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Proxy wars

Wednesday 22 February '12

India is insulated from the Shia-Sunni conflict. That can’t be taken for granted
'4 men planted 4 bombs on Samjhauta Express'

Saturday 18 February '12

Probe: Suspect reveals sequence of events leading to attack this day 5 years ago.
Speed rush in Snowland

Sunday 5 February '12

Gulmarg, with its steep heights and dizzy descents, is a skier’s paradise. The story of the men who nurtured the sport during militancy, and how they are reaping its success.
‘The crux of the Naxal issue is strengthening the thana. Local boys are the best fit’

Sunday 29 January '12

At The Indian Express Idea Exchange, CRPF DG Vijay Kumar explains how his force deals with Naxals.
Special powers to act and evade

Monday 7 November '11

The movement to remove the AFSPA is a popular one in Kashmir.
Delhi blast: NIA finishes blast jigsaw, except for the bombers

Tuesday 1 November '11

Waseem Malik, a fourth-year medical student, 'hatched plan to stall Afzal Guru execution’.
AFSPA gap grew over ‘violations’

Wednesday 26 October '11

The confrontation over the issue of revocation of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act has been brewing between the Omar Abdullah government
‘Omar home was his second home, he was Abdullahs’ man’

Wednesday 5 October '11

Yousuf was a 'fixer' who, 'for the right price', could manage nearly any job, transfer or posting.
Held for ‘9/11-type’ plot, no case 4 years later

Monday 3 October '11

‘Who’ll give an aviation job now? How will I begin again?’ asks Imran Kirmani.
What happened in Shamasbari: The untold story of a five-day firefight

Sunday 2 October '11

Five days ago, on the evening of September 26, J&K Police received disturbing news.
Omar hands over ‘fixer’ to cops, he dies in custody

Saturday 1 October '11

J&K CM says he was political tout, family says he knew 'secrets'.
PDP seeks Omar resignation over ‘mystery death’

Saturday 1 October '11

Caesar cannot be investigated till he is Caesar.
Mercy to Afzal Guru: Protests outside J-K Assembly, MLA lands in hospital

Thursday 29 September '11

Speaker regrets Mehbooba's silence on clemency issue, calls it 'cheap politics'.
In wary House, Afzal resolution sinks

Thursday 29 September '11

A positive outcome of a vote on the clemency resolution was not the only issue, the possibility of a discussion and a vote itself had put almost all major parties in a fix.
J&K mass graves: Omar announces DNA tests of kin

Wednesday 28 September '11

This was the first time the matter was discussed in the state Assembly.
Operation planned by then DIG Khoda... resulted in gruesome murders: probe report

Friday 23 September '11

The petitioners allege “the involvement of Director General of Police Kuldeep Khoda in killings”.
J&K encounter victims’ kin in HC against DGP

Thursday 22 September '11

The petition, filed today, has sought a fresh investigation to “identify the actual accused”, and a probe by the CBI to unearth the truth behind the encounter.
Plea in HC: Khoda gave arms for fake encounter

Thursday 22 September '11

A petition filed in the Jammu and Kashmir High Court today alleges that DGP Kuldeep Khoda had a role to play in the killings of three villagers in a fake encounter in 1996.
The one escape the artist couldn’t pull off

Friday 16 September '11

Open window told police that Lashkar’s Abdullah Ooni was visiting wife.
Daredevil escape artist, undone by love

Wednesday 14 September '11

Abdullah Ooni had set up a vibrant network of Lashkar cells across north Kashmir.


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