Arms And Ammunitions

  • Naxal killed in face off with police, weapons seized May 12, 2014

    A Naxal was killed and a cache of arms, ammunition and electronic gadgets recovered in two separate gun-battles between security personnel and Naxals in the insurgency-hit Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh. The Naxal cadre was gunned down by the joint squad of the state's DRG (district reserve group) force and STF (Special...
  • Arms supplier arrested in naxal-hit Munger district May 3, 2014

    An arms supplier was arrested on Saturday with arms and ammunition at Jahaj ghat in naxal-hit Munger district of Bihar, a police officer said. The arms smuggler, identified as Raju Chaudhury, was waiting on Jahaj ghat to catch a ship on way to Khagaria district when the police nabbed him with...
  • Arms and ammunition recovered from trains in Bihar May 2, 2014

    Several arms and ammunition were recovered from two trains at Bathnaha Railway Station in Araria district of Bihar on Friday. Acting on information that some smugglers were carrying weapons, SSB jawans raided two passenger trains running between Jogbani along Nepal border and Kathihar and recovered the arms, Commandant of SSB 56th...
  • Wanted criminal shot dead, arms and ammunition seized April 17, 2014

    A wanted criminal was shot dead by the police in Sankosai under Mango police station in Jamshedpur Wednesday night. Acting on a tip-off, the police in mufti led by Superintendent of Police (city) Karthik S surrounded the rented house of the criminal Maya Bhagat alias Lulha, Senior Superintendent of Police, A V...
  • Arms and ammunition seized in Bihar's Munger district April 5, 2014

    Police on Saturday recovered arms and ammunition that they suspected were planned for use during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Bihar's Munger district. "Three revolvers, two pistols, four magazines and Rs 10,000 in cash were seized from an arms supplier Pradeep Singh alias Guddu," SP Varun Kumar Sinha said. Acting on...
  • 'War-like store' of arms seized near LoC in Kashmir May 13, 2013

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir state police and army troops in a joint operation unearthed a large cache of arms and ammunition from a location close to the Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan in Poonch district on Saturday evening. A defence spokesman in Jammu said the cache was a "war-like...
  • China among top five arms exporters, India top buyer March 18, 2013

    Beijing: China has become the world's fifth largest exporter of major conventional arms buoyed by Pakistan's growing import from its communist ally, even as India emerged as the leading buyer of weapons, a Swedish think tank said on Monday. China displaced UK to be in the top five arms exporters since...
  • Nagaland Home Minister detained for carrying arms, cash February 18, 2013

    Kohima: Nagaland Home Minister Imkong L Imchen was detained on February 18 near Wokha district for allegedly carrying a cache of arms and ammunition and Rs 1.10 crore in cash in a vehicle, official sources said. Imchen was going to his constituency Koridanga in Mokokchung district from Kohima when...
  • India named world's largest arms importer March 13, 2011

    New Delhi: In its race to join the club of international powers, India has reached another milestone - it's now the world's largest weapons importer. A Swedish think tank that monitors global arms sales has said that India's weapons imports had overtaken China's, as the South Asian nation pushes ahead with...
  • India to sign defence deals worth $ 42 billion February 27, 2011

    New Delhi: India is in the process of signing defence deals worth nearly $42 billion, including a $10.4-billion deal for 126 multi-role combat aircraft, making it one of the most attractive markets for both global and domestic arms industry, an industry study has concluded. The joint study by industry body Confederation...
  • US asks India to buy American arms September 29, 2010

    Washington: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged India to "buy American" as it upgrades its defence capabilities as the United States has the finest military hardware in the world. That was the message she gave to Indian Defence Minister A K Antony during a 30-minute meeting Tuesday when they...
  • Huge cache of ammunition recovered in Kashmir January 24, 2010

    Srinagar: A huge cache of arms and ammunition, including grenades, detonators and over 10 kg of RDX, apparently meant for terrorist attacks ahead of Republic Day, was recovered on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said. "We have recovered 42 under-barrel grenade launchers, 108 grenades, two mines, four...
  • US citizen passes through Delhi customs with arms June 11, 2009

    New Delhi: A US citizen has been caught with a gun and ammunition at the Chennai airport. The weapons were in his luggage which he presented for screening. The Chennai Police have arrested the American traveller after he failed show valid documents for the arms. The American citizen had come from Delhi...