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May 07, 2018
Showkat Ahmad Tak killed in Srinagar: LeT commander among resentful Kashmiris who prefer death to normalcy in ValleyThe 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
Apr 16, 2018
Three Kerala districts added to Maoist watchlist even as Centre claims shrinking red terror, limits it to 30 worst-hit areasForty-four districts in the country are no longer under the influence of Maoists or have a negligible presence and most of the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) is now confined only to 30 worst-hit districts
Apr 04, 2018
13 militants killed in Kashmir this week, but has it put brakes on violence in Valley? Forces say noAt least 30 youngsters in Kashmir have joined militant groups in the first three months of 2018, top police sources told Firstpost. Last year, around 124 youths had joined insurgent groups.
Apr 03, 2018
Alia Bhatt-starrer Raazi marks a beginning for celluloid adaptations of literature set in KashmirMeghna Gulzar's upcoming film Raazi, starring Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal, is a first of its kind cinematic adaptation of Kashmir-set literature
Mar 17, 2018
For Kashmiris like Madhosh Balhami, there's no escape from conflict, as counter-insurgency ops bring violence to their doorsFor people like Kashmiri poet Madhosh Balhami, who recently lost all his works whose house was destroyed in the recent gunbattle between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir, it is a painful struggle to build them again one that goes on for years
Mar 10, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir: SC order preventing police probe against Indian Army follows Centre's policy of 17 yearsThe Supreme Court's recent stoppage of a Jammu and Kashmir Police investigation into the death of three people by the Indian Army in Shopian district is in line with the Central government's refusal over the last 17 years to allow prosecution of soldiers in 50 cases
Mar 05, 2018
Despite US support, Afghanistan govt's 'surprising' peace offer to Taliban hits roadblockTaliban insurgents show no sign of shifting from their demand that talks for a conflict-ending compromise take place with Washington, not Kabul.
Feb 26, 2018
Meghalaya polls: State's development indicators falling as insurgency and poor infrastructure impede progressAnalysis of Meghalaya's performance on 20 development indicators shows how insurgency and poor infrastructure have impeded its progress.
Feb 25, 2018
As Nagaland goes to poll, voters hope for peaceful resolution of decades-old insurgency, respite from illegal taxesFor people in Nagaland, the upcoming Assembly election is likely to be about voting a stable government to power to facilitate peace talks on the Naga political issue
Feb 15, 2018
Taliban writes open letter to 'American people' asking them to pressure US into troops' withdrawal from AfghanistanIn a rambling nearly 3,000-word letter issued on Thursday, the Taliban urged the "American people" to press their government to withdraw from Afghanistan