Muzamil Jaleel


New police-militant faultline in Kashmir Valley: family versus family
Sat, Sep 01, 2018

The abductions have stunned J&K Police and left the top brass embarrassed, especially after a purported video clip went viral — of a relative of one of those abducted pleading for mercy.

BJP-PDP alliance break-up: Muscular policy won’t work, J&K not enemy territory, says Mehbooba Mufti
Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Mehbooba Mufti said: “We are in good spirits. We have no regrets”. She said her party did not want to attempt another government formation. “I have sent my resignation to the Governor Sahib (N N Vohra), saying we don’t want to explore any other alliance,’’ she said.

Jammu-Kashmir breakup: Facing ‘biggest challenge’, PDP ready for a fresh start
Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Jammu-Kashmir: PDP sources said that once J&K is under New Delhi’s direct rule, they would go on an all-out offensive. The collapse of the alliance has now left the PDP uncertain about its own future.

Since 2010, 467 local youth from 354 villages across Jammu-Kashmir have become militants
Tue, Jun 12, 2018

A report by security agencies has spotlighted the geographical spread of the militancy that was quelled in 2010, but which surged after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on July 8, 2016.

New militant recruits not driven by ideology, most attended govt schools: J&K police
Sat, Jun 09, 2018

Titled “Radicalisation and Terrorism in J&K — A Study”, the CID says that the aim of the study was “to gauge the existence and extent of radicalisation in the youth of Kashmir”.

J-K interlocutor underlines: For talks, need to cool tempers first
Tue, Jun 05, 2018

“Unless we are able to address sentiments and bring down violence, it will be difficult to think about any political dialogue, any political solution." Sharma said.

My priority is to lay foundation stone from where we can start further dialogue: Dineshwar Sharma
Tue, Jun 05, 2018

In a recent interview with The Indian Express, Dineshwar Sharma remained silent on "contentious aspects" of his assignment and instead talked about his understanding of the current situation and his challenges as the Centre's representative, both in Srinagar and New Delhi.

Local recruits & Burhan Wani’s killing: Security officials map militancy’s new patterns in the Valley
Sat, Jun 09, 2018

Typically, a fresh recruit today announces his entry into militant ranks by posing with a gun and posting that picture on social media.

Jammu and Kashmir: Encounters fuel militant hiring, says official report
Sat, Jun 09, 2018

Jammu and Kashmir: “A single encounter in an area today draws severe law and order situations ending up many a time in the attack on the encounter site. (and) the deaths of protesters,” states the report.

BJP leaders’ firm that bought Nagrota land owes Rs 29.31 crore to J&K Bank, account NPA
Mon, May 14, 2018

Nirmal Singh received a strong letter from the Corps Commander of the Army’s 16 Corps, Lt General Saranjeet Singh, telling him to halt construction on the plot since it was illegal and a security risk to the ammunition depot and to the personnel who lived there.

J&K BJP leaders’ land row: Omar Abdullah seeks probe into Army’s concerns
Sun, May 13, 2018

Referring to the Army’s concerns over the construction, Omar said: “The truth is that had these (Nirmal Singh and Kavinder Gupta) been Kashmir-based politicians, and the Army had said this about us in the Valley, BJP people would have been screaming from the skies.”

J&K BJP leaders bought land next to Nagrota ammunition depot, Army tells ex-Deputy CM your house illegal, security risk
Sat, May 12, 2018

An Army officer at Nagrota told The Indian Express that Lt General Saranjeet Singh was constrained to write directly to Nirmal Singh because “the local administration was not responding to the Army’s repeated requests to stop construction work.”

Need to tell youth Azadi will never happen, you can’t fight us: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat
Thu, May 10, 2018

General Rawat said he is perturbed by the killings. “We don’t enjoy it. But if you want to fight us, then we will fight you with all our force. Kashmiris have to understand that the SFs (security forces) haven’t been so brutal — look at Syria and Pakistan."

Kathua rape-murder case: Don’t need CBI probe, if not police, who to trust, says Mehbooba Mufti
Mon, May 07, 2018

Mehbooba Mufti said that “to question the officers of the Crime Branch team based on their religion or which region they belong to is shameful and dangerous”.

Kathua gangrape-murder case: J&K HC, state govt contradict Bar Council of India, say lawyers obstructed challan
Sat, Apr 28, 2018

On April 13, the Supreme Court took serious note of the conduct of the lawyers at the court, and sought explanations from the BCI, J&K Bar Council, Jammu High Court Bar Association and Kathua District Bar Association.

In Jammu-Kashmir, 14-year-old raped, gives birth
Thu, Apr 26, 2018

Police say averted strife in the area with the swift arrest of the accused, victim raped and had given birth earlier too

Kathua gangrape case: Expelled NC leader says Hindu first, need to fight ‘injustice’
Fri, Apr 20, 2018

Kathua gangrape case: "But even if they have expelled me, I don’t mind. I am a Hindu first, then part of any party. It is my responsibility to fight injustice done to Hindus Shanti Swaroop."

How can PDP reconcile after Tassaduq’s ‘partners in crime’ remarks, says Omar Abdullah
Sun, Apr 15, 2018

Omar was referring to J&K Tourism Minister and CM Mehbooba Mufti’s brother Tassaduq’s interview in The Indian Express where he had said that the PDP and the BJP “were supposed to be partners in rebuilding” of J&K but “due to the non-fulfilling of commitments, we have ended up being partners in a crime...”

Kathua gangrape: Victim’s kin opposed CBI probe due to distrust, says Minister
Sun, Apr 15, 2018

“When have rape and murder accused, or their supporters, decided who will investigate the crime,” PWD Minister and J&K government’s official spokesman Naeem Akhtar asked.

Behind Kathua case, a lawyer’s fight to seek justice
Sun, Apr 15, 2018

Much before the story of the gangrape and murder of the eight-year-old from Kathua shook governments in Delhi and J&K, a 29-year-old lawyer-activist had become the face of the agitation seeking justice for the girl.