Kashmir

Srinagar: After 3 civilians, now terrorists shoot 2 teachers dead

Incident takes place at Sangam Eidgah in Srinagar on Thursday morning; three persons were shot dead on Tuesday Srinagar: Terrorists gunned down two teachers at a school in Srinagar on Thursday. The attack comes less than two days after three civilians were shot dead in separate incidents in Srinagar. The incident took place at around...

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 Hizb militants killed in encounter in Awantipora

Pulwama: Security forces in Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir eliminated at least two terrorists from the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen group in an encounter on Friday. The encounter took place in Khrew in Pampore area of Awantipora in Pulwama during wee hours of Friday. As per available details, a joint team of police, Army and CRPF had...

BJP workers seek police protection in Kashmir after killing of party leader by militants

Following the killing of BJP leader Javed Ahmad Dar by militants in the Kulgam district of south Kashmir, the party has said that it is the responsibility of the police to protect party workers across Kashmir valley. The party also said that it had requested the police to provide security and accommodation to Dar and...

Firing in Pulwama: Terrorists kill J&K ex-SPO, wife, daughter at home

They barged into Fayaz Ahmad’s residence and started firing indiscriminately, leaving him dead on the spot; his wife and daughter died later Pulwama: A former special police officer (SPO) of Jammu & Kashmir police was shot dead by terrorists at his home in Pulwama district in South Kashmir, according to Kashmir police. The wife and...

Terrorists attack security forces in Sopore; 4 dead

This is the second terrorist attack in J&K in two days; of the 4 dead, two were security personnel and two civilians Kashmir: Terrorists opened fire at security forces deployed in Sopore town of Baramulla district of Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday, killing at least four persons — two security personnel and two civilians. Three...

JeM operative arrested from Delhi, had plan to assassinate controversial Hindu priest

A Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) operative was arrested from Delhi for allegedly planning to kill controversial priest Swami Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati. The latter is the head priest of Dasna Devi Temple in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad. The JeM operative, Jam Mohammed Dar, a resident of Pulwama and a carpenter by profession, was arrested from a hotel in Delhi’s...

3 militants including a Hizbul commander eliminated in J&K

Three militants, including a Hizbul Mujahideen commander, were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday, according to police. Two Lashkar-e-Taiba militants and a commander of Hizbul Mujahideen were killed in Monday morning’s operation carried out by J&K police along with Rashtriya Rifles and CRPF at Khul...

Syed Ali Shah Geelani part ways with Hurriyat Conference

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, on Monday, resigned from the separatist amalgam. In a statement, Geelani said, “Keeping in view the present situation in the Hurriyat Conference, I announce to part ways from the Hurriyat forum. The decision has been conveyed to all the constituents of Hurriyat through an official...

Biden ‘disappointed’ with NRC, CAA, seeks restoration of people’s rights in Kashmir

Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee wants India to take necessary steps to restore rights of all Kashmiris. He also expressed disappointment over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and implementation of NRC. These measures are inconsistent with the country’s long tradition of secularism and with sustaining a multi-ethnic and multi-religious democracy, according to...

3 militants killed in encounter with security forces in J&K

Three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Srinagar on Sunday. Based on specific intelligence inputs about the presence of militants in the Zoonimar area of Srinagar, security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation this morning, a police official said. He said as the forces were conducting searches in the area, militants fired...

Pakistan govt’s PTV News fires 2 journalists for showing Kashmir as part of India

Pakistan’s state-run PTV News has fired two journalists for airing an “incorrect map” of the country in which Kashmir was shown as a part of India. The incident, which occurred on June 6, was raised in Parliament on June 8 after which Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani referred the issue to the Standing Committee on Information...

3 terrorists gunned down by security forces in Pulwama

Security forces gunned down three Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists in Pulwama on Wednesday in an encounter that broke out early morning in Kangan area of Pulwama district. The three terrorists were killed in the operation launched after receiving inputs about their presence in the Kangan area this morning. Identities of the slain terrorists are being ascertained. A...