Burhan Wani: News

15 Aug 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Terrorist Burhan Wani's father hoists national flag in J&K's Pulwama

Muzaffar Wani, the father of slain Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani, today unfurled the Indian national flag at a government school in Tral, Pulwama, as India celebrates its 75th Independence Day.

03 May 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Terrorist Burhan Wani's last aide, seen in viral picture, killed

The last terrorist seen in Hizbul Mujahideen ex-chief Burhan Wani's photo, which went viral four years ago, was killed in an encounter in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir, on Friday, said reports.

10 Dec 2018


SAARC meet: PoK minister present, Indian diplomat walks out

An official of the Indian High Commission in Pakistan staged a walkout of a SAARC meeting over the presence of a minister from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) at the event.

06 Dec 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Wanted terrorist could be hiding in Punjab, high alert sounded

A high alert has been sounded in Bathinda and Ferozepur districts of Punjab after intelligence reports claimed wanted terrorist Zakir Musa could be hiding in the area.

11 Nov 2018


Pakistan must do soul-searching on India's legitimate concerns: Omar Abdullah

Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistani Government must to do some soul searching on India's legitimate concerns to make way for a process of engagement on Kashmir, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has said.

28 Sep 2018


Sushma Swaraj leaves SAARC foreign ministers' session midway

In a huge snub to Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj left a meeting of the SAARC foreign ministers early. It was also attended by her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

25 Sep 2018


Pakistan won't abandon peace efforts despite India's reluctance, says Qureshi

India's reluctance to hold talks with Pakistan doesn't mean Islamabad will close doors on its efforts to promote peace in the region, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said, days after Delhi canceled the Foreign Minister-level meeting in New York.

01 Sep 2018

Hizbul Mujahideen

Who is Riyaz Naikoo, Kashmir's most wanted and dreaded terrorist

After the abduction and release of kin of policemen in Kashmir, Riyaz Ahmed Naikoo, largely known as a 'moderate' terrorist, has taken the centerstage.

26 Aug 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Local youths joining militant groups in Kashmir highest since 2010

Dangerous trends have started surfacing on the militancy front in J&K with nearly 130 youths joining various terror outfits this year, the highest since 2010, and a majority of them affiliating themselves with groups ideologically aligned with the al-Qaeda.

16 Jul 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Two months after 'Burhan Boys' killed, terrorists release another group-photo

Two months after security forces eliminated all 11 men seen in the 'Burhan's Boys' photo, terrorists have released another, this time with 14 men posing with guns.

09 Jul 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

IPS officer's brother among new recruits to join Hizbul Mujahideen

In what is bound to give sleepless nights to security forces, the terrorist outfit Hizbul Mujahideen released photographs of its new recruits on the death anniversary of its poster boy Burhan Wani.

08 Jul 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Amarnath Yatra suspended for a day on Wani's death anniversary

On the occasion of Burhan Wani's death anniversary, authorities have suspended the Amarnath Yatra today.

26 Jun 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Sena slams BJP-PDP breakup; says BJP starting 'election politics' again

The Shiv Sena today slammed the BJP over the BJP-PDP break-up in Jammu and Kashmir and accused the BJP of again starting "election politics" in J&K.

22 Jun 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Congress leader says Kashmiris would prefer independence, sparks row

Congress leader Saifuddin Soz's book has sparked a controversy of sorts in which he backed former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf's views that Kashmiris would prefer independence, if given a chance.

10 May 2018

Indian Army

'Azadi' isn't possible, you can't fight army: Rawat to Kashmiris

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has urged Kashmiri youths to understand "azadi" isn't possible and that it's a futile fight. "You can't fight the army," he said.

08 May 2018


Why are terrorists heroes for liberal media?

Two days back, Indian Army eliminated a certain terrorist called Mohammed Rafi Bhat. Forces brought along his family to convince him to surrender, but he didn't yield. In my humble view, he died the death he deserved.

07 May 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

All 10 terrorists who posed with Burhan Wani killed

Two years ago, Burhan Wani's killing triggered a wave of violence in restive Kashmir, which eventually led to the deaths of more than 100 civilians and security personnel.

01 Apr 2018


Authorities miss deadline for digitization of land-records in Jammu, Srinagar

Authorities in Jammu and Srinagar have failed to meet the deadline set to complete the first phase of a project to digitize the land records in the two districts, and they now aim to complete the project by March next year.

