March 2022 News

News Briefs for 21 March 2022

All Political Parties, Including Mine, Create Division Among People: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Srinagar 20 Mar: Stating that political parties, including Congress, create division among people on various grounds, former Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, member of G23 of the Opposition party, on Sunday, while referring to the 1990 exodus and killings of the Kashmiri Pandits, said that Pakistan and terrorism were responsible for all that took place in the valley.

Mehbooba Asks Jammu People To Stop March Of BJP

Jammu 20 Mar: Accusing BJP of pushing the country towards another division on religious lines, PDP president and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today urged Jammu people to stop march of divisive forces. 'Jinnah divided this country in the past but they (BJP) want to divide us again. Mahatma Gandhi was killed by Godse but today his ideology is being targeted by so many like Godse,' she said while addressing workers meeting in R S Pura town today.

'The Kashmir Files' Actor Anupam Kher's Mom Gets Teary-eyed As She Recalls Her Brother's Death During The Kashmir Tragedy

Mumbai 20 Mar: Senior actor Anupam Kher, who is currently riding high on the success of his latest outing 'The Kashmir Files', shared a heartbreaking video of his mother Dulari on social media. In the video, Anupam's mother can be seen recalling the Kashmir tragedy and revealing that her younger brother died during the incident.

46 percent unemployment figure of J&K flies in the face of Government claims: NC

Srinagar March 20 20 Mar: (KNS) The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Sunday stated that report titled Periodic Labour Force Survey April-June 2021 released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation is in stark contrast to the false realities projected by the Central Government on fostering employment in J&K after the reading down of Article 370 and punctured a hole into their claims. In a statement Party`s State Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar said the Data published by the premier government agency flies in the face of the Central and incumbent J&K government`s claims on swelling employment opportunities in Jammu and Kashmir. The report hasn`t caught us by surprise.

Target is to make J&K free of militancy, corruption: LG

Udhampur 20 Mar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration intends to make the union territory a society free of terror and corruption, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said on Sunday. In his address at the attestation-cum-passing out parade of 636 newly recruited Border Security Force (BSF) personnel at the Subsidiary Training Centre here, Sinha lauded the role of the security forces for bravely facing various challenges, including infiltration attempts, and smuggling of weapons and narcotics from across the border. Jammu and Kashmir is full of diversity, which is our strength.

Pakistan Brainwashing Youth, Exploiting Religious Fault Lines In Jammu And Kashmir: Officials

New Delhi 20 Mar: In a change in its strategy in fomenting the three-decade-long cross-border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan is again employing the tactics of brainwashing the local youth in the name of religion and exploiting the 'religious fault lines', officials said here on Sunday. The change in tactics should also be seen in the light of Pakistan's desperate attempt to get out of the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), they said.

'Pakistan Responsible For': Ghulam Nabi Azad Amid 'The Kashmir Files' Row

New Delhi 20 Mar: Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday said 'Pakistan and militancy' were responsible for what has happened in Jammu and Kashmir. His comments come amid the ongoing controversy over the recently released Bollywood film 'The Kashmir Files' which depicts the exodus of Kashmiri Hindus from Kashmir in the 1990s following systematic killings of people from the community by Pakistan-backed terrorists.

Rajiv Gandhi Gheraoed Parliament For Kashmiri Pandits: Congress's Counter To BJP On Exodus

New Delhi 20 Mar: Ever since the release of the movie 'The Kashmir Files' issue of the exodus of Kashmiri Pandit has peaked and sparked a political blame game between the Congress and BJP. While the BJP and its allies continue to target Congress for the plight of the Kashmiri Pandits, the Congress has now countered by saying that it can't hide its failure under the garb of a film.