IIOJK in focus

BJP leaders don’t wish to understand Pakistan is basic party to Kashmir dispute: Soz

Srinagar, August 26 (KMS): Congress leader and former Indian minister Prof Saifuddin Soz has said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders’ attitude towards Mehbooba Mufti after she called for dialogue with Pakistan over the Kashmir dispute shows arrogance of power as they do not wish to understand that Pakistan is …

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Sopore carpenter succumbs injury in Srinagar hospital

Srinagar, August 26 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a 40-year-old carpenter, who was critically injured after he fell off a roof top in Mahrajpora area of Sopore in Baramulla district, succumbed to his injuries on Thursday. An official told media that a carpenter identified as Farooq Ahmad …

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NC expresses concern over ‘dwindling press freedom’ in IIOJK

Srinagar, August 26 (KMS): The pro-India Jammu and Kashmir National Conference has expressed concern over the accentuating curbs on the freedom of vernacular press in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) saying besides silencing voices critical of the administration, the gags have monopolized the flow of information in the …

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BSF gets new director general

New Delhi, Aug 26 (KMS): Pankaj Kumar Singh, a 1988-batch Indian Police Service officer, has been appointed as director general of India’s Border Security Force (BSF). Singh is a Rajasthan cadre officer and is presently serving as the special director general (DG) of the force that guards over 6,300 kms …

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Those who raise voice against BJP are jailed: Mehbooba

Srinagar, August 26 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President, Mehbooba Mufti, has said that those who raise their voice against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are being put behind bars. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of workers convention in Shopian, Mehbooba Mufti …

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Years on; family of custodial death victim awaits justice in IIOJK

Srinagar, August 25 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the family of one of the teenagers killed in the 2010 mass uprising has demanded the filing of charge sheet against the police personnel who tortured their son in custody that led to his death in a hospital. Seventeen-year-old …

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Indian troops restrict movement of peopel in Lolab

Srinagar, August 25 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops restricted the movement of people in Lolab area of Kupwara district to stop them from expressing solidarity with the family of a martyred youth, Fayaz Ahmad Shaikh. Fayaz Ahmad Shaikh along with two other youth was martyred …

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2 Indian soldiers die in two different incidents in IIOJK

Srinagar, August 25 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a soldier of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) died after he was hit by a shooting stone in Rajouri district of Jammu region. According to Kashmir Media Service, the BSF soldier Nisar Hussain was cutting wood when he was …

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UAE suspends visa-on-arrival for passengers from India

Dubai, August 25 (KMS): The authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have suspended the visa-on-arrival facility for passengers who are arriving from or have been in India in the past 14 days, says Etihad Airways. The Abu Dhabi-headquartered airline, which is the second flag carrier of the UAE, said …

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Kashmiris being silenced through barrel of gun: Mehbooba

Srinagar, August 25 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President, Mehbooba Mufti, has said that Kashmiris are being silenced through the barrel of the gun. Mehbooba Mufti said this while addressing to workers at People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) meeting in Srinagar. “Kashmiris …

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