Civilian killings

37 to 40 civilian killings in J-K every year since 2017: Govt

The government has taken several steps to ensure safety and security of civilians, including those from outside of Jammu and Kashmir, the minister said.

Dec 15, 2021, 15:39 PM IST

Robust security in place to prevent any terror attacks on migrant labourers in Kashmir: MoS Home

Rai was responding to a query on whether the government intends to prevent more violent attacks on migrant labourers in the Kashmir valley.

Dec 14, 2021, 16:35 PM IST

Nagaland civilian killings by Army a case of mistaken identity: Amit Shah in Lok Sabha

The Indian Army has expressed regret over the incident and said it is being investigated at the highest level.

Dec 06, 2021, 16:09 PM IST

Violence in Nagaland escalates as angry mob attacks Army camp; 1 civilian dead, 2 injured

The security forces claimed that they tried to maintain restraint initially but when the situation went out of control, they fired in retaliation.

Dec 05, 2021, 23:43 PM IST

Internet snapped in Mon district following killing of 13 civilians in Nagaland

In an order dated December 4, Nagaland Home Commissioner Abhijit Sinha said, "Mobile internet/data services/ bulk SMS of all providers in the entire area of Mon district prohibited with immediate effect until further notice.”

Dec 05, 2021, 18:16 PM IST

Indian Army expresses regret over killing of civilians in Nagaland, assures action

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio ordered a high-level probe into the reported killings of civilians by security forces in Oting village in the Mon district.

Dec 05, 2021, 16:37 PM IST

Bohri Kadal terror case: Jammu and Kashmir police arrest three involved in killing of civilian

The three accused, who hailed from Pulwama district and were The Resistance Front (TRF) operatives, confessed to the crime, the police said.

Nov 23, 2021, 21:53 PM IST

J&K: Cops call slain businessman ‘harbourer of terrorists’, family wants body back

The family claimed that Altaf Bhat had no links to militancy. His teenage daughter pleaded with authorities to return her father's body.

Nov 16, 2021, 15:43 PM IST

J-K: Home Minister Amit Shah meets family members of slain Inspector Parvaiz Ahmad

The Home Minister is scheduled to chair a high-level security review meeting later in the day and will also inaugurate the first direct international flight between Srinagar and Sharjah in UAE. 

Oct 23, 2021, 15:54 PM IST

Amid tight security, Amit Shah begins his three-day visit to Jammu & Kashmir

The Home Minister is scheduled to chair a high-level security review meeting later in the day (October 23) and will also inaugurate the first direct international flight between Srinagar and Sharjah in UAE. 

Oct 23, 2021, 12:33 PM IST

Two LeT terrorists involved in Bihar migrants’ killings gunned down in Kulgam encounter

One of the slain terrorists was identified as LeT district commander Gulzar Ahmad Reshi.

Oct 20, 2021, 21:22 PM IST

Centre should provide arms to non-local civilians in J-K for defence from terrorists: BJP MLA

"The Centre should provide arms to the non-local residents so that they can defend themselves from terrorists and teach them a lesson. When terrorism was prevalent in Punjab, people were being given licences to own AK-47 rifles," said BJP MLA Gyanendra Singh Gyanu.

Oct 19, 2021, 17:14 PM IST

J&K civilian killings: MHA likely to hand over probe to NIA, say sources

According to sources, the investigation in these killings indicates a definite pattern leading to the terror angle, therefore, the investigation may be assigned to the national anti-terror probe agency.

Oct 19, 2021, 13:18 PM IST

Kashmiri women oppose the way they were frisked by CRPF at Srinagar’s Lal Chowk

While there was no resistance, some women expressed resentment, saying the exercise could have been done away from the public glare.

Oct 18, 2021, 19:07 PM IST

Hope security measures taken for migrants: Bihar CM dials LG Manoj Sinha over recent killings in J-K

"I have spoken to Jammu and Kashmir L-G and raised concern over recent killings. Clearly, some people are targeting those who have gone to Jammu and Kashmir to work. We are hopeful that measures will be taken for the security of migrants in the union territory," Bihar CM said. 

Oct 18, 2021, 18:01 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir: Two more shot dead by terrorists, police issues advisory for non-local labourers

"Terrorists fired indiscriminately upon #NonLocal labourers at Wanpoh area of #Kulgam. In this #terror incident, 02 non-locals were killed and 01 injured," Kashmir zone Police said on its Twitter handle.

Oct 17, 2021, 21:29 PM IST

13 terrorists killed in 9 encounters following recent civilian killings Jammu and Kashmir

The security was put on high alert after the recent civilian killings across the Kashmir Valley. Many Cordon and Search operations were carried out by the Police, Army and ParaMilitary forces across the valley, leading to encounters.

Oct 16, 2021, 17:39 PM IST

Terrorist involved in civilian killing neutralised in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

The encounter broke in Wahibugh area of Pulwama district in the evening when security forces got the input that some terrorists are hiding there.

Oct 15, 2021, 21:07 PM IST

It's terrible, absolutely outrageous: US President Joe Biden on civilian killings during Myanmar coup protests

US President Joe Biden has expressed outrage over the recent killings of innocent people by the security forces in Myanmar.

Mar 29, 2021, 09:15 AM IST

Aid group says IS shooting civilians fleeing Fallujah battle

The Islamic State group has been shooting at civilians as they try to flee the nearly two-week battle between Iraqi government forces and IS militants in the city of Fallujah.

Jun 06, 2016, 18:31 PM IST