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NIA fails to charge-sheet JeM conspiracy case accused; bail granted

27 Feb 2020

NIA fails to charge-sheet JeM conspiracy case accused; bail granted

An accused in the Jaish-e-Mohammad conspiracy case has been granted bail as the National Investigation Agency (NIA) failed to produce a charge-sheet within the stipulated time.

Pulwama martyr Major Vibhuti Dhoundiyal's wife set to join Army

19 Feb 2020

Pulwama martyr Major Vibhuti Dhoundiyal's wife set to join Army

A year after Indian Army Major Vibhuti Dhoundiyal was martyred in an encounter with terrorists in Pulwama, his widow is set to join the Army.

In one urn, man collects soil from Pulwama martrys' homes

14 Feb 2020

In one urn, man collects soil from Pulwama martrys' homes

A year ago, India watched shocking visuals from Pulwama, a small town in Jammu and Kashmir, where 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred.

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.

#ThatWas2019: Five biggest Bollywood hits of this year

30 Dec 2019

#ThatWas2019: Five biggest Bollywood hits of this year

Bringing to us one of the most controversial movies of recent times, a disappointing Oscars entry, many shoddy biopics, and some silent gems, 2019 was a mixed bag, as far as Bollywood is concerned.

CRPF deployment attacked by terrorists near school in Kashmir's Pulwama

29 Oct 2019

CRPF deployment attacked by terrorists near school in Kashmir's Pulwama

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troops deployed at a school building in Pulwama, Kashmir, were attacked on Tuesday afternoon.

Abhinandan's 51 Squadron to get citation for downing Pakistan's F-16

06 Oct 2019

Abhinandan's 51 Squadron to get citation for downing Pakistan's F-16

The Chief of Indian Air Force, Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, will award a unit citation to 51 Squadron, to which Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman belonged.

IAF releases promotional video featuring Balakot airstrikes. But why?

04 Oct 2019

IAF releases promotional video featuring Balakot airstrikes. But why?

The Balakot airstrikes, launched as a response to the dastardly Pulwama attack, served its purpose.

Jaish camp in Balakot, bombed by IAF, is functioning again

23 Sep 2019

Jaish camp in Balakot, bombed by IAF, is functioning again

The camp of terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed in Pakistan's Balakot, which was bombed by Indian Air Force jets in February, has started functioning again, Army Chief Bipin Rawat announced on Monday.

Tribute video honoring Pulwama martyrs to feature SRK, Big B

14 Aug 2019

Tribute video honoring Pulwama martyrs to feature SRK, Big B

Shah Rukh Khan joined the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, for a special song titled Tu Desh Mera to pay tribute to the soldiers martyred in the February 14 Pulwama attack.

IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman declared fit, to resume flying soon

09 Aug 2019

IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman declared fit, to resume flying soon

Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was captured by the Pakistan Army in February, is set to resume flying soon.

Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist, whose car was used for Pulwama attack, killed

19 Jun 2019

Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist, whose car was used for Pulwama attack, killed

In what qualifies as a big success for security forces, Jaish-e-Mohammed's Sajad Maqbool Bhat, whose car was used for the deadly Pulwama attack, was killed in a gunfight on Tuesday. Along with Bhat, his recruiter Tauseef Bhat was also killed.

J&K: Terrorists lob grenade at Pulwama police station; 3 critical

18 Jun 2019

J&K: Terrorists lob grenade at Pulwama police station; 3 critical

At least 10 people have been injured in a grenade attack by terrorists on a police station in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama.

#SCOSummit: Modi talks on terrorism, launches veiled attack at Pakistan

14 Jun 2019

#SCOSummit: Modi talks on terrorism, launches veiled attack at Pakistan

At the ongoing Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a sharp attack at Pakistan, without explicitly mentioning the neighboring country.

Imran Khan writes to Modi, seeks to resolve Kashmir dispute

08 Jun 2019

Imran Khan writes to Modi, seeks to resolve Kashmir dispute

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reported to have received a letter from his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, in which the latter mentioned that talks can solve the differences between the two nations, including Kashmir dispute.

Pulwama: Terrorists barge into house, kill woman, injure youth

05 Jun 2019

Pulwama: Terrorists barge into house, kill woman, injure youth

A woman was killed and another youth was injured in Kashmir's Pulwama on Wednesday after terrorists opened fire.

Proud to follow on Sushma Swaraj's footsteps: Foreign Minister Jaishankar

01 Jun 2019

Proud to follow on Sushma Swaraj's footsteps: Foreign Minister Jaishankar

Newly-appointed External Affairs Minister, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, in his first tweet after taking charge, said that he was "proud to follow on the footsteps" of senior BJP leader and his predecessor Sushma Swaraj.

Balakot strikes: Modi thought 'clouds will help escape radar'

12 May 2019

Balakot strikes: Modi thought 'clouds will help escape radar'

The Balakot airstrikes emboldened the country's spirits and the ruling BJP saw an electoral opportunity in it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speeches have proved this more than once.

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.

Pakistan open to Azhar's listing as terrorist, but conditions apply

29 Apr 2019

Pakistan open to Azhar's listing as terrorist, but conditions apply

On Sunday, Pakistan Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said his country is fine with Masood Azhar's listing in UN as a terrorist, as long as the development is not related to Pulwama attack.

