CRPF DG retires, govt yet to name successor

CRPF Chief Dilip Trivedi on Sunday retired from service even as the government is yet to appoint a new Director General for the country's largest paramilitary force.

Javed Akhtar pens song for CRPF; Prez to unveil it

Renowned lyricist Javed Akhtar has penned a patriotic and valour-filled song for the country`s largest paramilitary force CRPF, which is celebrating it`s 75th year of raising this year.

Six Maoists surrender in Odisha

Six Maoists, involved in several naxal operations, surrendered before the police in Odisha`s Malkangiri district on Monday "due to disillusionment with rebel activities."

Tender for night vision devices for Naxal ops

The government has floated global tenders to procure about 4,000 specialised "human detecting" night vision devices .

Catch the big fish: PC on anti-Naxal operations

Catch the big fish. This was a clear message from Union Home Minister P Chidambaram to about 30 Superintendents of Police serving in Naxal-hit areas.

Helicopters unavailable for anti-Naxal operations

Only one helicopter is
catering to over 70,000 central police troops deployed for
anti-Naxal operations as six other choppers are
out of service for various reasons for almost two months.

Anti-Naxal ops: Over 2000 retired Armymen to train CRPF

The improvised explosive devices and hidden landmines have become a reason for worry.

CRPF forms counter-IED teams consisting of retired officials

The CRPF, which is in the
forefront of anti-Naxal operations across the country, has
begun the process of preparing special counter-IED teams
comprising more than 2100 of its retired officials.

ISRO-enabled control room for anti-Naxal ops

A state-of-the-art control room with giant TV screens that will help track the offensive of security forces in Naxal strongholds with satellite imaging and GPS has been activated at the CRPF headquarters here.

‘IAF capable of offensive anti-Naxal ops’

IAF chief however said a decision on the offensive was in the government`s hands.

IAF choppers to be withdrawn from UN missions from November

With an aim of augmenting logistical support for paramilitary forces in the anti-Naxal operations, Indian Air Force will start withdrawing its 20 helicopters from the UN peace-keeping missions from November.

Ten helicopters to be pressed into anti-Naxal operations

A fleet of 10 helicopters will be
pressed into service to assist the over 80,000 heavily armed
central paramilitary troops as part of an elaborate anti-Naxal
offensive across the country.