CRPF

  • Jharkhand polls: CRPF Cobra battalion carries out live combing cum area domination operation Yesterday

    CRPF's cobra battalion has carried out a live combing cum area domination operation in a forest in Jharkhand. These operations are done before the polls as a measure to counter Naxals in the region. ...
  • CRPF Cobra battalion carries out live combing cum area domination operation ahead of polls in Jharkhand 2 days ago

    Ranchi: CRPF's cobra battalion has carried out a live combing cum area domination operation in a forest in Jharkhand. These operations are done before the polls as a measure to counter Naxals in the region. Jharkhand will go in for five phase polls which begin on November 25. The state is...
  • Hyderabad business tycoon failed kidnap case: Police arrest a former CRPF constable as main accused 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: After a vice chairman of Aurobindo Pharmaceuticals was shot at by an assailant armed with an AK-47 in Banjara Hills in Hyderabad, the police on Thursday detained a former CRPF constable as the main accused in the case. The constable was part of a CRPF team which had misplaced...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 1 week ago

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  • Hisar row: Centre sends 14 CRPF companies to Haryana November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has sent 1400 CRPF personnel to Hisar to maintain law and order after the Punjab and Haryana High Court issued an arrest warrant against self-styled godman Sant Rampal. His ashram has now turned into a fortress with disciples gathering around it to prevent the police from...
  • J&K: Two terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Kulgam November 14, 2014

    Kulgam: Two terrorists have been gunned down in an encounter in Kulgam. One Rashtriya Rifle and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on Thursday evening. The joint party was fired upon by the terrorists triggering an encounter between the two sides. Arms and ammunition has been recovered from the...
  • NIA team claims it's being targeted for probing Burdwan blast after crude bomb thrown near camp November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the Burdwan blast has claimed that it is being targeted after a crude bomb was thrown near its office in the CRPF camp in Kolkata on Monday where the agency is stationed. The NIA has claimed that the blast was orchestrated as they...
  • J&K: 2 security personnel injured in terrorrist attack in Kulgam November 8, 2014

    Srinagar: At least two security personnel were injured in a militant attack on Saturday in south Kashmir's Kulgam district. A road opening party of CRPF was fired upon by ultras in a village near Qazigund on Saturday evening, resulting in injuries to two personnel, police said. The terrorists escaped taking advantage of...
  • J&K: CRPF vehicle set on fire in Srinagar, 2 dead November 8, 2014

    Srinagar: A CRPF vehicle has been set on fire after it hit a bike in Srinagar. Two people have been killed in the accident. Protests broke out on the streets of Srinagar after the accident. Police resorted to aerial firing and teargas shelling to disperse off the mob. More details are awaited....
  • Army, Police take stock of security arrangements for J&K polls November 5, 2014

    Jammu: Senior officers of various security and intelligence agencies in the state met on Tuesday to take stock of the security arrangements for the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections. The Core Security Group meeting, which was held at Nagrota-based 16 Corps Headquarters, took stock of the prevailing security situation...
  • Chhattisgarh: Naxal leader Bijja who killed 136 policemen arrested November 3, 2014

    Dantewada: In a big catch for the Chhattisgarh Police, Naxal leader Hemant Mandavi alias Bijja, accused in the gruesome Dantewada and Tadmetla killings has been arrested. Bijja is one of the accused of the Dantewada mass massacre where 76 CRPF personnel were killed. Police claim that he was responsible for the murder...
  • Twelve Naxals surrender in Kanker district October 31, 2014

    Kanker: In yet another setback to the Maoist movement in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region, 12 Naxals surrendered on Friday in Kanker district taking the total number of those laying down their arms to 315 this year in the state. As many as 12 ultras, carrying reward on their heads turned themselves in...
  • Trilokpuri communal clash: 14 arrested for spreading rumours October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Police on Sunday arrested 14 persons for spreading rumours and fanning tension in east Delhi's Trilokpuri locality even as no fresh violence was reported and situation remained "under control" despite being tense in the area which has been on the boil during the last three days following a...
  • CRPF screens films in Naxal-hit areas to connect with tribals October 24, 2014

    Raipur: Reaching out to tribals in Chhattisgarh's worst Maoist-hit Sukma district, CRPF has launched a new initiative of screening Bollywood movies for them as it feels that it would expose the people from the remote backward region to the mainstream. Under this initiative, 'Kick' starring Salman Khan was screened on October...
  • RAF to set up five new battalions in country: DG CRPF October 7, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Rapid Action Force (RAF) will set up five new battalions in the country, Director General, Central Reserve Protection Force (CRPF) announced in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. "The Centre has realised usefulness of RAF and therefore has decided to set up five new RAF battalions across the country," Dilip Trivedi, DG of...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to flag off CRPF marathon on October 12 September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricket star Sachin Tendulkar will flag off the first-ever 'unity' marathon run being hosted here by the country's largest paramilitary CRPF on October 12. The force will conduct 'Run for Unity' half-marathon as part of celebrating 75 years of its raising in 2014. "Master blaster Sachin...
  • Srinagar: Terrorists open fire at CRPF bunker, kill one September 26, 2014

