Hizbul

  • 3 Hizbul militants killed, two securitymen injured June 19, 2014

    Srinagar: Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed on Thursday and two security force personnel received minor injuries during an encounter in Pulwama district of Kashmir, officials said. Security forces launched a search operation at Buchoo village in Tral area of Pulwama following information about presence of militants there, they said. The house...
  • 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...
  • Twin attacks in J&K ahead of polls, sarpanch, two others killed April 22, 2014

    Tral/Pulwama: Just two days before polls in Jammu and Kashmir, unidentified gunmen shot dead a sarpanch, his son and a nambardar in two separate attacks in the Tral area of Pulwama district on Monday. Suspected terrorists barged into the house of a Congress affiliated sarpanch, Ghulam Nabi Mir and killed him...
  • 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 self-styled 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 tip-off 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 Jalal-ud-din 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 Sher-e-Kashmir 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 two-day 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...
  • Liaqat Shah meets his family in Kashmir May 19, 2013

    Srinagar: Suspected Hizbul militant Liaqat Shah met his family in Kashmir on Sunday after being released from Tihar jail. He was granted bail a Delhi court which said the NIA's investigation "confirms" that there is no substantial linkage regarding his involvement in the conspiracy to carry out terror attacks in...
  • Omar welcomes Liyaqat's release on bail May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday welcomed the release of Liyaqat Shah on bail and expressed hope that the National Investigation Agency will complete its probe soon. "I welcome his release on bail and now I hope that the NIA completes its investigation as soon as...
  • Delhi: Suspected Hizbul terrorist Liaqat Shah granted bail May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Suspected Hizbul terrorist Liaqat Shah, who was arrested by the Delhi Police for allegedly conspiring to carry out terror attacks in the national capital, was on Friday granted bail by a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in New Delhi. District Judge IS Mehta enlarged Liaqat on bail...
  • Liyaqat arrest: NIA opposes bail plea May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The NIA on Wednesday conceded that it didn't have evidence to connect suspected Hizbul militant Liyaqat Shah to the weapons found on him. The NIA made the statement during its concluding remarks in the case at a Delhi court. The agency, however, opposed the bail plea of Shah,...
  • 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 five-year-old Shah, who was arrested by...
  • J&K police was not consulted in Liaqat's arrest: Sources May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) has discovered that the Jammu and Kashmir Police was not consulted before Hizbul terrorist Liaqat Shah was arrested by the Delhi Police from Nepal border, sources said on Wednesday. Liaqat was travelling with family as per the surrender policy and the J&K police was...
  • 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...
  • NIA records statement of Liaqat Shah's wives April 13, 2013

    Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) recorded the statements of two wives of suspected Hizbul militant Liaqat Shah and family members of his associate Ashraf Mir in Jammu and Kashmir. A team of NIA officials recorded the statement of his wives in Kupwara while the family members of Mir were...
  • Liaqat Shah's bail hearing case adjourned till Apr 25 April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The bail hearing of alleged Hizbul Mujahideen operative Liaqat Shah has been adjourned to April 25. Earlier a court in New Delhi had asked the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to present Shah before the agency's court in Patiala House. The court declined to hear the bail plea saying the...
  • Hizbul terrorist Liaqat sent to judicial custody March 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Suspected Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Liaqat Shah was on Saturday sent to judicial custody till April 12 by a Delhi court. A controversy broke over Shah's arrest by Delhi Police, which claimed that he was a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist who had come to the national capital to plan a...
  • 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...
  • New sops by MHA to legalise surrender via Nepal route: Sources March 26, 2013

    New Delhi: While a controversy rages around whether Liaqat Shah is a militant who wanted to surrender or a terrorist who wanted to target Delhi during Holi, the government is all set to form new sops to legalise surrender via Nepal route, according to sources. Sources said the Ministry of Home...