ARMY JAWANS

  • J&K: Army jawan injured, 1 terrorist killed in encounter July 9, 2014

    Srinagar: An Army jawan was injured in an encounter with militants in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. One terrorist was also injured in the firing and is reported to have been killed, however, the Army said they cannot confirm it till the body is recovered. The encounter took...
  • 3 army jawans arrested for 'misbehaving' with women March 16, 2014

    Three Army jawans were arrested for allegedly "misbehaving" with women passengers in Capital Express on saturday, Railway police said. On the complaint of some women passengers, GRP Katihar arrested the three Army jawans of 21 Bihar Regiment posted in West Bengal, Station House Officer Jogendra Ravidas said. According to an FIR, the...
  • Three Army jawans arrested for misbehaving with women March 15, 2014

    Three Army jawans were on Saturday arrested for allegedly "misbehaving" with women passengers in Capital Express, Railway police said. On the complaint of some women passengers, GRP Katihar arrested the three Army jawans of 21 Bihar Regiment posted in West Bengal, Station House Officer Jogendra Ravidas said. According to an FIR,...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 27, 2014

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  • Army jawan found dead under mysterious circumstances January 13, 2014

    An army jawan, deployed on duty at Fazalpur in Meerut, has been found dead under mysterious circumstances, police said on Monday. Ramchandra Keechar (39), a resident of Jhunjhunu, was on duty at Quarter guard in Fazalpur when suddenly his colleagues heard sound of a gun fire on Sunday. "They rushed to the...
  • Hyderabad: 3 Armymen arrested for trying to rape minor girl November 5, 2013

    Hyderabad: Three Army jawans have been arrested for alleging attempting to rape a 17yearold girl in Hyderabad. One havaldar and two jawans of the Army Ordnance Corps centre have been remanded to judicial custody for the alleged rape attempt The incident allegedly took place on Sunday night when the girl along...
  • Army jawan arrested for killing wife's 19yearold paramour September 26, 2013

    An Army jawan has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife's paramour, a class XII student, near Kasampur gate in Meerut, police said. Bunty (19) was found shot dead on Tuesday night. On the basis of his phone call details, police took Rakesh, an army jawan, into custody who confessed to...
  • Assam: Army jawan held for attempting to rape woman passenger September 15, 2013

    An army jawan allegedly attempted to rape a sleeping woman passenger in an air-conditioned coach of a running train in Assam in the wee hours on Sunday, railway police sources said. The incident occurred in 15603 Guwahati-Ledo Inter City Express and the accused jawan from the 299 Field Regiment, posted at...
  • Two jawans injured in gun battle with militants in Kashmir August 1, 2013

    Srinagar: Two Army jawans were injured in a gun battle with a group of infiltrating militants on Wednesday in Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district. Two jawans were injured in an exchange of fire with militants in Hafruda forests of Handwara, an army official said. He said the operation which...
  • Jammu: Army jawans allegedly beat up cops, booked September 11, 2012

    Jammu: Army jawans allegedly ransacked a railway police station and beat up cops on duty, injuring six of them, in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Cases were registered against the Army troopers for allegedly beating up and injuring the cops on Monday night, police officials said in Jammu on...
  • Noida: Army jawan held for smuggling illicit liquor August 13, 2012

    Noida: An Army jawan was arrested on Monday by the sleuths of district excise department in Noida for allegedly smuggling illicit liquor, a senior official said. Acting on a tipoff, a team of excise department intercepted the car of Army jawan Kapil Kumar and recovered 75 litres of illicit liquor from...
  • Army jawan molests college girl in Assam, arrested July 15, 2012

    Sibsagar: In another shocking incident in Assam, a college girl was allegedly molested by an Army jawan in Shibsagar district, even as police are still struggling to nab the seven out of 12 men accused of groping and beating up a teenager in Guwahati. The incident took place when a Lance...
  • Now, teenage girl molested by army jawans in Assam July 14, 2012

    Sibsagar: Close on the heels of molestation of a girl in Guwahati that generated national outcry, a teenager met the same fate allegedly at the hands of army jawans in Assam's Sibsagar district, police said on Saturday. A team of army personnel headed by a Lance Naik were on patrol duty...
  • J&K: Army jawan opens fire on civilians, kills 2 March 7, 2012

