November 2021 News

News Briefs for 18 November 2021

117 Terrorists Recruited In Jammu And Kashmir In 2021

New Delhi 17 Nov: A total of 117 terrorists have been recruited by terror outfits in Jammu and Kashmir till now in 2021, sources in the Central Reserve Police Force said on Wednesday.These terrorists were hired by terror organisations active in Jammu and Kashmir, they added.The officials in the force said that a total of 48 battalions of the CRPF have been deployed in Jammu and Kashmir so far.

'You Will Not See Terrorism In J&K After 2 Years', Assures LG Manoj Sinha.

Srinagar 17 Nov: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday assured that terrorism will not be spotted in the state after two years. 'We want to assure you that you will not see terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir after two years. Government of India is working in this direction', he said during an address in Jammu.

Dr Farooq Abdullah calls LG for probe into Hyderpora civilian killings

Srinagar 17 Nov: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President and Member of Parliament Dr Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday made a telephonic call to Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha and reiterated his demand for impartial, time bound inquiry into the Hyderpora encounter and return of bodies to their kin for last rites. He said that the impact of such killings and the subsequent culture of impunity the civilian killings is profound and will inevitably have a depressing impact on the psyche of public.

Kashmiris won`t surrender before oppression: Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu Nov 17 (KNS) 17 Nov: The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party led by Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday staged a protest at Jammu against the civilian killings in Hyderpora encounter on Monday evening. Mehbooba Mufti while leading the protest said that neither in the past Kashmiris have surrendered on gunpoint nor they will now surrender. She said that the central government is oppressing Kashmiris at gunpoint but they won`t ever succeed.

Two LeT associates held along with two IEDs in Pulwama: IGP Kashmir

Srinagar 17 Nov: The Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday claimed to have apprehended two militant associates of LeT along with two IEDs in south Kashmirs Pulwama district. Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that during joint naka by police, 55 RR and 182 BN of CRPF at circular road Pulwama apprehended two active associates of LeT namely Amir Bashir Dar son of Bashir Ahmad Dar of Pulwama and Mukhtar Ahmad bhat son of Abdul Jabar Bhat of Shopian. He said that two ready to use IEDs where recovered from their possession.

Sajad Lone Appeals PM To Ensure Justice To Families

Srinagar 17 Nov: Peoples Conference President Sajad Gani Lone Wednesday appealed to the Prime Minister for his personal intervention in ensuring that justice is delivered to the families of Altaf Bhat and Dr Mudasir Gul killed in Hyderpora encounter. 'There are two versions of reality. The first was that there were no terrorists and those who have been killed were innocent non-combatants . The second version is the version put forward by the state government which would suggest that all of them were actively or passively involved in terror activities. A neutral institution would be the perfect mode to decide where reality lies.,' he said.

ED Summons Mehbooba Mufti's Brother In Money Laundering Case

Srinagar 17 Nov: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti's brother Tassaduq Hussain Mufti for questioning in a money laundering case, officials said on Wednesday. They said Tassaduq has been asked to appear before the investigating officer of the case here on Thursday and get his statement recorded under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

BJP Passes Political Resolution To Form Govt On Its Own In Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu 17 Nov: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the BJP passed a resolution on Tuesday that it will form a government on its own in the Union territory, without any outside support. The party also said that due to the strong and path-breaking leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the position of India in the world community has grown stronger and more pivotal.

J&K's Security Situation Reviewed In Delhi

New Delhi 17 Nov: Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Wednesday reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of several encounters and civilian killings, officials said. Top officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, Central Reserve Police Force and Border Security Force attended the meeting that lasted over an hour. The home secretary was briefed about the prevailing law and order situation in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

Several Jammu-Kashmir Congress Leaders Resign, Attack State Unit Chief

Jammu 17 Nov: In trouble for the Congress in Jammu and Kashmir, four former ministers and three ex legislators have resigned from party posts, saying they have not been provided an opportunity to be heard on party affairs in the union territory, sources said on Wednesday. The leaders, who have quit, are close to senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad. Those who have resigned include former ministers G M Saroori, Jugal Kishore, Vikar Rasool and Dr Manohar Lal.

Secularism Core Of NC's Political Philosophy: Gupta, Sadhotra

Jammu 17 Nov: Describing secularism as the core of the political philosophy of the National Conference, Provincial President Rattan Lal Gupta and former minister and senior leader Ajay Kumar Sadhotra Wednesday said the party has withstood the vicissitudes of history during most testing times.

'Established History, Policy Of Supporting Terrorists': India Slams Pakistan At UNSC Over Kashmir Issue

United Nations 17 Nov: India has slammed Pakistan at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for raking up the Kashmir issue and called upon the neighbouring country to 'immediately vacate all areas' of Jammu and Kashmir 'under its illegal occupation'. India also underlined that Pakistan has misused platforms provided by the UN to propagate falls and malicious propaganda against it.

Five Militants Killed In South Kashmir Gunfights

Srinagar 17 Nov: Five militants including a commander of 'The Resistance Front' were killed in two separate encounters in south Kashmir's Kulgam district on Wednesday evening, police said. The encounters took place at Pombai and Gopalpora villages of Kulgam district when joint teams of police, Army and CRPF launched two separate cordon and search operations (CASO) following an input about militant presence.