Mir Ehsan

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Kashmir: Protests in Valley after guard’s death in crossfire
Sun, Dec 04, 2016

Kumar was on night duty when the Army launched the operation and villagers alleged that he was killed deliberately.

All roads to killed ex-sarpanch’s house in Kashmir barred, Cong says political murder
Sun, Dec 04, 2016

Malik is the first mainstream leader to be killed by security forces

Police bust hideout used for Hizbul Mujahideen threat videos
Sat, Dec 03, 2016

Preliminary probe revealed that Hizbul militant Zakir alias Mosa recorded videos in one of the rooms of the house, police said.

J&K government puts curbs after Congress activist’s ‘encounter’
Sat, Dec 03, 2016

Congress state president Ghulam Ahmad Mir, who had claimed Sajjad Malik was killed in custody, criticised the police for preventing him from visiting the area.

One killed in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress says he was a party worker
Fri, Dec 02, 2016

Malik Sajjad was a former militant of Hizbul Mujahideen and joined mainstream politics in 2005.

Three attacks averted since Uri assault
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

The attack had prompted authorities to step up security around major installations following a review of arrangements.

Srinagar’s Delhi moment: When thick smog shut its airport for over 10 days
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Flight operations have been badly affected at Srinagar airport due to poor visibility caused by smog. Why did this happen? Was it expected? Can it happen again?

Jammu & Kashmir: Two policemen die in terror attack; militants, soldier killed in op
Sat, Nov 26, 2016

According to information, two or three militants attacked a group of Indian Reserve Police personnel deployed near the Deputy Commissioner’s Office and Police Lines and opened fire on the police personnel.

J&K: Three soldiers killed on LoC, one of them mutilated, Army promises ‘heavy retribution’
Wed, Nov 23, 2016

Killings appear to be Pak BAT handiwork, Army briefs Parrikar; soldier decapitated in same sector October 29

Demonetisation: No queues in Kashmir, experts point to shutdown
Sat, Nov 19, 2016

After the demonetisation announcement, a rush of customers was initially observed at some banks.

After months of missed classes, Valley students get promotions
Fri, Nov 18, 2016

Barring some private schools, which have conducted exams with the government’s help, educational institutes have mostly remained shut in the Valley in the aftermath of protests since July.

Forces held fire, so father in J&K could get his son to surrender
Wed, Nov 16, 2016

Prefer detention after surrender than the pain of losing another son in encounter, says 60-year-old in Sopore.

Demonetisation: People in Valley queue up despite shutdown
Sat, Nov 12, 2016

Despite assurances, the ATMs are not working. Just a few ATMs of J&K Bank at the busy Residency Road were functional and even these ran out of cash within a few hours following the heavy rush.

Army foils infiltration bid in Uri, one militant killed
Fri, Nov 11, 2016

Officials added that the operation was still on and troopers were looking for militants who had tried to sneak into Uri.

Holed-up militant surrenders in Sopore after talks with father, villagers
Sat, Nov 05, 2016

This comes weeks after Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti called upon the police to try and bring back missing youths instead of killing them in encounters.

Manohar Parrikar to soldiers in Uri: Stay alert to give befitting reply
Fri, Nov 04, 2016

Parrikar and Army chief General Dalbir Singh arrived in Srinagar in the afternoon and left for Uri, where they interacted with soldiers and reviewed the situation, especially on the LoC.

Mehbooba Mufti urges India, Pakistan to talk, take steps to deescalate tension
Wed, Nov 02, 2016

"We in state yearn for peace as we have been suffering immensely because of the hostility and violence in the region," J&K Chief Minister said.

Day after mutilation of soldier’s body: Four Pakistan posts across LoC destroyed, says Army
Sun, Oct 30, 2016

Heavy casualties inflicted in massive fire assault in Keran sector, says Army.

Kashmir Unrest: Hurriyat chairman Geelani has bandh calendar for every school except that of his grandchild
Fri, Oct 28, 2016

Over the last three weeks, a number of government school buildings were set on fire by unidentified people in Kashmir with the latest such incident occurring in Baramulla.

Kashmir Unrest: Yashwant Sinha-led team meets CM Mehbooba Mufti, traders
Thu, Oct 27, 2016

The delegation had held separate meetings with top separatist leaders, including Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

Another Valley school set ablaze, count goes up to 19 in 3 months
Wed, Oct 26, 2016

No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks so far. While police have registered cases in all the incidents, no arrests have been made.

Kashmir unrest: Militants attack PDP minister Abdul Rehman Veeri’s house in Anantnag
Tue, Oct 25, 2016

Veeri is the second PDP minister whose house has been attacked since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani in July.

Two JeM men held, cops say they were behind Baramulla attack
Sun, Oct 23, 2016

The arrested militants were identified as Safeer Ahmad Bhat of Janbazpora and Farhan Fayaz of Jamia in Baramulla.

J&K Unrest: First in a decade, door-to-door search in Baramulla for 12 hours
Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Police say attacks on Army behind hunt; over 700 houses searched in Old City area

Ready to tackle any ‘misadventure’ along the Line of Control: Army
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

Lt Gen Satish Dua said, “We do see presence (of militants) across the LoC."

Militants snatch five rifles from Kashmir police post
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

Militants have so far snatched 28 rifles from several parts of south Kashmir since unrest began in the Valley over the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.

Kashmir, 100 days of strike: Protests continue as life limps back on to the streets
Mon, Oct 17, 2016

In defense of the unending strike, separatist leaders claim that 'hartal’ is the only tool left to display their resistance to the government.

Kashmir’s economy is slowly finding its way around ‘protest calendar’ issued by separatists
Sun, Oct 16, 2016

Amidst the turmoil of clashes, curfew and shutdowns, the Valley’s economy is slowly finding its way around the ‘protest calendar’ issued by the separatists.

India, Pakistan should talk to end terror, says Farooq Abdullah
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

“India and Pakistan should hold dialogue. Terrorism will stop itself when there is a dialogue,’’ Farooq said after the 90-minute meeting.

Srinagar: Jawan killed, 8 injured in militant attack on SSB convoy
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

SSB convoy attacked in Srinagar: The jawans retaliated and the firing lasted 15 minutes. A senior police officer said a jawan succumbed to injuries at the hospital. “The condition of two other jawans is critical,” he said.

As BRICS summit begins in Goa, Chinese, Pakistani flags waved in Kashmir Valley
Sat, Oct 15, 2016

This is the first time that Chinese flags have been seen in the Valley protests since the killing of Hizbul militant Burhan Wani.

J&K Armed Police officer tricked into passing on information to Pakistan, suspended
Fri, Oct 14, 2016

The police officer was identified as Inspector Tanveer Ahmad, who was in charge of the Armed Police Control Room at Batamaloo in Srinagar.

Mehbooba Mufti has sold soul to stay in power, says Omar Abdullah
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Omar Abdullah called for balanced regional development in J&K after the cabinet approved IIM in Jammu.

Kashmir: Militants gun down member of People’s Conference in Kupwara district
Thu, Oct 13, 2016

Family members took Khoja to the Baramulla district hospital where he succumbed to injuries.

Jammu & Kashmir: Pampore encounter ends after 3 day gunbattle
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

The operation had started Monday morning when two militants took refuge in the seven-storey building of the Entrepreneurship Development Institute.

Gunbattle in Pampore still on, security forces use drones to track militants
Mon, Nov 07, 2016

Grenade hurled at cops, CRPF men in Shopian; eight civilians among 10 injured.