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Pak-funded separatists off safety net

J&K Govt strips 4 of security cover as a first step after Pulwama   The Jammu & Kashmir Government on Sunday stripped four separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, of their security cover and allied arrangements with immediate effect. The order was issued by the State Government three days after a CRPF convoy was attacked in which 44 CRPF...

CRPF cautions against ‘fake posts’ on internet

Advises to report any such thing by sending an email The CRPF on Sunday issued an advisory cautioning the public against “fake pictures” being circulated online of body parts of its 44 troops killed in the Pulwama attack, the deadliest terrorist strike on security forces in the Kashmir Valley in three decades. “Fake news about harassment of students from...

Parties put up united face to fight terror

All political parties on Saturday spoke in one voice and backed the Government in its efforts to fight terrorism following Thursday’s deadly attack at the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy at Pulwama in Kashmir and expressed their solidarity with the security forces. The resolution adopted at the all-party meeting  here, however, did not name Pakistan but asserted that...

US supports India’s right to self-defence: NSA to Doval

US National Security Adviser John Bolton told his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval that America supports India’s right to self-defence as both sides vowed to work together to ensure that Pakistan ceases to be a safe heaven for Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and other terror groups. Doval and Bolton held a telephonic conversation on Friday evening  during which they resolved to hold...

Pak gives 26/11 brains free access to varsities

LeT no. 2 allowed to deliver anti-India sermons, ‘virtues’ of jehad at educational institutions In what could further vitiate the security environment in the Indian subcontinent, the Imran Khan-led Pakistan Government has allowed open access to Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT) Number 2 and 26/11 conspirator Abdul Rahman Makki in the universities and schools as a motivational speaker to deliver anti-India sermons...

Firm to avenge Pulwama, Govt mulls options

Surgical, airstrike not easy choices for want of shock & awe, in wake of foul weather The security establishment in India is mulling over options to avenge the killing of 44 CRPF personnel in a suicide attack in Pulwama on Thursday. The Services Chiefs briefed the political leadership on Friday about their preparedness to carry out any punitive strikes. ...

Pak stripped of Most Favoured Nation status

Talking tough after an unprecedented terror attack on security forces in Kashmir that killed 44 CRPF jawans on Thursday, the Government on Friday removed “Most Favoured Nation” (MNF) privilege accorded to Pakistan. All steps will be taken to ensure the neighbouring country’s isolation globally, the Government said after the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) met here to review the...

Blood boiling, will exact high price: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said those responsible for the Pulwama terror attack will pay “a very heavy price” and security forces will be given a free hand to deal with terrorists. In a hard-hitting speech, Modi said the “blood of the people is boiling” and forces behind the act of terrorism will definitely be punished. “I want...

Exclusive passage for force convoys, crackdown on ISI funding ordered

Announcing a massive crackdown on those accepting funds from the Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to carry out nefarious activities in the Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said strict action will be taken against them. Making another significant announcement in Srinagar, Rajnath said the civilian traffic would be stopped during the movement of convoys of Army and...

Unusual strike bears Af-style terror tactics

The deadly car bomb attack carried out by the Jaish-e-Mohammad on a convoy of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Thursday in Pulwama district in Jammu & Kashmir is similar to terror strikes in Afghanistan, Syria and some other trouble-torn parts of the WestAsia. Intelligence had information about the attack for the last one year but no fruitful...