Srinagar, March 05 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian probe agency, Enforcement Directorate has summoned the President of Democratic Freedom Party, Mehbooba Mufti, in a money laundering case.

The ED has summoned the PDP President on 15 March. As per a notice served to Mufti, the ED has asked her to be present in its New Delhi office at about 11:30 am for questioning in connection with money laundering case. »

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Srinagar, March 05 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Harriet Conference has strongly condemned the use of brute force by Indian police and troops against peaceful protesters in Srinagar, today.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the people, especially the youth, in reaction to the lathi-charge by the police raised slogans in favour of freedom and against the use of brute force by Indian police and troops. »

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India is not a free nation, says US report

Srinagar, March 04 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, in successive incidents of suicides; another Indian soldier claimed his life in Srinagar, today, raising the toll to three in the past two days in the territory.

The soldier identified as Anup Kumar took his life by hanging himself at Badami Bagh Cantonment in Srinagar, today. Earlier, Lieutenant Colonel Sudeep Bhagat and a soldier committed suicide in Srinagar and Rajouri, yesterday. These incidents have raised the number of such deaths among Indian troops and police personnel in the occupied territory to 493 since January 2007. »

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Srinagar, March 04 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, restrictions on the movement of Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq have been eased after almost 20 months.

The Mirwaiz is expected to deliver Friday sermon at historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, tomorrow, after 82 weeks.

Mirwaiz was placed under house detention on August 4, 2019 a day before the Modi-led fascist Indian government repealed the Kashmir’s special status and imposed military siege in the territory. »

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#DemocracyUnderSiege

Washington, March 04 (KMS): US-based Freedom House, in its 2021 report, has said that India’s status as a free country has changed to ‘partly free’ because Narendra Modi govt is tragically driving the country towards authoritarianism.

The US government funded non-governmental organisation’s annual report mentioned that political rights and civil liberties in India have deteriorated since Modi became Prime Minister in 2014. »

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Washington, March 04 (KMS): The United States has said that it continues to follow developments in IIOJK closely, adding Washington’s policy with regard to Kashmir has not changed.

US State Department Spokesperson, Ned Price speaking to reporters at his daily news conference said that the country continues to support direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on Kashmir. »

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Jammu, March 04 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, students and teachers of the Faqirdara school in border district of Poonch no longer have to live in constant fear for their lives and thanked to the recent ceasefire agreement between India and Pakistan.

A teacher of the Faqirdara school, Mandeep Kaur, told media, “As soon as we found out that India and Pakistan have agreed to a ceasefire, we were very happy. The students also feel relaxed now,” she added.

According to Muhammed Rafiq, a resident of the village, many students were hesitant to go to school as the area often witnessed firing from both sides of the border. »

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Islamabad, March 04 (KMS): Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri says Jammu and Kashmir is an internationally recognized dispute and it needs to be resolved as per UN Security Council’s resolutions, which clearly call for a plebiscite under UN auspices.

Responding to a question at his weekly-news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, he said welfare of Kashmiris and protection of their lives are important to Pakistan and it will take measures in the best interest of the people of Kashmir. »

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