A year after, it is clear that ‘surgical strike’ achieved nothing

A year after, it is clear that ‘surgical strike’ achieved nothing

SRINAGAR: Firing by Pakistani troops on Indian army posts from across the Line of Control and infiltration bids by militants have only increased since the “surgical strike” that the Indian Army claimed to have carried out last year. Contrary to the army’s claims that the surgical strike reduced the capability of militants to sneak across […]

UNGA Slugfest: A New Low

UNGA Slugfest: A New Low

The centre of gravity of the United Nations is the Security Council. It is here that matters of “high politics” are actually debated , thrown open to discussion and a course of action charted. It is altogether a different matter that the Security Council, hamstrung by issues of a structural and political nature has not […]

BJP-PDP govt has brought J&K back to 1990s chaos: Azad

BJP-PDP govt has brought J&K back to 1990s chaos: Azad

Jammu, Sep 10 (PTI) Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir and the NDA-led Centre had taken the state back to 1990s when the law and order situation was at its worst. “Since the BJP came to power in New Delhi and formed the coalition government with PDP […]

JK integral part: India tells Pakistan

JK integral part: India tells Pakistan

United Nations: India has firmly told Pakistan that Jammu and Kashmir will remain an integral part of the country and criticised Islamabad for using terrorism as a “tool of state policy” to covet the Indian territory. India strongly hit back at Islamabad for raking up the issue of Jammu and Kashmir at a UN forum […]

Another army camp comes up in Shopian, people protest

Another army camp comes up in Shopian, people protest

SHOPIAN: Adding to its presence in Shopian district, Army has set up another camp at Dachoo, Nagbal village, barely a kilometer from the existing garrison at Dobipora. Earlier three newly garrisons were set up by army at three different villages of the district. Villagers from Dachoo protested the setting up of the camp near their […]

Modi govt firm on ending militancy in Kashmir: Jaitley

Modi govt firm on ending militancy in Kashmir: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that security forces had established dominance over terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir and the Centre was firm that armed militancy must end in the border state. He said the Kashmir issue had become complicated because of cross-border support to terrorists and also because of local groups. […]

Lashkar commander Ayub Lelhari killed in Pulwama

Lashkar commander Ayub Lelhari killed in Pulwama

Pulwama: District commander of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), Ayub Lelhari, was killed Wednesday evening in an ambush laid by government forces, here in Banderpora area of Pulwama district. A policeman of the special operations group (SOG) was also injured in gunfire and is being treated at the Air Force base in Koil. Director General of Police […]

US designates Hizbul Mujahideen as ‘foreign terrorist group’

US designates Hizbul Mujahideen as ‘foreign terrorist group’

Washington: The US on Wednesday designated Kashmiri militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a “foreign terrorist organisation”, nearly two months after declaring the group’s Pakistan-based chief Syed Salahuddin as a “global terrorist”. The designation, which slaps a series of US sanctions on the outfit, came against the backdrop of upsurge in the activities of the militant […]

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