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CPI(M) Kashmir criticises DG CRPF for his comment on pellet guns

 Jammu and Kashmir unit of CPI(M) on Tuesday criticised the Director General of CRPF for his statement on use of pellet guns in the Valley, saying it amounted to "erosion of political authority" by the security apparatus in view of the directions from Union Home Ministry.

Feel sorry for using pellet guns against Kashmiri youth but have no other option: CRPF chief

Feel sorry for using pellet guns against Kashmiri youth but have no other option: CRPF chief

K Durga Prasad, Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), has said they “feel sorry” for using pellet guns in Kashmir but added that their hands were tied.

VVIP security cover for Nita Ambani

VVIP security cover for Nita Ambani

After Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani was accorded a 'Z' category security few years ago, the government has now granted 'Y' category security cover of armed CRPF commandos to his wife Nita Ambani.

Burhan Wani protest: Separatists extend shutdown in Valley till July 25 as death toll reaches 44

Burhan Wani protest: Separatists extend shutdown in Valley till July 25 as death toll reaches 44

With Kashmir witnessing unrest following protests over the last few days post killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani, the separatists on Wednesday extended shutdown in the valley up to July 25 even as the authorities have clamped curfew in certain regions.

Bihar announces Rs 25 lakh for each of 10 CRPF personnel killed

Bihar announces Rs 25 lakh for each of 10 CRPF personnel killed

The Bihar government has announced a compensation package for the CRPF personnel who were killed the previous day in a landmine blast by Maoists in Aurangabad district, an official said on Tuesday.

Curfew, separatist called shutdown continues for 11th day in Kashmir

Curfew, separatist called shutdown continues for 11th day in Kashmir

Officially imposed curfew and a shutdown called by the separatists paralysed normal life for the 11th consecutive day in the Valley on Monday.

1987 Hashmipura killings planned by officials: Ex-cop

The massacre of 42 young Muslims at Hashimpura in Uttar Pradesh in 1987 was masterminded by some police and civilian officials.

Curfew clamped in Kashmir ahead of Friday prayers

Curfew clamped in Kashmir ahead of Friday prayers

Curfew was on Friday clamped in Kashmir in view of Friday prayers which see large congregations as authorities apprehended fresh violence in the Valley where 36 persons have died and over 3,100 injured in clashes following the killing of Hizbul militant Burhan Wani last week.

Amarnath yatra: Death toll reaches 10

 An Amarnath pilgrim and a local driver were killed and 23 others injured when their bus collided with a truck on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway Monday, officials said.

REVEALED: Why security officials gunned down Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani

REVEALED: Why security officials gunned down Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani

Days after security forces gunned down Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Muzaffar Wani, a counter-insurgency officer has revealed - Why security officials killed Burhan Wani.

CRPF man killed in Jharkhand gunfight with Maoists

A paramilitary trooper was killed on Monday after a gunfight with Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand, police said.

Burhan Wani death: Three CRPF jawans injured in grenade attack in J&K

Burhan Wani death: Three CRPF jawans injured in grenade attack in J&K

With the valley on the boil following protests over the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, a grenade attack on CRPF troop in Nowhatta, Srinagar resulted in three jawans getting injured.

Encounter breaks out in J&K's Anantnag

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Anantnag district of Kashmir Friday evening, police said.

CRPF trooper shoots self in Kashmir

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper on Wednesday shot and killed himself in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district, police said.

Four jawans injured in terror attack on CRPF camp

Four jawans of the CRPF were injured in a terror attacked on a camp of the force in Litter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday night.

CRPF jawan shoots himself in Chhattisgarh

CRPF jawan shoots himself in Chhattisgarh

Officials said that constable Tejvir Singh (32) of the 217th battalion of the force allegedly shot himself with his official INSA rifle at the Central Reserve Police Force camp in Konta area.

Attack on security forces in Valley a proxy war from across border: J&K govt

Attack on security forces in Valley a proxy war from across border: J&K govt

Jammu and Kashmir Government on Wednesday said the recent attacks in the Valley on security forces were not an ordinary law and order problem but a proxy war from across the border.

No friction between Army, CRPF over Pampore ​operations: Northern Command

No friction between Army, CRPF over Pampore ​operations: Northern Command

The Indian Army's Northern Command on Tuesday denied any friction between the army and the CRPF in handling the Pampore operations, in the wake of reports that the two forces were competing for credit for killing the two militants in the 48-hour long operation.