Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicKashmir militants

Topic: Kashmir militants

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.

Militants attack BJP leader in J&K’s Ganderbal, PSO, terrorist killed in firing

The militants shot at on Ghulam Qadir, a district vice president of the BJP, near his residence at Nunner in Ganderbal, a police official said.

3 militants, 1 civilian killed as search operation turns into encounter in J&K’s Batamaloo

Two CRPF personnel, including an officer, sustained injuries after militants opened fire during the search operation in Firdousabad locality.

Three militants & assistant sub-inspector of J&K Police killed in a gunfight near Srinagar

Militants fired on a joint 'naka' of police and the Central Reserve Police Force at Pantha Chowk area late Saturday night, a police official said.

J&K police file FIR after letter calls for strike on Burhan Wani death anniversary tomorrow

The letter was being circulated as a missive from separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani, but police say his family has denied he wrote it.

Is Kashmir militancy beginning to ebb? Last decade trend shows it could be another false dawn

Official data shows 118 militants have been killed, and recruitment has dipped 48% so far this year. But a 2010 lull like this had ended with a new phase of militancy.

Day after J&K militant attack, 3-yr-old knows grandfather is dead but thinks he will return

Death of Bashir Ahmed Khan has triggered a massive controversy in Kashmir in light of two very divergent accounts regarding the circumstances of his killing.

15-yr-old boy killed in Handwara encounter was differently-abled and out playing with friends

The body of Hazim Bhat, a native of J&K's Khaipora village, was buried at a cemetery used to bury foreign or unidentified militants. 

J&K Police verifying claim that 2 militants killed in Handwara are residents of Valley

The claim was made by Kashmir’s new militant group, TRF. The outfit released a video, claiming the 2 slain militants were part of their cadre.

Why Kashmir’s new militant outfit, ‘Lashkar offshoot’, signals possible escalation of violence

J&K Police say the TRF’s emergence could be the start of a 'violent campaign' in Kashmir, which the Lashkar-e-Taiba cannot undertake on its own due to international focus on it.

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For BJP, Gyanvapi is like Babri. It’ll swing elections but take India back to a dark past

Secular Indians are mistaken if they think that the Place of Worship Act will prevent masjid-mandir controversies from proliferating. It is proved wrong every day.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.