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Hizbul Mujahideen trying to re-establish base in North Kashmir, says Army

This came a day after 3 Hizbul militants were killed in an encounter in Northern Kashmir where only ultras from Lashkar-e-Toiba & Jaish-e-Mohammad had been neutralised in recent years.
Security forces in Srinagar | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

118 militants, 11 of them Pakistanis, killed in 6 months, 48% dip in recruitment: J&K Police

Of the 118 slain militants, 57 belonged to Hizbul Mujahideen, 24 to Lashkar-e-Taiba and 22 to Jaish-e-Mohammad, IGP, Kashmir, Viijay Kumar said.

J&K Police arrests slain militant’s mother for posing with gun, ‘recruiting men for terror’

55-year-old Naseema Banoo was arrested in connection with an FIR filed in 2018. A photograph showed her posing with a machine gun, sitting next to her militant son.
At the encounter site in Beighpora village where Riyaz Naikoo was killed | Photo: Azaan Javaid | ThePrint

How the Riyaz Naikoo encounter unfolded, as his Beighpora village watched in ‘surprise’

Security forces took three days to zero in on and kill Riyaz Naikoo, who was one of the Valley’s most wanted and longest surviving militants.
Jammu & Kashmir DSP Davinder Singh | PTI

How a phone call led to arrest of J&K cop Davinder Singh & two Hizbul terrorists

J&K deputy superintendent of police Davinder Singh and two Hizbul terrorists, along with another 'key player' lawyer Irfan Ahmad Mir, were arrested last month.
DSP Davinder Singh (in turban behind envoy in red jacket) at Srinagar airport where he met envoys from 15 countries Thursday | PTI

How J&K cop Davinder’s ‘covert mission lie’ was exposed by militant he was ferrying

The DSP's narrative was undermined by captured militant's revelation that he knew him from earlier and the J&K police's own intel from the morning of the officer's arrest.
US-based Islamic organisation ICNA

Not just JeM, Lashkar – this Islamic group in Louisiana & Michigan as dangerous for India

Far too few Indians know about ICNA, its network, the millions of dollars it has and its grip on media. Now, it has turned its attention to India.
Army jawans at Gund Brath area of Sopore in north Kashmir

Why Jamaat-e-Islami in Kashmir is the South Asian version of Muslim Brotherhood

Today, it is firmly believed in Kashmiri circles that not a single targeted and political killing happens in Kashmir without Jamaat’s approval.
Burhan Wani and his core group of militants (representational file image)

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.
Kashmir Panchayat Polls

‘Lashkar & Hizbul’ release fresh videos to threaten Kashmir’s panchayat poll candidates

Panchayat polls in Jammu & Kashmir are scheduled to be held in nine phases, beginning November.

On Camera

File image of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Photo: ANI

Jaishankar’s moment to help Modi reset ties with Bangladesh, bury Shah’s ‘termite’ episode

Modi realises the India-Bangladesh relationship is special and wants to refurbish the bond that has been fraying since Amit Shah described illegal Bangladeshis as 'termites'.
Oil Facilities And Services Ahead Of Final Year Figures After Demonetization Induced Fluctuation

Diesel demand drop forces India to import gasoline as Covid skews output

The slump in diesel demand is forcing refineries to operate below capacity, but gasoline sales are back at pre-virus levels with people resorting to personal vehicles.

Defence

File image of the OFB pavilion at DefExpo 2016 | Representational image | Twitter | @SpokespersonMoD

Army says ‘poor quality’ Ordnance Board ammo, mines have cost India Rs 960 crore since 2014

Pointing out these shortcomings in an internal assessment, the Army has thrown its weight behind government plans to corporatise the OFB to make it more efficient.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.