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Jammu and Kashmir: 75 terrorists killed, 168 operating, says Army; counter-terrorism to be on in full pace till all surrender or eliminated
India

Jammu and Kashmir: 75 terrorists killed, 168 operating, says Army; counter-terrorism to be on in full pace till all surrender or eliminated

As per officials in Army, in the past 11 months, 11 terrorists were killed and 12 infiltration bids were foiled in the vicinity of the Line of Control (LoC) alone

The Kashmir Files: We are finally talking about the genocide of Hindus in Valley, but let’s not just stop at that
India

The Kashmir Files: We are finally talking about the genocide of Hindus in Valley, but let’s not just stop at that

The success of ‘The Kashmir Files’ should not make us fall into the ‘politically correct’ mode — to talk about the Kashmiri Hindus, but do nothing to change the status quo

Indian Army gets Sako TRG-42 sniper rifles for soldiers deployed along LoC
India

Indian Army gets Sako TRG-42 sniper rifles for soldiers deployed along LoC

The Sako .338 TRG-42 sniper rifles, designed and developed by the Finnish gun maker SAKO, have a better range, firepower, and telescopic sights than those possessed by the adversary

5,601 incidents of ceasefire violations reported along LoC in last two years, Centre tells Parliament
India

5,601 incidents of ceasefire violations reported along LoC in last two years, Centre tells Parliament

Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt, replying to a question, also said that the Indian troops deployed on forward posts enjoy complete "freedom of action" to respond to Pakistan's ceasefire violations.

CDS Bipin Rawat foresaw China’s sinister design, worked hard to make forces ready
India

CDS Bipin Rawat foresaw China’s sinister design, worked hard to make forces ready

Gen Bipin Rawat's unfortunate death is a huge blow to the armed forces, especially at a time when they are face to face with the PLA troops in the north and Pakistani Army in the west

Reform may be a can of worms, yet Narendra Modi should not back down from it
Politics

Reform may be a can of worms, yet Narendra Modi should not back down from it

Reform in the national interest, something Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen as his mission, is always difficult. Yet, he should stick to his guns

From dairy farm near Lahore, son-in-law of remote Kashmiri village plots revival of Lashkar terror campaign
India

From dairy farm near Lahore, son-in-law of remote Kashmiri village plots revival of Lashkar terror campaign

The end of Jammu and Kashmir's special constitutional status was claimed to have ushered in a new Kashmir but the challenges it faces, though, are familiar, old ones

Centre extends BSF jurisdiction in West Bengal, Punjab, Assam; 'attack on federalism', says Charanjit Channi
India

Centre extends BSF jurisdiction in West Bengal, Punjab, Assam; 'attack on federalism', says Charanjit Channi

The MHA in its notification said the border guarding force has been granted permission to conduct raids and arrests up to an area of 50 km inside from the International Border (IB) along India-Pakistan and India-Bangladesh borders

Slew of attacks in J&K points to Pakistan increasing infiltration attempts since Taliban takeover in Afghanistan
India

Slew of attacks in J&K points to Pakistan increasing infiltration attempts since Taliban takeover in Afghanistan

Indian and Pakistani troops in February reasserted their commitment to uphold the ceasefire agreement and hold fire along the LoC, which was welcomed by both the separatist and mainstream leaders

Teenage terrorist held on Line of Control reveals Lashkar-e-Taiba still operates in plain sight across Pakistan
World

Teenage terrorist held on Line of Control reveals Lashkar-e-Taiba still operates in plain sight across Pakistan

Fired up by its triumph in Afghanistan, and the pressure the Indian Army faces on its eastern border with China, the ISI might be lifting the shackles it placed on jihadists in 2019, the argument goes

Assessing fallout of the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan: Possible scenarios and their odds
India

Assessing fallout of the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan: Possible scenarios and their odds

As the Taliban regime consolidates itself and becomes a regional player, the big question is what implications this will have for India, the region and the wider world

Disengagement in Ladakh trades territorial claims for time to meet bigger strategic challenges ahead
India

Disengagement in Ladakh trades territorial claims for time to meet bigger strategic challenges ahead

As ever-more-powerful China aggressively projects powers across its peripheries, from the South China Seas to the Himalayas, India will have to grow the resources to meet the challenge

The Dead Pool: Key Pulwama perpetrators are dead, but Jaish-e-Muhammad’s blood-cult is alive, and killing
World

The Dead Pool: Key Pulwama perpetrators are dead, but Jaish-e-Muhammad’s blood-cult is alive, and killing

The men Azhar’s words raised are dead; the toxic cult of blood that seduced them is not

Pakistan won't restore ties with India until New Delhi reverses its decision on Kashmir, says Imran Khan
World

Pakistan won't restore ties with India until New Delhi reverses its decision on Kashmir, says Imran Khan

His statement comes amid reports of back-channel contacts between the two sides which led to a ceasefire on the LOC in February but no further movement has been reported to normalise the ties

India, Pakistan agree to follow all agreements on ceasefire along LoC, other sectors
World

India, Pakistan agree to follow all agreements on ceasefire along LoC, other sectors

The decision on ceasefire, effective since Wednesday midnight, was taken at a meeting between the Director Generals of Military Operations of the two countries

US updates travel advisory to citizens for Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan
World

US updates travel advisory to citizens for Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan

The state department has urged citizens to reconsider travel to these countries owing to COVID-19, terrorism, violence, civil unrest and kidnapping

Two minor sisters from PoK inadvertently cross into India in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch
India

Two minor sisters from PoK inadvertently cross into India in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

A defence spokesperson said efforts are being made for the early repatriation of Laiba Zabair (17) and her sister Sana (13), residents of Abbasspur in Kahuta Tehsil of PoK

Pakistan targets forward posts, villages along IB and LoC in J&K, no casualties reported
India

Pakistan targets forward posts, villages along IB and LoC in J&K, no casualties reported

The latest ceasefire violation comes a day after an Indian Army personnel was killed and three others were injured in separate ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Rajouri and Poonch districts

Pakistan becomes 'Pavlovian' whenever India is mentioned, says envoy at UNGA
India

Pakistan becomes 'Pavlovian' whenever India is mentioned, says envoy at UNGA

Ambassador TS Tirumurti made the remarks in response to Pakistan's Munir Akram, who voiced opposition to India’s UNSC membership