March 2022 News

News Briefs for 09 March 2022

Delimitation Exercise In J&K Riddled With Serious Lacuna: Azad

Jammu 08 Mar: Former J&K Chief Minister and senior All India Congress Committee leader, Ghulam Nabi Azad has sent a communique stating that ongoing delimitation exercise in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir is riddled with serious lacuna. In different letters flashed to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra and Chairperson, Delimitation Commission, Justice (Retd) Ranjana Prakash Desai, Azad has pointed out that the ongoing delimitation process in the Jammu and Kashmir was riddled with serious lacuna.

J&K Assembly Not Mandated To Restore Art 370: Altaf Bukhari

Srinagar 08 Mar: Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) on Tuesday observed its 2nd foundation day across Jammu and Kashmir. The main function was organised at the Party's Central Office at Sonwar-Srinagar. Similar functions were held in all district headquarters wherein Party workers participated in mammoth numbers. All these functions were organized wherein leaders of the party dwelt upon the Party's genesis and its socio-economic and political agenda.

LeT militant associate held along with arms, ammo in Rafiabad: Police

Waris Fayaz Sopore 08 Mar: An associate of the militant group Lashkar e Toiba (LeT) was arrested in Nadihal area of Rafiabad in Baramulla district, police said here on Tuesday. In a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), a police spokesperson said that a militant associate of LeT was arrested in Nadihal area of Rafiabad today along with arms and ammunition. The statement reads that a joint of police, Army`s 32 RR and 92 BN CRPF arrested one person identified as Firdous Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Muhammad Wani of Check Seri in Pattan.

PAGD is now an alliance of convenience rather than an alliance of ideology: Vakil

Jammu March 08 08 Mar: ( KNS ) J&K Peoples Conference senior vice president and former minister Abdul Gani Vakil today said that the sole objective of the main constituent parties in PAGD is to gain power and safeguard their interests at the cost of the interests of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Vakil while welcoming more than 50 women from different parties in Jammu into the PC said that the people of J&K have realised the hollow promises of NC and PDP to fight for identity and special status of J&K. According to a statement issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS) , "PAGD was ostensibly formed to fight for the restoration of Article 370 and statehood of J&K.

Two accused involved in Amira Kadal grenade attack arrested: Police

Srinagar 08 Mar: The Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two accused persons involved in grenade attack in Amira Kadal and also stated that two-wheeler user in the crime has also been seized. In a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS) , a spokesperson said that on March 06, an information was received about a grenade attack that took place near Amira Kadal bridge at about 4:20 PM. On receipt of this information, a case under FIR number 18/2022 under section 307 of IPC, sections 7/27 of Indian arms act, sections 16, 23 of Unlawful activities Prevention Act was registered at Shaheed gunj Police station.

Apni Party Observes 2nd Foundation Day Across J&K

Srinagar 08 Mar: Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) on Tuesday observed its 2nd foundation day across Jammu and Kashmir. The main function was organized at Party's Central Office at M2 Church Lane, Sonwar-Srinagar. Similar functions were held in all district headquarters wherein Party workers participated in mammoth numbers. All these functions were organized wherein leaders of the party dwelt upon the Party's genesis and its socio-economic and political agenda.

Srinagar grenade attack case cracked, 2 accused arrested: Police

Srinagar 08 Mar: Two persons who police said were involved in hurling a grenade at crowded Amira Kadal were arrested on Tuesday. Two persons including an elderly person and a woman were killed in the explosion. Besides 24 more were injured in the attack.

4 OGWs arrested in Pulwama, Baramulla: Police

Srinagar 08 Mar: Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested three LeT militant associates in Pulwama and Baramulla. Police busted a militant module of outfit LeT Police Pulwama along with 55RR and 182 bn CRPF arrested 03 militant associates of LeT identified as Amir Nazir hazar son of Nazir Ahmad Hazar resident of Wagam, Suhail Ahmad Bhat son of Ab Rashid Bhat and Nasir Hussain son of Bashir Ahmad Ganie residents of Chinar Bagh Pulwama, a statement said. Trio were acting as associates of militant Arif Hazar@ rehan, one granade and 13 rounds of AK- 47 & other incriminating material recovered from their possession, they said.

Militants using youngsters to carry out grenade attacks in Kashmir: Lt Gen Pandey

Srinagar 08 Mar: Militants are using youngsters to carry out grenade attacks in populated places in Kashmir as their networks are not being able to execute big strikes on security forces, a top Army officer said on Tuesday. The remark of General officer Commanding (GoC) of the Srinagar-based 15 Corps, Lieutenant General D P Pandey, came in the backdrop of the grenade attack on Sunday at the Hari Singh High Street market here that killed two and injured 34 others. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of an International Womens Day function here, he appealed to people to rise up against terror networks to stop such incidents.