Tag: terrorists

Nothing with the State Government on modifying constitutional provisions: J&K Governor to Omar Abdullah

Indian Army (representative photo)

Newsroom24x7 Network Forces’ movement to counter heightened threat perception – Satya Pal Malik, Governor Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today met a delegation of political leaders led by Mr Omar Abdullah. After his meeting with the Governor, Abdullah said that they have received the assurance that Article 370 and

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Ceasefire violations and cross-border terrorism: The death toll mounts

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Sixty-three persons were killed, including 40 civilians and 23 security personnel, in ceasefire violations and cross-border terrorism in the year 2017 while there were 22 casualties in 2016 and 21 and 2015. This information was given by India’s Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to

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Senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

Newsroom24x7 Network Srinagar: Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari and his PSO were shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside the newspaper’s office here today. Bukhari was leaving his office in Press Enclave in Lal Chowk for an iftar party when he was shot fatally. Between 1997 and 2012, Shujaat was a correspondent for “The Hindu” in

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J&K crisis: Pakistan backed terrorism, stone pelting mobs, ceasefire violations, casualties and state of drift

Lalit Shastri While Indian soldiers are laying down their life and casualties continue to mount in Jammu and Kashmir due to the low intensity war being waged against India by Pakistan, the Home Minister of India, Rajnath Singh has had this to say on the Kashmir crisis: Currently there is tension at India-Pakistan border. Whatever

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Army kills eight terrorists, including Hizb commander Sabjar Bhat

SRINAGAR: Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, who succeeded Burhan Wani, has been gunned down along with another terrorist during a search operation by security forces on Saturday in Pulwana district in Kashmir. Sabzar, who was killed on Saturday by the Army at Soimoh village in Tral, about 35 kilometers from Srinagar, had become a

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KPS Gill: The Hero of Punjab

  Historian Rajiv Lochan on the demise of Former DGP of Punjab KPS Gill: Terrorists have to be first unarmed or killed. Talking to terrorists does not convert them to a sensible point of view but only encourages them to do more terror. Gill’s arrival in Punjab effectively eliminated the Khalistani terrorists. Then the wooly

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Reputed scholar and historian compares today’s Kashmir with Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Chandigarh: Pointing to Kashmir and its fabled sufi culture that has not been visible for thirty years now, historian Rajiv Lochan draws an analogy with the present situation in Syria by underscoring that Syria was a secular country before the outside terrorists stepped in to create havoc in that country. To draw home

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Bhopal jail break: “SIMI terrorists” gunned down

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Eight terrorists belonging to the banned organisation SIMI , who had fled from Bhopal jail last night around 2 am have been gunned down in an encounter, aaccording to an official version here. Four jail officers, Including the jail Superintendent   have been suspended. The encounter took place between 11 and 11.30

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8 SIMI “terrorists” escape from Bhopal jail

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Eight alleged terrorists of the banned students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) killed a guard and managed to escape from the Central Jail here last night. According to available information, the alleged terrorists  – Amzad, Zakir Hussain Sadiq, Mehboob, Majid, Khalid Ahmad, Mujeeb Sheikh, Mohd. Aqueel, and Khilchi  – ilodged in Central

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Hideouts of Terrorists busted in Baramula; 44 apprehended

Newsroom24x7 Staff Srinagar: Coordinated initiative by Army, Jammu and Kashmir Police, Border Security Force, and Central Reserve Police Force has led to the busting of what has been described as  terrorists’ hideouts in Baramula in Jammu and Kashmir. The security personnel engaged in the anti-terrorist combing  operation since yesterday have nabbed 44 suspected terrorists. This

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Uri hits US-Pak dynamics: “No role for militancy, non-state actors in Pak policy making”

Shitanshu Shekhar Shukla A parliamentary delegation from Pakistan took five-day visit to US to learn the hard way that there is no role for militancy in policy-making and non-state actors cannot be allowed to operate from the Pakistani territory. Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had sent his special envoys on Kashmir to US to lodge

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Police station attacked by terrorists in Kashmir

Newsroom24x7 Staff Srinagar: The Yaripora police station in Kulgam in Jammu and Kashmir was  attacked by terrorists around 8 pm. tonight. According to available reports there were 3 to 4 terrorists who opened  fire at the highly fortified police station and the police retaliated. There was heavy firing, which lasted about 5 minutes. No casualty

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India goes for surgical strike to neutralize terrorists at launch pads along the LoC

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Indian army conducted surgical strikes last night at launch pads along the Line of Control where some terrorist teams had positioned themselves to carry out infiltration and terrorist strikes in Jammu & Kashmir and in various metros in India. The operations were basically focused to ensure that these terrorists do

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Let us wage a war against poverty Modi tells the people of Pakistan

Newsroom24x7 Staff Kozhikode (Kerala): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today told the people of Pakistan that he is accepting the challenge for war but would like the two countries to wage a war against poverty and illiteracy. The Prime Minister was addressing the BJP National Council at kozhikode in Kerala. He said that the leaders of

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