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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Pulwama Attack

At least 40 CRPF jawans were killed in a terror attack on Thursday, February 14 at Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir. The CRPF men were travelling in a bus, part of a convoy of over a thousand security personnel when an explosive-laden SUV rammed into the bus and exploded. The JeM has claimed responsibility for the attack. The Pulwama attack took place on the Jammu-Srinagar highway. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the attack and said the lives of those killed won't go in vain. A Cabinet Committee on Security met at the Prime Minister's residence on February 15.


Congress, BJP trade barbs over Davinder, Pulwama

January 15, 2020 3:27 am

Davinder Singh was arrested on Saturday after he was caught with two militants. He claimed he was given money for this.

Had Davinder Singh been a 'Khan', reaction of RSS trolls would have been different: Adhir Chowdhury

January 14, 2020 3:14 pm

Chowdhury also said that now, the question will arise who were the real culprits behind the Pulwama attack last year. Davinnder Singh was also the DySP in Pulwama.

2019 began with seeming unassailability of a majoritarian political order, ends with a reminder of limits of hubris

December 30, 2019 10:49 am

But is this just a short break in the onward march of Savarkarite Hindutva, or a decisive reclamation of common citizenship by the common Indian?

Speak up on Pulwama probe: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel to Centre

October 14, 2019 5:00 pm

He criticised the manner in which Article 370 was abrogated. "Nobody was told. They just bulldosed it. This had paved the way for similar actions in any other state that they would like to be reduced to a Union Territory," Baghel said.

Giving bail to J&K students, judge says: purely pvt chat

September 26, 2019 3:05 am

Saying that the alleged “anti-national” comments were made in the course of a private conversation on social media, Additional District and Sessions Judge Sayed Baleegur Rahaman granted bail on September 20.

Explained: History, geography of terror camp Balakot, recently reactivated by Pakistan

September 24, 2019 9:57 am

Balakot has great symbolic significance for the Jaish. The camp, in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, had been struck by the IAF in February this year.

One year on, here's how Imran Khan and his promise of 'Naya Pakistan' fared

August 23, 2019 5:57 pm

Imran Khan's biggest headache in the maiden year of his government has been on the economic front. Prices have skyrocketed amid rising inflation while the government has been unable to attract any foreign investment and also failed in creating business opportunities within the country.

JeM militant involved in Pulwama attack killed in Anantnag encounter

July 31, 2019 4:25 am

As the joint team were zeroing in on the target house, militants hiding in the village opened fire, triggering a gun battle. In the encounter that lasted several hours, the two JeM militants were killed.

Jaish IED expert, aide behind Pulwama blast killed in J&K

July 28, 2019 3:50 am

While police and security forces had halted anti-militancy operations in south Kashmir in wake of the Amarnath yatra, Saturday’s operation was the first in the region in the past three weeks.

'We have ample proof': Army chief Bipin Rawat on Imran Khan's Pulwama claim

July 25, 2019 3:00 pm

Imran Khan, who was on three-day visit to the US, said the Pulwama attack was an "indigenous thing". “It was a Kashmiri boy radicalised by the brutality of the security forces. He blew himself up," he said.


Pulwama attack: PM Modi, Opposition leaders pay homage to 40 CRPF soldiers

February 19, 2019 9:47 am

The bodies of the martyred soldiers were flown to Delhi before being sent home Friday. Prime Minister, cabinet ministers and leaders of the opposition paid homage to the martyred soldiers of Pulwama in New Delhi.

Terror attack in J&K's Pulwama kills 40 CRPF personnel, JeM behind strike

February 19, 2019 9:47 am

Before Thursday’s attack, the most casualty suffered by CRPF in an attack was on June 25, 2016, when a vehicle was attacked by three LeT militants, leaving eight personnel dead and 22 injured