Restrictions in IOK on 10th of Muharram

Troops killed 22 people in September

Srinagar, October 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities continued to impose strict restrictions in Srinagar to prevent people from taking out Aashura processions on the tenth day of Muharram, today.

According to Kashmir Media Service, restrictions were particularly placed in Karan Nagar, Shaheed Gunj, Batamaloo, Shergari, Maisuma, Kothibagh, Kralkhud, Ram Munshi Bagh, Rainawari, Nowhatta, Khanyar, Maharaj Gunj and Safakadal areas of Srinagar. The authorities had deployed troops and paramilitary personnel in full riot gear across the city. Pedestrian as well as vehicular movement was barred with the placement of razor-fitted wire on the main roads. Continue reading

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Kashmiris’ resistance is continuation of Karbala: Yasin Malik

Srinagar, September 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that the sacrifice of Imam-e-Hussain (RA) and his family at Karbala is a glorious page of Islamic history that will always remain a source of inspiration for all those who stand against tyranny and oppression.

Muhammad Yasin Malik while addressing thousands of mourners at Hasanabad Rainawari in Srinagar, today, said Karbala teaches us to remain steadfast against tyranny, oppression and falsehood and the resistance of the people of Jammu Kashmir is also a continuation of Karbala. Continue reading

‘So-called charge-sheet produced in court against Shabbir’

Srinagar, September 28, (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has said that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has produced a so-called charge-sheet in a Delhi court against the party Chairman, Shabbir Ahmad Shah

The DFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that in Delhi, whether it was judiciary or media, no one was ready to listen to Shabbir Shah’s arguments based on reality. Continue reading

Protests rock central university campus at Nowgam

Shutdown in Sopore, Tral to mourn of two martyrs
Srinagar, September 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, students of the Central University of Kashmir Nowgam ‘campus 1’ staged protest against the summoning of Kashmir University research scholar by the Indian federal investigation agency, national investigation agency (NIA).

Hundreds of students raising slogans against the Indian investigation agency marched from the ‘campus 1’ of the university to ‘campus 3’ at main Nowgam chowk. Carrying banners reading, ‘I am Aala, Go India Go Back and Stop NIA Stop’, students also raised slogans in favour of ‘Aazadi and Aala Fazili’. Continue reading

JRL to devise plan to deal with NIA tactics

IOK pellet victims suffer from memory loss
Srinagar, September 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership has said that it will soon come up with a strategy to counter the infamous tactics being used by India’s National Investigation Agency against the Kashmiri people.

The leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar slammed the NIA for extending the judicial custody of Hurriyat leaders and issuing fresh summons to sixty students. The statement said that by pushing NIA into service, Indian authorities were terrorizing and harassing the political leadership, traders’ community, university professors, students, doctors, scholars, lawyers and ordinary Kashmiri people. Gilani, Mirwaiz and Malik said that India could neither break Kashmiris’ resolve nor could bring an iota of change in the nature of Kashmir dispute. Courts in New Delhi extended the judicial custody of senior APHC leader, Shabbir Ahmad Shah till October 13 and seven other Hurriyat leaders till October 17. The NIA has also summoned Independent member of so-called Kashmir Assembly, Engineer Abdur Rasheed for questioning in New Delhi on October 3. Continue reading

Kashmir varsity rocked with Anti-India slogans

Youth laid to rest amid pro-freedom slogans
Srinagar, September 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, hundreds of students of Kashmir University and Islamic University of Science and Technology continued their protests on the second consecutive day, today, against the summoning of a varsity scholar, Aala Fazli by the Indian National Investigation Agency to New Delhi.

The students from various departments boycotted class work, assembled outside their departments and took out protest rallies in Srinagar and Awantipora. The students raised slogans like “Go India Go Back” and “We Want Freedom.” They carried banners and placards, demanding an immediate end to the harassment of teaching staff. In view of student protests, the authorities closed MP Higher Secondary School, SP Higher Secondary School, Amar Singh College and Islamia College in Srinagar. Continue reading

KU students stage anti-India protest in Srinagar

Troops kill one more youth in Uri, toll reaches to 5
Srinagar, September 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a large number of Kashmir University students staged a protest rally at the varsity campus in Srinagar, today, against the summoning of a research scholar, Aala Fazili, by the New Delhi-based National Investigation Agency for questioning.

The students raising ‘Go India Go Back’ slogans marched through the campus and shouted anti-India and anti-NIA slogans. They warned India of widespread protests against the summoning of university scholars by the NIA. The students termed the move as a clear frustration of India, and said that NIA was being used as a tool to strangulate the genuine voice of the people in Kashmir. They said that the student community was at the forefront of freedom movement against India’s illegal occupation of Jammu and Kashmir and New Delhi was trying to intimidate them through such tactics. The students demanded an immediate end to the character assassination of the teachers. Continue reading

Pakistani PM’s speech at un hailed

Shutdown observed in IOK today
Srinagar, September 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has hailed the speech of Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the UN General Assembly on Kashmir.

Syed Ali Gilani in his statement issued in Srinagar said that the Prime Minister’s address was eloquent, apt and represented the aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. He appreciated Pakistan’s moral support to the Kashmir cause and stressed the international community to resolve the Kashmir dispute without any further delay. Syed Ali Gilani said, it has been proved that Pakistan is sincere and well-wisher for the people of Jammu and Kashmir. The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik talking to media persons in Srinagar while welcoming the speech urged Islamabad to raise at all world forums the Kashmir issue and brutalities perpetrated by Indian troops in the occupied territory. Continue reading

Three civilians killed in blast, troops’ firing in IOK

UN urged to settle Kashmir dispute for global peace

Srinagar, September 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, three civilians including a woman, Pinki Kaur, were killed and 28 others injured in a blast and indiscriminate firing of pellets and bullets by Indian troops in Tral area of Pulwama district, today.

The blast had occurred at a bus stand when the cavalcade of a puppet minister, Nayeem Akhtar, was passing through the area. It could not be ascertained whether the killings occurred in the blast or in the random firing by Indian troops. Continue reading