Articles about Shopian

J&K: Seven terrorists killed by security forces in two encounters

09 Apr 2021

J&K: Seven terrorists killed by security forces in two encounters

Seven militants, including terror outfit Ansar Ghazwatul Hind Chief Imtiaz Ahmad Shah, were gunned down by security forces in two encounters in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian and Pulwama districts, police said on Friday.

A biopic on Major Mohit Sharma is in the making

24 Jan 2021

A biopic on Major Mohit Sharma is in the making

A film based on the extraordinary life of one of India's most celebrated military officers - late Major Mohit Sharma - has been announced.

Sushant Rajput's death: Meet the CBI team probing the case

22 Aug 2020

Sushant Rajput's death: Meet the CBI team probing the case

After cries from public and politicians across the country, the Supreme Court on Wednesday handed over the death case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Kashmir: Three terrorists killed today, six in 24 hours

18 Jul 2020

Kashmir: Three terrorists killed today, six in 24 hours

In a major breakthrough for security forces, three terrorists were eliminated in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian this morning. The encounter, that started in the wee hours of the morning, happened at Amshipora area.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 2 lakh; death toll crosses 5,400

02 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 2 lakh; death toll crosses 5,400

India on Sunday reported roughly 7,900 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now surged past 1.98 lakh while the death toll stood at 5,403.

List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

01 May 2020

List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

The Union Health Ministry has decided to segregate the 733 districts in India into three categories of red, orange, and green zones as the "lockdown 2.0" nears its scheduled end.

Coronavirus hotspot: 2,361 evacuated from Nizamuddin Markaz, contact tracing on

01 Apr 2020

Coronavirus hotspot: 2,361 evacuated from Nizamuddin Markaz, contact tracing on

2,361 people, who had been living in Nizamuddin Markaz, the place that has become the hotspot of deadly COVID-19 in India, have been evacuated, reports said on Wednesday.

SMS, voice calls on prepaid mobile connections back in J&K

18 Jan 2020

SMS, voice calls on prepaid mobile connections back in J&K

Five months after the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was put under an unprecedented communication blackout, the administration announced on Saturday that SMS and voice calls will be restored for all prepaid mobile users.

Broadband internet returns to J&K, but with riders

15 Jan 2020

Broadband internet returns to J&K, but with riders

In August 2019, Jammu and Kashmir was put under a heavy security blanket to prepare the erstwhile state for the abrogation of Article 370. Internet services were also suspended increasing woes of locals.

Arrested J&K DSP Davinder Singh sheltered terrorists at home: Report

13 Jan 2020

Arrested J&K DSP Davinder Singh sheltered terrorists at home: Report

Two days after Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh was arrested with Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terrorists in Kulgam, a report revealed that the top cop had sheltered the terrorists at his home in Srinagar.

J&K cop, decorated with bravery medal, caught with 2 terrorists

12 Jan 2020

J&K cop, decorated with bravery medal, caught with 2 terrorists

A senior police officer was caught traveling with two terrorists on Saturday in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Indian Army rejects Shehla Rashid's claims on Kashmir situation

19 Aug 2019

Indian Army rejects Shehla Rashid's claims on Kashmir situation

Former JNUSU student leader and a member of Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement, Shehla Rashid was on Sunday called out by the Indian Army for spreading rumors about the situation in the valley.

Man who 'spoke' to Doval didn't know he was NSA

13 Aug 2019

Man who 'spoke' to Doval didn't know he was NSA

National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval has been camping in J&K for days now, reviewing security situation, and "interacting" with locals.

#Article370Scrapped: NSA Ajit Doval visits Shopian, eats lunch with locals

07 Aug 2019

#Article370Scrapped: NSA Ajit Doval visits Shopian, eats lunch with locals

A day after Lok Sabha passed the J&K Reorganisation Bill, NSA Ajit Doval, who played an instrumental part in this big move, visited Kashmir to review the security situation.

Democracy's festival? Less than 1% voters got inked in Pulwama

08 May 2019

Democracy's festival? Less than 1% voters got inked in Pulwama

While 51 constituencies cast their votes on Monday, during the fifth phase of polls, fear of terrorists ensured voters didn't turn up at polling booths in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir.

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

03 May 2019

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.

Kashmir: 3 policemen shot dead by terrorists in Shopian district

11 Dec 2018

Kashmir: 3 policemen shot dead by terrorists in Shopian district

Three policemen, guarding a minority pocket in Shopian district, south Kashmir, were allegedly shot dead by terrorists, officials said today.

