Members of a US-led coalition are ready to send roughly 1,500 security personnel to Iraq to help the Baghdad government in its fight against Islamic State group, the American commander of the war effort said Monday.
A clash erupted between two groups of supporters of PDP and Congress when some Congress workers attacked the house of a PDP activist, alleging that he was distributing cash to voters to lure them to vote in favour of PDP candidate.
On the eve of the first phase of five- stage assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP patron Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed on Monday said his party's prime agenda is to protect dignity and honour of the people of the state.
A total of 84 polling parties along with security personnel have been airlifted to polling stations set-up in far-flung and remote mountainous belts of Jammu and Kashmir for the first phase of Assembly polls on Tuesday.
Chinese authorities today reported an attack on security personnel at a checkpoint in the restive far western region of Xinjiang, confirming a days-old report by a US-backed radio service that said five were killed.
Government proposes a major policy change for bureaucrats and security personnel working in Naxal-hit and may give them special monetary benefits, out-of- turn promotions and choice posting after completing their tenure successfully in Maoist-affected places.
Nearly 90,000 security personnel have been deployed to ensure peaceful and smooth conduct of first phase of General Elections for 17 parliamentary constituencies and 119 Assembly seats in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday.