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New Kashmir sees lull in violence but jihadi elements may take advantage of political vacuum; classified govt data shows peace can be deceptive
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New Kashmir sees lull in violence but jihadi elements may take advantage of political vacuum; classified govt data shows peace can be deceptive

The worst-case scenario for India is that it could have sacrificed the democratic revival of early 2019, without there being legitimate political actors to take their place.

Budgam encounter: In Naveed Jatt's death, LeT loses its poster boy as a chapter of terror ends in Kashmir
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Budgam encounter: In Naveed Jatt's death, LeT loses its poster boy as a chapter of terror ends in Kashmir

Jatt spent most of his time in Kashmir emphasising on Jihad but his mission was cut short when he was arrested in 2014 from Shopian by Kulgam police.

Showkat Ahmad Tak killed in Srinagar: LeT commander among resentful Kashmiris who prefer death to normalcy in Valley
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Showkat Ahmad Tak killed in Srinagar: LeT commander among resentful Kashmiris who prefer death to normalcy in Valley

The story of Showkat Ahmad Tak, a Lashkar-e-Taiba militant who was killed by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, speaks of the larger resentment gripping the new generation of Kashmiris. Scores of them have already left home to become militants. Many more, intelligence inputs claim, are on the waiting list

Srinagar terror attack: Security forces launch massive operation to nab Abu Hunzullah; second cop succumbs
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Srinagar terror attack: Security forces launch massive operation to nab Abu Hunzullah; second cop succumbs

Sources said the incident happened at around 11:30 am following which the police sounded a red alert in entire Kashmir Valley, particularly in Srinagar.

Indian Army promises action after video showing soldiers trampling over militants' bodies goes viral
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Indian Army promises action after video showing soldiers trampling over militants' bodies goes viral

The Indian Army has taken cognisance of a video showing troops dishonouring the bodies of two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants killed in an encounter, a spokesperson said on Saturday.

Abu Ismail killed: As yet another militant meets gory end, rift in their ranks is becoming apparent
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Abu Ismail killed: As yet another militant meets gory end, rift in their ranks is becoming apparent

The rift within the militants intensified after the Hizbul Mujahideen top leadership dissociated from its former commander Zakir Musa’s statement in which he had threatened to chop off the heads of Hurriyat leaders for seeking the creation of a secular state.

LeT Kashmir chief Abu Ismail killed: Pakistani national was behind many attacks in Kashmir
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LeT Kashmir chief Abu Ismail killed: Pakistani national was behind many attacks in Kashmir

On Thursday, security forces killed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Kashmir chief Abu Ismail. Here is all you need to know about the militant.

LeT Kashmir chief Abu Ismail killed: Amarnath attack mastermind was caught unaware while walking on road
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LeT Kashmir chief Abu Ismail killed: Amarnath attack mastermind was caught unaware while walking on road

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant Abu Ismail was shot dead while walking on a road in a 15-20 minutes-long joint operation of Jammu and Kashmir Police and Indian Army

Students erupt in violent protests after security forces gun down LeT commander Abu Dujana in Kashmir
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Students erupt in violent protests after security forces gun down LeT commander Abu Dujana in Kashmir

Students across Kashmir took to the streets on Tuesday in protest against the killing of Lashkar-e-Taiba commander and Pakistani national Abu Dujana, and a teenage militant named Arif Dar

Hizbul commander Sabzar Bhat killed: Eliminate militant leaders, army's new way to regain ground
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Hizbul commander Sabzar Bhat killed: Eliminate militant leaders, army's new way to regain ground

The army is confident that the successful operation at Tral has reversed its fortunes.

Duplicity in Kashmir Police unmasked: War clouds force state to act
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Duplicity in Kashmir Police unmasked: War clouds force state to act

There’s good news from Kashmir. No, the 'Kashmir problem' hasn’t been solved. None of the problems have been, actually.

Kashmir encounter: Two militants killed in Pulwama, top LeT commander flees
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Kashmir encounter: Two militants killed in Pulwama, top LeT commander flees

Two militants were killed in an encounter in Kashmir's Pulwama district but a top LeT commander and four other ultras managed to flee from the cordon

Over 100 terrorists killed in encounters in Jammu & Kashmir, says army
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Over 100 terrorists killed in encounters in Jammu & Kashmir, says army

Abu Qasim, who was involved in an attack on an army convoy in Srinagar, was among 100 terrorists killed in encounters in Jammu and Kashmir.

300 militants waiting to infiltrate India through the LoC: Army
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300 militants waiting to infiltrate India through the LoC: Army

Around 300 militants are waiting close to the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir for an opportunity to sneak into India and they are under pressure to infiltrate before the winter, a top army commander said on Tuesday.

LeT commander Abu Qasim’s killing: Police claim big victory, but attendance at funeral reflects sobering reality
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LeT commander Abu Qasim’s killing: Police claim big victory, but attendance at funeral reflects sobering reality

It is easy to lose sight of the wood for the trees in a warzone like Kashmir's, and the state police appear to have done just that over the funeral of Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Abu Qasim on Thursday. He was killed earlier that day in an operation led by the Rashtriya Rifles.

J&K top cop hails killing of LeT leader Abu Qasim as a 'great achievement for security forces'
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J&K top cop hails killing of LeT leader Abu Qasim as a 'great achievement for security forces'

In a major success, security forces today shot dead top Lashkar-e-Toiba commander and mastermind of the Udhampur terror attack Abu Qasim, who was behind several terror strikes in the Kashmir Valley in the past three years.

Top Lashkar leader, Abu Qasim, behind Udhampur attack, killed in Kashmir encounter
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Top Lashkar leader, Abu Qasim, behind Udhampur attack, killed in Kashmir encounter

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant Abu Qasim, the alleged mastermind of the Udhampur attack on a BSF bus on 5 August, has been killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Thursday.

Udhampur attack mastermind Abu Qasim carried out similar attacks in the past: J&K Police
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Udhampur attack mastermind Abu Qasim carried out similar attacks in the past: J&K Police

The Udhampur attack on Wednesday were orchestrated by Abu Qasim, south Kashmir-based Lashkar-e-Taiba commander, and Pakistan national. Qasim, who was also the brains behind an attack on an Indian army convey in which eight Indian army soldiers were killed in June 2013, was arrested terrorist Mohammad Naved's handler.