Mir Ehsan


Two LeT militants killed in Srinagar gunfight
Mon, Jun 26, 2017

"We have neutralised both the militants. It is a huge building with 400 rooms on 15 acres of land. So with help from the Army, we carried out room to room searches," IG CRPF, Ravideep Sahi, said.

SIT to probe DSP lynching, five held
Sun, Jun 25, 2017

A Special Investigation Team has been formed to investigate the lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammad Ayub Pandit, who was killed outside the Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, and submit its report on a fast-track basis, officials said.

CRPF man killed, two injured in LeT attack near Srinagar
Sun, Jun 25, 2017

Militants opened fire on a CRPF vehicle at around 6 pm, injuring three troopers, who were shifted to the Army hospital near Srinagar, Kashmir. They took shelter in a neighbourhood near the Delhi Public School after the attack. One officer was killed and two others were injured.

17 cops killed in J&K this year
Sat, Jun 24, 2017

Most of the policeman deaths this year were reported from Anantnag and Kulgam districts.

Nowhatta mob lynching: Two days ago, daughter returned home from Bangladesh for Eid
Sat, Jun 24, 2017

A pall of gloom descended on Nowpora where Deputy SP Mohammad Ayub Pandit lived with his family. Neighbours remembered the humble police officer whose nikaah ceremony was solemnised many years ago by Maulvi Farooq, the then Mirwaiz of Kashmir who was later assassinated, and succeeded by son Maulvi Umar Farooq.

Mehbooba says it is murder of trust: J-K police officer lynched in Srinagar, body dumped in drain
Sat, Jun 24, 2017

As outrage mounted and the incident drew all-round condemnation, police began a hunt for the assailants. Director General of Police S P Vaid said two persons had been arrested and a third identified.

Three LeT men killed in Pulwama encounter, Army man injured
Fri, Jun 23, 2017

In the initial gunfight an Army Major also received injuries. At night, the forces used IEDs to blow up the house and the militants were killed. The operation concluded before dawn.

‘Serial stone-pelter’ killed in Valley clash
Fri, Jun 23, 2017

A resident of Tengpuna village in Pulwama, Wani had 10 FIRs registered against him at various police stations and had twice been booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA). He was first arrested during the 2010 unrest, while he was allegedly leading protests against security forces in Pulwama.

‘Serial stone-pelter’ killed in clash with police in Kashmir
Thu, Jun 22, 2017

A resident of Tengpuna village in Pulwama, Wani had 10 FIRs registered against him at various police stations and had twice been booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA)

J-K: Two Hizbul militants killed in Sopore
Thu, Jun 22, 2017

The militants were identified as Gulzar Ahmad Lone alias Ibrahim, Hizbul district commander from Gund Brath village, and Basit Ahmad Mir alias Tahir of Andergam Pattan village. “The militants were asked to surrender but they refused,’’ said a police officer.

In Kashmir Valley, a 51-year-old who sees trees in his dreams
Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Abdul Hamid Bhat has helped plant thousands of trees to fight large-scale deforestation

‘What will happen to me the first night in my grave?’ Facebook post haunts family of slain J&K cop
Sun, Jun 18, 2017

"Think about the day people will be carrying you to your grave and your families crying...think about the moment,’’ the officer wrote.

J&K: Bodies of 3 militants killed in Anantnag encounter found
Sun, Jun 18, 2017

The bodies of the three militants were handed over to their respective families on Saturday morning and a big funeral was held for Mattoo in which people from different parts of south Kashmir participated.

Six J&K policemen killed, disfigured in Anantnag; we did it, says Lashkar
Sat, Jun 17, 2017

The attack took place 17 km from the spot in Arwani where an encounter between militants and security forces was in progress and barely 5 km from the Army’s Khandru camp, one of the most fortified installations in south Kashmir.

One village, 2 burials: Cop shot by gunmen and welder killed by forces
Sat, Jun 17, 2017

At Ashtangoo, the news of the deaths kept villagers awake on Thursday. In Bandipore district, Ashtangoo is a settlement of around 15,000 people.

Two civilians killed as locals protest at J&K encounter site; 2 militants dead
Sat, Jun 17, 2017

At Arwani village of Anantnag district, a joint team of Special Operation Group of the J&K Police, Army and CRPF launched a search operation, acting on specific information about the presence of militants.

