June 2022 News

News Briefs for 02 June 2022

Ensure Safety Of KP &, Jammu Employee By Shifting Them To Safer Places Immediately: Congress

Jammu 01 Jun: The top brass of J&K Congress today demanded the Govt to ensure safety and security of innocents especially minority employees by shifting them to safer places , till the situation is brought under control. The entire top brass of J&K Congress passed a unanimous resolution strongly condemning the recent spate of innocent killing in Kashmir leading to an atmosphere of fear and panic among the people specially minorities,

Emotions run high at cremation of school teacher shot dead in Kulgam

Samba 01 Jun: Rajni Bala, a government school teacher who was killed by militants in Jammu and Kashmirs Kulgam district, was cremated here on Wednesday, amid an outpouring of grief and anger. Slogans of Rajni Bala Amar Rahe, Amar Rahe rent the air as her husband, Raj Kumar, lit the pyre and a sea of mourners bid a tearful farewell to her. At her home in Nanke Chak village, Balas parents and in-laws were inconsolable.

KP employees, minorities from Jammu to be posted in secured locations in Kashmir by June 6: Official sources

Jammu 01 Jun: In view of increased threat perception, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday decided to immediately post Kashmiri migrants employed under prime ministers special package and other employees belonging to the Jammu division in secured locations in the Valley by June 6, officials sources said. The decision comes after a series of targeted killings of Hindu government employees by militants in Kashmir and fears of their exodus from Kashmir. PM Package employees and others from minority communities posted in Kashmir division will be immediately posted at secured locations and the process to be completed by Monday, 6th June, a source said.

Slain school teachers husband blames govt as requests for transfer fell on deaf ears

Samba 01 Jun: Shattered by the killing of her wife by militants within minutes after he dropped her at her school in Kulgam district, Raj Kumar, the husband of slain teacher Rajni Bala, blamed the administration on Tuesday for turning a deaf ear to their repeated requests to transfer her to a safer area in view of the targeted killings of Hindus. Bala and Kumar were transferred to another school in a safer area only on Monday night. Tuesday was supposed to be the last day for Bala at her old school.

Home Minister Calls Security Meet To Discuss Terrorist Threat To Pandits

New Delhi 01 Jun: Alarmed by the unabated target killings by the militants, the central government has convened a high level meeting in New Delhi on Friday to discuss the situation. The meeting, second such exercise in less than a fortnight, will be chaired by Home Minister Amit Shah. The spate of targeted killings have sparked fear among Kashmiri Pandits living and working in Kashmir Valley with many of them threatening to migrate enmasse from Kashmir.

Peace Can't Be Restored By Army, Police In Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah

Jammu 01 Jun: Asserting that peace cannot be restored by the use of army and police in Kashmir, National Conference President Farooq Abdullah batted strongly for bringing all political parties on board to find out a way to tackle this grave situation and said people want protection of their families. Abdullah asked the government to be very alert during forthcoming Amarnath yatra and said if there is one single untoward incident during the yatra, there will be countrywide repercussions.

Pak Looking To Forge Partnership With India: Sharif

Islamabad 01 Jun: Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that Islamabad is looking to forge partnerships for its geo-economics strategy, especially within the region, which apparently includes New Delhi. He was responding to a question about trade with India in an interview with a news agency ahead of his three-day visit to the Turkey.

To 'stop' Kashmiri Pandits From Fleeing Kashmir, Police Check-posts On Highway

Srinagar 01 Jun: Migrant Kashmiri Pandit employees are being stopped at several police checkpoints on the Srinagar-Jammu highway, some of them told The Tribune. 'Family members are not being allowed to move together out of transit camps because security guards think we will leave Kashmir,' said Ashwani Sadhu, a junior engineer.