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One killed in clash between mob and forces in Srinagar, toll rises to 65

One killed in clash between mob and forces in Srinagar, toll rises to 65

Irfan Ahmed was injured in a clash between stone pelters and security forces in Fateh Kadal area and he succumbed to his injuries in SMHS hospital later, a police official said.

19 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 19 Taliban militants were killed in a gun battle with the security forces in an Afghan province on Wednesday, authorities said in a statement.

Iranian police says security forces killed 3 Sunni militants

Iranian police say security forces have killed three armed Sunni militants in a firefight in the country's west.

25 militants killed in airstrikes in Afghan's Helmand

25 militants killed in airstrikes in Afghan's Helmand

At least 25 militants were killed as Afghan security forces targeted Taliban hideouts in Helmand province, an official statement said on Sunday.

The airstrikes pounded Taliban positions in Garmsir, Chah-e-Anjir and Nahr-e-Saraj district on Saturday night, Xinhua news agency reported.

Curfew continues for 36th day in Kashmir, restrictions imposed in old Srinagar

Curfew continues for 36th day in Kashmir, restrictions imposed in old Srinagar

Unrelenting curfew by the authorities and protest shutdown called by the separatists crippled Kashmir Valley for the 36th consecutive day on Saturday.

Home Ministry to deploy extra forces in J&K: Jitendra Singh

Home Ministry to deploy extra forces in J&K: Jitendra Singh

"We have brought it to the notice of Home Minister and he has assured us that they are looking into it and are sending extra forces," Union Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh said.

Security forces would have taken precautions if they knew Burhan Wani was hiding there: J&K Deputy CM

Security forces would have taken precautions if they knew Burhan Wani was hiding there: J&K Deputy CM

48 people have died while more than 5,600 have been injured in the clashes between protesters and security forces in J&K since July 8.

Paris calls all willing citizens to become reservists

France's "operational reservists" include French citizens with or without military experience as well as former soldiers.

Congress pats security forces in dealing with stone-pelters

"We laud the role of the security forces in dealing strictly with the separatists and stone-pelters," J&K Congress leaders said in a statement. 

Do not hand over Burhan Wani's body to the family: Sushil Pandit

Do not hand over Burhan Wani's body to the family: Sushil Pandit

Kashmiri activist Sushil Pandit congratulated the Indian security forces and requested the government not to hand over his body to his family.

Kashmir Valley's most wanted terrorist Burhan Wani killed in Anantnag encounter

Kashmir Valley's most wanted terrorist Burhan Wani killed in Anantnag encounter

The operation is still reportedly on at Kokernag in Anantnag district.

Lachipora encounter: Security forces shot dead 2 militants; gunbattle underway

Lachipora encounter: Security forces shot dead 2 militants; gunbattle underway

The gunfight broke out near the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Saturday.

Sopore encounter: Anti-insurgency ops end as security forces gun down all militants

Sopore encounter: Anti-insurgency ops end as security forces gun down all militants

Friday's gun battle erupted, a day after four terrorists were shot dead by security forces during an infiltration bid along the LoC.

Srinagar encounter: Two suspected cop killers gunned down as search-op against militants continues

Srinagar encounter: Two suspected cop killers gunned down as search-op against militants continues

Security forces were on high alert after the militants struck early on Monday, first such attack after a lull of three years in Srinagar.

Handwara violence: Another security force bunker removed from main market; four so far

Handwara violence: Another security force bunker removed from main market; four so far

In a major development, municipal authorities in violence-hit Handwara town in north Kashmir on Tuesday removed another security force bunker from the main market.

Naxals torch 4 vehicles, open fire on security forces in Chhattisgarh

 Naxals have set ablaze four vehicles, including two engaged in a road construction work, in Madanwada area of Rajnandgaon district and exchanged fire with police on Friday who are on their trail.

Class 11 student dies, 4 others injured in clashes between angry mob, security forces in J&K's Kupwara

Class 11 student dies, 4 others injured in clashes between angry mob, security forces in J&K's Kupwara

At least five people were injured when security forces allegedly opened fire on an angry mob in Kupwara.

Two youths killed in firing by security forces during protest in Handwara

Two youths killed in firing by security forces during protest in Handwara

Two youths killed were killed on Tuesday in firing by security forces during a protest in Handwara.

Srinagar NIT row: Stone-pelters target security forces after search operation

In yet another such incident, a group of stone-pelting youth on Monday targeted security forces who had gone to a village in Kashmir to carry out a search operation following information that some militants were hiding there.

Srinagar NIT row: Tension prevails as local students oppose demands of outstation students

Srinagar NIT row: Tension prevails as local students oppose demands of outstation students

Local students at National Institute of Technology (NIT) have opposed most of the demands of outstation students, including that for permanent presence of central security forces, saying it will make the campus vulnerable to disturbance.