militancy

J&K is passing through last phase of militancy: Jitendra Singh

J&K is passing through last phase of militancy: Jitendra Singh

Hours after the security forces killed a dreaded Lashkar-e-Toiba-affliated terrorist Wasim Shah in an encounter in Ganderbal, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said that militancy in Jammu and Kashmir was in its ‘last phase’ and that ‘militants are on the run’. 

Oct 15, 2017, 06:53 AM IST

Pakistan continuing with nefarious activities, Jaitley tells armed forces

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that Pakistan continues with its "nefarious activities" of sponsoring cross border terrorism.

Aug 15, 2017, 01:11 AM IST

Pakistan begins fencing border with Afghanistan amid tense ties

The Pakistan Army said the "phased fencing of entire Pakistan-Afghanistan border has commenced".
 

Jun 20, 2017, 20:26 PM IST
'Bedroom jehadis' new target of security forces in Kashmir, as social media turns virtual battleground

'Bedroom jehadis' new target of security forces in Kashmir, as social media turns virtual battleground

The main task of these jehadis is to manipulate the social media to spread rumours and influence the youth, the police said.

Jun 02, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

Singapore defence talks focus on online terror fight

Five countries in a longstanding defence pact have met in Singapore and say they will continue working together and use the internet to fight terrorism.

Jun 02, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
Stop backing militancy, J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti tells Pakistan

Stop backing militancy, J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti tells Pakistan

Pakistan should stop abetting militancy in Jammu and Kashmir and let peace return to the state, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Tuesday.

Apr 04, 2017, 15:04 PM IST

Manipur Assembly elections 2017: What all are the burning issues in this crucial electoral battle

With Manipur going to polls on March 4 and 8, political parties have a host of issues to contend with.

Jan 31, 2017, 17:12 PM IST
Ex-gratia for Burhan Wani's brother Khalid, killed in firing by security forces, announced by J&K govt; authorities seek objections, if any

Ex-gratia for Burhan Wani's brother Khalid, killed in firing by security forces, announced by J&K govt; authorities seek objections, if any

Jammu and Kashmir Government has cleared ex-gratia to next of kin of 17 persons, including Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani's brother.

Dec 13, 2016, 16:06 PM IST
Assam blast: Three Army soldiers killed, 4 injured; Rajnath speaks to CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam blast: Three Army soldiers killed, 4 injured; Rajnath speaks to CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Heavily-armed militants of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Assam (Independent) ambushed an Army convoy at around 5:30 am near the Pengeri reserve forest.

Nov 19, 2016, 10:19 AM IST
Mehbooba hits out at separatists for strike calls

Mehbooba hits out at separatists for strike calls

The Chief Minister said situation in the region was fragile and asked legislators, including Opposition, to play their part for creating a peaceful environment.

Jul 02, 2016, 21:07 PM IST
Arrests in Bangladesh anti-militant drive top 8,000

Arrests in Bangladesh anti-militant drive top 8,000

Bangladesh police said on Monday they have arrested more than 8,000 people in a nationwide crackdown on militants launched after a series of murders targeting minorities and secular activists.

Jun 13, 2016, 13:08 PM IST

Explosives found in dustbin in Baramulla

A possible tragedy was averted with timely detection of explosives kept inside a dustbin in Baramulla district of north Kashmir on Thursday, police said.

Feb 25, 2016, 14:17 PM IST
Pakistan's lie nailed! We trained Mujahideens for militancy in J&K, admits Pervez Musharraf

Pakistan's lie nailed! We trained Mujahideens for militancy in J&K, admits Pervez Musharraf

 Pervez Musharraf accepted during an interview that Pakistan trained Mujahideens for spreading terrorism in the Kashmir Valley.

Oct 28, 2015, 00:12 AM IST

Deep-rooted conspiracy behind Punjab turmoil: Parkash Singh Badal

Amid tension in many parts of Punjab following the desecration of the Sikh holy book Guru Granth Sahib, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said he saw a "deep-rooted conspiracy by some powerful forces" trying to revive militancy in the state.

Oct 18, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

'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.

Oct 05, 2015, 20:53 PM IST

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.

Aug 11, 2015, 18:08 PM IST

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.

Aug 03, 2015, 18:37 PM IST

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.

Jul 24, 2015, 16:05 PM IST

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.

Jul 12, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

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.

Jul 09, 2015, 13:57 PM IST