The Jammu and Kashmir police have busted a terror module in Srinagar with the arrest of five men who were planning to carry out a terror attack, DIG (central Kashmir) D.S. Virdi said at a press conference in Srinagar on Thursday.
A Border Security Force (BSF) constable was killed after an avalanche hit the force's deployment on the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam sector on Monday evening, the paramilitary force said on Tuesday.
Addressing a press conference on Sunday, Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar said: 'We consider DSP Devender Singh's involvement as a heinous crime and he will be dealt in the same manner as other arrested militants.'
The J&K Police on Saturday detained a senior police officer after two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militants and five grenades were recovered from the vehicle he was travelling in, top sources said.
Foreign diplomats visiting the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir were on Friday reminded of the impact of Islamic terrorism by poster-bearing Kashmiri Pandit refugees on the outskirts of Jammu.
At least two civilians sustained minor injuries after a grenade was lobbed at a CRPF deployment at Habak in Srinagar on Wednesday. The grenade missed the target and exploded nearby causing injuries to civilians.
Naik Sawant Sandip Raghunath, aged 29, belonged to Village Munde, Tehsil Karhad, District Satara, Maharashtra and is survived by his wife, Smita Sawant, the Indian Army said.
A double bench of Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ordered a CBI probe into the violations of master plan in the area of Patnitop and Sanasar which falls in the jurisdiction of Patnitop Development Authority.
Indian Army's Northern Command chief, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, on Tuesday visited various units on the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir, as he carried out a review of the security situation in the Kashmir Valley.
For the first time in three decades, Kashmir will witness minimum presence of tourists to mark Christmas and New Year as a fallout of the lockdown after the revocation of Article 370 on August 5.
Security officials had been saying that there were no curbs for holding prayers since last month while Auqaf had been maintaining that prayers won't be held until security forces are removed from all gates and masjid surroundings.
One civilian was killed and over a dozen others injured on Monday when militants hurled a grenade at the busy Amira Kadal near city centre Lal Chowk here in Kashmir Valley, police sources said.
Besides mentioning his remuneration and other provisions, it said his headquarters, unless otherwise directed by the government, will be the same as the headquarters of the high court.
Radha Krishna Mathur, was on Thursday morning administered the oath as the first Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Ladakh.
In a late night meeting at the police headquarters, it was decided to enhance combing operations in Shopian, Pulwana and Kulgam, the terror-affected districts where Pakistani commanders have taken refuge.
'The visit of EU members has belied Pakistani propaganda that nobody can move out in Kashmir and that life has been halted here after the abrogation of state's special status', said a senior official.
Police sources said that the militants came to Katrasoo village of Kulgam, took out the masons and carpenters from outside the state working there and opened fire at them, killing five of them on the spot.
The terrorist incident comes a day ahead of a scheduled visit of a delegation of Members of the European Parliament to the valley to closely monitor the ground situation there.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Diwali with soldiers of Indian Army at Line of Control in Rajouri District of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.
J&K Governor Satyapal Malik on Monday warned Pakistan that Indian forces would cross the Line of Control if the neighbouring country didn't mend its ways and stop supporting terror.
At least 35 Jaish-e-Mohammed and Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in retaliatory firing and shelling in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, Defence sources said.
Despite the shutdown and killing of a non-local apple trader and a driver, apple farmers in Kashmir have managed to send six lakh metric tons of apples outside Kashmir.
In the ensuing encounter, the three militants were killed and the bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. The identity and affiliation of the slain militants were yet to be ascertained, a police statement said.
BSF's Inspector General, Jammu conveyed deep regret at Mondal's death and also conveyed deep gratitude to the SDRF, villagers and the Pakistan Rangers who came forward to carry on the rescue operation for three continuous days.