Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: terrorists

Kashmir terrorist numbers & local recruitment dip, but ‘dormant’ Pakistan intruders resurface

South Kashmir, known as the den of terrorism for years, had about 140-150 terrorists operating over the last five years but there are only 74 left in the list maintained by security forces.

Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist killed in encounter in J&K’s Pulwama

Jammu & Kashmir Police said terrorist Feroz Ahmad Dar, a Shopian resident, was active since 2017. He was a designated 'A+' category terrorist and was involved in several terror cases.

How it took 76 hours, negotiations and protests for Kashmir encounter victims to bury their dead

2 civilians were among those killed in Hyderpora encounter. Their families faced a long drawn negotiation with the police to get the bodies. IG says police regret their killing.

Alarmed by civilian murders, NIA and J&K police target terrorist aides, detain 800

Spate of civilian killings has come as a reminder of peak-militancy days in Kashmir in 1989 and 1990, when thousands of Kashmiri Pandits were forced to flee the Valley.

In Afghanistan, extremists are targeting extremists. But the one in Kabul has no vision either

While Afghanistan has huge mineral wealth, China gives cash only on delivery. Taliban will probably have to turn to West, which will upset other extremists.

NIA court sentences LeT terrorist to ​7 years imprisonment for conspiring terror attacks in India

Mohammad Amir of Karachi along with three others had infiltrated into India from Pakistan attacks at different locations on the directions of their handlers based across the border.

Soldier injured during encounter with terrorists in J&K’s Rajouri district

Security forces launched a search operation in the Thanamandi belt following inputs about the presence of terrorists. Police said it is the second encounter in the area this month.

Terrorists open fire at BSF convoy in J&K’s Kulgam, encounter underway

A police spokesperson said there were no reports of any injuries in the attack but the assailants were trapped.

Kashmiri Pandits facing casual bigotry—from Clubhouse to Facebook

In Kashmir, those who are seen loyal to the Indian State are labeled as ‘informants’, making it easy for Pakistani terror groups to mark them for elimination.

Drones are low-cost, high-dividend threats. But India is still shooting in the dark

Never in history has a weapons system offered so much to terrorists at so low a cost.

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India has debated sedition at length but it won’t go without the overhaul of justice system

Preventive Detention has stayed its course because India didn’t invest much in the investigative competence of the police, or legal acumen of the prosecutors.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


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As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.