13 Nov 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

90% dip in stone-pelting incidents 'thanks to the Kashmiri people'

2017 seems to have brought a new lease of life to Kashmir. Stone-pelting incidents have come down by as much as 90%, says J&K DGP SP Vaid.

23 Oct 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Rajnath: Former IB chief Dineshwar Sharma to be J&K interlocutor

To address strife-torn J&K's problems, Union HM Rajnath Singh announced that former Intelligence Bureau (IB) director Dineshwar Sharma will initiate dialogue in the insurgency-hit state.

24 Sep 2017


Zakir Musa: Won't rest till India is "liberated"

The Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, a Kashmir-based al Qaeda affiliate led by former Hizbul Mujahideen leader Zakir Musa, has issued a statement that they will not rest until "occupied Hindustan" is "liberated."

27 Aug 2017


Musa's al-Qaeda linked terror group calls for pan-India jihad

India has been grappling with handling violence fuelled Pakistan-based terror groups.

25 Aug 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Is drug addiction going to bring doom for Kashmiri youths?

Kashmir is fighting terrorism. But is drugs the problem that needs immediate attention?

14 Aug 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Yasin Itoo, Burhan Wani successor, killed in encounter

In a big boost for security forces, Yasin Itoo alias 'Ghaznavi', who was fulfilling slain terrorist Burhan Wani's role as Hizbul Mujahideen commander, was killed in an encounter in J&K's Shopian yesterday.

22 Jul 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Continuous shelling by Pakistan hits education sector in Kashmir

Continuous shelling by Pakistan has hit J&K's education scenario. At least one school premise has been heavily damaged.

15 Jul 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

3 terrorists shot down near Tral (J&K), 1 in hiding

In an encounter ensuing between terrorists and security forces, 3 terrorists have been killed in Tral.

10 Jul 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

How has Kashmir changed in the last 25 years?

There's tension and conflict in Kashmir. In the last few years, even before Burhan Wani's death, a wave of anti-India sentiment has spread.

04 Jul 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

How unrest has crippled Jammu and Kashmir's economy

In July 2016, Indian security forces killed the Hizbul Mujahideen leader Burhan Wani.

03 Jul 2017

Hizbul Mujahideen

Burhan Wani effect: More youth take up militancy in Kashmir

While the security forces have been working hard to control violence in Kashmir valley, the situation seemingly shows no signs of improvement other than isolated instances of military victories.

06 Jun 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Another Uri-like attack foiled in J&K

Alertness of two CRPF jawans, along with timely intel about possible terrorist attacks, helped forces foil a raid on their camp in Sumbal town of J&K's Baramulla on June 6.

31 May 2017


Zakir Musa's caliphate calls divide Hizbul Mujahideen

Intelligence sources revealed that ousted Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa's call for establishing an Islamic caliphate in Kashmir and to kill Kashmiri separatist leaders has created fractures within the organization's ranks.

29 May 2017

Hizbul Mujahideen

Here's all about the new tech-savvy Hizbul chief

The Hizbul Mujahideen has appointed Riyaz Naikoo as the new chief of its Kashmir wing, after the army killed the former commander Sabzar Bhat in an encounter recently.

27 May 2017


Burhan Wani's successor Sabzar Ahmad Bhat killed in Tral encounter

Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Bhat, who took over the outfit after the death of Burhan Wani last July, has been killed in Kashmir.

20 May 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Using kids in terror: Govt plans de-radicalization programs in Kashmir

To counter the alarming trend of using children for terror, the government is planning de-radicalisation programs with teachers and elders in Kashmir.

03 Sep 2016

Narendra Modi

National media a mouthpiece for official narrative

An article from the University of Kashmir stated that the 'partial journalism' exercised by national media has disregarded the voice of objection from Kashmir to support the official narrative.

05 Aug 2016

Pakistan News

Rajnath asks SAARC countries to fight terrorism

Union home minister Rajnath Singh used the SAARC platform to train his guns on Pakistan.

02 Aug 2016

Hizbul Mujahideen

Alleged Wani successor Sabzar Ahmad Bhat listed as 'A-category' militant

Hizbul Mujahideen's new Kashmir Commander was Burhan's close associate and was initiated into militancy in 2015.