22 October 2021 News
J&K Police Seize All Two-Wheelers On Kashmir Roads In Sudden Move2021-10-21: Jammu and Kashmir Police have seized hundreds of two-wheelers in the Valley in the past two days, without giving the bikers any reason why. The political parties have condemned the act and asked the government to take pro-people steps, rather than breaking the 'back of people' and crippling them economically.
Kashmir Is The Most Corrupt Place In The Country: Former Governor2021-10-21: Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has claimed that he was told he would get Rs 300-crore bribe if he cleared two files belonging to 'Ambani' and an 'RSS-affiliated man' during his tenure but he cancelled the deals, and praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for supporting his decision by saying there is no need to compromise on corruption.
Massive Search Operation Underway In Poonch-Rajouri Forest Belt2021-10-21: The massive search operation against holed-up militants continued for the 11th consecutive day on Thursday in dense forests Poonch and Rajouri districts, where nine army personnel were killed in two separate attacks last week, officials said. A senior police official told Rising Kashmir that an anti terror operation was underway and on Thursday there was no contact with the hiding ultras in the area.
Kashmir Apple Industry To Be Impacted By Migrant Exodus2021-10-21: The apple harvest season in the Kashmir valley is in full swing until recently and with a good crop this year, the farmershoped to ship out large quantities of fruits to different states in the country. Harvesting them is now looking increasingly difficult for the farmers, due to a sudden shortage of workers. That is because a large section of the migrant workers, who contributed to the workforce in the apple farms have already left the valley or are desperately trying to flee at the earliest.
Pakistan On Verge Of Bankruptcy: Former PoK PM2021-10-21: Anger and resentment owing to inflation in various parts of Pakistan especially Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) is spilling on the streets with common people demanding the ouster of Imran Khan government for its failure to check the price rise. The former Prime Minister of PoK Raja Farooq Haider stated that Pakistan is on verge of bankruptcy. Haider opined that Imran Khan's public policy has completely fizzled out. Now, it's to be seen when insolvency is declared in this country, he said.
Will Not Rest Till Militancy Is 'completely Wiped Out': LG2021-10-21: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday attended the Police Commemoration Day Parade at Armed Police Complex, Zewan, Srinagar and laid floral wreath at the Martyrs' Memorial. Speaking on the occasion, the Lt Governor paid tributes to the police personnel who have made supreme sacrifice in the line of duty. 'Our valiant police personnel selflessly put their lives at stake, work 24X7 for ensuring a safe environment for the people of J&K. The nation will always remain indebted to their sacrifices,' the Lt Governor said.
J&K Can't Have Peaceful Dawn Unless India-Pakistan Hold Talks: Farooq Abdullah2021-10-21: The National Conference president, Dr Farooq Abdullah on Thursday said that Jammu and Kashmir cannot have a peaceful dawn unless India holds talks with Pakistan as dialogue is the only solution to bring peace. As per Kashmir News Service (KNS), addressing media at Jammu, he said that nobody can split Jammu and Kashmir and the enemies of communal brotherhood won't succeed ever in dividing J&K.
It's Time Sections In Kashmir Overcome Selective Dementia, Condemn Civilian Killings: Army Officer2021-10-21: Amid a spate of targeted killings by terrorists, a senior army officer has said the time has come for some sections in Kashmir to overcome 'selective dementia' and condemn the killing of civilians so that future generations are saved and there is an end to people's sufferings. Lt Gen K J S Dhillon, Director General of Defence Intelligence Agency and Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff, said the perpetrators of such attacks on innocent civilians are targeting the roots of the society and that such people can never be friends of Kashmir.
China's Been Aggressor Against India; Must Be Held Accountable For Failing To Play By Rules: US Diplomat2021-10-21: China has been an aggressor against India along the Himalayan border, a top American diplomat nominated by President Joe Biden as his next envoy to Beijing has told lawmakers, stating that the US must hold the Chinese government accountable for failing to play by the rules. Nicholas Burns told members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday that the US will challenge China where it must, including when Beijing takes actions that run counter to America's values and interests; threaten the security of the United States or its allies and partners; or undermine the rules-based international order.
BJP's Policies Have Taken J-K Back By Decades: Mehbooba2021-10-21: People's Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on October 21 alleged that the BJP government's policies on Jammu and Kashmir have taken the Union Territory 'back by decades'.