Militancy

  • Israeli PM accuses Hamas militants of using civilians as human shields 5 days ago

    The death toll in Gaza over 12 days has crossed 300. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Hamas militants of using civilians as human shields and said his troops did not want to harm a 'single innocent person'. But the UN has estimated that more than 70 per cent of...
  • Nurses safe, Ministry of External Affairs helpful: Kerala CM July 3, 2014

    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy confirmed that the nurses stranded in Iraq were safe and that the Ministry of External Affairs was really helpful in dealing with the crisis. ...
  • Iraq ground report: Soldiers reportedly executing Sunni detainees June 28, 2014

    Armed American drones are flying over Baghdad as the Iraq crisis escalates with ISIS carrying out a lightning offensive and taking several cities in north Iraq. As Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki looks to start the process of forming a new government, the sectarian divide in the conflict-ridden country worsens...
  • Iraq unrest: Islamist militants advance to a new target, Baquba city June 18, 2014

    Islamist militants continue their murderous advance across Iraq with a new target: the city of Baquba, less than 40 miles north of Baghdad. ...
  • ISIS militants closing in on Bhagdad: Iraq June 18, 2014

    In Iraq the ISIS militants are closing in on the capital city of Bhagdad. The ISIS is one of the richest terror groups in the world. Gun battles are on in Baquba which is less than 40 miles north of Baghdad. ...
  • Has Pakistan paid a heavy price for failing to rein in terror groups? June 9, 2014

    Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan's busiest Karachi airport on Sunday and at least 28 people were killed in a night-long battle at one of the country's most high-profile targets. ...
  • Assam: Survivors of the Bodo militant attack recount the horror May 6, 2014

    The survivors of the Bodo militant attack, which left 32 people dead, are still living in constant fear. Militants had set the entire Baksa village on fire. The survivors have moved to make shift relief camps along the river. Their only demand is of basic human security but unfortunately easy...
  • Assam government must act immediately over Kokrajhar violence: Cong May 3, 2014

    Nine more bodies were recovered from violence-hit Baksa district of lower Assam, taking the toll to 32. The Army has been called in and curfew imposed in Kokrajhar and Baksa districts of Assam after attacks by National Democratic Front of Bodoland militants. Congress leader Meem Afzal said, "The Assam government...
  • Murdered sarpanch was allotted two guards, inquiry ordered: Kichloo February 25, 2013

    A sarpanch from Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district became the fifth victim of suspected militants when he was shot dead on Sunday. Minister of State for Home Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo said, "The sarpanch had been alotted two personal security officers and an inquiry has been ordered as to where they...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Suspected militants kill yet another panchayat member February 24, 2013

    Suspected militants have murdered the elected village official in Baramulla. Javid Wani was shot at by militant at Kalantra and later died. He is the fifth sarpanch to be murdered by the militants. ...
  • J&K celebrates I-Day amidst tight security August 15, 2012

    With militant presence suspected in Kashmir, roads were barricated in Srinagar and security was tightened at all sensitive areas. ...
  • Watch: Minors carry out attacks for terrorists in J&K August 6, 2012

    Jammu and Kashmir police on Sunday released shocking CCTV footage which suggested militants used teenaged boys to lob grenades at security forces in public places. ...
  • LeT trying to revive Sikh militancy: IB August 25, 2010

    It warns that the Pakistan based terror group is forging a nexus with groups like Babbar Khalsa International and the Khalistan Zindabad Force. ...
  • Militants kill informer's kin in cold blood in J-K August 23, 2010

    Four militants shot dead a woman and her 19-year-old daughter in Nandmarg village in Kulgam in Kashmir, because they were suspected to have been related to a police informer. ...
  • 23 injured in bomb attack outside cafe in Russia August 18, 2010

    Two of those injured are in a critical condition. Militants have been carrying out several such attacks in the region for the past few months. ...
  • Army major killed in encounter with LeT men July 14, 2010

    A Major has been killed in a gunbattle with militants in Poonch of Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter has been going on for last 26 hours. ...
  • Cloud over Amarnath yatra, 3 killed in Valley June 30, 2010

    Srinagar: Three more protesters were killed in the firing by the security forces in Kashmir on Tuesday while Chief Minister Omar Abdullah defended his government and blamed anti-national forces for the violence which might disrupt the Amarnath yatra. ...
  • J-K govt to reopen Doda-Himachal road June 20, 2010

    The second key link road in Jammu had been closed due to rising militancy for over two decades. ...
  • From militancy to music, J-K comes a long way June 19, 2010

    People of Doda and Bhaderwah are finally getting an opportunity to appreciate poetry and music. ...
  • 400 militants wait to cross border: Army March 29, 2010

    Army fears a dramatic increase in infiltration, claiming that over 400 Lashkar, HuJI and Hizbul terrorists equipped with sophisticated arms and GPS are waiting to cross over. ...
  • Nation salutes its brave men in uniform February 25, 2010

    CNN-IBN salutes the martyrs of the Sopore encounter. We join the Army and the families to bid goodbye to Captain Devender Singh Jass and Jawan Imtiyaz Thoker. ...
  • Step towards peace: 400 militants surrender in Assam February 17, 2010

    Four hundred and eight militants of the Karbi Longri National Liberation Front have laid down their arms in Assam. Each surrendered militant will get Rs 2 lakh as a one time grant from the state government and will move to designated camps. ...
  • Orphans of Punjab's militant past look at future November 2, 2009

    New Delhi: Among the worst affected by the militancy in Punjab were the children of militants. They lost their fathers, mothers and family members to the bullets of security forces. Even as their parents paid for the war waged against the state, the innocent children struggled to grow up in...
  • Rukshana's home attacked by militants in J-K October 31, 2009

    Lashkar militants attacked Rukhsana Kauser's house on Friday night. Though no one was injured, the attack has sent fear waves across the village. Rukhsana took on Lashar-e-Toiba militants last month and killed one of them in self-defence. ...
  • Revival of Khalistan? Reunion planned in Europe October 31, 2009

    October 31 will mark 25 years of the assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards. More than two decades later, the Khalistani movement may have died down in India, but there is now a renewed attempt of some Sikh militant groups based in Europe and the...
  • Special: Meet the families of Guwahti bombing victims October 30, 2009

    One year ago, 95 people lost their lives in a terror attack in Guwahati. Militancy in Assam remains a challenge for the government to deal with. ...
  • Watch: Hindus suffered dark days of Punjab militancy October 30, 2009

    New Delhi: It is 25 years since the shocking assasination of Indira Gandhi but the tragedy compounded by the anti-Sikh riots still reverberates across the nation. But what also cannot be forgotten is the reported plight of thousands of Hindu families who suffered the dark days of militancy in Punjab...
  • Assam bids farewell to villagers killed by Bodo militant October 7, 2009

    12 villagers were killed in firing at Assam's Balichang Bhemajuli village. ...
  • CNN-IBN Focus: The guardians of our economic frontiers June 20, 2009

    New Delhi: It was yet another day in the line of duty for the two Indian customs officers posted at the Indo-Bangladesh border in the northeastern state of Meghalaya, till they were abducted by a group of underground insurgents. Incidents like these have hardly made any dent on the spirits...
  • Kupwara Encounter: How the gunbattle unfolded March 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Armed to the teeth in the thick forests of Shamsabari in Kupwara, Lashkar-e-Toiba militants engaged the Indian Army in a gunbattle for five long days. Major Mohit Sharma and seven Indian soldiers of the Crack Special Forces died taking down 17 militants. ...