism in Kashmir

ter4The National Investigation Agency which arrested 7 Hurriyat leaders said that they were receiving and collecting funds through illegal means, including hawala, for funding separatist and terrorist activities in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Kashmir: 3 Hurriyat leaders detained by NIA for funding unrest

nialogonewTurning up the heat, the National Investigation Agency has detained three Hurriyat (G) leaders. These leaders are to be questioned by the NIA in New Delhi over their alleged involvement in receiving funds from Pakistan and other sources to fuel the unrest in the Kashmir Valley. The three leaders who were detained are Ayaz Akbar, Altaf Shah and Mehraj ud-din Kalwal.

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Kashmir unrest: How a former Union Minister helped the primary financier escape to Dubai

kashmir-unrestThe name of Nasir Shafi Mir is back on the table as the National Investigation Agency probes the funding to the Hurriyat Conference to create unrest in the Valley. Mir a double agent is considered to be the financial brain behind funding the unrest in Kashmir.

Mir was arrested in 2006, but managed a sensational escape after he jumped parole. The details of this escape are not only sensational, but murky as well. During the probe in 2009, the name of a former Union Cabinet Minister had cropped up. The minister had taken up the case with the government regarding Mir’s release after Hurriyat Chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq had put this as one of the pre-conditions for entering into a dialogue.

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Crackdown on Kashmir separatists: NIA registers PE into funding from Pak

geelaniThe National Investigation Agency has registered a preliminary enquiry into the funding of Hurriyat Conference leaders, S A S Geelani, Naeem Khan and other. The NIA noted that funds were coming in from Pakistan to fuel the unrest in Kashmir and hence an enquiry has been registered.

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Kashmir trouble: Time for Mehbooba to lead or get out of the way

mehboobaThe solution to the problem in the Valley lies within it. Looking up to the central government all the time for a solution may not be the answer for the Jammu and Kashmir government. It is the Hurriyat Conference that needs to be tamed before peace returns to the Valley. The HC which is accused of being under the control of Pakistan must be tamed and no one other than the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir can do it.

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Get ready for more unrest in Kashmir: Intelligence Bureau warns

kashmir-unrestNew Delhi, Nov 23: The unrest in Jammu and Kashmir has come down and normalcy is gradually being restored. However, Intelligence Bureau officials have issued a warning that the Hurriyat leaders are planning yet another stir in the months to come.

“Demonetisation has taken a toll on the Hurriyat as well. However, they are gradually gathering funds to launch a fresh stir,” the Intelligence Bureau warns.

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This school in J&K remains open because Geelani’s grand-daughter studies here

Kashmiri seperatist leader Syed Ali ShahSrinagar, Oct 29: All schools shut, 23 of them burnt or targeted, but there is one school that operates normally in Jammu and Kashmir.
This only because the grand daughter of Separatist leader S A R Geelani studies in it. The latest calendar of protests issued by the Hurriyat Conference calls for a complete shut down. It says that there will be relaxation after 5.30 PM.

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Kashmir unrest- Ice broken, is peace round the corner?

Pic courtesy: India TV
Pic courtesy: India TV

Srinagar, Oct 26: There is a lot of hope that is riding on the meeting between the Yashwant Sinha-led delegation and the Hurriyat Conference leaders. Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who had refused to talk to CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury, opened his doors for Sinha. The demands may not be fulfilled entirely, but the ice has been broken.

The talks were cordial between the members of the delegation and Geelani. However, Geelani put out a list of demands which he felt should be fulfilled if the 110 day unrest in the Valley were to end. Read more

The Hurriyat Calendar: Aug 14 Pray for Pakistan; Aug 15 Black Day, block I-Day; lock down J&K!

kashmir-unrestThe Hurriyat Conference in Jammu and Kashmir has spared no effort to stoke passions and ensure that the state has been on the boil for the past 50 days. Week after week the Hurriyat Conference issues a calendar of events for the week which has been one of the main reasons for the violence not subsiding. Officials would say that unless the Hurriyat stops issuing such calendars, the violence will not subside in the Valley.
Interestingly the three separatists are today under arrest after they had announced in today’s programme that they would march towards the 14 corps of Indian Army at Badami Bagh, Srinagar and ask the GOC to vacate Jammu and Kashmir.

Talk to separatists, I am only a headmaster: Wani’s father to Sri Sri

wani-father-sri-sri_650x400_61472352536Bengaluru, Aug 29: The meeting between Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Muzzafar Wani, Burhan Wani’s father has created quite a furore on the social media with many questioning whether it was part of the Track II initiative by the government.
Some even suggested that Wani may have put forth the point that the Hurriyat Conference was trying to make.

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