Har Ghar Tiranga: Active terrorists hoist Tricolour on ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’

From the times when the Valley lived in fear and terror and was scared of even displaying the Tiranga, this Independence day was drastically different. Family members of active terror commanders of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Hizbul Mujahideen hoisted the Tricolour at their residences in the Valley.

New Delhi, Aug 16: August 15, 2022 was a landmark day in the history of India. The nation celebrated 75 years of India’s independence on August 15 and the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign not just aroused the sentiments of every India, but did more than that.

In Jammu and Kashmir, the abrogation of Article 370 and the no-nonsense policy of the Union Government has brought about several changes. On August 15, it was a day to witness when the Tiranga flew atop the house of active terrorists in the Valley.

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From Mainland to Tier-2 cities: Terror has a new address

The murders at Udaipur and Amaravati have become a security nightmare for the agencies

New Delhi, July 08: In the wake of the recent killings in Udaipur and Amaravati, India could now be witnessing a new model of terror with threat knocking at the tier-2 cities, a tactic often propagated by the Islamic State. The recent killings suggest a clear shift of focus from the mainland to the hinterland and the country’s intelligence now needs to spruce up for this new shift.

While outfits such as the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad and Hizbul Mujahideen have kept their focus largely on Jammu and Kashmir, the Islamic State has stayed out of it.

If one takes into account the Nice attack in France, it was an indicator that the outfit wanted to move into the hinterland and create terror. While the killers in the Udaipur and Amaravati murders have not yet said that they have been associated with the Islamic State, the manner in which the killing hints otherwise.

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Murder, terror funding, hawala, money laundering: The unending list of crimes by Yasin Malik

New Delhi, Mar 21: A court of the National Investigation Agency has ordered framing charges under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against Lashkar-e-Tayiba chief, Hafiz Saeed, Kashmir separatist leaders including Yasin Malik, Shabbir Shah, Masarat Alam and Hizbul Mujahideen head, Syed Salahuddin. The case on hand relates to terror funding.

The NIA judge, Praveen Singh said that the above analysis reflects that the statements of witnesses and documentary evidence have connected almost all the accused with each other and to a common object of secession, to the commonality of means they were to use, their close association to terrorist/terrorist organisations under the guiding hand and funding of Pakistani establishment.

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Day after Category A terrorist was killed, 2 more gunned down today in J&K

New Delhi, Dec 16: Two terrorists have been killed in an encounter at Kulgam, Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter broke out between the security forces and terrorists at the Redwani area of Kulgam last night.

“Kulgam Encounter Update: Two unidentified #terrorists killed. Search going on. Further details shall follow,” the Kashmir police said in a tweet.

The development comes a day after the security forces gunned down a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist in an encounter at Pulwama. He was identified as Feroz Ahmad Dar and was classified Category A.

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How the National Investigation Agency is getting the better of terrorists in J&K

New Delhi, Nov 01: The National Investigation Agency has arrested 2 more accused persons in connection with the Jammu and Kashmir terror conspiracy case.

The duo who have been arrested are Ahmad Wani a resident of Srinagar and Umar Bhat who hails from Spore. The case relates to the conspiracy for undertaking violent acts of terrorist acts in J&K and other cities by the operatives of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, Hizbul Mujahideen, Al-Badr and their affiliates such as The Resistance Front, People Against Fascist Forces among others.

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Crackdown on terrorists and their sympathisers: NIA raids multiple locations in J&K

New Delhi, Oct 12: As part of its massive crackdown against terrorists and their sympathisers in the aftermath of the civilian killings, the National Investigation Agency conducted raids at multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir.

The raids that were conducted at Chattabal, Chanapora and Solina are aimed at cracking down on the Overground Workers of terror groups. While The Resistance Front has claimed responsibility for the killings, the NIA is also looking into the roles of the operatives part of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, Hizbul Mujahideen and Al-Badr.

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6 J&K government employees sacked for terror links

New Delhi, Sep 22: Six employees of the Jammu and Kashmir government were sacked for allegedly having terror links. They were also accused of having links with over ground workers.

Two among those dismissed were police constables. A few days back the J&K administration had issued instructions on the periodic character and antecedents verification of government employees.

The instructions said that the general administration department of every employee is mandatorily required to maintain absolute integrity, honesty and allegiance to the Union of India and its Constitution. The instruction also said that the employee shall not do anything unbecoming of a government servant.

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Weapons of Pak origin recovered from Amritsar based operative in Hizbul narco case

New Delhi, July 31: The National Investigation Agency has filed a supplementary chargesheet against one Manpreet Singh in connection with the Hizbul Mujahideen narco terrorism case.

The case was originally registered in Amritsar City following the arrest of Hilal Ahmed. The police had also seized a truck and recovered Rs 29 lakh from his possession. He was an over ground worker and a close aide of Riyaz Ahmed Naikoo the then commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen in Kashmir.

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Amidst ceasefire claims, Pakistan continues to keep J&K on the boil

New Delhi, July 22: With 10 encounters in 20 days in July, the number of terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir this year has gone up to 86. The months of June and July have been particularly active when it comes to anti terror operations and the security forces have gunned down 36 terrorists.

Until July 19, the number of terrorists killed in the Valley stood at 80. Of these 41 were from the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, while the rest were from the Hizbul Mujahideen, Al-Badr, Jaish-e-Mohammad and AuGH, Inspector General of Police, Vijay Kumar said.

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Pakistan funded Rs 80 crore to Hizbul to further terror activities in J&K

New Delhi, July 12: Charges have been framed following an investigation by the National Investigation Agency in the Jammu Kashmir Affectees Relief Trusst (JKART) case of Kashmir.

Charges were framed abasing several persons including those based in Pakistan. Between 2004 and 2011, illegal funding was made to the tune of Rs 80 crore from Pakistan to the Hizbul Mujahideen to carry out terror activities in India. Accused Mohammad Shafi Shah was an active member of the Hizbul Mujahideen and had collected a huge amount of money from Pakistan and distributed the same to the cadres of the terror outfit.

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