A truck with AK-47s enroute to Valley: How a fidayeen strike by the JeM was averted

arms-transporting-kashmirNew Delhi, Sep 13: In less than a week, the security agencies have bust two plots in which terrorists were attempting to create havoc in Jammu and Kashmir.

Terrorists of the Jaish-e-Mohammad were apprehended with a huge cache of arms and ammunition on the Jammu-Pathankot highway in Kathua. They were transporting arms in a truck and had planned on carrying out a terror attack in the Valley, officials familiar with the investigation tell OneIndia.

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In first recruitment drive since scrapping of Article 370, 29,000 youth sign up for Indian Army

indian-armyNew Delhi, Sep 05: For the first time since the abrogation of Article 370, encouraging news of youth joining the Indian Army has come up.

Around 29,000 youth from the Chenab Valley and Pir Panjal region queued up to join the Indian Army.

More infiltrators arrested by Army as Pakistan continues to push terrorists into Valley

infilrationNew Delhi, Sep 04: Two Pakistani nationals associated with the Lashkar-e-Tayiba have been caught while trying to enter Kashmir, top security officers said on Wednesday.

“Pakistan is desperate for terrorists to infiltrate… to disrupt peace in the Valley,” General Officer Commanding (GoC) of the Army’s 15 Corps Lt General K J S Dhillon said at a joint briefing with Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Munir Khan.

30 days of lockdown, Valley limps back to normalcy gradually

jk-11New Delhi, Sep 04: It has been 30 days since the Valley has been on lockdown. While there are a few indicators of normalcy, the functioning of many government offices and business centres have remained dismal.

On August 5, the Centre announced that it was scrapping Article 370. A decision to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh into two Union Territories was also taken.

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Down in Kashmir, Pakistan now looks to dish out trouble in naxal land, North East

masud-ahmad-khanNew Delhi, Aug 29: A series of tweets by former army official from Pakistan speaks about the naxal movement in India, the insurgency in the North East and of course Kashmir.

While speaking about the naxalite movement, Brig Masud Ahmad says that the insurgency started in 1970 as a result of economic exploitation by Delhi. He also speaks about the Mizoram Independence movement and says India launched air strikes to neutralise the movement. He goes on with a series of tweets explaining these issues.

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What did Pakistan say about Rahul Gandhi, that got him into damage control mode on J&K

New Delhi, Aug 28: Getting into damage control mode, Congress leader, Rahul Gandhi said that Pakistan is squarely to blame for the violence in Jammu and Kashmir.

“There is violence because it is instigated and supported by Pakistan which is known to be the prime supporter of terrorism across the world… Let me make this absolutely clear: Kashmir is India’s internal issue & there is no room for Pakistan or any other foreign country to interfere in it,” Gandhi said on Twitter.

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Pakistan plans a bloodbath in Kashmir: Plans to launch 100 hardened terrorists into Valley

ter4New Delhi, Aug 23: As part of its larger design, Pakistan is trying to push at least 100 terrorists in Kashmir from Afghanistan.

With there being a lock down in the Valley following the abrogation of Article 370, Pakistan would look for the curbs to ease out, before it tried and implements its larger design to push 100 terrorists into the Valley in a bid to cause havoc.

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Extension to Gen. Bajwa, more about tinkering with seniority, rather than Kashmir

New Delhi, Aug 22: Pakistan recently extended the term of Pakistan Army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa. The move came a few days after India decided to scrap Article 370.

The Pakistan government said that the term was being extended in view of the “regional security environment.” General Bajwa, 58, who was appointed as the chief of Army Staff by former jailed prime minister Nawaz Sharif in November 2016, was to retire in November.

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In any Indo-Pak talks, Kashmir will be off the table

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New Delhi, Aug 18: The scrapping of Article 370 has closed a major chapter, where talks on Kashmir is concerned. In case of any future talks, India would not raise the Kashmir issue with Pakistan as the matter is now internal.

In case there are talks with Pakistan, the focus would only be around cross border terrorism and infiltrations. India says that with Kashmir off the table, it would look to normalise relations with Pakistan in a bid to ensure stability in the region.

Give it time, Supreme Court tells petitioners who sought easing of curbs in Kashmir

On the petition filed by Kashmir Times editor, Anuradha Bhasin, Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi said, “ we would like to give it some time. I have read in the newspapers that landlines will be restored by evening.” Justice S A Bobde added, “ the landlines are working.

I got a call from the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court. Advocate Vrinda Grover then told the court that only a select few are able to use landlines.

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