Jammu, January 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the prevention by the occupation authorities to offer condolences with the family members of martyr Haroon Abbas Wani triggered anti-India protest demonstration in Doda district.

Strict restrictions were imposed by the administration to disallow people from visiting the martyr’s residence in Furqan Abad area of Doda town.

The apathy of the occupational authorities forced the locals to gather outside the house of the martyr and staged a protest demonstration against India. A large number of people including men and women participated in the protest demonstration. They chanted anti-India, pro-freedom and pro-Pakistan slogans. »

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Srinagar, January 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) has expressed serious concern over the stepped human rights violations by Indian occupation forces in the territory.

A DFP spokesman in a statement in Srinagar said party district president, Advocate Fayaz Ahmed Sodagar, during a meeting took strong exception to Indian General Bipin Rawat’s recent statement regarding the establishment of so-called de-radicalization camps in Kashmir.

Terming it as yet another tool of imperialism to subjugate the Kashmiris, the participants of the meeting said that after turning the whole Kashmir valley into a massive concentration camp the blood thirsty Indian generals were now planning to set up Nazi-type detention centers to punish Kashmiri children under the garb of ‘de-radicalization’. »

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Srinagar, January 21 (KMS): The abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status has raised, for the first time, alarm bells for the locals in Ladakh region in the backdrop of abrogation of Kashmir’s special status, engineers in the region held a pen-down strike against invitation of applications by the administration from candidates all across India for different engineering posts.

The strike was also supported by several other organisations including by Kargil Engineering Association. The administration in an advertisement recently has asked candidates to apply for different vacant engineering posts in Ladakh. The notice said candidates from outside the Ladakh region can also apply for these posts.

Reacting sharply to the advertisement, the local engineering association announced a one-day strike. »

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Srinagar, January 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, on the pretext of inputs about possible attacks on Indian occupational forces ahead of the India’s Republic Day celebrations, the authorities have imposed further restrictions in the territory.

Checkpoints have been erected in many places in Srinagar and frisking has been intensified. Police are seen at many places stopping and checking the vehicles. The people of the territory, especially the Kashmir valley and Muslim dominated areas of Jammu region continue to face problems due to the ongoing military siege and lockdown, which enter 170th day, today.

The main Republic Day function will be held in Jammu where Lieutenant Governor G.C. Murmu will address and take the salute. »

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Srinagar, January 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) and Kashmir Traders and Manufacturing Federation (KTMF) have demanded the release of business leader, Mohammad Yaseen Khan who heads the twin organisations.

The KTMF and KEA in a joint statement issued in Srinagar while asking for the release of Mohammad Yasin Khan expressed concern over his deteriorating health condition in jail. »

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New Delhi, January 21 (KMS): Following in the foot prints of India’s Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat, the Director General of police in occupied Kashmir, Dilbag Singh has also supported the fascist idea of what he said de-radicalization camps for the Kashmiri people.

Addressing media persons in New Delhi, the other day, Dilbag Singh said, “If de-radicalisation camps do come up in Kashmir, it will be a good sign, as it will help people who have gone astray…”

On Thursday, Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat had said that “girls and boys as young as 10 and 12 are now being radicalised in Kashmir, and that those who are completely radicalised need to be taken out separately and put in de-radicalisation camps”. »

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New Delhi, Jan 21 (KMS): In India, students from several universities held protest demonstrations in New Delhi calling on the government to rollback discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Act.
The protesters under the banner of ‘Young India against CAA-NRC-NPR, appealed the supreme court to abolish the law.
They said the government must focus on issues like poverty, education, slowing economy and unemployment rather than bringing in some law that divides the country. »

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Multan, Jan 21 (KMS):Kashmir Committee Chairman Syed Fakhar Imam said that India had gone to back foot on Kashmir issue as it was not allowing anyone to enter it after
turning it into the world’s biggest jail.
Talking to reporters here, he said the world media, including the New York Times, had highlighted problems in its reports which forced India to go on back foot.
He said India had incurred a great loss to Indian held Kashmir economy after stripping it of its special status. »

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Lucknow, Jan 21 (KMS): The protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at Lucknow’s Ghanta Ghar has turned into another Shaheen Bagh.
The Ghanta Ghar protest continued for the fourth consecutive day on Monday where hundreds of women gathered with placards, posters and banners.
Heena, a resident of Raqabganj area is a part of peaceful protest at Ghanta Ghar and has been attending daily. She comes to the protest site every morning after sending her children to school.
Speaking to India Today TV, she said “My father, mother-in-law and husband have shared my household work since the anti-CAA protest started at Ghanta Ghar. Since Friday, I have been going back home late in the night and coming back in the morning after sending my children to school.” »

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New Delhi, Jan 21 (KMS): With a toothless grin and a clenched fist raised to the heavens, 90-year-old Asma Khatun chanted exuberantly. “Azadi,” she cried, using the Hindi word for freedom and joining a loud chorus that rang out across Shaheen Bagh, a neighbourhood in South Delhi that over the past few weeks has become a nationwide symbol of resistance.
In her nine decades, Khatun has lived through British colonial rule, the war of independence and India’s bloody partition with Pakistan, but as a housewife she had always stayed behind closed doors and barely brushed with politics. That was until last month. »

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