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Colonel, Major among 5 security personnel martyred in Handwara encounter

03 May 2020

Colonel, Major among 5 security personnel martyred in Handwara encounter

Four Indian Army personnel and a police sub-inspector got martyred in an encounter in Handwara, Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan court commutes US journalist Daniel Pearl murder-convict's death sentence

02 Apr 2020

Pakistan court commutes US journalist Daniel Pearl murder-convict's death sentence

A Pakistan court on Thursday commuted the death sentence of a convict in the 2002 murder of United States journalist Daniel Pearl.

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.

Pakistan poised to remain on terror watchdog FATF's 'gray list'

18 Feb 2020

Pakistan poised to remain on terror watchdog FATF's 'gray list'

The global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to keep Pakistan on its 'gray list', informed sources told the news agency ANI.

Davinder Singh case: LoC trade body chief arrested by NIA

14 Feb 2020

Davinder Singh case: LoC trade body chief arrested by NIA

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has made the sixth arrest in its probe into the case of suspended Jammu & Kashmir Police DSP Davinder Singh.

Suspended J&K DSP Davinder Singh sent to NIA custody

23 Jan 2020

Suspended J&K DSP Davinder Singh sent to NIA custody

Suspended Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh was on Thursday sent to 15 days' National Investigation Agency (NIA) custody.

Arrested with terrorists, J&K DSP alleges senior cop's involvement: Report

16 Jan 2020

Arrested with terrorists, J&K DSP alleges senior cop's involvement: Report

Since the arrest of Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh with terrorists last week, the inquiry on the top cop has tightened.

What is PFI and why does UP want it banned?

02 Jan 2020

What is PFI and why does UP want it banned?

The Uttar Pradesh Police has sought to ban the organization, the Popular Front of India (PFI), suspecting its complicity in the violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state, which have claimed 19 lives.

Has Pakistan curbed terror financing? FATF to decide soon

13 Oct 2019

Has Pakistan curbed terror financing? FATF to decide soon

Pakistan, already having a bad reputation for encouraging terrorism in its land, is facing a testing time.

Taliban releases three Indian engineers kidnapped last year

07 Oct 2019

Taliban releases three Indian engineers kidnapped last year

In a sigh of relief for India, three engineers, who were abducted in May 2018 by the Taliban, were released on Sunday in exchange for 11 Taliban members. The swap happened at an undisclosed location.

J&K: 3 terrorists killed, civilian hostage rescued in encounter

28 Sep 2019

J&K: 3 terrorists killed, civilian hostage rescued in encounter

In an encounter that lasted nearly five hours, three out of five terrorists were killed by the Indian Army and a hostage was rescued in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban region. However, two terrorists are still at large.

How this Indian engineer was saved from Kulbhushan Jadhav-like fate

27 Sep 2019

How this Indian engineer was saved from Kulbhushan Jadhav-like fate

With an intention to embarrass India on the global stage, Pakistan is desperate to link the former with terrorism.

Hafiz Saeed allowed to use bank account for "monthly expenses"

26 Sep 2019

Hafiz Saeed allowed to use bank account for "monthly expenses"

Pakistan had knocked on United Nations Security Council's doors with a peculiar request related to terrorist Hafiz Saeed.

Pakistani drones dropped rifles, grenades in Punjab to help terrorists

25 Sep 2019

Pakistani drones dropped rifles, grenades in Punjab to help terrorists

In what confirms that Pakistan is continuing with its notorious plans to hamper peace in India, some drones from across the border dropped arms and grenades in Punjab, multiple reports said.

Donald Trump meets Imran Khan, mentions Kashmir mediation again

24 Sep 2019

Donald Trump meets Imran Khan, mentions Kashmir mediation again

Merely a day after he shared the stage with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a mega rally in Houston, United States President Donald Trump met Pakistan's Imran Khan in New York.

J&K: What is the ground situation, now?

21 Sep 2019

J&K: What is the ground situation, now?

In the first week of August, the Narendra Modi-led Centre fulfilled one of the core ideologies of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by abrogating Article 370 and withdrawing the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

Osama bin Laden's son killed in US counter-terrorism operation: Trump

14 Sep 2019

Osama bin Laden's son killed in US counter-terrorism operation: Trump

On Saturday, United States President Donald Trump said that Hamza bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, was killed in a US counter-terrorism operation. Reportedly, Hamza was expected to succeed his father as the leader of the al-Qaeda.

Masood Azhar is unwell, his brother is running Jaish-e-Mohammed: Report

10 Sep 2019

Masood Azhar is unwell, his brother is running Jaish-e-Mohammed: Report

Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar is unwell and in his absence, his brother Abdul Rauf Asghar is running the show, reports TOI.

Pakistan secretly releases Masood Azhar; deploys troops along Indo-Pak border

09 Sep 2019

Pakistan secretly releases Masood Azhar; deploys troops along Indo-Pak border

Despite being isolated on the global stage and failing to get support in its rant against India after New Delhi rescinded Article 370, Pakistan is continuing with its notorious actions.

