Thursday, 6 October, 2022

Topic: Militants

Two Assam Rifles jawans injured in shootout with militants in Nagaland’s Mon district

The militants, belonging to the Yung Aung faction of NSCN(K), opened fire early Monday at Assam Rifles troops who were guarding sensitive areas in the region.

‘Won’t quit govt jobs’ — Kashmiri Hindus fleeing Valley after killings say ‘we want safety’

Hundreds of Kashmiri Hindu govt employees have left the Kashmir Valley over the last 10 days in the light of alleged targeted killings by terrorists, and returned to Jammu.

3 Pakistani militants killed in Baramulla encounter, 1 policeman dead too

Valley has seen increasing violence since last October with targeted killings of administrative officials and Kashmiri Pandits.

5 terrorists belonging to LeT and JeM killed in two separate overnight encounters

4 terrorists were killed in the encounter in Naira area of Pulwama and 1 ultra was killed in Chrar-i-Sharief area of the central Kashmir's Budgam district, a police official said.

3 JeM terrorists killed in overnight encounter with security forces in J&K’s Budgam district

The encounter broke out in Budgam's Zolwa village late Thursday. Three AK 56 rifles & other incriminating material were recovered from the site of the encounter, police official said.

Another Bihari vendor shot dead in Srinagar

Arvind Kumar's murder outside a park comes after police claimed to have gunned down three terrorists involved in civilian killings.

Two civilians shot dead in separate militant attacks in J&K

A resident of Chattabal was shot dead by militants Saturday. Another civilian from Batamaloo area was shot at in a separate militant attack and succumbed to injuries Sunday.

Militant, who killed BJP leader, among 2 gunned down in encounter in J&K’s Bandipora

The slain militant was involved in the killing of BJP district president Waseem Bari, his father and brother in July last year, J&K Police said in a tweet.

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in J&K’s Shopian

A search operation in Kashwa village in Shopian turned into an encounter after militants opened fire towards the security forces, officials said.

Two militants of newly formed outfit killed by security forces in Assam’s Kokrajhar

The incident occurred when a camp of United Liberation of Bodoland (ULB), a militant group formed earlier this week, was busted during an operation Friday, police said.

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World Bank cuts India’s growth forecast to 6.5% from 7.5% for current fiscal

In its twice-a-year report on South Asia, the international financial body noted that slowing global demand will impact the country's exports.


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Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

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.