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.

Pulwama Attack News

Democracy vs militarisation

Restrictions on using national highway further alienate Kashmiris, feed into a narrative of exclusion.

Restrictions on civilian traffic on Srinagar-Jammu partially relaxed

The J-K governor administration had earlier this month issued an order banning the movement of civilian traffic on a 270-km stretch (Udhampur-Baramulla) of the Jammu-Srinagar-Uri national highway on Wednesday and Sunday of every week


J&K highway curb: No ban on civilian traffic for today

The state government had earlier this month issued an order, banning the movement of civilian traffic on a 270-km stretch (Udhampur-Baramulla) of the Jammu-Srinagar-Uri national highway for two days every week (Sunday’s and Wednesday’s).

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PM Modi’s Balakot remark prima facie violation: Poll officer

According to sources in the state CEO office, the DEO’s report PM’s Balakot remark prima facie violation, says poll office along with his comments have been forwarded to the EC and the final call on the matter rests with the Commission.

A day in the life of officer issuing passes on J&K national highway: ‘I gave 150 passes today... I hope I don’t have to return here’

Among 18 duty magistrates posted at intersections to clear travel of civilians during the highway ban days, Mohd Shafi deals with angry tourists, students, patients and two ex-CMs. A welcome relief: some biryani.


Pulwama aftermath: Mumbai shop told to pay Rs 2 lakh for newspapers, journals from Pakistan

Until February this year, there was no import duty on newspapers and magazines from Pakistan. However, following the Pulwama attack, India on February 16 hiked import duty on Pakistani goods to 200 per cent.

Military veterans write to President: Stop using military for political purposes

Two former service chiefs later denied giving consent to the letter.

In latest, PM Modi tells new voters: Dedicate votes to Pulwama, Balakot braves

PM Modi said New India will not hesitate to give a befitting reply to Pakistan: “Yeh ghusega bhi aur marega bhi (It will enter and strike).”

Pakistan takes team of diplomats to site of Balakot air strike

According to sources, among the diplomats were five women defence attachés, and Pakistan authorities took them to a madrasa which had nearly 130 children.

Pulwama Attack Photos

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

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

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

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.