'69 killed in militancy-related, Pak firing incidents this year'

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday informed the assembly that 69 people including 35 security personnel were killed and 199 injured in militancy- related incidents and Pakistani firing in the state this year.

Spurt in number of youths joining militancy: Army

Army on Tuesday said there has been a spurt in the number of youths taking to the path of militancy in Kashmir valley over the last two years.

Army downplays violence in J&K, calls it media's wishful thinking

The Army Monday downplayed the recent incidents of violence and reports of youths joining militancy, especially in south Kashmir, stating that the situation was largely stable and the media was just indulging in wishful thinking.

Hizbul posters surface in J&K; call for shutdown of beauty parlours

Posters of threat, believed to be circulated by Hizbul Mujhaideen surfaced on Friday in some areas of Pulwama district of Kashmir, asking beauty parlours to shut business and people to stay away from "immoral activities" like drug abuse.

Pakistan to deploy surveillance drones in Balochistan

Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province, hit hard by militancy, sectarian and separatist violence, plans to deploy aerial drones to hunt down those unleashing unrest and terrorism.

Policeman injured in militant attack in Shopian

Militants on Thursday shot at and injured a policeman posted at district court complex in Shopian district of south Kashmir, police said.

Young guns turn into poster boys of militancy in Kashmir

Kashmir valley's bloodied folklore has it that he took up the gun to avenge his elder brother's humiliation by the security forces who made him do squats after picking him up for no crime.

Pro-militant graffiti, gatherings return to Kashmir valley

 "We want ISIS," proclaims a graffiti in downtown Srinagar.

'29 militants killed in Kashmir in 2015'

As many as 29 militants have been killed in counter-infiltration and anti-militancy operations in Kashmir this year so far.

China dismisses reports linking its military with NSCN-K

China on Wednesday dismissed as "completely groundless" the media reports accusing its army officials of having links with a militant group involved in an attack on Indian troops in Manipur that left 18 soldiers dead.

Success against militants could end militancy in Pakistan: General Raheel Sharif

 Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif on Thursday said achievements in the operations against militants have created an environment to find a meaningful and sustainable closure of military efforts to end militancy in the country.

Militancy on decline in Kashmir, needs time to end: CRPF

Militancy in Jammu and Kashmir is on the decline but it will take some more time to finish it completely, CRPF Director General Prakash Mishra said here on Thursday.

Terror attacks do not suggest resurgence of militancy: Indian Army

Indian Army on Tuesday said there were lessons to be learnt from yesterday's militant attacks in Kashmir that claimed lives of three policemen, but dismissed suggestions that militancy in the Valley was resurging.

Militancy-hit people in Tripura threaten stir

Militancy-hit people on Thursday threatened to organise a massive stir in Tripura if the state government did not rehabilitate them properly.

Cooperation needed to address terrorism: Pakistan

Pakistan on Thursday said like India it is also concerned about terrorism in the region and blaming each other for every terror attack was "not good".

Militancy has damaged Kashmir: Pakistani daily

Asking India and Pakistan to revisit the fundamentals of their Kashmir policies, a Pakistani newspaper said Sunday that militancy had caused huge damage to Jammu and Kashmir.

25 years on, Kashmir Pandits long for homeland

It has been 25 years since the Kashmiri Pandits fled from the Valley following outbreak of militancy, but the memories of the terror they faced and the pain of leaving everything they owned is still afresh.

Nawaz Sharif vows to rid Pakistan of militancy

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said the threat of militancy will soon be eliminated from the country with all political parties demonstrating unity against terrorism after the Peshawar attack.

Militancy, nature's fury pound Meghalaya in 2014

The Garo Hills region of Meghalaya witnessed unrest throughout 2014 with militant groups fighting a turf war over creation of separate homelands besides being pounded by floods but a peace pact signed with two outfits provided a glimmer of hope in the northeastern state.

103 militants, 31 Army men killed in J&K this year

This year has been a "bloody" one for militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir which saw 103 militants being killed and 31 Army personnel martyred.