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With suicides and fratricides on the rise, CRPF turns to village-style get-togethers

Fratricides involving CRPF jawans are already at their highest ever numbers in 2021. Worryingly, even the number of suicides may be at a new high by the end of this year.

09 Nov 2021

Fratricides on rise, CRPF plans informal discussion forums for jawans

A total of 16 deaths in fratricide have been reported from CRPF in the last four years with six jawans dying in five shootouts this year alone. 

09 Nov 2021

'Big' anti-Naxal operation on the cards, forces to resume two-pronged offensive against Naxal: Home Ministry

Forces are eyeing a target of setting up as many as 24 Forward Operating Bases (FOBs), including ten in Chhattisgarh, seven in Maharashtra, six in Jharkhand and one in Odisha, before the year-end.

03 Nov 2021

Two-pronged offensive against Naxals planned

“CoBRA, CRPF’s anti-Naxal specialized wing, in coordination with various state police forces is closely monitoring the movement of Maoists especially the senior rank holders.

03 Nov 2021

Alert against Pakistan's ISI plan to target festivities: Intel

According to a source, “The planning involves men, material and finance. An alert has been issued. Security has been upgraded particularly at government installations.” 

31 Oct 2021

NCM seeks reports from several states on relief steps taken for 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims

Delhi, Jharkhand, Orissa, West Bengal, Bihar, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh have been directed to submit reports to the commission

30 Oct 2021

Afghan minorities could get citizenship before CAA comes into effect: NCM chairperson

Lalpura, who took over as NCM chairperson last month, said he had raised the issue with Union Home minister Amit Shah, who had assured him that this would be a priority for the Modi government.

28 Oct 2021

250 terrorists at LoC waiting to sneak in by 2021 end, says intel

Even though India and Pakistan agreed to ceasefire in February this year, a large number of terrorists’ movement has been noticed along the LoC, a senior security official told this newspaper.

26 Oct 2021

Troop infusion in J&K ahead of Shah's visit, 5,000 sent

Shah’s three-day visit to Valley starts today

23 Oct 2021

CRPF DG in Kashmir Valley to expedite work on safe camps for labourers

Sources said the main purpose of Kuldeep Singh's visit, which comes in the wake of a spate in targeted killings of non-locals, is to review the final arrangements made for the proposed security camps.

19 Oct 2021

Harkat 313: New terror outfit posing threat to security grid

BSF and the army are on high alert as Pakistan is desperately trying to push terrorists into India just before the onset of winter.

16 Oct 2021

Killing of J&K civilians aimed at denting ‘normalcy’ claim?

Experts feel militant outfits could be trying to send out a message ahead of Amit Shah’s visit to J&K this month

09 Oct 2021

Shah to chair meet on civilian deaths in J&K, Afghanistan crisis 

According to a senior official, data compiled, about violence in the Valley, shows that both civilian and security personnel toll have decreased in Kashmir over the past year.

07 Oct 2021

Naga accord likely by Christmas as top leaders reach Delhi for talks

Thuingaleng Muivah, emissary of the NSCN (IM) collective leadership VS Atem and other top leaders such as RH Raising reached Delhi to finalise the agenda.

06 Oct 2021

INTERVIEW| COVID pandemic hit anti-Naxal operations in Chhattisgarh: DGP DM Awasthi

The police chief defended his force against the charges of going slow on Naxals and expressed hope that several successful operations against the extremists will be carried out in the near future.

02 Oct 2021

Intel warns of spurt in terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir valley

Over the past few years, multiple reports prepared by the United Nations have claimed that groups like the JeM and LeT were working in close coordination with the Taliban.

26 Sep 2021

Union Home Minister Amit Shah to review situation in Naxal-hit areas with 10 CMs on Sunday

The states invited for the meeting are  Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal.

25 Sep 2021

Intel alert warns of ‘spectacular terror attack’ in J&K during Modi’s US visit

Highly-placed sources said that terror groups are attempting to carry out a fidayeen attack against a senior police officer or target a government installation. 

24 Sep 2021

Hit & run is new tactic of terror groups in J&K

Terror groups, diminished by a spate of anti-terror operations, have changed their tactics from fighting pitched gun battles with security forces to hit-and- run attacks.

23 Sep 2021

RN Ravi submits resignation, path clear for naming new Naga interlocutor

RN Ravi resigned as the interlocutor for the Naga peace talks, the home ministry said, adding his resignation has been accepted with immediate effect.

23 Sep 2021

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