Tag: Central Reserve Police Force

Martyred Odia CRPF jawan accorded Guard of Honour

Bhubaneswar: The body of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan who was martyred in multiple IED blasts during an exchange of fire with Maoist guerrillas in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district yesterday was given Guard of Honour in Bhubaneswar today. Senior police officials and leaders cutting across party lines paid their last tributes to the para-military […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Odisha jawan among four killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack

Raipur: Maoist guerrillas on Saturday fired upon a contingent of para-military Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, killing four troopers including a jawan from Odisha. The martyred jawan from Odisha has been identified as 43-year-old B M Behera. Three others have been identified as Maitur Rehman, C H Praveen and Shreenu Kumar. […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Curfew relaxed
Curfew relaxed for second day in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: The situation in Bhadrak town is improving as a result of which the curfew has been relaxed for four hours for the second consecutive day today since April 6. Normal business can be conducted in the town from morning 8 am till 12 noon. Administration has informed that while banks and Aahar centres will […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Combing operation
Massive anti-Maoist operations launched on Andhra-Odisha border

Visakhapatnam: A day after Maoists gunned down a sitting MLA and a former legislator, personnel of the elite Greyhounds anti-Maoist force and the CRPF launched a massive combing operation in the tribal areas of Visakhapatnam district on Monday. The Andhra Pradesh Police Greyhounds and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers combed the tribal belt along […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Muharram procession

Srinagar: Authorities on Saturday imposed strict restrictions in many areas across Srinagar to prevent a Muharram procession, police said. The police received intelligence inputs about miscreants trying to incite trouble during the procession scheduled for later in the day. “Keeping these inputs in mind, the District Magistrate Srinagar ordered the restrictions under section 144 CrPc […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
MHA orders withdrawal of 1000 paramilitary personnel from Darjeeling

New Delhi: The home ministry has ordered withdrawal of as many as 1,000 paramilitary personnel, including 300 women, deployed in Darjeeling to maintain law and order during the agitation for a separate Gorkhaland state. In a communication, the ministry said seven companies of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), including three women companies, and three […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
NAXAL Attack
25 CRPF men killed in Chhattisgarh naxal attack

Raipur: At least 25 CRPF personnel were killed and six wounded in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on Monday, the deadliest attack by naxalites targeting security forces this year. The naxalites mounted the assault around 12:25 PM in Kalapathar area of south Bastar region, one of the worst-hit by Left-wing extremism in the country. The area is […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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Five jawans injured in landmine blast by Naxals in C'garh

Five security personnel were on Sunday critically injured in a landmine blast triggered by Naxals in the Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, police said

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
J&K terror attack: Two more CRPF troopers die, toll touches 45

Srinagar: The toll from Thursday’s terror attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Jammu and Kashmir rose to 45 as two more troopers succumbed to their injuries, officials said on Friday. Besides, 38 others were wounded in the worst-ever terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir. The attack took place around 3.15 p.m. […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Govt convenes all-party meet on Pulwama terror attack

New Delhi: The Union government has called an all-party meeting on Saturday in the wake of Thursday’s terror attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Sources said the meeting is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. at the Parliament Library Building. Home Minister Rajnath Singh is likely to […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Mortal remains of Odia jawans martyred in Pulwama attack consigned to flames

Jagatsinghpur/Cuttack: Amid teary eyes and emotional scenes, the two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bravehearts from Odisha, killed in the Pulwama terror attack, were on Saturday consigned to flames with full State honours. The last rites of the two jawans- Manoj Kumar Behera and Prasanna Kumar Sahu were performed at their respective villages at Ratnapur […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
CRPF trooper killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack

Raipur: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was killed on Friday and another injured in a gun battle with the Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari area, the paramilitary force said. Head Constable Harish Chandra Pal, 44, a resident of Bhopal and Constable Sudhir Kumar were evacuated to a city hospital. During operation, Pal succumbed to his […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Feeding hungry child more satisfactory than my survival in Pulwama attack: CRPF soldier

New Delhi: Getting a new life after surviving the Pulwama terror attack was okay but to feed a paralysed child was really a “satisfactory moment”, said CRPF’s Head Constable Iqbal Singh, after a video of him feeding the hungry child on a Srinagar street went viral on social media on Tuesday. The 44-year-old Sikh trooper of […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Shah enforces 'zero-tolerance' policy towards terrorism in J&K

New Delhi: In a series of meetings since assuming charge, Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been focused on carrying on a “zero-tolerance” policy towards terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir with clear instructions to the security establishment to “completely eradicate” terror outfits operating in the state. Also, the Intelligence Bureau and the Central Reserve Police […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
5 CRPF troopers, 1 militant killed in Anantnag attack

Srinagar: Five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and one militant were killed while four others, including one civilian and three security men, were injured following a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday. Among the slain CRPF troopers, two were of Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) rank. Police sources said that three masked […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021