Security forces

Iraq: Curfew imposed in Baghdad after 21 shot dead in anti-government rallies

So far, at least 21 people have been reported killed and hundreds have been wounded since the violence between security forces and anti-government demonstrators first erupted.

published on : 3rd October 2019

At least 11 Afghan police killed in Taliban attack

The attack comes days after millions of Afghans went to the polls to vote for their next president.

published on : 1st October 2019

Surprise checks at Ganesh pandals in Hyderabad

Pandal organisers, residents of apartments and colony associations have been directed to install CCTVs to monitor and prevent illegal activities during the festival.

published on : 10th September 2019

Security forces detain Kashmir journalist, release him on bond

Irfan Malik, a correspondent with the Greater Kashmir newspaper, was detained from his home in Tral in Pulwama district.

published on : 16th August 2019

Troop deployment in Jammu and Kashmir based on internal security situation: MHA

Sources in the ministry also said 100 companies (10,000 personnel) of central forces had been ordered for deployment about a week ago and they which are in the process of reaching their destinations.

published on : 2nd August 2019

Over 28,000 security personnel being deployed in 'vulnerable' parts of Kashmir 

No reason was given for the sudden deployment of over 280 companies late in the evening.

published on : 2nd August 2019

Militant gunned down in encounter with security forces in J&K's Sopore

The identity and group affiliation of the slain ultra were being ascertained.

published on : 17th July 2019

High alert in Jammu and Kashmir as Jaish militants sneak in

The alert was issued after the intelligence agency confirmed about the infiltration of some terrorists in the region from the across the border.

published on : 1st June 2018

Mortar attack kills 13 civilians in north Afghanistan where Taliban battles military 

An Afghan official says at least 13 civilians, including women and children, have been killed after their house was hit by mortars during a battle with Taliban in northern Faryab province.

published on : 12th August 2017

Security forces gun down two militants at Kashmir's Pulwama district

Security forces launched a search operation in Satoora forest area of Tral, on information about the presence of some militants there, a police official said.

published on : 15th July 2017

Authorities impose curfew in Valley amid tension over killing of Hizbul commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat

A curfew will be imposed in seven police station areas of the city tomorrow as a pre-emptive measure to prevent spread of violent protests which took place today.

published on : 27th May 2017

Kashmir tense after students stage protests; colleges, universities closed

Due to the clashes, the traffic movement on Maulana Azad Road was halted, causing traffic jams in the city centre.

published on : 17th April 2017