Tag: Crpf

Why shouldn't Modi get credit for Balakot strike, asks Rajnath

Ahmedabad: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday asked if former prime minister Indira Gandhi can be credited for dividing Pakistan, why shouldn’t Prime Minister Narendra Modi get the credit for the Balakot air strike. Singh was addressing a rally here in support of BJP president Amit Shah, who will file his nomination from Gandhinagar Lok […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Jammu-Srinagar highway blast suspect arrested

Jammu: Police on Monday arrested a suspect believed to have been involved in the car explosion on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on March 30 when a CRPF convoy was passing on the highway. A private car was destroyed in the blast in Tethar area near Bannihal town on the highway, causing minor damage to a Central […]

  • Sunday, 02 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
2 CRPF officers hurt in Maoist ambush in Maharashtra

Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): Just a day ahead of polling here, Maoists on Wednesday carried out an attack on a CRPF contingent being deployed for election duty, injuring two Sub-inspectors, official sources said. The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast triggered by the Maoists occurred at around 4 p.m. in Gatta village in Etapalli tehsil through which a […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
JeM terrorist held for role in 2017 Lethpora attack

Jammu: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday arrested Irshad Ahmad Reshi for involvement in attack on the CRPF Group Centre in Lethpora, Jammu and Kashmir, in 2017. A resident of Ratnipora in J&K’s Pulwama district, Reshi is the fifth accused to have been arrested in the case. “An active overground worker of proscribed terrorist […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
SC on stranded migrant labourers
Congress moves SC as EC 'fails to act' against PM, Shah

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear on Tuesday a Congress petition that claimed that the Election Commission had refused to act on a complaint against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah for making “hate speeches” and “using” armed forces for “political propaganda” during the Lok Sabha polls. The […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Masood Azhar declared global terrorist by UNSC

New York: In a major victory for India, Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar was on Wednesday declared as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council. “Masood Azhar designated as a terrorist in @UN Sanctions list,” India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Syed Akbaruddin tweeted. A proposal to declare Azhar as an international terrorist was […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
710 companies of central forces in Bengal's 7th phase

Kolkata: A total of 710 companies of the central forces will be deployed for the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal covering nine parliamentary seats on May 19, according to Central Police Observer Vivek Dubey. “The 710 companies will be providing 100 per cent coverage in the state. It will include […]

  • Saturday, 01 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
Mamata accuses BJP workers, CRPF of torturing people

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday accused BJP workers and central forces of “torturing people” during the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha polls on Sunday, saying she has never seen “such a thing before.” “See campaigning is over. Now elections are on. So I won’t say anything about the campaign. “But […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Pakistan ready to hold talks with new Indian government: Qureshi

Islamabad: Pakistan is ready to hold talks with the new Indian government to resolve all outstanding issues, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said. Addressing an Iftar dinner in Multan on Saturday, Qureshi said both India and Pakistan should sit on negotiation table to solve issues for the sake of prosperity and peace of the […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
15 CRPF, state police personnel injured in IED blast in Jharkhand

Ranchi: Fifteen personnel of the CRPF and the state police were injured in an IED blast triggered by Naxals in Jharkhand’s Seraikela Kharsawan district in the early hours of Tuesday, officials said. The blast took place around 5 am when a joint team of the CRPF’s special jungle warfare unit, CoBRA, and the state police […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Naxal husband-wife duo surrender in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: A Naxal couple surrendered on Saturday in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, police said. Vetti Hurra, a “militia commander” and his wife Kalmu Huye, an activist with Maoist front organisation Krantikari Adivasi Mahila Sangthan (KAMS), carried rewards of Rs 1 lakh each on their heads, Superintendent of Police Shalabh Sinha said. Vetti was involved in a […]

  • 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
Maoist killed in encounter in Jharkhand

Simdega (Jharkhand): A Maoist was killed in an encounter with the CRPF and district police personnel in Simdega district on Wednesday, a police officer said. Additional Director General of Police (Operation) Murari Lal Meena said that an AK-47 was recovered from the spot of the encounter at Urmi forest under Bano block of the district. […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021