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‘Deploy full spectrum of counter-terror capabilities’: PM Modi reviews security situation in Jammu & Kashmir, talks to key officials | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a meeting on the security situation in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) amid back-to-back terror-related incidents in the state. The meeting was attended by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and other senior officials, who provided a comprehensive overview of the current security landscape in the region.Government of India (GoI) sources, as quoted by news agency ANI, said that Prime Minister Modi was briefed on the counter-terrorism efforts underway.He was updated on the strategies and operations being executed to curb terrorist activities and ensure the region's safety.During the meeting, PM Modi emphasized the importance of deploying the full spectrum of India's counter-terror capabilities. He directed officials to util...
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Kathua Encounter: Probe Reveals How Terrorists Got Stuck In A Residential Area And Opened Fire

Investigating agencies probing Tuesday's Kathua terror attack have revealed key information on how the terrorists came to be in the middle of a residential locality. Initial reports from the security forces involved in the anti-terror operation in Hiranagar suggested that the terrorists were first seen asking for water from locals and then opening fire at residents of Saida Sukhal village near Koota Mode when their movements raised suspicion. Alerted by the shots, security forces moved in to investigate. This resulted in a shootout between the two sides. Seven people, including a civilian and a special police officer, were injured in the incident. A local militant group called The Kashmir Tigers claimed responsibility for the attack. One of the terrorist...
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Kathua Encounter Jammu Terrorist Killed In Hiranagar After Overnight Op

Kathua terrorist attack: The second terrorist in Jammu's Kathua has been killed in an encounter as the Indian Army moved in for the final assault after an overnight search operation. A video of the Kathua encounter in Jammu & Kashmir showed security personnel in action against terrorists. The video by news agency PTI showed army jawans crouched behind a wall and lying prone by a gate ready to fire at the terrorists hiding in what appeared to be a forested area. One of the two terrorists was shot dead on Tuesday evening. The terrorists had opened fire at the vehicles of security personnel. At the same time, terrorists from Pakistan launched another attack on an Army outpost around 200 km away in Doda. One terrorist was killed and seven people, includi...
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Jammu & Kashmir: Terrorist Neutralised In Encounter Following Attack In Kathua Village

Security forces engaged in a fierce encounter with terrorists who opened fire in Saida Sukhal village near Koota Mode in the Hiranagar sector of Kathua district, Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. The response resulted in the neutralisation of one terrorist, while others are believed to be still holed up in the area, news agency PTI reported. According to a police spokesperson, the encounter ensued after authorities received reports of suspicious movement of three individuals around 7.45 pm local time. The situation escalated when a couple of gunshots were heard that were suspected to have been fired by the terrorists and some people raised an alarm, PTI cited officials as informing. STORY | One terrorist killed by security forces in village in J-K’s Ka...
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‘Dastardly Act’: President Murmu Condemns Terrorist Attack On Bus Carrying Pilgrims In J&K

President Droupadi Murmu condemned the terrorist attack on a bus carrying pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district as "dastardly act" and said that the nation stood with the victims' families. Nine people were killed and 33 were injured after terrorists struck the bus carrying pilgrims from Uttar Pradesh in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district on Sunday evening. The terrorists opened fire on the bus which fell into a gorge, said a senior police official.  Taking to her X handle, Murmu said: "I am anguished by the terrorist attack on a bus carrying pilgrims in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. This dastardly act is a crime against humanity, and must be condemned in the strongest words." "The nation stands with the families of the victims. I pray fo...
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Omar Rues ‘Return Of Militancy’ As Kharge, Rahul Gandhi Condemn Terrorist Attack On Pilgrim Bus

Reasi Terrorist Attack: Opposition leaders have strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a bus carrying pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district on Sunday evening. The attack resulted in the deaths of nine people and injuries to 33 others. The bus, enroute from Shiv Khori temple to Katra, veered off the road and plunged into a deep gorge following gunfire near Teryath village in the Poni area.  Former chief minister and Jammu Kashmir National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah expressed his grief, saying, "Terrible news from Reasi in J&K where 10 yatris have reportedly lost their lives & many more are injured after a terror attack on a bus. I unequivocally condemn this attack. It is unfortunate to see areas that had previously been c...
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J-K: At Least 9 Dead As Bus With Pilgrims Plunges Into Gorge In Reasi After Suspected Terror At

A bus carrying pilgrims to the Shiv Khori temple met with a tragic fate on Sunday as it plunged into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district. The incident occurred after suspected terrorists opened fire on the bus, causing it to veer off the road. According to initial reports, the bus, en route to the Shiv Khori temple, came under attack in Teryath village in Poni area, news agency PTI reported. The attack resulted in the bus plummeting into the gorge.   According to news agency ANI, Superintendent of Police Reasi Mohita Sharma confirmed that at least nine people died and 33 were injured in the accident. "Initial reports suggest that terrorists fired upon the passenger bus going from Shiv Khori to Katra. Due to the firing, the bus driver lost ...
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Video | जम्मू-कश्मीर में कब होंगे चुनाव जानिए मुख्य चुनाव आयुक्त से

जम्मू-कश्मीर (Jammu Kashmir) में जल्दी ही चुनाव होंगे एनडीटीवी के साथ खास बातचीत में मुख्य चुनाव आयुक्त राजीव कुमार (Rajeev Kumar) ने कहा कि इस साल के अंत तक या उससे पहले ही जम्मू-कश्मीर में चुनाव हो सकते हैं. Source link
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LS Elections 2029 To Conclude Before Summer? CEC Shares His ‘Biggest Learning’ From 2024 Polls

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar underscored the need to complete the election process before the onset of summer in response to reports of multiple polling staff succumbing to extreme heat. On March 31 alone, India reported at least 40 suspected heat-related deaths, including 25 staff members on Lok Sabha poll duty in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Biggest learning from elections is that poll process should be completed before summer: CEC Rajiv Kumar — Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) June 3, 2024 Addressing a press conference on Monday, a day ahead of vote counting, CEC Kumar announced that India had set a global record with the highest voter turnout. "We have created a world record of 642 million voters. This is a historic moment fo...