03 October 2022 News

News Briefs for 03 October 2022

Gujjar Bakerwal Organisations welcome Amit Shah, appreciate his concern for STs in JK

Srinagar , October 03 : The Jammu & Kashmir GujjarBakerwals Organisations Coordination Committee Monday welcomed Home Minister Amit Shah in the UT of Jammu & Kashmir. In a press conference, the senior members of the Coordination Committee have appreciated the Home Minister for the people of Jammu & Kashmir. The Convener of Coordination Committee Adv.

Democratic Azad Party appoints former Minister Chib as General Secretary, Taj Mohi-ud-din as Treasurer

Srinagar , October 03 : Recently floated Democratic Azad Party (DAP) appointed former ministers R S Chib and Taj Mohi-ud-Din as General Secretary and Treasurer of the party respectively. Pertinent to mention that former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad was recently elected as the chairman of the party.

People very hopeful of HM visit, Youth friendly initiatives may be announced: imran Shah

Srinagar , October 03 : Welcoming the proposed visit of worthy Home Minister Jenab Amit Shah Ji to Srinagar and Jammu Senior Socio Political leader Imran Amin Shah has expressed hope that he will make an announcement for various initiatives from Centre for Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory besides announcing the regularisation of long pending casual labours including all seasonal labours, Anganwari & Asha workers, HDF employees and others. Shah said that these casual and needbased workers have worked as a backbone to state administration with much hardwork and dedication besides facing with immense hardship and official apathy and it is a ripe time to provide amicable respite to their sufferings. Shah said that these most deserving class of employees have kept their eyes on worthy Home Minister 's visit with a soft and effective remedy to their sufferings caused due to nepotistic and corruptive approach from past regimes and hoped that jenab Amit Shahh ji will address their problem on priority basis.

Amit Shah arrives in Jammu amid heightened security

Srinagar , October 03 : Amid tight security cover, Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Jammu on Monday. He was received by LG Manoj Sinha, senior officials from administration, police and BJP leaders at the technical airport Jammu. The Home Minister will reach Raj Bhawan Jammu and is scheduled to meet civil society groups, top businessmen and delegations. Security has been tightened for the three-day visit of Union Home Minister Amit Shah to Jammu and Kashmir beginning Monday evening, officials said. Shah is scheduled to address two rallies – one in Rajouri district of the Jammu region on Tuesday and another in Baramulla in north Kashmir on Wednesday.

Hurriyat appeals for release of ailing son-in-law of Geelani

Srinagar , October 03 : The Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat Conference on Monday expressed concern over the health condition of Altaf Shah, the jailed son-in-law of late separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, and appealed to the Centre to release him on humanitarian grounds. Shah along with six others was arrested in 2017 in connection with a militancy funding case. He is presently admitted in the ICU of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Delhi.

Naya Kashmir reminiscent of middle ages in Europe: PDP

Srinagar , October 03 : Peoples Democratic Party on Monday said there is no end in sight to the Centres oppressive and punitive measures in Jammu and Kashmir even after over three years have passed since the abrogation of article 370 in August 2019. In the October edition of its monthly newsletter Speak Up released on Monday, the party attacked the government over a host of issues including the use of Public Safety Act (PSA) and the alleged war on Kashmirs horticulture industryThe party charged that after shutting down Jamia Masjid and forcing Kashmiri school children to sing bhajans, they are now targeting our religious scholars, slapping them with GOIs personal favourite, the draconian PSA. Nothing says Vishv Guru quite like flogging the citizens of your only Muslim majority state.

Non-local bank manager escapes unhurt in militant attack in Pattan: Police

Srinagar , October 03 : A non-local bank manager escaped unhurt after militants fired at him in Goshbugh area of Pattan area of north Kashmir on Monday. Police said that on Monday morning that militants tried to attack outsider bank manager in Pattan area of Baramulla. The spokeperson said that senior police officers reached at the crime spot to ascertain the facts.

Transport shortage, freight charges hit growers in Kashmir

Demand for apple declines, growers even unable to fetch the amount they spend on orchards , October 03 : After facing losses due to halting of trucks on NH44, apple growers in Kashmir are now suffering because of increase in freight charges, transport shortage and low demand for the fruit. Growers from several areas said that the demand for the fruit has remained low this year so far but freight has doubled and there is shortage of trucks to carry apples outside Kashmir.