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Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama; identity being ascertained, says police
India

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama; identity being ascertained, says police

A police official said security forces, acting on specific information about the presence of militants in Awantipora's Samboora, had launched a cordon and search operation

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Kashmir's Baramulla; identity being ascertained: police
India

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Kashmir's Baramulla; identity being ascertained: police

Security forces launched an operation in Check-i-Saloosa area of Kreeri this morning after receiving specific inputs.

Centre halts probe in over 10,500 allegations of human rights violations against security forces in Kashmir
India

Centre halts probe in over 10,500 allegations of human rights violations against security forces in Kashmir

The authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have halted the investigation in tens of thousands of cases alleging human rights violation against the government and security forces before the region was converted into a Union Territory (UT) last year August.

Three militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district
India

Three militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district

Three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said.

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

208 killed in Iran amid protests over rising gasoline prices and subsequent crackdown by security forces, says UK-based human rights group
World

208 killed in Iran amid protests over rising gasoline prices and subsequent crackdown by security forces, says UK-based human rights group

Iran shut down internet access amid unrest, blocking those inside country from sharing their videos, information, as well as limiting outside world from knowing scale of protests, violence

Targeted killings of apple traders and non-local labourers show Kashmir battle has reached a decisive phase
India

Targeted killings of apple traders and non-local labourers show Kashmir battle has reached a decisive phase

The attack on apple traders and migrant labourers show that battle for normalisation of Kashmir — the logic that drove the Narendra Modi government's decision to revoke Article 370 — has now reached a decisive phase. The Modi government must find a way to stop these killings, or else the painstaking efforts to normalise and the gamble of doing away with Article 370 may be rendered fruitless.

'We come to Kashmir every year, but this time we fear for our lives': After 3 civilian deaths in 2 days, non-local truck drivers flee Valley
India

'We come to Kashmir every year, but this time we fear for our lives': After 3 civilian deaths in 2 days, non-local truck drivers flee Valley

After a second attack on an apple trader in which another non-local Charanjit Singh was shot dead, the incident has created a panic among fruit growers especially non-local truck drivers who load their trucks and dispatch apples to outside state.

One militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla; SPO also dies in operation
India

One militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla; SPO also dies in operation

A militant and a Special Police Officer (SPO) were killed while a sub-inspector was injured in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Wednesday, a police spokesman said.

Security forces gun down Naxal in Odisha's Kalahandi district, seize huge cache of explosives
India

Security forces gun down Naxal in Odisha's Kalahandi district, seize huge cache of explosives

One Naxal was gunned down, while several others were injured in an encounter with the security forces in Odisha's Kalahandi district, police said on Thursday

Article 370 revoked: Better governance, security crucial for success as Modi govt's new plan takes effect on ground
India

Article 370 revoked: Better governance, security crucial for success as Modi govt's new plan takes effect on ground

Though the immediate concerns of the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370 and bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir are political and based on security, subsequently, the effects of governance and administrative changes will draw more focus

Terrorist killed, army soldier injured in exchange of fire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla; area cordoned off by security forces
India

Terrorist killed, army soldier injured in exchange of fire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla; area cordoned off by security forces

One terrorist was gunned down in an exchange of fire that broke out between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

MHA reviews security in six Naxal-affected states, says there is ‘consistent’ decline in incidents of LWE violence since 2014
India

MHA reviews security in six Naxal-affected states, says there is ‘consistent’ decline in incidents of LWE violence since 2014

The Centre on Tuesday reviewed the security situation in Naxal-affected states where the extremists continue to carry out subversive activities very often, officials said.

Two militants 'inspired by Islamic State' killed in encounter in J&K's Shopian; forces seize ammunition from gunfight scene
India

Two militants 'inspired by Islamic State' killed in encounter in J&K's Shopian; forces seize ammunition from gunfight scene

Two local militants were killed on Tuesday in an encounter with security forces in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Three terrorist killed in encounter between militants, security forces in Dragad Sugan area of J&K's Shopian; operation underway
India

Three terrorist killed in encounter between militants, security forces in Dragad Sugan area of J&K's Shopian; operation underway

An encounter is underway between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian. Three terrorists have been neutralised in the operation which started in the Dragad Sugan area of the Shopian district on Friday morning.

Encounter in Pulwama: One jawan, three terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Dalipora
India

Encounter in Pulwama: One jawan, three terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Dalipora

Three terrorists were gunned down by security forces while a jawan lost his life during an encounter that broke out on Thursday morning in Dalipora area of Pulwama district

Saudi Arabia security forces kill eight militants in raid on suspected hideout in Kingdom's restive Eastern Province
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Saudi Arabia security forces kill eight militants in raid on suspected hideout in Kingdom's restive Eastern Province

The Interior Ministry said security forces launched a raid against a suspected militant hideout on the island of Tarot, Saudi Arabia.

Five Maoists, including three women, killed in encounter with security forces in Odisha's Koraput
India

Five Maoists, including three women, killed in encounter with security forces in Odisha's Koraput

According to Koraput Superintendent of Police Kanwar Vishal Singh, "Five Maoists, including three women, were killed in an encounter in Padua forest area of the district. The encounter took place near the state's border with Andhra Pradesh."

Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir: Two JeM terrorists killed in Baramulla; one militant dies in Shopian
India

Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir: Two JeM terrorists killed in Baramulla; one militant dies in Shopian

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Imamsahib area of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian, following information about the presence of militants there. a gunfight ensued.

Narendra Modi at CISF Raising Day: 'Hard to protect India from hostile neighbour, VIP culture a security threat'
India

Narendra Modi at CISF Raising Day: 'Hard to protect India from hostile neighbour, VIP culture a security threat'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday opined that efforts of the security forces in protecting the country become all the more important when the neighbour is "hostile" and conspires to "hit the nation internally."