Mir Ehsan


Day after former PDP sarpanch was killed, his house set on fire in Shopian
Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Terming it as inhumane, Director General of Police S P Vaid said, "The family had not even condoled the death of their loved one properly before such a senseless act instigated by terrorists was perpetrated on them in less than 24 hours."

Militant in Burhan Wani photo killed, cop dead in another attack
Sun, Oct 15, 2017

In the list of the Valley’s 12 most wanted militants, Shah was one of 11 militants in a group photograph uploaded on social media by militant commander Burhan Wani a year before he was killed in July 2016.

Jammu & Kashmir High Court appoints two retired judges as administrators of JKCA
Sat, Oct 14, 2017

High Court said it has become imperative to appoint administrators for the association since it has no duly elected committee.

J&K police identify 5 Hizbul militants for two Kashmir bank robberies
Sat, Oct 14, 2017

Approximately Rs 7 lakh was stolen from two branches of J&K Bank when unidentified gunmen barged into Ratnipora branch in Shopian and Marhama branch in Anantnag district.

Braid-chopping incidents a bid to create mass hysteria: J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti
Fri, Oct 13, 2017

All educational institutions across Kashmir were closed on Thursday as the separatist leadership had called upon students to organise protests in the Valley.

J-K: Two air force commandos, two Lashkar militants killed in Hajin encounter
Thu, Oct 12, 2017

The army and police launched Cordon and Search Operation around Paribal village after they received information about presence of militants in the area.

Kashmir: Separatist leader Asiya Andrabi in Beti Bachao event banner
Thu, Oct 12, 2017

The event, meant to promote the central scheme, had photographs of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Mother Teresa and Lata Mangeshker, among others, on the banner as well as Andrabi.

J-K: Top JeM commander Khalid Ahmad killed in Ladoor encounter
Tue, Oct 10, 2017

Khalid Ahmad, who is a Pakistani national, had been operational in the area for last two to three years and was also instrumental in arranging recruits for the terror outfit, police said. 

J-K: Gunmen shot, injure SPO and his seven-year-old son
Fri, Oct 06, 2017

Both father and son were shifted to hospital for treatment. A senior police officer blamed militants for the attack on the family members of SPO and said condition of seven year old boy is critical and doctors are trying to save him.

Iron lady of Kashmir who boosted women’s education dies at 77
Fri, Oct 06, 2017

During her years in government service, Masoodi always paid attention towards women’s empowerment and setting up of libraries was her top priority as she had an opinion that books empower people, especially the younger generation.

J&K: Cops look for JeM team planning to strike security installation
Fri, Oct 06, 2017

J&K: Probe revealed that three JeM modules sneaked into the Valley in July. Police have intensified search for the last group, which could be moving between south and central Kashmir.

Three militants, BSF officer killed in gunbattle near Srinagar airport 
Wed, Oct 04, 2017

On Tuesday, officials said, bodies of the three attackers were recovered from the inner and outer perimeter of the 182 Battalion camp, which is situated on a plateau adjacent to the airport.

Four militants killed in two infiltration bids
Tue, Oct 03, 2017

The Army and the police claimed that four militants were foreigners and had plans to strike one of the strategic camps at Kalgai.

Sitharaman in Valley, takes stock of security situation
Sat, Sep 30, 2017

This is Sitharaman’s first visit to the state after taking over as the Defence Minister.

Kashmir terror funding case: NIA summons J&K MLA Abdul Rashid for questioning
Fri, Sep 29, 2017

NIA has secured confessional statements from two of the accused. A confessional statement is recorded before a judicial magistrate.

J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Keran Sector, Indian Army retaliates
Wed, Sep 27, 2017

The situation on the LoC in North Kashmir's Kupwara district has been volatile for past few months with continuous violation of the ceasefire agreement and shelling from the other side of the border by the Pakistani forces.

Top Hizbul commander Abdul Qayoom Najar killed in Uri encounter
Wed, Sep 27, 2017

Active for 18 years, cops had no picture of elusive militant

Yasin Khan: Business leader for whom Valley shut down
Wed, Sep 27, 2017

In the last seven years, Yasin Khan has not only gained prominence but also become a familiar name with separatists, leaders of mainstream parties and even those in New Delhi as a business leader.

