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Security forces gun down Kashmir’s most wanted terrorist Ashraf Molvi
India

Security forces gun down Kashmir’s most wanted terrorist Ashraf Molvi

Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir

Kashmir: Two Hizbul Mujahideen terror associates held in Pulwama
India

Kashmir: Two Hizbul Mujahideen terror associates held in Pulwama

A police spokesman identified them as Muzamil Ayoub Bhat and Suhail Manzoor Mohand, both residents of Shahabad Kharpora Bala Lalgam Awantipora

Pakistan’s new US envoy Masood Khan is terrorism’s newest errand boy in diplomacy
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Pakistan’s new US envoy Masood Khan is terrorism’s newest errand boy in diplomacy

Masood Khan has repeatedly advocated “holy war” against India, resisted sanctions against Hizbul head Syed Salahuddin, shared stage with Harkat-ul-Mujahideen founder Fazlur Rehman Khalil

Terrorist gunned down in Srinagar was planning 'fidayeen attack', say J&K Police
India

Terrorist gunned down in Srinagar was planning 'fidayeen attack', say J&K Police

The authorities said that he belonged to terror outfit Mujahideen Gazwatul Hind and was a relative of one of the accused in the February 2019 suicide attack in Pulwama's Lethpora, in which 40 CRPF personnel lost their lives

Terrorists behind killing of Jammu and Kashmir businessman Bindroo and teachers identified, say security officials
India

Terrorists behind killing of Jammu and Kashmir businessman Bindroo and teachers identified, say security officials

A resident of Kulgam's Rampur village, Sheikh had joined the banned Hizbul Mujahideen terror group in mid-90s and kept returning to the terror fold after being arrested and released twice.

NIA files chargesheet against ex-J&K cop for attack on CRPF convoy; constable had joined Hizbul ranks in 2017
India

NIA files chargesheet against ex-J&K cop for attack on CRPF convoy; constable had joined Hizbul ranks in 2017

The case relates to the attack on the CRPF convoy at Tethar in Banihal area of Ramban district by a terrorist who had exploded a car laden with explosives on 30 March, 2019,

NIA court grants bail to Waheed Para, PDP youth leader accused of terror links
India

NIA court grants bail to Waheed Para, PDP youth leader accused of terror links

The NIA said Para had been arrested in connection with the Naveed Babu-Davinder Singh case for supporting the Hizbul Mujahideen in a conspiracy

PDP leader Parvaiz Bhat's personal security officer shot dead after militants open fire on Srinagar home
India

PDP leader Parvaiz Bhat's personal security officer shot dead after militants open fire on Srinagar home

Bhat, who was a militant himself with the Hizbul Mujahideen before he joined the PDP, also claimed that Monday's was the third attack on his life since he joined politics

Hizbul Mujahideen chief Saifullah killed in encounter near J&K's Srinagar, say police
India

Hizbul Mujahideen chief Saifullah killed in encounter near J&K's Srinagar, say police

Saifullah, who had taken command of the outfit after the killing of Riyaz Naikoo in May, was one of the most wanted militants in the Valley and involved in several attacks on the security forces, an official said

Hizbul Mujahideen trying to reestablish its base in north Kashmir, says Indian Army
India

Hizbul Mujahideen trying to reestablish its base in north Kashmir, says Indian Army

The army's comments came a day after three militants from Hizbul Mujahideen were killed in north Kashmir. In recent years, only the ultras from LeT and JeM had been neutralised in the area

Kashmiris and the myth of the monolith: How Valley 'experts' disregard internal dissent and resistance to regressive aspiration of azaadi
India

Kashmiris and the myth of the monolith: How Valley 'experts' disregard internal dissent and resistance to regressive aspiration of azaadi

The hapless Kashmiris who were forced into this proxy guerrilla war in the late 80s and early 90s, have to deal with either the mainstream "narrative" terming them as secessionists or willy-nilly as terrorists, depending which side of the binary one is. Add to that the helplessness of having to prove your Kashmiri-ness time and again whether in public or private life.

Delhi court grants bail to suspended J&K DSP Davinder Singh as police fail to file chargesheet within 90 days
India

Delhi court grants bail to suspended J&K DSP Davinder Singh as police fail to file chargesheet within 90 days

Suspended Jammu and Kashmir DSP Davinder Singh, arrested while ferrying two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists in a vehicle on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway earlier this year, was granted bail by a Delhi court on Friday, his lawyer said.

Hizbul Mujahideen is marching to its grave: Kashmir's once-feared terror group is roiled by infighting, low on resources and lacking local leadership
India

Hizbul Mujahideen is marching to its grave: Kashmir's once-feared terror group is roiled by infighting, low on resources and lacking local leadership

In the past two weeks alone, a record number of Hizbul cadre — many young recruits who have joined in recent months — have been slain in police-led operations.

Five militants killed in exchange of fire during encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district
India

Five militants killed in exchange of fire during encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district

In yet another operational success, security forces gunned down five militants in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday, taking the number of ultras killed in the last four days to 14, police said.

2G mobile internet restored in 8 of 10 districts in Kashmir hours after Supreme Court ruled out immediate restoration of 4G services in J&K
India

2G mobile internet restored in 8 of 10 districts in Kashmir hours after Supreme Court ruled out immediate restoration of 4G services in J&K

Mobile internet services at 2G speed were restored in the Kashmir valley, except Pulwama and Shopian districts, hours after the Supreme Court ruled out an immediate restoration of 4G services in Jammu and Kashmir.

Hizbul commander Riyaz Naikoo killed by security forces in J&K's Pulwama, say reports; mobile internet suspended in region
India

Hizbul commander Riyaz Naikoo killed by security forces in J&K's Pulwama, say reports; mobile internet suspended in region

Riyaz Naikoo, a top Hizbul Mujahideen commander who had been on the run for eight years, has reportedly been killed by security forces

Editors Guild slams J&K enforcement agencies' action against journalists Masrat Zahra, Peerzada Ashiq, demands withdrawal of charges
India

Editors Guild slams J&K enforcement agencies' action against journalists Masrat Zahra, Peerzada Ashiq, demands withdrawal of charges

The Editors Guild of India on Tuesday expressed concern over the "high-handed manner" in which the law enforcement agencies in Jammu and Kashmir used prevailing laws aganst The Hindu journalist Peerzada Ashiq and freelance photographer Mazrat Zahra

At UN, India asks Pakistan to stop terror funding and dismantle militant camps operating from its soil
India

At UN, India asks Pakistan to stop terror funding and dismantle militant camps operating from its soil

India's terse statement came a week after the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) decided to retain Pakistan on its 'Grey List' and warned the country of stern action if it fails to prosecute and penalise those involved in terror funding emanating from its jurisdiction.

FATF to keep Pakistan in 'grey list' as Turkey, Malaysia extend support; decision comes week after Hafiz Saeed's conviction
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FATF to keep Pakistan in 'grey list' as Turkey, Malaysia extend support; decision comes week after Hafiz Saeed's conviction

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is likely to keep Pakistan in the grey list and not put it in the black list, reports said on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, the global terror financing watchdog held a review meeting on whether Pakistan had taken sufficient steps and implemented its plan of action to fight terrorism.

PSA has been used over the decades in Kashmir as a quick-fix, but longterm damage on the republic will be serious
India

PSA has been used over the decades in Kashmir as a quick-fix, but longterm damage on the republic will be serious

As Indians debate the incarceration of three former chief ministers under the PSA — Sheikh Abdullah's son, Farooq Abdullah; grandson, Omar Abdullah; their dogged opponent, Mehbooba Mufti— it's critical to understand the PSA isn't significant just for its constitutional perversions