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Terrorized by gangster Vikas Dubey, villagers celebrate new-found independence

11 Jul 2020

Terrorized by gangster Vikas Dubey, villagers celebrate new-found independence

The news of noted criminal Vikas Dubey's death sent a wave of joy across Shivali village, Kanpur, where people said they are now free from his "terror."

PIL in Supreme Court predicted Vikas Dubey's death by encounter

10 Jul 2020

PIL in Supreme Court predicted Vikas Dubey's death by encounter

Hours before wanted criminal Vikas Dubey was gunned down by Uttar Pradesh Police in Kanpur this morning, a PIL was filed in the Supreme Court predicting the same, whilst demanding a CBI inquiry into the extra-judicial deaths of his aides in last few days.

Supreme Court orders judicial probe into Hyderabad encounter

12 Dec 2019

Supreme Court orders judicial probe into Hyderabad encounter

The Supreme Court has ordered that the encounter of four men, accused of raping and killing a 26-year-old veterinary doctor on the outskirts of Hyderabad this month, will be probed independently.

Telangana Minister credits CM for encounter; threatens more extra-judicial killings

08 Dec 2019

Telangana Minister credits CM for encounter; threatens more extra-judicial killings

Two days after the four men accused of raping and murdering a 26-year-old veterinary doctor in Telangana were encountered, a state Minister has credited the Chief Minister for "instant justice."

Hyderabad encounter: Has justice been served?

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad encounter: Has justice been served?

A 27-year-old girl was brutally raped, murdered and charred to death. For no fault of hers.

Hyderabad encounter: What politicians said and why that doesn't help

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad encounter: What politicians said and why that doesn't help

India woke up today to the news of an encounter in Telangana's Shadnagar, where the four accused in a Hyderabad veterinarian's rape and murder were gunned down.

Hyderabad encounter: Bollywood celebrities 'hail' police for killing the accused

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad encounter: Bollywood celebrities 'hail' police for killing the accused

On Friday morning, India woke up to the news that all four accused in the gruesome rape-and-murder of a 27-year-old lady veterinary were killed in an encounter with police.

Hyderabad vet case: Cop Sajjanar and a curious 2008 encounter

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad vet case: Cop Sajjanar and a curious 2008 encounter

Days after outrage erupted over the rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinarian on the outskirts of Hyderabad, many bayed for the blood of the accused.

All 4 accused in Hyderabad vet's rape-murder killed in encounter

06 Dec 2019

All 4 accused in Hyderabad vet's rape-murder killed in encounter

In a shocking development in the Hyderabad veterinarian's rape and murder, all four accused have been killed in an encounter.

J&K: 5 CRPF soldiers killed, 2 injured in terrorist attack

12 Jun 2019

J&K: 5 CRPF soldiers killed, 2 injured in terrorist attack

Five CRPF soldiers lost their lives and two others were injured when terrorists opened fire at a CRPF and police patrol team in Jammu & Kashmir's Anantnag on Wednesday.

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.

Sri Lanka: 15 killed as suicide-bombers blow themselves during shootout

27 Apr 2019

Sri Lanka: 15 killed as suicide-bombers blow themselves during shootout

Six children and three women were among 15 people killed when suicide bombers blew themselves up during a shootout with security forces in Sri Lanka's Eastern province, police said.

Two Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh

21 Apr 2019

Two Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh

Two Naxals were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district today, informed the police.

Jharkhand: 3 Naxals killed, one CRPF jawan martyred in encounter

15 Apr 2019

Jharkhand: 3 Naxals killed, one CRPF jawan martyred in encounter

Three Maoists and a CRPF jawan were killed today in an encounter in Jharkhand's Giridih district, about 185kms from state capital Ranchi, officials said.

Two JeM-terrorists, who killed number of civilians, policemen, gunned down

13 Apr 2019

Two JeM-terrorists, who killed number of civilians, policemen, gunned down

Two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists involved in the killing of a number of civilians and police personnel were today gunned down by security forces in an encounter in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Accused in BHU student's murder-case arrested after encounter with police

13 Apr 2019

Accused in BHU student's murder-case arrested after encounter with police

A wanted criminal, who was on the run after allegedly killing Banaras Hindu University student Gaurav Singh, has been arrested following an exchange of fire with police.

Chhattisgarh: 4 BSF personnel killed, 2 injured in Kanker encounter

04 Apr 2019

Chhattisgarh: 4 BSF personnel killed, 2 injured in Kanker encounter

Four Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were martyred while two others were injured on Thursday in a gunfight with Naxals in Chattisgarh's Kanker district, according to police.

Pulwama: Four terrorists killed in encounter with security forces

01 Apr 2019

Pulwama: Four terrorists killed in encounter with security forces

Four terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir today, a defense spokesman said.

Chhattisgarh: Four Naxals killed in encounter with security forces

26 Mar 2019

Chhattisgarh: Four Naxals killed in encounter with security forces

Four Naxals were gunned down in an encounter with security forces today in the insurgency-hit Sukma district in Chhattisgarh, police said.

