Election 2014 | Nazir Masoodi | Saturday April 19, 2014
The hardline leader had triggered a controversy when he claimed that Narendra Modi had sent 'emissaries' to seek a meeting with him.
Election 2014 | Reported by Nazir Masoodi; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from PTI) | Saturday April 19, 2014
Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Friday claimed that BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had sent emissaries to him and separatist leadership in Jammu and Kashmir to create a 'soft corner' for him and making ...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 28, 2013
Hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was today placed under house arrest, a day ahead of his scheduled visit to Tral town in south Kashmir Pulwama district.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 23, 2013
Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was released today from house detention as the police personnel deployed outside his residence were removed from there.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 10, 2013
Kashmiri separatist groups today met Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's advisor Sartaj Aziz in New Delhi, drawing a sharp reaction from the BJP.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 10, 2013
Hardline Hurriyat Conference headed by Syed Ali Shah Gelani called for a general strike in Jammu and Kashmir today after clashes in Kishtwar town on Friday.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Normal life was disrupted in Kashmir Valley due to a strike called by separatists to protest against the visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 28, 2012
Normal life in the valley was affected today due to a strike called by hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani to protest the killing of a youth in army firing on Tuesday.
India | Tanima Biswas | Friday March 2, 2012
Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has said that even if he recommended a visa for a suspected terrorist arrested in Delhi, he cannot be accused of any sort of link to the man.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday June 10, 2011
Authorities in Srinagar have put hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani under house arrest as a preventive measure, officials said.Geelani was placed under house arrest since Thursday evening as there were apprehensions that he might lead protests after Friday prayers, the offic...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 14, 2011
Normal life was on Saturday partially affected in the Kashmir Valley due to a strike called by hardline Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, demanding release of all political prisoners in the state.While the commercial hub of Lal Chowk and adjoining areas remained closed, the strike ev...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 5, 2011
Hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has asked people to hold funeral prayers tomorrow for Osama bin Laden, the founder of Al Qaeda who was shot dead in Pakistan on May 2 by a US Navy team.Geelani has appealed to Imams and people to hold funeral prayers in absentia for bin Laden...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday March 1, 2011
The Delhi police today stopped Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani from going to Srinagar, and questioned him in connection with a money-laundering case. Geelani was questioned at the Lodhi road police station and the police has asked him not to leave the city. ????&...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday December 16, 2010
The Director General of Jammu and Kashmir police Kuldeep Khoda has said that more than Rs 40 lakh were spent to fuel protests and finance stone pelting in Kashmir, and the money came from many separatist leaders including Syed Ali Shah Geelani. ?This he says was revealed in the interrogation of...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Monday October 25, 2010
Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani could be facing sedition charges for allegedly giving "hate speeches" at a seminar on azadi for Kashmir, held in Delhi a few days ago.This "hate speech" by the Kashmiri separatist leader led to protests by, among others, the BJP, which accused the government of ...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Friday October 22, 2010
After BJP leader Arun Jaitley accused the Centre of being "a mute spectator to sedition", Home Minister P Chidambaram has said the government will take action if required for the speeches made by Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and others on Wednesday.Chidambaram said the Delhi conf...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Monday September 27, 2010
The first day after the Centre announced its 8-point peace formula for Kashmir saw curfew being relaxed in Srinagar, and lifted from many other parts of the valley.Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has announced a new calendar of strikes for the next ten days.But the state government ...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday September 18, 2010
Hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has withdrawn plans to stage protest marches to Army camps on September 21.Geelani has also asked people to send letters through the Internet to the Army.Earlier on Friday, Hurriyat spokesperson Ayaz Akbar had told NDTV that the separatists h...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Friday September 17, 2010
The Syed Ali Shah Geelani-led hardline Hurriyat Conference has dropped plans to stage protest marches to army camps on September 21.Ayaz Akbar, the spokesperson for Hurriyat (Geelani) told NDTV, "There will be no protest outside army camps. We will send a petition to the army through the internet, a...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday September 8, 2010
A day after he threatened to intensify agitation against the government if his demands are not accepted by New Delhi, hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has been arrested by the police in Jammu and Kashmir.The timing of the arrest raises questions since Geelani had appealed for non-viole...