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.

Do`s & don`ts for security forces during assembly polls

Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath today asked security forces to follow standard operative procedures (SOP) during the forthcoming assembly elections in Jharkhand.

11 Afghan security force members killed in attacks

Insurgent attacks across Afghanistan have killed 11 Afghan security force members, authorities said today, as a suicide car bomb attack wounded three NATO troops.

Guerrilla hideout busted in Kashmir

Security forces Wednesday busted a guerrilla hideout in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir and recovered a large cache of arms and ammunition, a defence spokesman said.

Security forces, copter in service to curb malaria in Tripura

Central paramilitary and state forces, along with health workers, have fanned out in Tripura while a helicopter has also been pressed into service to control malaria.

Arms, ammunition recovered from militant hideout in Reasi

Security forces on Sunday busted a militant hideout and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Iraq forces launch airborne assault on Tikrit: Officials

Iraqi security forces launched an airborne assault Thursday on the militant-held city of Tikrit, seizing control of its strategically located university, officials said.

Air raids kill 32 as Iraq forces hold off assaults

Iraqi air strikes killed at least 32 people today as security forces held off attacks on a strategic town and an oil refinery, officials and witnesses said.

US special ops to assess situation in Iraq: Hagel

US special forces operatives will assess the situation on the ground in Iraq to help evaluate gaps in the Iraqi security forces and increase their capacity to counter the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said today.

Iraqi airstrike kills seven Kurdish security forces in Diyala: Police

At least seven members of the Kurdish security forces were killed in an airstrike in Iraq`s northeastern province of Diyala on Saturday, police said. The secretary general of the Kurdish security forces said however that only two people had died near the town of Jalawla in what he described as shelling, and that it was not yet clear whether Iraqi forces or militants were responsible.