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Tag: Pulwama Terror Attack

Three Years Of Pulwama Attack
Three Years Of Pulwama Attack: CRPF Soldiers Pay Homage To Martyred Jawans

Three Years Of Pulwama Attack: CRPF Soldiers Pay Homage To Martyred Jawans

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Police Recover 7 Kg IED From Bus Stand In Jammu, Major Tragedy Averted
Police Recover 7 Kg IED From Bus Stand In Jammu, Major Tragedy Averted

Jammu: A major tragedy was averted after police recovered a seven-kilogram Improvised Explosive Device (IED) from the Jammu bus stand on Sunday, officials said. With this recovery, the police foiled a major plan of the terrorists to set off an explosion on the second anniversary of the 2019 Pulwama attack. As there were inputs that […]

US To Operationalise India As Major Defence Partner
US To Operationalise India As Major Defence Partner

New Delhi: US Secretary of Defense nominee, Lt Gen Lloyd Austin (retd) has said that he would further operationalise India’s major “Major Defence Partner” status. During his confirmation hearing in Congress, the former US Central Command chief was asked on how he would enhance the overall defence relationship between the US and India and what […]

Pak's Anti-Terrorism Court Asks Police To Arrest Global Terrorist Masood Azhar By Jan 18
Pak's Anti-Terrorism Court Asks Police To Arrest Global Terrorist Masood Azhar By Jan 18

Lahore: UN designated global terrorist Masood Azhar, chief of the banned Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), should be arrested by January 18 in connection with a terror financing case, an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has asked the Punjab Police, a court official said on Saturday. The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Gujranwala issued an arrest warrant against Azhar in the […]

Global Terrorist Masood Azhar Finally Becomes Wanted Man In Pakistan After Court Issues Arrest Warrant
Global Terrorist Masood Azhar Finally Becomes Wanted Man In Pakistan After Court Issues Arrest Warrant

Lahore: In a significant development, an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for banned Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar on the charges of terror financing. Issuance of arrest warrant is the first small step against the global terrorist. The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Gujranwala issued the warrant during a hearing in a […]

Pak Boasts About Its Role In Pulwama Attack, BJP Chief JP Nadda Takes Dig At Rahul Gandhi
Pak Boasts About Its Role In Pulwama Attack, BJP Chief JP Nadda Takes Dig At Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi/Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday admitted and boasted about its role in the 2019 Pulwama suicide bombing in Kashmir in which 40 Indian paramilitary troopers were killed by the globally banned terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad. In his address to the National Assembly, Pakistan’s Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry termed the Pulwama terror attack an “accomplishment” […]

Pulwama attack: NIA names JeM chief Azhar, brothers in chargesheet

New Delhi/Jammu: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) in its chargesheet in the 2019 Pulwama terror attack case has named Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar, his brothers Abdul Rauf Asghar and Ammar Alvi, slain JeM terrorist Mohammad Umar Farooq, suicide bomber Adil Ahmed Dar and other terrorist commanders operating from Pakistan. These are apart from the six […]

Pulwama Attack: Buyer Of Chemicals From Amazon For IEDs Among 2 Held

New Delhi: Over a year of the Pulwama terror attack, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested two more persons, including the youth who procured the chemicals from Amazon shopping site to prepare Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) used in the suicide attack that killed 40 Central Police Reserve Force (CRPF) troopers. An NIA spokesperson said that […]

NIA Arrests Pak-Based Terror Group JeM's Operative Involved In Pulwama Attack

New Delhi: In a major breakthrough, the NIA arrested on Friday an operative of Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) for his alleged involvement in the Pulwama terror attack last year, officials said. Officials said that 22-year-old ?Shakir Bashir Magrey, a furniture shop owner and resident of Hajibal, Kakapora in Pulwama, had provided shelter and other […]

Jaish Kashmir Chief Who Supervised Feb 14 Pulwama Terror Attack Killed

Srinagar: Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) chief of Kashmir Qari Yasir, who was behind the February 14, 2019 attack on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Pulwama that claimed life of 40 troopers, was killed in an encounter with the security forces at Awantipora in Pulwama on Saturday. Lt General KJS Dhillon, 15 Corps Commander, and […]

After Pulwama, JeM's Target Was Delhi-NCR: NIA

New Delhi: Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed was planning to carry out ‘fidayeen’ attacks at several places in India, including Delhi and NCR, similar to the February 14 Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir that left 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel dead, the National Investigation Agency’s chargesheet said on Monday. In its chargesheet filed […]

Three JeM militants killed in Baramulla, Shopian

Srinagar: Three Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants were on Saturday killed in two separate encounters with security forces in Baramulla and Shopian districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. While two militants were killed in Sopore township of Baramulla district of north Kashmir, another was gunned down in Shopian district of south Kashmir in an operation which […]

