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Fake surrender? 'CRPF, Jharkhand police lured innocent youth to pose as naxals to boost figures'

Fake surrender? 'CRPF, Jharkhand police lured innocent youth to pose as naxals to boost figures'

NHRC Chairperson said that the allegations with respect to the fake surrender of innocent youth posing as naxals in Jharkhand were found to be prima facie true.

CRPF to create special facilities for men maimed in ops

With hundreds of its men having suffered serious injuries in anti-Naxal and other operations, paramilitary CRPF has decided to create some exclusive on-job facilities for the differently-abled troops.

CRPF set to appoint Rio silver medallist PV Sindhu as Commandant and brand ambassador

CRPF set to appoint Rio silver medallist PV Sindhu as Commandant and brand ambassador

PV Sindhu would be asked to hold motivational sessions with troops when she is not playing or practising.

BSF troops deployed in J&K after 12 years

The Border Security Force (BSF), which was taken off counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir in 2004, was today deployed in the summer capital here after a gap of 12 years.

Nation needs to restrain use of pellet guns by paramilitary: Congress

Expressing dismay over the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) warning that more fatalities could take place in restive Jammu and Kashmir if the use of pellet guns are banned, the Congress Party on Saturday said in a democracy a more humane approach is the need of the hour.

More fatalities if pellet guns are banned: CRPF tells J&K HC

More fatalities if pellet guns are banned: CRPF tells J&K HC

The CRPF said it has fired around 3,500 pellet cartridges from July 9 to August 11 during violence by protesters in the Valley.

Four Naxals killed in Dantewada

Four Naxals, including a 'commander-rank' woman cadre, were on Wednesday gunned down while a jawan was injured in an encounter between security personnel and the ultras in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.

Terrorists open fire on security forces in Kashmir; five personnel injured

Terrorists open fire on security forces in Kashmir; five personnel injured

In an untoward incident, terrorists opened fire on security forces in Nowhatta area of Srinagar on Monday.

Hunt on to nab the person who applied for CRPF job using PM Narendra Modi's name and photo

Hunt on to nab the person who applied for CRPF job using PM Narendra Modi's name and photo

It's really shocking how a miscreant used PM Narendra Modi's name to get a job in CRPF!

Curfew, protest shutdown continues in Kashmir

Protest rallies and marches also took place at Koil, Bijbehara and some other places in south Kashmir where the security forces did not intervene.

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.