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Shooting down Mi-17 in Budgam was a 'big mistake' on our part: IAF Chief

In his first press conference after being appointed the Indian Air Force Chief, Bhadauria said Air Force has achieved many important milestones in the last year including Balakot airstrikes. 

IAF missile brought down Mi-17 aircraft in Budgam, says probe

A six-month-long Court of Inquiry into the incident found that the Mi-17 V-5 helicopter was hit by a ground-based missile of the Indian Air Force when the chopper was on its way back to Srinagar air base.

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No interest in knowing who is at fault: Father of IAF officer killed in Budgam crash

The former banker said that he was informed by IAF officials within two days of the incident that the crash could have been a result of friendly fire.

Budgam crash: IAF Srinagar base commander transferred

Sources said that the Air Officer Commanding was posted out “a couple of weeks ago” but refused to confirm if it was directly linked to the incident.

At least 7 feared dead after IAF Mi-17 chopper crashes in J&K's Budgam

Budgam Mi-17 chopper crash: The crash took place in Garend Kalan village of Budgam at around 10.40 am. At least seven persons were killed in the incident, sources told The Indian Express.

LeT militant killed, woman injured in Budgam encounter

As news about the militant's killing spread, police, Army and paramilitary forces sealed all roads leading to his native village Wagoora in Baramulla. This triggered stone-pelting at nearby places, including Nowpora and Shrakwara.

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Tailor killed in Army firing in Budgam, one injured

Locals alleged that Tanveer was killed in “cold blood” by the jawans of 53 Rashtriya Rifles who mistook the bang of a juice pouch to be a blast and started firing in the direction of civilians. Eyewitness said there was no stone pelting at the time the soldiers opened fire.

Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi awarded for counter insurgency ops: Here is how things unfolded after ‘human shield’ incident

Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi came under limelight for an incident in Budgam where he is alleged to have ordered to tie a Kashmiri man on the hood of a jeep as a shield against stone-pelters.

For Budgam 2017, lessons from 1984

After Operation Bluestar, Indira Gandhi insisted on keeping her Sikh guards. Today, Kashmir demands similar maturity and empathy

J&K: Two militants gunned down by security forces in Budgam

There was, however, no immediate report of any casualty on the either side

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Budgam Encounter: Three Militants Killed, Arms And Ammunition Recovered

An encounter between militants and security forces took place in Redwora area of Budgam district in Jammu and Kashmir, news agency PTI quoted the police as saying.  A cordon-and-search operation, launched by the security forces Tuesday evening after receiving information about the presence of militants in the Redwora area, turned into an encounter as the […]

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