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Pak has formed new terror outfits with LeT, JeM cadres: J-K DGP

Pak has formed new terror outfits with LeT, JeM cadres: J-K DGP

Rediff.com22 May 2020

Pakistan has launched new terror outfits staffed by cadres of the dreaded Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed under 'local names' to mislead the world that it has nothing to do with the terrorism prevalent in Jammu and Kashmir, Director General of Police (DGP) of the union territory Dilbag Singh said.

PoK terror camps hit by Covid, Kashmiri trainees may die: J-K DGP

PoK terror camps hit by Covid, Kashmiri trainees may die: J-K DGP

Rediff.com20 May 2020

The revelation has come as intelligence agencies, too, say Pakistan is pushing terrorists infected with COVID-19 into Kashmir.

50 terrorists killed in J-K in 2020; 18 during lockdown

50 terrorists killed in J-K in 2020; 18 during lockdown

Rediff.com24 Apr 2020

As many as 160 terrorists were killed and 102 arrested in Jammu and Kashmir in 2019.

Border residents hit by double whammy of COVID-19, Pak shelling

Border residents hit by double whammy of COVID-19, Pak shelling

Rediff.com15 Apr 2020

'We are caught between the devil and the deep blue sea'

Over 3,200 ceasefire violations by Pak in 2019, highest in 16 yrs

Over 3,200 ceasefire violations by Pak in 2019, highest in 16 yrs

Rediff.com4 Jan 2020

Shelling and firing by Pakistani troops was "very heavy" in 2019, virtually making the 2003 India-Pakistan border truce "redundant", officials said.

J-K police to get pepper ball launching guns, ROVs

J-K police to get pepper ball launching guns, ROVs

Rediff.com2 Aug 2019

The state police recently floated tenders for purchasing 50 PBLGs and two RoVs with water jet disruptors and weapon mounts for their use in security situation.

Rajnath: 'Will resolve Kashmir; if not through talks then...'

Rajnath: 'Will resolve Kashmir; if not through talks then...'

Rediff.com21 Jul 2019

Singh paid tributes to soldiers killed in the Kargil War at a memorial in Dras sector.

How Chandrayaan fascinates these schoolchildren

How Chandrayaan fascinates these schoolchildren

Rediff.com14 Jul 2019

Swapnila said they saw the GSLV Mk-III rocket that will launch the mission into space. "It was so huge," she added.

J-K records 2,936 cases of ceasefire violations in 2018, highest in 15 years

J-K records 2,936 cases of ceasefire violations in 2018, highest in 15 years

Rediff.com7 Jan 2019

Shelling and firing by Pakistani troops was "very heavy" in 2018, virtually making the 2003 India-Pakistan border truce "redundant", said officials.

Kathua rape case: Alleged conspirator's family wants CBI probe

Kathua rape case: Alleged conspirator's family wants CBI probe

Rediff.com15 Apr 2018

Conspirator's family expressed doubt about the credibility of the probe by the crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir.

Kathua victim's mother: I wanted her to be a doctor

Kathua victim's mother: I wanted her to be a doctor

Rediff.com14 Apr 2018

The grief-stricken mother wishes for death penalty for the guilty.

Sunjwan: Subedar fought terrorist with bare hands; saved family

Sunjwan: Subedar fought terrorist with bare hands; saved family

Rediff.com11 Feb 2018

However, Madan Lal Choudhary's 20-year-old daughter Neha received a bullet injury in the leg while his sister-in-law Paramjeet also received minor injuries.

Guns fall silent, but border dwellers continue to stay in 'death trap'

Guns fall silent, but border dwellers continue to stay in 'death trap'

Rediff.com24 Jan 2018

As per reports, Pakistan has fired 3000-4000 mortar shells targeting Indian villages and border towns in which 12 people have been killed.

Border residents abandoned their homes to escape from Pak shelling

Border residents abandoned their homes to escape from Pak shelling

Rediff.com21 Jan 2018

Over 40,000 villagers decided to leave their home along the India-Pakistan border

'Living in the shadow of death': Residents of border hamlets fear for lives

'Living in the shadow of death': Residents of border hamlets fear for lives

Rediff.com20 Jan 2018

Blood splattered compounds, smashed window panes and demolished roofs are all that are left of houses in border hamlets which have been battered in Pakistani firing and shelling in the last three days.

