June 2022 News

News Briefs for 11 June 2022

Congress anguished over communal hatred, Says fringe elements given free hand

Srinagar June 10 (KNS) 10 Jun: The Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) Friday expressed anguish over the current situation while blaming the BJP Govt for failing to stop the communal hatred in the country. The Party also said the law is equal for all,no one is above the law, BJP regime is required to take stern action against all those fringe elements spreading communal hatred and targeting religions in the country to vitiate atmosphere of peace,but unfortunately they are given free hand. In a meeting of DCC Presidents and Senior Party functionaries of Kashmir,J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President Ghulam Ahmad Mir has termed the current situation as extremely unfortunate and said fringe elements are spreading communal discord without any fear.

Jammus pluralistic ethos will defeat hate mongers: Rana

JAMMU JUNE 10 (KNS) 10 Jun: Cautioning against machinations of straining the time tested inclusive and pluralistic ethos of Jammu, Senior BJP leader Mr Devender Singh Rana today called for identifying, exposing and isolating the elements inimical to peace and tranquility. Jammus tryst with harmony is strong enough to withstand the vicious onslaught of hate mongers, Mr Rana said while interacting with the people at Palpad during his to the area. He said pluralistic Jammus ethos of inclusiveness and harmony is the strong citadel against forces who want to disturb the secular fabric of Jammu region.

Kashmir parts observe shutdown over derogatory remarks against Prophet Mohammad (SAW)

Srinagar 10 Jun: Parts of Kashmir Valley on Friday observed a shutdown to protest against the derogatory remarks made by now suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma against the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) even as mobile internet was also suspended in the summer capital and parts of Chenab Valley as a precautionary measure. Reports reaching Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that shops and business establishments in various Srinagar parts were closed, while City Centre Lal Chowk observed a complete shutdown. They added that private vehicle were seen plying on the roads in Lal Chowk, Batamaloo and other adjoining areas, while schools and offices remained open.

Govt extends validity of order on registration for Domicile Certificate

SRINAGAR 10 Jun: The government has extended the validity of government order regarding registration of bonafide migrants or displaced persons for the purpose of issuance of Domicile Certificate. According to an order issued here today by the Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (DDMRRR), it has been ordered that the validity of government order number 52-JK (DMRRR) of 2020 dated 16.05.2020 extended vide government order number 44-JK(DMRRR) of 2021 dated 22.06.2021 is hereby further extended for a period of one year i.e till 15.05.2023.

Army Chief for alertness along the borders

New Delhi 10 Jun: Army Chief Gen Manoj Pande has carried out a comprehensive review of Indias security preparedness along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. This is the first visit of Gen Pande to the sector after taking over as the Chief of the Indian Army on April 30. The Indian Army has been maintaining a strict vigil along the entire stretch of the LAC since the eastern Ladakh border row erupted in May 2020.

Efforts on to restore peace in Bhaderwah, says DGP

Jammu 10 Jun: Director General of Police Dilbag Singh said efforts are on defuse tension in Bhaderwah town, rocked by protests over controversial remarks against Prophet Mohammad (SAW), and expressed confidence that the situation will return back to normal soon. Tension mounted in Bhaderwah and some areas of Kishtwar over the controversial remarks against the Prophet (SAW) by two now-suspended BJP leaders, prompting authorities to impose a curfew and snap internet services there. Singh said people should behave responsibly and maintain communal harmony.

Govt must ensure prompt, independent probe into civilian killings in Kashmir: Amnesty

New Delhi 10 Jun: The government must ensure a prompt, independent and impartial investigation into the recent unlawful killings of civilians by armed groups in Kashmir, Amnesty International India said on Friday. The human rights watchdog said the Indian authorities must take urgent steps for the protection of the people of Kashmir. For decades, people of Jammu and Kashmir have suffered from gross human rights violations and abuses committed by both state and non-state actors.

6 Terror Suspects, Including 2 Active Militants, Arrested In Kashmir

Srinagar 10 Jun: Security forces arrested six terror suspects, including two active militants and three 'hybrid terrorists' in three operations in Kashmir, officials said on Friday. The two active militants are linked to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and they were arrested from Baramulla district, a police spokesman said. The arrested Irshad Ahmad Mir, a categorised militant, and Zahid Bashir, are residents of Nehalpora in Pattan area, he said.