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

22 Jul 2019

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

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J&K: BJP leader shot dead, party says security was withdrawn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

J&K: BJP leader shot dead, party says security was withdrawn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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Two terrorists killed in Anantnag, three neutralized in 24 hours

09 Jan 2018

Two terrorists killed in Anantnag, three neutralized in 24 hours

Security forces neutralized two terrorists in an encounter at Larno area of Kokernag in Anantnag, Kashmir.

Award-winning AMU PhD scholar joins Hizbul Mujahideen

08 Jan 2018

Award-winning AMU PhD scholar joins Hizbul Mujahideen

Mannan Bashir Wani, an award-winning PhD scholar at the Aligarh Muslim University, has reportedly joined Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit; he went missing last week.

IED explosion kills and injures five policemen in Kashmir

06 Jan 2018

IED explosion kills and injures five policemen in Kashmir

An IED blast set off by militants in Sopore in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir led to the death and injury of four and one policemen respectively.

CRPF jawan killed in Pulwama terror attack

31 Dec 2017

CRPF jawan killed in Pulwama terror attack

One jawan was killed and three others injured when terrorists stormed a CRPF training center in J&K's Pulwama.

Two terrorists eliminated in overnight encounter in Shopian

19 Dec 2017

Two terrorists eliminated in overnight encounter in Shopian

Two terrorists were killed in an encounter in Wanipora area of Shopian in J&K.

Stone-pelter to football star: Afshan Ashiq's life after viral photo

06 Dec 2017

Stone-pelter to football star: Afshan Ashiq's life after viral photo

In the few months since Afshan Ashiq became the face of Kashmiri stone-pelters, life has changed dramatically for the young woman.

In major win, forces wipe out group behind Amarnath attack

05 Dec 2017

In major win, forces wipe out group behind Amarnath attack

In a major win for security forces, three Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists involved in the Amarnath attack of July were killed in an encounter in South Kashmir.

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

21 Nov 2017

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.

90% dip in stone-pelting incidents 'thanks to the Kashmiri people'

13 Nov 2017

90% dip in stone-pelting incidents 'thanks to the Kashmiri people'

2017 seems to have brought a new lease of life to Kashmir. Stone-pelting incidents have come down by as much as 90%, says J&K DGP SP Vaid.

JeM chief Masood Azhar's nephew killed in encounter, soldier martyred

07 Nov 2017

JeM chief Masood Azhar's nephew killed in encounter, soldier martyred

JeM chief Masood Azhar's nephew Talha Rasheed, an A++ category terrorist, was neutralized in an encounter in J&K's Pulwama yesterday.

Two terrorists killed as army foils infiltration bid in Uri

05 Nov 2017

Two terrorists killed as army foils infiltration bid in Uri

The army successfully foiled an infiltration attempt in J&K's Uri sector this morning. Two terrorists were killed in the ensuing gunfight.