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Zakir Musa's successor killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora; DGP Dilbag Singh says AGH 'wiped out'
India

Zakir Musa's successor killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora; DGP Dilbag Singh says AGH 'wiped out'

The Indian Army on Tuesday killed the commander of the Al Qaeda-backed Ansar Ghazwat-ul Hind outfit in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora.

Omar Abdullah claims boycotting Jammu and Kashmir polls is risky, says it can lead to BJP MLA winning from Tral
Politics

Omar Abdullah claims boycotting Jammu and Kashmir polls is risky, says it can lead to BJP MLA winning from Tral

Omar Abdullah has said there is a danger in boycotting Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir as it could lead to a BJP MLA winning from Tral.

In chilling warning to LeT, HM in Kashmir, Islamic State affiliate warns it 'will feel no weakness in slaying these enemies of Islam'
India

In chilling warning to LeT, HM in Kashmir, Islamic State affiliate warns it 'will feel no weakness in slaying these enemies of Islam'

A militant outfit linked to Islamic State has declared a war on pro-Pakistan Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Taiba.

Pakistan's ISI didn't share intelligence on possible terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora, claims Indian intel
India

Pakistan's ISI didn't share intelligence on possible terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora, claims Indian intel

Intelligence officials in New Delhi are pushing back against claims that Pakistan’s ISI has begun sharing warnings on terrorist attacks in Kashmir with New Delhi, saying that the warning of a bombing in south Kashmir’s Awantipora was made through an anonymous call, not a government communication

Pakistan shares inputs about possible terror attack: Change in Islamabad's anti-India mindset requires much more
India

Pakistan shares inputs about possible terror attack: Change in Islamabad's anti-India mindset requires much more

Pakistan has reportedly shared an intelligence input with Indian authorities about a potential terror attack in Kashmir.

'Betrayed' by Pakistan, jihadists seek alliances in Kashmir, Afghanistan; recent audio eulogising Zakir Musa highlights global links of militancy
India

'Betrayed' by Pakistan, jihadists seek alliances in Kashmir, Afghanistan; recent audio eulogising Zakir Musa highlights global links of militancy

Feeble frictions began emerging on the ground since Adil Mir took control of the jihad in Kashmir in the year 2010.

Protestors waving Zakir Musa banners clash with security forces after Eid prayers in some parts of Jammu and Kashmir
India

Protestors waving Zakir Musa banners clash with security forces after Eid prayers in some parts of Jammu and Kashmir

Clashes between protestors and security forces broke out after Eid prayers in some parts of Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said. There were no reports of anyone getting hurt, they said

Death of Zakir Musa has curbed militant mobilisation in Kashmir Valley, says J&K DGP Dilbag Singh
India

Death of Zakir Musa has curbed militant mobilisation in Kashmir Valley, says J&K DGP Dilbag Singh

Last month, during Ramzan, Kashmir witnessed 13 gunfights, which left 28 militants dead. The forces credit the non-implementation of NICO (non-initiation of combat operations) for their major combat success

Bihar teenaged labourer, in search of livelihood in Kashmir, becomes victim of pellets; 17-year-old boy fighting losing battle against blindness
India

Bihar teenaged labourer, in search of livelihood in Kashmir, becomes victim of pellets; 17-year-old boy fighting losing battle against blindness

The victims of pellets in Kashmir have also formed an association to press the state government to abandon the use of the deadly weapon which sparked the ‘epidemic of dead eyes’ in 2016.

Once rivals, Kashmiri militants turn 'heroes' after death for separatists; shift in old guard's stand exposes hypocrisy
India

Once rivals, Kashmiri militants turn 'heroes' after death for separatists; shift in old guard's stand exposes hypocrisy

Young Kashmiri militants who choose to fight the State and grow larger than life are suspected simply for managing to avoid security forces’, but their deaths breathe fresh lease of life into the state's morbid politics.

In Kashmir's Soibugh, armed forces' assault on protesters leaves five youths injured
India

In Kashmir's Soibugh, armed forces' assault on protesters leaves five youths injured

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Budgam, Amod Ashok Nagpuri, said that the police has registered a case and the boys who were injured, were picked up during the clashes with armed forces

Kashmir: Firing underway between security forces and terrorists in Kulgam; two to three militants suspected trapped
India

Kashmir: Firing underway between security forces and terrorists in Kulgam; two to three militants suspected trapped

This comes a day after two terrorists were killed and their arms and ammunition confiscated by the security forces after an exchange of fire broke out in Kokernag area of Anantnag district on Tuesday.

Pellet guns in Kashmir: Cases of injuries to youths continue to be reported, but authorities say use of weapon on the decline
World

Pellet guns in Kashmir: Cases of injuries to youths continue to be reported, but authorities say use of weapon on the decline

Top police officials have said that the use of pellet guns has decreased as the intensity of protests has also declined in southern Kashmir.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha polls and Rahul Gandhi, Zakir Musa's killing, PM Narendra Modi movie review; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha polls and Rahul Gandhi, Zakir Musa's killing, PM Narendra Modi movie review; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha polls and Rahul Gandhi, Zakir Musa's killing, PM Narendra Modi review; today's must-read stories

Zakir Musa killing affords establishment opportunity to reach disaffected J&K youth as security forces press advantage
India

Zakir Musa killing affords establishment opportunity to reach disaffected J&K youth as security forces press advantage

While it is good that Zakir Musa has finally been neutralised, what's more important is the ‘what next?’ aspect inevitably thrown up after the neutralisation of a high-profile terrorist.

Zakir Musa encounter in Tral: Curfew imposed in parts of Kashmir; educational institutes, internet shut down as precautionary measure
India

Zakir Musa encounter in Tral: Curfew imposed in parts of Kashmir; educational institutes, internet shut down as precautionary measure

Curfew was imposed in parts of Kashmir on Friday, a day after Zakir Musa, the so-called chief of a group affiliated to the Al-Qaeda, was believed to have been killed in an encounter with security forces in Tral.

Islamic State Jammu Kashmir chief Zakir Musa shot dead after encounter with security forces in Kashmir's Tral
India

Islamic State Jammu Kashmir chief Zakir Musa shot dead after encounter with security forces in Kashmir's Tral

A joint team of army’s 42 Rashtriya Rifles and Jammu and Kashmir Police cordoned off the Dadsara village on Thursday evening as people were busy preparing to break the fast as the Muslim holy month of Ramzan is going on.

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.

Al-Badr chief Zeenat-ul-Islam, killed in Kulgam encounter, acted like 'Pied Piper' to expand group's South Kashmir base
India

Al-Badr chief Zeenat-ul-Islam, killed in Kulgam encounter, acted like 'Pied Piper' to expand group's South Kashmir base

Zeenat-ul-Islam, one of the longest-surviving leaders of new age militancy, joined Al-Badr in November last year, saying that other outfits were "doing well" and he wanted "to strength and popularise the group".

In Kashmir, the institution of Mirwaiz is once again faced with an enemy who must not be named
India

In Kashmir, the institution of Mirwaiz is once again faced with an enemy who must not be named

In Jammu and Kashmir, the authority of the Mirwaiz is again being challenged, in both politics as well as religion.