CRPF jawan shoots himself dead in Jamshedpur

A CRPF jawan allegedly shot himself dead in a camp in Chakradharpur sub-division of Seraikela-Kharswan district, police on Wednesday said.

Encounter breaks out between security forces, militants in Kashmir's Pulwama district

An encounter broke out this evening between security forces and militants in Tral area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.

CRPF seeks tribals' support to thwart evil designs of Maoists

With an aim of countering the 'anti-developmental' propaganda of Maoists, the CRPF has devised a new strategy of putting up hoardings in local dialect to seek tribals' support in construction of a National Highway in Chhattisgarh's worst insurgency-hit Sukma district.

Security cover of former Ministers, Meira Kumar withdrawn

Security of several VIPs including former Union Ministers and Speaker Meira Kumar has been totally withdrawn while the elite 'Black Cat' NSG commandos provided to Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh may be replaced by CRPF.

Orissa HC directs submission of probe report on top cop

 The Orissa High Court on Thursday asked state Vigilance Directorate to submit before it in a sealed cover the preliminary inquiry report based on which an FIR was registered against former DGP Prakash Mishra who is now DG of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

60 IEDs found during operation against Maoists

 In a joint anti-Naxal operation by CRPF, STF and Bihar Police, 60 IEDs were on Wednesday found in Bhimbandh forest in the state's Munger district.

Be brave but save your life: CRPF boss to troops

CRPF chief Prakash Mishra on Monday asked his troops to undertake dare-devil operations in anti-Naxal and anti-insurgency hit areas in the country but ensure a 'zero' casualty rate by doing these tasks smartly and tactically.

11 security personnel injured in clash with protesters in J&K

Nine policemen and two CRPF jawans were on Thursday injured in a clash with an angry mob protesting the alleged custodial death of a villager in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, officials said.

Maharashtra seeks MI-17 chopper, continuation of CRPF in Naxal areas

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday sought from the Centre more paramilitary forces and large MI-17 helicopter for smoother combing operations in Naxal-hit areas of the state.

Protesters demand remains of Afzal Guru in J&K, one dead in police firing

At least one person was dead and another injured on Monday when security forces fired at protesters demanding the remains of Parliament attack accused Afzal Guru in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Four injured as Naxals target passenger bus in Chhattisgarh

Four persons, including a woman, were on Monday injured as a private passenger bus they were travelling in was hit by a landmine blast triggered by the Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district.

Govt's big hiring drive to recruit over 62,000 constables

In one of its biggest recruitment drives, government has announced hiring of over 62,000 young men and women as constables in central paramilitary and police organisations this year.

Krishna Chaudhary appointed new ITBP chief

Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Krishna Chaudhary will take over as the new Director General (DG) of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).

CRPF bags maximum gallantry medals for anti-Naxal ops

The country's largest paramilitary force CRPF has bagged the maximum number of gallantry medals at 36 this Republic Day with eight of these bravery awards being accorded posthumously to the paramilitary personnel.

Anti-Naxal operations in five districts to continue: SP

The ongoing joint anti-naxal operation in five districts will continue till the contiguous areas are rooted out of extremists, police said on Monday.

All big anti-Naxal ops to be cleared by force HQs: CRPF DG

All big operations in Left wing extremism-hit states, which require large-scale mobilisation of security forces, will be cleared after approvals from the CRPF headquarters, the new chief of the country's lead anti-Naxal operations force said.

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Elite CoBRA gear up for first Republic Day outing on Rajpath

The first time that an American President attends the Republic Day function as the chief guest will also mark the maiden outing at the annual parade of India's elite jungle warfare commando contingent, CoBRA, whose combat overalls have been patterned on that of the US Special Forces.

Change strategy to counter Maoists: CRPF chief

Bhubaneswar: It is time to change the strategy to counter Maoists in Odisha with more focus on programmes which woos people from rebel influence, the CRPF chief said Tuesday.

CRPF plans to relocate its personnel within Odisha: DG

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Tuesday said it will relocate its personnel in the Sunabeda Sanctuary in Nuapada district after it has been identified as the most troubled area in Odisha.