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Army foils infiltration bid in J&K, kills 4 militants

Srinagar: Four intruding militants were killed on Saturday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district as the army foiled an infiltration bid, said defence sources. A group of militants was challenged by the alert troops on the Indian side of the LoC in Rampur sector. “The operation is ongoing in […]

Rajnath Singh
NDA govt will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue:Rajnath

Pelling (Sikkim): Amidst the ongoing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today that the NDA government would find a permanent solution to the Kashmir issue. Addressing a public reception in this western part of the tiny Himalayan state, Singh said Pakistan had been trying to destabilise India by fomenting trouble in […]

Rajnath Singh
Rajnath promises 'unannounced action' against Pakistani terror groups

New Delhi: Vowing to take action against Pakistan-based terrorist groups in the wake of increased attacks on Indian security forces, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that Narendra Modi government would not let “countrymen hang their heads in shame” and “respond without announcing”. “Bol ke nahin karengey, karke dikhayengey (we will not announce it […]

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China slowly increasing influence in the Bay of Bengal: Indian Navy officer

Kolkata: China is slowly increasing its political, economic and military influence in the Bay of Bengal by forging maritime ties with the countries such as Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh through infrastructural fundings, a senior Indian navy officer said here on Monday. However, there is an amount of skepticism about China’s military initiatives in the […]

China dismisses India's concerns over OBOR, cites intl support

Beijing: China today dismissed India’s concerns over the Belt and Road initiative, saying the mega venture has broad international support and the China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project which is a part of it will not affect Beijing’s stand on Kashmir. Reacting to India’s reservations over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project of […]

Jammu and Kashmir: Two killed in Pakistan shelling in Rajouri

Jammu: Two civilians were killed and two others were injured on Saturday in indiscriminate shelling and firing by Pakistan Army in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, defence sources said. The Pakistani Army started firing and shelling at 7.15 a.m. in Naushera sector of the Line of Control (LoC). The Indian Army retaliated to the unprovoked, […]

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Young Kashmiri Army officer killed by militants

Srinagar: Militants abducted and killed a 22-year-old Kashmiri Army officer when he had gone to attend a family wedding in Shopian district, officials said on Wednesday. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has called it an act of cowardice and the Army has vowed to bring those responsible to justice. The bullet-riddled body of Lieutenant Ummer Faiyaz, […]

5 killed in suicide attack in Kashmir's Kupwara

Srinagar: Five, including three soldiers and two militants, were killed in a ‘fidayeen’ (suicide) attack on an army camp on Thursday in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. “Fidayeen terrorists attacked the Panzgam army camp close to the Line of Control (LoC) around 4.30 a.m.” Defence Ministry Spokesman, Colonel Rajesh Kalia told IANS. “The three soldiers killed, included […]

BJP denies rift in J&K alliance; Azad slams it

New Delhi: The BJP on Monday denied any rift in the BJP-PDP alliance government in Jammu and Kashmir and assured the Mehbooba Mufti-led government of its continued support. “There is no rift in the BJP-PDP alliance,” BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav told the media here after Peoples Democratic Party supremo and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti […]

Odia CRPF Jawan
‘We were kicked & thrashed by locals,’ Odia jawan narrates J &K ordeal

Sambalpur: At a time when a video of a Kashmiri youth tied to an Army jeep as a ‘shield’ to avoid irate locals in Jammu and Kashmir sparked off a major controversy, CRPF jawan Vicky Biswakarma’s statement on how the forces are treated has shaken one and all. Speaking to OTV, Vicky who returned to […]

Gautam Gambhir
Whoever wants 'Azadi', leave the country, says Gambhir

New Delhi: Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Thursday backed paramilitary personnel who were manhandled by Kashmiri youths in a video which has gone viral on social media, saying whoever wants freedom for Kashmir can leave the country. A video which shows Indian security forces being physically and verbally abused in the Kashmir Valley went viral […]

kashmir polls
Repoll begins in 38 polling stations of Srinagar

Srinagar: The repoll ordered by Election Commission of India in 38 polling stations of Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency, where the bypoll on April 9 was marred by violence, began today amidst tight security arrangements. The polling began at 7 am and will end at 4 pm. All these polling stations are located in central Kashmir’s […]

Protest shutdown affects life in Kashmir
Protest shutdown affects life in Kashmir

Srinagar: Life across the Kashmir Valley was adversely affected on Wednesday due to the separatist called protest shutdown against the killing of three civilians in clashes with security forces. Authorities here and in all other district headquarters made sufficient deployment of police and paramilitary forces to maintain law and order. “Adequate deployments of security forces […]

jitendra singh
Minister slams opposition over Army chief's warning on Kashmir

New Delhi: Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh on Friday urged the Congress and other opposition parties to refrain from criticising Army chief General Bipin Rawat for warning Kashmiri protesters. “I think regardless of our political affiliations, it is to be understood that politcking in the name of sceurity forces is ultimatley going […]

BJD asks PM to understand mindset of Kashmiri youths

New Delhi: Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Saturday charged the central and the PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir with “utter failure” to maintain law and order and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should take immediate steps to understand the mindset of youths in the state. “It’s more than just a law […]

No Chinese troops in Pakistani Kashmir, says Beijing

Beijing: China has denied any of its armed personnel were posted in Pakistani Kashmir, stating that these were “just stories”. A senior leader in charge of bilateral relations with India and Pakistan said that with modern technology and satellites no troops could remain undetected anywhere. “Even 5,000 ants cannot hide from being seeing,” Deputy Diretor-General […]

Three guerrillas killed in Kashmir

Srinagar: Three guerrillas were killed late yesterday in an ongoing gun battle with the Indian Army in Kashmir’s Kupwara district. “Three militants were killed in Tangdhar town near the LoC (Line of Control) in a fierce gun battle with the army. The operation against the militants is still going on,” a senior police officer told […]

Man shot at for giving land for cell phone tower in Kashmir

Srinagar: Separatist guerrillas yesterday shot at a man whose brother had given land on rent for a mobile phone tower in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said. Militants fired at 25-year-old Imtiyaz Ahmad Nadroo in Pattan town, a police officer told IANS. Nadroo was admitted to a hospital for treatment. This was the third […]

Kashmir reminds Salman Khan of Katrina Kaif

Mumbai: Actor Salman Khan, who is currently busy shooting for his film “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” in Kashmir, says it reminded him of his former ladylove Katrina Kaif. The 49-year-old shared a series of photographs and posts on micro-blogging website Twitter yesterday. “Kashmir nahi dekha toh Kya dekha kehtey hai kahin jannat hai toh woh idharich hai […]

Kashmiri protester killed in firing, police admit lapse

A teenager was killed in Kashmir during firing by security forces who battled stone pelting protesters today, the day hardliner separatist Yasin Malik and social activist Swami Agnivesh were taken into preventive custody as they headed to the village where violence broke out