News Topic:Riyaz Naikoo

Militant killed in Ganderbal was right hand of Riyaz Naikoo: DGP

SRINAGAR — Director General of Police (J&K) Dilbagh Singh on Wednesday said that the slain militant killed in Nunar, Ganderbal incident was the “right...

NIA raids residence of Hilal Wagay in Awantipora

SRINAGAR — The National Investigation Agency on Thursday carried out a raid at the residence of a man arrested in Amritsar.An official said that...

Hizb appoints Gazi Haider as new Operational Chief

Hizb-ul-Mujahideen on Sunday paid rich tributes to slain militant commander Riyaz Naikoo and his associate who got killed in a recent encounter in Pulwama and also appointed new operational head for J&K.

Naikoo’s killing will help contain militancy in Kashmir: IGP Vijay Kumar

Inspector General of Police (Kashmir Zone), Vijay Kumar Thursday, while terming the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen chief commander Riyaz Naikoo as a “big jolt” for militancy in Kashmir, said Naikoo’s killing will help contain militancy in the Valley to a large extent.

Riyaz Naikoo among four militants killed in south Kashmir

Operational Chief Commander of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen Riyaz Naikoo among four militants were killed in two seperate gunfights with joint teams of police, Army and CRPF at Beighpora and Khrew area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Over two dozen protesters injured in Pulwama

At least 25 people were injured, four of them due to “bullets” as government forces resorted to firing live ammunition and pellets in order to disperse large number of protesters near Beighpora area of Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday.

Riyaz Naikoo — From a maths teacher to a calculative Hizb militant

From a maths teacher to a calculative militant, Riyaz Naikoo had a lucky run for eight years before he was killed by security forces on Wednesday in a gunbattle lasting five hours.

Riyaz Naikoo’s Killing: Mobile internet, calling barred in Kashmir

Mobile internet and mobile calling services were suspended in Kashmir valley as a precautionary measure, following the killing of top Hizb commander Riyaz Naikoo and his aide.

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APHC pays tributes to Mirwaiz Farooq, Ghani Lone, Hawal martyrs

On the occasion of the martyrdom anniversaries of Mirwaiz Molvi Farooq and Abdul Ghani Lone, APHC paid "glowing tributes" to both the "visionary and towering leaders".
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Iranian President dies in chopper crash

Iranian President Dr Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi died in a chopper crash in the country’s Jolfa area.

J&K LS Polls: Among 100 candidates, 29 are Crorepatis while 16 face criminal cases

In Jammu and Kashmir, 100 candidates are in the fray for the parliament elections. Among them, 29 candidates are crorepatis while 16 candidates face criminal cases.

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Kashmiris speak out as Valley witnesses first major polls after Article 370 abrogation

In a significant electoral moment, Kashmir witnessed its first major polls after the abrogation of Article 370, with hopeful residents expressing their aspirations.

Kashmir political leaders accuse authorities of arresting their workers

J&K political leaders, including Sajjad Gani Lone and Altaf Bukhari, have raised concerns over the arrest and harassment of workers ahead of the polls.