November 2021 News

News Briefs for 16 November 2021

97 Terrorists Active In Jammu And Kashmir, Security Agencies Gear Up For Complete Elimination

Srinagar 15 Nov: Security agencies have geared up for the complete elimination of the terrorist network in Jammu and Kashmir and a list is being prepared after counting the terrorists present in different areas. According to the exclusive information received by Zee Media, central intelligence agencies have identified a total of 97 terrorists present in 9 areas of Jammu and Kashmir, who are active.

J&K Polls To Be Held Soon: Tarun Chugh

New Delhi 15 Nov: All efforts are being made to hold elections in Jammu and Kashmir, after the delimitation process gets over, said BJP general secretary Tarun Chugh and in-charge of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Telangana in an exclusive interview with IANS. When asked while removing Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir and reorganizing the state, it was promised that Legislative Assembly elections will be held at an appropriate time, what is the preparation for this, Chugh replied: 'The removal of Article 370 has been welcomed by all. Democracy has been strengthened. On the call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the people of Jammu and Kashmir have voted in lakhs and have shown faith in the policies of the government. Preparations are afoot to hold assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir soon. The matter of delimitation is already being looked into by the Election Commission. After the delimitation work is completed, the central government will take a decision on it soon'.

Killings shouldnt be linked with any single political partys tenure: Basharat Bukhari

Nadeem Khawaja Uri Uri 15 Nov: Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Conference senior leader, Basharat Bukhari on Monday said that killings of innocent people in the valley should not be linked with the rule of only one political party. Talking to Kashmir News Service (KNS) on the sidelines of an award function in Uri, he said that the people have lost their lives in the past also but these killings cannot be linked with the tenure of a single party. He said that whenever someone dies it is obvious that he belongs to a family.

New Delhi must reframe its policy for meaningful and genuine reach out to people of J&K: Sagar

Srinagar 15 Nov: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Monday said that it is time New Delhi accepts the realities in Jammu and Kashmir, saying unless sufferings of the people of J&K aren`t recognized nothing is going to change on ground. This was said by Party General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar while interacting with scores of delegations, who had called on him at the party head quarters Nawa e Subha, Srinagar. He said that there is a chronic problem in Kashmir which needs to be addressed.

One More Militant Killed In Ongoing Srinagar Encounter, Toll 2

Srinagar 15 Nov: One more unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with government forces in Hyderpora area of Srinagar on Monday evening, police said. Kashmir Zone Police wrote on its official twitter handle; #SrinagarEncounterUpdate: 01 more unidentified #terrorist killed (Total 2). #Operation going on. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice - Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) November 15, 2021

Muslims Under Attack, Mosques Being 'Blown Up': Dr Farooq

Jodhpur 15 Nov: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah here on Monday urged the government to address the fears faced by Muslims, alleging that people from the community are being attacked and their mosques 'blown up'. He, however, did not cite any specific instance.

BJP Has Hostile Attitude Towards Farmers: Mehbooba

Jammu 15 Nov: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday lambasted the 'callous attitude' of the administration towards farmers who have suffered massive losses due to recent adverse weather conditions. The former chief minister said rice cultivators of border belts of Jammu and those growing apple and dry fruits in Kashmir contribute a major portion towards the economy of Jammu and Kashmir, and in both the regions, the losses suffered by them due to rain and snowfall run into crores of rupees.

Reframe Kashmir Policy, NC Tells Centre

Srinagar 15 Nov: The National Conference (NC) asked New Delhi on Monday 'to reframe its policy for a meaningful and genuine outreach to people of J&K'. 'It's time New Delhi accepts the realities in Jammu and Kashmir. Unless sufferings of the people of J&K are recognized, nothing is going to change on the ground. Unless New Delhi reframes its policy for meaningful and genuine reach out to the people of J&K, there cannot be any redemption in the situation,' NC general secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar said in Srinagar.