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Tag: Crpf

CRPF Jawans Killed In Maoist Ambush
Nuapada: At least 3 CRPF jawans killed, several injured in Maoist ambush

Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in a Maoist ambush at Patadhara reserve forest under Nuapada's Boden block on Tuesday. Seven other CRPF personnel were also injured in the attack.

CRPF gets Army engineer on deputation to cater to operational needs
CRPF gets Army engineer on deputation to cater to operational needs

According to a MHA notification, Lieutenant Colonel Vinay Kumar Tiwary of Headquarter Commander Works Engineer, Military Engineering Services, will be working as Commandant (Engineer) in CRPF initially for a period of three years.

20 helipads with night landing facility built in LWE regions with 4 in Odisha; more soon
20 helipads with night landing facility built in LWE regions with 4 in Odisha; more soon

A senior official in the security set-up in Chhattisgarh said that the helipads with night landing facility are now considered as a force multiplier and in case of injury, the security personnel can be evacuated to the nearest city hospital for better medical management.

CRPF Trooper Injured In Srinagar Militant Attack Succumbs 
CRPF Trooper Injured In Srinagar Militant Attack Succumbs 

Doctors at the S.M.H.S hospital said one of the troopers admitted for treatment with critical injuries has succumbed.

CRPF To Set Up More 'Forward Operating Bases' In Maoist-Hit Areas Soon
CRPF To Set Up More 'Forward Operating Bases' In Maoist-Hit Areas Soon

The CRPF officials said that the pending FOB at Silger on Basaguad-Pamed axis, T -Junction, Kunded, Bedre on Basaguda-Jagdargunda axis and Nabmi on Usoor-Pamed axis will be taken up this year.

Three Years Of Pulwama Attack
Three Years Of Pulwama Attack: CRPF Soldiers Pay Homage To Martyred Jawans

Three Years Of Pulwama Attack: CRPF Soldiers Pay Homage To Martyred Jawans

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CRPF Head Constable Fires And Kills SI; Shoots Self, Injured

A Sub Inspector working for CRPF was killed on Sunday after his colleague, a head constable in the force, opened fire at him at Venkatapuram village in Mulugu District, about 285 Km from here, a senior police official said.

Software-Based Transfer Posting To Be Implemented In CRPF By Next Year

"In this system, all personnel of the paramilitary forces will be given multiple options to opt for the next posting as per his or her last posting, nature of job, and other factors. Therefore, they will have an idea of where they can be posted for the next tenure,"

CRPF Jawans
CRPF To Start 'Chaupal' Like Get-Together To De-Stress Personnel

There have been over 100 cases of suicides in the largest para- military force from 2020 till September this year.

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CRPF Recovers 7 Chinese Grenades In Srinagar

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday recovered seven Chinese grenades from Bemina, four kilometre away from Srinagr's Lal Chowk.

CRPF Recruitment 2021: Candidates Can Directly Attend Interview, No Exam Required

People interested for jobs at the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), now have a golden opportunity to apply for the same

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Despite ECMO Treatment, Odisha's Abhishek Mohapatra Succumbs To Covid-19

Abhishek Mohapatra of Basudevpur area of Bhadrak district, who was undergoing Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) treatment for the past 3 months in Kolkata, succumbed to the deadly virus on Friday (Sept 3).

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IB, CBI, Income Tax, CRPF Officers Debarred From Publishing Material Without Consent

Government servants having worked in any intelligence or security-related organisation have been directed through a notification not to make any publication without prior clearance from the competent authority.

CRPF DIG SK Parth Loses Battle To Covid-19

Bhubaneswar: A senior IPS officer on Thursday lost his battle to Covid-19 while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Bhubaneswar. DIG Sunil Kumar Parth who had tested positive for Covid-19…

Close Shave For CRPF Jawans, Landmine Planted By Maoists Defused On Odisha-Chhattisgarh Border

Malkangiri: The security forces had escaped narrowly from a possible landmine explosion at Minapa forest in Chhattisgarh bordering Malkangiri district of Odisha. On specific intelligence inputs, the CRPF jawans of…

Major Tragedy Averted As Jawans Diffuse 5.5 Kg Landmine In Odisha

Nuapada: A major tragedy was averted thanks to alertness and swift action by CRPF jawans who diffused a landmine weighing 5.5 kilograms in Nuapada district on Friday. The landmine was supposedly planted by Maoists near Cherchuan checkgate under Sunabeda sanctuary. CRPF officials said that the place where the landmine was planted is the single road […]

