Pulwama Attack

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Pulwama-like attack prevented, says Army; 52kg explosives recovered

17 Sep 2020

Pulwama-like attack prevented, says Army; 52kg explosives recovered

A Pulwama-like attack was prevented on Tuesday, the Indian Army said in a statement after recovering 52 kilograms of explosives near Letapora in Jammu and Kashmir.

How was the Pulwama attack planned: Exhaustive details here

26 Aug 2020

How was the Pulwama attack planned: Exhaustive details here

The idea of the Pulwama attack of February 2019 was seeded in April 2018, when Jaish-e-Mohammed operatives crossed over the border from Pakistan, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) claimed in its 13,500-page charge-sheet filed on Tuesday.

Pulwama attack: NIA will file 5,000-page charge-sheet, naming Azhar, soon

25 Aug 2020

Pulwama attack: NIA will file 5,000-page charge-sheet, naming Azhar, soon

More than a year after India was shaken by a terror attack in Pulwama, Kashmir, the National Investigation Agency will file a charge-sheet at a special NIA court in Jammu today, naming Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar and his brother Rauf Asghar as the masterminds.

Jaish-ISI meet in Pakistan's Rawalpindi, Indian intelligence on alert

25 Aug 2020

Jaish-ISI meet in Pakistan's Rawalpindi, Indian intelligence on alert

The intelligence wings in India have been placed on high alert after they learned of a meeting between the notorious terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed and Pakistan's spy agency ISI earlier this month, reports TOI.

Pakistan's spy agency ISI and JeM planned Pulwama attack: NIA

13 Aug 2020

Pakistan's spy agency ISI and JeM planned Pulwama attack: NIA

The Pulwama attack of February 14, 2019, wasn't merely the brainchild of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed but the country's spy agency ISI was also involved in it, the charge-sheet of National Investigation Agency (NIA) claims, as per a report in HT.

US demolishes Pakistan's claim that Masood Azhar is "missing"

25 Jun 2020

US demolishes Pakistan's claim that Masood Azhar is "missing"

Pakistan hasn't expressed the will to act against terrorists functioning from its soil and has continued to provide a safe haven to regionally focused terrorist groups, the US State Department said in a report released on Wednesday.

Reduce High Commission staff by 50%: India tells Pakistan

24 Jun 2020

Reduce High Commission staff by 50%: India tells Pakistan

Already at loggerheads with Pakistan for several years, India on Tuesday decided to reduce the presence of the neighboring country's staff at the High Commission in New Delhi.

Car loaded with IED recovered, Pulwama attack-like bombing averted

28 May 2020

Car loaded with IED recovered, Pulwama attack-like bombing averted

In a major operation, the army, police, and paramilitary forces averted another dastardly attack in Pulwama by recovering a car, laden with explosives, this morning.

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.

Who benefited the most, asks Rahul on Pulwama attack's anniversary

14 Feb 2020

Who benefited the most, asks Rahul on Pulwama attack's anniversary

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi has used the Pulwama attack of 2019 to slam Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party BJP.

'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

22 Jan 2020

'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.

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.

India and Pakistan have got to 'work it out': Trump

26 Sep 2019

India and Pakistan have got to 'work it out': Trump

United States President Donald Trump, who has lately been taking a lot of interest in issues concerning India and Pakistan, on Wednesday said both warring South Asian neighbors have "got to work it out".

Masood Azhar, Hafiz Saeed declared terrorists under new anti-terror law

04 Sep 2019

Masood Azhar, Hafiz Saeed declared terrorists under new anti-terror law

On Wednesday, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Muhammad Saeed were declared individual terrorists by the Centre under the new anti-terror law.

Abhinandan Varthaman flies with IAF Chief: Details here

02 Sep 2019

Abhinandan Varthaman flies with IAF Chief: Details here

Wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who brought down an F-16 of Pakistan in February, flew with IAF Chief BS Dhanoa from the Pathankot airbase for some 30 minutes on Monday.

