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New Delhi, March 16 (KMS): Indian Home Ministry has confirmed that a total of 33,80,234 domicile certificates have been issued up to January 25, 2021 in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

This was disclosed by Indian Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy in response to a written reply to Lok Sabha on Tuesday. »

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Jammu, November 16 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, launching an attack on the Modi-led fascist Indian government for victimizing Kashmiri people, Congress Party senior leader Thakur Balbir Singh demanded revocation of new land laws in view of strong resentment among the people of occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Balbir Singh speaking at two public meetings organised at Chadwal and Budhi in Kathua district referred to the BJP rulers and said, “They are good for nothing. They have received votes to rule us without considering our demands.” »

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Jammu, October 31 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, APHC leader and Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Social Peace Forum, Devinder Singh Behl has said that the new law on land ownership imposed by India in the territory is a violation of international law.

Devinder Singh Behl in a statement issued in Jammu said that India wanted to change the demography of IIOJK. He deplored that last year in August, the Bharatiya Janata Party Indian government led by Narendra Modi repealed the special status of the territory and impose military siege to further its Hindutva agenda in the territory.

He said that under these laws India wanted to settle RSS and BJP goons in IIOJK to change the population ratio but the Kashmiri people would never surrender to India despite its cruel acts and fascist tactics. »

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Jammu, August 31 (KMS): In what testifying the fact the Modi led fascist Indian government is getting impatient to change the demography of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir as soon as possible, New Delhi has suspended a Jammu-based administrative officer on the charge of using delaying tactics in issuance of Domicile Certificates to the applicants, mostly outsiders.

Tehsildar Jammu, Ravi Shankar has been suspended and attached in the office of Divisional Commissioner, Jammu.

The reason given for the suspension and attachment of the officer, Ravi Shankar, is “the dereliction of duties involving disobedience and very poor performance in the issuance of the Domicile Certificates to the applicants causing huge suffering and inconvenience to the general public.” »

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Srinagar, August 14 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has termed the indefinite lockdown of business establishments in the territory especially Srinagar as a serious infringement on the rights of the business community to earn a livelihood.

The KCCI spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that despite full cooperation extended by the general public and the business community, the authorities appeared to be running around in circles since the previous five months and seem oblivious to the fact that the business community of Kashmir is presently in the 13th month of a disruption which has wiped out enterprises and devastated the economy. »

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Srinagar, August 09 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, one year has passed since the Modi-led Indian fascist government repealed Kashmir’s special status and divided it into two union territories, but it has been 12 months without any business and the private sector and tourism are in a shambles.

There is no tourism for the past one year and this year too due to the pandemic, there are no signs of revival.

A KCCI report says that the total losses since 5th August 2019 till date are over Rs 45,000 crore and job losses in a small place like Kashmir amount to 4.54 lakh. »

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Srinagar, August 08 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, while people from all walks of life have been facing severe difficulties after the Narendra Modi-led fascist Indian government of Bharatiya Janata Party illegally repealed Kashmir’s special status on August 5, last year and imposed a military siege, the journalists are also facing hurdles in performing their professional duties.

Yousuf Jameel, a Srinagar-based prominent journalist, wrote in an article published on Voice of that when the Indian government abolished Article 370 on August 5, 2019, it was not only regional but also big news globally. He wrote that complaints about detention of journalists, who were critical of the Indian government, had been common over the past one year, while communication restrictions and the closure of the Internet had made it difficult for them to continue their journalistic duties. »

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Srinagar, August 08 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar-based noted human rights activist, Khurram Parvez, has said that August 5 action by Modi government was yet another step towards completely annexing Kashmir – a move used to garner popular support in India at the expense of Kashmiris.

Khurram Parvez in an article in US-based Time magazine wrote that the consent of the governed, which is essential in a democracy, is not at all a concern for the Hindu nationalist government of India when it comes to the people of Jammu and Kashmir, which includes the Kashmir Valley.

Khurram Parvez, who is coordinator of the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society and chairperson of the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances, wrote that IIOJK was under a lockdown long before COVID-19. “For weeks last year, all phone lines and internet services were cut off by the Indian government. Basic mobile-phone connectivity took months to be restored and a ban on high-speed 4G internet continues till this day,” he pointed out. »

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Kashmir dispute needs resolution through dialogue

Srinagar, August 07 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has welcomed the new map approved by Pakistan which shows the occupied territory as part of Pakistan.

The APHC General Secretary, Molvi Bashir Ahmad, in a media interview in Srinagar said that the new map of Pakistan reflected the Two-Nation Theory and the ground reality. He said the Kashmir dispute is a reality and Jammu and Kashmir was a natural part of Pakistan but India had illegally occupied it in 1947. He said that the Kashmiris were able to liberate one part of Jammu and Kashmir, which was named as Azad Jammu and Kashmir and they were still continuing their struggle to free another part from India’s illegal occupation. Molvi Bashir Ahmad also welcomed Pakistan’s announcement to confer Nishan-e-Pakistan, the highest Civil Award of the country, on the veteran Kashmiri Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani.

Meanwhile, the APHC spokesman in a statement in Srinagar welcomed the 5th August UN Security Council session that discussed the Kashmir dispute and the prevailing situation in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. He termed the development as an eye-opener for India and said that New Delhi should realise that the world didn’t support its illegal stance on Kashmir and disapproved its unilateral actions in the territory. »

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Srinagar, August 07 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), besides other sectors, the continued military siege imposed by the Modi government since August 05, last year, has also ruined the business of tourist cab drivers.

The Modi government on August 5 last year scrapped the special status of IIOJK and put it under military siege.

It has been a year of loss for Parvaiz Ahmad, a resident of Rainwari in Srinagar. A tourist taxi driver by profession, he has been left jobless since August 5 last year. “The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has added to my sufferings and miseries,” says Parvaiz, who has been in his home after being rendered jobless first in wake of lockdown in August last year and then the pandemic.

“I don’t know how long we will survive like this, as this year’s tourist season is also over with another lockdown,” he says, “I have exhausted all my savings. Even my wife and my two daughters have spent their little savings as well to survive the military siege.” »

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