Security Personnel

  • Nine suspected Maoists arrested in Jharkhand 25-03-2014 03:00 PM

    Nine suspected Maoists, including four women cadres, were caught by security personnel during an operation in Dalma hill area in Seraikela-Kharswan district. "We have taken five men and four women into custody in Maoist-affected Dalma hill under Chandil police station last night," Superintendent of Police, Madan MohanLal said. The arrested...
  • Register defence personnel as voters at their posting place: SC to EC 24-03-2014 03:13 PM

    New Delhi: In a major relief for defence personnel, the Supreme Court on Monday directed Election Commission to register the military personnel as general voters in the constituencies where they are posted. SC also says defence personnel stationed in peace stations as on January, 2014 and till date may register...
  • Three Naxals killed by security personnel during search operation 14-02-2014 08:05 AM

    Three Naxals were gunned down by a joint team of security personnel during a search operation in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Thursday. The incident took place in the forest of Nelnar in Abujhmad area on Wednesday evening, Additional Superintendent of Police O P Sharma told PTI over...
  • 776 security personnel awarded on eve of Republic day 25-01-2014 05:32 PM

    776 police, paramilitary and other security personnel have been awarded service medals on the eve of 65th Republic day. The President's Police Medal for Gallantry has been awarded to four security personnel, 44 policemen have been decorated with the Police Medal for Gallantry. A maximum of 15 medals for bravery...
  • Odisha: Land mines recovered from road in Koraput 23-10-2013 01:17 PM

    Two powerful land mines were recovered on a road in Odisha's Koraput district after which security personnel began sanitising the entire stretch of Koraput-Laxmipur road. The land mines, weighing around 25 kg each, were spotted during a road-widening work on state highway 4 near Laxmipur on Monday evening, police said....
  • Manipur: Powerful bomb seized from roadside, detonated at a safe place 25-09-2013 09:51 AM

    A powerful improvised explosive device (IED), weighing about two and half kgs, was seized along the roadside of Imphal-Jiribam-Silchar national highway (NH) in Manipur's Imphal west district, police said on Wednesday. They said a road opening party (ROP), 18th Sikh Regiment personnel, detected some suspicious object at Konthoujam area on...
  • Naxal killed in encounter with security forces 29-08-2013 04:25 PM

    A Naxal was killed in a fierce gun-battle with security personnel in Maoist-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Thursday. A huge cache of arms and ammunition was also recovered from the encounter spot, they said. "The face off between the ultras and the joint group of CRPF (Central...
  • Bihar: Five security personnel killed in Naxal attack in Aurangabad 18-07-2013 09:27 AM

    Aurangabad: Five security personnel, including three state policemen and two security guards, were killed in a Naxal attack in Aurangabad district of Bihar on Wednesday night. Around 50 armed Naxals arrived at the culvert in Goh area in the district and exploded bombs in a bid to destroy it. However,...
  • J&K: Policeman, terrorist killed in an encounter in Pulwama 01-07-2013 11:17 AM

    Srinagar: A police officer and a terrorist have been killed on Monday during an encounter between the terrorists and the security forces in the Pulwama region of Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter took place at Tral during a counter-insurgency operation launched by the security forces following information about the presence...
  • J&K: Two security personnel injured in an encounter in Pulwama 01-07-2013 08:45 AM

    Srinagar: Two security personnel were injured in an encounter with terrorists in the Pulwama district of south Kashmir on early Monday, police said. The encounter took place at Tral during a counter-insurgency operation launched by the security forces following information about the presence of terrorists in the area, they said....
  • Controversial AFSPA completes 55 years despite protests for its removal 23-05-2013 08:41 AM

    Imphal: It has been 55 years since the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) was first introduced. The longest demonstration against it has been on in Manipur with Irom Sharmila on a fast for over 12 years now. This April, Rashida Manjoo, the United Nations envoy on Violence Against...
  • Manipur: Rapes, murders and AFSPA 16-01-2013 09:20 PM

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  • Ten years of Parliament attack: Any lessons learnt? 13-12-2011 11:56 PM

    The families of martyrs have submitted a memorandum to the President asking her to expedite execution of Afzal Guru. ...
  • Parliament attack: Has Govt forgotten the martyrs? 13-12-2011 08:22 PM

    Delay in the hanging of Afzal Guru upsets families of the nine security staff, who lost their lives in the attack. ...
  • 12 pro-Taliban militants killed in Pakistan 06-12-2011 10:07 PM

    Islamabad: Twelve pro-Taliban militants were killed and five security personnel injured in two separate incidents in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said. Security forces killed 12 militants associated with a banned group during a clash in Kurram region near the Afghan border, officials said. Several militants and two security personnel...
  • Jammu and Kashmir seeks more security forces 29-04-2011 10:36 AM

    Jammu: Amid fears of another summer of riots and violence, the Jammu and Kashmir government has requisitioned additional forces from New Delhi to provide security during the upcoming Amarnath pilgrimage. The state has asked for nearly 70 companies, or an estimated 7,000 personnel, for security of the pilgrims, official sources...
  • 2 CRPF jawans, policeman injured in J&K 17-08-2006 03:31 PM

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