Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicSecurity forces

Topic: security forces

J&K heating up before Modi visit: Attacks on rise, terrorist chatter on ‘high-grade IED blast’

PM's 1st visit to J&K since Article 370 abrogation. Since it was announced in March, 6 panchayat members killed in attacks, as well as 3 civilians & 5 security personnel.

Two LeT militants killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar

The encounter broke out Saturday after the security forces conducting a search operation in Zakura locality were fired upon by hiding terrorists, police officials said

JeM terrorist, cop killed and 5 injured in encounter in J&K’s Kulgam district

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Pariwan area of the district following information about the presence of militants there, officials said.

Security forces kill 3 JeM militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

Three militants including a Pakistani national were killed during a search operation in Chandgam village of Pulwama district which turned into an encounter, ​police officials said.

3 JeM militants killed in encounter with security forces in Srinagar

During the encounter, three police personnel and a CRPF personnel were also injured, police officials said. They were rushed to a hospital for treatment.

How legalised ‘controlled ops’ can prevent Army operations like in Nagaland

If there were embedded sources in Nagaland, where a botched Army operation killed 13 villagers, enhanced accuracy of information would have ensured reduced damage.

Security forces kill unidentified militant in Srinagar

The Jammu & Kashmir police said they began a search operation based on specific input about the presence of militants in the area, which then turned into an encounter.

Security forces kill 2 unidentified militants in J&K’s Kulgam district

Jammu & Kashmir police spokesman said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants fired upon the forces, who retaliated.

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.

Security forces destroy IED planted by militants in J&K’s Kulgam district

An IED was spotted under a chinar tree on the outskirts of village Damjan in Kashmir's Qazigund area, which was neutralised and destroyed in-situ.

On Camera


Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.