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Seven militants, including Ansar Ghazwatul Hind chief, killed in two gunfights in Kashmir's Shopian, Pulwama
India

Seven militants, including Ansar Ghazwatul Hind chief, killed in two gunfights in Kashmir's Shopian, Pulwama

Incidents such as the February attack and Friday's twin encounters highlight that militancy has now spread all across Kashmir and more youngsters are picking up guns and joining new militant groups

Army says its troops 'exceeded' powers under AFSPA during Shopian encounter that killed three in July
India

Army says its troops 'exceeded' powers under AFSPA during Shopian encounter that killed three in July

According to the rules, a Summary of Evidence will now be initiated against the erring Army personnel after which Court Martial proceedings will begin

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed, 2 security personnel injured in encounter in Srinagar; telecom services barring BSNL snapped in city
India

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed, 2 security personnel injured in encounter in Srinagar; telecom services barring BSNL snapped in city

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed while a CRPF jawan and a Jammu and Kashmir policeman suffered injuries during an encounter in the city's Nawakadal area on Tuesday, 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

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district; operation underway
India

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district; operation underway

A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said.

Militant and overground worker killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian; one gunman escapes
India

Militant and overground worker killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian; one gunman escapes

In Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, two people, a militant and an overground worker for militants, were killed in an encounter with security forces on Monday.

Four militants killed in two J&K encounters; three Hizbul members gunned down in Pulwama, JeM militant in Baramulla
India

Four militants killed in two J&K encounters; three Hizbul members gunned down in Pulwama, JeM militant in Baramulla

Four militants were gunned down in two separate encounters in Pulwama and Baramulla districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi, NDA leaders to converge for Varanasi roadshow; AAP to release election manifesto; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi, NDA leaders to converge for Varanasi roadshow; AAP to release election manifesto; day's top stories

Today's top stories: PM Narendra Modi and several other NDA leaders will be in mega roadshow across Varanasi; AAP will release its election manifesto; two militants were killed in Anantnag by security forces; and more.

Bijbehara encounter: Two militants killed in encounter at Anantnag Bagender Mohalla town in South Kashmir
India

Bijbehara encounter: Two militants killed in encounter at Anantnag Bagender Mohalla town in South Kashmir

Two militants were killed in an encounter early on Thursday in in Bagender Mohalla of Bijbehara in South Kashmir's Anantnag district. The duo was killed after a gunfight broke out between them and a joint team of the Indian Army's 3 Rashtriya Rifles unit and a Special Operations Group of the Jammu and Kashmir Police.

Four LeT terrorists killed in Kashmir's Pulwama during encounter; three army jawans, policeman injured
India

Four LeT terrorists killed in Kashmir's Pulwama during encounter; three army jawans, policeman injured

Four Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Pulwama's Lassipora area in Jammu and Kashmir.

One militant killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara; security forces recover arms, ammunition from site
India

One militant killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara; security forces recover arms, ammunition from site

Security forces gunned down a militant during an encounter that broke out in Handwara area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Thursday morning.

Pulwama encounter: Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed, civilian injured in 12-hour operation in J&K's Tral area
India

Pulwama encounter: Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed, civilian injured in 12-hour operation in J&K's Tral area

One terrorist was killed on Tuesday in an encounter, which broke out late on Monday, in the Tral area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Pulwama encounter: Three JeM militants including 'mastermind' of 14 Feb attack killed in Pinglan; four army jawans killed
India

Pulwama encounter: Three JeM militants including 'mastermind' of 14 Feb attack killed in Pinglan; four army jawans killed

Two Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists, including Kamran, the commander who allegedly masterminded the attack on the CRPF convoy in Pulwama on Thursday, were on Monday killed in an encounter with security forces in the district.

Pulwama encounter updates: Third JeM militant killed; brigadier among eight security personnel injured
India

Pulwama encounter updates: Third JeM militant killed; brigadier among eight security personnel injured

Pulwama encounter LIVE updates: Eight security personnel have been injured in the Pulwama encounter. The security forces have killed third JeM militant in the ongoing encounter.

Following Pulwama terror attack, Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar cancel visit to Karachi for literary event
Entertainment

Following Pulwama terror attack, Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar cancel visit to Karachi for literary event

Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar have turned down an invitation from Karachi Arts Council for an event on poet Kaifi Azmi following the deadly Pulwama terror attack

Two militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian; clashes ensue after civilians pelt stones at security forces
India

Two militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian; clashes ensue after civilians pelt stones at security forces

Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday, a day after three unidentified militants were killed in the state's Budgam district. According to reports, local residents began to pelt stones at the security forces after the militants were killed in Shopian's Zainapora area. Several civilians are believed to have been injured in the clashes that ensued.

Pulwama terror attack: Civilian casualties in clashes point to increased suicidal trend among Kashmiri youth
India

Pulwama terror attack: Civilian casualties in clashes point to increased suicidal trend among Kashmiri youth

In Jammu and Kashmir, there is a need for collective introspection to examine how the threat of civilians being unmindful of their personal safety needs to be countered.

Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter rages between security forces and militants on outskirts of Srinagar
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter rages between security forces and militants on outskirts of Srinagar

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the evening near the Srinagar-Bandipora road in Mujgund area on the city's outskirts, a police official said.

Budgam encounter: Kashmir Police confirms LeT terrorist Naveed Jatt, accused in Shujaat Bukhari murder, killed in gunfight
India

Budgam encounter: Kashmir Police confirms LeT terrorist Naveed Jatt, accused in Shujaat Bukhari murder, killed in gunfight

Two soldiers were injured and two militants, including Jatt, were killed in the Budgam encounter, which broke out during a cordon and search operation being run by security forces.