June 2022 News

News Briefs for 1 June 2022

Cowardice again plummeted to Shameless depths: Sajad Lone on Kulgam incident

Srinagar May 31 May: Referring to the killing of Lady teacher at Kulgam, People`s Conference Chairman Sajad Lone said that cowardice has again plummeted to shamless depts. Taking to twitter, Sajad lone said that cowardice has yet again plummeted to shameless depths as a migrant Pandit teacher- an innocent female has been shot dead in Kulgam. Notably, a teacher from Samba was shot dead by suspected militants at Gopalpora area of South Kashmir`s Kulgam on Tuesday morning.

Kashmir essential part of Modi`s New India journey: Dr Jitendra Singh

BUDGAM 31 May: Kashmir is an essential part of PM Modi`s New India journey. It is time to avail of the enormous new openings initiated over the last 8 years, which are shaping the destiny of 135 crore Indians. under the able guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Kashmiri Pandits protest against killing of woman teacher in Kulgam

Srinagar 31 May: Following the killing of a woman teacher in Kulgam district, Kashmiri migrant Pandits employed under the PMs package in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday staged protests against the killing and demanded relocation. Reports reaching Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that protests were held in various parts of the valley by the community members to protest against the killing of woman teacher and to press for their demand of relocation. They said that they were disturbed by these targeted killings and had already requested the government to relocate them, however, nothing has been done in this regard.

LG Sinha, former CMs, politicians condemn killing of woman teacher in Kulgam

Srinagar 31 May: Lieutenant Governor J&K Manoj Sinha, former chief ministers Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and Ghulam Nabi Azad and other politicians on Tuesday condemned the killing of female teacher in Kulgam district. The office of LG J&K on its official Twitter handle said that terrorist attack on a school teacher, Rajni Bala is the most reprehensible act. My deepest condolences to the bereaved family.

Prof Bhim Singh is no more

Srinagar May 31 May: Founder and Chief Patron of Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party Bhim Singh passed away on Tuesday morning. Bhim Singh who was also prominent lawyer, activist and author was unwell for some time and was subsequently admitted to Government medical college jammu where he breathed his last today morning. People from every walk of life expressed grief on his demise.

Farooq calls for All Party Meeting to curb targeted killings

Jammu 31 May: National Conference (NC) president and incumbent Member of Parliament from Srinagar constituency, Dr Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday pitched for an All Party meeting to discuss ways and means to put an end to the targeted civilian killings in Jammu and Kashmir and said that such issues cannot be dealt with forces and police. Talking to media persons, Farooq said that the killing of a teacher in Kulgam district has put a question mark over the claims of peace and safety of people by the government. Making statements with regard to peace in J&K wont change the reality.

2 Terrorists Killed In Kashmir, One Of Them Was Behind Civilian Killings

Srinagar 31 May: Two terrorists have been killed in an encounter today with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, the police said. One of the terrorists killed was involved in civilian killings, they added. The encounter broke out at Rajpora in the Awantipora area of Pulwama district late on Monday night after security forces launched an anti-terror operation, a police official said.

Eastern Ladakh: India, China to hold another round of military talks

New Delhi 31 May: India and China on Tuesday agreed to hold the next round of the Senior Commanders meeting at an early date to achieve complete disengagement from all friction points in eastern Ladakh to create conditions for the restoration of normalcy in bilateral ties. The two sides reviewed the situation in eastern Ladakh at a meeting held under the framework of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on India-China border affairs. The two sides exchanged views on the current situation along the LAC in the Western Sector in Eastern Ladakh, the external affairs ministry said in a statement.

Pandit employees threaten mass migration

Srinagar 31 May: Kashmiri Pandits, employed under the PM package, on Tuesday threatened to undertake mass migration from the valley if the government did not relocate them to safe places within next 24 hours as employees from the community hit the streets at various places to protest against the killing of a lady teacher by terrorists in Kulgam district. We have decided that if the government did not take any concrete steps for us (safety) within 24 hours, there will be mass migration again, one of the protestors said here. He said the target killing of Kashmiri Pandits is continuing and the community is now tired of making appeals to the government.

Terrorism will not end in one day: Jaishankar

Ahmedabad 31 May: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said terrorism will not end in one day and expressed confidence in winning the ongoing battle against extremism. Responding to a question from reporters in Gujarats Vadodara city about the targeted killing of a teacher by militants in Kashmirs Kulgam district, Jaishankar said the Centre is confident of winning the battle against terrorism which has been going on for many years. Our fight against terrorism, which has been going on for several years, will continue.

Will give unforgettable response: LG

Srinagar 31 May: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday condemned the killing of a Hindu woman teacher by terrorists inside a government school in Kulgam, saying the assailants will be given an unforgettable response. The killing of Rajni Bala (36), who belonged to Samba district but was posted in Gopalpora, Kulgam, is the second killing of a non-Muslim government employee in May and the seventh targeted killing in Kashmir this month. Terrorist attack on a school teacher Rajni Bala is the most reprehensible act.

16 Targeted Killings So Far This Year In Kashmir Valley

Srinagar 31 May: Kashmir Valley has witnessed at least 16 targeted killings, including police officials, teachers and sarpanches, since January this year. J&K Police DGP Dilbag Singh told The Indian Express that those targeting minorities, civilians and people in government are 'only propagating fear, since local residents have stopped responding to their diktat'.Kashmir Valley has witnessed at least 16 targeted killings, including police officials, teachers and sarpanches, since January this year. J&K Police DGP Dilbag Singh told The Indian Express that those targeting minorities, civilians and people in government are 'only propagating fear, since local residents have stopped responding to their diktat'.