May 2003

Hill Kaka Operation Sparks Row

Spelling out a new, more aggressive strategy to deal with terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, the army says it will fence large tracts of the Line of Control. This was said at an informal press briefing held to clear the air on the army’s recent operations against a major terrorist base in Hill Kaka near […..]

Army destroys terror base in Jammu

In an operation code named Sarp Vinash, the Army has destroyed a huge terrorist training and support base at Hill Kaka, south of the Pir Panjal range in Jammu. The heavily fortified terrorist base, built about 35 km inside Indian territory, was used by at least 20 terrorist groups for joint training and coordinating activities […..]

Parliamentarians stall delimitation process

If the Delimitation Commission had been allowed to complete its work, Union Minister Vijay Goel’s Chandni Chowk constituency would have been merged with the constituency of Sadar by the end of the year, forcing him to nurse a much larger constituency just before the next general election. It’s a prospect that clearly scares most politicians. […..]