CRPF to launch women unit to deal with stone-pelters in J&K

Four Maoists killed in Jharkhand

Ranchi: Four Maoist guerrillas, including two women, were killed in a gun battle with security forces in Jharkhand’s Palamu district on Monday, police said. The gun fight figuring some 12 members of the banned Maoist organisation, CPI-Maoist, took place early in the day at Marunga hill after the militants discovered the[Read More…]

More jawans die in Maoist-hit areas than in Kashmir

More jawans die in Maoist-hit areas than in Kashmir

According to government reports, the number of security force personnel killed in Maoist-affected areas was more than that in conflict-hit Jammu and Kashmir. The report further added that the left-wing insurgency accounted for the death of 67 soldiers out of 106 casualties in the first seven months of 2017. According[Read More…]

We should be more proactive: Rajnath Singh after Sukma attack

In order to discuss ways to deal with the Naxal violence, Home minister Rajnath Singh, on Monday, hosted a meeting with the Chief Ministers and representative of 10 Maoist-affected states namely– Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Telangana, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh. The meeting comes soon[Read More…]

Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar appointed as new CRPF DG

According to reports, Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar has been appointed as the new Director-General of the Central Police Reserve Force (CRPF). The decision comes just two days after 25 jawans of the CRPF were killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district. The formal announcement is likely to be made late at[Read More…]

Police officer commits suicide in Ghaziabad

CRPF jawan commits suicide

A jawan of the CoBRA unit of CRPF allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle at Sunabeda in Koraput district on Sunday. The person has been recognized as Shankar Prasad of New Delhi. His body was found lying in a pool of blood inside the battalion premises[Read More…]

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