CRPF

  • Eight Naxals carrying rewards arrested 10 hours 30 minutes ago

    Eight wanted Naxals, three of them carrying rewards on their heads, were arrested from separate places in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar region on Thursday, police said. Seven ultras were held from separate places under Bayanar police station limits of Kondagoan district this afternoon, Kondagaon Additional Superintendent of Police Surjit Atri told PTI. Acting...
  • Top Naxal commander killed in Jharkhand Yesterday

    A top Naxal commander and aide of dreaded Maoist leader Kundan Pahan was on Wednesday killed by security forces in a pre-dawn encounter in the forests of Khunti district of Jharkhand. According to security officials, the executed Naxal commander Vishal alias Tulsi alias Tadit, also the Special Committee member of CPI...
  • Top Naxal commander killed by security forces in Khunti forests Yesterday

    In a pre-dawn operation, security forces killed a prominent Naxal commander operating in Jharkhand in the forests of Khunti district of the state. According to preliminary information reaching the headquarters here, the Naxal commander Vishal alias Tulsi alias Tadit, also the Special Committee member of CPI (Maoists) was gunned down by...
  • BJP MLAs demand safe return of Rajasthan pilgrims from Amarnath 5 days ago

    BJP MLAs demanded that the Rajasthan government ensure the safe return of pilgrims from the state who were stranded in Kashmir following clashes at Amarnath Yatra base camp near Baltal. BJP MLA Gyandeo Ahuja sought attention of the Speaker and said that nearly 100 people who had gone to the pilgrimage...
  • Six wanted Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh 6 days ago

    Six Naxals, carrying reward on their heads were arrested on Friday during a joint search operation by security personnel in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said. The cadres were apprehended by a joint team of CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) and district force from restive Koranda forests under Benoor police station...
  • Four wanted Naxals held in Chhattisgarh July 16, 2014

    Security forces on Wednesday apprehended four suspected Naxalites, carrying rewards on their heads, from Maoist-affected Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh. The suspected Naxals were held by a patrol squad led by paramilitary CRPF from the Korenda-Benur axis of the district. The apprehended Naxals have been identified as Rajman (35), Somnath (35), Rejju alias...
  • Suspected Maoist arrested in Jamui July 13, 2014

    The Bihar Police on Sunday arrested a suspected Maoist from Bardiha forest area of Jamui district in a joint operation with CRPF's Combat Battalion for Resolute Action (COBRA) unit. Jamui Superintendent of Police (SP) Upendra Kumar Singh said a .315 bore rifle, six bullets, one transmitter, three umbrellas and a bag...
  • Three Naxals arrested in separate operations in West Singhbhum district July 10, 2014

    Acting on information, the district armed police and CRPF launched a search operation in Goirabeda jungle under Manoharpur police station and intercepted two persons travelling on a motorcycle on Wednesday, Superintendent of Police NK Singh said. Singh told a press conference that the duo identified as Radhe Shyam Soy and Sukhdeo...
  • Commandant killing: CRPF team arrests three suspected Naxals July 4, 2014

    A CRPF team combing Lakharia forest region in Bihar's Jamui district nabbed three hardcore Maoists, including a woman, suspected to be involved in the encounter in which a Commandant was killed on Friday morning. The Naxals were identified as Mini alias Rina, wife of top Maoist commander Siddhu Koda, Raju Soren...
  • CRPF officer killed in a fierce gun-battle during anti-Naxal operation July 4, 2014

    A CRPF officer was killed on Friday during an anti-Naxal operation in Jharkhand's Giridih district. The incident happened early Friday morning when a joint squad of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police was out for an operation in Lakheri area of Giridih district. Officials said a heavy exchange of...
  • Security forces, Maoists exchange gunfire June 30, 2014

    Security forces and Maoists on Monday exchanged gunfire near Badkitand village in Giridih district. Jawans of the CRPF's 26th battalion rushed to the village after getting information that the rebels had assembled there, Superintendent of Police Kranti Kumar said. On sighting the security force, the left-wing guerrillas fired at them and...
  • Panel probing allegations of SOP violations to report to IG, CRPF, Chhattisgarh June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after a serving CRPF commando Sujoy Mandal turned whistleblower on CNN-IBN, the CRPF has ordered an IG level inquiry into the allegations made. The probe panel will constitute of a DIG level officer and three members from outside. This team will submit its report to the...
  • Rajnath Singh to meet top bureaucrats of Naxal-affected states today June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after revelations made on CNN-IBN by a commando of the CoBRA battalion on a botched up anti-Naxal operation, Home Minister Rajnath Singh will meet top bureaucrats of all Naxal-affected states on Friday. Sources say the Home Ministry is likely to assure states of all support from...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 26, 2014

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  • News 360: A CRPF soldier turns whistleblower June 26, 2014

    In shocking revelations, a CRPF commando of the elite CoBRA battalion, Sujoy Mandal has told CNN-IBN how Standard Operating Procedures were flouted in a botched up anti-Naxal operation. When the commando questioned why SOP was not being followed, the Deputy Commandant dismissed his apprehensions. ...
  • CNN-IBN impact: IG level probe initiated into allegations by CRPF commando June 26, 2014

