Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicKashmir militants

Topic: Kashmir militants

2 militants shot dead in Jammu & Kashmir’s Anantnag, Bandipora districts

One of the terrorists killed has been identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar affiliated with LET (TRF) and was involved in recent civilian killing at Shahgund, Kashmir IGP Vijay Kumar said.

India doesn’t expect Taliban to be very different now, but will continue to engage with it

India wants new power centre in Afghanistan to keep New Delhi's interest in mind, though no official decision on recognising the Taliban govt has been taken.

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.

Security forces destroy IED planted by militants in J&K’s Kulgam district

An IED was spotted under a chinar tree on the outskirts of village Damjan in Kashmir's Qazigund area, which was neutralised and destroyed in-situ.

Body of Shopian militant found in Srinagar lake

Militant Amir Ahmad Malik was reported missing in October 2020 and had joined terror outfit the Resistance Front, a shadow outfit of LeT, the officials said.

Two militants killed in encounter in J&K’s Srinagar district

A search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire at the security forces in the Khonmoh area, on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Terrorists take refuge in mosque after encounter with security forces in J&K’s Shopian

In a separate encounter in Tral, Pulwama Friday morning, two unidentified militants were gunned down by security personnel, the police said.

Policeman, civilian injured after militants open fire in Srinagar

The attack site at Hawal Chowk has been cordoned off and the two injured persons have been taken to hospital, a police official said.

J&K DGP says militants surrendering ‘when bullets are being fired’ is welcome development

J&K DGP Dilbag Singh appealed to youngsters who have picked up arms to give up the path of violence and return to the mainstream at a function in Zewan, Srinagar.

Day after Kashmir killings, a village in shock & families surprised by BJP connection

BJP slams Jammu & Kashmir Police, saying party had requested security for two of its 3 slain members but it was ignored.

On Camera

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Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
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Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

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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