Who was Abdul Qayoom Najar?
Tue, Sep 26, 2017

A resident of Sopore town, he joined militancy barely at an age of 16. He was arrested in 1992 and later released. After his release, Najar recycled into the militancy in 1995.

Kashmir encounter: Four militants killed had plans to storm Army camp, says officer
Tue, Sep 26, 2017

The militants were hiding in a house and had taken its residents hostage, an officer said.

J-K govt designates Pulwama jail as ‘correctional home’ for young stone pelters
Sat, Sep 23, 2017

Director General of Police (Prisons) S K Mishra told The Indian Express that Pulwama jail has been designated as the ‘Correctional Home’ for youth who are lodged in various jails in the state."

Centre, Jammu and Kashmir govt ready to talk to everybody: Ram Madhav
Fri, Sep 22, 2017

Madhav arrived in Srinagar on Thursday on a daylong visit and held meetings with BJP ministers, legislators and prominent party workers. He said coalition between the two parties is working very well and its focus for the next three years is on the state's development.

Jammu and Kashmir: Grenade attack kills two, close call for minister
Fri, Sep 22, 2017

Nayeem Akthar said a superintending engineer was also injured in the attack. Ten of the injured were later shifted to the Shri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) Hospital in Srinagar.

J&K: Two killed, PWD minister escapes unhurt in Tral grenade attack
Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Tral attack highlights: The locals said the grenade was hurled at a police party stationed near the bus stand. The injured were rushed to the hospital. Senior police officers rushed towards the spot.

Mehbooba Mufti taking governance to militancy-affected areas: PDP
Thu, Sep 21, 2017

According to PDP leaders, Mehbooba interacted with delegations from Pulwama district on Sunday. Some people came from neighbouring districts of Shopian and Kulgam as well.

From Wani successor to Al Badr lone wolf, J&K’s Operation All Out
Wed, Sep 20, 2017

Who’s who of top militant commanders killed in the Valley since the death of Burhan Wani.

South Kashmir militant may be named Abu Ismail successor in Lashkar
Wed, Sep 20, 2017

“There is every possibility that Zeenat-ul-Islam is named successor of Abu Ismail. He is based in south Kashmir and is currently one of the Lashkar’s top commanders in the region,’’ a senior police officer said

Manmohan-led Congress team plans to visit Kargil, Leh
Tue, Sep 19, 2017

J&K Pradesh Congress president Ghulam Ahmad Mir termed the visit successful. “It has achieved results as our leaders interacted with at least 1,000 people from different parts of the Valley,’’ he said

Manmohan-led Congress panel meets delegations
Sun, Sep 17, 2017

The Policy Planning Group will meet around 50 delegations and is set to meet opposition legislators on Sunday

Manmohan Singh -led Congress group in Valley today
Sat, Sep 16, 2017

Tariq Hammed Karra, the former Lok Sabha MP from Srinagar constituency who joined the Congress after parting ways with the PDP, told The Indian Express that there had been several meetings with party members in New Delhi before the policy group began its visit.

Profile of Abu Ismail, the Lashkar operational commander killed in Nowgam encounter
Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Abu Ismail was mostly active in Kulgam and Anantnag districts of south Kashmir and came on the radar of the security forces after a bus carrying Hindu pilgrims returning from the Amarnath Yatra was attacked in Anantnag town near Khanbal in July.

Abu Ismail, Lashkar commander involved in Amarnath Yatra attack, killed in Nowgam encounter
Fri, Sep 15, 2017

The Army and Police had cordoned the area after receiving inputs that top Lashkar commander, Abu Ismail was hiding in the area.

Security Forces appeal to militants in Kashmir: Surrender, join mainstream
Tue, Sep 12, 2017

More than 30 militants, most of them locals, were killed in various operations across the Valley in the last one month.  

Militants kill cop near Rajnath Singh meet venue
Sun, Sep 10, 2017

A senior police officer said that after the incident, security in the town has been beefed up further.

‘Rajnath Singh visit to overshadow Congress effort’
Sun, Sep 10, 2017

J&K Pradesh Congress Committee president Ghulam Ahmad Mir said that Singh’s visit will coincide with that of the Congress group led by former PM Manmohan Singh.

Ahead of meeting with all stakeholders, HM Rajnath Singh meets J-K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti
Sat, Sep 09, 2017

High security arrangements are in place in Srinagar, especially in the area where Rajnath Singh is staying and meeting delegates.