November 2021 News

12 November 2021 News

'India Losing Battle Of Hearts And Minds' In Occupied Kashmir, Says FM Qureshi

2021-11-11: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Thursday that the Indian government was 'losing the battle of hearts and minds' in occupied Kashmir. Addressing a press conference alongside Special Envoy of the Organisation of Islamic Council on Jammu and Kashmir Yousef Aldobeay, who is on a six-day visit to Pakistan along with an OIC delegation, Qureshi added: 'And you have witnessed in the neighbouring country to the west what happens when one loses the battle of hearts and minds.'

Since 2019, Indian Constitution's Application Missing In J&K'

2021-11-11: The Jammu-based Panthers Party has criticised the Modi government's claim that August 2019 integrated Jammu and Kashmir with the rest of the country when in reality it had 'crushed fundamental rights' of citizens in disregard of the country's Constitution. The party president and Executive Chairperson of the State Legal Aid Committee, Professor Bhim Singh, in a statement issued on Thursday, 'raised this question before Members of Parliament to see why Chapter-III of the Indian Constitution is missing in its application in the state of J&K.'

New Crop Of 'hybrid-militants' Behind Spate Of Targetted Killings In Jammu And Kashmir, Say Police

2021-11-11: The single-storey house of a Jammu and Kashmir policeman, Tauseef Ahmad, is brimming with his friends, well-wishers and family, but the pale of gloom that hangs in the air is a telltale sign. Outside the home, a mentally challenged person in his early 30s mourns the loss of a friend.

Unidentified militant killed in ongoing Kulgam encounter: Police

2021-11-11: An unidentified militant has been killed in an encounter that broke out between militants and security forces in south Kashmir`s Kulgam district on Thursday afternoon, police said here. An official told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that the encounter broke out in Chawalgam area of Kulgam today afternoon. He said that a joint team of forces launched a cordon and search operation following inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

Wage cuts, termination of J&K Bank ATM guards huge injustice: Tarigami

2021-11-11: CPI (M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami Thursday said the decision of new company that has taken over the J&K Banks security to remove ATM guards and resort to wage cuts is a huge injustice with hundreds of these poor people, who have been doing their duties with dedication for years together.

Security Pickets, Removed By UPA, To Come Up Again In J&K

2021-11-11: Jammu & Kashmir administration has ordered re-construction of security pickets across Kashmir valley, especially in Srinagar city, where targeted civilian killings have increased since October. The order came on a day when two terrorists were killed in the valley in two separate encounters.

Policy Of Disengaging Govt Employees Must Stop: Vakil

2021-11-11: Sr Vice President Peoples' Conference and former minister Abdul GaniVakil Thursday slammed the NarendraModi led government for turning Kashmir into a complete police and military territory. In a statement issued here, Vakil said the deployment of additional 5 CRPF companies to Kashmir exposes the normalcy claims of the ruling dispensation.

3,195 Gram Panchayats To Receive Internet Connectivity In Jammu & Kashmir

2021-11-11: Set to roll out e-governance at the grass root level in Jammu and Kashmir, the administration will provide internet connectivity to 3,195 additional gram panchayats under Bharat Broadband Scheme (BBS), according to officials.

OIC Delegation Visits LoC, Gets Briefing By Pakistani Military Officials

2021-11-11: A delegation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Wednesday visited the Pakistan administered Kashmir where it was briefed by the Pakistani military officials on the latest security situation along the Line of Control. India has in the past asked the OIC to refrain from allowing vested interests to exploit its platform for comments on internal affairs of the country.

BJP Leader And Ex-deputy CM Asked To Demolish His Illegally Built House

2021-11-11: The Jammu Development Authority (JDA) has served a notice on senior BJP leader and former deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh asking him to demolish his illegally constructed house on the outskirts of the city within five days. Singh and his family moved into the palatial bungalow near the Army's ammunition sub-depot at Ban village of Nagrota on July 23 last year, even though the high court had in May 2018 directed the authorities to ensure 'strict implementation' of a 2015 notification barring general public from carrying out any construction within 1,000 yards of defence works.