Srinagar, February 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian authorities have banned 24 Islamic and Pakistani channels in the border district, Bandipora, to deny the people access to the truth in the wake of the situation arising out of Pulwama incident.

In an order issued by Bandipora district magistrate, the authorities have asked all the cable operators to immediately stop airing of these 24 channels.

“It has been reported that cable operators within the jurisdiction of Bandipora district are telecasting and transmitting various programmes which create law and order problems,” the order read. »

Read More... | Comment

Demands immediate end to casos in occupied Kashmir

Jeddah, February 27 (KMS): The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir reaffirming its support to the Kashmiris’ just struggle for securing their right to self-determination has demanded of India to immediately stop cordon and search operations against the people of occupied Kashmir and respect their fundamental and basic human rights.

The OIC in an emergency meeting at its Secretariat in Jeddah also urged India to resolve the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the relevant OIC and UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions as per the aspirations of the Kashmiri people by giving them their right to self-determination. »

Read More... | Comment

New Delhi, February 27 (KMS): An Indian Air Force fighter jet crashed in Budgam district in occupied Kashmir, this morning.

Two pilots are dead in the crash, Indian media reported.

The crash happened a day after India violated the Line of Control in Azad Kashmir, yesterday.

Read More... | Comment

Srinagar, February 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two Kashmiri youth in Shopian district, today.

The troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation in Memender area of the district. The operation continued till last reports came in.

Read More... | Comment

Gilani resents OIC invitation to Swaraj

Srinagar, February 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, India’s notorious National Investigation Agency, today, conducted widespread raids on the residences of senior resistance leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Muhammad Yasin Malik and Shabbir Ahmed Shah in Srinagar.

The NIA sleuths broke into the Nigeen residence of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and carried out searches. They also conducted similar raids on the residences of Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Zafar Akbar Butt and Dr Nayeem Gilani, the son of APHC Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani.

The Joint Resistance Leadership has called for a two-day complete shutdown from tomorrow against the NIA crackdown on the entire resistance leadership and extensive spree of arrests in the Kashmir valley. The leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said the arrest of thousands of Kashmiri people and threat to the state subject law, Article 35-A, are all acts on the part of India, which are aimed at suppressing the voice of the Kashmiri people by the dint of military might. »

Read More... | Comment

Srinagar, February 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership has called for a two-day strike from tomorrow (Wednesday) against widespread raids of New Delhi-based National Investigation Agency (NIA) against the entire resistance leadership and extensive spree of arrests in every nook and corner of the Kashmir valley.

The leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the arrest of thousands of Kashmiri people and threats to tinker with the state subject law, Article 35-A, were all acts aimed at suppressing the voice of Kashmiris by the dint of military might. »

Read More... | Comment

Srinagar, February 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops launched cordon and search operations in South Kashmir’s Kulgam and Shopian districts, today.

According to Kashmir Media service, the troops launched an operation in Matalhama village in Qaimoh area of Kulgam district. The operation was going on when the last reports came in.

The troops also launched a similar operation in Rawalpora area of Shopian district. The troops sealed all entry and exit points of the area and conducted door-to-door searches. More details are awaited.

Read More... | Comment

Srinagar, February 26: In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir Chairman, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai has said that the brazen display of mass arrests of socio-political and religious leadership and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat workers is a well-designed conspiracy to pave the way for stoking further uncertainty in the territory.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said, it is Delhi’s inflexibility that is responsible for the present crisis in occupied Kashmir. He said defending the special status of Jammu and Kashmir was not confined to a particular region or religion anymore as the people of the entire Jammu and Kashmir have realized its importance and sanctity. “But New Delhi wants to influence the upcoming general elections by raising the issue of Article 35-A and creating a war hysteria for electoral gains.” »

Read More... | Comment

Srinagar, February 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, there is no let-up in the crackdown on Jamaat-e-Islami leaders and activists, as more than 400 JI activists have been detained since Friday.

Deputy Inspector General of Police, Atul Kumar Goel, confirmed the arrest of 200 JI members in South Kashmir alone. The detainees include the elderly and ailing persons.

Sixty-two-year-old deputy Ameer of Jamaat, Ahmadullah Parray Makki, was picked up from his home in Khiram village of Bijbehara along with 15 other JI activists and was lodged in Mattan jail. »

Read More... | Comment

Srinagar, February 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani has reacted sharply to the invitation extended to the Indian External Affairs Minister Shushma Swaraj by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to attend its session.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Muslims in Kashmir are bruised by continued repression and torture. Jammu and Kashmir has been occupied against all moral, ethical, democratic and human norms, leading to unending bloodshed and widespread devastation. Killings, jails, torture, bullets, pellets, rape and molestation have become a usual tool. When all these measures failed, India is now trying to change the demography of Muslim majority Jammu and Kashmir.” »

Read More... | % Comments