Articles about Kashmir Militancy

'Leave or face death': Terrorists threaten Kashmiri Pandits in Pulwama

16 May 2022

India
'Leave or face death': Terrorists threaten Kashmiri Pandits in Pulwama

Terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Islam has issued a threat letter to Kashmiri Pandits living in the Hawal Transit Accommodation in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama district.

J&K: SIT to probe Kashmiri Pandit's killing, says LG

15 May 2022

India
J&K: SIT to probe Kashmiri Pandit's killing, says LG

Jammu & Kashmir Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha termed Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhat's recent killing in Budgam district as "premeditated."

Protests grip J&K after terrorists kill Kashmiri Pandit

13 May 2022

India
Protests grip J&K after terrorists kill Kashmiri Pandit

Several parts of the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) witnessed massive protests from the Kashmiri Pandits after a 35-year-old man from the community was shot dead in Budgam district on Thursday afternoon.

Terrorists open fire at Kashmiri Pandit shopkeeper in J&K's Shopian

05 Apr 2022

India
Terrorists open fire at Kashmiri Pandit shopkeeper in J&K's Shopian

A Kashmiri Pandit shopkeeper was injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district Monday evening after terrorists opened fire at him.

Who is Assbah, KAS officer married to terrorist Bitta Karate?

21 Mar 2022

Politics
Who is Assbah, KAS officer married to terrorist Bitta Karate?

After the release of the film The Kashmir Files, terrorist Farooq Ahmed Dar—also known as Bitta Karate—is back in the news.

J&K: Six terrorists, including two Pakistanis, killed in separate encounters

30 Dec 2021

India
J&K: Six terrorists, including two Pakistanis, killed in separate encounters

Six terrorists, including two Pakistani nationals, were reportedly killed in two separate encounters with security forces on Wednesday evening in Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K: 2 terrorists killed in an encounter in Kulgam

16 Dec 2021

India
J&K: 2 terrorists killed in an encounter in Kulgam

Two terrorists were killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces in the Redwani region of South Kashmir's Kulgam district Thursday morning.

J&K civilian killings: Man killed 'mistaken for Pandit shop owner'

10 Nov 2021

India
J&K civilian killings: Man killed 'mistaken for Pandit shop owner'

The recent killing of a salesperson near a wholesale grocery shop in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, may have been a case of mistaken identity.

J&K Poonch encounter: 3 locals detained; operation enters day 7

18 Oct 2021

India
J&K Poonch encounter: 3 locals detained; operation enters day 7

The Jammu and Kashmir Police detained three locals on Sunday at Bhatta Durian in Poonch on the suspicion that they had provided logistical support to the terrorists involved in the latest Poonch encounter.

J&K: 2 non-locals killed by terrorists; 9th killing this month

17 Oct 2021

India
J&K: 2 non-locals killed by terrorists; 9th killing this month

A street vendor from Bihar and a laborer from Uttar Pradesh were shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

J&K Poonch encounter: Army death toll reaches 9; operation continues

17 Oct 2021

India
J&K Poonch encounter: Army death toll reaches 9; operation continues

The Indian Army death toll in the ongoing search operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district has now reached nine as the bodies of two more soldiers were recovered on Saturday.

Kill the politicians who 'looted Kashmir', Governor Malik tells terrorists

22 Jul 2019

Politics
Kill the politicians who 'looted Kashmir', Governor Malik tells terrorists

In a hugely controversial statement, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday said terrorists should kill "corrupt politicians who have looted the entire wealth" rather than murdering innocent people and security personnel.

Amit Shah prepares list of top 10 terrorists in Kashmir

04 Jun 2019

India
Amit Shah prepares list of top 10 terrorists in Kashmir

The Ministry of Home Affairs, under its new boss Amit Shah, has prepared a list of top 10 terrorists who are active in Kashmir, claimed reports.

J&K: BJP leader shot dead, party says security was withdrawn

05 May 2019

India
J&K: BJP leader shot dead, party says security was withdrawn

Ahead of the last phase of elections in Anantnag parliamentary constituency of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior BJP leader was shot dead at his home in Verinag on Saturday. Notably, the last leg of the three-phased polls in Anantnag is scheduled for Monday.

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

03 May 2019

India
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.

Ahead of Republic Day, two attacks rock Srinagar within 24hrs

18 Jan 2019

India
Ahead of Republic Day, two attacks rock Srinagar within 24hrs

With less than 10 days to go for Republic Day, two attacks have taken place in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar.

Indian Army chief says Taliban analogy doesn't apply to J&K

10 Jan 2019

India
Indian Army chief says Taliban analogy doesn't apply to J&K

On Thursday, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat said that India should join the "bandwagon" if other countries were willing to initiate talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan, but the same analogy could not be applied to Jammu and Kashmir.

Kashmir: Post three-day protests, life limps back to normalcy

18 Dec 2018

India
Kashmir: Post three-day protests, life limps back to normalcy

Kashmir limped back to normalcy today, except for the southern districts, after three days of strike and protests over the killing of seven civilians in clashes that followed an encounter in Pulwama.

