March 2022 News

News Briefs for 07 March 2022

'The Kashmir Files' True Portrayal Of Kashmiri Hindu Tragedy

Jammu 06 Mar: Ravinder Kaul 'The horror! The horror!' The last four words whispered by Col. Kurtz (played by one and only Marlon Brando) before succumbing to his wounds in Francis Ford Coppola's 'Apocalypse Now', one of the greatest war films ever made, are the words that keep reverberating in one's mind as one leaves the auditorium after watching Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri's 'The Kashmir Files'. In both cases it is the final assessment of what one has seen- the horror of what people are capable of doing to others

Apni Partys agenda gets acceptance from Jammu hardcore: Altaf Bukhari

KATHUA 06 Mar: (KNS) Apni Party President, Syed Mohammed Altaf Bukhari on Sunday said that his Partys agenda has got acceptance in Jammu hardcore because people were fed-up with the divisive politics of the traditional political parties. Altaf Bukhari was speaking at a public meeting organized by Partys Assembly Candidate for Kathua Assembly Constituency, Kushboo Bhagat at Nagri area of the District. The public meeting was attended by all the senior leaders of the Party.

Elderly man dead, cop among 25 others injured in Amira Kadal grenade attack: Police

Srinagar 06 Mar: An elderly man was killed while 25 others including a cop were injured after militants hurled a grenade at Amira Kadal area of Srinagar on Sunday, police said here. In a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS) , a police spokesperson said that today a grenade attack took place in the market near Amira kadal bridge at around 4:20 PM, injuring 26 persons including a cop, in which one old man from Nowhatta succumbed to injuries while one girl is critically injured and is battling for life. The statement reads that also, 24 other persons including a policeman have received splinter injuries but are out of danger.

Have got vital clues regarding grenade attack at Amira Kadal: IGP Kashmir

Srinagar 06 Mar: Inspector general of police Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar has said that police have got vital clues and are working hard for identification and arrest of those involved in grenade attack at Amira Kadal area of Srinagar on Sunday. In a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS) , he said that police were working hard for identification and arrest of those involved in the attack and they will smash this grenade throwing module at an earliest. He also said that Police have got some vital clues and investigation is rigorously going on in the right direction.

PAGD constituents owe answers for mayhem, miseries they brought to J&K: Rana

JAMMU MARCH 06 06 Mar: (KNS) Describing Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) an amalgam of divergent constituents having convergence to safeguard their self-interest under the pretension of public interest, Senior BJP leader Mr Devender Singh Rana today said they owe answers to those who they subjected to an era of unprecedented misery and despair during their rule. Their selective politicking has hurt the Kashmir psyche more than unrest unleashed by proxies from the neighbouring country, he added. According to a statement issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS) , Addressing a gathering in Panchayat Baran of Block Bhalwal along with Pradesh Vice President Mr Sham Lal Sharma this afternoon, Mr Rana blamed the opportunist constituents for adding to the mayhem and miseries across the Valley during their misrule, laying trails of agonies.

LeT militant arrested in Ganderbal: Police

Srinagar 06 Mar: Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested an active militant belonging to Lashkar-e-Toiba in Ganderbal. In a statement, police said that while checking vehicles and pedestrians at an MVCP near Shuhama Nagbal, police, armys 24 RR and 115 Bn CRPF apprehended an active militant of LeT. The police spokesman identified the arrested militant as Mohd Altaf Wani son of Late Wali Mohd Wani resident of Keegam Shopian.

LG, politicians condemn grenade attack in Srinagar

Srinagar 06 Mar: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah and PDP chief among others condemned the grenade attack at Amira kadal in which one person was killed and 28 others including a policeman got injured on Sunday. I strongly condemn the (militant) attack at Srinagar. My deepest condolences to family of innocent civilian martyred & wish speedy recovery to injured.

Abrogation of Article 370 has created big political void in J&K: Tarigami

Jammu 06 Mar: The unconstitutional and undemocratic decision to revoke the special status of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state has created a big political void and deep uncertainty , CPI(M) leader M Y Tarigami said on Sunday. The former legislator reiterated his demand for the restoration of statehood to Jammu and Kashmir, which was acknowledged by Article 370 of the Constitution. The BJP-led government had on August 9, 2019, abrogated this article and bifurcated the erstwhile state into two union territories Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

Liquid explosives return to militancy theatre in Kashmir

Srinagar, New Delhi 06 Mar: Liquid explosives appear to have returned to the militancy theatre of Jammu and Kashmir after 15 years with a consignment of three bottles of a white liquid recently being air-dropped by drones entering from Pakistan along the international border in Jammu, officials said on Sunday. Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbag Singh, during his recent interaction with the media in Jammu, had hinted at the recovery of some chemical explosives and the same being sent to a forensic laboratory. Preliminary examination indicates it could be trinitrotoluene (TNT) or nitroglycerine, generally used in dynamites, but a final report was awaited, the officials said.

Frustrated Youth In Kashmir Picking Up Guns, Those In Jammu Resorting To Drugs: Altaf Bukhari

Jammu 06 Mar: The frustrated youth in Kashmir are joining the ranks of militants and getting killed within days while those in Jammu are ruining their lives due to drug addiction, Apni Party president Altaf Bukhari said on Sunday and added the government's mishandling of the affairs of the union territory was leading to such a situation. The former minister said his party will continue to raise the issues of public importance with the central government.