November 2021 News

13 November 2021 News

BJP Led Govt Failed To Contain Militancy In Kashmir: Sonia Gandhi

Srinagar 12 Nov: Accusing BJP-led government for deteriorating security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, the All-India Congress Committee (AICC) President Sonia Gandhi said that Congress is concerned about the killings of large number of security personnel and Civilians across Kashmir valley for the last few months.

'Hybrid Militant' Arrested In Central Kashmir's Ganderbal

Srinagar 12 Nov: Police on Friday claimed to have arrested a hybrid militant of TRF outfit, a shadow outfit of the LeT as per police in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district. News agency GNS quoted a police statement saying that the accused Arshad Ahmad Mir son of Mohammad Subhan Mir resident of Sehpora, Ganderbal was held at a checkpoint near Khann area of the district on Thursday by a police party.

J&K Govt Suspends Three Employees On Corruption Charges

Srinagar 12 Nov: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday suspended an assistant regional transport officer (ARTO) and two motor vehicle inspectors on corruption charges. An order issued by the government said, 'Today that ARTO Kupwara (Mohammad Mukhtar) and two Motor Vehicle Inspectors (Khursheed Ahmad and Abdul Hamid) are placed under suspension pending enquiry against them.'

Closing Jama Masjid reprehensible in all respects: Anjuman Auqaf

Srinagar 12 Nov: Anjuman Auqaf Jama Masjid Srinagar has expressed its indignation and anger against the authorities for once again preventing the people from performing important duties like Friday prayers at the historic Central Jama Masjid Srinagar. The Anjuman in a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that it is regrettable and reprehensible in all respects to impose restrictions only on the Jama Masjid under the guise of COVID-19 pandemic while all other places of worship in Kashmir are open. We have repeatedly said that forcibly preventing Muslims in Kashmir from performing their religious rights, especially Friday prayers, is not only tantamount to interference in religion but also deliberately hurting the religious sentiments of the people, the Anjuman said.

Illegal constructions galore Srinagar, SMC in slumber: Allege locals

Srinagar 12 Nov: At least 277 illegal constructions have taken place in areas falling under the jurisdiction of Srinagar Municipal Corporation so far, while the concerned authorities are in deep slumber to stop the same, sources said here on Wednesday. Sources told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that at least 277 illegal structures or constructions have taken place so far in the city, while the Srinagar Municipal Corporation has failed to take any action in this regard. "The SMC has failed to initiate any action to stop these illegal constructions in the city even as the corporation has been claimed big that it was acting tough against encroachers and against the illegal constructions in the areas falling under their jurisdiction," they said.

Militant killed in Srinagar was assigned to carry out fidayeen attack: IGP Kashmir

Srinagar 12 Nov: The Inspector General of Police Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar on Friday said that the militant killed in Srinagar encounter was affiliated with Mujahideen Gazwatul Hind militant outfit. IGP told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that the militant killed in the encounter has been identified as Aamir Riyaz of Khrew area of south Kashmirs Pulwama district. He said that he was the relative of one of the accused involved in Lethpora militant attack and assigned to carry out fidayeen attack.

Mohammad Ashraf Palpori along with scores of NC workers join Apni Party

Srinagar 12 Nov: Scores of National Conference workers hailing from Eidgah territorial constituency on Friday joined Apni Party under the leadership of Mohammad Ashraf Palpori at Party Central office in M2 Church Lane, Sonwar. The joining ceremony took place in presence of Apni Party Senior Vice President Ghulam Hassan Mir, General Secretary Rafi Ahmad Mir, Provincial President Kashmir Mohammad Ashraf Mir and others. Welcoming the new entrants into the party-fold, Ghulam Hassan Mir said that Apni Party came into being when there existed a political vacuum in J&K and the people were felt disempowered.

Suicide Bomber Among Three Militants Killed In J&K: Police

Srinagar 12 Nov: A militant killed in Srinagar encounter was assigned to carry out a 'fidayeen'(suicide) attack, police said on Friday. Three militants have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir by security forces within a span of 24 hours. One militant belonging to proscribed terror outfit Mujahideen Gazwatul Hind was killed in Srinagar's Bemina area, while two militants of Hizbul Mujahideen(HM), including the outfit's district commander were killed during an overnight gunfight in south Kashmir's Kulgam district.

People Look Towards NC With Hope To Steer J&K To Peace, Prosperity: Gupta

Jammu 12 Nov: Saying that Jammu and Kashmir was passing through the most difficult phase, National Conference Provincial President Rattan Lal Gupta Friday exhorted the cadre to shoulder the responsibilities of steering it to peace and political stability.