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Kashmir Militancy

Youths joining terror outfits in Kashmir highest since 2010; Al-Qaeda aligned group gaining foothold

According to data compiled till July 31, 2018, around 131 youths have joined various terror outfits and Shopian district has alone contributed the maximum of 35 so far. The number of local recruits in 2017 was 126.

Aug 26, 2018, 15:55 PM IST

UN human rights report on Jammu and Kashmir is mischievous, India must react strongly

It is not enough for India to merely protest the report. It must take stronger action against UN personnel who peddle the ISI narrative.

Jul 18, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

Indian Army soldier from Kashmir's Shopian has joined Hizbul Mujahideen, say reports

He was serving with 12JAKLI in Bihar, and was unhappy that he was being moved to Jharkhand, reports said.

Apr 16, 2018, 21:58 PM IST

Mehbooba Mufti meets PM Modi, discusses security, development in J&K

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti and PM Modi on Wednesday discussed the security situation in the Valley as well as along the border with Pakistan.

Feb 28, 2018, 21:37 PM IST

Govt's muscular militaristic approach won't solve Kashmir problems: Congress leader Chidambaram

Rajnath Singh has said that India had shown it can attack its enemies not only on its soil, but also in a foreign territory, if need be.

Jan 22, 2018, 21:45 PM IST

Modi's 'muscular' and 'militaristic' ways failed to end militancy in Kashmir, says Chidambaram

On December 31, 2017, five CRPF jawans were killed when heavily armed terrorists had launched a pre-dawn attack on a CRPF camp in Pulwama district.

Jan 07, 2018, 14:05 PM IST

Class 10 student among terrorists who attacked CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

Two terrorists have been killed and security personnel are combing the area for a possible third.

Jan 01, 2018, 09:29 AM IST

'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

Mehbooba Mufti gives stern mesage to Pakistan — "Stop backing militancy in J&K for talks to happen"

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today asked Pakistan to stop backing militancy in the state and enable restoration of peace so that a dialogue process could begin.

Apr 04, 2017, 18:03 PM IST

Kashmir situation similar to peak-militancy era of 1990s: VHP

Alleging attacks on Amarnath pilgrims, the VHP said it was "unacceptable" and that targeting Hindus will have "serious repercussions".

Jul 11, 2016, 18:33 PM IST

Pakistani terrorist Naveed Yakub feels homesick, misses family, wept in jail

Naveed Yakub – nabbed during Udhampur terror attack – is missing his kith and kin in jail and requesting the authorities to connect him to his family through phone.

Dec 13, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

Militants changing tactics to sneak into India: Army

Asserting that militants are desperate to disrupt peace in Jammu and Kashmir, a top Army commander on Tuesday said that suicide attacks in the border areas are aimed to sneak militants in the state.

Dec 17, 2014, 00:32 AM IST

Army jawan, militant killed in J&K`s Kupwara district

An army jawan and a militant were killed on Monday in two ongoing anti-militancy operations in Jammu and Kashmir`s Kupwara district.

Aug 25, 2014, 22:09 PM IST

Two suspected LeT militants killed in 20-hour gunbattle in J&K

Two suspected LET militants were killed and two policemen injured in a nearly 20-hour-long gunbattle in a locality in the outskirts of Srinagar.

Apr 14, 2014, 18:32 PM IST

Army busts militant hideout in J&K

Army troops on Sunday busted a militant hideout and recovered arms and ammunition in the forest belt of Jammu region.

Sep 17, 2012, 00:14 AM IST

Security scene in J&K stable: Defence Ministry

The Defence Ministry said overall security situation in J&K was "stable" but had the potential of "deteriorating" at a very short notice.

Apr 09, 2012, 23:45 PM IST

J&K: Militant hideout busted

Security forces smashed a militant
hideout in J&K`s Kishtwar district and
recovered a huge quantity of arms and ammunition.

Apr 01, 2012, 22:33 PM IST

J&K govt helping five lakh militancy victims

The J&K govt on Tuesday said it was extending every help to five lakh victims of militancy in the state.

Feb 14, 2012, 23:36 PM IST

2011 saw lowest violence in over 2 decades in J&K

In a significant decline in terrorist
violence in J&K, around 190 incidents were
reported this year, the lowest in last 22 years of militancy.

Dec 31, 2011, 16:15 PM IST

J&K witnesses 50% decline in militancy: Police

There has been nearly 50 per cent fall
in militancy-related incidents this year in Jammu and Kashmir
with no such activities taking place in three districts and 13
others registering just single digit terrorism cases.

Nov 22, 2011, 15:10 PM IST