Watch: Naxal Gameplan Foiled, CRPF Diffuse Powerful Landmine

Bhubaneswar: A sinister Naxal plot was foiled by security forces when a powerful landmine planted on the Chaibasa-Goleikera Road near the Jharkhand border in Singhbhum district was detected in the nick of time. According to reports, a CRPF team discovered the massive landmine which was planted in the middle of the road during a road […]

CRPF To Get Micro UAV A-410 By May For Maoist Operation

New Delhi: In a bid to gear up its force for a “big” anti-extremist operation in the Maoist hotbeds, especially in areas prone to attacks, the Central Resrve Police Force (CRPF) is engaged in adding updated gadgets and arms to its armoury. In the process, the force will use an upgraded version of the Netra-V2 […]

CRPF Inducting Women Warriors In CoBRA To Fight Maoists

New Delhi: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is in the process to induct women warriors of the force into its elite CoBRA Battalion to engage in the fight against the Maoists — the first of such kinds of initiatives taken in the Maoist warfare duties. Outgoing CRPF Director General A.P. Maheshwari, who is to […]

CRPF's 'Rakshita' For Insurgency-Hit Areas

New Delhi: From Monday onwards, ‘Rakshita’ — a bike ambulance developed indigenously — will save lives of injured CRPF personnel deputed in remote and inhospitable areas like the Maoist-hit states or insurgency affected Northeast regions of the country. Carefully custom built to the needs of emergency evacuation, ‘Rakshita’ is built on a Royal Enfield Classic […]

1 CRPF CoBRA Battalion Jawan Martyred In IED Blast In Chhattisgarh, 7 Others Injured

Raipur: An Assistant Commandant of CRPF’s CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) was killed and seven others were injured in an IED blast triggered by by naxals near area of Sukma district on Saturday night The deceased has been identified as Assistant Commandant Nitin Bhalerao, of CoBRA 206 battalion of CRPF. The Improvised Explosive Device […]

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Huge Cache Of Explosives Seized During Combing Operation In Sundargarh Forest

Sundargarh: A huge cache of arms and ammunition including Improvised Explosive Device (IED), two cane bombs of 10 kg each and other incriminating materials were seized during a joint combing operation by CRPF Batallion-19 and Rourkela Police in the forest areas of K Balanga in the district on Tuesday. According to sources, a bomb disposal […]

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Maoist Camp Busted In Nuapada; Arms, Ammunition Seized

Nuapada: In a major breakthrough, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans busted a Maoist camp in Patadaraha forest near Bhainsamundi village under Boden Police Limits in this district on Sunday and seized huge cache of arms and ammunition. Acting on tip-off, CRPF personnel launched a combing operation in the forest and seized five rifles, one […]

Close Shave For CRPF Jawans In Odisha, 3 Landmines Planted By Maoists Defused

Malkangiri: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel had a narrow escape on Saturday when at least three landmines were detected and defused along the national highway near Kalberu of Malkangiri-Telangana bordering area. The jawans of the paramilitary force were on patrolling when they saw some patches of land being dug nearly 500 mts away […]

CRPF Jawan Martyred, Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama

Srinagar: Two militants and a central reserve police force (CRPF) trooper were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight in J&K’s Pulwama district. Police said two militants and a CRPF jawan were killed early Tuesday in an encounter between the security forces and the militants in Bandzoo village of Pulwama district. Bandzoo village is situated one […]

3 CRPF Personnel Killed In Militant Attack In Kupwara

Srinagar: Three CRPF personnel were killed and two others injured when militants opened fire on them at a checkpoint in Kupwara, officials said here on Monday, a day after five security personnel lost their lives during an encounter in the district. A teenaged civilian, reportedly of unsound mental condition, was also killed in the exchange […]

COVID-19: 122 men from single CRPF battalion in Delhi test positive; more results awaited

New Delhi: As many as 122 jawans in a Delhi-based battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force, the country’s largest paramilitary, have been tested positive with COVID-19 in the last two weeks, officials said on Saturday. The men belong to the 31st battalion of the paramilitary, based in Mayur Vihar Phase-III area of the national […]

4 Terrorists Killed In Gunfight With Security Forces In J&K

Srinagar: Four terrorists were killed and an army officer injured in a fierce gunfight between security forces and holed up terrorists on Sunday in Jammu & Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Police said four terrorists have been killed in the encounter between holed up terrorists and the security forces in Guddar village of Kulgam district. “An army […]

