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Srinagar lawyer Babar Qadri | By special arrangement

Kashmiri lawyer, killed at home, was advised to leave residence but he refused, police says

Kashmir IG Vijay Kumar says lawyer Babar Qadri was asked by his brother-in-law, a DSP in J&K Police, to leave home for a few days. An SIT has been set up to probe his murder.
The cricket field in Nazneenpora, Shopian. | Photo: Azaan Javaid/ThePrint

How booking 9 cricketers under anti-terror law has left Shopian playground empty on Sundays

J&K Police booked and later arrested 9 youths under UAPA for being part of a cricket match organised in the memory of a slain militant from Nazneenpora.
Representational image of a J&K Police barricade | File photo: PTI

J&K Police files FIR over ‘hit list’ of 62 people issued by militant outfit, probe underway

The hit list comprises political workers, panches, sarpanches, govt employees and other civilians, who, the militant group believes, work for security forces.
Suhail Abbas (19) was among those brought to the SMHS Hospital in Srinagar with pellet injuries | Photo: Azaan Javaid | ThePrint

Muharram restrictions lead to violence in Kashmir as mourners clash with police, many injured

Srinagar officials claim at least 200-250 Shia mourners, looking to take out Muharram processions, were left injured. Police says they fired pellet guns in response to stone-pelting.
Security forces cordon off the area during an encounter with militants at Sopore, in Baramulla District of South Kashmir, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. A Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorist commander was killed in the encounter | representational image | PTI

Terrorists use body cameras to film attack in J&K, forces say it’s an attempt to glorify act

The Jammu and Kashmir Police say they have responded quickly to the attack, killing 4 ‘top commanders’, including the terrorist seen in the video footage.
LeT commander Sajjad Haider, who hailed from Sopore, was killed in Baramulla Monday | By special arrangement

Lashkar commander behind BJP leader’s killing shot dead in 10-hour Kashmir gun battle

3 militants, including a Pakistani and a local youth, had struck a CRPF-J&K Police party around 10 am, killing 3 personnel before disappearing into an orchard.
(L-R) Ibrar Ahmed, Imtiaz Ahmed and Ibrar Ahmed, who is said to have been 17-18 years old | ThePrint Team

In J&K, a missing person report for 3 labourers brings 18 July Shopian encounter under cloud

The Shopian encounter resulted in the death of 3 men, their identity was not divulged at the time. Now, a Jammu family claims the 3 are their missing members.
Basant Rath

MHA suspends IPS officer Basant Rath for ‘misconduct’, days after complaint against J&K DGP

IPS officer Basant Rath had been involved in a nasty social media row with the DGP that culminated in a police complaint by the former.
J&K Police DSP Davinder Singh, who was arrested for ferrying two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists | Photo: ThePrint Team

Delhi court extends J&K police officer Davinder Singh’s custody till 16 June

Davinder Singh was arrested earlier this year while ferrying two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway and was suspended in January.
A smashed refrigerator and damaged items at a shop in Nasrullah Pora village in Budgam, Jammu and Kashmir, Thursday | Photo: Azaan Javaid | ThePrint

Budgam villagers scared to return after J&K police ‘attack’ their homes and shops

Villagers in Budgam's Nasrullah Pora had gathered at a mosque last Friday, and the police arrived to disperse them. By that night, their property had been destroyed.

On Camera

An IAF An-32 aircraft on its inaugral landing at the Nyoma airfield in 2009 | Special arrangement

At Nyoma, how the IAF turned a sandy surface into a smooth landing ground for its An-32

Upon landing at Nyoma, the engines were kept running. After a well-deserved cup of tea, we were back in the skies, leaving behind a dust storm.
Tata and Volkswagen

Tata vs Mistry fight will now be over the value of Tata Sons’ shares

Focus of Tata-Mistry dispute could shift to what each party thinks is fair valuation of the stake, with court filings pegging it at more than Rs 1.5 lakh crore.

Defence

Representational image | ANI

India, China working on Ladakh peace formula — alternate week patrolling, after disengagement

Patrolling in alternate weeks has been the established practice in the Northeast, and has worked well, barring the occasional face-off.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?