Jawan

  • Jawan injured in ambush in Assam September 19, 2014

    Sibsagar: A jawan was seriously injured in an ambush by ULFA(I) militants at Kanobari in Assam's Sibsagar district on Friday. The militants exploded two IEDs between two tea gardens at Kherbari Tiniali when jawans of the 4th Rajput Regiment were moving in three trucks to Naharkatia at about 7.30 AM, police...
  • J&K floods: 4 BSF jawans rescued from near the border, says Army commando September 9, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Army commando Dharam Pal talked about the ongoing relief operations being conducted in Jammu. "The toughest thing was that there was no place to carry out the rescue operations. We weren't able to land anywhere. We rescued 4 BSF jawans from near the border," said...
  • Gujarat: Body of second BSF jawan, who had drowned, recovered September 7, 2014

    Kutch: The body of the Border Security Force's jawan, who had drowned on Saturday in Lakki Nala creek during a routine exercise, was recovered from Koteswar area by the local fishermen today, officials said. "Body of BSF Jawan, who went missing after the drowning incident yesterday, was found today by...
  • J&K: 108 jawans airlifted from border out posts September 6, 2014

    Jammu: Indian Air Force and Army Aviation Choppers airlifted 108 BSF and Army men from forward Border Out Posts (BoPs) as floods have badly hit security infrastructure along IndoPak border. "A total of 108 BSF and Army jawans were evacuated from various marooned BoPs and forward posts along IndoPak border...
  • After missing for 18 years, jawan's body finally reaches home August 21, 2014

    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 antiNaxal operation in Sukma July 6, 2014

    Two CoBRA jawans were injured in a gunbattle between security forces and ultras in Chhattisgarh's insurgencyhit 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 gunbattle during antiNaxal operation July 4, 2014

    A CRPF officer was killed on Friday during an antiNaxal 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 NH63 when the Special Task Force (STF) personnel were heading towards south Bastar for an antiNaxal 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 antiNaxal 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 faceoff with Naxals February 16, 2014

    A CoBRA jawan was injured on Sunday in an encounter between security forces and Naxalites in Maoisthit Bijapur district, police said. The faceoff 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...