Tag: Crpf

Sukma attack: High-alert on Odisha-C’garh border

Bhubaneswar: The Malkangiri police on Tuesday sounded a high-alert in Odisha-Chhattisgarh border following the death of 25 CRPF jawans in a deadly ambush by naxalites in Sukma district of neighbouring Chhattisgarh yesterday. Malkangiri Superintendent of Police (SP) Mitrabhanu Mohapatra informed this to media this morning. “We have sounded high-alert in the border area. Also the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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PLFI’s Jharkhand bandh hits Rourkela-Ranchi bus service

Rourkela: Bus communication from here to different places of Jharkhand including Ranchi came to a grinding halt today as the People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) called for a bandh in Jharkhand alleging police action against some of its cadres. The outlawed organisation alleged that Jharkhand police has deliberately arrested some of its leaders and […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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‘We were kicked & thrashed by locals,’ Odia jawan narrates J &K ordeal

Sambalpur: At a time when a video of a Kashmiri youth tied to an Army jeep as a ‘shield’ to avoid irate locals in Jammu and Kashmir sparked off a major controversy, CRPF jawan Vicky Biswakarma’s statement on how the forces are treated has shaken one and all. Speaking to OTV, Vicky who returned to […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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4 IG rank officers, 100 platoons of police in-charge of PM’s security

Bhubaneswar: To ensure full-proof security arrangement during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day Bhubaneswar visit starting from April 15, a total of 100 platoons of police and two companies of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will be deployed. This was informed by Odisha DGP KB Singh here today. Apart from this, four IG rank officers […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Mao-explosion at Daikallu
Blast triggered by Maoists at Daikallu Station in Rayagada

Rayagada: Trains passing through Daikallu Railway Station in Rayagada district have come to a halt due to an explosion by Maoists yesterday night in the station. Many trains have stalled near Muniguda Railway Station in the district. As per the statement of the Station Master of Daikallu Station, 15-20 Maoists arrived there at around 1:30 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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‘Maoists slipping into Odisha from neighbouring states active presently’

Bhubaneswar: Mainly Maoists are infiltrating from the neighbouring state into Odisha to create disturbances, said DGP KB Singh today while ruling out possibilities of much activities of the local naxal cadres in the State. Talking to newsmen after a high-level meeting at the DGP camp office in Bhubaneswar on anti-Maoist operations in the State, Singh […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Dog injured in IED blast to be sent to Chennai for treatment

Rayagada: A Belgian shepherd of the CRPF dog squad, injured during disposal of an improvised explosive device (IED) near Hatamunigada in the district on November 3, will be taken to Chennai for better treatment. The four-year-old sniffer dog sustained injuries in upper part of right eye and head. Informing newsmen about the decision, MK Sharma, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Gurupriya bridge to be completed by June next year

Bhubaneswar: Construction of the Gurupriya bridge in the cut-off areas of Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district will be completed by June next year, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said today. “The construction work of the bridge is in full swing to ensure its timely completion”, he told media persons after presiding over the Unified Command meeting […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Maoist camp busted; huge cache of arms recovered

Rourkela: A joint team of Rourkela Police and CRPF busted a Maoist camp inside Sanabalijor forest under K Balang police limits in Sundargarh district and recovered a huge cache of ammunition after an encounter with the Maoists this morning. Talking to media persons here, RK Sharma, IG, Western Range, said acting on a tip-off that […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Locals block NH after 6 killed in Kandhamal 'crossfire'

Vehicular traffic on the Gopalpur-Raipur route was disrupted for hours today as locals blocked the NH-224 near Paramapanga in protest against indiscriminate firing by security personnel leading to the death of six civilians, including a 13-year-old boy and a 15-month-old girl child, and demanding removal of CRPF from the district

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Tiffin bomb found from rail tracks on Odisha-Jharkhand border

Bonai: Kiriburu police and CRPF personnel in Jharkhand managed to avert a major rail mishap when they recovered a tiffin bomb from the rail track near Karampada, about 2 km from Topadihi under K Balang police station limits in Sundergarh district this morning.

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Shifting of CRPF battalion from Baripada to Balangir underway

Taking note of increasing Maoist activities in Balangir district in western Odisha, the state government has initiated the process for shifting the CRPF battalion from Baripada to Balangir

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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5 rapid action force battalions in CRPF to come up soon

Sambalpur: Another five rapid action force battalion will be set up in the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), DG Prakash Mishra said. As many as 10 such battalions are there in the para military force. On the sidelines of laying foundation stone for the CRPF Group centre at Basantpur in the district, DG Prakash Mishra […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
CRPF DG to visit Sambalpur today

Bhubaneswar: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) DG Prakash Mishra is scheduled to visit Samabalpur today. During his visit to the city, Mishra will lay the foundation stone of CRPF group centre at Basantpur area in Gosala. Notably, after Bhubaneswar this will be the second CRPF centre in Odisha which has both accommodation and training facilities […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
We had sought CRPF men in Nuapada: DGP

Odisha had proposed the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to deploy more forces in Kandhamal and Nuapada district, said DGP Sanjeev Marik here

  • Friday, 16 July 2021