May 2022 News

News Briefs for 30 May 2022

Centre's Policy In Kashmir Has Failed: Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar 29 May: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday hit out at the BJP-led Central government, saying that it is 'scared' of the Gupkar alliance. She said that the Centre's policy in Kashmir has failed and they have to come back to the policy of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

Rlys Fix April 2023 Deadline For Connecting Kashmir With Train

Jammu 29 May: The work of Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Railway Link (USBRL) project which will connect Kashmir valley with rest of the country, is going on at full swing. The Railways has put the deadline of its completion in April, 2023. The platforms and tracks will be built at a height of more than that of Qutab Minar and the running of train at such height is no less than a miracle, as per the proposal.

BJP Govt committed to bring lasting peace in Kashmir: Abhinav Sharma

Srinagar May 29 May: Abhinav Sharma, senior Advocate and Spokesman BJP J&K on Saturday said that BJP Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is committed to restore lasting peace in the Union Territory of J&K especially the Kashmir Valley and for this concerted efforts are underway at various levels. In a statement issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), the senior BJP leader said that multifaceted efforts are being taken to nail elements inimical to peace in the Valley and sooner than later the peace will prevail. Taking the specific case of Kashmiri Pandit employees the Prime Ministers special package, he said that UT administration under the stewardship of LG Manoj Sinha is on job to ensure their safety as already several steps have been taken in this direction and LG as the head of the UT has affirmed that his administration will do everything possible to address the grievances of the section of employees currently working in the Valley.

LG visits family of Slain TV artist at Budgam

Srinagar May 29 May: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Sunday visited home of Slain TV artist Ambreen Bhat who was killed by militants in Budgam on May 25. An official told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that LG visited home of Slain artist of Budgam who was killed by militants in Chadoora area of Budgam on Wednesday. He said that LG accompanied by the officials visited family of slain artist and expressed his condolences to her family.

Modi govt not fighting Gupkaries, but enemies of peace: Dr Darakhshan

Srinagar 29 May: BJP National Executive Member, party Spokesperson and Chairperson of J&K Waqf Board has reacted sharply to the allegations of PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti that Modi government was fighting Gupakiris and defaming them. Dr Andrabi, in a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that police only cracks down on enemies of peace, terrorists and terror sympathizers, but Mehbooba calls them innocents and advocates for them. We dont need to defame Gupkaries; their own record of seven decades of political exploitation of the people of J&K is following them like a haunted shadow.

Pak drone loaded with magnetic bombs, grenades shot down in Kathua

Jammu 29 May: Ahead of the annual Amarnath pilgrimage, police on Sunday shot down a Pakistani drone carrying seven magnetic bombs and as many UBGL grenades in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior police officer said.

Farooq Abdullah Slams Centre

New Delhi 29 May: President of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Farooq Abdullah on Sunday (May 29, 2022) lashed out at the Centre over the law and order situation in the Union Territory. Addressing an event in Delhi, Abdullah said, 'I will not be at peace until you win the hearts of the people in Jammu and Kashmir. There cannot be peace in Jammu and Kashmir till you'll win hearts of the people...'