Pulwama Attack: Buyer Of Chemicals From Amazon For IEDs Among 2 Held

New Delhi: Over a year of the Pulwama terror attack, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested two more persons, including the youth who procured the chemicals from Amazon shopping site to prepare Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) used in the suicide attack that killed 40 Central Police Reserve Force (CRPF) troopers. An NIA spokesperson said that […]

Here's How Odisha Police, BSF, CRPF Accomplished One Of The Biggest Counter-LWE Ops In Malkangiri

Bhubaneswar/Malkangiri: Huge cache of Maoist arms, ammunition, equipment and important documents were seized in the Swabhiman Anchal of Malkangiri following intense search and area domination exercises by Odisha Police in January. This is claimed as one of the biggest counter-LWE operations, as the seizures include 1 INSAAS Light Machine Gun, 3 INSAAS rifles, 3 carbine […]

Maoist Surrenders Before Police In Odisha

Rourkela: After facing discrimination and financial problems, an armed Maoist of Sambalpur-Deogarh-Sundergarh division surrendered before Rourkela SP on Thursday. Maoist Poga Soren aka Suman, who is a resident of Jharkhand, was involved in a number of Naxal violence cases in Odisha. Rourkela SP K. Shiva Subramani informed that Suman had joined the Maoists in 2013-14 […]

CRPF Women Daredevils Stun Spectators On Republic Day

New Delhi: “Now the real one comes, let us go in the front,” said the crowd sitting on the back benches at Rajpath on the occasion of Republic Day after finding that a contingent of women bikers of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will perform daredevil stunts. Defying security personnel, spectators moved ahead to take […]

CRPF chief retires, ITBP chief to head force

New Delhi: The government on Tuesday gave additional charge of Director General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to S.S. Deswal, who is also the Director General of ITBP, after CRPF chief R.R. Bhatnagar retired. A 1983 batch IPS officer, Bhatnagar was heading the paramilitary force for the last two-and-a-half years after being appointed as […]

No Breach In Priyanka Gandhi's Security: CRPF

New Delhi: There was no breach in Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s security during her recent trip to Lucknow, the CRPF said on Monday, blaming her for “violations” for travelling as a pillion rider on a scooter. The force, which provides her armed commandos under the ‘Z+’ category of security cover to her, said the […]

2 CRPF Personnel In Jharkhand Killed In Fratricidal Firing

New Delhi: An Assistant Commandant and an Assistant Sub Inspector of the Central Reserve Police Force deployed for Jharkhand elections have been killed in fratricidal firing, while two others, including the shooter, were left injured, CRPF said on Tuesday. “Incident occurred at the location of C/226Bn, deployed for Jharkhand elections in which 2 personnel were […]

After Pulwama, JeM's Target Was Delhi-NCR: NIA

New Delhi: Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed was planning to carry out ‘fidayeen’ attacks at several places in India, including Delhi and NCR, similar to the February 14 Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir that left 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel dead, the National Investigation Agency’s chargesheet said on Monday. In its chargesheet filed […]

MHA to raise two battalions of BSF, CRPF for J&K

New Delhi: With the coming into existence of Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladhak only one-and-a-half months away, the Home Ministry has planned to raise two additional battalions, one each of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in J&K. According to officials on Thursday, the move is […]

First encounter since abrogation of Art 370 in Baramullah

Srinagar: In the first encounter in nearly two weeks, a fierce gun-battle broke out this evening between terrorists and security forces in Baramulla area of north Kashmir. This is also the first encounter after abrogation of Article 370 in J&K. Sources say two to three terrorists are trapped inside as a joint operation by CRPF, […]

Retirement Age For Paramilitary Personnel Fixed at 60

New Delhi: In a bonanza for all central paramilitary forces, the Centre on Monday issued an order fixing a uniform retirement age of 60 years for all ranks. The order, which will also have implications for thousands of officers, will be effective with immediate effect for the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Border Security Force […]

Pakistan-made mine recovered along Amarnath Yatra route: Army

Srinagar: Security forces have recovered a Pakistan-made mine and a huge cache of arms from along the Amarnath Yatra route, the Army said on Friday. Searches were launched along the pilgrimage route after specific intelligence that Pakistan-based terrorists might target the Yatra using improvised explosive devices and attack pilgrims, Lt Gen Sarabjit Singh Dhillon said […]