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

What is MiG21 Bison, the fighter jet Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was flying?

The back-bone of the Indian Air Force, a MiG-21 Bison was shot down by the Pakistan Army on February 27. IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was flying this aircraft.

Pulwama attack: J&K Governor blamed intel failure, MHA says no

In a written reply in to a question on “whether the reason for Pulwama attack was intelligence failure”, Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy denied in Rajya Sabha that there was any intelligence failure.


Centre counters J&K governor on Pulwama attack, denies intel failure

The minister's assertion counters Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik's remarks following the incident on February 14, where he said the attack was partly the result of an intelligence failure.

Pakistan shutting its airspace is their problem, India never stopped flight operations: Air Force chief

"They (Pakistan) have closed their airspace that is their problem. Our economy is vibrant and air traffic is a very important part. You have noticed that the Air Force has never stopped our civil air traffic," Dhanoa said.

Lt General Hameed’s task is cut out: ensure things do not get out of control in Pakistan

With Pakistan’s economy in dire straits and rising political tensions, the ‘internal security’ expertise of the new ISI chief could come into play.

Pulwama attack HIGHLIGHTS: Rajnath Singh hits out at 'elements' in Valley funded by ISI, Pakistan

Kashmir Pulwama Terror Attack LIVE News Updates: Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale today summoned Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood and asked him to initiate immediate action against Jaish-e-Mohammad.


Alert in J&K after Pakistan’s input to India and US on threat of ‘IED-vehicle’ attack

The entire security grid in J&K is on its toes after the alert, which came just days ago, regarding a possible attack by militants using an improvised explosive device mounted on a vehicle.

PM Modi, Imran Khan exchange pleasantries at SCO Summit in Bishkek

The latest development could be seen as a possible thaw in the India-Pakistan hostilities as tensions escalated between the two countries since the Pulwama terror attack. 

Anantanag attack: Govt must take suitable action to prevent incidents in future, says Congress

Two motorcycle-borne terrorists believed to be from the Jaish-e-Mohammed group, fired at a CRPF patrol party on the Khanabal-Pahalgham road in Anantnag district, killing five personnel from the paramilitary force and injuring three others on Wednesday.

After PM Modi's air snub, Pakistan ready to open airspace 'specifically' for him

"The Government of India had explored two options for the route to be taken by the VVIP Aircraft to Bishkek. A decision has now been taken that the VVIP Aircraft will fly via Oman, Iran and Central Asian countries on the way to Bishkek," MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.

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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.