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May 05, 2017, 20:11 PM IST

SPOs stage armed revolt, 5 injured

At least five persons were injured, including two personnel, in police firing during an armed revolt by Special Police Officers (SPOs) across Assam demanding regularisation of their jobs.

Jun 07, 2015, 12:48 PM IST

Veteran sports scribe A T P Sarathy dead

Veteran sports journalist A T P Sarathy, who had reported on several sporting disciplines with distinction during his long career, died here Sunday of old age.

Aug 24, 2014, 09:36 AM IST

16-member team to represent India in World Youth Bridge

A strong 16-member contingent will represent India in the 15th World Youth Bridge Team Championships to be held in Istanbul, Turkey from August 13 to 23.

Aug 11, 2014, 16:35 PM IST

SPO shoots self in J&K

A Special Police Officer allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Jan 01, 2013, 14:24 PM IST

Maoists kill SPO in Odisha

Maoists gunned down a SPO and injured another in Odisha`s Malkangiri district where `Martyrs Week` is being observed by the rebels.

Jul 29, 2012, 18:39 PM IST

Barket Ali: First SPO to receive gallantry award

Special Police Officer, Jammu and Kashmir, Barket Ali on Thursday became the first SPO to be awarded Shaurya Chakra.

Jan 26, 2012, 18:18 PM IST

Poonch encounter: No other person involved

Ruling out the involvement of
any other police or Army personnel in the recent fake
encounter in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, the
arrested SPO and Territorial Army jawan on Saturday said.

Aug 13, 2011, 22:47 PM IST

J&K police regularises 19 SPOs

J&K police has regularised 19 Special Police Officers of Udhampur and
Reasi districts as constables and followers in the police force.

Jul 24, 2011, 21:06 PM IST

SPO shot dead by Naxals in Dantewada

A Special Police Officer (SPO) was shot dead allegedly by a group of Naxalites in
Chhattisgarh`s Dantewada, a day after seven CRPF jawans were
killed in a landmine blast triggered by the outlaws in the

May 18, 2011, 22:04 PM IST

Woman SPO among couple detained in arms racket in Poonch

A woman Special Police Officer (SPO) and
her husband were detained in connection with an arms racket in
Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Monday.

Apr 26, 2011, 00:08 AM IST

Dismissed SPO arrested in IED recovery case in Jammu

Police has arrested a dismissed
Special Police Officer (SPO) in connection with the recovery
of IEDs in high-security MLA hostel area in Jammu city on
Friday, taking the number of arrests in the case to seven.

Oct 12, 2010, 12:52 PM IST

Tripura CM demands money from Centre for SPO salary

Tripura Chief Minister Manik
Sarkar today demanded financial support from Centre for
enhancing the salaries of Special Police Officers (SPOs), a
contingent of forces helping the police to combat insurgency
in the state.

Jul 14, 2010, 22:40 PM IST

SPOs emerge as Maoists` nemesis in Chhattisgarh

They act as "eyes" of security
forces in the hostile terrain of Chhattisgarh`s Bastar region
in the fight against Maoist rebels and are paying the price
for being that.

May 19, 2010, 21:16 PM IST

Naxals kill SPO`s brother, kidnap 5 villagers in Chhattisgarh

Naxals on Friday killed brother of a
Special Police Officer (SPO) and kidnapped five villagers in
Chhattisgarh`s Kanker district, police said.

May 14, 2010, 22:43 PM IST

Special Police Officer`s pay raised in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman
Singh today announced a raise in the monthly pay of Special
Police Officers from Rs 2,150 to Rs 3,000.

Apr 13, 2010, 00:44 AM IST

SPO shot dead in J-K

Unidentified militants shot dead a
special police officer (SPO) here this evening, police said.

Mar 13, 2010, 00:16 AM IST

Prime accused, SPO arrested in J&K fake currency racket

The prime accused in a fake currency racket was arrested along with a special police officer (SPO) during a raid in Poonch district of J&K, police

Aug 27, 2009, 12:45 PM IST

Villager killed, SPO injured in militant attacks in Doda

A villager was killed and a
security personnel injured by militants in two separate
incidents in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said

Aug 17, 2009, 12:32 PM IST