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On September 6 this year, the government informed the Legislative Council that more than 6000 kanals of Waqf land have been usurped.

 

Just past noon on November 8, two United Nations officers from Delhi waited for about two dozen Rohingya refugees in a white ground-floor room in Jammu - the Hindu-majority region of Jammu and Kashmir state - with a message: "You may face problems or dangers in Jammu, move out if you want, we will fund you," several refugees said.

 

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday directed the Director General of Police, S P Vaid, to withdraw 744 cases in which 4327 youth are involved following recommendations of a high-level committee.

 

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday directed the Director General of Police, S P Vaid, to withdraw 744 cases in which 4327 youth are involved following recommendations of a high-level committee.

 

The use of pellet guns continues unabated. Recently the pellets made a hole in the belly of a youth causing intense damage to his vital organs. This has happened at a time when the authorities are seriously considering grant of amnesty to persons held for stone pelting.

 

The reports of the Kashmiri prisoners manhandled in Tihar Jail have raised grave concerns. Not only the concerned families, but the entire civil society is aghast over what has been reported.

 

It came as a huge relief to millions across the country that ‘there will be no compromise on a citizen fundamental rights’. 

 

The centre's special representative on Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma has ruled out the release of the political prisoners as part of his initiative in Kashmir.

 

The decision of the Chief Minister to withdraw cases against stone pelters has been widely hailed.

 

On October 23 this year the Indian government appointed Dineshwar Sharma, who was Director Intelligence Bureau, as an interlocutor for Jammu & Kashmir.

 


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