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Tag: Security Forces

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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.

Security Forces Engage In Gun Battle With Maoists In Odisha
Security Forces Engage In Gun Battle With Maoists In Odisha

Phulbani: An exchange of fire took place between security forces and Maoist ultras in a dense forest in Kandhamal district, a police officer said here on Tuesday. No casualty was reported from either side due to the gunfight that broke out on Monday night near Raighara village under Gochhada police station area. Acting on a […]

Close Shave For Security Forces In Odisha; 5 Kg Landmine Recovered

Malkangiri: In a close shave for the security forces, a 5 kg landmine, suspected to have been planted by the Red rebels, was recovered from Gorasetu forest under Chitrakonda block of Malkangiri district on Sunday. Apart from the landmine, the BSF jawans have also recovered Maoist uniforms, walkie-talkies and other articles from the spot. Following […]

Maoist articles
Security Forces Exchange Fire With Maoists In Swabhiman Anchal; Explosives Seized

Malkangiri: A huge cache of arms and ammunition were seized after an exchange of fire that took place between security forces and Maoists in Bhimaram Reserve forest of Swabhiman Anchal in Malkangiri district. According to sources, an anti-Naxal operation was launched by the SOG and DVF teams of Odisha Police and BSF teams of Andhra […]

Pulwama Encounter: One Militant Killed By Security Forces In South Kashmir
Pulwama Encounter: One Militant Killed By Security Forces In South Kashmir

Srinagar: One terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said on Tuesday. “One unidentified terrorist killed in encounter at Kakpora in Pulwama. Operation is underway,” the police said. Related Story: Kashmir Encounter: One Terrorist Killed In Ongoing Gunfight The gunfight between terrorists and a joint […]

Odisha's Village Of Valour Which Defends Indian Borders With Alacrity

Bhadrak: Far from the hustle and bustle of urban civilization, there lies a village in Bhadrak district that takes pride in providing its youth brigade to the Indian defence forces to safeguard the motherland’s sovereignty. Can be rightly called the village of valour, Gopalpur under Bhadrak’s Chandbali block has earned the distinction of ‘home of […]

Kupwara Enounter
5 Terrorists Killed In Encounter With Security Forces In South Kashmir

Srinagar: Five terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday, officials said. Kashmir Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar told IANS that the encounter began at Sugoo village on Wednesday morning after security forces came under fire from hiding terrorists. Police said earlier Sugoo village was cordoned […]

Pulwama Encounter: One Militant Killed By Security Forces In South Kashmir
Five Militants Killed In Encounter With Security Forces In J&K

Srinagar: Five militants were on Sunday killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence official said. “Five terrorists have been eliminated in operation Reban in Shopian,” defence spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia said. He said good drills ensured no collateral damage took place during the operation. A police […]

3 Militants Killed In Encounter With Security Forces In Pulwama

Srinagar: Three militants were killed in an encounter security forces in Tral in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday, police said. Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Gulshanpora area of Tral in the south Kashmir district Sunday morning after receiving specific intelligence about the presence of militants there, a police official said. […]

Terrorist Hideout Busted In J-K's Kishtwar, Arms And Explosives Seized

Jammu: Security forces recovered a cache of arms and ammunition from a terrorist hideout in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district on Sunday, officials said. No arrest was made during the operation, the officials said. The hideout was unearthed in Sheri area of Mughal Maidan by a joint search party of the Rashtriya Rifles and Special […]

Police bust JeM group that planned terror in Kashmir

Srinagar: With the arrest of a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist from Baramulla, police in Jammu and Kashmir have neutralised a newly-formed grouping of the terror outfit that had planned to foment violence by targeting security forces and civilians. Mohsin Manzoor Salhea, a resident of Old Town Baramulla, was arrested along with arms and ammunition on Sunday. He […]

Security Beefed Up Along The LoC Over Pak's Aggressive Stance

New Delhi: The Indian Army has intensified its presence along the Line of Control (LoC) in view of Pakistan’s increased aggressive posture along with direct and indirect threats of war ever since Parliament ended special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 6. On Saturday, the Commander of Army’s Northern Command, Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, […]

