October 2021 News

28 October 2021 News

Kashmir Issue Cannot Be Solved Through Guns Or Detentions: PDP Leader Rouf Bhat

2021-10-27: People's Democratic Party senior leader, Rouf Bhat has expressed disappointment over MBBS students being booked under UAPA and stated that the situation is a political issue and it cannot be solved through guns and illegal detentions. Bhat said the sole reason behind celebrations which were held at SKIMS Soura and GMC Karan Nagar is the central government and its increasing atrocities on the people of J&K.

No Further Extension For Delimitation Commission, Process To Be Completed By March 06 Next Year

2021-10-27: The Central government has informed that there will be no further extension in delimitation commission's tenure and the process will be completed by March 06, 2022, sources informed on Wednesday. March 06, 2022 will be the deadline for the completion of delimitation process in Jammu and Kashmir. Notably, the Delimitation panel was set up in 2020 to redraw electoral constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir.

India Will Have 'whole Of Kashmir' In Years To Come, Says Chief Of Western Air Command

2021-10-27: A top Air Force officer on Wednesday said there was no plan 'at the moment' to capture Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), but expressed the hope that someday India will have the 'whole of Kashmir'. Speaking to reporters at an event here to mark the 75th anniversary of the Indian troops' Budgam landing, Air Officer Commanding in Chief (AOC-in-C) of Western Air Command, Air Marshal Amit Dev, also said the people in PoK are not being treated very fairly by the Pakistanis. '...All the activities which were carried out by the Indian Air Force and the Army (on October 27, 1947) resulted in ensuring the freedom of this part of Kashmir.

Indian Army Celebrates 75th Infantry Day In Jammu

2021-10-27: Ina bid to observe the 75th Infantry day, Indian Army on Wednesday held wreath laying ceremonies at different formations across the Jammu region, including the northern command headquarters at Udhampur, a defence spokesman said. The Infantry Day is observed as a remembrance of the first military operations carried out by independent India when the Indian army repelled the first attack on its soil on October 27, 1947 in the Kashmir valley. The traditional wreath laying ceremony was organised at the Dhruva War Memorial in Udhampur in presence of chief of staff, headquarters northern command Lieutenant General S Harimohan Iyer who participated on behalf of Army commander, northern command, Lt Gen Yogesh Kumar Joshi.

NIA Carries Out Raids In Seven Districts In JEI Terror Funding Case In J&K

2021-10-27: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted searches at 17 locations in seven districts of Jammu and Kashmir in connection with the Jamaat-e-Islami terror funding case, an official of the agency said. The raids were carried out in Anantnag, Kulgam, Ganderbal, Bandipora and Budgam districts in the Kashmir division and Kishtwar and Jammu districts in the Jammu division of the Union Territory, a spokesperson of the NIA said. 'Searches conducted today included the premises of office bearers and members of the JeI (Jamaat-e-Islami) and various incriminating documents and electronic devices were seized from the premises of the suspects,' the agency said.

Unilateral Move': India Criticises China For New Land Border Law

2021-10-27: India on Wednesday hit out at China for its 'unilateral' decision to bring about a new land border law and said it is a matter of concern as the legislation can have implications on the existing bilateral pacts on border management and on the overall boundary question. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India expects that China will avoid undertaking action under the pretext of the law that could unilaterally alter the situation in the India-China border areas. He said such a 'unilateral move' will have no bearing on the arrangements that both sides have already reached earlier - be it on the boundary question or for maintaining peace and tranquillity along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

JK Govt Extends Compensation To Non-local Militancy Victims

2021-10-27: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday extended relief under SRO-43 to the non-local victims of militancy violence, which will entitle their next of kin to cash compensation. The decision was taken by the Administrative Council of the Union Territory, which met here under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha, an official spokesperson said. The decision extended relief under SRO-43 to the next of kin of victims who were non-residents of Jammu and Kashmir and were killed in the recent violence in the Kashmir valley, he said.