Hizbul Mujahideen

  • Pakistani Islamists use floods to turn opinion against India Yesterday

    Multan: Hafiz Saeed, widely considered one of South Asia's most dangerous militants, has no doubt who is to blame for devastating floods that have submerged swathes of Pakistani countryside and claimed hundreds of lives. "India irrigates its deserts and dumps extra water on Pakistan without any warning," the bearded Saeed told...
  • J&K: Blast near polling booth in Baramulla, posters warn voters May 6, 2014

    Srinagar: Tension gripped the Watergam area of Baramulla district on Tuesday when an explosive planted in a school near a polling booth went off in the wee hours this morning. Some minor damage was caused to the school but police and the Army have now cordoned off the village. The police are...
  • Delhi Police arrests Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist along with two drug peddlers February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday arrested a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist along with two other drug peddlers. Police recovered 10 kgs of heroine from their possession. It claims that the suspected terrorist is a constable with J&K Police, based out of Pulwama. The heroine seized from the three is worth Rs...
  • J&K: Top Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist killed in Qazigund January 20, 2014

    A top Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist was killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday. A selfstyled district commander of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit, Javed Ahmad alias Salfi, was killed in the gunfight in Shamspora village at Qazigund, police said. Acting on a tipoff that some militants were hiding...
  • ED attaches Rs 55 lakh terror funds of Kashmiri fugitive January 2, 2014

    In the first case of freezing of terror funds in the country, the Enforcement Directorate has attached an amount of Rs 55 lakh seized from Nasir Safi Mir, the alleged financial brain behind terror and separatists' groups in Jammu and Kashmir. Mir, who managed to procure a bail in 2008 on...
  • Hizbul Mujahideen pays salary to active cadres: NIA December 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen pays monthly salary to members associated with it and their "remuneration" has surged around five folds in 2011 compared to what was paid to them in 1990s, the NIA has said in its chargesheet filed before a Delhi court. In its chargesheet filed against Hizbul...
  • Hizbul commander arrested in Jammu and Kashmir October 14, 2013

    Srinagar: A top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist outfit has been arrested by security forces from Bandipora district of Kashmir Valley, police said on Monday. Junaid, who used aliases Manzoor and Arshad and was working with the outfit for the past 14 years, was arrested in Turkpora area of north Kashmir's...
  • Hizbul Mujahideen guerrilla commander arrested in Kashmir October 6, 2013

    A top guerrilla commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen involved in killings of two policemen and a civilian besides carrying out other terror attacks in the Kashmir Valley has been arrested, a police officer said on Saturday. Deputy Inspector General (North Kashmir range) JP Singh told reporters in north Kashmir's Sopore town...
  • J&K: Security forces arrest top Hizbul Mujahideen commander from Bandipora September 4, 2013

    Security forces on Wednesday arrested one of the top commanders of terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen along with two other suspects from Bandipora district. Talib Lali, believed to be the longest surviving ultra in Kashmir, was arrested from his native Ajas area in Bandipora district, 40 kms from Srinagar, following a brief...
  • J&K: 5 terrorists killed as Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Kupwara August 31, 2013

    Army on Friday foiled a major infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Kashmir, killing five terrorists. Troops noticed movement of heavily armed terrorists near the LoC in Tangdhar sector in Kupwara district, 185 kms from Srinagar, during the intervening night of August 30 and 31, an army official said. The...
  • J&K: Five terrorists killed in encounter with security forces August 30, 2013

    Five Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were on Friday killed in an encounter with security forces in Ganderbal district in Kashmir. "Five terrorists belonging to the Qadri Asadullah group of Hizbul Mujahideen were killed in a counter-insurgency operation in Preng area of Ganderbal in the wee hours on Friday," a Defence spokesman said. He said the identities of...
  • J&K: Cardiologist injured, 2 policemen killed in terror attack July 18, 2013

    Srinagar: Kashmir's top cardiologist Dr Sheikh Jalaluddin was critically injured on Thursday in a terror attack which left two of his police guards dead in the highway township of Pampore in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. Jalal (64), former Director of ShereKashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura, and his security...
  • Srinagar: Hizbul terrorist killed in grenade attack July 17, 2013

    Srinagar: An undertrial prisoner and the former guard of the Hizbul Mujahideen chief commander Syed Salahuddin has died and two policemen have been injured in a grenade attack in Srinagar. The incident happened in the Batmaloo area of Srinagar on Wednesday. Shakeel Ahmad Kasana, who was in police custody, was...
  • PM in J&K, condemns Army convoy attack June 25, 2013

    Kishtwar: Condemning the Monday's terror attack, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said India stands firm against terrorism and we will not let them succeed. PM's visit to Jammu and Kashmir comes a day after Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists attacked an Army convoy near Bemina which killed 8 jawans and injured 19 others. "The...
  • J&K: PM, Sonia reach Kishtwar amidst tight security June 25, 2013

