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Protests to save Article 35A disrupts life in Kashmir valley

Life in Kashmir came to a standstill today due to a shutdown called by separatists against a PIL in the Supreme Court on the validity of Article 35A, which bars people from outside J&K from acquiring any immovable property in the state.

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.

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.

15 Jun 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Thousands attend Shujaat Bukhari's funeral in Kashmir village

The skies opened up today as thousands of admirers joined the funeral procession of veteran journalist Shujaat Bukhari, who was laid to rest in his ancestral village in Kreeri, a day after he was shot dead outside his office in Srinagar.

11 Jun 2018


Stone-pelters in Kashmir should be hit with bullets: BJP MP

BJP Upper House parliamentarian DP Vats said that stone-pelters in Kashmir Valley should be hit with bullets.

19 May 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to launch India's longest road tunnel in J&K

PM Modi will visiting the northern-most state of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, where he will launch India's longest tunnel, Zojila (14-km), which will also be Asia's longest bidirectional tunnel.

09 May 2018

Mohammad Yasin Malik

Normalcy returns to Kashmir as separatists call off strike

Normalcy returned to most parts of Kashmir Valley today as the separatists called off their three-day strike against the death of six civilians during clashes with security forces, in which eight militants were also killed.

08 May 2018


Mehbooba should break her party's 'unholy' coalition with BJP: Chidambaram

With violence and unrest continuing in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader P Chidambaram today asked Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to quit the PDP-BJP coalition government saying the "unholy" alliance was the gravest provocation to the people of the Valley.

At least 45 Kashmiri youths joined militancy this year

At least 45 youths from the Kashmir Valley, including an MBA and a Ph.D. scholar, have joined militancy this year till mid-April, according to officials, as the unusual surge in numbers takes the security establishment by surprise.

Kashmir: NSG commandos to be deployed to deal with terrorists

The Ministry of Home Affairs is examining a proposal to deploy a contingent of National Security Guard (NSG) commandos in the Kashmir Valley so that they can join the Indian Army, the CRPF and the state police when a high-risk militancy related incident takes place.

08 Apr 2018


Srinagar: Fear of drought amid prolonged dry spell; advisories issued

A long dry spell sent the mercury soaring in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital of Srinagar, which recorded its hottest-ever March this year and raised the specter of drought-like conditions.

01 Apr 2018


Mobile internet services suspended in Kashmir Valley following encounters

Mobile internet services were suspended in the Kashmir Valley on Sunday as a precautionary measure following the killing of eight militants in encounters and two civilians in clashes with security forces, officials said.

24 Mar 2018


Naxalism in India entered "last leg", says Home Minister Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said India's "serious" challenge of Naxalism has entered its "last leg"; Maoists are resorting to coward ambushes as they are unable to undertake direct fights.

18 Jan 2018

Pakistan News

Hafiz Saeed, Syed Salahuddin chargesheeted for helping terror activities

The NIA has filed a chargesheet against 12 people including Hizbul Mujahideen head Syed Salahuddin and Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed.

24 Nov 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma optimistic ahead of second visit

Former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma has expressed optimism about his second visit to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) as the central government's special representative to the strife-torn state.

21 Nov 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K Stone Pelting: Centre may withdraw cases against first-time offenders

The Centre is expected to announce an amnesty scheme under which cases would be withdrawn against first-time offenders engaging in stone pelting in the Kashmir Valley.

20 Nov 2017


Centre has taken note of ISIS claiming a Kashmir shooting

Union Minister Jitendra Singh has said that the Centre has taken note of the reports about global terror outfit ISIS claiming an attack in the Kashmir Valley.

08 Nov 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K terror funding: NIA seizes Rs.36cr worth demonetized currency

The National Investigating Agency (NIA) said it has seized demonetized currency worth Rs. 36.34 crore in New Delhi.

29 Oct 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Two terrorists killed in gun battle with security forces

Two terrorists have been gunned down this morning by the Indian forces in an encounter in the Bandipora district's Hajin area of Jammu and Kashmir.

16 Aug 2017


Terrorist financing: NIA questions Syed Ali Shah Geelani's sons

As part of the ongoing crackdown on terrorist financing, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) questioned Nayeem and Nasim, Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's sons.