Security Forces Maintain Dominance In J&K As Pak Attempts To Disturb Peace

New Delhi: Despite Pakistan’s desperate attempts to fuel trouble in Jammu and Kashmir, security forces have maintained dominance on the situation there ever since the states special status was abolished about 40 days back. Except for sporadic terror attacks targeting civilians and some stone pelting incidents, the Kashmir Valley has been peaceful, according to the […]

Security forces on high alert along LoC, IB in J-K due to cross-border terror threat

Srinagar: Security forces are in a state of high alert along the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir as the threat of cross-border terrorism “continues to exist”, officials said on Saturday. “The threat of cross-border terrorism continues to exist. The security forces are maintaining a state of high alert,” […]

Kashmir remains shut for 12th consecutive day

Srinagar: Kashmir remained shut for the 12th consecutive day on Friday, even as the authorities relaxed restrictions on the movement of people in Srinagar. “Restrictions on the movement of people have been eased in most parts of the Valley. The situation so far has remained peaceful,” a senior official of the state administration said here. […]

Police Arrest Militia In Kalahandi; Explosives Seized

Kalahandi/Kandhamal: Kalahandi Sadar Police arrested a Maoist militia member, Manga Majhi during a search operation in Nehela reserve forests in the district Tuesday night. They have also seized a gun, five detonators, 20 galantines and other explosive items from his possession. On being tipped off, the police launched a special operation and caught Majhi around […]

Chhattisgarh encounter
3 Maoists killed in Jharkhand, 2 AK-47s seized

Ranchi: Three Maoists were killed in a gun-battle with the security forces in Jharkhand’s Lohardaga district on Thursday, the police said. Two AK-47s were seized from them. After receiving a tip-off about presence of Maoists in Sahedapat jungle, the state police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a joint operation. On spotting security […]

Masked men carrying ISIS flags mark post Eid prayers on J&K streets

Srinagar: Scores of masked men displaying Islamic State, and Pakistan national flags appeared on Wednesday on the streets of the old city’s Nowhatta area here in Jammu and Kashmir and raised pro-Pakistan slogans. Immediately after the Eid prayers, scores of them came out carrying the IS, Lashkar e Taiba flags and raised slogans like “Musa, […]

After Eid prayers, clashes at some places in Valley

Srinagar: Clashes erupted on Wednesday between stone-pelting youths and security forces in Srinagar, Sopore, Anantnag and Kupwara towns in the Kashmir Valley after Eid prayers. Delivering the Eid prayer sermon at the historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of Srinagar, senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said India and Pakistan need to sit across the table […]

Gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

Srinagar: A gunfight took place on Tuesday between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. After receiving information about the presence of militants in the Yarwan forests of Keller area, the security forces launched a search operation. As the security forces tightened the cordon, the militants started firing which triggered […]

47 security personnel injured in clashes in Baramulla

Srinagar: Forty-seven security personnel were injured in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district when stone pelting mobs went on the rampage following the rape of a three-year-old in Bandipora. At least one officer was in critical condition. An official statement said an Assistant Commander of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) was hit on the head by a stone […]

Militant from 'IS-inspired group' killed in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: A militant, linked to an Islamic State-inspired terror outfit, was killed on Friday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. The incident sparked off clashes in Sopore town between stone-pelting youths and security forces as the news spread. Security forces began a cordon and search operation in […]

Chhattisgarh encounter
Two Naxals, including a woman, killed during encounter with police

Raipur: Two Naxals, including a woman, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district in the early hours of Wednesday, police said. The face-off took place around 5 am at a forest in Gonderas village when a joint team of the District Reserve Guard (DRG) and the Special Task Force (STF) […]

Afghan Information Ministry attacked, 2 assailants killed by security forces

Kabul: Three suicide bombers staged an assault on an 18-storey building housing the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology headquarters in the centre of the Afghan capital on Saturday. Two of the attackers were later killed by the security forces. Hundreds of civilians were rescued from the Afghan Ministry after an explosion followed by the […]

Militant killed in gunfight in J&K's Baramulla

Srinagar: A militant was killed in a brief gunfight with security forces on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said. Police sources said a patrol party of 32 Rashtriya Rifles was fired at by militants in Watergam area of Baramulla and they retaliated, resulting in a brief shoot-out after which the security forces […]