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CRPF officer died fighting Maoists

J&K: CRPF officer died fighting Maoists

Srinagar: In an unusual twist to the earlier version, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) said on Tuesday that an Assistant Commandant from Jammu and Kashmir died in Jharkhand during an anti-Maoist operation. Earlier, the family of Gulam Jeelani Khan, who belonged to Manzgam village in Baramulla district, was told[Read More…]

CRPF team narrowly escapes Chhattisgarh blast

CRPF team narrowly escapes Chhattisgarh blast

Dantewada (Chhattisgarh): Minutes before the first phase of the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls began on Monday, Maoists detonated an IED here that narrowly missed a CRPF foot patrol, the authorities said. The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off just 700 metres from polling booth number 183 in Nayanar village in Katekalyan[Read More…]

Odisha: Maoist threatens revenge in audio message

After few days of killing woman Maoist Meena and four Maoists, including three women and a minor were detained. On Monday a Maoist leader, CPI (Maoist) Malkangiri-Koraput-Visakhapatnam border division secretary Kailasam has released an audio tape threatening revenge. The Maoist, in the audiotape, claimed that it was a fake encounter and[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…]

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