    Poonch: In a shocking incident, an army jawan on Wednesday opened fire indiscriminately on civilians, killing two girls, in Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir. The jawan of the Territorial Army, Tariq Khan, opened fire from his service AK47 rifle, killing the young women. Tariq Khan, reportedly, first tried to shoot his wife....
  • WB: 23 hurt after villagers clash with jawans February 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Twentythree people including 20 jawans were injured after villagers clashed with the security forces at Salua near Kharagpur in West Midnapore district of West Bengal. Sources said that the clashes took place following allegations that the jawans were trying to molest some local women at a rural fair on...
  • J&K avalanche: Search for 2 jawans still on February 25, 2012

    Another jawan has died in the avalanche that took place in Gurez on Thursday. ...
  • J&K avalanche: Massive rescue operations on; 17 dead February 25, 2012

    Twin avalanches in Jammu and Kashmir have left 17 army jawans dead. ...
  • J&K: 1 militant killed in Sopore encounter February 22, 2012

    New Delhi: A militant was killed and an army jawan wounded in a gunbattle between security forces and ultras in Sopore town in north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Wednesday. The gunbattle ensued when army and police jointly launched a search operation in Mominpora village, following information about presence of militants in...
  • Two Army jawans injured in encounter April 30, 2011

    Srinagar: Two Army jawans were injured in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir's Pulwama district early Saturday morning. Troops of 55 Rashtriya Rifles launched a cordon cum search operation in Inder village of Pulwama district, 40 kms from here, at around 4.00 am, official sources said. As the troops closed...
  • J&K: jawan opens fire at Army camp, 4 killed April 28, 2011

    New Delhi: In a shocking case of fratricide, an Army jawan opened indiscriminate fire allegedly killing four of his colleagues and injuring another inside a camp in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district on Thursday. The jawan, who was arrested soon after the incident, fired at his colleagues at the 42...
  • Two militants killed in Sopore encounter June 1, 2010

    Srinagar: Two JaisheMohammad militants were killed and an Army jawan injured in an overnight encounter with security forces in Sopore, police said on Tuesday. The gunbattle broke out at LalidSopore during search operation, 60 kms from here, last evening. An army jawan was also injured in the gunbattle that was...
  • Couple accuses Army jawan of kidnapping son July 15, 2009

    New Delhi: An army sepoy has been charged with the alleged abduction of a 15yearold boy who went missing near the Line of Control near Rajouri last week. After getting a complaint from Daleep Kumar that his son Yogesh Choudhary was abducted by an Army jawan in Sher Makri forward area...
  • Hero's funeral: Army jawan gets emotional farewell August 1, 2008

    Mumbai: The residents of Spring Mills chawl in the Naigaum area of Mumbai poured out in full strength to honour a man they knew well, who had now given his life for his country. Army Jawan Ajit Gavkar was shot during the recent exhange of fire between India and Pakistan...
  • Army jawan held for kidnap, rape in J&K July 23, 2007

    Poonch An army jawan has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 13yearold girl in Jammu and Kashmir. Calls for justice in Surankot in Poonch, seeking punishment for Abdul Majid, an army jawan from the 156th battalion accused of raping a 13yearold girl repeatedly for over two days. He...
  • Army jawan dies in gun battle June 27, 2007

    Srinagar: Army jawan Naik Subedar Chunni Lal died fighting in Keran along the line of control, after killing five terrorists in a gun battle on Sunday. He was shot in the lower portion of his body while firing the terrorists hiding in the undergrowth. He was bleeding profusely but kept on firing...
  • Jawan arrested but questions remain March 12, 2007

    New Delhi: An Indian Reserve Battalion jawan, Nari Lepcha, confessed to killing five of his colleagues in an early morning shootout in Delhi's Daryaganj. Lepcha was initially found injured at the scene of the crime, and claimed, his colleague J B Subba was behind the killings. However, during sustained interrogation...
  • Colleague kills 5 police jawans March 11, 2007

    New Delhi: Five jawans of the Sikkim Police were killed and one was injured when a colleague of theirs opened fire on them in Daryaganj, Old Delhi, on early Sunday morning. J B Subba allegedly opened fire after a brawl. Subba is now being interrogated in police custody. The Sikkim...