Articles by Ishfaq Naseem
Feb 20, 2018
Al-Qaeda claims separatist leader's killing in Kashmir; Zakir Musa warns Hurriyat against pursuing 'secular politics'A week after two unidentified gunmen killed former militant commander and separatist leader, Mohammad Yusuf Rather, shooting him dead inside a passenger vehicle, the police is investigating claims made by Al-Qaeda's Kashmir head, Zakir Musa
Feb 12, 2018
Sunjuwan attack raises doubts over claims of militancy-free Jammu; overground workers, infiltration keeps terror aliveAlthough the number of active militants was only 3 in Jammu region, the attacks on heavily fortified army camps in last one year has revealed the presence of a strong over ground workers (OGWs) network assisting the militants
Feb 11, 2018
Jammu attack: JeM militants caught security personnel at Sunjuwan off guard despite high alertThe attack on the 36 Brigade Sunjuwan military station by heavily-armed militants in the wee hours on Saturday caught both the army and the police off guard.
Feb 08, 2018
SMHS Hospital attack: Police ignored prison department's plea seeking heavy security for escaped LeT militant Naveed JaatNaveed is responsible for a string of attacks on government forces and escaped from the hospital after two policemen were shot dead by him and another militant who provided him with a pistol.
Jan 10, 2018
Gun mightier than pen: Educated Kashmiri youth continue to gravitate towards militancy in ValleyMore and more youth, particularly the educated ones like Manan Wani and those from well-off families in Kashmir, are joining militancy.
Jan 04, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir panchayat polls to be held in February: Political battle heats up amid threat of violencePolitical parties in Jammu and Kashmir have geared up for panchayat elections after the state government recently decided to hold the polls in February.
Dec 28, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir govt on the defensive over gaffe by Mehbooba Mufti's brother, internal dissentTassaduq Mufti, the brother of chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, received brickbats for swearing in the name of 'dog' instead of 'God' at the time of his induction.
Dec 27, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir under security lockdown as night patrols, security checks curb movement in ValleyAdditional security checks and patrols, especially during the night time, by the forces have restricted the movement of people on the roads across Kashmir.
Dec 24, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir: Senior police official approached wife of JKLF-R chief in bid to bring him back into maintstreamA senior police official in Kashmir is learnt to have approached the wife of a jailed separatist asking her to convince him to join the mainstream.
Dec 22, 2017
Kashmir faces new security nightmare as militants target political workers to stifle pro-India voicesThe stepped-up militant violence against the pro-India politicians has been a security nightmare as the police have to provide additional deployments at the houses of politicians and also provide them bullet-proof vehicles.