J&K: Three terrorists killed in encounters in Shopian, Bandipora districts

22 Mar 2019

J&K: Three terrorists killed in encounters in Shopian, Bandipora districts

Three terrorists were killed in separate encounters with security forces today in Shopian and Bandipora districts of Jammu and Kashmir, taking the number of ultras killed over the past 24 hours to five, officials said.

Two maoists killed in encounter with police in Andhra Pradesh

16 Mar 2019

Two maoists killed in encounter with police in Andhra Pradesh

Two maoists were killed in an exchange of fire with the police in Agency area of Visakhapatnam district this morning.

23-year-old terrorist, who planned Pulwama attack, killed in encounter: Report

11 Mar 2019

23-year-old terrorist, who planned Pulwama attack, killed in encounter: Report

A 23-year-old terrorist named Mudasir Ahmed Khan alias Mohd Bhai, who planned the February 14 Pulwama attack, was killed in an encounter on Monday, PTI reports.

J&K: Two terrorists killed in 3-day-long encounter in Kupwara district

03 Mar 2019

J&K: Two terrorists killed in 3-day-long encounter in Kupwara district

Two terrorists were killed in a 56-hour-long encounter in Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara district on Sunday, officials said.

Kashmir: Senior police officer killed in encounter; three soldiers injured

24 Feb 2019

Kashmir: Senior police officer killed in encounter; three soldiers injured

On Sunday, a senior police officer was killed and another Army officer injured in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.

Terrorists, top police officer killed in encounter in J&K's Kulgam

24 Feb 2019

Terrorists, top police officer killed in encounter in J&K's Kulgam

A terrorist and a police officer were killed in an encounter between the security forces and the terrorists in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir today, officials said.

Jharkhand: CRPF jawans donate blood to save injured Naxal woman

17 Feb 2019

Jharkhand: CRPF jawans donate blood to save injured Naxal woman

In an act of kindness, three CRPF personnel donated blood to help save the life of a woman Naxal, who was shot during an encounter in West Singhbhum district in Jharkhand on February 14.

2 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in J&K

13 Feb 2019

2 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in J&K

Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district today.

Five militants killed in encounter in J&K's Kulgam district

10 Feb 2019

Five militants killed in encounter in J&K's Kulgam district

Five terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.

Encounter in Kashmir's  Pulwama district kills two terrorists

01 Feb 2019

Encounter in Kashmir's Pulwama district kills two terrorists

Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces today in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.

3 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in J&K

23 Jan 2019

3 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in J&K

Three terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces today in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Petition alleging UP encounter killings needs 'serious consideration,' says SC

14 Jan 2019

Petition alleging UP encounter killings needs 'serious consideration,' says SC

The Supreme Court today agreed to examine in detail a plea seeking a court-monitored CBI or SIT probe into incidents of alleged police encounters and killings in Uttar Pradesh.

J&K: Al-Badr commander Zeenat-ul-Islam, associate killed in Kulgam encounter

13 Jan 2019

J&K: Al-Badr commander Zeenat-ul-Islam, associate killed in Kulgam encounter

Two terrorists, including top Al-Badr commander Zeenat-ul-Islam, have been killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.

UP: Cop, who shouted 'thain thain' to scare criminals, injured

05 Jan 2019

UP: Cop, who shouted 'thain thain' to scare criminals, injured

Uttar Pradesh sub-inspector Manoj Kumar, who shot to fame after he shouted thain thain last year to scare away criminals, was injured in an encounter on Friday.

Four terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Pulwama

29 Dec 2018

Four terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Pulwama

Four terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Terrorist killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district

28 Dec 2018

Terrorist killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district

A terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Awantipora area in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district today.

Kashmir: Close aide of Zakir Musa among six terrorists killed

22 Dec 2018

Kashmir: Close aide of Zakir Musa among six terrorists killed

On Saturday, six terrorists, including a close aide of Zakir Musa, Jammu and Kashmir's most-wanted terrorist, were killed in an encounter with Indian security forces.

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

18 Dec 2018

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.

#Pulwama: 3 terrorists, 1 soldier killed in encounter, says Army

15 Dec 2018

#Pulwama: 3 terrorists, 1 soldier killed in encounter, says Army

Three terrorists and a soldier were killed in an encounter between the ultras and security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir today.

Kashmir: Teen, who had cameo in 'Haider', killed in encounter

13 Dec 2018

Kashmir: Teen, who had cameo in 'Haider', killed in encounter

On December 9, an 18-hour gun battle between terrorists and security forces in Mujgund on outskirts of Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, killed a teen who acted in Shahid Kapoor starrer Haider.

J&K: Encounter between security forces, terrorists continues for 2nd day

09 Dec 2018

J&K: Encounter between security forces, terrorists continues for 2nd day

An encounter between terrorists and the security forces on the outskirts of Srinagar entered into the second day today, said police.