Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Topic: terrorist

Terrorists shoot dead Kashmiri Pandit in office in Budgam, J&K

According to official data, targeted killings have claimed 23 civilian lives in the Kashmir Valley since October 2021.

Women suicide bombers evoke a ‘special’ fear. But it’s about patriarchy, not bombs

Exactly like men, women suicide bombers kill and die for causes, good or evil. They too are motivated by political grievances, revenge, and rage.

‘We have to kill more’: Umar Farooq Alvi wanted to engineer a bigger attack after Pulwama

In ‘As Far as the Saffron Fields', Danesh Rana meticulously pieces together a detailed account of the conspiracy behind the Pulwama attack.

‘Opening doors to enter US & f*** with them’: Texas synagogue attacker’s last call to brother

Recording of Malik Faisal Akram’s call to England was obtained and reported by 'Jewish Chronicle'. In it, he promised to die a ‘martyr’, ranted about US’ overseas wars.

3 days after busting terror module, police recover 2.5 kg RDX, detonator in poll-bound Punjab

Recovery made on the basis of disclosure statement from Amandeep Kumar alias Mantri, prime accused in two November 2021 grenade attacks in Pathankot, Punjab DGP says.

Pakistan missing Biden’s Summit for Democracy a bit rich. Just like the invitation was

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

How a teen Pakistan ‘terrorist’ joined Lashkar, signed up for a mission in India

Ali Babar Patra was one of 6 terrorists trying to infiltrate into India on 18 September. While four ran back when spotted by Indian Army, one was killed in crossfire & Patra surrendered.

Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in J&K’s Uri sector, 3 terrorists killed

A large cache of arms and ammunition, including five assault rifles, seven pistols and grenades, were recovered from the site, an army official said.

China asks US, world to provide aid to Afghanistan to avert crisis post-Taliban takeover

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian also said Taliban should stay true to its commitment and take effective measures to crack down on terrorist forces on Afghan soil.

In Kashmir, veracity takes a back seat to virality. Army must lead the information war

In Punjab, pictures of militant leaders showing their opulent lifestyle were made public to bring the reality to the people. Kashmir can take cue.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.