Amarnath Yatra concludes incident-free: CRPF

The CRPF today said that it succeeded in conducting the Amarnath pilgrimage without any incident yet again, despite threats of militant strikes.

Patel quota stir to be expanded to other states, warns Hardik
Patel quota stir to be expanded to other states, warns Hardik

The agitation for quotas for Patels in government jobs and educational institutions will be expanded to other states and include castes like Kurmis and Gujjars, Hardik Patel, who led the stir that plunged Gujarat into violence said on Sunday.

Bodo militants involved in Adivasi killing gunned down

Two senior cadres of Bodo militant outfit NDFB -- who were involved in the massacre of Adivasi people in December last year -- were shot dead in Assam's Chirang district on Saturday, police said.

CRPF jawan deployed at Taslima Nasreen's residence attempts suicide

 A CRPF jawan deployed for the security of exiled Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasrin's residence here today allegedly attempted suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle.

Portion of false ceiling falls at airport in Chennai

A portion of the false ceiling near the domestic arrival area at the airport fell down today creating panic among the people, airport sources here said.

No proposal to replace INSAS rifles for central forces: Minister

 The home ministry on Wednesday said there was no proposal to replace all INSAS rifles given to Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), adding that weapons of different calibres were provided and all weapons had their own utility.

Anti-Naxal operations: 5,000 additional ITBP troops to be deployed in Chhattisgarh

In order to give a boost to anti-Naxal operations in Chhattisgarh's worst affected areas, Centre has sanctioned additional deployment of 5,000 troops of mountain-warfare trained ITBP in the state.

Three CRPF jawans injured in grenade attack in J&K

Three CRPF jawans and two civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on Wednesday, police said.

Central forces to get 50 UAVs for surveillance: Rajnath Singh

 Government has sanctioned procurement of 50 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for central armed police forces like CRPF and BSF, besides deciding to grant some special duty allowances to the troops of these forces deployed in hard duty areas.

Want good ties with Pakistan, will act tough if national pride hurt: Rajnath Singh

On a day Punjab's border district of Gurdaspur was hit by a terror strike, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said India wants to have cordial relations with Pakistan but will give a befitting reply if national pride is challenged.

Protests in Maisuma locality in Srinagar

Protests broke out on Sunday in Maisuma locality of the city, forcing the law enforcing agencies to fire tear smoke shells to disperse the stone-pelting crowd, police said.

CRPF bans open purchase of liquor across units

 CRPF, the country's largest paramilitary force, has prohibited routine purchase of liquor for its jawans and officers after it found consumption of hard drinks was having an "adverse" effect on the health of the troops.

Four held in Bihar ahead of PM Modi's visit

Four people, including three alleged Maoists, were detained in Bihar for suspicious activities ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s day-long visit on Saturday, police said.

228 CRPF jawans committed suicide in last seven years: Govt

A total of 228 CRPF jawans committed suicide in the last seven years even as the government said Yoga has been made compulsory for all paramilitary forces, beginning this year.

Hardcore Maoist nabbed in Bihar

An alleged Maoist ultra was on Saturday nabbed by a joint team of CRPF and Bihar police in Naxal-hit Jamui district.

Five Amarnath yatris, 1 CRPF jawan die; toll rises to 13

 Five Amarnath yatris and a CRPF jawan died of natural causes, taking the death toll during the ongoing yatra to 13 even as the footfall of devotees at the 3,880-metre high cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas on Wednesday crossed the two-lakh mark.

Chhattisgarh: Two CRPF personnel injured in IED blast set off by Naxals

 Two CRPF personnel, including an assistant sub-inspector, were on Monday injured in an IED blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district.

CRPF jawan booked for raping 20-yr-old girl

A CRPF jawan has been booked here on the charges of raping a 20-year-old girl for over a year on the pretext of marrying her, police said on Monday.

Contingency plans for Amarnath Yatra reviewed

To deal with any contingency during the upcoming Amarnath Yatra a high level meeting of officers was on Sunday chaired by the Inspector General Jammu zone to review the security arrangements.

Five CRPF personnel injured in road accident in J&K

 Five personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) sustained injuries on Sunday when their vehicle collided with a truck at Ramban area of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, police said.