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18 May, 2018 2:14 AM Militans, Army exchange fire in Bandipora

Security forces and militants exchanged fire briefly on Thursday night in north Kashmir’s Bandipora, the second such incident since the Centre declared to halt operations during Ramzan in Kashmir two days ago. Preliminary reports suggest the incident took place around 1:30 a.m. near Bonikhan Mohalla Hajin, Bandipora. A police official said the Army’s 22

12 April, 2018 4:40 PM Kashmir tense after Kulgam killings

Kashmir remained tense on Thursday in the wake of four civilian deaths during a counter-militancy operation in Kulgam on Wednesday. The authorities closed all major colleges and schools “as a precautionary measure”. However, students of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Sopore, and the National Institute of Technology 21

11 April, 2018 5:04 PM Four civilians, jawan killed in Kulgam

Operation against holed-up militants sparks clashes. Four civilians and an Army jawan were killed in Kulgam on Wednesday, as an 18-hour operation against holed-up militants sparked widespread violent clashes, which left over 50 civilians injured. The trapped militants managed to escape from the spot. It’s for the second time in 10 days that the Valley 48

24 March, 2018 1:37 PM Picture of new Hurriyat chief’s gun-totting son goes viral

Newly-appointed Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai’s son, who went missing 24 hours ago, was seen wielding a gun in pictures that surfaced on social media platform on Saturday, hinting at his having joined militancy. The family of Mr. Sehrai, a resident of Srinagar’s uptown Baghat Barzula area, approached the police on Saturday 50

19 March, 2018 6:23 PM Hurriyat leader Syed Geelani resigns from Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chief's post

Srinagar [Jammu and Kashmir], Mar 19 (ANI): Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Monday has resigned as the chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat. Senior Hurriyat leader Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai replaced Geelani as the chairman of the party. "The Tehreek-e-Hurriyat led by Syed Ali Geelani today held a meeting at its office in Srinagar and elected 32

23 February, 2018 1:47 AM PM Narendra Modi 'looking forward' to meeting Canadian PM Justin Trudeau today

PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau, who is on an 8-day state visit to India with family. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau, who is on an 8-day state visit to India with family. The Prime Minister took to Twitter and said that he is ''looking 58

21 February, 2018 2:50 PM Punjab CM Amarinder Singh meets Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, raises Khalistan issue

Both the leaders also discussed the strong bond that exists between the two places, largely due to an influential Punjabi community settled in the western nation. CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday met Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and raised the issue of Khalistan and its funding. "I raised the issue of Khalistan 72

1 February, 2018 4:38 PM 10.5% hike in allocation for Home Ministry

The Union Home Ministry has been allocated ₹92,679.86 crore, an increase of 10.5% over 2017-18, with a special emphasis on improving infrastructure of the police forces. The Delhi police, which maintain law and order in the national capital, has been allocated ₹6,946.28 crore. A sum of ₹1,750 crore has been allocated for the development of border infrastructure 56

25 January, 2018 11:48 AM Militancy growing in India under banner of Hindutva: Pakistan's new ploy to divert world attention

Pakistan envoy has admitted that the country's relationship with the US is going through a rough patch. Washington: Amid intense pressure from the United States to tackle terrorism on home soil, Pakistan once again tried to divert world's attention and escape its obligations by pointing fingers at India. "In India also, militancy is growing under the name of Hindutva 65

10 January, 2018 4:53 PM Home Affairs Ministry gives Rs 226 crore to paramilitary forces for gadgets

The Union Home Ministry has sanctioned Rs 226 crore to the paramilitary forces for procurement of telecommunication equipment and some other gadgets, an official said. The sanctioned amount of Rs 226 crore is being given to the CRPF, BSF, CISF, ITBP and SSB and the forces will utilise the fund as per their operational requirements, the official said. The Central 53