25 October 2021 News
3 Security Personnel, Pak Terrorist Injured In Kashmir Firing2021-10-24: Three security personnel and an arrested Pakistani terrorist were injured on Sunday when militants opened fire on a joint search party of the Army and police inside a forest in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. Heavy firing and explosions were reported from Bhatta Durrian forest of Mendhar which along with nearby forest areas adjoining Surankote (Poonch) and Thanamandi in Rajouri district is witnessing a massive search operation, the officials said.
Those Trying To Disrupt J&K Peace Wont Be Spared: Shah2021-10-24: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday vowed to the people in Jammu, as well as the union territory and the nation, stating that an atmosphere will be created where no blood of innocent will be spilled. Shah in his first public address here after the revocation of Article 370 also said that those trying to disrupt peace in Jammu and Kashmir will not be spared.
Civilian Killed In Cross-firing Between CRPF, Militants In Shopian2021-10-24: A civilian was killed during a cross-firing between Central Reserve Police Force personnel and suspected militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Sunday. The police said that the militants had attacked CRPF troops in the district's Babapora area. 'CRPF troops retaliated the fire and during cross firing one unidentified person was killed,' the police said in a statement. 'Further details are being ascertained.'
'Dadagiri' Of Three Families Will No Longer Work In J&K: Amit Shah2021-10-24: The Union Home Minister, Amit Shah on Sunday while attacking the opposition parties of Jammu and Kashmir including NC, PDP and Congress said that 'Dadagiri' of three families will no longer work in Jammu and Kashmir. He said that what did these three families give to Jammu and Kashmir for 70 years- 87 MLAs and 6 MPs. 'Modi Ji has done the work of making 30,000 people elected representatives, a Panchayat has been formed in every village. Now 'Dadagiri' of these three families will not work,' Shah said.
J&K 23 Percent Unemployment Rate 'biggest Gift' Of BJP To J&K: Congress2021-10-24: Reacting to the Union Home Minister's tall claims on development in J&K, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) on Sunday stated that HM is counting projects, which have been sanctioned by previous UPA Government, while lashing out at the Centre Government for pushing J&K towards backwardness.
BJP Leader Blames Opposition For 'creating Unrest' Due To Its 'shrinking Political Space'2021-10-24: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) J&K Executive Member Raman Suri Sunday said that opposition political parties like Congress, PDP and National Conference (NC) are trying to create unrest amongst masses due to their shrinking political space in Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement he said, having witnessed abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A in the most conducive atmospheres and through constitutional provisions, these political parties have realised that now people in the newly-carved Union Territory will come to know about their rights, privileges and opportunities, which until now were blocked by this controversial provision which is a passé now.
Delegation Of Kashmiri Pandits Calls On Amit Shah2021-10-24: A BJP-led delegation of three displaced Kashmiri Pandit organisations called on Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday and demanded the construction of two-bedroom quarters for the migrant employees from the community recruited under the Prime Minister's special recruitment programme in the Kashmir valley, besides security and an insurance coverage for them. They also demanded the constitution of an apex committee and a welfare board for the displaced people. The seven-member delegation, led by Jammu and Kashmir BJP spokesperson and former MLA G L Raina, met Shah at the Raj Bhawan here, officials said.
Top Army Commanders To Review India's Security Challenges, Situation Along LAC2021-10-24: Top commanders of the Indian Army will carry out an extensive review of the country's security challenges, including in eastern Ladakh as well as other sensitive areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China, at a four-day conference beginning Monday, people familiar with the development said. The commanders will also deliberate on the security scenario in Jammu and Kashmir in the backdrop of a spate of civilian killings in the Union Territory in the last few weeks, they added. The conference will take place in Delhi.
Mehbooba Slams CDS Rawat's Remarks On Curbs In Kashmir2021-10-24: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday charged that 'repression' was the Centre's only method to deal with the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Reacting to the remarks by Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat warning of further curbs in Kashmir to tackle the recent violence, Mehbooba also said his statement 'contradicts' the official narrative that all is well in the valley. 'Even after turning Kashmir into an open air prison, Bipin Rawat's statement comes as no surprise because repression is GOIs only method to deal with the situation in J&K.
US Sabotaging CPEC: Pak PM Imran Khan's Aide2021-10-24: Chief of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority has accused the United States of sabotaging the multi-billion dollar project, the economic lifeline of Pakistan, a media report said. The ambitious CPEC was launched in 2015 when Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Pakistan. It aims to connect western China with the Gwadar seaport in southwestern Pakistan through a network of roads, railways and other projects of infrastructure and development.
Farooq Expresses Surprise Over Shah's Comment On Restoration Of Statehood2021-10-24: National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah on Sunday expressed surprise over Union Home Minister Amit Shah's statement that Jammu and Kashmir's statehood would be restored after assembly elections. He said urges and aspirations of people have to be satiated for lasting peace in the Union territory. Abdullah expressed surprise over the logic being advanced by the central leadership that the statehood will be restored after completion of the delimitation of constituencies and holding of elections.