Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicJammu and Kashmir police

Topic: Jammu and Kashmir police

‘Dear Death, please come…’, says diary of ‘depressed’ man held for murder of J&K DG Prisons

Police suspect Yasir Ahmed slit DG (Prisons) Hemant Kumar Lohia's throat & stabbed him multiple times before fleeing. He was arrested Tuesday from a field in Jammu's Ramban district.

Delhi garment trader arrested for operating hawala channels to ‘fund’ terror outfits in J&K

48-year-old Mohammed Yaseen is suspected to have worked as a conduit for hawala money and delivered it to terror operatives Lashkar-e-Taiba and Al Badr.

Valley terrorist count down below 150, target is to go under 100 by year-end, says IGP Kashmir

Vijay Kumar, 1997-batch IPS officer, says in interview that local support for terror outfits is falling, 'hybrid terrorists' are a challenge J&K Police is focussing on.

Video calls, camera-mounted Army dogs, locked rooms: Inside story of Hyderpora encounter

Exchange of fire took place with forces that had surrounded building, says top security source, to counter allegations this was a fake encounter in which innocent men were killed.

Civilian killed in Hyderpora encounter often had tea with CRPF men, eyewitnesses say

J&K Police admit two civilians were taken to encounter spot to ‘identify militants’, but families allege they were used as ‘human shields’.

Journalist ‘with militant links’ held with 2 live grenades after Kashmir blast, role ‘not clear’

According to police, Aadil Farooq Bhat, who works with a local news agency, was also arrested in 2019. He allegedly worked as overground worker for Lashkar-e-Taiba.

7 militants, including chief of Al Qaeda-inspired AGH killed, Amarnath Yatra was target

Police & Army say militants are picking ‘soft targets’ but Yatra will be protected, reveal that Hizbul & Lashkar operatives are joining outfits like AGH to revive them.

3 days of terror: Kashmir village recounts living through gun battle that left it in ruins

Past three days marked pure chaos for Rawalpora as it became the site of perhaps the most intense violence Kashmir has seen since the killing of Riyaz Naikoo last May.

3 militants, J&K policeman killed in encounters in Budgam, Shopian

One policeman was also injured in the gunbattle that ensued after militants opened fire during a cordon and search operation at Zanigam village in Budgam district.

J&K cops arrest Jaish overground worker deported from Qatar, say he raised money for outfit

Muneeb Ahmad Sofi is accused of collecting money for JeM at international level. He was taken into custody at IGI Airport in New Delhi after Qatar deported him.

On Camera

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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