Jawan

  • After missing for 18 years, jawan's body finally reaches home Yesterday

    Mainpuri (UP): Hawaldar Gaya Prasad's body has finally reached home to Mainpuri in Uttar Pradesh after going missing in Siachen for 18 years. An Indian Air Force aircraft made the discovery during a surveillance mission in Siachen. Prasad's body was taken out and flown to a general hospital in Leh where...
  • I was treated better than my expectation in Pakistan: BSF jawan August 8, 2014

    Islamabad: A BSF jawan, who was swept away into Pakistan by strong currents of Chenab river and picked up by Pakistan Rangers, on Friday said that he was treated "better" than his expectation and was looking forward to meeting his family. Satyasheel Yadav told reporters in Pakistan before he was to...
  • Pakistan Rangers to hand over captured BSF soldier to India on Friday August 7, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers on Thursday informed Indian authorities that the Border Security Force (BSF) soldier who got swept away by strong currents of Chenab river will be returned on Friday. The Director General(DG) of Pakistan Rangers on Thursday said that they will soon return the BSF soldier who was captured by...
  • News 360: Passengers push train to free trapped commuter in Perth August 6, 2014

    After realising the staff members' incapacity to rescue a man struck between the platform and train, all the people on station pushed and tilted the train to rescue the man. The incident took place in Perth, Australia. ...
  • Defence Minister pays homage to Kargil martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti July 26, 2014

    On the occasion of 15th Kargil Vijay Diwas, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and the three Service chiefs paid homage to the war heroes at Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate. ...
  • BJP ally Shiv Sena opposes talks with Pakistan July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Slamming the 'sari and shawl' diplomacy with Pakistan, ruling NDA constituent Shiv Sena on Tuesday said that the government should hold no talks with Pakistan and give it a "befitting" reply after the killing of a jawan in shelling at the Line of Control. "What is this sari and...
  • 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...
  • Two CoBRA jawans injured in anti-Naxal operation in Sukma July 6, 2014

    Two CoBRA jawans were injured in a gun-battle between security forces and ultras in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district on Sunday. The jawans received minor injuries in the firing that took place in the restive Karikunda forests of Bhejji region, Sukma Additional Superintendent of Police Neeraj Chandrakar said. A joint team of CoBRA's...
  • 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...
  • STF jawan killed, 23 personnel injured after bus rams into van June 29, 2014

    An STF jawan was killed and 23 other personnel were injured when their bus rammed into a stationary van in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district. The accident took place near Raiput village on NH-63 when the Special Task Force (STF) personnel were heading towards south Bastar for an anti-Naxal operation late Saturday night,...
  • Sambhal: Homeguard jawan shot dead by stepson May 27, 2014

    A homeguard jawan has been shot dead allegedly by his stepson in Chandausi area in Sambhal, police said on Tuesday. Ramfal (45), was shot by his stepson Abhishek using the former's licenced gun Monday night killing him on the spot. The accused has been arrested, the police said adding the incident was...
  • Gadchiroli: 7 security personnel killed in landmine blast triggered by Naxals May 11, 2014

    Gadchiroli: Seven anti-Naxal commandos died and two others got injured in a landmine blast triggered by the Maoists in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli on Sunday morning. The incident occurred at 9:40 am when the policemen were moving for an operational task in the forest between Pavimuranda and Murmuri villages in Chamorshi taluka...
  • 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...
  • J&K: Shopian encounter ends, 2 Army personnel, 3 terrorists killed April 26, 2014

    Srinagar: A Major and an army jawan were killed in the encounter in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. Three terrorists were also killed in the encounter. "The gunfire stopped at 9.15 am. We believe all the militants have been killed," a senior police official said. He said at least two...
  • CRPF personnel commits suicide by shooting himself April 17, 2014

