India, China likely to hold joint army exercise next month

India and China are likely to hold a joint "Hand-in-Hand" army exercise next month in Pune that will focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops in along the border in Ladakh region.

Suspected NLFT insurgents abduct 11 construction labourers

Suspected insurgents of banned National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) have abducted 11 persons from Amchurmukh, near Rajivnagar in Mamit district of neighbouring Mizoram, a senior police official said on Saturday.

Security forces asked to remain alert in Chhattisgarh

Security personnel in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region have been asked to remain extra cautious following inputs of a possibility of further strikes by the Naxals.

Bollywood's 'Haider' may not be released in Pakistan
Bollywood's 'Haider' may not be released in Pakistan

Pakistan Film Censor Board may not give the NOC (No Objection Certificate) to the Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming Bollywood movie 'Haider', it has been reported.

India will effectively tackle terrorism: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday expressed confidence about effectively tackling problems of terrorism and insurgency faced by the country.

Four ultras surrender in Chhattisgarh during 'foundation week'

Four Naxals, including a woman, surrendered in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kondagaon district on the sidelines of the 'foundation week' being observed by outlawed CPI (Maoist) to mark ten years of its inception.

India-Bangladesh to discuss insurgents issue, BGB team coming

India is likely to ask Bangladesh to flush out North East insurgents hiding in its territory and check cross-border movement of smugglers and illegal migrants during the forthcoming parleys between the two border guarding forces here.

By-poll to elect sarpanchs held in Odisha

By-election for the post of sarpanch in two panchayats in Maoist-hit Malkangiri district was held here Tuesday peacefully amid tight security.

Two tribals kidnapped in Tripura

Insurgents of banned National Liberation Front of Tripura have allegedly kidnapped two tribal youths from a remote hamlet near the Indo-Bangla border in Gomati district, the police said today.

Two militants held, bombs seized in Manipur

Two militants were arrested and several powerful bombs recovered from different areas of Manipur, police said on Tuesday.

Combined India-Nepal military exercise begins

A combined military exercise between Indian and Nepalese armies commenced here on Monday with a top army commander saying both the armies have to learn much from each other, especially in handling modern-day challenges of insurgency and terrorism.

C`garh to offer special package to doctors in Naxal-hit areas

To overcome the acute shortage of doctors in Chhattisgarh`s insurgency-hit regions, the state government is working on a "special package" to offer certain facilities, besides lucrative salary, to the specialists for their posting in such areas.

Insurgency claimed 2400 lives in Assam since 2001: Minister

2,400 persons were killed and over 5,500 people injured by militant organisations in Assam since 2001, the state Assembly was informed on Monday.

Ukraine army takes control of shattered border post

Crouching behind sandbags next to the bombed out remains of a roadside cafe that once catered for truck drivers and tourists, Ukrainian troops guarded the Dolzhansky border post with Russian.

Iraqi parties pursue talks that could oust Maliki over insurgency

Iraqi party leaders planned delicate talks that could end Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki`s divisive rule after a top Shi`ite cleric called for a new premier to be chosen without delay to tackle Islamist rebels threatening to tear apart the country.

Ukraine leader declares week-long ceasefire in east

Ukraine`s new Western-backed president on Friday declared a week-long unilateral ceasefire and unveiled a sweeping plan for curbing a pro-Russian insurgency that killed 13 more soldiers in fierce clashes in the eastern rustbelt.

Second European team missing in east Ukraine

A second team of European monitors was reported missing in restive eastern Ukraine on Friday despite army claims it had regained control over much of the separatist rust belt.

Four girls escape Boko Haram, 219 still missing: Official

Four more girls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants last month have escaped their captors, the education commissioner for Nigeria`s Borno state said on Wednesday, leaving 219 still missing.

Myanmar, India ink accord to curb insurgency, trafficking

Myanmar and India signed an agreement here to prevent insurgency and curb human trafficking through the border areas of the two neighbouring countries, a media report said on Saturday.

Insurgency issue in Manipur can be solved through talks: Rahul

Evading a direct reply on withdrawal of AFSPA from Manipur, Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that the insurgency problem there like in Assam could be solved through discussions, devolution of power and love.