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Geelani to attend India Today conclave

Syed Ali Geelani4 150x150 Geelani to attend India Today conclaveHardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani will attend Saturday’s India Today conclave where he will share the stage with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, a spokesman of his Hurriyat group said Tuesday. Geelani had earlier said he would not share the stage with India’s national security advisor Shivshankar Menon unless his basic demands [...] Continue reading Geelani to attend India Today conclave

Won’t share stage with NSA: Geelani

Syed Ali Geelani2 150x150 Won’t share stage with NSA: GeelaniHardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani has declined to attend the India Today conclave in Delhi, saying he cannot share the stage with India’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Shivshankar Menon. Speaking to mediapersons late Sunday evening, Geelani said: “I cannot share the stage with officials of the Indian government, including its National Security Advisor Shivshankar [...] Continue reading Won’t share stage with NSA: Geelani

Geelani placed under house arrest in Srinagar

Syed Ali Geelani1 150x150 Geelani placed under house arrest in SrinagarHardline separatist leader and chairman of the breakaway Hurriyat group Syed Ali Geelani continued to remain under house arrest in Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar Friday. Immediately after his arrival from Delhi Thursday, Geelani was placed under house arrest at his uptown Hyderpora residence here. Geelani had been questioned for four hours about a [...] Continue reading Geelani placed under house arrest in Srinagar

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the leader of the hardline faction of the Hurriyat Conference in Kashmir, has been arrested from his residence in Srinagar city on Wednesday after he threatened to intensify the agitation in the Valley on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will meet Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh this [...] Continue reading Hurriyat leader Geelani arrested in Srinagar