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India carrying out 'pinpoint strikes' on terror launchpads inside Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir: Govt sources
India

India carrying out 'pinpoint strikes' on terror launchpads inside Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir: Govt sources

The sources said intelligence-based targeted strikes are being conducted by the Indian Army to neutralise mostly Pakistani and foreign terrorists, and the collateral damage has been very negligible in these operations

Slain LeT terrorist who attacked fruit-seller's family in Sopore shows how stone-pelters are turning to militancy
India

Slain LeT terrorist who attacked fruit-seller's family in Sopore shows how stone-pelters are turning to militancy

On 7 September, top-ranking LeT terrorist Asif Maqbool Bhat shot a two-and-a -half-year-old child through her leg in Sopore — as a punishment for her grandfather defying jihadist calls to shut down his business.

J&K governor upbeat, but talks with Hurriyat unlikely due to Pakistan meddling, BJP's caveat and separatists' house arrests
India

J&K governor upbeat, but talks with Hurriyat unlikely due to Pakistan meddling, BJP's caveat and separatists' house arrests

The Pakistani connection to separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir rules out the possibility of a dialogue with the Hurriyat or any other group in the near future and also raises the question of whether the olive branch is a ploy or a mark of serious intent to resolve the Kashmir dispute.

Death of 9 security personnel in 5 days in Kashmir alarm officials as militants 'hit back' against counter-insurgency ops
India

Death of 9 security personnel in 5 days in Kashmir alarm officials as militants 'hit back' against counter-insurgency ops

Expressing concern over the increase in the number of security personnel killed in Kashmir, a senior police officer said that rise in attacks shows that militants in the Valley have started hitting back against counter-insurgency ops

High alert in Kashmir over possible IED attacks; officials express concern over increasing recruitment of youth by militants
India

High alert in Kashmir over possible IED attacks; officials express concern over increasing recruitment of youth by militants

Government forces sounded a high alert in Kashmir after intelligence inputs warned of possible IED attacks amid a surge in incidents of militancy. The warning has come right before the annual Amarnath Yatra is set to begin in the state.

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.

Militant Zakir Musa believed to be killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Tral, say officials
India

Militant Zakir Musa believed to be killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Tral, say officials

Officials said two terrorists were killed in the encounter but there was no confirmation about their identities as the bodies were yet to be retrieved. However, Musa's family confirmed that he was present at the encounter site.

'Trained in Muzaffarabad': Pakistani LeT militant Mohammad Waqar Awan arrested in Baramulla
India

'Trained in Muzaffarabad': Pakistani LeT militant Mohammad Waqar Awan arrested in Baramulla

Mohammad Waqar Awan, a resident of Mohalla Miana in Mianwali area of Punjab in Pakistan, was arrested earlier this week and paraded before the media on Wednesday at the Police Control Room.

Arjumand Majid Bhat, shot dead by 'unidentified gunmen', was a de-addiction campaigner who helped many youth
India

Arjumand Majid Bhat, shot dead by 'unidentified gunmen', was a de-addiction campaigner who helped many youth

Arjumand Majid Bhat was seated on a revolving chair at his chemist shop when ‘unidentified gunmen’ shot five bullets at his head.

Militants 'abduct' army jawan Mohammad Yaseen Bhat from his residence in Budgam; J&K Light Infantry member was on leave
India

Militants 'abduct' army jawan Mohammad Yaseen Bhat from his residence in Budgam; J&K Light Infantry member was on leave

Mohammad Yaseen Bhat, an army jawan visiting his hometown, was kidnapped by militants from his residence at Qazipora village in Chadoora at Budgam on late Friday evening.

Two militants killed during search operation by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama
India

Two militants killed during search operation by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with security forces on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.

Three civilians injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district after militants lob grenade at police station
India

Three civilians injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district after militants lob grenade at police station

At least three persons were injured on Wednesday in a grenade attack by militants on a police station in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Jammu and Kashmir election officials, political parties urge MHA to hold simultaneous polls in April as withdrawal of CRPF continues
Politics

Jammu and Kashmir election officials, political parties urge MHA to hold simultaneous polls in April as withdrawal of CRPF continues

Fearing low voter turnout due to the escalation of violence in Jammu Kashmir and the recent snowfall which has cut-off most areas in south Kashmir, political parties and election officials in the state have urged the Ministry of Home Affairs to hold simultaneous state Assembly and Lok Sabha polls in April

New Year flushed with promise world over, but Kashmir stares at another period of gloom amid gunfights and clashes
India

New Year flushed with promise world over, but Kashmir stares at another period of gloom amid gunfights and clashes

The first week of 2018 began with a gunfight between Kashmiri militants and security forces, and the last week also witnessed killings in the same pattern. Both gunfights and deaths were followed by clashes between security forces and protesters.

Jammu and Kashmir Police arrest Hizbul Mujahideen member Reyaz Ahmed; militant had lured youth to join outfit
India

Jammu and Kashmir Police arrest Hizbul Mujahideen member Reyaz Ahmed; militant had lured youth to join outfit

The Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested Reyaz Ahmed, a close associate of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Mohammed Amin, for influencing the youth to join militancy.

Mujgund encounter: Three LeT militants killed in gunfight near Srinagar; five jawans injured in 18-hour gunfight
India

Mujgund encounter: Three LeT militants killed in gunfight near Srinagar; five jawans injured in 18-hour gunfight

Security forces were carrying out a cordon and search operation near Srinagar-Bandipora road in Mujgund area on Saturday evening when the militants in hiding fired at the search party.

Theories of ISI hand in Amritsar attack not too far-fetched; Pakistan's spy agency has history of backing militancy in India
India

Theories of ISI hand in Amritsar attack not too far-fetched; Pakistan's spy agency has history of backing militancy in India

Since the Amritsar attack, there have been several news reports quoting intelligence sources claiming that there have been attempts to revive Pakistan-sponsored terrorism in Punjab.

Bandipora encounter: Security forces kill five LeT militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Sumlar area
India

Bandipora encounter: Security forces kill five LeT militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Sumlar area

Officials said that the five militants belonged to a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) group that had probably infiltrated recently into the Kashmir Valley.

Militants release three out of 12 abducted relatives of Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel
India

Militants release three out of 12 abducted relatives of Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel

The development came soon after the police released Hizbul operational commander Riyaz Naikoo's father Assadullah on Friday, two days after they took him into custody in Pulwama district.

Fear runs rampant among BJP workers in Kashmir; militant threat even higher after Shabir Ahmad Bhat's killing
India

Fear runs rampant among BJP workers in Kashmir; militant threat even higher after Shabir Ahmad Bhat's killing

Shabir Ahmad Bhat was one of the most prominent faces of the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. He was killed by militants on 22 August despite having security.