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Encounter between Uttarakhand STF and wanted criminal in UP’s Bijnore, one arrested

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 11:45 PM IST
The accused is charged with three murders and extortion in US Nagar district.
Last month, a senior Maoist cadre with a reward of Rs 8 lakh on his head was killed in an encounter with Odisha and Andhra Pradesh police in Swabhiman Anchal area of Malkangiri. (HT Photo)
Last month, a senior Maoist cadre with a reward of Rs 8 lakh on his head was killed in an encounter with Odisha and Andhra Pradesh police in Swabhiman Anchal area of Malkangiri. (HT Photo)

Woman Maoist killed in encounter in Odisha’s Kandhamal

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 12:07 AM IST
The identity of the dead Maoist is not yet known.
A joint team of district reserve guard (DRG) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) engaged a group of Maoists in a gunfight in a forest in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district.(Representational image/HT PHOTO)
A joint team of district reserve guard (DRG) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) engaged a group of Maoists in a gunfight in a forest in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district.(Representational image/HT PHOTO)

Maoist commander killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2020 05:50 PM IST
Police also seized a rifle and explosives from the site of encounter in a forest.
An encounter is underway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Jammu district.(Reuters File Photo)
An encounter is underway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Jammu district.(Reuters File Photo)

4 terrorists killed, policeman injured in gun battle in Jammu’s Nagrota

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 11:25 AM IST
The gunbattle started around 5am near the toll plaza in the Ban area of Nagrota on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway.
Two jawans - one Sandip Ghosh of CoBRA 204th battalion and constable Chandu Kadti of the district reserve guard - sustained leg injuries after they stepped on an iron spike trap set up by Maoists. (HT Photo)
Two jawans - one Sandip Ghosh of CoBRA 204th battalion and constable Chandu Kadti of the district reserve guard - sustained leg injuries after they stepped on an iron spike trap set up by Maoists. (HT Photo)

Maoist killed, 2 jawans injured in encounter in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2020 08:23 PM IST
Police recovered a huge quantity of explosives, including pipe bombs and four weapons, from the encounter spot.
Police have recovered ration and other daily use items in large quantities from the encounter site. (HT Photo)
Police have recovered ration and other daily use items in large quantities from the encounter site. (HT Photo)

Maoist killed in encounter near Kanha Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Shruti Tomar
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 02:42 PM IST
Balaghat, superintendent of police, Abhishek Tiwari said the woman was identified as a resident of Bastar, Chhattisgarh, Sharda, an active member of Katia-Mocha Vistaar Dalam.
Two unidentified terrorists were killed by security forces in Kashmir(ANI photo)
Two unidentified terrorists were killed by security forces in Kashmir(ANI photo)

2 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in J-K’s Badgam: Police

Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 10:19 AM IST
The operation turned into an encounter around after militants opened fire at security forces positions, a police official said.
Security personnel stand guard in Pulwama.(ANI File Photo)
Security personnel stand guard in Pulwama.(ANI File Photo)

South Kashmir witnesses second encounter in 2 days, 5 terrorists eliminated

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 05:18 PM IST
Five terrorists have been killed in two encounters in south Kashmir in the last two days. The police have launched a search and cordon operation.
A gunbattle is underway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag.(Waseem Andrabi /HT Photo)
A gunbattle is underway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag.(Waseem Andrabi /HT Photo)

Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 08:31 AM IST
The forces have launched a joint operation in the Larnoo area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Chakura area of Shopian district following information about the presence of terrorists there, he said.(ANI)
Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Chakura area of Shopian district following information about the presence of terrorists there, he said.(ANI)

2 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in J-K’s Shopian

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 14, 2020 03:09 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir police said the two terrorists have been killed in the operation. The identity and group affiliation of the slain terrorists were being ascertained.
File photo: Army jawans in Shopian.(ANI)
File photo: Army jawans in Shopian.(ANI)

Top Lashkar commander among two terrorists killed in encounter in Srinagar

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 06:23 PM IST
The two killings took the number of terrorists killed in Srinagar this year to 18. Since October 6, as many as 10 terrorists have been killed across Kashmir valley.
An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.(ANI photo)
An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.(ANI photo)

