Pakistan

NDA allowed terrorism to re-emerge in J&K: Omar Abdullah

NDA allowed terrorism to re-emerge in J&K: Omar Abdullah

National Conference (NC) vice president and former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah said the NDA government’s claim that more militants were killed in Kashmir during its rule than in the UPA dispensation actually tells how it allowed militancy and violence to re-emerge in the Valley. “Actually minister sahib this tells the story […]

Delhi urged to make rule against handing militants’ bodies to kin

Delhi urged to make rule against handing militants’ bodies to kin

Government forces have urged the Delhi government to frame a policy against handing over bodies of militants killed in encounters in Jammu and Kashmir to their families in an effort to prevent people from attending their funerals, which often motivates many local youths in joining militancy, the Indian Express reported. Jammu and Kashmir Police are […]

Kashmir’s IS chief Dawood Salafi among 4 militants killed in Anantnag gunfight: Police

Kashmir’s IS chief Dawood Salafi among 4 militants killed in Anantnag gunfight: Police

Four militants, including the chief of militant outfit ‘Islamic State’ in Jammu and Kashmir, were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Srigufwara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday, police said. The slain, according to an official, were identified as ISJK chief Dawood Salafi alias Burhan from HMT Srinagar, Majid Manzoor Dar […]

South #Kashmir: 4 killed in ongoing Anantnag gunfight

South #Kashmir: 4 killed in ongoing Anantnag gunfight

Two militants, a civilian and a policeman were killed and dozens others injured in the ongoing gunfight between militants and the government forces in Srigufwara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday. Director General of Police SP Vaid confirmed that two militants were killed in the ongoing gunfight. Reports said that the owner of the […]

In Pics: Valley observes complete hartal against Shujaat, civilian killings

In Pics: Valley observes complete hartal against Shujaat, civilian killings

Pictures by Zargar Zahoor Normal life was affected in Kashmir Valley Thursday due to a hartal called by pro-freedom camp against the killing of journalist Shujaat Bukhari and civilians recently in forces’ action in south Kashmir. Most of the shops, fuel stations and other business establishments in Srinagar the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir […]

#Kashmir: Operation all-out indicates ‘massacre being planned’, says Azad

#Kashmir: Operation all-out indicates ‘massacre being planned’, says Azad

Congress leader and former J&K chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said the BJP’s language of “all-out operations” in J&K indicated that a “massacre” was being planned. In a TV interview, he also said the Army operations in the state killed more civilians than terrorists. The BJP accused Congress of trying to demoralise the armed forces by such […]

Counter-insurgency ops will be much easier during Governor’s rule: J&K police chief

Counter-insurgency ops will be much easier during Governor’s rule: J&K police chief

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid Wednesday said that counter-insurgency operations will be “much easier” for forces during Governor’s rule.  “I think, operations will continue. Only thing was in between during this period, operations were stopped. They were going on earlier also. But we will intensify these operations in days […]

Shujaat was killed because he tried to find a middle path: Jitendra Singh

Shujaat was killed because he tried to find a middle path: Jitendra Singh

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Udhampur and Union minister Jitendra Singh said that Shujaat Bukhari was killed as he “tried to find a middle path”. “Any activist in Kashmir — whether from the journalist fraternity or political fraternity — if they tried to work out a middle path, they had to run through this fate. Shujaat […]

39 killings, 61 incidents of violence took place during Ramazan cease-ops

As the Government of India called off cease-ops in the Valley and asked its forces to resume operations against militants, however, despite the cessation of offensives, the month of Ramazan saw 39 killings and nearly 61 incidents of militant-initiated action in Kashmir. Those killed included 24 militants, nine security men and six civilians. Since May […]

Pak has gained some ground in #Kashmir, admits MoS Home Affairs

Pak has gained some ground in #Kashmir, admits MoS Home Affairs

In a candid admission, Minister of State (MoS) Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir said on Sunday that Pakistan has achieved some success in fomenting unrest in Kashmir over the last three years, adding that India nevertheless “had responded in equal measure” to the cross-border infiltration backed by Islamabad. “Terror-related incidents in Kashmir have reduced significantly over […]