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DRDO develops corner-shot rifle for counter-insurgency

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 15:18

India`s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a corner-shot rifle for the special forces that provides greater safety during counter-insurgency operations as its user is not in the direct line of fire, a top official has said.

CRPF to get special duty allowances: Sushilkumar Shinde

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 21:33

Sushilkumar Shinde assured CRPF jawans and officers that they will get special allowances for rendering hard duties in anti-Naxal operations.

Army trains wards of ex-servicemen for recruitment

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 14:27

Army has provided a two-week long training to wards of ex-servicemen for their recruitment in its forces.

Suicides claim more lives in Army than bullets

Last Updated: Sunday, March 04, 2012, 17:31

Suicides proved to be the Army`s biggest adversary than enemy`s bullets with around 100 troops losing their lives in acts of self-annihilation.

‘3 Idiots’ UAV inducted into counter-insurgency ops

Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2012, 17:04

The UAV, that awed viewers in the Bollywood hit "3 Idiots", has been officially inducted into the paramilitary forces.

Tripura to step up counter insurgency operations

Last Updated: Friday, October 21, 2011, 18:15

Counter insurgency operations would be intensified by Tripura govt following a notification by the Centre on link up of two insurgent groups.

Five militants arrested in Manipur

Last Updated: Sunday, August 28, 2011, 18:27

A militant of Kangleipak Communist Party-Moramba Faction identified as K Gouramani was arrested by police from Imphal.

Three more CIAT schools in Jharkhand proposed to counter ultras

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 14:19

Three Counter Insurgency and Anti- Terrorism (CIAT) Schools will be set up in Jharkhand to give specialised training to counter guerrilla warfare, officials said Tuesday.

Petraeus commends Pakistan`s counterinsurgency

Last Updated: Monday, December 27, 2010, 08:58

Pakistan recognised need to do more to solidify gains in FATA, said Petraeus.

Chhattisgarh opens three counter-insurgency schools

Last Updated: Friday, July 16, 2010, 14:34

Chhattisgarh, the state worst hit by Maoist violence, Friday announced the opening of three counter-insurgency and anti-terrorism schools to train policemen to take on the left wing rebels.

WB moots counter insurgency force to combat Naxals

Last Updated: Thursday, May 06, 2010, 23:42

The West Bengal government has decided to raise a counter insurgency force on the lines of Greyhounds in Andhra Pradesh to combat Maoists in the state.

US must reassure Pakistan about India, says US official

Last Updated: Friday, April 30, 2010, 13:31

With Pak`s traditional defence posture still geared to conventional military conflict with India and not counterinsurgency, a top Pentagon official says the US needs to reassure an Islamabad wary about growing India-US relations.