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman back in cockpit, starts flying MiG-21

22 Aug 2019

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman back in cockpit, starts flying MiG-21

Six months ago, Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman sustained grave injuries during an aerial combat between Indian and Pakistani forces.

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.

Over 50 film titles related to Article 370 scrapping registered

08 Aug 2019

Over 50 film titles related to Article 370 scrapping registered

On August 5, the Centre revoked Article 370, removing special status of J&K, and splitting the state into two Union Territories.

Trump claims Modi asked for mediation on Kashmir-issue, India denies

23 Jul 2019

Trump claims Modi asked for mediation on Kashmir-issue, India denies

Hours after the United States President Donald Trump made a tall claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has "requested" him to "mediate" on Kashmir dispute, India refuted it.

US' Mike Pompeo comes to India, meets Narendra Modi

26 Jun 2019

US' Mike Pompeo comes to India, meets Narendra Modi

Amid strained trade ties between India and United States, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday night.

No one, not even families knew: Balakot pilots

25 Jun 2019

No one, not even families knew: Balakot pilots

In February, Indian Air Force pulled off an impossible task- the jets penetrated Pakistan's airspace, bombed terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed's camp, and returned safely.

20 years of Kargil war: IAF recreates Tiger Hill operation

24 Jun 2019

20 years of Kargil war: IAF recreates Tiger Hill operation

20 years ago, the valiant Indian forces fought Pakistanis to reclaim our territories which were captured. Yes, we are talking about the 1999 Kargil War, which once again proved the valor of Indian officers.

Act against terrorism or face consequences: FATF warns Pakistan

22 Jun 2019

Act against terrorism or face consequences: FATF warns Pakistan

It seems the global terror financing watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), has had enough of Pakistan's incompetence.

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.

Singer Hard Kaur blames RSS for Pulwama, calls Yogi rapist

18 Jun 2019

Singer Hard Kaur blames RSS for Pulwama, calls Yogi rapist

Rarely do Bollywood stars speak on politics. They choose silence to avoid running into controversies.

#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.

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.

Father of Pulwama martyr wants development, not politicization of forces

10 May 2019

Father of Pulwama martyr wants development, not politicization of forces

The entire country mourned martyrdom of 40 CRPF soldiers this year. On February 14, the soldiers became victims of the worst ever terror attack to hit Kashmir in decades.

Like Godhra, Pulwama a BJP conspiracy, says ex-Gujarat CM Vaghela

02 May 2019

Like Godhra, Pulwama a BJP conspiracy, says ex-Gujarat CM Vaghela

On Wednesday, former Gujarat Chief Minister and NCP leader Shankersinh Vaghela said Pulwama terror attack was a conspiracy of BJP, just like the Godhra train burning incident of 2002.

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 evidence of Pakistan dismantling terror infrastructure, says ex-envoy Haqqani

13 Apr 2019

No evidence of Pakistan dismantling terror infrastructure, says ex-envoy Haqqani

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's recent statement promising an end of support to terror groups does not reflect a change of policy and is motivated by the fear of getting blacklisted by the global terror-financing watchdog FATF, the country's former envoy to the US, Husain Haqqani, has said.

PM Modi seeks votes for #PulwamaMartyrs, #BalakotAirstrikes; Opposition moves EC

10 Apr 2019

PM Modi seeks votes for #PulwamaMartyrs, #BalakotAirstrikes; Opposition moves EC

PM Narendra Modi urged first-time voters to "dedicate" their vote to the CRPF jawans who lost their lives in the Pulwama attack and those soldiers who conducted the Balakot airstrikes. He was addressing a rally at Maharashtra's Latur on Tuesday.

Security of over 400 J&K politicians restored after outrage

08 Apr 2019

Security of over 400 J&K politicians restored after outrage

The Jammu and Kashmir administration, headed by Governor Satya Pal Malik, restored the security of over 400 politicians after outrage.

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".