After successful roadshow, PM Modi talks about Pulwama attack (again)

26 Apr 2019

After successful roadshow, PM Modi talks about Pulwama attack (again)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who held a massive roadshow in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Thursday, said India would not tolerate terror. Once again, he invoked the Pulwama attack in his address from Dashashwamedh Ghat.

No Pakistani soldier or civilian died in Balakot airstrike: Swaraj

19 Apr 2019

No Pakistani soldier or civilian died in Balakot airstrike: Swaraj

No Pakistani soldier or civilian died in the air strike at Balakot in Pakistan in February, MEA Sushma Swaraj said yesterday.

PM Modi's Balakot comment during rally violated code: Report

11 Apr 2019

PM Modi's Balakot comment during rally violated code: Report

Prima facie the comments of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Latur, where he asked first-time voters to vote for army men who carried out the Balakot strikes, violated the Model Code of Conduct, a report in IE claimed.

IAF nails Pakistan's lies, says Abhinandan Varthaman shot down F-16

08 Apr 2019

IAF nails Pakistan's lies, says Abhinandan Varthaman shot down F-16

Air Vice Marshal RGK Kapoor held a press briefing on Monday in which he confirmed that Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shot down an F-16 jet of PAF on February 27.

'TKSS': Kapil Sharma talks about Navjot Singh Sidhu's return

03 Apr 2019

'TKSS': Kapil Sharma talks about Navjot Singh Sidhu's return

It was in February when Navjot Singh Sidhu was asked to leave The Kapil Sharma Show for his tasteless comments on the Pulwama attack that killed 40 CRPF jawans.

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.

Scrapping Article 370 will break relationship with J&K, warns Mehbooba

31 Mar 2019

Scrapping Article 370 will break relationship with J&K, warns Mehbooba

PDP leader and former Chief Minister of J&K, Mehbooba Mufti said on Saturday Article 370 shouldn't be touched as abolishing it will force the northernmost state to "rethink" its relationship with Union of India.

Pulwama, Balakot and more: 7 big takeaways from Modi's interview

29 Mar 2019

Pulwama, Balakot and more: 7 big takeaways from Modi's interview

After kicking off the poll campaign on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave an interview to Republic TV on Friday where he spoke about a range of issues.

Pakistan says no terror-camps exist in locations shared by India

28 Mar 2019

Pakistan says no terror-camps exist in locations shared by India

Replying to the dossier on Pulwama attack, Pakistan's Foreign Office said on Thursday that no terror camps were found in 22 locations which India "pinpointed".

Modi messaged me, says Imran Khan on Pakistan Day's eve

23 Mar 2019

Modi messaged me, says Imran Khan on Pakistan Day's eve

Days after India and Pakistan witnessed worst escalation since 1999 Kargil war, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan tweeted on Friday that he received a message from his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the eve of Pakistan Day.

Sajjad Khan, JeM terrorist and Pulwama attack mastermind's aide, arrested

22 Mar 2019

Sajjad Khan, JeM terrorist and Pulwama attack mastermind's aide, arrested

Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Sajjad Khan, believed to be a close aide of Pulwama attack mastermind Mudassir Ahmed Khan, was arrested by special cell of Delhi police on Thursday night.

Kartarpur corridor: India, Pakistan hold first meeting; release joint statement

14 Mar 2019

Kartarpur corridor: India, Pakistan hold first meeting; release joint statement

Amid bitter relations between India and Pakistan, officials from both the countries met on the Indian side of Attari-Wagah border on Thursday to discuss modalities for setting up the Kartarpur corridor.

Sonia Gandhi's aide Tom Vadakkan ditches Congress, joins BJP

14 Mar 2019

Sonia Gandhi's aide Tom Vadakkan ditches Congress, joins BJP

In a surprising move, Sonia Gandhi's aide and senior Congress leader Tom Vadakkan joined the BJP on Thursday in the presence of Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

India "disappointed" as China blocks move on Masood Azhar again

14 Mar 2019

India "disappointed" as China blocks move on Masood Azhar again

China blocked UN Security Council from designating Jaish-e-Mohammed founder, Masood Azhar, a global terrorist for the fourth time on Thursday.

China hints at blocking Masood Azhar's listing as global terrorist

13 Mar 2019

China hints at blocking Masood Azhar's listing as global terrorist

Just hours before the United Nations Security Council is scheduled to take up a resolution to list Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, China hinted at blocking the move once again.

PCB to take legal action against BCCI for politicizing cricket

11 Mar 2019

PCB to take legal action against BCCI for politicizing cricket

Tensions between India and Pakistan are high following a deadly terror attack in Pulwama last month.

Here's the truth behind Archana Puran Singh's exit from 'TKSS'

11 Mar 2019

Here's the truth behind Archana Puran Singh's exit from 'TKSS'

The Kapil Sharma Show recently made a mark after it hosted the 1983 World Cup winning cricket team this weekend.

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.

After Sidhu, Archana Puran Singh quits 'The Kapil Sharma Show'?

09 Mar 2019

After Sidhu, Archana Puran Singh quits 'The Kapil Sharma Show'?

The Kapil Sharma Show has been in headlines for a while now, especially after its judge Navjot Singh Sidhu was embroiled in a controversy over Pulwama attack.

Reports of jawan's abduction from home are untrue: Defense Ministry

09 Mar 2019

Reports of jawan's abduction from home are untrue: Defense Ministry

The Defense Ministry, in a tweet, clarified the army jawan, who was reported to have been kidnapped by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, is safe.