Assam: Software engineer joins ULFA(I), urges others to do same

01 Dec 2018

India
Assam: Software engineer joins ULFA(I), urges others to do same

A software engineer from Assam has joined the banned militant outfit United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) and released a video on social media to announce the same.

Kashmir: One soldier, four terrorists killed in fierce encounter

20 Nov 2018

India
Kashmir: One soldier, four terrorists killed in fierce encounter

A fierce encounter between Indian security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday saw one Army soldier and four terrorists killed.

Kashmir: Another youth abducted, marking seventh abduction in four days

18 Nov 2018

India
Kashmir: Another youth abducted, marking seventh abduction in four days

Another youth has been abducted by unidentified gunmen from Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, marking the third such abduction in 24 hours, and the seventh abduction in just four days.

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

11 Nov 2018

World
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.

J&K: Two militants, one jawan killed in encounter in Baramulla

26 Oct 2018

India
J&K: Two militants, one jawan killed in encounter in Baramulla

In a gunfight between ultras and security forces, two militants and an Army jawan were killed in Sopore area of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said.

Kashmir: Three militants killed in fierce gunfight; one civilian dead

21 Oct 2018

India
Kashmir: Three militants killed in fierce gunfight; one civilian dead

Early on Sunday, Indian security forces managed to kill three militants in an intense, marathon firefight in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Kashmir abductions: DGP SP Vaid removed from post

07 Sep 2018

India
Kashmir abductions: DGP SP Vaid removed from post

Following a spate of abductions by terrorists that saw family members of policemen getting kidnapped, Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) SP Vaid, on Thursday, was removed from his post.

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

01 Sep 2018

India
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.

Kashmir: 11 relatives of J&K police abducted by terrorists

31 Aug 2018

India
Kashmir: 11 relatives of J&K police abducted by terrorists

On Friday, terrorists kidnapped two more relatives of policemen serving in the Jammu and Kashmir police, taking the total number of such abductions to 11 over the last three days.

Local youths joining militant groups in Kashmir highest since 2010

26 Aug 2018

India
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.

87 youths from J&K joined militancy in 2018

31 Jul 2018

India
87 youths from J&K joined militancy in 2018

As many as 87 local youths have joined militancy in Jammu and Kashmir so far this year, Union Minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said today.

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

16 Jul 2018

India
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.

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

09 Jul 2018

India
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.

J&K: 4 LeT militants booked for killing of 3 youths

07 Jul 2018

India
J&K: 4 LeT militants booked for killing of 3 youths

Jammu and Kashmir police today filed a charge-sheet against four Lashkar-e-Taiba militants in connection with the killing of three youths in J&K's Baramulla district in April this year.

Anger in Kashmir after terrorists shoot dead cops during Ramzan

13 Jun 2018

India
Anger in Kashmir after terrorists shoot dead cops during Ramzan

J&K cops rarely get to be home for festivals. But this Eid, head constables Ghulam Hassan Wagay and Ghulam Rasool Lone reached their families. In body-bags.

Kashmir: Government will withdraw "stone-pelting cases" against minors

07 Jun 2018

India
Kashmir: Government will withdraw "stone-pelting cases" against minors

Speaking at a Sports Conclave in Srinagar, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that the government will withdraw stone-pelting cases against minors in Kashmir.

Centre orders ceasefire in J&K for holy month of Ramzan

16 May 2018

India
Centre orders ceasefire in J&K for holy month of Ramzan

In a surprise announcement, the Union government has ordered security forces in Jammu & Kashmir to halt operations for 30 days for the holy month of Ramzan which starts later this week.

Kashmir University professor killed within 36hrs of joining militancy

06 May 2018

India
Kashmir University professor killed within 36hrs of joining militancy

36 hours after Mohammad Rafi Bhat, an assistant professor at the Kashmir University, joined the Kashmir militancy, his life was brought to an end by Indian security forces along with four other terrorists in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Srinagar encounter: Operation ends with death of two terrorists

13 Feb 2018

India
Srinagar encounter: Operation ends with death of two terrorists

Two terrorists holed up near a CRPF base in Srinagar were killed this morning by Indian security forces. The operation has now ended.

JeM terrorists attack army base in Jammu

10 Feb 2018

India
JeM terrorists attack army base in Jammu

The Sunjwan army camp in Jammu was attacked by a group of heavily armed Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists in the wee hours of Saturday.

Army Chief: Ramping-up heat on Pakistan might end cross-border terrorism

14 Jan 2018

India
Army Chief: Ramping-up heat on Pakistan might end cross-border terrorism

Indian Army chief General, Bipin Rawat said that there was scope to ramp up military offensive in Jammu & Kashmir to pile heat on Pakistan and stop cross-border terrorism.

Army Chief should 'concentrate on his job' says J&K minister

13 Jan 2018

India
Army Chief should 'concentrate on his job' says J&K minister

Responding to Army Chief Bipin Rawat's remarks on Jammu and Kashmir's education system, the state Minister Altaf Bukhari said that the "well-decorated officer" should concentrate on his job and not give sermons on education which is not his domain.