MIR EHSAN

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A ‘good job in Turkey’, a ‘death’ a family won’t believe
Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Adil Fayaz of Srinagar, last known to be in Australia, is ‘in touch with family’; Sadiq of Azamgarh, missing since Batla House encounter, is believed dead in Syria.

One injured in Srinagar ‘police firing’
Sun, Aug 30, 2015

The residents, who blocked the main roads in dozens of localities in and around Jamia Masjid, in the wee hours accused police of high-handedness during the raids.

Srinagar: Youth injured as police open fire on protesters
Sat, Aug 29, 2015

Protesters also clashed with the police in which one youth was injured. Locals allege that youth received a bullet injury that was fired by the police.

Verses from Quran helped capture Pak militant: Police
Sat, Aug 29, 2015

Sajjad and the four other terrorists had crossed over to India from Lachipora in Uri on the night of August 17 after cutting the barbed wire fencing on the LoC.

Islamic State flags waved in Srinagar after Friday prayers
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

This is the first time when posters of Burhan Wani were displayed in the old city.

Another Pakistani militant captured alive, four others killed in North Kashmir encounter
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

The operation is still going in the area and the Army is now conducting searches in the villages of Rafiabad.

Chattergam killings: Army ready with inquiry report, J&K govt yet to submit it
Wed, Aug 26, 2015

The army had termed the killing as a “mistake” and also announced exgratia of ten lakh rupees to the families of the slain youth.

Army JCO killed in Pak firing in J&K’s Kupwara
Wed, Aug 26, 2015

A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) of Army was killed today in cross-LoC firing by Pakistani troops in Kupwara district of Kashmir.

We have to be conscious that (ISIS) is luring youth: Lt Gen Subrata Saha
Tue, Aug 25, 2015

Lt Gen Subrata Saha, outgoing GOC of 15 Corps, discusses militancy in Kashmir with Mir Ehsan.

Rahul Gandhi to visit LoC areas hit by Pakistan
Tue, Aug 25, 2015

State Congress president Ghulam Ahmad Mir, Rahul Gandhi will travel to Srinagar on August 28.

Kashmiri separatists freed after Mehbooba called father, Omar calls the situation ‘bizarre’
Fri, Aug 21, 2015

Hurriyat (M) spokesman, Sahid –ul – Islam said that police has lifted the cordon around the house of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

Detention of separatists shows how fragile peace process is between India, Pakistan
Thu, Aug 20, 2015

The timing of the house arrest could have put a question mark on the role of Mufti who is also the Home Minister of the state.

J-K govt to respond on petition challenging Article 35 (A)
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

The J&K government has decided to file its response to the petition challenging the Constitutional incorporation of Article 35 (A) after thorough deliberation by the political leadership and its legal experts.

Maintain special status for J&K: CM Mufti
Sun, Aug 16, 2015

Mufti also said that the special status given to Kashmir under the Indian Constitution should not be changed.

J-K: Govt imposes restrictions in parts of Srinagar on eve of Pakistan I-Day
Sat, Aug 15, 2015

Heavy security deployments have been made in the old city and people are not allowed to move out from their houses.

Protests break out, villager killed in alleged BSF firing
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

Officials said that soon after villagers came to know that two local Lashkar militants were killed in the encounter at the neighbouring Ratnipora village, protests broke out at Malangpora.

Two LeT militants killed in Pulwama district of Kashmir
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants is awaited as the search operation is still going on, the police said.

J&K: Jawan killed in militant attack on patrol party
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

"One jawan made the supreme sacrifice while two others were injured in the operation against militants in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district," said Army official.

Udhampur attack: 6 detained for ‘aiding’ militants
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

Sources added that he revealed details about his stay in different parts of the Valley.

J-K: Suspected LeT militant killed in fresh gunfire in Pulwama
Fri, Aug 07, 2015

A 'district commander' of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was shot dead in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday, police said.

Threat of militants in fatigues led to ‘friendly fire’ incident
Thu, Aug 06, 2015

The soldiers had mistaken their own men to be militants.

Zero infiltration into Valley this year, says top Army commander
Thu, Aug 06, 2015

According to Lt Gen Saha, over 200 militants were currently active in the Valley and most of them were affiliated to the Hizbul Mujahideen or the Lashkar- e-Toiba.

UK physiotherapist held in J&K, cops say part of Hizb sleeper cell
Tue, Aug 04, 2015

A police spokesperson said Baba was operating as the self-styled commander of a sleeper cell.

Full profile of Abdul Qayoom Najar, Kashmir’s most wanted militant commander
Mon, Aug 03, 2015

The man behind the new outfit, Lashkar e- Islam, is 41-year-old Abdul Qayoom Najar who was expelled by Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin.

Anantnag: Six injured in second grenade attack in a week
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Last week, one civilian lost his life when a grenade exploded on the road near Achabal in the town.

PDP govt pushing youth towards militancy, says Omar Abdullah
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

“There are reports that young and educated youth are joining militancy and this is a dangerous trend. And the responsibility on the large is on the present government, they should not hide things,’’ Omar said.

Grenades hurled at Vodafone, Aircel offices in Srinagar; no injuries reported
Sat, Jul 25, 2015

Police officials said that two grenades were hurled at Aircel and Vodafone offices in Karanagar.

J&K’s law officers are relatives of politicians, babus and judges
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

The government has also announced more than 300 per cent increase in the remuneration of these officers besides increasing their other perks; one is related to Geelani, too.

Hurriyat chief Syed Ali Shah Geelani issued passport by government
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

The issuance of a passport to Geelani had triggered a controversy, with BJP leaders saying that Geelani should apologise for his “anti-India activities”.

Ajit Doval in Kashmir, meets Mufti Mohammad Sayeed
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Security agencies raised an alarm after some of the new recruits shared their pictures and videos on social networking sites.

Congress suspends three senior members in J&K
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

The Central Disciplinary Committee of the Congress suspended Abdul Gani Vakil, Gulchain Singh Charal and Prem Sagar Aziz from party membership.

Four students chose PoK for ‘picnic’, caught on way to LOC
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

The police handed over the students to their parents after proper counselling.

IS, Pakistan flags hoisted in Srinagar again
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

Geelani also asked people to organise protests after Eid prayers against the state government’s policies.

Cannot challenge J&K special status: High Court
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

In a landmark judgement, Jammu and Kashmir HC safeguarded the special status enjoyed by the Jammu and Kashmir state under Article 370.

Jammu and Kashmir government seek liberal funding for power projects
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Officials in the Power Development Corporation said that J&K has a potential to harness 20000 megawatts of electricity from its water resources

Kashmir: Retired DSP killed in terror attack
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

The attack on a village sarpanch and the killing of a retired DSP in south Kashmir has set alarm bells ringing in the security establishment, especially as the incidents come amid reports of more than 30 local youths from the region joining militant ranks in the last few months. On Wednesday, two bike-borne youths shot […]