Shifting its focus to the Indian subcontinent, global terror outfit al-Qaida has said it will target Indian security installations and leaders of Hindu “separatist” organisations. The outfit has released an elaborate document titled ‘Code of conduct for Mujahideen in the subcontinent’ detailing its objectives, targets, and do’s and don’ts for members.”All personnel of the military […]

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Two additional Army battalions — about 2,000 men — have started moving into four troubled South Kashmir districts, being described as the new “ground zero” because of increased militant activity, officials said. With the presence of additional forces in Kulgam, Anantnag, Shopian and Pulwama, some army camps in Shopian and Pulwama would be revived, they […]

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The NIA chargesheet in the Pathankot terror attack case not only provides evidence on the strike at the IAF base but also links its perpetrator Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) with blasts in Tangdhar, Samba, Kathua and Rajbagh in J&K last year. The main handler of the Pathankot attackers, Kashif Jan, had claimed in his  Facebook messages that he had […]

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Three Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were killed in a 36-hour gunbattle with security forces in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district in Kashmir which ended today. A civilian was also killed by stray bullet yesterday during law and order problem. “Three holed up terrorists eliminated; bodies of two terrorists & three weapons recovered,” Army’s Northern Command said […]

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In a massive crackdown on terrorism in the valley, two local Jaish-e-Mohammed militants have been arrested in Kanispora area of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir. The militants were nabbed in a joint search operation launched last night by the 52 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operation Group (SOG) Baramulla. Besides an AK 47, a pistol and […]

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With grievous injuries being suffered by its troops during violent protests in Kashmir Valley, the CRPF has floated fresh tenders to procure about 2,000 modern ‘full-body protectors’ to save them from stone pelting and molotov cocktails. Officials said the specifications drawn for the latest body armour includes physical protection from brick batting, knife and acid attacks […]

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