Another accused in Pulwama terror attack in NIA custody

Srinagar: Another youth allegedly involved in the February 14 Pulwama terror attack, that left 40 CRPF troopers dead, was taken into custody by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), an agency statement said on Monday. An NIA statement said that it has taken into custody 25-year-old Muzaffar Ahmad Bhat, of Monghama village in Tral area of […]

Indo-Pak civil society-led dialogue held in Islamabad, first after Pulwama

Islamabad/New Delhi: Improving cross-border connectivity and trade, people-to-people exchanges and educational collaboration were among the subjects discussed at the two-day civil society-led Track-II dialogue between India and Pakistan in Islamabad, the first such initiative after the Pulwama terror attack that soured relations between the two neighbouring countries. The dialogue, titled ‘Beyond Politics and Polemics New […]

4 of 5 terrorists involved in Pulwama attack killed, 1 arrested: Govt

New Delhi: Four out of the five terrorists involved in the Pulwama terror attack were killed, while one was arrested by security forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday. He said in Lok Sabha that probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has revealed the links of terrorist module […]

Nine soldiers injured in IED attack on army patrol in Pulwama

Srinagar: Nine soldiers suffered minor injuries after militants attacked an army vehicle with an improvised explosive device (IED) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday, officials said. “A failed attempt was made to attack a mobile vehicle patrol of 44 Rashtriya Rifles with a vehicle-based IED while the army patrol was moving in the […]

Pakistan seeks dialogue with India for region's development

Islamabad: Not invited for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s inauguration on Thursday, Pakistan has sought a dialogue with the new Indian government, saying it is the only way for South Asia’s development. The Indian government on Monday invited leaders of Bimstec member states as well as Kyrgyzstan, Mauritius and Chair of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation for […]

Feeding hungry child more satisfactory than my survival in Pulwama attack: CRPF soldier

New Delhi: Getting a new life after surviving the Pulwama terror attack was okay but to feed a paralysed child was really a “satisfactory moment”, said CRPF’s Head Constable Iqbal Singh, after a video of him feeding the hungry child on a Srinagar street went viral on social media on Tuesday. The 44-year-old Sikh trooper of […]

Nobody knows who runs Pakistan, says Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the biggest problem for India in its relations with Pakistan is to find “who is running the country” and should be engaged for talks. In an interview to India TV’s Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma in front of nearly 2,500 people at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium […]

NIA takes custody of 2 JeM suspects in terror cases

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday took custody of two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) operatives, imprisoned in Jammu under the Public Safety Act (PSA), to interrogate in connection with various terror acts, including the February 14 Pulwama attack, NIA officials said here. “They have been brought here in a general case that was registered […]

China likely to soften stand on Masood Azhar in a month

New Delhi: China is likely to ease its hard position on the issue of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar within a month, sources indicated on Monday, after Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale shared “all evidences” with the Chinese leadership in Beijing about the Pakistan-based outfit’s terror activities. Gokhale, who is on a two-day visit to Beijing, […]

India raises blacklisting of Masood Azhar with China

New Delhi/Beijing: India has shared with China “all evidences” of the terrorist activities of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and its chief Masood Azhar, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in New Delhi on Monday as Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale held talks with the Chinese leadership in Beijing. Gokhale is on a two-day visit to Beijing […]

Pakistan takes media to Balakot, curtails interactions

New Delhi: Forty-three days after the Indian Air Force struck Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror training camps in Pakistan’s Balakot, the Pakistani government took representatives of some Islamabad-based international media houses and foreign diplomats to the area but directed them not to “speak too long” to local residents. The Hindi website of BBC reported that one of […]

Pulwama terror attack suspect nabbed in Pune

Pune: A suspect in the February 14 Pulwama suicide attack has been arrested here by the Bihar Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) in collaboration with its Maharashtra counterpart, official sources said here on Thursday. Shariyat Anwar-ul-Haq Mandal, 19, of Bajipur in West Bengal’s Nadia district, is accused of procuring a list of postings of Central Reserve Police […]

IPL opening ceremony funds donated to armed forces

Chennai: In the wake of the Pulwama terror attacks and keeping in mind the sentiments of the people, the Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA), administering the BCCI, has decided to cancel the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and donate the money budgeted for it to the armed forces. “The estimated […]

PM Modi is Pakistan's poster boy, not us: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Thursday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, dubbing him the “poster boy of Pakistan” for publicly hugging former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and inviting the neighbouring country’s spy agency ISI to Pathankot after the IAF base was attacked. Gandhi’s remarks came after Modi on Tuesday called the […]

ICC assures BCCI of security during World Cup

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday assured BCCI that all security concerns at the upcoming ODI World Cup, in the wake of Pulwama terror attack, will be addressed adequately. According to sources in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), at the ICC meeting here, Board’s CEO Rahul Johri had raised concerns […]

