Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicMilitancy

Topic: militancy

‘Poor security’, ‘bad conditions’: Why Panchayat members holed up in Srinagar hotels are angry

Modi’s scheduled to visit Jammu on 24 April — Panchayati Raj Diwas. But the panchayat representatives want more than ‘just announcements’ from the prime minister.

Militant gunned down by security forces in J&K’s Shopian

The encounter started during a cordon and search operation launched by the security forces. The identity of the militant and the group to which he belonged are yet to be ascertained.

India must consolidate its gains in Kashmir. Jihadist groups eyeing expansion opportunity

There are signs that the Pakistan army may no longer be willing—or able, in the face of a resurgent Taliban—to take on its jihadist proxies.

No way out except holding talks with Pakistan to end militancy in J&K, Farooq Abdullah says

Referring to the killing of two policemen in Kashmir Friday, the former J&K CM said govt claims everything is 'hunky-dory' but how can an ordinary man be safe if policemen aren't safe.

Terrorists behind Assam Rifles ambush likely came through ‘porous’ Myanmar border: Manipur CM

Speaking to ThePrint, CM N. Biren Singh condemns ambush as ‘cowardly’, says attackers will not be spared and a search operation has been launched by state and central government.

Two militants, including LeT commander, killed in encounter in J-K’s Pulwama

LeT commander Umar Mushtaq Khandey was among the top 10 wanted militants and had killed two police constables in Srinagar's Baghat in February.

Blood stains, bullet marks tell story of killed Sikh principal, Hindu teacher in J&K school

Four terrorists, only two of whom carried pistols, walked into the school at about 11 am and killed the duo after singling them out in an identification parade.

Political parties in J&K condemn killing of policeman by militants in Kulgam

Constable Banto Sharma, resident of Wanpoh area, was killed Friday. Politicians including Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and Sajad Lone took to twitter to express condolences.

2 top commanders killed but at least 37 Jaish terrorists still holed up in Kashmir 

According to the data with the security establishment, of the 37 Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists, 5 are Kashmiris and 32 are foreigners, all of whom have infiltrated from across the border.

What is the Karbi insurgency, its violent past & how it could impact coming Assam election

The Karbi insurgency for a separate state of Karbi Anglong and North Cachar Hills is in the spotlight after 1,040 insurgents surrendered to the Assam govt this week.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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