Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicBurhan Wani

Topic: Burhan Wani

PDP leader paid Rs 5 cr to Geelani’s son-in-law for Kashmir turmoil after Burhan’s death: NIA

In its charge sheet, the NIA also accused PDP leader Waheed Parra of being involved with banned terrorist groups like Hizbul Mujahideen & Lashkar-e-Taiba.

Hizbul commander Saifullah Mir shot dead in Srinagar encounter

Mir, also known as Dr Saifullah, had only taken over the reins of Hizbul in May after his predecessor, Riyaz Naikoo, was killed in a gunbattle at his native village of Beighpora.

Shutdown in parts of Kashmir, internet cut off on Burhan Wani’s death anniversary

J&K Police said some parts of the Valley witnessed minor stone-pelting incidents, which were immediately brought under control. No processions were taken out.

J&K police file FIR after letter calls for strike on Burhan Wani death anniversary tomorrow

The letter was being circulated as a missive from separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani, but police say his family has denied he wrote it.

Is Kashmir militancy beginning to ebb? Last decade trend shows it could be another false dawn

Official data shows 118 militants have been killed, and recruitment has dipped 48% so far this year. But a 2010 lull like this had ended with a new phase of militancy.

‘Use of force inevitable’ during mob violence — J&K High Court junks PIL against pellet guns

The PIL was filed by HC Bar Association of Kashmir in 2016, when the Valley erupted in clashes after the killing of militant Burhan Wani that July.

Why Kashmir’s new militancy is harder to defeat than the one in 1990s

The hardcore pan-Islamist ideological drift of the conflict in Kashmir is only going to aggravate the threats of fidayeen missions.

3 yrs after Burhan Wani, Kashmir militants targeting each other in ideological conflict

On 27 June, militants of Hizbul and LeT clashed with Islamic State’s Hind Province, in first instance of Valley's insurgents turning on each other.

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.

Last surviving militant of Burhan Wani core group killed in Shopian

Lateef Ahmed Dar, who flanked Burhan Wani in a 2015 viral photograph, was among three militants killed in a gunfight in south Kashmir.

On Camera

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Thousands of maskless Muslim pilgrims kick start largest Hajj of COVID era in Saudi Arabia

How Ashraaf Ulema use confusion about Prophet’s last speech to push casteism in Islam

Ashraafs’ deliberate disregard of Prophet Muhammad’s last speech seems designed to hide Islam’s anti-caste aspect and to ensure Pasmandas never challenge their supremacy.
File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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