    Srinagar: Terrorists opened fire at a CRPF bunker and shot dead a jawan in Aalikadal area of the city on Friday, a senior official of the force said. "Militants attacked our personnel at Aalikadal in downtown city this evening, resulting in injuries to one jawan," the officer said. He said the injured...
  • CRPF suspends 17 personnel for lapses during Tongpal encounter in Chhattisgarh September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Reserve Police Force on Saturday suspended 17 personnel for alleged lapses during the Tongpal encounter in Chhattisgarh which took place in March this year. Twenty policemen were killed when their search party was ambushed in Chhattisgarh. A further probe on the matter is expected to take...
  • CRPF eyes bullet proof vehicles as VVIP protection duties rise August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: With an increasing number of highprofile personalities coming under its security cover, the Central Reserve Police Force has decided to provide these VVIPs with bulletproof protection during their movements across the country. The force, which has recently been entrusted with the security of BJP chief Amit Shah under...
  • Border violence: Locals slam Assam police August 21, 2014

    Guwahati The situation along the AssamNagaland border remains tense after three people were killed in police firing on Wednesday. Even as the Chief Ministers of both states have decided to put in place a joint mechanism to prevent similar flare ups, the anger is palpable among the locals. CRPF soldiers...
  • Frustrated with the exploitation by senior cadres, seven Maoists surrender in Raipur August 20, 2014

    Seven Maoists, including their two selfstyled hardcore deputy commanders, involved in serious criminal offences, on Wednesday surrendered before the CRPF in Raipur. The rebels, one of them a woman, surrendered at the headquarters of 65 battalion of Central Reserve Police Force at Baradera on Wednesday afternoon, battalion Commandant Satyendra Kumar Singh...
  • Blame game between Centre, Gogoi over brutal security crackdown at AssamNagaland border August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The blame game has begun on Wednesday between the Narendra Modi government and Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi over the brutal security crackdown and deteriorating situation at the AssamNagaland border. Nine people from Nagaland have been allegedly killed by armed groups in Assam last week. The Ministry of Home...
  • 3 CoBRA personnel injured in an encounter with Naxals in Kodanar forests August 19, 2014

    Three CoBRA jawans were on Monday injured in a gunbattle between paramilitary forces and Maoists in insurgencyhit Dantewada district. The encounter took place in restive forests of Kodanar under Aranpur Police Station limits when security forces were returning after an antiNaxal operation in the region early this morning, Dantewada Superintendent of...
  • Naxal arrested in Kondagaon August 14, 2014

    A Naxal was arrested by a joint team of security personnel in Chhattisgarh's insurgencyhit 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...
  • Naxal arrested in Kanker during searching operation August 13, 2014

    Security forces on Wednesday apprehended a suspected Naxal from the Kanker district of Chhattisgarh during an operation. Officials said the incident occurred in the Ghumsimund forests of the district early on Wednesday when a patrol squad of forces led by paramilitary CRPF was out for an operation. "A Naxal commander Phool Singh...
  • Murtunda forests: 2 CRPF personnel killed in an encounter with Maoists August 10, 2014

    Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and another was injured in an encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh's insurgencyhit Bijapur district on Sunday, police said. The exchange of fire took place in the forests of Murtunda village under the Basaguda police station limits in which two CRPF men were...
  • CRPF jawan killed in encounter with Naxals August 9, 2014

    A CRPF jawan was killed on Saturday in an exchange of fire with Naxals in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said. The incident took place at Murdanda village under the Avapalli police limits when a CRPF patrol team from 168th battalion were proceeding for a roadopening, and Naxals opened indiscriminate fire...
  • Govt deploys 1,000 fresh BSF personnel to bolster antiNaxal ops July 30, 2014

    The government has deployed a fresh contingent of about 1,000 Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in Chhattisgarh to bolster antiNaxal operations in the state. The specially trained contingent of the paramilitary will be inducted to operate in Kanker district of the state, situated in the southern part of the state just...
  • Naxal killed in faceoff with CRPF Sukma district July 28, 2014

    A Naxal was killed and three personnel of Central Reserve Police Force including an assistant commandant were injured in a shootout in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Monday, police said. The incident took place in the forest near Ramaram village under Chintagufa police station limits, Sukma Superintendent of Police D Shrawan told...
  • Maoist involved in killing of two CRPF personnel held July 27, 2014

    A hardcore Maoist allegedly involved in the killing of two CRPF personnel during the recently held Lok Sabha elections was arrested on Sunday from a forest area of Munger district in Bihar, police said. Arrested Maoist Bipin Mandal was a named accused in the attack on CRPF personnel in Munger on...