Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Topic: terrorists

‘Locked up like animals’ – Pandits want to flee Kashmir, hope it’s their last exodus

Kashmiri Pandits, ‘rehabilitated’ under PM’s job scheme, would rather leave than stay in prison-like camps for their ‘security’. But, Muslims and other migrants live in fear too.

Behind Kashmir civilian killings, local men ‘made terrorists online less than 10-15 days earlier’

Kashmir IG Vijay Kumar says police retaliating with full force through more encounters & swift arrests. In May alone, 27 terrorists 'killed in encounters and 22 arrested'.

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.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.


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Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.