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Representational image of an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir | Photo: ANI

Militant killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag

Police said a search operation in Srigufwara turned into an encounter Monday morning when the militants, hiding in the area, opened fire at the security forces.
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3 militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag

The security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Khul Chohar in the south Kashmir district following information about the presence of militants in the area.
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Militants shoot dead Kashmiri Pandit sarpanch in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district

Ajay Pandit, who was a Congress party member, succumbed to his injuries in his native village Monday evening.

Kashmir’s Chitti Singhpora struggles between remembering and forgetting a 20-yr-old massacre

A plaque embossed in the wall of a gurdwara where 17 of 35 Kashmiri Sikh men were lined up and shot dead is now gone. All that remains are bullet holes.

Four militants killed in encounter with security forces in J&K’s Anantnag

The encounter took place after militants fired upon the security forces during a search operation.
File photo of security personnel stand guard at Lal Chowk in Srinagar

Panic in Anantnag as grenade attack on security patrol injures 10 civilians

A hunt is underway for suspected militants who hurled the grenade outside the deputy commissioner's office in Anantnag Saturday.
Militant attack in Anantnagar, Kashmir

5 CRPF soldiers and 1 gunman killed in militant attack in Anantnag

At least two militants attacked a patrol CRPF party with automatic rifles followed by grenades in Anantnag.
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How security forces ensured a peaceful Lok Sabha election in troubled Kashmir

Voter turnout may have been dismal in Kashmir but Lok Sabha polls passed off without any major incidents of violence, thanks to a slew of security measures.
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PM Modi condemns killing of BJP leader Gul Mohammed Mir in Anantnag

A BJP district vice-president was shot dead by militants in his house in Anantnag district, Jammu and Kashmir.
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J&K police car used to distribute food packs at BJP rally in Anantnag, probe ordered

After a video of the instance surfaced, the vehicle was withdrawn from the person and driver it was attached to.

On Camera

Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala | Commons

Padmanabhaswamy verdict can reduce the rich temple to go to Communists with a begging bowl

The Supreme Court has also ordered a 25-year audit of the Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Even scam-tainted promoters or companies have not had to face such long-term audits.
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After luring Google & Facebook, Mukesh Ambani plans to build a global digital company

Mukesh Ambani unveiled a slew of services from Jio, including a 5G network as early as next year and a mega video-streaming platform.

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The new SiG 716 G2 rifles in use with the Indian Army | By special arrangement

Rifles, missiles, ammunition, drones — armed forces on shopping spree amid LAC tensions

Unprecedented emergency powers given to armed forces under the capital budget, for purchases of new equipment and systems, are likely to ease bottlenecks.
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Uttar Pradesh is India’s broken heartland, break it into 4 or 5 states

Uttar Pradesh, our largest state by population and most powerful, is also the worst governed. A state with 1-in-6 Indians has no hope because of its size.