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Pakistani 'A' category militant among four killed in separate encounters in Jammu and Kashmir
India

Pakistani 'A' category militant among four killed in separate encounters in Jammu and Kashmir

A resident of Punjab Pakistan, the militant, identified as Sameer Bhai alias Usman, was part of the group responsible for the killing of a police officer named Khursid Ahmad

Pakistan issues financial sanctions against Afghanistan's Taliban members to avoid FATF blacklist
World

Pakistan issues financial sanctions against Afghanistan's Taliban members to avoid FATF blacklist

The orders also target al-Qaida as well as outlawed Pakistani groups like Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, thousands of whom are believed to be hiding in remote regions of Afghanistan

Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam
India

Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam

Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district in the early hours of Saturday, police said

Army chief MM Naravane says people in Jammu and Kashmir are fed up with militancy, credits locals for recent successes against terrorists
India

Army chief MM Naravane says people in Jammu and Kashmir are fed up with militancy, credits locals for recent successes against terrorists

Army Chief General MM Naravane on Saturday said the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have had a lot of successes recently as people there are fed up with militancy and want normalcy to return to the Union territory

25 terrorists killed by security forces in 2020 but at least 250 militants still active in Valley, says Jammu and Kashmir DGP
India

25 terrorists killed by security forces in 2020 but at least 250 militants still active in Valley, says Jammu and Kashmir DGP

The number of listed militants in Kashmir has come down to less than 250, while 25 terrorists were killed by security forces in nearly a dozen operations in the first two months of this year

Insurgency on decline in North East, tri-junction between Assam, Arunachal and north Nagaland arc of violence: Eastern Army commander
India

Insurgency on decline in North East, tri-junction between Assam, Arunachal and north Nagaland arc of violence: Eastern Army commander

Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Anil Chauhan said on Friday that insurgency is on a decline in the North East and expressed hope that the situation will further improve in the future

Terrorists shoot dead five migrant labourers in Jammu and Kashmir: Killings reminiscent of 1990s, but militants also resorting to new strategies
India

Terrorists shoot dead five migrant labourers in Jammu and Kashmir: Killings reminiscent of 1990s, but militants also resorting to new strategies

Terrorists in the Kashmir Valley have repeatedly attacked people from other states over the past three decades.

Truckers issue ultimatum to government after militants kill four drivers in Kashmir, demand adequate security or threaten to avoid Valley
India

Truckers issue ultimatum to government after militants kill four drivers in Kashmir, demand adequate security or threaten to avoid Valley

In a letter sent to Home Minister Amit Shah, the All India Motor Transport Congress demanded that the trucks which transport goods and services to the Valley be provided security to prevent any attack on them.

Life 'normal' in Jammu and Kashmir and  Ladakh, says fact-finding team in report to MoS PMO Jitendra Singh
India

Life 'normal' in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, says fact-finding team in report to MoS PMO Jitendra Singh

Rejecting reports of a clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir, a group of intellectuals and academicians in their report on the state said things were normal in the three regions of the state but suggested confidence-building measures to ensure equitable development of all regions and people

Situation tense along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir following infiltration attempts, particularly in Gulmarg, Kupwara districts
India

Situation tense along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir following infiltration attempts, particularly in Gulmarg, Kupwara districts

The situation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir remains tense and security has been stepped up after frequent exchange of gunfire between Pakistani and Indian troops

If Indian media fails to speak out against the silencing of Kashmir, it risks losing its own voice in the future
India

If Indian media fails to speak out against the silencing of Kashmir, it risks losing its own voice in the future

Zero evidence exists to support the government's claim, peddled by journalists who ought know better, that the communications blackout in Kashmir is saving lives

Kashmir after Article 370: Two weeks since abrogation of special status, a sense of betrayal, mourning envelopes Valley
India

Kashmir after Article 370: Two weeks since abrogation of special status, a sense of betrayal, mourning envelopes Valley

The sudden announcement of the abrogation of the special status of the state by Home Minister Amit Shah has come as a shock and source of despair to many in and outside Kashmir

Kashmir after Article 370: State's existential crisis worsens as it grapples with idea that Centre has dissolved mainstream politics
Politics

Kashmir after Article 370: State's existential crisis worsens as it grapples with idea that Centre has dissolved mainstream politics

While a majority of news channels in India continue to portray a picture of Kashmir that is far from the ground reality — with some running exaggerations and blatant lies, the actual circumstances have forced Kashmiri newspapers to just four pages

Revocation of Article 370 deepens anxieties in Kashmir; locals fear increased levels of violence, job woes
India

Revocation of Article 370 deepens anxieties in Kashmir; locals fear increased levels of violence, job woes

The abrogation of special status and the division of the state into two Union territories is being seen in Kashmir as a major setback.

NSA Ajit Doval's visit to Kashmir's Shopian sends strong message to those who predicted doom, gloom if Article 370 was revoked
India

NSA Ajit Doval's visit to Kashmir's Shopian sends strong message to those who predicted doom, gloom if Article 370 was revoked

Call it a confidence-building measure or a display of extreme confidence on part of the Union government, either way, NSA Ajit Doval's visit to Shopian in Kashmir, just a day after the Parliament passed a resolution on Article 370, will be discussed and debated for a long time

Kashmiri Hindus welcome steps to abrogate Article 370, dream of returning to their homeland
India

Kashmiri Hindus welcome steps to abrogate Article 370, dream of returning to their homeland

One of the biggest things achieved by the government by rendering Article 370 inoperative on Monday is to have brought the focus squarely on one set of people who have been at the receiving end of the decades-long high voltage tension in Jammu and Kashmir — the Kashmiri Hindus

Be warned: In Kashmir, the day after Article 370 is abrogated will look like any other day
India

Be warned: In Kashmir, the day after Article 370 is abrogated will look like any other day

For three generations, Kashmiris have gazed out at India, fearing a Hindu nationalist genocide. For three generations, Indian Hindus have gazed at Kashmir, fearing a jihad without end. Both might be closer to realising their nightmares than we care to imagine

Firstpost Editor's picks: Al-Qaeda chief's call for jihad in Kashmir, struggling Kollywood, Karnataka political crisis, today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's picks: Al-Qaeda chief's call for jihad in Kashmir, struggling Kollywood, Karnataka political crisis, today's must-read stories

From Al-Qaeda chief's call for united jihad in Kashmir, to struggling Kollywood and Karnataka political crisis, today's must-read stories

Al-Qaeda affiliate urges unity among Kashmir militants, calls for new jihad council in video released on Saturday
India

Al-Qaeda affiliate urges unity among Kashmir militants, calls for new jihad council in video released on Saturday

Amid reports of Pakistan building pressure on militant outfits in Kashmir, the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Ansar Ghazwatul Hind has called for cooperation among various militant outfits operating in the state and a new representative militant council to take consensus decisions regarding military actions against India

PoK-based United Jihad Council breaks silence on killing of Adil Dass due to suspected infighting, calls for unity among militant groups
India

PoK-based United Jihad Council breaks silence on killing of Adil Dass due to suspected infighting, calls for unity among militant groups

Syed Salahuddin, however, did not acknowledge or attempt to negate the allegations on Adil Ahmad Dass' killing, even as he called for punishing the guilty.