Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicMilitancy

Topic: militancy

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.

J&K sees 45% jump in militants killed in 2020, rise follows clampdown lull in 2019

According to MHA data, 2020 also brought a fall of 80% in the number of stone-pelting incidents — 93 as compared to 477 in 2019. This is being seen as a fallout of Covid.

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Afghanistan emerging as a deep security hole. Can Iran’s revolutionary generals see it?

Iran's large but suppressed democratic constituencies are gravely dismayed by losing a key democratic ally and inspiration.

Fed’s hawkish pivot sends sovereign yields soaring to highs across Asia, Australia, NZ

With growing expectations that the Fed stance will spur rapid tightening from central banks all over, yields rose across regions including in Asia.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

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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