South Kashmir

115 terrorists present in South Kashmir: Major General BS Raju

115 terrorists present in South Kashmir: Major General BS Raju

Major General BS Raju said there are 99 local terrorists and around 15 foreign terrorists. 

Nov 03, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
List of top terrorists in Valley released, includes al Qaeda Kashmir chief Zakir Musa

List of top terrorists in Valley released, includes al Qaeda Kashmir chief Zakir Musa

Days after killing Amarnath terror attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Abu Ismail during an encounter in Srinagar, the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir released a list of top five dreaded terrorists who are active in the Valley. 

Sep 16, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
Lieutenant Umer Fayaz's killers identified, we're on their trail, says Army

Lieutenant Umer Fayaz's killers identified, we're on their trail, says Army

The three terrorists, who were involved in abduction and killing of 22-year-old Lieutenant Umer Fayaz in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said on Tuesday. 

Aug 15, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
Self-styled Hizb ops commander Itoo killed in encounter

Self-styled Hizb ops commander Itoo killed in encounter

Following a tip-off to the local police, a cordon was laid in Awnira village of Shopian last night by the Special Operations Group of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, Army and the CRPF.

Aug 13, 2017, 19:09 PM IST
Lashkar commander Abu Dujana, two others hiding in J&K's Bandipora; massive search operation on

Lashkar commander Abu Dujana, two others hiding in J&K's Bandipora; massive search operation on

A massive search operation has been launched to flush out most wanted Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Abu Dujana and two of his top associates after they managed to escape from the hands of the security forces.

Jul 20, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
Fearing for his life, terrorist Danish Ahmed, seen holding grenade during Sabzar Bhat's funeral, surrenders

Fearing for his life, terrorist Danish Ahmed, seen holding grenade during Sabzar Bhat's funeral, surrenders

An unidentified militant who among hundreds of others had attended the funeral of slain Hizbul Mujahideen Sabzar Ahmed Bhat's funeral in South Kashmir's Tral surrendered before Handwara Police on Wednesday.

Jun 07, 2017, 10:19 AM IST
Biggest combing operation in Kashmir since 90s: Security forces conduct massive door-to-door search for militants

Biggest combing operation in Kashmir since 90s: Security forces conduct massive door-to-door search for militants

In view of growing attacks on policemen and incidents of bank robberies, a massive ''cordon and combing'' operation had been launched by the security forces  in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, reports said on Friday.

May 05, 2017, 09:35 AM IST

New video shows militants doing push-ups, brandishing weapons

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Apr 18, 2017, 12:55 PM IST

Militants open fire on CRPF camp in Kulgam

Militants tonight opened firing on a security forces camp in South Kashmir's Kulgam district.

Mar 25, 2017, 23:26 PM IST

Kashmir operation called off after militants escape

A security operation in south Kashmir`s Pulwama district was called off on Friday after militants managed to escape, police said.

Mar 17, 2017, 11:48 AM IST
LeT militant arrested in south Kashmir's Pulwama, hand grenades seized

LeT militant arrested in south Kashmir's Pulwama, hand grenades seized

A local militant of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was arrested by security forces in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday, officials said.

Feb 03, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

Amarnath Yatra to begin on June 29

The 40-day long annual 'yatra' to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas will commence on June 29, the shrine board said on Monday.

Jan 16, 2017, 22:19 PM IST

Indian Army resorting to 'Jadoo ki Jhappi' to 'calm down' South Kashmir

Blending its Operation 'Calm Down' with 'Jadoo ki Jhappi' (magical hug), Army is now foraying into the interiors of South Kashmir, giving a semblance of law and order and building up confidence among the locals to open their establishments which have been shut for nearly three months.

Sep 28, 2016, 14:12 PM IST

Kashmiris turn up for army recruitment drive despite separatists' diktat

Around 2,200 candidates participated in the recruitment rally, waiting in queues to present their documents.

Sep 22, 2016, 09:14 AM IST
Army quietly launches Operation 'Calm Down' in South Kashmir; nearly 4000 additional troops pressed into service

Army quietly launches Operation 'Calm Down' in South Kashmir; nearly 4000 additional troops pressed into service

As turbulence continues unabated in the Valley, the army has quietly moved an entire brigade into South Kashmir as part of operation 'Calm Down' to clear it of militants and protesters.

Sep 13, 2016, 18:48 PM IST
Curfew lifted from Kashmir​'s Anantnag after 49 days, remains in force in other parts

Curfew lifted from Kashmir​'s Anantnag after 49 days, remains in force in other parts

Curfew was on Saturday lifted from south Kashmir's Anantnag town after 49 days, even as it remained in force in some other parts of the Valley, including Srinagar, to maintain law and order in view of the separatist plans to march towards the headquarters of Army at Badamibagh here.

Aug 27, 2016, 12:26 PM IST

One policeman killed in South Kashmir

Separatists guerillas on Saturday killed a local policeman in Pulwama district in South Kashmir.

Aug 27, 2016, 07:58 AM IST

No curfew in Srinagar, continues in south Kashmir

Curfew continued in south Kashmir districts on Wednesday while only restrictions were imposed in parts of Srinagar city and elsewhere after it was lifted on Tuesday in the tense valley.

Jul 27, 2016, 09:33 AM IST

Jammu & Kashmir violence: DIG South Kashmir, SSP Anantnag transferred

 Two senior police officers have been transferred from South Kashmir range, which was worst hit by violence following killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.

Jul 23, 2016, 16:05 PM IST

1,282 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra from Jammu

A fresh batch of 1,282 pilgrims on Thursday left for twin base camps of Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas amidst tight security.

Jul 21, 2016, 14:43 PM IST