June 2022 News

News Briefs for 06 June 2022

Assure people that security forces will never take any action against innocent people: LG Sinha

Srinagar 05 Jun: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday said that the way militancy is being used a tool against innocent people, makes it clear that they want to provoke security forces to do something out of desperation. According to Kashmir News Service (KNS), While speaking during a function at the SKICC, LG Sinha said that he wants to assure the people of Jammu and Kashmir that security forces will never take any action against the innocent people. But the way militancy is being used as a tool against innocent people, makes it clear that they (militants) want to provoke security forces to do something out of desperation, he added.

Dr Farooq Abdullah visits Surankote, says GOI pursuing policy of denialism on Jammu and Kashmir

Surankote June 05 (KNS) 05 Jun: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Party President and Member of the Parliament from Srinagar Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Sunday asked workers to work in tandem to make the party stronger at the grass root level. This he said while addressing a valedictory function at Surankote. On the occasion Dr Farooq congratulated Dr Ghulam Haider on his superannuation from government services.

Outsiders taking over natural resources, business from locals in Jammu: Altaf Bukhari

JAMMU 05 Jun: Apni Party President Syed Mohammed Altaf Bukhari today expressed his concern over the taking over of the natural resources and business by the outsiders from the locals of Jammu. The emerging situation has given rise to the feeling of insecurity and alienation among the people, Altaf Bukhari said. According to a statement issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS) , Bukhari was addressing a joining programme at the Party Office in Gandhi Nagar, Jammu in which a Congress Party leader, Bhagat Ram and his supporters.

BJP appeals to Pandit, Dogra workers to stay back

Jammu 05 Jun: As migrant Kashmiri Pandit and Dogra employees have been demanding the government to shift them out of the Valley in the wake of targeted killings, the BJP on Sunday appealed to them to stay back and said the government is determined to defeat the Pakistani conspiracy. Calling Jammu and Kashmir the countrys crown, the BJPs chief for the union territory Ravinder Raina said, We have to stand together to scuttle the nefarious designs of Pakistan, which has chalked out the conspiracy of targeted killings through its sponsored terrorists to force out minorities and nationalist Muslims from the Valley. We are fighting a Pakistan-sponsored proxy war for the last 32 years and our army, police and paramilitary forces have given a befitting reply by eliminating thousands of terrorists over the years to frustrate the evil designs of the neighbouring country, Raina said, addressing a gathering of Kashmiri Pandits at the party headquarters here.

BJP cant handle Kashmir: Kejriwal

New Delhi 05 Jun: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday claimed Kashmiri Pandits are being forced to leave the Valley due to the targeted killings of minorities and demanded the Centre put forth an action plan to stop such incidents. Addressing the Aam Aadmi Partys (AAP) Jan Aakrosh Rally at Jantar Mantar here, he said this shows the BJP cannot handle Kashmir and only knows how to do dirty politics. The chief minister also hit out at Pakistan, accusing it of supporting terror activities in Kashmir.

BJP says it respects all religions, strongly denounces insult

New Delhi 05 Jun: Seeking to defuse a row over controversial comments allegedly made by its spokesperson against Prophet Mohammed, the BJP asserted on Sunday that it respects all religions and strongly denounces insult of any religious personality. Amid a row over remarks of BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, party general secretary Arun Singh said in a statement that the party is strongly against any ideology which insults or demeans any sect or religion. The BJP does not promote such people or philosophy, he said.

BJPs denouncement aimed at intl audience: Omar

Srinagar 05 Jun: NC vice-president Omar Abdullah on Sunday said the BJP suddenly waking up to denounce the insult of any religious personality has nothing to do with having offended the sentiments of Muslims in the country but is aimed at an international audience. The National Conference leaders remarks came after the BJP, seeking to defuse a row over allegedly controversial remarks made by its spokesperson Nupur Sharma against Prophet Mohammed, said it respects all religions and strongly denounces insult of any religious personality. There is a context to the BJP suddenly waking up to denounce insult to any religious personalities of any religion and it has nothing to do with having offended the sentiments of lakhs of Muslims in India.

No bigger shame than this: Bukhari on targeted killings

Jammu 05 Jun: Apni Party chief Altaf Bukhari on Sunday said the recent targeted killings in the Union territory are not only the failure of the system, but also that of the public. Bukhari said his party will do whatever possible to mobilise public support against the murder of innocents, and also urged the government to ensure foolproof security for the minority community and for the upcoming Amarnath yatra. We feel it (targeted killings) is not only the failure of the system, but also the failure of the public.