Why are Atiq's killing and encounters in UP problematic? Expert Analysis

Politician with several criminal cases against him, Atiq Ahmad and his brother Ashraf were shot dead on April 16 by three armed assailants in UP's Prayagraj. They intruded into the police cordon posing themselves as media persons and shot at point-blank range at Atiq and his brother. Talking to the TNIE, experts explain how this incident violates the rule of law and how it is a threat to democracy.

published on : 17th April 2023

The End of Atiq Ahmad: Timeline of Umesh Pal murder case

Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmad and his brother Ashraf were shot dead on April 15 in UP's Prayagraj. Only a couple of days back on April 13, Atiq Ahmad's son Asad was killed in a police encounter in the Umesh Pal murder case. Here is the timeline of Umesh Pal murder case that eventually led to the end of Atiq Ahmad.

published on : 16th April 2023

Terrorist who killed Kashmiri Pandit bank guard in J&K’s Pulwama shot dead in encounter

A terrorist, who killed Kashmiri Pandit Sanjay Sharma on Feb 26, was killed by the Indian Army in an encounter. Reportedly, one Army jawan was killed and another injured in the encounter.

published on : 28th February 2023

Hyderabad vet rape-murder case: All four accused shot dead by police

The accused were taken into custody on December 5 by a Shadnagar court, only a day before the encounter. Correction (1:05): They were taken to the place to recreate the crime scene *on December 5.

published on : 6th December 2019

3 terrorists killed in 2 encounters in J&K: Kashmir IGP

At least six terrorists were gunned down in two separate encounters in Shopian and Budgam districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

published on : 23rd January 2019

Handwara Encounter: Two militants trapped as firing going on

An encounter between security forces and terrorists is underway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara. The encounter is going in Handwara’s Shartgund Bala in Kupwara district.

published on : 11th October 2018

Lucknow man shot dead: Deceased’s wife asks Yogi to visit her

Kalpana Tiwari, wife of deceased Vivek Tiwari, who was shot dead by a police constable in Lucknow’s Gomti Nagar area on September 28 said, “Police had no right to shoot my husband." 

published on : 29th September 2018

Encounter underway between security forces, terrorists in Shopian

An encounter is underway between security forces and terrorists in Laddi Imamsahab village of Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. 

published on : 2nd September 2018

Fifteen Maoists killed in Encounter With Security Force in Sukma

The gunfight took place in the morning in a forest area in south Sukma, around 500 km from Raipur.

published on : 7th August 2018

Stormy Daniels arrested in Ohio strip club

Columbus Police in Ohio released officer bodycam video of the July 11th arrest of adult film actress Stormy Daniels, who has said she had a sexual encounter with U.S. President Donald Trump.

published on : 20th July 2018

Encounter underway in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam

An encounter is underway between terrorists and security forces at Khudwani area of Kulgam district in South Kashmir. Two to three terrorists are reported to be holed up in the area.

published on : 11th April 2018

Five naxals killed in encounter in Jharkhand

The Jharkhand police have recovered arms and ammunition after the encounter, which is being seen as a major accomplishment following the death of top naxal commander in Latehar district.

published on : 5th April 2018

Kupwara Encounter: 4 terrorists killed, operation underway

At least four terrorists have been killed in the encounter that broke out at Halmatpora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district. The search operation is still underway. 

published on : 21st March 2018

Wanted criminal shot dead in UP encounter 

Acting on a tip-off that some criminals were roaming on motor bikes, a checking drive was held in Alinagar, where five men on two motor bikes were stopped. He was wanted in 20 cases.

published on : 21st March 2018

Militant killed in trial encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

A militant Adil Chopin was killed in an encounter with a joint team of security forces including 42RR, SOG Tral and CRPF in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday. 

published on : 21st November 2017

Jammu and Kashmir: Three Let Militants Killed In Handwara 

Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants have been killed in an encounter in Magam area of Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district. 

published on : 21st November 2017

One terrorist gunned down by security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir

The security forces on Sunday gunned down a terrorist in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara. A gun battle erupted between forces and terrorists early this morning.

published on : 22nd October 2017

Jammu and Kashimir: 2 soldiers, 2 militants killed In Bandipora encounter

Two Indian Air Force commandos, part of a joint security team, and two militants were killed in a gunfight in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Wednesday morning

published on : 11th October 2017

Jammu and Kashmir: Jaish-e-Mohammed commander killed in encounter in Ladoora

The security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area after learning about the presence of militants. 

published on : 9th October 2017
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