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Kashmir militancy


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.

Opposition stands with govt but asks it to ensure Kashmiris are not harassed

February 17, 2019 8:21 am

Sources said barring Union Minister Ramdas Athawale and Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut who called for aggressive action by the government, the others refrained from making provocative suggestions.

Urban local body polls: Elected, they can’t return home, seek refuge in Srinagar hotels

December 19, 2018 6:37 am

On the banks of Dal lake, the government has hired a hotel, two wings of which are home to about 30 councillors of the newly-elected Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC).

Pakistan terror groups use women to 'honey trap' youths: officials

December 02, 2018 4:40 pm

During interrogation, accused Syed Shazia told the investigators about the presence of some more women in militants ranks who had been tasked with luring youths into militancy, officials from central security agencies said.


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.