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Supreme Court pulls up CBI's SIT in Manipur fake encounters probe

The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the CBI's SIT, probing alleged extra-judicial killings and fake encounters by the Army, Assam Rifles and police in insurgency-hit Manipur, for not registering the required number of FIRs as directed by it earlier.

Jan 16, 2018, 16:51 PM IST

Over 445,000 Afghans displaced by conflict, insurgency in 2017

More than 1 million Afghans have been displaced due to conflicts since 2001 as worsening security situation has forced the people to leave for safer places.

Jan 03, 2018, 13:28 PM IST

Sudan clashes kill 10 in Darfur: State media

Ten members of Sudan's controversial counter-insurgency unit have been killed in clashes with fighters loyal to a powerful militia leader in war-torn Darfur, the official SUNA news agency reported today.

Nov 27, 2017, 08:11 AM IST

Northeast's insurgency reduced by 75 per cent with NIA's efficiency: Union Minister Rajnath Singh

He added that the way NIA probes the matter is tremendous as the conviction rate goes up to 95 per cent.

Aug 20, 2017, 13:58 PM IST

J&K situation 'better' than last year: Minister

The situation in Jammu and Kashmir has improved as compared to last year since there has been a decrease in the stone pelting incidents amid a surge in counter-insurgency operations, Information Minister Choudhary Zulfikar Ali said on Tuesday.

Aug 08, 2017, 19:21 PM IST

Myanmar forces kill 3 in raid on 'terrorist training camps': State media

Myanmar security forces have killed three people in raids on "terrorist" training camps run by Rohingya Muslim militants in the north of Rakhine state, state media reported on Thursday.

Jun 22, 2017, 08:48 AM IST

Northeast has suffered due to insurgency, Centre is committed to developing the region: Rajnath Singh

The Centre is committed to fast tracking the development initiatives in the Northeastern region, Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

Jun 12, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

Insurgency in Northeast on decline as security forces break backbone of terror outfits, says Rajnath Singh

Singh said the security forces have been able to break the backbone of the Bodo insurgent group NDFB(S) and as a result, insurgency related violence has been on the decline over the past three years of the Modi government. 

Jun 03, 2017, 16:43 PM IST

Terrorism, insurgency are anti-development: M Venkaiah Naidu

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the only way for development of the North-east is peace and terrorism and Insurgency are anti-development.

Apr 18, 2017, 15:08 PM IST

Will ensure best security arrangements for J&K bypolls: CRPF

Though militant activities have increased in Jammu and Kashmir, the security forces will ensure best possible arrangements for the upcoming Lok Sabha by-polls, a top CRPF official said today.

Apr 04, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai fighting: Army

Ten members of Egypt`s security forces were killed when their vehicles were hit by two improvised bombs during a military operation against suspected militants in the Sinai peninsula, the army said on Thursday.

Mar 23, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

Manipur at 'crossroads' — Violence, corruption and much more

Manipur, literally meaning the land of ‘jewel’, seems to be inadvertently losing out its flavor of what it used to be known for in the past. With the state entangling in never-ending conflicts, Manipur, which boasts of its exotic landscapes, today finds itself in ‘complete mayhem’.

Mar 03, 2017, 19:10 PM IST

Demonetisation a ''historic'' decision towards poor''s welfare: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday termed the November 8 demonetisation as a "historic" and "bold" move towards welfare of the poor, while serving as crippling blow to terror, fake currency note racket, and insurgency.

Jan 07, 2017, 19:52 PM IST

13 insurgents, one civilian killed in clashes Afghanistan's Kunar region

At least 13 insurgents and a civilian have been killed in a Taliban attack in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province.

Apr 14, 2016, 14:19 PM IST

Afghan Taliban announce start of `spring offensive`

The Afghan Taliban announced on Tuesday the start of their "spring offensive" even as the government in Kabul tries to bring the insurgents back to the negotiating table to end their drawn-out conflict.

Apr 12, 2016, 12:16 PM IST

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Feb 21, 2016, 21:11 PM IST

National insurgency: Is opposition trying to destabilise the government?

Prime Minister Modi Scandalizes by saying oppositions are trying to unstabilize the government.

Feb 21, 2016, 21:09 PM IST

Naxals torch bus in Dantewada, none hurt

Naxals on Sunday set on fire a bus after asking its occupants to alight in Dantewada district.

Nov 23, 2015, 19:13 PM IST

Seven Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh: Police

Seven Maoists have surrendered in insurgency hit Sukma district of Chhattisharh.

Nov 10, 2015, 10:40 AM IST

Insurgency has affected criminal justice system in Northeast: Rajnath Singh

Prolonged insurgency has affected the criminal justice system in Northeast with the rate of prosecution of criminals just five per cent in some states in the region as compared to the national figure of over 85 per cent, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Saturday.

Jul 11, 2015, 14:55 PM IST