90% dip in stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir in 2017: J&K top cop

90% dip in stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir in 2017: J&K top cop

Rediff.com13 Nov 2017

Vaid said NIA raids were not alone responsible for a drop in stone-pelting incidents.

We need bunkers more than food: Border residents to Rajnath

We need bunkers more than food: Border residents to Rajnath

Rediff.com12 Sep 2017

Over 5,000 people living in 23 hamlets along the LoC were forced to shun homes.

Will force Pak to stop cross-border firing: Rajnath

Will force Pak to stop cross-border firing: Rajnath

Rediff.com11 Sep 2017

Just wait for some more time. Pakistan will forced to stop firing.

70 Kashmiri youth joined terrorist ranks this year: Official

70 Kashmiri youth joined terrorist ranks this year: Official

Rediff.com13 Aug 2017

The officer claimed 88 Kashmiri youths joined militancy in 2016.

Security forces 'hunt down' 102 terrorists in J&K in 2017

Security forces 'hunt down' 102 terrorists in J&K in 2017

Rediff.com14 Jul 2017

Earlier in 2010, the highest number of 156 terrorists were killed between January and July that year.

50 men have joined militancy in Kashmir in 6 months

50 men have joined militancy in Kashmir in 6 months

Rediff.com5 Jul 2017

Most of these new recruits came from Pulwama, Shopian and Kulgam districts in South Kashmir, which had become the hub of tech-savvy, young militants.

3 terrorists killed in Samba wanted to blow up trains

3 terrorists killed in Samba wanted to blow up trains

Rediff.com30 Nov 2016

The three heavily-armed terrorists killed by the Border Security Force in Samba district had infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir to carry out a chain of terror attacks by blowing up running trains and tracks with chained IEDs and hard to detect liquid explosives, a top force official said on Wednesday.

Pix: Akshay Kumar meets Real Heroes

Pix: Akshay Kumar meets Real Heroes

Rediff.com8 Nov 2016

He visited the BSF martyr memorial in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pak targeting civilians as it failed to fight BSF: Border residents

Pak targeting civilians as it failed to fight BSF: Border residents

Rediff.com28 Oct 2016

Cores of houses and other structures along the IB in Jammu district are riddled with ammunition from across the border.

400 border residents evacuated after Pak pounds IB with mortar bombs

400 border residents evacuated after Pak pounds IB with mortar bombs

Rediff.com22 Oct 2016

Border dwellers in Bobiya and adjoining hamlets in Hiranagar sector in Kathua district have been experiencing sleepless nights due to the intensified shelling and firing by Pakistan.

Villagers living along LoC flee their homes after cross-border firing

Villagers living along LoC flee their homes after cross-border firing

Rediff.com6 Oct 2016

Forced to leave their hamlets and cattle, the border residents want the Narendra Modi government to take strong action against Pakistan so that it does repeat the terror attacks and ceasefire violations along LoC.

Balloons, pigeon part of Pak armoury in psy-war against India

Balloons, pigeon part of Pak armoury in psy-war against India

Rediff.com5 Oct 2016

Pakistan wants to unsettle those living in hamlets along the International Border in Jammu and Punjab, say security personnel.

Army General warns of new tragedy in Kashmir

Army General warns of new tragedy in Kashmir

Rediff.com19 Jul 2015

Voicing concern over recruitment of educated Kashmiri youths into terror outfits, a top army commander has said that eyes cannot be shut to the "tragedy" that "alienation and lack of opportunities" was driving local youngsters towards the gun and the Centre and the state government need to introspect to address these issues.

This Kashmir village was wiped out in 1 minute

This Kashmir village was wiped out in 1 minute

Rediff.com13 Sep 2014

In less than one minute, Yash Pal's life took a drastic turn as a mountain came crashing down devouring this hamlet following torrential rains and buried his family of six.