    A CRPF personnel on Thursday allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon at a paramilitary camp in insurgency-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. "Sub-Inspector Badridutt Pandey of 195th battalion of Central Reserve Police Force shot himself with his service rifle at his battalion base camp in Barsoor region this...
  • UP government announces Rs 5 lakh compensation each to Muzaffarnagar rape victims April 1, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday announced a compensation of Rs five lakh each to seven women, who were raped during Muzaffarnagar riots. The state government has decided to give Rs five lakh each, to seven rape victims in Muzaffarnagar district, official sources said. The government has also decided to consider...
  • Modi blasts Congress over weak policies, says its slogan now is 'Mar Jawan, Mar Kisan' March 29, 2014

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday tore into the foreign policy of the UPA government and accused it of neglecting national interests. He also tweaked the "Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan" slogan. Alluding to the alleged incursions by the Pakistan army and beheading of Indian soldiers in 2013, the Gujarat...
  • 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,...
  • GRP jawans accused of looting train passengers March 14, 2014

    Some passengers of a Bihar-bound train have alleged that three GRP personnel looted them, police said on Friday. Around a dozen passengers of a general coach of the Jogbani Express, which started from Anand Vihar railway station in Delhi yesterday, alleged that three GRP jawans boarded the train at Aligarh station,...
  • Congress slams BJP's 'insensivity' of transporting bodies of 15 jawans by train March 14, 2014

    Chhattisgarh's main opposition Congress today accused the BJP government in the state of insensitivity while arranging the transportation of the bodies of the 15 security personnel who died in an attack by the Naxals in Sukma district two days ago. State Congress spokesperson Sushil Anand Shukla said here that the bodies...
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan strongly condemns Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh March 12, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan strongly condemned Tuesday's brazen daytime attack on security personnel by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Jeerum Nullah area. "Deeply saddened by the news of the martyrdom of our police jawans in a cowardly attack by Maoists," Chouhan said in a tweet on the issue. Maoists ambushed a...
  • Chhattisgarh heads for Lok Sabha polls amidst repeated Naxal strikes March 11, 2014

    Raipur: The Naxal strike again in Chhattisgarh just a month ahead of the general elections clearly indicates that the election season would not be an easy ride for security personnel in the state. Nearly 200 heavily armed Maoists opened fire at security personnel in Chhattisgarh's Sukma on Tuesday killing 16...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 27, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Major fire in cracker factory in Mumbai, 9 dead February 27, 2014

    A major fire broke out on Thursday evening at a cracker factory in Alibaug near Mumbai. At least nine people are feared dead in the incident. The incident took place around 3 pm. ...
  • CoBRA jawan injured in face-off with Naxals February 16, 2014

    A CoBRA jawan was injured on Sunday in an encounter between security forces and Naxalites in Maoist-hit Bijapur district, police said. The face-off took place in the forests under Basaguda police station limits early this morning, Bijapur Superintendent of Police Prashant Agrawal said. A joint squad of CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute...
  • PM remembers martyrs as he pays obeisance at Amar Jawan Jyoti January 26, 2014

    As the 65th Republic Day celebrations began, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paid tribute to all those soldiers who sacrificed their lives for our country at the Amar Jawan Jyoti. A moment of silence was observed in homage to the departed souls. ...
  • 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...
  • Adarsh scam: Land belongs to Maharashtra government, says Shinde January 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Rubbishing allegations of corruption in the allotment of flats in the Adarsh housing society, Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday said the charge was baseless. "There was no wrongdoing in Adarsh (flat allotment). The land belongs to the state government and there was no reservation for Kargil (jawans),"...
  • Army, border guards to address mobile signal spillover from Pakistan January 2, 2014

    Expressing concern over mobile signal spillover from Pakistan in the border areas of Western Rajasthan, the newly-appointed South-Western army commander Lt Gen Arun Kumar Sahni said the issue will be addressed in coordination with other agencies engaged in border guarding. Lt Gen Sahni, who assumed the Command of South Western command...