9 militant attacks on army camps kill 35 soldiers since 2016

9 militant attacks on army camps kill 35 soldiers since 2016

Srinagar: The Government of India said in the Rajya Sabha on Monday that since 2016, militants attacked army camps 9 times in Jammu and Kashmir. In these nine attacks, 35 army personnel, 15 militants, and 1 civilian were killed. In response to a question tabled by Congress MP Kumari Selma, Minister of State (MoS) for […]

GoC 15 corps for making north Kashmir militancy-free

GoC 15 corps for making north Kashmir militancy-free

Srinagar: General officer Commanding Chinar Corps Lt General A K Bhatt on Friday chaired a security review meeting of various agencies including police at Pohrupet in north Kashmir. The meeting was attended by top Army and police officers including IGP Kashmir S P Pani, apart from the field commanders from both the forces, a defence […]

Radicalisation of youth most challenging problem for world: Rajnath

Radicalisation of youth most challenging problem for world: Rajnath

Gurgaon: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said radicalisation of the populace, particularly youths, is one of the most challenging problems the world is facing currently. Addressing the fourth counter-terrorism conference — ‘Changing Contours of Global Terror’ — here yesterday, Singh, without taking Pakistan’s name, said some countries are providing sponsorship and safe havens to terrorists […]

JK Police to procure micro UAVs for operations

JK Police to procure micro UAVs for operations

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Police will procure micro unmanned ariel vehicles fitted with night vision equipment for security, surveillance and detection operations in the state, officials have said. Senior police officials said there was a need to have such UAVs for security drills including “anti-terror” operations, particularly in Kashmir valley, in view of increasing […]

‘Choke finances of militants, launch counter-insurgency operations’

‘Choke finances of militants, launch counter-insurgency operations’

New Delhi: A parliamentary panel has asked the Home ministry to check the “disturbing” trend of local youths in Jammu and Kashmir joining militancy and “choke” the financing and supply of arms to “terrorist outfits”. The parliamentary standing committee on home affairs, headed by senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, also observed that there is a […]

Mufti Waqas, ‘powerful motivator’, was brain behind 4 fidayeen attacks

Mufti Waqas, ‘powerful motivator’, was brain behind 4 fidayeen attacks

Srinagar: Mufti Waqas, the operational commander of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit in Kashmir, had been the mastermind of four fidayeen attacks in Kashmir, a senior police officer told Kashmir Reader. The police officer, who was part of the operation, claimed that Mufti was the brain behind the fidyaeen (suicide) attacks at the army camp in […]

JeM’s operational chief killed in Pulwama

JeM’s operational chief killed in Pulwama

Anantnag: Mufti Waqas, operational chief of the Jaish-e-Muhammad and the alleged planner of the fidayeen attack on the army base at Sunjuwan in Jammu, was killed in a brief encounter with government forces on Monday, here in Hatiwara village of Pulwama district. Hatiwara is a small village located some 2 kilometers from the Srinagar-Jammu national […]

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