Arms

  • Manipur activist Irom Sharmila arrested yet again while protesting against AFSPA 29 minutes ago

    Imphal: Manipur activist Irom Sharmila has yet again been arrested while she was protesting against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Imphal. When the police arrived at the protest venue on Friday morning, Irom and her mother resisted arrest, following which the police forcibly picked her up and took...
  • Manipur: Irom Sharmila and her mother resist arrest as police arrive at the protest site 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    Imphal: The police in Imphal arrived at Manipur activist Irom Sharmila's protest venue to arrest her on Friday morning. However, Irom and her mother have been defiant and have been resisting arrest. Irom Sharmila is continuing her protest against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Manipur. Soon after her release,...
  • Irom Sharmila likely to be detained today, heavy police presence at her protest site 3 hours 26 minutes ago

    Imphal: Activist Irom Sharmila is continuing her protest against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Manipur. Soon after her release, Irom refused a medical examination. There is heavy police presence at the protest site in Imphal where she is continuing her hunger strike. She is likely to be...
  • Imphal: Irom Sharmila set free, asks for mass support against AFSPA Yesterday

    Imphal: Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila, who is on indefinite fast for repeal AFSPA in Manipur, has been released from Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Science of Imphal on Wednesday evening. A Manipur Court on Tuesday had ordered Sharmila's release citing lack of evidence on attempted suicide charges. The court had...
  • Irom Sharmila's fast against AFSPA will continue after her release, says her brother Yesterday

    Guwahati: Manipur activist Irom Sharmila's brother has said that she will continue her 14-year-long fast against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. This comes a day after she was acquitted of attempted suicide. "Yesterday, just after hearing the news of Sharmila's release from the court, we were very happy because at...
  • Manipur Court orders release of Irom Sharmila, says no proof against her in attempted suicide case 2 days ago

    Imphal: In a big relief for activist Irom Sharmila, a Manipur Court has ordered her release citing lack of evidence on attempted suicide charges. The court has said that she should be released immediately. Though according to sources, it will take at least two days to complete the formalities of...
  • Gang of 6 armed robbers gun down a man, injure 4 others 4 days ago

    Armed robbers shot dead a man and injured four others before looting cash and valuables from passengers of a train between Hathidah and Rampur Dumra railway stations in Bihar's Patna district. East Central Railway Chief Public Relation Officer Arvind Kumar Rajak said on Sunday that six armed robbers entered a coach...
  • Naxal arrested in Kondagaon 1 week ago

    A Naxal was arrested by a joint team of security personnel in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kondgaon district, a day ahead of the Independence day celebrations, police said. "Jan militia cadre Ramnath alias Billu (27) was apprehended from his native place Rengagodi under Bayanar police station limits," Kondagaon Additional Superintendent of Police Surjit...
  • France to send weapons to Iraq August 13, 2014

    Paris: France says it will send arms to Kurdish forces in Iraq in response to the Kurds' "urgent need" of support against radicals of the Islamic State group. The French presidency said in a statement on Wednesday that the arms shipment will be delivered "in the coming hours" and has been...
  • STF arrests two arms smugglers with weapons August 11, 2014

    The Special Task Force (STF) has arrested two arms smugglers with weapons from a village in Bihar's Begusarai district, police said. Acting on a tip off, a STF team raided Sandalpur village on Sunday night and arrested the arms smugglers Pramod Singh and his son Ranvir Kumar and seized two regular...
  • Police seize arms, ammunition from a car intercepted for speeding August 7, 2014

    Four pistols and ten ammunition were seized from an SUV near a village in Navgachhia police district of Bihar, a senior police official said on Thursday. During checking of vehicles near Ambo village on Wednesday night, the police intercepted a speeding vehicle and recovered the pistols and ammunition from it, Superintendent...
  • Arms smuggler arrested in Noida August 2, 2014

    Police on Saturday arrested an arms smuggler and seized illegal weapons from him. Police nabbed Nasir Khan last night from near senior Mall in Noida. During interrogation, Khan confessed that he was an arms smuggler. Five firearms including one rifle, gun and three country made pistols were recovered from him. Police said that...
  • Iran leader calls Israel "rabid dog", urges arms for Palestinians July 30, 2014

    Dubai: Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday called Israel a "rabid dog" for its attacks on Gaza, and urged Muslims to arm Palestinians to enable them to counter what he termed genocide. About 1,087 Gazans, most of them civilians, have been killed in 22 days of fighting between Israel...
  • US mulling helping Ukraine target deadly rebel missile systems July 27, 2014

    Washington: The Pentagon and American intelligence agencies are developing plans that would enable the US to provide specific locations of deadly surface-to-air missiles with pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine that could be targeted and destroyed by the Ukrainian government, according to a media report. Since the downing of Flight MH17 on...
  • Arms smuggler arrested in Bihar July 21, 2014

