Mir Ehsan

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Pampore attack: Focus shifts to Lashkar’s new operational commander
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

Inspector General CRPF Nalin Prabat told The Indian Express that the two militants were part of a fidayeen squad.

Eight CRPF men killed in Pampore attack, Lashkar-e-Toiba claims credit
Sun, Jun 26, 2016

Claiming responsibility for the attack, the Lashkar-e-Toiba said it was carried out by a two-member fidayeen squad. The Lashkar spokesman also warned of similar attacks in future.

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti wins Anantnag bypoll by more than 10,000 votes
Sun, Jun 26, 2016

Eight candidates along with Mehbooba Mufti were in the fray and voting was held on Wednesday.

After Srinagar, J&K CM Mufti introduces all-women bus service in Jammu
Sat, Jun 25, 2016

After huge success of the experiment in Srinagar, the government has decided to provide similar facility to women commuters in other cities and towns of the state, said CM Mufti.

Six militants gunned down in north Kashmir
Fri, Jun 24, 2016

Officials said that as security forces were moving towards the militants hiding in forests, the latter fired at them. This led to an encounter that went on for several hours, they said.

Mehbooba Mufti tours Anantnag during bypoll, 34 per cent cast vote in south Kashmir
Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Voters in rural pockets throng booths while urban voters largely stay away.

J&K: 34 per cent turnout in Anantnag, urban voters stay away
Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Mehbooba and eight others in fray; stray incidents of stone-pelting reported.

Pak militant arrested in Kashmir
Wed, Jun 22, 2016

Soon after his arrest, the police and the Army conducted a joint raid at the hideout of the militants at Shekhnar forest in Sogam. However, after a brief encounter the militants managed to escape into the forest.

Jammu and Kashmir: Bypoll campaign ends, Anantnag test awaits CM Mehbooba Mufti
Tue, Jun 21, 2016

The campaigns were low-key affairs as the competing parties only held four public meetings.

Day after being detained at IGI airport, Kashmiri girls reach home
Sun, Jun 19, 2016

The girls were detained after security personnel spotted a bag with them with the words ‘There could be bomb inside’ inscribed on it.

Two Kashmiri girls questioned at Delhi’s IGI airport over message on bag: ‘There could be bomb inside’
Sat, Jun 18, 2016

The words, which caught the eye of a CISF personnel deployed at the airport around 11 am, were written with a marker, said a source.

J&K encounter: Two Hizbul militants killed in Sopore
Sat, Jun 18, 2016

The Army and J&K Police Friday killed two local Hizbul Mujahideen militants in North Kashmir’s Sopore area. Protests broke out in the area soon after the encounter began, during which two civilians, including a woman, suffered injuries. The Special Operation Group of J&K Police and Army’s 22 Rashtriya Rifles cordoned off Bomia village on the […]

J&K: Four militants, one jawan killed as Army foils infiltration bid near LoC
Fri, Jun 17, 2016

This is second infiltration bid foiled by the security forces along the LoC in Kashmir.

Jammu: Furore over youth’s killing, family claims ‘fake encounter’
Wed, Jun 15, 2016

The government, claimed that the Bemina youth had opened fire on CRPF and police personnel and was killed in retaliation, adding that firearms were also recovered from his possession.

Kashmir Government to not allow ‘Abhinavgupt Yatra’
Sat, Jun 11, 2016

State Education Minister and the PDP-BJP government's spokesperson Nayeem Akthar said the government has not received any formal request from the organisers.

JKLF calls for Anantnag bypoll bycott
Fri, Jun 10, 2016

The Anantnag seat fell vacant with the demise of MLA and former CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed in January.

J-K: Police, Army formulate joint strategy to ensure peaceful polls in Anantnag
Thu, Jun 09, 2016

A high-level meeting held in Anantnag discussed recent attacks on policemen in the town and the overall security scenario.