J&K: 2 Al-Badar militants gunned down in Shopian encounter

18 Nov 2018

J&K: 2 Al-Badar militants gunned down in Shopian encounter

Two militants belonging to the Al-Badar outfit were Sunday killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Mentally-disabled man shot dead near army camp in Kashmir

03 Nov 2018

Mentally-disabled man shot dead near army camp in Kashmir

A mentally disabled man was allegedly shot dead by an Army sentry in the early hours today, when he ignored his warnings and walked towards an Army camp in Shopian district.

J&K: Abduction, murder of 3 cops trigger massive search operation

22 Sep 2018

J&K: Abduction, murder of 3 cops trigger massive search operation

A day after three policemen were abducted and killed by militants, security forces today launched a massive cordon and search operation in Shopian and Pulwama districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

J&K: Terrorists shoot dead 3 policemen after abducting them

21 Sep 2018

J&K: Terrorists shoot dead 3 policemen after abducting them

Terrorists shot dead three policemen after abducting them from Shopian district of J&K early today, police said.

During ceasefire in Kashmir, terror, violence and deaths shot up

18 Jun 2018

During ceasefire in Kashmir, terror, violence and deaths shot up

In the one month that the government maintained ceasefire in Kashmir, violence reached a record high, official data has revealed.

Shopian killings: Major Kumar not named in FIR, J&K clarifies

05 Mar 2018

Shopian killings: Major Kumar not named in FIR, J&K clarifies

The J&K government has told the SC that Major Aditya Kumar hadn't been named in the FIR on the Shopian civilian killings.

J&K Shopian firing incident: Death toll rises to five

05 Mar 2018

J&K Shopian firing incident: Death toll rises to five

The death toll in Sunday night's firing incident in Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir has climbed to five after one more body was recovered from the scene on Monday.

Shopian deaths: SC puts FIR against Army major on stay

12 Feb 2018

Shopian deaths: SC puts FIR against Army major on stay

The SC has put on hold an FIR filed against Major Aditya Kumar of 10 Garhwal Rifles over civilian deaths in Shopian last month.

Shopian deaths: Major's father moves SC for quashing 'anti-army' FIR

08 Feb 2018

Shopian deaths: Major's father moves SC for quashing 'anti-army' FIR

The father of an army major, who has been named in an FIR in the Shopian civilian deaths, has approached the SC seeking quashing of the complaint.

J&K Police files FIR against army for murder

29 Jan 2018

J&K Police files FIR against army for murder

On January 29, J&K Police charged the 10th Garhwal Unit of the Indian Army with murder over the killing of two civilians in Shopian.

23-year-old jawan found dead in South Kashmir

25 Nov 2017

23-year-old jawan found dead in South Kashmir

The bullet-riddled body of a 23-year-old Territorial Army jawan was found in the Shopian district of South Kashmir today.

Shopian encounter: Terrorists surrender with weapons

10 Sep 2017

Shopian encounter: Terrorists surrender with weapons

One terrorist was killed in a gun battle between security forces and terrorists in the Shopian district of Kashmir, while another terrorist surrendered.

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

14 Aug 2017

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.

J&K: Two armymen, three terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

13 Aug 2017

J&K: Two armymen, three terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

Two army personnel were killed and three injured in an encounter with terrorists in J&K's Shopian district.

J&K: Two armymen, two terrorists killed in separate encounters

03 Aug 2017

J&K: Two armymen, two terrorists killed in separate encounters

Two armymen were killed in an encounter with terrorists in J&K's Shopian district this morning. The gunbattle is still underway.

After Lt Fayaz's murder, 11 J&K youths graduate from IMA

11 Jun 2017

After Lt Fayaz's murder, 11 J&K youths graduate from IMA

A month after 23-year-old Lt Umar Fayaz was kidnapped from a wedding and murdered by terrorists, 11 youths from Jammu and Kashmir have risen up against anti-national forces and graduated from the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun.

J&K- Amid lack of terror-funds, a rise in bank robberies

09 May 2017

J&K- Amid lack of terror-funds, a rise in bank robberies

As Indian security personnel thwart attempts at cross-border transfer of weapons and terror funds by Pakistan, there has been a spate in bank robberies and arm-snatching incidents.

Shopian attack: Police retrieve mobile, diary from terrorists

06 May 2017

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.

Military begins operation to flush out terrorists

05 May 2017

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.

Terrorists loot Rs. 3 lakh from bank in Kakapora

04 May 2017

Terrorists loot Rs. 3 lakh from bank in Kakapora

Terrorists looted Rs. 3 lakh from a bank in Pulwama district, less than 24 hours after a similar incident when Rs. 65000 was looted from a bank branch in Kulgam.

J&K: Terrorists decamp with weapons from police post

03 May 2017

J&K: Terrorists decamp with weapons from police post

Terrorists attacked a police post outside the court complex of southern Shopian district and decamped with 5 weapons including 4 INSAS rifles and 1 AK-47.