New Delhi, October 16 (KMS): Veteran Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader, D Raja, has said that Kashmir is a disputed territory, which needs to be resolved politically.

D Raja, who is also CPI-M Secretary, talking to media persons in New Delhi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policy on Kashmir had flopped, completely. He urged Modi to accept the disputed status of Jammu and Kashmir and initiate talks to resolve the issue, politically. »

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Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the liaison committee members of the civil society have decided to hold meetings to create awareness among people, particularly in Jammu region, about the nefarious designs of the Indian government against Article 35A of the Indian Constitution.

The members of the liaison committee including Advocate Ghulam Nabi Shaheen, Advocate Mir Javaid, Muzaffar Shah, Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam and Sardar Jagmohan Singh Raina will meet individually and collectively to the people of Jammu region and would apprise them about the sinister designs of the Indian government regarding the repeal of the Article 35A. »

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Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that efforts aimed at changing the disputed nature of Kashmir are doomed to fail.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar said that innocent persons would continue to get killed as long as forces enjoy unbridled powers and the dispute on Kashmir remains unresolved. »

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Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association has condemned the killing of civilian, Gulzar Ahmad Mir of Allaypora, and injuring of 24 civilians in Indian forces’ action at Litter in Pulwama.

HCBA spokesperson in a statement issued in Srinagar denounced the police action at Boniyar, Uri, where, to rescue a braid chopper, they ransacked the houses of the residents besides firing pellets on them. »

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Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Kashmir Tehereek-e-Khawateen (KTK) and Jammu and Kashmir Cultural Sufi Society have condemned the unabated incidents of braid chopping.

The KTK Chairperson Zamaruda Habib in a statement issued in Srinagar expressed concern over growing continued incidents of forced braid chopping in Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference while commenting on recent remarks of Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh suggesting that Vallabhbhai Patel was not allowed to act freely to resolve the Kashmir issue was an admission that Kashmir was not a part of India.

An APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said Kashmir continues to be a dispute and India itself took it to the United Nations. Referring to Rajnath’s statement, the spokesman said, “Indian home minister admits that Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru stopped Sardar Patel from merging Kashmir with India. This testifies our claim that Kashmir is not part of India,” he said. »

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Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thirty years old, Afroza Begum, was in the kitchen of her around five kilometers from Sopore town when some braid choppers barged into her house and cut her hair.

“I was in the kitchen when someone held my hair from behind and I lost consciousness. After gaining back consciousness, I found people surround me and my hair had been cut,” Begum said. She was shifted to sub-district hospital Sopore for treatment, and doctors found no affliction of psychological disturbance. »

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Washington, October 16 (KMS): Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai, Secretary General, World Kashmir Awareness Forum, has said that Indian forces are routinely committing war crimes in occupied Kashmir with impunity under emergency laws.

Dr Fai in a statement issued in Washington said, “The life for Kashmiris has oscillated between grisly and gruesome. Human rights violations are frightful: extrajudicial killings, torture, rape, abductions, arson, and arbitrary detentions. Since 1989, more than 100,000 Kashmiris have been killed.” »

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Braid chopping part of devilish tactics

Srinagar, October 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama and Shopian districts of south Kashmir, today, against the killing of three youth by Indian troops, yesterday.

All shops and business establishments were closed while traffic was off the roads in the two districts. Educational institutions were already closed due to the weekly off.

Among three martyrs, the troops had killed Waseem Shah and Nasir Ahmad during a cordon and search operation at Litter in Pulwama district. They had also destroyed a house in the operation. The killing of the youth had sparked anti-India protests in the area. The third one, indentified as, Gulzar Ahmad Mir was killed and many others were injured when troops had opened fire on the protesters in the area. »

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Srinagar, October 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani has urged people to constitute Mohalla committees comprising youth volunteers and persons with credibility to check the braid-chipping menace.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the ugly incidents had created extreme gloomy situation for Kashmiri women and girls. For the last one month, fear psychosis has been created and people are facing threat to their dignity and honor, he added. »

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