26 October 2021 News
New Security System To Prevent Attacks In Kashmir Valley Soon2021-10-25: In wake of the targeted killings, a new integrated security system will be in place in Kashmir Valley soon in coordination with the Indian Army and the central security agencies, a report said on Monday. Quoting sources, news agency IANS reported that Jammu and Kashmir Police will be in the lead role in preventing attacks in coordination with other security stakeholders and they have been asked to strengthen the human intelligence gathering on the ground. The J&K Police made a presentation during a high level security meeting chaired by the Union Home Minister on October 23, said the report.
We Will Talk To People Of Jammu And Kashmir, Not To Pakistan: Amit Shah2021-10-25: Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Monday that for peace he will talk to the people of Jammu and Kashmir and not to Pakistan.Addressing a youth rally at Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) on the banks of the Dal Lake in Srinagar, Amit Shah lashed out at former Chief Minister Dr. Farooq Abdullah. 'Dr Farooq Sahib has suggested that we should talk to Pakistan. Let me clarify, if we will talk, we will talk to people of Jammu and Kashmir and its youth only, no one else.
Why Such Anger Against Kashmiris For Celebrating Pakistan's Win, Says Mehbooba Mufti2021-10-25: People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Monday slammed many for chanting 'murderous slogans' against Kashmiri people for celebrating Pakistan's win against India in the T20 World Cup. Taking to Twitter, Mehbooba Mufti asked 'why such anger against Kashmiris for celebrating Pakistan's win' while adding that 'one hasn't forgotten how many celebrated by distributing sweets' following the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
'Under Congress' Tenure, J&K Was In Hands Of Stone Pelters': BJP Leader2021-10-25: Attacking the Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Tarun Chugh on Monday said that during the tenure of the party, Jammu and Kashmir was in the hands of stone pelters and internal security was under threat. Speaking to ANI, Mr Chugh said, 'Ghulam Nabi Azad ji is a very senior leader. I want to remind him that what was the law and order situation there during his tenure, that is the tenure of Congress. Jammu and Kashmir was in the hands of the stone pelters. The internal security was under threat. But today, after the removal of Article 370, there has been peace. A new development era has begun under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji.'
'Not A Single Kashmiri Has Lost His Land After Abrogation Of Article 370': HM Amit Shah2021-10-25: Union Home Minister Amit Shah, while addressing the public rally at SKICC, asked them not to fall prey to the deception being created by some people for the sake of their political advantage. Some vested interests spread lies and incite the feelings of the people of Kashmir on the name of abrogation of Article 370.They tried to instill the feeling of insecurity amongst Kashmir people by creating fear of losing their land post Article 370.
Kashmir Youth Killed In Retaliatory Fire: Police2021-10-25: A youth, who was found dead with bullet injuries near a CRPF camp in south Kashmir on Sunday morning, was killed in 'retaliatory fire after an associate of terrorists snatched a weapon from a CRPF personnel,' the police said. 'Around 10:30 a.m. (on Sunday), the Shopian Police received an information about an attack by terrorists upon an area domination patrol party of 178 Battalion of CRPF at Babapora Shopian and killing of an unidentified person during the retaliation or cross-firing by the CRPF party,' a police spokesman said.
Spurt In Militancy Exposes Centre's Claims Of Normalcy In J&K: Farooq Abdullah2021-10-25: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Monday said that 'spurt' in militancy across Jammu and Kashmir has exposed the Centre's claims that terror will end after revocation of Article 370. 'Least to speak about ending militancy, it is on the rise, and Home Minister Amit Shah needs to answer why. Spurt in militancy across Jammu and Kashmir exposes the claims of the Centre that terror would end after revocation of Article 370,' Abdullah said while addressing a huge rally at Poonch. Abdullah expressed apprehensions about containment of militancy and peace returning to Jammu and Kashmir because of 'ill-conceived' policies of the BJP-led central government.
Nadimarg Massacre Mastermind's Death In Militant Attack Is Divine Justice, Say Kashmiri Pandit Leaders2021-10-25: Migrant Kashmiri Pandit leaders on Monday termed 'divine justice' the killing in a militant attack of an arrested Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist, who had allegedly masterminded the 2003 Nadimarg massacre of 24 local Hindus. Zia Mustafa, a Pakistani terrorist who was arrested in 2003 from Kashmir, was killed Sunday in militant fire when he was taken to Bhatta Durrian forest in Poonch for the identification of a terror hideout during a security forces' operation. Three security personnel were injured.
Civilian Killed In 'cross-firing' In Shopian; Hold Probe, Demand NC, PDP2021-10-25: A civilian was killed in 'cross-firing' after militants attacked CRPF personnel in Shopian district on Sunday, the police said. The incident evoked strong reactions from mainstream political parties, such as the NC and the PDP, which demanded a probe into it. The civilian killed has been identified as Shahid Ahmad.
Jammu Body Seeks Amendment In Law For Transferring Land To Outside Investors2021-10-25: A Jammu-based body of industrialists has sought an amendment to a land revenue law for transfer of non-agricultural private land to prospective investors from outside Jammu and Kashmir to set up their units in the union territory. The Federation of Industries (FOI), Jammu, raised the demand in a memorandum, which was submitted by its delegation to Union Home Minister Amit Shah here, its co-chairman Lalit Mahajan said in a statement on Monday.
Firing Resumes, Operation Enters 15th Day In Poonch-Rajouri2021-10-25: Heavy firing was reported from a forest area as a massive search operation to track down hiding terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's twin border districts of Poonch and Rajouri entered the 15th day on Monday, officials said. It was not immediately clear whether the firing in Bhatti Durrian forest was the result of a fresh contact with the terrorists, believed to be hiding in caves deep inside the forest, the officials said. Nine army personnel including two JCO's and an arrested Pakistani terrorist have been killed and three security men injured since the commencement of the operation on October 11.