Air strikes: Pak vows to respond 'at the time and place of its choosing'

Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday “strongly rejected” India’s claim” of targeting terrorist camp near Balakot and causing heavy casualties even as it vowed to respond “at the time and place of its choosing” to what it called India’s “uncalled for aggression”. At a special meeting of the National Security Committee hours after Indian air strikes in […]

Enough is enough, says Vidya Balan on Pakistani artiste ban

Mumbai: With the Hindi film industry condemning the Pulwana terror attack and not releasing films in Pakistan besides banning all Pakistani artistes from working in India, National award-winning actress Vidya Balan on Friday said a strong stand needs to be taken this time. “Though I have always believed that art should be kept away from […]

India has more options than war to punish Pakistan: Former Army vice chief

New Delhi: India has more options than just war to deal with its unruly neighbour Pakistan in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, former Vice Chief of Indian Army Lt. General Arvinder Singh Lamba said on Friday. “War is the last resort. In fact, a war with Pakistan is not required. India has the […]

Pulwama-India-Pakistan-cricket match
No note, no way BCCI can block Pakistan from World Cup: official

New Delhi: The Committee of Administrators (CoA) and the BCCI have not prepared any note seeking a ban on Pakistan at the upcoming World Cup and even if such a move is made, the International Cricket Council (ICC) is bound to reject it. The Pulwama terror attack, that claimed the lives of over 40 CRPF […]

Women, children used to ferry Pulwama explosive: Intelligence sources

New Delhi: Women and children helped terrorists to ferry the deadly explosive RDX grade 5 (for military use) and ammonium nitrate from transit point Tral in Pulwama district in south Kashmir in carrying out a suicide attack on a CRPF convoy on February 14, intelligence sources told IANS. More than 40 Central Reserve Police Force […]

Pakistan national killed in brawl in Jaipur prison

Jaipur: A Pakistani national lodged in the central jail here was allegedly killed Wednesday in a brawl with other prisoners. “A Pakistani prisoner was allegedly murdered today in the central jail. The matter will be investigated by a judicial magistrate and also by the police,” Rajasthan Director General of Police Kapil Garg told PTI. The […]

Video of BJD MLA manhandling Pulwama martyr's relative goes viral 

Cuttack: A major controversy erupted after a video of Barabati-Cuttack MLA Debashish Samantaray manhandling a relative of Odia CRPF jawan Manoj Behera martyred in Pulwama attack, went viral on social media. Following the incident, the BJP has strongly condemned the BJD MLA’s act and staged protest at the Niali Bazar area Monday evening. As per […]

Op-Ed: The Problem With Pakistan and Its ‘Non-existent’ Solution!

“Find a solution to the problem and we will find a problem with the solution!” That seems to be the dominant narrative of those ill at ease with the nationalist (err.. jingoist) frenzy sweeping the country and calls for retribution reverberating in the air everywhere after the deadly terror attack on CRPF convoy in Pulwama […]

'Total Dhamaal' team donates Rs 50 lakh for Pulwama martyrs' kin

Mumbai: The team of “Total Dhamaal” has donated Rs 50 lakh to the families of the CRPF personnel who were killed in the Pulwama terror attack. “In the light of the recent attacks, the makers and the actors got together to help out the families of the Pulwama martyrs. It is a sad thing to […]

Pakistani who plotted suicide bombing killed: Police

Srinagar: Security forces on Monday shot dead a Pakistani militant of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) who masterminded the suicide bombing of a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir killing 49 troopers, police sources said. Kamran, a JeM commander, was killed in a gunfight barely 10 km from the spot in Pulwama district where the suicide bombing took […]

Pak calls back India envoy for 'consultations'

Islamabad: Pakistan has called back its High Commissioner from India for “consultations” amid heightened bilateral tensions after the Pulwama terror attack, officials here said Monday. Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood was on Friday summoned in New Delhi by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale who lodged strong protest over the killing of 40 CRPF soldiers […]

People at Assam's Kalabari bid teary farewell to CRPF head constable killed in Pulwama

Kalabari/Guwahati: The mortal remains of CRPF Head Constable Maneswar Basumatari, killed in the Pulwama terror attack, was consigned to the flames in his native village in Assam’s Baksa district with full state honours on Saturday. The tricolour draped wooden coffin bearing Basumatari’s mortal remains was placed on the funeral pyre set up by the CRPF […]

J&K adminstration withdraws security of 5 separatist leaders

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration Sunday issued orders to withdraw security of five separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, officials said. Besides the Mirwaiz, the security cover for Abdul Gani Bhat, Bilal Lone, Hashim Qureshi and Shabir Shah has been withdrawn, they said. However, there is no mention of pro-Pakistan separatist Syed Ali Shah […]