Hizbul Mujahideen disowns splinter faction in Kashmir

A Pakistan-based militant group on Thursday disowned a splinter faction suspected of a string of killings in Indian-occupied Kashmir, with concerns growing that rogue insurgents could ratchet up tensions between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan. 

Several Kashmiri youths recruited by terrorist organisations: Intelligence agencies
Several Kashmiri youths recruited by terrorist organisations: Intelligence agencies

In an alarming situation, around 10-15 educated youths from Kashmir may have been recruited by various terrorist organisations operating in the region, according to a report from the intelligence agencies.

Liyaqat Shah case: Court to consider NIA's chargesheet on August 20

A Delhi court would consider next month the NIA's chargesheet giving clean chit to Sayyed Liyaqat Shah, arrested in 2013 by Delhi Police which had claimed he was a terrorist of banned outfit Hizbul Mujahideen and was planning attacks here.

Hizbul Mujahideen chief Salahuddin still wants to come back: Dulat
Hizbul Mujahideen chief Salahuddin still wants to come back: Dulat

The banned Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin wants to return to India even today, says former chief of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), India's external spy agency AS Dulat, who regrets the government "wasted too much of time" chalking out plans for his comeback.

Police move court to block Facebook pages of young militants

Police on Friday moved a local court seeking directions for blocking the pages on 'Facebook' which carried pictures of 11 young Kashmiri militants donning army fatigues and holding firearms.

1995 Jammu blasts: SC holds Hizbul Mujahideen operative guilty

The Supreme Court has set aside the acquittal of a Pakistan national, a Hizbul Mujahideen operative who was involved in the serial blasts at Maulana Azad Memorial Stadium in Jammu during Republic Day function in 1995 that had claimed eight lives.

Kashmiri youths joining militancy; funds flow from Gulf
Kashmiri youths joining militancy; funds flow from Gulf

 Large inflow of hawala funds from gulf countries and more Kashmiri youths getting sucked into militancy are dangerously stoking terrorism in the Valley in a fresh test for security forces in their anti-militancy operations.

After spate of attacks, Sopore turns into ghost town

Mounting fear and anxiety have gripped Kashmir's apple town of Sopore as the fresh reign of terror unleashed by a breakaway faction of militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen turns the place into a ghost town.

Mufti orders all out measures to end Sopore killings

 Expressing concern over targeted killings in Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed on Wednesday directed security agencies to take all measures to maintain peace and tranquility.

Militant nabbed after entering India from Nepal

The police have arrested a militant, who had crossed over into the country from Nepal, along with his family members.

Sopore killings: J&K Police announces cash reward on militants

The Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh each on the heads of two militants allegedly involved in the killing of six persons in the Sopore town of north Kashmir.

Sopore killings handiwork of breakaway Hizbul faction: Police

 A breakaway faction of the Hizbul Mujahideen separatist guerrilla group is responsible for the recent killings in north Kashmir's Sopore town, a police officer said on Tuesday.

Sopore killings: J&K CM orders time-bound inquiry, convenes unified headquarters meeting on Wednesday
Sopore killings: J&K CM orders time-bound inquiry, convenes unified headquarters meeting on Wednesday

In the backdrop of the string of militant attacks targeting civilians in Sopore township, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mohammad Sayeed on Monday ordered a time-bound inquiry into the matter.

Sopore turns red again as shopkeeper is shot by militants

 Sopore, the apple town of Kashmir, bled again on Sunday, with suspected gunmen of a Hizbul Mujahideen faction led by Qayum Nazarwala killing a shopkeeper, in third civilian killing in the north Kashmir town this week.

'Recruitment of youths in terror groups, attacks in J&K ring alarm bell'

 Repeated attacks on telecom towers in Jammu and Kashmir and fresh recruitment of youths from South Kashmir into terror groups, especially the banned Hizbul Mujahideen, has set the alarm bells ringing in the security establishment.

Recruitment of youths in terror groups, attacks ring alarm bell

 Repeated attacks on telecom towers in Jammu and Kashmir and fresh recruitment of youths from South Kashmir into terror groups, especially the banned Hizbul Mujahideen, has set the alarm bells ringing in the security establishment.

Hizbul Mujahideen behind attacks on mobile towers in Kashmir: IGP Gillani
Hizbul Mujahideen behind attacks on mobile towers in Kashmir: IGP Gillani

IGP Kashmir Syed Javaid Gillani on Wednesday said that the investigation into the telecom towers attack in Kashmir points that it was the handiwork of Hizbul Mujahideen.

Jamaat-e-Islami chief announces Rs 100 crore reward for 'arresting' PM Modi
Jamaat-e-Islami chief announces Rs 100 crore reward for 'arresting' PM Modi

Jamaat-e-Islami chief Siraj-ul-Haq on Monday announced a reward of Rs 100 crore to anyone who "arrests" Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Hizbul Mujahideen behind attacks on telecom employees: Jammu and Kashmir Police

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday said terror outfit Hizbul Mujhahideen was behind the recent string of attacks on mobile service providers in the Valley.

J&K: Two Army personnel injured in gun battle with militants

Two Army personnel were injured on Wednesday in a gun battle with militants in Heff Shirmal area of Shopian district.