Day after attacks, Kashmir Valley on high alert
Thu, Jun 15, 2017

Inspector General, CRPF, Ravideep Sahi said that they already had inputs that there will be a a spurt of attacks on CRPF installations during the month of Ramzan.

12 security personnel injured in multiple militant attacks in south Kashmir
Wed, Jun 14, 2017

Officials said that 10 CRPF personnel were wounded in an attack in Tral. This was the second grenade attack on CRPF in the town since Monday

Consensus on GST eludes J&K govt ahead of Assembly session
Wed, Jun 14, 2017

"The government was exposed as it had done nothing to convince opposition parties how it would safeguard Article 370 while implementing GST," National Conference leader Nasir Aslam Wani said

J-K CM Mehbooba Mufti seeks consensus on GST
Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Mushtaq Ahmed Wani said, “GST is against Section 5 of the J&K Constitution which is guaranteed by Article 370. Our main reason of opposing GST is that is against financial autonomy of the state.’’

J&K: Five infiltrators killed, two soldiers injured in Uri, says Army
Sat, Jun 10, 2017

According to the Army, 22 infiltration attempts have been foiled and 34 armed intruders killed in different sectors near the Line of Control since January

Soldier, three militants killed as Army foils another infiltration bid in Kashmir’s Kupwara
Fri, Jun 09, 2017

Officials said that the three were killed in a firefight that was triggered after a group of militants fired at soldiers near the LoC fencing

Three killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir’s Machil
Thu, Jun 08, 2017

This is the third infiltration attempt that has been foiled by the Army in North Kashmir over the past fortnight.

Militant seen with grenade at Sabzar Bhat funeral surrenders
Thu, Jun 08, 2017

Danish Ahmad is the second militant to lay down his weapons in the past few days

Class 10 student killed during search operation in Kashmir
Wed, Jun 07, 2017

As the forces were cordoning the village, people took out a demonstration and tried to obstruct the Army, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir police’s operation against militants

Army convoy attacked in Valley, two soldiers killed
Sun, Jun 04, 2017

Of the six soldiers injured, two died at the Army Base Hospital in Srinagar. Following the attack, the Army and the Special Operations Group of J&K Police launched search operations in the area. The National Highway was closed to traffic for more than half an hour.

J&K police toast constable’s son for clearing UPSC
Fri, Jun 02, 2017

Suhail, 26, is currently pursuing a PhD at Jamia Millia Islamia.

UPSC Civil Services merit list has 14 from Jammu & Kashmir, highest
Thu, Jun 01, 2017

Among the other 13 from the state is Fakhurudin, 30, a dentist from Bemina locality in Srinagar.

Kashmir: Army sends back 2 PoK boys caught along LoC
Thu, Jun 01, 2017

The Army decided to send back the boys after questioning as they found the duo to be innocent.

Kashmir: Cross-LoC travel, trade come to a halt
Wed, May 31, 2017

On Monday, 14 passengers were scheduled to travel to PoK on bus but had to return from the Kaman Post.

Kashmiri separatists slam Army chief’s statement
Tue, May 30, 2017

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Yasin Malik said, “To kill every Kashmiri shows the criminal mindset of Indian rulers and their forces.’’

Day after 2 Pakistan border men gunned down, six killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir
Sun, May 28, 2017

Defence spokesman Rajesh Kalia told The Sunday Express that soldiers intercepted a group of armed intruders 500 to 600 metres inside the LoC on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.

J-K: Social media back in Valley
Sat, May 27, 2017

No official communication has been issued on the curbs being lifted but these sites could be accessed across the Valley on Friday evening.

Cruel, says brother of man on jeep; NC calls it slap on Kashmir face
Tue, May 23, 2017

Ghulam Qadir, elder brother of Farooq, questioned the award to the officer who is under probe: “Is this justice? It is a mockery in the name of an inquiry. This is cruel, not justice.’’

Who will compensate his lost years: Father
Tue, May 23, 2017

“It was a long journey for justice. Case after case was slapped against my brother. All the cases were fabricated,’’ Javeed Ahmad, Wani’s younger brother, told The Indian Express.

Three soldiers, four militants killed in LoC firefight
Mon, May 22, 2017

Defence sources said the army spotted a group of infiltrators near the LoC. However, after an initial firefight, the militants managed to escape leaving some weapons behind.