March 2022 News

News Briefs for 20 March 2022

Pakistan, Kashmiri Terrorists Responsible For Kashmiri Pandit Genocide

Jammu 19 Mar: The ethnic cleansing and exile of Kashmiri Pandits is entirely bigoted, communal and anti-India. The primary intent of killers of both Hindus and Muslims is to achieve secession of Jammu & Kashmir State and eventually its possible annexation by Pakistan. The killers have the motivation of murdering all those whom they and their masters in Pakistan viewed as peaceful and loyal citizens of the Republic of India.

Government claims on normalcy, development, peace not visible anywhere: Dr Farooq Abdullah

Srinagar March 19 19 Mar: (KNS) The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President and MP from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah on Saturday stressed on the need to identify internal and external enemies of Jammu and Kashmir, saying it is the unity of the people of J&K that will not let the nefarious plans of such forces work. This he said while addressing a public gathering at Harinara, Singhpora, Pattan. He said that the incumbent regimes normalcy, peace and development narrative is hardly visible on ground.

PDPs alliance with BJP is a historic betrayal with people of Kashmir: Vakil

Shadoora March 19 19 Mar: (KNS) Sr. Vice President J&K Peoples Conference and former minister Abdul Gani Vakil today said the greed for power of National Conference and PDP is a main reason for the prevailing chaos, uncertainity and insecurity in J&K especially Kashmir valley and said these parties can go to any extent for the sake of power. Vakil was addressing a party workers convention in Najibhat in Baramulla and Kralpora in Chadoora today. While addressing the convention Vakil said the National Conference has a history that despite the party was repeatedly betrayed and humiliated by Congress, but for the sake of chair it always compromised and shook hands with Congress.

People of J&K cant be divided: Altaf Bukhari

Jammu March 19 19 Mar: (KNS) Apni Party President Syed Mohammed Altaf Bukhari on Saturday said that people of Jammu and Kashmir cannot be divided despite attempts to create hatred among the people of the two Regions. Addressing a Jammu Lawyers meet, Altaf Bukhari said that The issues and aspirations of the people of both the regions are common and hence, the attempts to divide them will never succeed. The meet was organized by Spokesperson of Apni Party and Senior Advocate Nirmal Kotwal, Vice President Legal Cell Apni Party, Adv Zulker Nain Sheikh and General Secretary Legal Cell Kuldeep Singh.

Situation in J&K improved immensely ever since Narendra Modi took over as PM: Amit Shah

Srinagar 19 Mar: Union Home Minister, Amit Shah on Saturday said that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir ever since Narendra Modi took over as the Prime Minister of the country and that security have achieved success in controlling the militancy here. Shah, while addressing CRPFs 83rd Raising Day in Jammu, said that the biggest achievement in Jammu and Kashmir is that the security forces have been able to successfully control the militancy particularly after abrogation of Article 370. He said that the CRPF has done work of providing a sense of safety and security to the people in India for a long time.

NIA Court Frames Charges Under UAPA Against Yasin Malik, Others

New Delhi 19 Mar: A National Investigation Agency (NIA) court has framed charges against Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed, Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin and others under various sections of UAPA in connection with a militant funding case. Charges have also been framed against Muhammad Yasin Malik, Shabbir Shah, Masarat Alam, former MLA Engineer Rashid, Nayeem Khan, Farooq Ahmad alias Bitta Karate businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali Aftab Ahmad Shah, Avatar Ahmad Shah and Bashir Ahmed Bhat, alias Peer Saifullah and several others for 'criminal conspiracy, waging war against the country' and other unlawful activities.

Non-local labourer shot at, injured in Pulwama

Anantnag 19 Mar: A non-local labourer was shot at, and grievously injured, by unidentified militants late Saturday evening here in Pulwama district of South Kashmir. The injured man has been identified as Muhammad Akram, son of Abdul Salam, a resident of Bijnor district in Uttar Pradesh. He had a single gunshot wound in his abdomen and has been shifted to SMHS hospital after being given the necessary treatment here, a health official from Pulwama said.

Central Forces Have 'Decisive Control' Over Militancy: Amit Shah

Jammu 19 Mar: The Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have taken 'decisive control' of the fight against militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Saturday and asserted that abrogation of Article 370 has resulted in inclusive development . He also lauded the efforts of the local administration in its crusade against corruption and taking developmental activities to new heights in the Union Territory.

'Risky' Political Vacuum Can't Be Filled By 'Airdropped Leaders': Farooq

Srinagar 19 Mar: National Conference President and MP from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said 'risky political vacuum created by the decisions of August 2019 cannot be filled by such airdropped leaders.' He stressed on the need to identify internal and external enemies of Jammu and Kashmir, saying it is the unity of the people of J&K that will not let the nefarious plans of such forces work.