Venkaiah Naidu backs Centre on dialogue with Pakistan, Hurriyat

Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday backed union government’s proposal over talks with Pakistan and the Hurriyat Conference, saying India is willing to have dialogue with anyone but the initiative must be reciprocated. “We want to have good relations with all, including Pakistan. We don’t have any problem in talking with our neighbours, including immediate neighbour (Pakistan) but they (neighbour) also have to reciprocate in same manner,” he said. The remark comes just days after Home minister Rajnath Singh said the government was ready to hold dialogue with the Hurriyat…

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ED books Hafiz Saeed, Hurriyat, Hizbul, Lashkar members for money laundering, to probe hawala links

The Enforcement Directorate on Friday registered a case against Hurriyat Lashkar-e-Toiba chief Hafiz Saeed and members of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq’s Hurriyat Conference, Hizb-ul-Mujahideen and Dukhtaran-e-Millat under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). The ED will investigate the flow of funds through Hawala and other illegal channels, both domestically and abroad, for funding separatists and terrorist activities in Jammu and Kashmir, said ANI. As per News18, the ED has established money trail between Hafiz Saeed and Hurriyat On June 4, the National Investigative Agency raided 33 locations at Srinagar, Delhi and…

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Hurriyat, govt have tacit understanding: KP’s at resettlement Issue

A day after the PDP-BJP government succumbed to the pressure of separatists and announced that it has no plans to create exclusive colonies for resettlement of displaced Pandits, community leaders today alleged there is a tacit understanding between Hurriyat Conference and government to stop Hindu minority’s return to the Valley. Education Minister Naeem Akhtar had said on Thursday that separate colonies to house 3.50 lakh Pandits will not be constructed. He added that they will have to live along with the majority community whenever the process to bring them back…

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