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Representational image of troops standing guard at an encounter site in Jammu and Kashmir | Photo: ANI

3 militants, 1 soldier killed in gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

Security forces were conducting a search operation in Zadoora area of Pulwama district Friday night when militants fired upon them, an official said.
Representational image of an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir | Photo: ANI

Five militants killed by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian

The security forces launched a search operation in Reban area of Shopian after receiving specific information about the presence of militants.

Has CDS Gen Bipin Rawat overstepped his brief by speaking on ‘de-radicalisation camps’?

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said that India has de-radicalisation camps for the young. He also said that 10-12 years old from Kashmir were being radicalised.
Security forces in Kashmir

The sheer folly of Modi govt’s media managers plotting a Kashmir-is-normal story

It is preposterous for anyone to have expected celebrations in Kashmir when Modi govt had placed 7 million people under a clampdown.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa

These images show Pakistan is planning something sinister after India’s Article 370 move

India has to enforce rock-solid discipline in its security forces and micro-manage ground situation in Kashmir to avoid flare-ups.
Restrictions, night curfews imposed in several parts of J-K

Security forces on full alert in Jammu and Kashmir, Army on standby

Modi govt’s move to revoke Article 370 & bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories could lead to deterioration in law and order.
Amarnath pilgrims

Amarnath yatris completing their 45-day pilgrimage is a matter of prestige for Kashmir

For the Kashmiri on the street, the government asking the Amarnath yatris to return is ominous.
Representational Image | Adeel Halim | Bloomberg

7 naxals killed in Chhattisgarh

A joint team of District Reserve Guard and Special Task Force of state police was out on anti-Naxal operation when the gun-battle broke out.
A security personnel stand guard near Lal Chowk in Srinagar (representational image) | S Irfan/PTI

Top Jaish-e-Mohammed commander & 1 other militant killed in Kashmir encounter

Munna Lahori, a Pakistani national, was responsible for a series of civilian killings in Kashmir, officials said.
Representational image | ThePrint

A woman among 2 Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Dantewada

The gunbattle broke out when a District Reserve Guard team was out on an anti-Naxal operation Sunday morning. 

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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden (R) and US President Donald Trump speak during the first US presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio, on 29 September

Trump-Biden debate had no highlights, only lowlights

The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and his democratic challenger Joe Biden must have been one of the nastiest presidential debate in US history.
File image of Department of Economic Affairs Secretary Tarun Bajaj | Photo: ANI

India will not meet its Rs 2.1 lakh crore disinvestment target in 2020-21, DEA secretary says

Govt retains its Rs 12 lakh crore borrowing limit for the full financial year, which means it can borrow Rs 4.34 lakh crore in the second half.


File image of the OFB pavilion at DefExpo 2016 | Representational image | Twitter | @SpokespersonMoD

Ordnance factories hit back at Army claims, cite export orders, accidents of other equipment

In a statement, OFB said only 19 per cent of the accidents involving defence ammunition between January 2015 and December 2019 could be attributed to the board.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.