    An arms smuggler was arrested from a house here under Town police station of Nawada district, the police said on Monday. Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided the house and arrested Amit Kumar and seized 3.15 bore 55 cartridges from him. The smuggler used to purchase arms and ammunition from...
  • Trader arrested for supplying explosives to Naxals July 21, 2014

    Two persons, including a Bhilai-based businessman, have been arrested for allegedly supplying materials used for making arms and ammunition to Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said in Raipur. Businessman Yogesh Vardani and Ramadhar Verma, a driver who hails from Kerlapal areal of Sukma, were arrested on Saturday night on...
  • Weapons hidden by Maoists in jungle found July 19, 2014

    The police today recovered huge quantity of arms and explosives hidden by Maoist ultras in a jungle in Rohtas district. Superintendent of Police Chandan Kumar Kushwaha said during combing operation in the jungle near Madhukupiya village under Chutia police station, policemen found weapons hidden by Maoists. The arms recovered include three rifles,...
  • 27 militants lay down arms in Afghanistan July 17, 2014

    Kabul: A total of 27 militants on Thursday laid down arms in Afghanistan's Baghlan province. "With these people joining the peace process, security will further improve in Baghlan," Xinhua quoted provincial police chief Aminullah Omarkhil as saying. Omarkhil said the former militants, who laid down their arms at Pul-e-Khumri, capital of Baghlan...
  • Three persons taken into custody over bearing huge cache of arms, ammunition July 8, 2014

    Three persons were arrested on Tuesday with a huge cache of arms and ammunition from different places in Munger district, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off, the police arrested one Md Neyaz from Bardah-Purab Sarai road and seized three automatic pistols and 90 ammunition which he was carrying...
  • Armed criminals loot Rs 3.61 lakh at gun point June 30, 2014

    Armed criminals on Sunday looted Rs 3.61 lakh from an employee of a commercial establishment in Nawada district of Bihar. Police officers said the incident happened when Rajdeo Prasad, an employee of one Pramod Traders at Gola Road, was returning after collecting money from various retailers. "He was waylaid near Bagibardiha crossing...
  • Atomic export group to discuss ties with nuclear-armed India June 24, 2014

    Vienna: An influential world body that controls nuclear exports will address the sensitive issue of closer ties with India - which is outside the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty - at an annual meeting this week, a draft agenda obtained by Reuters showed. The United States, Britain and others have argued that nuclear-armed...
  • Lucknow calm two days after sectarian clashes broke out June 21, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh capital was calm on Saturday, two days after sectarian clashes took place after a prayer meeting over Iraq, officials said. Both the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and the Rapid Action Force (RAF) have been deployed in the old city area after the clashes between Shia and Sunni groups...
  • Guerrilla hideout busted in Kishtwar June 16, 2014

    Jammu: A guerrilla hideout was busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district and a cache of arms and ammunition recovered, a defence official said. "Based on the specific intelligence inputs about presence of a militant hideout, a joint operation was launched by the Rashtriya Rifles and the state police in Bunda...
  • 5 Maoists held, arms and ammunition seized June 16, 2014

    Aurangabad: Five hardcore Maoists have been arrested from a village under Haspura Police Station area in Bihar's Aurangabad district, police said on Monday. Acting on a tip-off, police raided the house of Surendra Rajbanshi in Bishunpura village on Sunday and arrested the CPI(Maoist) ultras, DSP Md Anwar Javed said. The...
  • Narendra Modi on board INS Vikramaditya in Goa June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday had his first outing to a military asset- INS Vikramaditya during which he sent out the message of his government's commitment to the interests of the armed forces. The Navy put up a spectacular show of stealth and pride. 12 ships sailed along, giving...
  • Charges framed against Jundal in arms factory case June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A court on Saturday framed charges against top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Jundal, one of the masterminds of the Mumbai terror attack, and others for allegedly setting up an illegal arms factory. According to sources, during the in-camera hearing, Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash framed charges against the accused...
  • Smuggler arrested, huge cache of arms seized June 4, 2014

    The Special Task Force (STF) on Wednesday arrested an arms smuggler with three country-made pistols and 1000 ammunition from a bus stand in the state capital, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off, the STF team intercepted an ambassador car bearing Uttar Pradesh registration number and arrested the arms...
  • 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,...
  • Naxal carrying reward arrested during a joint operation May 20, 2014

    A Naxal, carrying a reward on his head, was arrested during a combing operation in Kondagaon district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Tuesday. Mainuram was apprehended from Kokodi village under Bayanar police station limits by a joint team of security personnel last night, Kondagaon Additional Superintendent of Police Surjit Atri told...
  • AR Rahman's Los Angeles place defaced and vandalised May 20, 2014

    Mumbai: AR Rahman's Los Angeles place has been defaced, said the Oscar-winning composer today. "Vandalism at my place in LA...," Rahman tweeted yesterday along with a picture.The photograph showed certain letters written in black ink on a wall of his place.After his post, the 48-year-old composer, who won two Oscars...