IIOJK in focus

Two BJP workers, their PSOs held for faking attack in Kupwara

Srinagar, July 21 (KMS): J&K POLICE have arrested two BJP workers and their two personal security officers (PSOs) for allegedly faking a militant attack in Kupwara district last week. The BJP workers had faked the attack to get enhanced security, the police said on Tuesday. Ishfaq Ahmad Mir, the party’s IT cell …

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No Eid prayers in Jamia Masjid, other big mosques in IIOJK

#EidAmidMiseriesInIIOJK Srinagar, July 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people could not offer Eid prayers at big mosques, today, on Eid-ul-Azha, one of the biggest Muslim festivals, due to continued military siege and restrictions imposed by the authorities. The authorities restricted people from offering in historical Jamia Masjid, Dargah Hazratbal, Eidgah and …

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Rahul Gandhi among potential targets of Pegasus; phone leaked ahead of 2019 polls

Delhi, July 21 (KMS):Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, was twice selected as a potential surveillance target in leaked phone number data, making him one of dozens of Indian politicians, journalists, activists and government critics whose numbers were identified as possible targets for the Israeli company’s government clients, according to an investigation …

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U.S. condemns ‘extrajudicial surveillance’ of journalists, activists, regime critics

Washington, July 20 (KMS): The Biden administration has condemned the harassment and ‘extrajudicial surveillance’ of journalists and others in reaction to reports published by a consortium of news websites that Israeli company NSO Group’s spyware, Pegasus, was used for illegal hacking and surveillance of individuals in India and other countries. …

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Red line crossed by use of spyware, says UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Geneva, July 20 (KMS): The UN Human Rights High Commissioner has red flagged spyware like Pegasus and Candiru and said the “red line” was crossed by the use of the Pegasus spyware by state actors. The comment from the official came in the backdrop of reports that a large number …

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Indian policeman’s house attacked in IIOJK

Srinagar, Jul 20 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the house of Indian policeman was attacked in Verinag area of Islamabad district. Constable’s wife and daughter were injured in the attack, police officials claimed. Indian troops launched a cordon and search operation in the area.

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Police vehicle comes under fire in Srinagar

Srinagar, July 20 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, unknown attackers fired upon a police vehicle in Saida Kadal area of Srinagar city, today. According to Kashmir Media Service, the attack was carried out in the jurisdiction of Rainawari Police Station. The attackers fired upon the vehicle when …

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Mirwaiz, others greet Muslims on Eid-ul-Adha

Srinagar, July 20 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who has been under house arrest for the last two years, have extended heartfelt greetings to the Muslim World including the oppressed and persecuted ones on Eid-ul-Adha. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in …

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IIOJK Grand Mufti greets Muslim Ummah on Eid-ul-Azha

Srinagar, July 20 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Grand Mufti, Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam, has extended greetings to the people of the territory and the entire Muslim Ummah on Eid-ul-Azha. Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam in his Eid message said, “May Allah accept our good deeds, forgive our transgressions and sins, …

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G A Gulzar extends Eid greeting to Muslim Ummah

Srinagar, July 20 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Working Vice Chairman, Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar, on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Adha has felicitated the Muslim Ummah especially the freedom loving people of Kashmir who have been deprived of their fundamental rights under the …

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