    Murshidabad: Following a revelation made on CNN-IBN by a commando of the CoBRA battalion, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Thursday initiated an IG-level inquiry into the allegations. Sujoy Mandal, a CRPF commando had told CNN-IBN how Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) were flouted in a botched up anti-Naxal operation....
  • CRPF commando blames officers for botched up anti-Naxal operation June 26, 2014

    Murshidabad: In shocking revelations, a CRPF commando of the elite CoBRA battalion, Sujoy Mandal has told CNN-IBN how Standard Operating Procedures were flouted in a botched up anti-Naxal operation. When the commando questioned why SOP was not being followed, the Deputy Commandant dismissed his apprehensions. Three security personnel died and four...
  • 125 IEDs recovered by CoBRA commandos in Lohardaga June 21, 2014

    Foiling Naxals' plan of a major ambush, security forces in Jharkhand detected and destroyed 125 improvised bombs planted in a series along a road in Lohardaga district. Officials said the explosives were detected at around 10 am in Madanpur-Lawapani area of the district when a CoBRA commando team of CRPF was...
  • Home Minister Rajnath Singh for doubling police modernisation budget June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: In order to better equip police and paramilitary forces in the country, the Union Home Ministry has decided to seek doubling of the budgetary allocation for their modernisation. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday met officials to discuss issues "which need to be addressed on priority"...
  • Two suspected Naxals carrying 5-kg IED arrested June 6, 2014

    Security forces today apprehended two persons suspecting them to be Maoists and recovered an improvised bomb from them in the Naxal-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. Officials said an operation under the command of CRPF was undertaken early today around the Koyalnara village of the district in which the duo were nabbed...
  • Security forces arrest suspected Naxal commander, seizes arms and ammunition June 5, 2014

    Security forces on Thursday apprehended a suspected Naxal commander along with arms and ammunition from West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. Officials said a squad of forces led by paramilitary Central Reserve Ppolice Force (CRPF) apprehended the area commander of CPI (Maoist) Chokro Chaki (27) from Sonua police station area of the...
  • IED expert of outlawed CPI(M) arrested in Bijapur June 3, 2014

    An improvised explosive device (IED) expert of the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) who was wanted in several cases, was arrested on Tuesday in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said in Raipur. Hapka Sanno (30), a native of Pendorma village of the region, was nabbed by the Central Reserve Police...
  • Bomb planted under culvert defused by security forces May 28, 2014

    A bomb planted by Maoists under a culvert in a village in Bihar's Banka district was recovered by security forces on Wednesday. The bomb was found under the culvert on the Bhaluar-Lutua road in Bhotadih village during a combing operation by the CRPF and Gaya police, Deputy Superintendent of Police Ajay...
  • Naxals-CRPF encounter in Sukma, ammunition recovered May 24, 2014

    A brief encounter took place on Saturday between the CRPF and Naxalites in the forests of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh leading to recovery of arms and ammunition. Officials said the encounter took place under the Gorkha police station area of the Maoist affected district of Bastar region of the state. The encounter,...
  • Two 'hardcore Maoists' arrested in Aurangabad May 23, 2014

    Two alleged hardcore Maoists were arrested from Bihar's Aurangabad district in a joint operation of Bihar Police and CPRF on Friday. CRPF officials said that the operation took place in Chapra village under Daudnagar Sub-division of the district on the basis of intelligence inputs. "Our men from CoBRA (Combat Battalion for Resolute...
  • Five IEDs planted by Naxals to harm security personnel during polls recovered in Dantewada May 22, 2014

    Five improvised explosive devices (IEDs), suspected to have planted by Naxals to harm security personnel during just-held parliamentary polls, were recovered on Thursday in insurgency-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, police said. The joint team of security personnel found five IEDs – four of 5 kgs each and a 15 kg one...
  • Two Maoists injured in fierce gun battle with police personnel in Ramgarh May 19, 2014

    A fierce encounter with police personnel left two suspect Maoists injured in Jharkhand's Ramgarh District on Monday. District Superintendent of Police Ranjit Kumar Prasad said: "We barricaded the road as they were coming from behind. They reached their decided destination. CRPF and police team arrived there. The Maoists started firing from the...
  • People's Liberation Front of India ultras arrested May 12, 2014

    Along with a commander of the People's Liberation Front of India, security forces on Sunday also arrested a member of its firing squad in Gumla district, police said on Monday. Vinay Gop, member of the Naxal outfit's firing squad, was arrested along with wanted commander Gulab Khatri, but police had yesterday...
  • Varanasi turns into a fortress ahead of polling on Monday May 11, 2014

    Ahead of a blockbuster battle, Varanasi has turned into a fortress with almost 45 thousand security personnel on the ground, manning every nook and corner as we speak, there's the BSF, there's the local state police officials, there is the CRPF we are being told all here to ensure that...
  • Naxal commander arrested in Gumla, weapons seized May 11, 2014

    Security forces on Sunday apprehended a Naxal commander with arms and ammunition from the Maoist violence affected Gumla district of Jharkhand. Gulab Khatri was apprehended when a squad of security forces led by paramilitary CRPF along with state police was out for an operation in the Jorag forests in Raidih of...