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Amit Shah Chairs Top Security Meet Of DGPs, IGPs, Intel Officials

Union Home Minister Amit Shah presided over the National Security Strategy Conference (NSSC) through video conferencing to discuss the prevailing security situation in the country on Monday.

  • Monday, 18 October 2021
Defunct CCTVs, lights on Gurupriya bridge give commuters, security forces a hard time

Malkangiri: Just months after the Gurupriya Bridge was thrown open for commuters, two of the CCTVs and as many as 20 lights installed on the bridge have stopped functioning. Moreover, regular power cut is making it difficult for locals to cross the bridge in darkness. The Border Security Force (BSF), which is in charge of […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Maoist leader killed by security forces during encounter

Simdega(Jharkhand): In a major breakthrough for security forces, commander of banned Maoist faction People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI), Bijay Dang, was gunned down during an encounter in Jhapla forest of Jharkhand today. Acting on a tip-off, security forces targeted the dreaded PLFI commander, who was hiding in the forest. He was a resident of […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
State approves Rs 71 cr for anti-Maoist operations

Bhubaneswar: The State-level committee on anti-Maoist operations today approved an annual budget of Rs 71 crore for 2017-18 under the Security Related Expenditure (SRE) scheme. The committee approved the SRE budget ahead of a crucial meeting of the Central government on December 11. Usually the State government spends money for anti-Maoist operations and the Centre […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Battle Zone: Maoists throw up challenge, set up permanent camp in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Ahead of the PLGA (People’s Liberation Guerilla Army) week starting from December 2, Maoists have thrown up a challenge for security forces by setting up a ‘permanent camp’ in remote Malkangiri district. According to reports, the rebels have painted the structure they have constructed ‘red’ and have also cordoned off the place with proper […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Maoists, security forces exchange fire in Malkangiri

Bhubaneswar: An exchange of fire between Maoists and security forces took place at Kurub forest in Malkangiri district today. According to sources, militants open fired at the District Voluntary Force (DVF) in the forest during anti-Maoists operations undertaken following the April 24 attack on the CRPF in Chhattisgarh. The police suspect that some Maoists may […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Maoist camp destroyed after exchange of fire in Rayagada

Rayagada: A Maoist camp has  reportedly been destroyed by security forces in Ambadala forests on Rayagada-Kandhamal border. The incident happened during a joint combing operation by jawans, District Voluntary Forces (DVF) and police late on Thursday night. Sources said, the maoist camp was destroyed following a fierce exchange of fire between security forces and the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Security forces arrest top IS leader in Libya's Sirte

Tripoli: Libyan security forces have arrested a senior Islamic State (IS) leader in the city of Sirte, said an official on conditions of anonymity. Khalifa Barq was taken from his home by a special security force, the official of Sirte security department told Xinhua news agency on Friday. “The operation was based on intelligence information […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
2 militants killed in Badgam, soldier and woman injured

Srinagar: Security forces shot dead two militants on Thursday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district, triggering street protests in Badgam and Pulwama districts that left a woman badly injured, officials said. A soldier was also injured in the gun battle. Police said in a statement that the dead militants in Bugoo village in […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
2 militants killed in Jammu & Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar: Two militants were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. One militant identified as Shabir Ahmad Dar from Samboora village was killed in the gunfight that took place at Babgund village earlier in the day. The other victim, Showkat Ahmad from Muran village, […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Pakistani security forces foil major terror bid in Balochistan

Islamabad: Pakistani security forces foiled a major terrorist bid in Pakistan’s southwest Balochistan province and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition during an operation, officials said on Tuesday. According to paramilitary Frontier Corps Balochistan spokesperson, the forces carried out an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Kohlu, a district in Balochistan province. During the operation, huge […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
One militant killed during encounter with security forces

Srinagar: One militant was killed on Friday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. The militant’s body was recovered from the gunfight area in Gandole village of Kokernag area. “Firing has now stopped, but a search operation is ongoing. Identity of the victim is being ascertained,” the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
5 militants killed by security forces in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: Five militants were killed by the security forces in an ongoing operation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, a defence official said on Saturday. “Five terrorists have been killed so far in the operation that began on Friday evening in Kiloora village,” Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia told the media here. Jammu and […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Militant killed in Srinagar gunfight

Srinagar: Security forces killed one militant in an ongoing gunfight in Srinagar’s densely populated Chatabal area on Saturday, police said. Following a tip-off about the presence of militants in the area, security forces including state police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel surrounded Gasi Mohalla. “One holed-up militant is still engaged in the gunfight […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
20-hour long gunfight continues in Srinagar

Srinagar: The over 20-hour long gunfight between holed up militants and the security forces continued in Srinagar on Tuesday as fresh firing exchanges started. Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants are holed up inside an under construction building in Karan Nagar area since Monday after they were forced to withdraw and later trapped inside the building following […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021