The Hurriyat leader was detained at his house on August 4, 2019, a day ahead of the Centre announcing the abrogation of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir's special status.
Thirty-one civilians, 39 security men killed in cross-border firing in J&K since Article 370 abrogation
Union Minister G Kishan Reddy said incidents of ceasefire violations and cross border firing by Pakistan along the LoC and IB in Jammu and Kashmir have been reported since decades.
Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq remains under house arrest, not allowed to lead Friday prayers
Additional forces have been deployed outside Mirwaiz’s Nageen residence in Srinagar and the area has been converted into a garrison.
The envoys were briefed by the officers at the strategically-located headquarters of the army's XV Corps, which overlooks the Kashmir Valley.
The envoys also interacted with Srinagar Mayor, DDC chairpersons, chairpersons of Block Development Councils and Municipal Council from all parties.
Top civil and police officials will brief the delegation about the economic, political and security situation of the state.
The legislative resolution, adopted in the New York State Assembly on February 3, calls on Cuomo to proclaim February 5, 2021 as Kashmir American Day in the State of New York.
The eight-phase elections are seen as a triangular contest among the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), the BJP and the Apni Party floated by former finance minister Altaf Bukhari.
The firebrand BJP leader made comments to the effect at rallies he addressed in Jamui, Tarari and Paliganj assembly constituencies of Bihar.
Abdullah, who is also the MP from the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency, made these comments at a private function here.
Union MoS for Home G Kishan Reddy also said the benefits of all central laws that were being enjoyed by other citizens of the country are now available to the people of Jammu and Kashmir too.
Fruit growers in the Valley are suffering heavy losses due to continuous communication blockade, restrictions and shutdown since August 5.