3 terrorists killed in encounter in J-K’s Shopian district

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 12:07 PM IST
Security forces launched a search operation in Sugan village in Zainapora area of Shopian district following a tip-off about presence of terrorists, a police spokesperson said.
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Shopian fake encounter: Kin of slain Rajouri youths demand justice

Hindustan Times/Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria, Jammu
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 12:32 AM IST
Say youths had come to Shopian in search of work so they could return home with enough money to pursue their dreams
The army admitted its soldiers in Kashmir exceeded their legal powers in the killings of three locals in Rajouri.(Representational Image)
The army admitted its soldiers in Kashmir exceeded their legal powers in the killings of three locals in Rajouri.(Representational Image)

Rajouri encounter: Bodies of 3 men exhumed, handed over to families for burial

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 03:40 PM IST
The men were passed off as terrorists after their killing in a staged gunfight in July. The Jammu & Kashmir police last week said the DNA samples of the three have matched with their family members in Rajouri
Photo from September 19 of DGP J&K Dilbag Singh visiting Rajouri to review security. (Photo @JmuKmrPolice)
Photo from September 19 of DGP J&K Dilbag Singh visiting Rajouri to review security. (Photo @JmuKmrPolice)

DNA of 3 men killed in Shopian encounter matches with family: J&K police

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 07:33 PM IST
The army admitted last week that powers vested under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) were violated in the July killing of three people, who they thought were terrorists.
“A tight cordon was maintained throughout the night to stop the militants from escaping,” police said.(ANI Twitter)
“A tight cordon was maintained throughout the night to stop the militants from escaping,” police said.(ANI Twitter)

2 LeT terrorists killed in encounter in J-K’s Anantnag district

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 11:20 AM IST
“Two LeT terrorists have been killed. Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, has been recovered. Search is going on. More details are awaited,” Kashmir Zone Police said.
Telangana High Court directed that the government take steps for conducting a second post-mortem of the bodies by forensic experts belonging to Mahatma Gandhi Memorial government hospital, Warangal. (HT Photo)
Telangana High Court directed that the government take steps for conducting a second post-mortem of the bodies by forensic experts belonging to Mahatma Gandhi Memorial government hospital, Warangal. (HT Photo)

Repeat post-mortem of 3 Maoists killed in encounter, says Telangana court

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 08:34 PM IST
Alleging that it was a fake encounter, the petitioner demanded that cases should be filed against the police involved in the killing of the Maoists under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code.
A terrorist was gunned down in an encounter in Awantipora on Thursday morning.(ANI Photo)
A terrorist was gunned down in an encounter in Awantipora on Thursday morning.(ANI Photo)

Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in J-K’s Awantipora

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 11:53 AM IST
Kashmir Zone Police said that the encounter was underway. “Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” the police said.
The exchange of fire lasted for around 30 minutes, during which four Maoists were neutralised and a SOG Jawan suffered injuries. said police. (Photo @odisha_police)
The exchange of fire lasted for around 30 minutes, during which four Maoists were neutralised and a SOG Jawan suffered injuries. said police. (Photo @odisha_police)

5 suspected Maoists killed in encounter with Odisha police; combing ops on

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 08:19 PM IST
Following heavy firing from the Maoists near Sirki village in Belghar area of Kandhamal district at around 11 am today, the teams resorted to retaliatory firing, said an official statement issued by the Odisha police.
The encounter took place at a time when Telangana director general of police M Mahender Reddy is on an intensive tour of Maoist-affected areas of Asifabad-Kumaram Bheem districts for the last two days. (HT File photo)
The encounter took place at a time when Telangana director general of police M Mahender Reddy is on an intensive tour of Maoist-affected areas of Asifabad-Kumaram Bheem districts for the last two days. (HT File photo)

Maoist killed in encounter with Telangana police near Chhattisgarh border

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 03:03 PM IST
The incident happened in the dense forests of Devallagudem of Gundala block at around 4.15 am.
This was the third attack on security forces in Kashmir in less than a week.(PTI File photo)
This was the third attack on security forces in Kashmir in less than a week.(PTI File photo)

