Tag Archives: J&K

Ghazwa-tul-Badr anniversary in J&K: A note of caution is seriously required in final days of the holy month

Today, on Ghazwatul Badr anniversary, social media campaigns, mostly in Urdu, are underfoot to promote a willful misinterpretation of the Islamic event in the Facebook pages and WhatsApp groups in Jammu & Kashmir in particular. Classical Islamic historiographers like Ibn Hisaham and Ibn Ishaq report that the Ghazwa-tul-Badr was the first Islamic military expedition which took place on the 17th …

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JeM militant, hailing from Pulwama, returned to the mainstream

A Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant, hailing from Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday laid down arms and returned to the mainstream, the police said. A police spokesman did not reveal the identity of the militant, saying “the identity stands protected”. “One more youth from Pulwama, who was part of terror outfit JeM, has shunned the path of violence and …

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J&K: Post Pulwama terror attack, the counter-infiltration grid deeper in the hinterland

By comparison, Jammu and Kashmir is currently undergoing relative stability after a fairly tumultuous situation during late winter and early spring. Experience from the past reveals that traditionally when the durbar returns to Srinagar in May, it is the time when the race for infiltration of terrorists from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir into the Kashmir Valley picks up momentum. The launch pads are …

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LoC trade suspension: Move to curb Pakistani sponsorship of terrorists in J&K

WordForPeace.com Edit Desk Highlight: At least 10 militants, who had crossed over to Pakistan, set up businesses across the border with the active aid of ISI and were involved in the recently suspended cross LoC trade to provide funds to terrorists and separatists in Jammu and Kashmir…. At least 10 militants, who had crossed over to Pakistan, set up businesses …

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