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Kashmir militancy


3 militants killed in Kashmir encounters

June 17, 2022 2:36 am

Police said a joint team of J-K Police, Army and paramilitary forces could re-establish contact with militants at Mishipora village of Kulgam, two days after they escaped a cordon. In the ensuing gunfight, both the militants were killed, which police confirmed through a tweet.

Amit Shah calls meet on June 3 to review J&K security situation

June 02, 2022 2:55 am

This year, Kashmir Valley has witnessed at least 16 targeted killings, including of police officials, teachers and sarpanches.

Kashmiri Pandit employees say 'preparing for mass migration' over targeted killings

June 06, 2022 7:50 am

Hours after a teacher was shot dead by terrorists in Kulgam district in Kashmir, an organisation of Kashmiri Pandit employees had threatened to leave the Valley if the government did not relocate them to safer places in 24 hours

Hizbul Mujahideen chief Saifullah killed in Srinagar encounter, IGP calls it 'huge success'

November 01, 2020 8:23 pm

Saifullah, who took charge of the outfit after the killing of Riyaz Naikoo in May this year, was one of the most wanted militants in the Kashmir Valley, an official said.

Days after Geelani letter, Ashraf Sehrai held, booked under PSA

July 13, 2020 1:42 am

This comes days after the TeH formed a team to probe the authenticity of the letter purportedly written by Geelani in which the latter announced his dissociation from the Hurriyat Conference.

Mobile phones back in Kashmir valley, SMS stopped after terror attack

October 15, 2019 4:31 am

Shopian deputy commission Yasin Choudhary told The Indian Express that the militants fired shots in the air to disperse locals and labourers loading the truck and took the vehicle a short distance away before killing the driver and setting the truck on fire.

J&K: 61 security personnel among 72 people killed between January-April, reveals RTI

May 28, 2019 9:03 pm

The number of security personnel and civilians killed during the corresponding period last year was 91 and 39 respectively. A total of 177 militants were also killed by police and security forces between January to April this year.

Kashmir: ‘We can see loved ones alive or dead only on phone’

March 17, 2019 7:24 am

Sisters hoping to see their ailing mother, a woman who died waiting for her daughter, a girl who lost out on a medical seat — is this what we came back for, ask former militants.

J&K places 650 school teachers in ‘adverse’ list, many for kin’s past

March 16, 2019 7:51 am

Most teachers put on the list by the J&K Police have had a relative involved in militancy in the 1990s or were named in cases of rioting and public disorder.

What terror feeds on

February 18, 2019 10:05 am

Mobs targeting J&K students target India and its young. That will be the terrible success of terror.


RIP Shujaat Bukhari: Thousands attend funeral as Kashmir journalist laid to rest

June 15, 2018 10:33 pm

Shujaat Bukhari was laid to rest in his ancestral village as thousands of mourners attended his funeral amidst heavy rain. Bukhari was known for appreciating peace dialogues and believed in a political solution to Kashmir conflict. He is survived by his wife and two children.