Burhan Wani

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Kashmir: ISIS supporters gaining ground, propagating Jihadi attack manuals

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.

Is India intolerant? Internet shutdown 29 times in 2017

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.

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

15 Jul 2017

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.

Stay out of the Kashmir issue: India tells China

14 Jul 2017

Stay out of the Kashmir issue: India tells China

Asserting that cross-border terrorism in Jammu & Kashmir was at the heart of Indo-Pak bilateral tensions, India snubbed China's offer to mediate the Kashmir issue.

Amarnath attack reprehensible, killed civilians exercising right to worship: US

12 Jul 2017

Amarnath attack reprehensible, killed civilians exercising right to worship: US

The US State Department has called the attack on the Amarnath pilgrims "reprehensible" as "civilians were killed as they were exercising their right to worship".

Amarnath attack: LeT carried out assault masterminded by Pakistani terrorist

11 Jul 2017

Amarnath attack: LeT carried out assault masterminded by Pakistani terrorist

J&K police said the attack on Amarnath pilgrims was carried out by the Lashkar-e-Taiba under the supervision of Pakistani terrorist Ismail.

Terror attack: 7 Amarnath pilgrims killed, 3 policemen injured

10 Jul 2017

Terror attack: 7 Amarnath pilgrims killed, 3 policemen injured

In Anantnag, at least seven people were killed and 14 injured when an Amarnath convoy was attacked by the terrorists.

How has Kashmir changed in the last 25 years?

10 Jul 2017

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.

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

08 Jul 2017

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.

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

07 Jul 2017

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.

Security-forces make gains in J&K, kill 92 terrorists this year

06 Jul 2017

Security-forces make gains in J&K, kill 92 terrorists this year

As many as 92 terrorists were killed in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) by security forces till July 2 this year, compared to 79 during the same period in 2016.

How unrest has crippled Jammu and Kashmir's economy

04 Jul 2017

How unrest has crippled Jammu and Kashmir's economy

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

Burhan Wani effect: More youth take up militancy in Kashmir

03 Jul 2017

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.

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

27 Jun 2017

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.

Unrest in Valley hits tourism hard, locals suffer

23 Jun 2017

Unrest in Valley hits tourism hard, locals suffer

Tourism has historically remained an instrument of economic growth in J&K and has contributed a lot in developing the economy but in recent times, unrest in the Valley has led to dwindling of tourist economy.

Two civilians died in police firing each week during 2009-2015

18 Jun 2017

Two civilians died in police firing each week during 2009-2015

At least 7 farmers in MP died when police opened fire at protesters in Mandsaur.

Indian Army ready to face Pakistan and China: Army Chief

08 Jun 2017

Indian Army ready to face Pakistan and China: Army Chief

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat referred to the human shield controversy, saying it's not a norm, but officers can decide strategy depending on the situation.

Another Uri-like attack foiled in J&K

06 Jun 2017

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.

Internet shutdown in Kashmir- No one knows who ordered it

03 Jun 2017

Internet shutdown in Kashmir- No one knows who ordered it

An RTI query by Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) revealed that the internet ban in Kashmir was not ordered by official authorities.

NIA raids suspected hawala traders over terror funding from Pakistan

03 Jun 2017

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.

Zakir Musa's caliphate calls divide Hizbul Mujahideen

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.

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

29 May 2017

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.

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

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.

Intel says Hizbul wants Musa back, no new commander announced

22 May 2017

Intel says Hizbul wants Musa back, no new commander announced

Intelligence agencies have stated that the Hizbul Mujahideen wants Zakir Rashid Bhat, alias Musa, who quit as the group's Kashmir chief over political differences, back with the organization.

A new terror outfit being planned in Pakistan

21 May 2017

A new terror outfit being planned in Pakistan

Intel sources seem to believe that a new terrorist organization is being incubated in Pakistan that will focus on ex-Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa's ideology.

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

20 May 2017

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.

GST meet at Srinagar to send political message?

18 May 2017

GST meet at Srinagar to send political message?

The GST council is holding its 14th meeting in Srinagar today. It will be attended by finance ministers of all 32 states and union territories.

Hizbul Mujahideen commander quits organization

14 May 2017

Hizbul Mujahideen commander quits organization

A year after stepping into the shoes of his mentor Burhan Wani, Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Rashid Bhat alias Zakir Musa announced his dissociation from the Hizbul Mujahideen.

J&K - 67,000 applications for 698 police jobs

14 May 2017

J&K - 67,000 applications for 698 police jobs

Amid severe protests in the state against the police and army, Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a record 67,000 applications for 698 police jobs.

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

01 May 2017

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.

Internet shutdown in Kashmir: To curb violence or dissent?

20 Apr 2017

Internet shutdown in Kashmir: To curb violence or dissent?

The volatile Kashmir has witnessed at least 29 instances of internet shutdown since 2012, with the longest (4-6 months) after Burhan Wani's killing.

Kashmir: Security forces to employ plastic bullets for crowd control

18 Apr 2017

Kashmir: Security forces to employ plastic bullets for crowd control

In an attempt to reduce collateral damage during crowd control in mass violent protests, the government on Monday proposed for non-penetrative plastic bullets to be used as substitutes.

Srinagar by-polls: Farooq Abdullah wins by over 9000 votes

15 Apr 2017

Srinagar by-polls: Farooq Abdullah wins by over 9000 votes

National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah has won the Srinagar by-polls with a margin of over 9000 votes, against Peoples Democratic Party's Nazir Ahmad Khan.

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

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.

J&K: Jawan killed in IED blast, probe ordered

02 Apr 2017

J&K: Jawan killed in IED blast, probe ordered

A junior commissioned officer in the Army, identified as Naib Subedar S Sanayaima Kom, passed away after he was critically injured in an IED blast in the Degwar sector of Poonch.

J&K: 3 civilians killed trying to protect terrorists

28 Mar 2017

J&K: 3 civilians killed trying to protect terrorists

3 civilians were killed and several others were injured after being shot at by security forces, who were attempting to capture terrorists in Chadoora .

2016: 88 Kashmir youths take up militancy, highest since 2010

22 Mar 2017

2016: 88 Kashmir youths take up militancy, highest since 2010

Out of over 100 youths who went missing from Kashmir in 2016, at least 88 have joined different militant outfits, the maximum since 2010, the government said.

Terrorist killed in Tral near Srinagar, curfew clamped

05 Mar 2017

Terrorist killed in Tral near Srinagar, curfew clamped

A terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Tral near Srinagar. Special forces troops were conducting combing operations when they encountered 4-5 LeT terrorists.

AAP launches Azadi Aandolan in Gujarat

06 Feb 2017

AAP launches Azadi Aandolan in Gujarat

The AAP has launched a two-month political campaign across all 182 assembly seats in Gujarat, dubbed as the 'Gujarat Azadi Aandolan'. Gujarat goes to polls in December this year.

Over 200 killed in Kashmir unrests since 2008

01 Feb 2017

Over 200 killed in Kashmir unrests since 2008

The government told the Jammu & Kashmir legislative assembly that more than 200 people have died in Kashmir unrests in 2008, 2010 and 2016.