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi has reached Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday amidst tight security. The city has been turned into a fortress for PM's visit, a day after a brazen attack by Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, ambushing an Army convoy killing eight jawans....
  • A day after attack on Army, tight security in Srinagar for PM's visit June 25, 2013

    Srinagar: Srinagar has been turned into a fortress for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit, a day after a brazen attack by Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, ambushing an Army convoy killing eight jawans. The major security breach happened on Monday, a day before Prime Minister's scheduled twoday visit along with UPA Chairperson...
  • J&K: Two terrorists killed by security forces June 1, 2013

    Shopian: After nearly 30 hours of gun battle, Army and police forces killed two terrorists in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir. The gun battle stopped late on Saturday evening and the forces are now carrying out searches in the area. A joint team of Army and police had cordoned village Mellora on...
  • Delhi: Suspected Hizbul militant Liaqat Shah seeks bail May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Suspected Hizbul militant Liaqat Shah on Monday approached a special NIA court in the capital seeking bail in a case of alleged conspiracy to carry out terror attacks in Delhi, claiming that no concrete evidence had been found against him during probe. Forty fiveyearold Shah, who was arrested by...
  • J&K: Hizbul Mujahideen warns women against indulging in fashion April 29, 2013

    Srinagar: A terrorist organization Hizbul Mujahideen has warned the women in Jammu and Kashmir to keep away from latest fashion. The terror group has pasted posters in Kashmir Valley's Sopore warning women and girls of dire consequences if they do not follow the diktat. The posters warn the women and...
  • Kashmir Police could be deployed on Nepal border March 27, 2013

    New Delhi: India's home ministry is examining the possibility of deploying Jammu and Kashmir Police along the Nepal border in the wake of recent controversy over the arrest of suspected Hizbul Mujahideen militant Liyaqat Shah, official sources said on Tuesday. They said the that the move was aimed at improving the...
  • Terrorist arrest: Centre gives in to J&K demand, orders NIA probe March 25, 2013

    Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday handed over Hizbul terrorist Liaqat Shah's case to National Investigation Agency (NIA), relenting to Jammu and Kashmir government's pressure, which had demanded the case be transferred to NIA for a "time bound speedy probe". NIA will now probe the circumstances under which, Liaqat...
  • Delhi Police releases sketch of a suspected Hizbul terrorist March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Unfazed by the controversy over the arrest of alleged Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Liyaqat Shah, the Delhi Police on Sunday released the sketch of the second suspected Hizbul man who it claimed was linked to the terror strike which was planned in the national capital on the occasion of...
  • Liaqat Shah a rehabilitated terrorist or an active operative? March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The controversy over the arrest of Liaqat Shah continues. Is he a rehabilitated militant or an active operative planning a terror strike in Delhi? Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah wants the NIA to probe the matter. Delhi Police sources Liaqat is part of a terror plot...
  • NIA should probe Hizbul terrorist's case: Omar Abdullah March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday spoke to Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and demanded that the case of arrest of an alleged Hizbul Mujahdeen terrorist by Delhi Police be transferred to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for a "timebound speedy probe". The Chief...
  • Hizbul terrorist arrested was allegedly returning from Pak March 23, 2013

    New Delhi/Srinagar: Liaqat Shah, arrested by the Delhi police on Friday, was allegedly planning terror attacks ahead of Holi in Delhi. The Delhi Police sources insist Liaqat was a senior terrorist named in a 2011 FIR for promoting terror from PoK and he had come to India to carry out...
  • Delhi Police says arrested Hizbul terrorist worked for Pak agencies March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Thursday arrested a suspected Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist from Gorakhpur who revealed that there were plans of terror strikes on the occasion of Holi in the national capital. The police said the suspected terrorist, identified as Liaqat Shah, was sent by Pakistani agencies and was...
  • Delhi Police arrests suspected terrorist planning attacks during Holi March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested a suspected Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist from Gorakhpur. Sources say he has revealed that there were plans of terror strikes on the occasion of Holi. The suspected terrorist has been identified as Liaqat Shah, who hails from Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir and is...
  • J&K: Fidayeen attack in Srinagar shatters calm in Kashmir Valley March 13, 2013

    Two fidayeens - men of the suicide sqaud - armed with grenades and AK rifles in their sports kits, entered the Police Public School and mingled with the cricket-playing youth. As soon as the duo saw the CRPF contingent on duty, they fired indiscriminately, leading to casualties. With this brazen...
  • News 360: Terror attack in Srinagar leaves five CRPF personnel dead March 13, 2013

    Terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in the heart of Srinagar, which left five CRPF personnel dead and seven injured. Two terrorists, who were part of a fidayeen squad that carried out the attack were also killed in the...
  • J&K: Senior police officials say Srinagar attack bears Lashkar signature March 13, 2013

    Terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in the heart of Srinagar, which left five CRPF personnel dead and seven injured. However, senior police officials have hinted that the attack bears Lashkar signature. ...