Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicHizbul Mujahiddeen

Topic: Hizbul Mujahiddeen

Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander killed in encounter with security forces in J&K’s Kupwara

Mehrazuddin Halwai, a top commander of the militant group who was involved in several terror crimes, was killed Wednesday in retaliatory action, the police said.

2019 communication blackout, Pakistan — why 2020 saw spike in Kashmir youth joining militants

Police data shows 2020 saw the highest number of youth join militant groups after 2018. Experts say Pakistan's agenda is to project militancy as 'local resistance'.

Hizbul chief Salahuddin, Indian Mujahideen’s Bhatkal among 18 designated as terrorists

Home affairs ministry designates 18 new names as terrorists under the amended UAPA 2019. Prior to the law, only organisations could be tagged as terrorist entities.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Losing the pulse: Are chana prices going to rise? Govt must observe closely

With prices of chana trickling for two years now, the government must revisit its policies and save the crop before it is too late.
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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.