Two terrorists shot dead in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 03:22 AM IST
In the firing, two CRPF jawans and one SPO of J&K police were killed. Soon...forces launched a search. The attackers were chased and killed, police said.
Army jawans at the encounter site in Amshipora area of Shopian on July 18. The army claims three unidentified militants were killed in the encounter.(ANI)
Army jawans at the encounter site in Amshipora area of Shopian on July 18. The army claims three unidentified militants were killed in the encounter.(ANI)

J-K police in Rajouri to collect DNA samples of relatives of 3 ‘militants’ killed in encounter

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON AUG 14, 2020 12:11 AM IST
Relatives of the three men say they were labourers who had gone to Shopian to work in apple orchards before the disappeared last month.
Army jawans rush to an encounter site during an encounter in Kulgam.(ANI File Photo)
Army jawans rush to an encounter site during an encounter in Kulgam.(ANI File Photo)

Encounter breaks out in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2020 08:46 AM IST
The search operation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam turned into an encounter after the terrorists fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated, a police official said.
Rakesh Pandey had at least 10 criminal cases registered against him between 1993 and 2010, police said.(Shutterstock Photo/Representative Image)
Rakesh Pandey had at least 10 criminal cases registered against him between 1993 and 2010, police said.(Shutterstock Photo/Representative Image)

Mukhtar Ansari’s close aide killed by Uttar Pradesh STF in encounter

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2020 07:47 AM IST
Police said Rakesh Pandey was involved in several murders and shootouts carried out allegedly by Mukhtar Ansari’s gang in the past 23 years
A moment from the 2004 movie Ab Tak Chhappan.
A moment from the 2004 movie Ab Tak Chhappan.

Encounter! Bollywood’s brush with real life crime dramas

Hindustan Times | By Ruchika Garg, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2020 03:08 AM IST
The recent encounter of Vikas Dubey, a UP-based dreaded shooter, is being touted as a perfectly scripted event can make its way to a movie script. For now, here are other movies that showcase or are based on real life encounters.
On Sunday, three terrorists were killed in a day-long encounter with security forces in Sopore in the northern district of Baramulla.(PTI)
On Sunday, three terrorists were killed in a day-long encounter with security forces in Sopore in the northern district of Baramulla.(PTI)

Another terrorist killed in ongoing encounter in J-K’s Anantnag

Srinagar | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 12:35 PM IST
Two to three terrorists are holed up in Srigufwara area of Anantnag, where the encounter erupted early in the morning, officials said.
The overturned vehicle that cops say was carrying the gangster towed away near Kanpur on Friday.
The overturned vehicle that cops say was carrying the gangster towed away near Kanpur on Friday.

Questions mark close encounter

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prawesh Lama
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 03:04 AM IST
Dubey was arrested in Ujjain on Thursday, and then taken by the UP police back to his home town of Kanpur, when on Friday morning, the police alleged that he sought to escape when the car transporting him overturned and was killed in an “encounter”.
A video of three cars crossing a toll plaza early this morning shows Dubey travelling in a car different from the one that was seen flipped on the highway, which the police said was a result of a road accident. (Videograb)
A video of three cars crossing a toll plaza early this morning shows Dubey travelling in a car different from the one that was seen flipped on the highway, which the police said was a result of a road accident. (Videograb)

Videos tangle matters further in UP gangster Vikas Dubey’s encounter puzzle

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 05:57 PM IST
Vikas Dubey, wanted in connection with the killing of eight policemen in Kanpur last Friday, is said to have attempted an escape after the UP police vehicle he was travelling in overturned.
CRPF jawan Kuldeep Oraon lost his life in an encounter with terrorists in Malbagh of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir.(ANI Photo)
CRPF jawan Kuldeep Oraon lost his life in an encounter with terrorists in Malbagh of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir.(ANI Photo)

Jharkhand Guv, CM pay tribute to CRPF jawan killed in J-K encounter

Ranchi | By Asian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2020 02:42 PM IST
A CRPF soldier, who was a part of the Quick Action Team (QAT), was during the encounter and later succumbed to his injuries in the hospital.
An encounter between terrorists is underway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag.(ANI File Photo)
An encounter between terrorists is underway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag.(ANI File Photo)

2 terrorists responsible for killing CRPF trooper, 5-yr-old shot dead in J-K encounter

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 11:02 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Police and security forces are involved in the operation in Waghama area of the south Kashmir district.
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