Ansari voices concern over rights violations by forces

Voicing concern over human rights violations by police and security forces, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday said the situation is acute in Jammu and Kashmir, Northeast and Naxal-belt from where complaints are received about misuse of laws like Armed Forces Special Powers Act.

Iraqi security forces enter Baiji refinery: Reports

Security forces entered Iraq`s largest refinery for the first time on Tuesday after months of battling Islamic State militants who had surrounded it, a police colonel said.

One dead as Kenya police raid radical mosques

One man was killed Monday as Kenyan security forces raided mosques in the port city of Mombasa searching for weapons and radical supporters of Somalia`s Al-Qaeda affiliated Shebab militants, police said.

Two Maoists arrested by security forces in Chhattisgarh

Two wanted Maoists were arrested during a search operation by security forces in the insurgency-hit Kanker district of Chhattisgarh today, police said.

Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in J&K

A terrorist was on Tuesday killed in an encounter with security forces during a massive, brigade-level operation by the army in Wadarbala forest in the Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district.

J&K: Encounter between security forces and militants in Handwara

An encounter broke out Tuesday between security forces and militants in Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district.

Mexico police, military kill 19 suspected criminals

Security forces killed 19 people described as suspected drug criminals in three separate clashes in Mexico`s troubled Tamaulipas state, one of the regions hardest hit by violence, officials said Wednesday.

Pakistan unearths illegal tunnel built to help flee jail inmates

Pakistan security forces today unearthed a 55 metre long tunnel dug by militants to help flee inmates by attacking Central Prison in Karachi.

40 jihadists, 17 police and army killed in Iraq clashes

The Islamic State group launched attacks on Iraqi bases in two western towns that left at least 17 members of the security forces and 40 jihadists dead, security and medical sources said today.

Forces dropping bombs from chopper, claims maoists misinformation campaign


New Delhi: The Maoists have launched a misinformation campaign against the security forces saying bombs were being airdropped from helicopters at Naxal hideouts, a charge vehemently denied by the Home Ministry.

Exchange of fire between security forces, PLFI activists in Jharkhand

An encounter between the security personnel and ultra outfit People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) has taken place in Khunti district Friday, the police said.

Two killed in crossfire between Maoist, security forces in Jharkhand

Two persons were killed and six others were injured when they were caught in an encounter between security personnel and Maoists in Gumla district of Jharkhand on Wednesday, prompting Chief Minister Hemant Soren to order a probe into the incident.

J&K: Encounter between militants, security forces in Pulwama

A fierce gunbattle is on between security forces and militants holed up in a village in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, as per reports on Tuesday.

All three JeM terrorists killed in encounter in J&K's Pulwama
All three JeM terrorists killed in encounter in J&K's Pulwama

The security forces on Tuesday killed three dreaded terrorists belonging to militant outfit  Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) after a fierce gunbattle in the Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

Suicide bombers attack Iraq forces in Ramadi, 13 killed

Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-rigged vehicles near positions of security forces in the city of Ramadi today, killing 13 people and wounding 17, Iraqi police and a doctor said.

Security forces break Iraq town's siege

Iraqi security forces Sunday broke through to the town of Amerli which had remained under siege for more than two months by the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation, security sources said.

Militants make renewed push for main Iraq refinery

Militants have launched a renewed push to seize Iraq`s main oil refinery north of Baghdad, battling security forces backed by air support, a police officer and witnesses said on Sunday.

Security forces, militants trade fire; arms recovered in Baramulla

Security forces on Saturday recovered some arms and ammunition from a forest area after exchanging fire with militants in north Kashmir`s Baramulla district, police said.

Forces bust militant hideout in Ramban, recovers cache of arms

Security forces have busted a militant hideout in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition, including 7.5 kg RDX explosive.

Security forces face toughest test with lesser men to guard citizens

The latest riot in Saharanpur, in which three lives were lost and property worth millions gutted, has shaken the nation.