Kiren Rijiju visits CRPF battalion in Pahalgam

Kiren Rijiju visits CRPF battalion in Pahalgam

Srinagar: Minister of State (MoS) for Home, Kiren Rijiju, who is on a visit to Kashmir, took stock of the security situation in south Kashmir on Saturday, during which he was given a list of equipment needed to stop fidayeen (suicide) attacks. According to Inspector General (IG) of CRPF (operations), Zulifiqar Hassan, Rijiju visited the […]

A year after, it is clear that ‘surgical strike’ achieved nothing

A year after, it is clear that ‘surgical strike’ achieved nothing

SRINAGAR: Firing by Pakistani troops on Indian army posts from across the Line of Control and infiltration bids by militants have only increased since the “surgical strike” that the Indian Army claimed to have carried out last year. Contrary to the army’s claims that the surgical strike reduced the capability of militants to sneak across […]

If ‘back of militancy broken’, why more military camps?

If ‘back of militancy broken’, why more military camps?

Srinagar: On the one hand the army commander for south Kashmir claims that the “back of militancy has been broken” in Kashmir, but on the other hand the establishing of seven more military camps in the Valley, six of them in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, contradicts that claim. The ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and […]

Odessey of longest surviving militant

Odessey of longest surviving militant

Srinagar: For 18 years, Qayoom Najar remained a mystery man, his tactics enabling him to live to be the longest-surviving militant in Kashmir, until today. But even in death he remained mysterious. When the army’s 34 RR killed an infiltrator along the LoC near Zorawar post in Uri on Tuesday morning, they had no idea […]

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