Saturday, 3 December, 2022
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Topic: LeT

‘Worse than 1990s’ — Kashmir journalists resign, go into hiding after anonymous ‘Lashkar threat’

At least 6 journalists have quit in last 10 days after threat from blog said to be run from Pakistan. Many took to social media to announce their dissociation from media houses.

SC confirmed LeT terrorist’s death sentence. Before that, his petition saved 19 from the gallows

SC confirmed Mohammad Arif’s sentence in 2000 Red Fort attack case Thursday. His petition led to a 2014 judgment that resulted in multiple commutations of death row & acquittals.

3 LeT militants trapped as encounter breaks out in J-K’s Budgam, say police

Jammu and Kashmir Police said that terrorist Lateef Rather, who was involved in the killings of Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhat and local TV artiste Amreen Bhat, is also trapped.

2 LeT militants, including a Pakistani, gunned down in encounter in J-K’s Kupwara

The cordon and search operation launched by security forces in Kupwara's Chaktaras Kandi area turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon them, a police official said.

How LeT’s Zia Mustafa was taken out of jail to track down militants in Poonch, but ended up dead

Zia Mustafa was arrested in 2003 for Nadimarg massacre. Police say he was killed in a crossfire while 'leading security forces to Pakistani terrorists hiding in forested areas of Poonch'.

Forces identify 6 LeT militants behind Kashmir minority killings, focus on busting terror network

Multiple agencies, including officers from Delhi, are involved in the operation and the idea is to unearth the entire network behind the terror module.

How a teen Pakistan ‘terrorist’ joined Lashkar, signed up for a mission in India

Ali Babar Patra was one of 6 terrorists trying to infiltrate into India on 18 September. While four ran back when spotted by Indian Army, one was killed in crossfire & Patra surrendered.

Security forces kill 3 LeT militants in encounter at J&K’s Baramulla

As per police records, the killed terrorists were part of groups involved in several terror crime cases, including attacks on security establishments and civilian atrocities.

BJP sarpanch, wife shot dead by LeT terrorists inside their house in J&K’s Anantnag

The incident took place in the afternoon when two LeT terrorists entered the rented accommodation of Ghulam Rasool Dar and shot him and wife Jawhara Begum at Lal Chowk area in Anantnag.

Youth killed in Kulgam encounter ‘worked with LeT’, cops say, family claims ‘he played cricket’

Police say 19-yr-old Zakir Bashir was 'actively working' for LeT and 'harboured militants'. His family alleges he was dragged out of his home and beaten to death by security personnel.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.