Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicJ&K Police

Topic: J&K Police

JeM terrorist and Pulwama attack conspirator killed in encounter in J&K

JeM terrorist Mohammad Ismail Alvi, who was a Pakistani national and an Afghan war veteran, was involved in conspiracy and planning of the 2019 Pulwama attack.

Shopian ‘encounter’ in July was staged for Rs 20 lakh, according to SIT chargesheet

The Army denies that its captain staged the encounter for Rs 20 lakh, saying there was no system of cash rewards for its personnel for any acts in combat situations or otherwise in the line of duty.

Kashmir Times is latest, media in J&K has been ‘gasping for breath’ since Article 370 move

The offices of two media outlets have been sealed, and since the abrogation of Article 370 last August, 18 journalists have been summoned or questioned by the J&K Police. 

IPS vs IPS online spat takes serious turn, IG Rath files police complaint against J&K DGP

Basant Rath has told the police he’s not asking them to file an FIR, but to note that if something happens to him, it’s on DGP Dilbag Singh.

Why was Davinder Singh case transferred to NIA? The story that just doesn’t add up

Davinder Singh was one case where J&K Police could have made a new beginning, but it has squandered the opportunity by transferring the case to NIA.

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.

Detained Shah Faesal for instigating people against India’s sovereignty: J&K Police

The J&K govt was responding to a plea filed by IAS-officer-turned politician Shah Faesal, who says he was illegally detained at Delhi airport on August 14.

After resignations by J&K’s special police officers, Modi govt gives them a pay hike

Being locals, the SPOs, who fight militancy alongside the army and regular police, have emerged as the most vulnerable targets for militants in the Valley.

10 people, all relatives of policemen, kidnapped by militants in south Kashmir

J&K police chief says reports are being verified; incidents come in the wake of 'threat' by Hizbul Mujahideen commander, asking local cops to resign.

Forces gun down 3 militants in Kashmir’s Handwara, soldier killed in Kupwara

Army confirms militants were ‘foreigners’ and says the security forces first asked them to surrender, but killed the militants when fired upon.

On Camera

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.
Representational image for trade from China | Photo: Bloomberg

What conflict? India’s imports from China soar to almost $100 bn, led by smartphones, machinery

According to China's official data, its exports to India reached $97.52 billion in 2021, while total two-way bilateral trade touched $125.66 billion.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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