Apples, bangles: What Pakistani handlers are telling terrorists on ground

07 Sep 2019

Apples, bangles: What Pakistani handlers are telling terrorists on ground

Pakistan is trying hard to destabilize Jammu and Kashmir and security forces are determined to thwart all its attempts, National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval said on Saturday.

Pakistan, terrorism, and J&K restrictions: Highlights of Foreign Minister's interview

02 Sep 2019

Pakistan, terrorism, and J&K restrictions: Highlights of Foreign Minister's interview

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar sat down for an interview with Politico, and the conversation revolved around Pakistan, the terrorism it sponsors and the restrictions imposed in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan offers consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, India accepts

02 Sep 2019

Pakistan offers consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, India accepts

After Pakistan offered consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, an Indian national who was captured by the neighboring country in 2016, New Delhi accepted the proposal, said reports.

#KashmirLockdown: Restrictions to be eased soon; government offices opened today

16 Aug 2019

#KashmirLockdown: Restrictions to be eased soon; government offices opened today

In what is sure to give huge respite to Kashmir residents, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam announced that government offices re-opened in the valley on Friday. Schools, colleges, and other educational institutes will become functional from next week area-wise, he added.

No confusion about consequences of scrapping Article 370: Amit Shah

11 Aug 2019

No confusion about consequences of scrapping Article 370: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that the abrogation of Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu & Kashmir, will eradicate terrorism in Kashmir and lead to the development of the region.

Let them come, we'll deal: Indian Army after Pakistan's threats

09 Aug 2019

Let them come, we'll deal: Indian Army after Pakistan's threats

The Indian Army is determined to defend the country's borders, and will thwart all attempts of Pakistan to disrupt peace in Jammu and Kashmir, Chinar Corps Commander Lieutenant-General Kanwal Jeet Singh Dhillon said on Thursday.

Article 370: PM Narendra Modi likely to address nation today

08 Aug 2019

Article 370: PM Narendra Modi likely to address nation today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the nation on Thursday, to explain his government's move of removing special status of Jammu and Kashmir, and splitting the state into two Union Territories.

Lok Sabha passes Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill

24 Jul 2019

Lok Sabha passes Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill

On Wednesday, the Lok Sabha passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill popularly known as the Anti-Terrorism Bill.

Lok Sabha passes bill to strengthen NIA: Details here

15 Jul 2019

Lok Sabha passes bill to strengthen NIA: Details here

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019, to strengthen the NIA.

In video, al Qaeda chief threatens Indian Army, mentions Kashmir

10 Jul 2019

In video, al Qaeda chief threatens Indian Army, mentions Kashmir

Ayman al-Zawahiri, who heads the terrorist outfit al Qaeda, in a recently-released video message asked "Mujahideen in Kashmir" to inflict "unrelenting blows" on Indian Army and the government.

Pragya's bike, allegedly used for Malegaon blast, presented in court

09 Jul 2019

Pragya's bike, allegedly used for Malegaon blast, presented in court

The motorbike, which was used for the 2008 Malegaon blast case, was on Monday presented before the trial court for examination.

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.

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.

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.

Man, who survived Sri Lanka bombing, witnessed Mumbai attacks too

29 Apr 2019

Man, who survived Sri Lanka bombing, witnessed Mumbai attacks too

Dubai-based Abhinav Chari has stepped out of UAE only twice, and both the times he cheated death.

Sri Lanka blasts: Brothers, father of mastermind killed in gunbattle

28 Apr 2019

Sri Lanka blasts: Brothers, father of mastermind killed in gunbattle

Sri Lankan police succeeded in eliminating the kin of Zahran Hashim, the mastermind of Sunday Easter attacks, reports claimed on Sunday.

Sri Lanka: 15, including 6 kids, dead during ISIS' raids

27 Apr 2019

Sri Lanka: 15, including 6 kids, dead during ISIS' raids

A raid at an ISIS hideout near Kalmunai in Sri Lanka ended in deaths of 15 people, including six children, the country's police said on Saturday. Three suicide bombers blew themselves up and others were shot dead, police added.

#NewsBytesSurvey: Youth happy with Modi, 70% think he would win

15 Apr 2019

#NewsBytesSurvey: Youth happy with Modi, 70% think he would win

With general elections officially beginning last week, the eyes of the world are set on India.

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.

India, US seek 'meaningful action' from Pakistan on terror

30 Mar 2019

India, US seek 'meaningful action' from Pakistan on terror

India and the United States yesterday underlined the need for Pakistan to take meaningful, irreversible and verifiable action against terrorists and terror groups operating from its soil.

New Zealand terrorist nabbed on way to third attack: Police

21 Mar 2019

New Zealand terrorist nabbed on way to third attack: Police

A top New Zealand official said that Brenton Tarrant, the terrorist who attacked two mosques last week, was on the way to another attack when he was nabbed by police.