05 Aug 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Dujana encounter signals al-Qaeda's growing presence in Kashmir

Terrorist outfits such as Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) to Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) and Hizbul Mujahideen are the most dominant groups in the Kashmir Valley.

23 Jul 2017


India is third largest target for terrorism: US State Department

New data from the US State Department ranks India third behind Iraq and Afghanistan as a terrorist target.

18 Jul 2017


Kashmir: ISIS supporters gaining ground, propagating Jihadi attack manuals

Iraq recently celebrated the defeat of ISIS in Mosul but violence has been raging in the Kashmir Valley, creating a real 'situation' for Government of India.

18 Jul 2017


Is India intolerant? Internet shutdown 29 times in 2017

As per Brookings Institution report, India lost over Rs. 6,548 crore in business due to Internet shutdowns in the past 3 years.

12 Jul 2017


In June, intelligence input had warned of Amarnath attack

Intelligence input had warned of a potential attack on the pilgrims on June 25; had the administration taken action, the deadly mishap could have been averted.

12 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi

Amarnath terror strike: Protesters across Gujarat cry for revenge

People in Gujarat took their anger over the recent terrorist strikes on Amarnath pilgrims to the streets, as protests erupted over several districts and cities in the state.

08 Jul 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Burhan Wani's death anniversary: Pak violates ceasefire, 2 civilians killed

On Burhan Wani's death anniversary, Pakistani Army resorted to unprovoked shelling across the LoC in Poonch area of J&K on Saturday, killing 2 civilians and injuring 3 others.

07 Jul 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Heavy security deployment in Kashmir on Burhan Wani's death anniversary

A day before former Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's first death anniversary, about 20,000 security personnel and 214 companies have been deployed in the Valley.

27 Jun 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

7-day long protest to mark Burhan Wani's death anniversary

The United Jehad Council (UJC) called out to people from sides of the Line of Control (LoC) to join in the week-long programme to pay tribute to the slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Burhan Wani.

14 Jun 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Five terror attacks in one day rock Kashmir, several injured

On June 13, five terror attacks rocked Kashmir and at least 11 security personnel were injured.

13 Jun 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 9 jawans wounded in attack at CRPF camp

At least nine jawans were injured as terrorists attacked a CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

05 Jun 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Separatist JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested amid wider crackdown

Police have arrested separatist leader and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Muhammad Yasin Malik in Srinagar.

04 Jun 2017


Crackdown on terrorist-financing: NIA raids 26 locations in three states

As a continuation of Indian security agencies' crackdown on terrorist financing, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided about 26 premises owned by separatist leaders and businessmen across three states.

03 Jun 2017

Pakistan News

NIA raids suspected hawala traders over terror funding from Pakistan

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has raided 14 places in Kashmir and 8 in Delhi over terror funding from Pakistan.

25 May 2017


50 years fighting Naxalism: How much has the government spent?

It has been 50 years since the Naxalite movement took shape in Naxalbari in West Bengal. Starting off as an armed peasant's uprising, the movement has morphed into a full-fledged guerrilla army and has been termed India's largest internal threat.

06 May 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Shopian attack: Police retrieve mobile, diary from terrorists

From a diary and a mobile phone retrieved from terrorists, police have identified three local insurgents and several workers who helped the terrorists in the Shopian attack.

05 May 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Military begins operation to flush out terrorists

In a massive military crackdown, over 3000 soldiers cordoned off 30 villages in Shopian district to flush out terrorists. The soldiers were backed up by drones and helicopters.

03 May 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Terror camps reassembled in PoK

Sources stated that new terror camps and launch pads have been set up once again close to the Indian side in PoK.

01 May 2017

Narendra Modi

PDP-BJP alliance: Rift widens over resolution of Kashmir issue

The alliance between the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and BJP in Kashmir has hit an all time low after the centre clarified it would not negotiate with Kashmiri separatists.

04 Apr 2017


Lashkar-e-Taiba: Bitter dissension in the outfit's upper echelon

Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) is reportedly going through a bitter "dissension" in the upper echelon, revealed the intelligence inputs received by India's security establishment.

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