Jammu and Kashmir senior journalist Aarti Tikoo Singh raises Shujaat Bukhari's murder issue at US House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on 'Human Rights in South Asia' in Washington DC.She said, "On 14 June 2018 Shujaat Bukhari was shot dead by LeT in Srinagar, terror group banned by US that perpetrated Mumbai terror attacks."Adding more, she said, "Why did they kill him? Because Shujaat wanted Pakistan to end violence & human rights abuse in Kashmir, they killed him because he wanted peace."Here's the ANI tweet:
Aarti Tikoo Singh, senior Indian journalist from Kashmir at US House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on 'Human Rights in South Asia': Why did they kill him? Because Shujaat wanted Pakistan to end violence & human rights abuse in Kashmir, they killed him because he wanted peace. https://t.co/y0rWRVv1J6— ANI (@ANI) October 22, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated Canadian premier Justin Trudeau for returning to power. Trudeau's Liberal Party held onto power in a nail-biting election on Monday.
Congress will hold a protest across the country from the first week of November, against Central Government over the economic situation
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Mumbai: Special PMLA Court sends Humayun Merchant to Enforcement Directorate custody till 24th October.
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Mumbai was greeted with sudden rains on Monday. The 'October Rains' phenomenon has caught everyone by the surprise.
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