LeT terrorist killed in Shopian encounter
"Killed terrorist identified as Naseer Ahmad Bhat of Nowpora Baskuchan Shopian, linked with LeT terror outfit," Jammu and Kashmir Police tweeted, quoting Additional Director General Police Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar. "Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including AK rifle recovered. He was involved in several terror crimes and recently escaped from an encounter:"
Era of equal opportunities replaces favouritism, nepotism in 'Naya J&K'
The 70-year long era of favouritism and nepotism has ended. A common man no more has to run after anyone to get his work done. If he fulfills the criteria and is eligible he gets what he deserves. Abrogation of Article 370, which provided so-called special status to the natives of J&K, has changed the destinies of the people in the Himalayan region.
Yasin Malik won't be given any work in Tihar, will be alone in his cell
Malik, 56, was sentenced to life on Wednesday by a special NIA court in Delhi. During the previous hearing, Malik told the Court that he was not contesting the charges levelled against him. He may not even challenge the sentencing in higher courts as he has himself pleaded guilty which means by all means, Malik will spend the rest of his life in Jail.
Panel recommends 2 nominated members from Kashmiri migrant community for J&K Assembly
In a significant development, the commission has recommended two nominated members (one of them a female) from the Kashmiri migrant community who will be given power at par with nominated members of the Legislative Assembly of Puducherry where the nominated members have the right to vote.
Goa cabinet gives post facto nod for tax free status to The Kashmir Files
"The cabinet has given ex post facto approval for GST exemption for The Kashmir Files," Sawant told reporters after a meeting of the state cabinet. Soon after the film's release, Sawant on March 14 had announced tax free status to the film, which was being screened in movie halls and multiplexes in the state.
Amid political slugfest, it's a lonely battle for Kashmiri Pandits
In the din surrounding 'The Kashmir Files', Kashmiri Pandits seem to be fighting a lonely battle for justice. Whether it is the BJP, Congress, Aam Aadmi Party, TRS, or the Trinamool Congress, the movie has become a tool to lash out at each other. All are trying to either score points or run one another down to portray a particular image for political benefits.
Despite its enemies doing their damnedest, spirit of Sufist Kashmir lives on
The holiest Kashmiri Hindu shrine of Mata Kheer Bhawani in Tullamulla village of Ganderbal district, has been the abode and icon of Hindu-Muslim brotherhood for centuries. No local Hindu would enter the deity's temple shrine at Tullamulla after having non-veg food and equally reverent of the goddess, no Kashmiri Muslim, till date, enters the temple shrine after eating non-veg food.
MP govt issues notice to IAS officer for 'The Kashmir Files' remark
The Madhya Pradesh government on Thursday issued show-cause notice to senior IAS officer Niyaz Khan, whose comments on 'The Kashmir Files' resulted in a big controversy in the state. Khan, a 2015 batch IAS officer serving as deputy secretary with the Public Works Department, had last week urged makers of 'The Kashmir Files' to also make a film on the killings of large numbers of Muslims across several states in India.
Kashmiri Pandits' body demands 'One Place Settlement' for rehabilitation
The Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora (GKPD) said on Monday that it is planning to approach the Centre regarding the rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits, who were forced to leave their homeland in the wake of attacks on them in the early 90s. The GKPD has come up with the proposal amid the nationwide attention the displaced community has been receiving of late following the release of 'The Kashmir Files'