Kolkata, October 14 (KMS): The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) General Secretary, Sitaram Yechury, has said that the Indian policy on Kashmir is diabolical and the alienation of the people of the Valley is almost complete.

Yechury addressing a media conference in Kolkata said, “The BJP-led government is using the disturbances in Kashmir to get going its process of communal polarization.” »

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Srinagar, October 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League led by Muhammad Rafiq Ganai visited the residence of martyred Shabbir Ahmad Dar at Sambora in Pulwama to express solidarity with his family.

Shabbir Ahmad Dar was killed by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Babagund area of the district, on Friday. »

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Srinagar, October 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the member of the so-called Kashmir Assembly, Engineer Abdul Rasheed has expressed sympathy with those whose property was damaged by Indian troops during cordon and search operations.

Engineer Abdul Rasheed visited village Shartgund Bala and adjoining areas and condemned the use of force against civilians by the troops. »

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Srinagar, October 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, while hailing the people of Kashmir for once again boycotting sham local bodies’ election, has urged India to pay heed to the clear message emanating from the rejection of the election drama.

The JRL in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “People once again rejected the forcibly thrust, sham and futile exercise of so-called election as there was a nearly total boycott.” »

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Genève, October 14 (KMS): Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights President Dr Syed Nazir Gilani through a letter drew the attention of India’s National Human Rights Commission towards the illegal detention of Dukhtaran-e-Millat Chairperson Aasiya Andrabi and her two associates Fehmeeda Sofi and Nahida Nasreen languishing in New Delhi’s Tihar jail. »

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Strike in Kupwara, glowing tributes paid to Dr Manan Wani

Srinagar, October 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, showing their love and affection for the youth who are sacrificing their lives for the Kashmir cause, tens of thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of a martyr, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, in Samboora area of Pulwama district, today.

Shabbir Ahmed Dar was killed by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Babagund area of the district, late last night.

The occupation authorities imposed curfew in Pulwama town to prevent demonstrations against the killing. The authorities also suspended internet services in the district. Defying restrictions, thousands of people thronged Samboora, the native area of Shabbir Ahmed Dar, and participated in his funeral prayers. »

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Srinagar, October 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in Kupwara district of north Kashmir on the third consecutive day, today, against the killing of PhD scholar, Dr Manan Wani, and his associate, Aashiq Husain Zargar, by Indian troops.

The troops killed Dr Manan Wani and Aashiq Zargar during a cordon and search operation at Shatgund in Handwara area of the district on Thursday. »

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New Delhi, October 13 (KMS): Indian police have charged suspended Kashmiri students of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Wasim Ayub Malik and Abdul Mir, under sedition.

Wasim and Mir were among the students of the AMU who had tried to hold funeral prayers in absentia for PhD scholar, Manan Wani, martyred by Indian troops in Shatgund area of Kupwara district on Thursday. Manan Wani was a scholar in Applied Geology from the Aligarh Muslim University. »

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Shutdown observed in Banihal against killing of Manan Wani

Srinagar, October 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, showing their love and affection for the youth who are sacrificing their lives for the Kashmir cause, thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of a martyr, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, in Samboora area of Pulwama district, today.

Shabbir Ahmed Dar was killed by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Babagund area of the district, late last night.

Eyewitnesses said that despite restrictions, thousands of people thronged Samboora, the native area of Shabbir Ahmed Dar, and participated in his funeral prayers. They said that amid massive pro-freedom and anti-India slogans, three rounds of funeral prayers were held for the martyr. »

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Srinagar, October 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, and other Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid glowing tributes to martyred PhD scholar, Dr Manan Wani and his associate, Aashiq Hussain Zargar who were martyred by Indian troops on Thursday.

Syed Ali Gilani, in a statement in Srinagar, paying glorious tributes to Dr Manan Wani and his associate, said that brutality of New Delhi had crossed all the limits, pushing the Kashmiri youth to wall and then legalizing their killings. He said that for the past 71 years the Kashmiris had lived a life of uncertainty, chaos and harassment, had only shouldered the coffins of their dear ones, seen only death and destruction around. »

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