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BJP opposes proposal to grant land to Jamiat Ahle Hadees

BJP opposes proposal to grant land to Jamiat Ahle Hadees

Jammu, Jun 18 The BJP, a member of Jammu and Kashmir’s ruling alliance with the PDP, today said it was against the proposal for allotment of government land to Jamiat Ahle Hadees (JAH). Recently, the JAH’s state secretary general approached Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti with a representation requesting allotment of land for Eidgah on permanent […]

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Media bodies urge JK govt to bring Bukhari’s killers to book

Media bodies urge JK govt to bring Bukhari’s killers to book

Eleven media organisations today urged the Jammu and Kashmir government to bring the killers of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari to book at the earliest, and institute an inquiry into the malicious campaign launched against the scribe before his murder. In a joint statement-cum-resolution, Press Club of India, Indian Women’s Press Corps, Press Association, Editors’ Guild, South Asian Free Media Association, South Asian Women in Media, […]

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Shujaat Bukhari sought increased security few days before his killing: Ex-Raw chief

Shujaat Bukhari sought increased security few days before his killing: Ex-Raw chief

LONDON: Senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari, who was shot dead in Srinagar last week, had approached chief minister Mehbooba Mufti only a few days ago for increased security, former RAW chief AS Dulat said on Monday. Bukhari, the editor-in-chief of the daily ‘Rising Kashmir‘, was shot dead outside his office in Srinagar on June 14. Two police officers provided […]

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Youth killed, another injured in forces firing in south Kashmir

Youth killed, another injured in forces firing in south Kashmir

A youth was killed and another was injured in alleged army firing at Nowpora area of Mir Bazar in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday evening. An official said that a group of youth pelted stones on army’s 9 RR party who allegedly resorted some gunshots. In the incident, two persons suffered serious bullet wounds, […]

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Srinagar: GoI’s Special Representative Dineshwar Sharma on Monday visited the family of slain ‘Rising Kashmir’ editor Shujaat Bukhari to offer his condolences. Sharma went to Kreeri town of Baramulla district to console the bereaved family who observed the 4th day ‘Fateha’ (funeral prayers) on Monday. A large number of sympathizers including academicians, members of civil […]

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BJP MP Jitender Singh says Shujaat was killed because he tried to find middlepath

BJP MP Jitender Singh says Shujaat was killed because he tried to find middlepath

New Delhi: BJP MP and Union minister Jitendra Singh speaking on the Centre’s decision to end the unilateral ceasefire decision in Jammu Kashmir province said the decision was a judicious one to ensure peaceful Amarnath Yatra which will soon commence. When asked why exactly did the Government revoke its decision, The Union Minister replied: “The […]

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4 Militant Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir’s Bandipora

4 Militant Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir’s Bandipora

A total of 4 Militant were killed on Monday in an encounter with security forces in the Bandipora sector of Jammu and Kashmir, just a day after the central government decided not to continue with the unilateral ceasefire that had been in place in the state during the Islam holy month of Ramadan. The terrorists […]

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After month-long ceasefire, forces launch CASO in bijbehara village

After month-long ceasefire, forces launch CASO in bijbehara village

A day after the government announced the continuation of operations against militants in Jammu and Kashmir, a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) was launched in Waghama village of south Kashmir’s Bijbehara area on Monday morning. Reports said that after receiving the inputs about the presence of militants in the area, a joint team of army […]

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Two more militants killed in ongoing Bandipora operation

Two more militants killed in ongoing Bandipora operation

Srinagar, June 18  Two more militants were killed in an ongoing encounter at Panar forest area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Official sources told GNS that today morning a fresh gunfight broke out between the militants and the joint team of army’s 14 RR, 22 RR and Para Commandos in the dense forest area of […]