Terrorist Activities

IAS Prelims 2023


   The number of the terrorist incidents,  the number of security force personnel martyred and the number of civilians who lost their life in  terrorist incidents in the hinterland of the country and in Jammu and Kashmir during the years 2014 to 2020 is as below:  

  (1)    Hinterland of the country

 

Year

No. of terrorist incidents

No. of Security Force personnel Martyred

No. of Civilians who lost their lives

2014

03

04

2015

01

04

03

2016

01

07

01

2017

2018

01

03

2019

2020

 

     (2)  Jammu & Kashmir

 

Year

No. of terrorist incidents

No. of Security Force personnel Martyred

No. of Civilians who lost their lives

2014

222

47

28

2015

208

39

17

2016

322

82

15

2017

342

80

40

2018

614

91

39

2019

594

80

39

2020

244

62

37

 

    In furtherance of its zero tolerance policy towards terrorism, Government has taken various steps which include, inter-alia, strengthening of legal framework, streamlining of intelligence mechanism, setting up of National Investigation Agency (NIA) for investigation and prosecution of terror related cases, having various hubs of National Security Guards (NSG), stepping up border and coastal security, modernization of police forces and capacity building of state police forces, robust international cooperation and designation of individuals and entities as terrorists etc

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy in a written reply to question in the Lok Sabha today.

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NW/RK/PK/ AD/DDD/PJ/4449



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