Sadhvi Prachi’s ‘make India muslim-free’ remark causes uproar in J&K assembly
Fri, Jun 10, 2016

Sadhvi Prachi on Tuesday claimed that the mission of a Congress-free India has already been "accomplished" and it is now time to rid the country of Muslims.

J&K: Second attack in 24 hours, 2 cops killed
Sun, Jun 05, 2016

The attack comes ahead of the June 22 polling for by-election to Anantnag Assembly seat where Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is one of the nine candidates in the fray.

J&K: 3 BSF jawans killed in ambush, Hizbul claims responsibility
Sat, Jun 04, 2016

Army and Special Operation Group of Police launched an operation in the area to track the suspected militants involved in the attack

J&K CM Mehbooba files nomination, invokes father
Thu, Jun 02, 2016

J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday filed her nomination papers from south Kashmir’s Anantnag seat, that goes to polls on June 19.

NC, Cong vow to put up tough fight against Mehbooba in bypoll
Wed, Jun 01, 2016

The constituency fell vacant after the demise of former chief minister and Mehbooba’s father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on January 7.

3 militants, Armyman killed in north Kashmir encounters
Sat, May 28, 2016

As the security forces closed in, the Hizbul Mujahideen militants opened fire and in the ensuing gunbattle, two militants were gunned down.

Opposition disrupts J&K assembly for second day
Sat, May 28, 2016

Omar reminded Mehbooba of the promise that the Centre will be sending huge funds to the state.

Army to probe death of youth killed in J&K shootout
Fri, May 27, 2016

Defence spokesperson Lt Col N N Joshi said an inquiry has been launched into the killing of the youth, Liaquat Ali, who was working with the Army as a porter.

J&K: Three militants killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Nowgam sector
Fri, May 27, 2016

Joshi said that the slain militants were infiltrators who had sneaked into the Valley through Nowgam sector. "Our troops are still engaged in encounter," he added.

J&K: Suspected militants attack NC leader in Pulwama district
Wed, May 25, 2016

Officials said that NC leader Mir had gone to Monghema village, three kilometers from Pulwama town, to attend a marriage.

Jaish commander among two killed in a gunbattle with police in Srinagar
Wed, May 25, 2016

Security forces launched an operation in Maharaja Bazaar following information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

J&K: After 3 yrs, 2 attacks in Srinagar, 3 cops killed
Tue, May 24, 2016

Officials said that unidentified gunmen fired at two policemen at Bagh-e-Ali Mardan around 200 meters away from the Zadibal police station.

Bandipore hosts football meet in militant’s memory
Mon, May 23, 2016

The inaugural match of the championship was held Tuesday at the Sher-e-Kashmir stadium with chief cleric of the town, Khursheed Ahmad, in attendance as the chief guest.

J&K: 5 militants killed in encounter in Kupwara
Sun, May 22, 2016

The identity of the slain militants is being ascertained, the official said, adding five weapons have been recovered from the encounter site.

Assembly bypoll in Kashmir’s Anantnag to be held on June 19: EC
Sun, May 22, 2016

The Commission said the notification for the bypoll, necessitated following the demise of the then state Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammed Syeed in January, will be issued on May 25.

No separate colonies for Pandits, Sainiks, says J&K government
Fri, May 20, 2016

On Wednesday, Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq had threatened to launch an agitation similar to the one that took place in 2008, when the Valley was rocked for a month.

Govt has identified land in Baramulla for Kashmiri Pandit colony, say J&K officials
Sat, May 14, 2016

The state government has been under pressure from the Centre for setting up separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits in central, north and south Kashmir.

UPSC success story: From militancy-hit Valley, India gets an inspiration
Wed, May 11, 2016

Athar Aamir ul Shafi Khan was placed second in the merit list after the results were declared.

Protests in Pulwama: South Kashmir erupts as 3 top militants killed
Sun, May 08, 2016

"The train service has been suspended for today due to the prevailing law and order situation in Pulwama where from the trains pass towards Banihal," a Railway official said.