Agra (India), September 06 (KMS): Indian authorities have shifted 29 more Kashmiri detainees to Agra Central Jail in Uttar Pradesh state of India.

These detainees have been shifted to Agra Jail in a special chartered aircraft. Dozens of Kashmiri prisoners had already been shifted to Agra since the abrogation of special status of occupied Kashmir by the Indian government on 5th August this year. »

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Says building blocks of democracy compromised

New Delhi, September 06 (KMS): An Indian Administrative Officer (IAS) from Karnataka, S Sasikanth Senthil, in protest against Narendra Modi government’s policies has submitted his resignation from the service.

Senthil, the Dakshina Kannada district deputy commissioner, was on leave since last week. In a letter, Senthil said that it was unethical for him to continue as a civil servant in the government when the “fundamental building blocks of democracy are being compromised in an unprecedented manner”.

He said the resignation was not in any way connected to any event or a particular person. He was the in-charge when CCD founder and SM Krishna’s son-in-law VG Siddharth committed suicide. »

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New Delhi, September 06 (KMS): A Special Cell of Delhi Police has lodged an FIR against noted Kashmiri political activist, Shehla Rasheed, under sedition charges over her comments about human rights violations by Indian Army in occupied Kashmir.

Shehla Rasheed in a series of tweets had said that the Indian Army was involved in human rights abuses amid a clampdown in occupied Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian government. She stated that human rights abuses were being carried out in the occupied territory to serve the agenda of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. »

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Indian police martyr civilian in custody in Handwara

Srinagar, September 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, hundreds of people defying curfew and other restrictions held demonstrations in central, north and south Kashmir, today, against the Indian occupation and repeal of special status of the territory by Narendra Modi-led communal Indian government.

Soon after Juma congregational prayers, people flouting curfew and other restrictions took to the streets in Srinagar, Sopore, Hajin, Islamabad, Pulwama, Shopian and other areas of the occupied territory. They raised high-pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. Indian troops and police personnel fired teargas shells and pellets on protesters at several places, injuring many of them. Juma prayers could not be held at Srinagar’s historic Jamia Masjid and other main mosques of the territory for the 5th consecutive week after the imposition of curbs by the Indian government in occupied Kashmir on 5th August. »

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Srinagar, September 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat Conference has asked the people not to sell their land to outsiders and the Kashmiri nation would not forgive those collaborators who will facilitate the outsiders.

The Hurriyat activists in their messages through posters and handbills issued in occupied Kashmir asked the people to pray for them. “We are giving our lives and ready to sacrifice our today for your tomorrow. We will never surrender. But please remain steadfast till we get freedom from Hindutva club,” they pleaded to the people in the posters and handbills. »

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New Delhi, September 06 (KMS): The Indian Home Ministry, under the guise of creating job opportunities for the Kashmiri youth, has planned to raise two additional battalions, one each of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) for occupied Kashmir.

The roadmap to raise the battalions is being prepared just a month after abrogation of occupied Kashmir’s special status and splitting it into two Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, which will come into existence on October 31 this year. »

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New Delhi, September 06 (KMS): Delhi Police have booked Kashmiri political activist, Shehla Rasheed, under sedition charges over her comments about human rights violations by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir.

A Special Cell of Delhi Police lodged an FIR against Shehla Rasheed for her remarks on the ground situation in the occupied territory.

Shehla Rasheed, currently pursuing a Ph.D. at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, in a series of tweets had said that the Indian Army was indiscriminately picking up men, raiding houses and torturing people in occupied Kashmir.

Shehla Rasheed had said that the Indian Army was involved in human rights abuses amid a clampdown in occupied Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian government. She had stated that human rights abuses were being carried out in the occupied territory to serve the agenda of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). »

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Srinagar, September 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police martyred a civilian in custody in Handwara town.

The civilian, Reyaz Ahmed Thekri who was arrested on Wednesday was severely tortured in custody by the police. He died in the lockup of Qalamabad Police Station in Handwara town. »

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Srinagar, September 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, posters, asking people to strictly support the ongoing shutdown against India’s move of scraping special status of the territory have surfaced in various areas of South Kashmir.

Posters were spotted pasted on walls and electric poles in various areas of Islamabad district.

The posters asked the shopkeepers and others running business establishments including petrol pumps to observe complete shutdown to express their resentment against the Indian government’s illegal action. »

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New Delhi, September 06 (KMS): The Indian National Congress has said that the BJP government is pursuing blind law in occupied Kashmir which caused a lot of harm to India and its Constitution.

Congress leader, Ghulam Nabi Azad, in a statement in New Delhi feared that if the ruling dispensation wished, there could be a Kashmir-like situation in any part of India.

He said, one month has passed since people were detained in Kashmir. He said that this was probably the first time in the world, not just in India, that a law was framed where people of the territory were detained for over a month and cut off from the rest of the world. “We have never seen such ‘andha qanoon’ (blind law) anywhere in the world which the BJP has implemented in Kashmir,” he added. »

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