New Delhi, Aug 22: The security forces have wrecked havoc on terror groups in the Valley. This year alone 26 top commanders have been gunned down by the security forces in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
J&K’s Director General of Police, Dilbagh Singh said that two terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba were shot dead in the past three days along with four other terrorists. He also said that infiltration of terrorists from across the border had decreased by half this year.
New Delhi, Aug 10: The Centre is considering bringing in a new legislation to protect the land rights of the native people of Jammu and Kashmir.
A Bill to this effect is expected to be tabled in Parliament soon. This is an important move and is aimed at addressing the concerns of the citizens of the Union Territory after. Article 370 was abrogated on August 5 last year.
Srinagar, Aug 09: Militants on Sunday shot at and injured a BJP worker in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
A police official said militants fired upon Abdul Hamid Najar, a resident of Mohiendpora area of Budgam in central Kashmir this morning, leaving him injured.
New Delhi, Aug 07: In a surprise move, former union minister, Manoj Sinha was appointed as the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. The appointment was made following the resignation submitted by G C Murmu on Wednesday.
The appointment of Sinha a former junior railways minister is an interesting one. He enjoys a good rapport with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Importantly he is an affable politicians who has had a good track record.
New Delhi, Aug 05: It has been a year since the abrogation of Article 370. The government says that this decision has paved the way for development.
New Delhi, July 20: A Lashkar-e-Tayiba module has been busted in Jammu and Kashmir. The module was busted by the Special Operations Group of Jammu and Kashmir police and the Indian Army.
During the operation, the agencies arrested one Mubashir Bhat. He was on his way to visit Jammu to collect a consignment.
New Delhi, July 18: Three terrorists have been gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir.
The encounter started early this morning at the Amshipora area of Shopian, police officials said.
New Delhi, July 18: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a key accused in connection with the Handwara drug case. The arrested has been identified as Afaq Ahmad Wani.
He was involved in the case pertaining to the seizure of 21 kilograms of Heroin. Cash of 1,35,89,850 was also recovered during the raid.
New Delhi, July 09: The Jammu and Kashmir police have identified two Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists who were involved in the murder of BJP leader Sheikh Waseem Bari along with his father and brother.
The J&K police say that one of the terrorists is from Pakistan and he has been identified as Abir Hakani. A massive manhunt has been launched, the police also said.
New Delhi, July 07: A letter attributed to Kashmir separatist Syed Ali Geelani is in circulation, which calls for a complete strike on July 8 and 13 July in Jammu and Kashmir.
The letter says that Geelani while paying rich tributes to Burhan Wani says that the illegal military occupation of India is the continuance of the mission of July 13, 1931, martyrs.