A 10-member BJP delegation, led by state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, met the four-member team from Home Ministry at the BSF office in Kolkata. MHA deputed the team to assess the ground situation amid the post-poll violence in West Bengal. Additional Secretary in Home Ministry Govind Mohan, Additional Secretary in Education Ministry Vinit Joshi, Joint Director of Intelligence Bureau Janardan Singh and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) IB, Nalin are among the team. Violence has been reported in several parts of West Bengal after post-poll results.
CRPF recovered a 7-kg improvised explosive device (IED) in Chhattisgarh. The explosive device was found by troops of CoBRA 206 Battalion. CRPF jawans destroyed the IED planted by Naxals in a controlled explosion. The IED was destroyed in the forest area of Minpa in Sukma district.
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CRPF jawan Rakeshwar Singh Manhas reached his hometown, Jammu on Friday. Rakeshwar was released last week after being abducted by Naxals in Chhattisgarh. The jawan was warmly welcomed by family, friends who put garlands around his neck. “I am very happy that I am meeting my family today. Our soldiers were brave enough to fight back the Naxals,” Rakeshwar said. Rakeshwar was abducted by Naxals during the Sukma-Bijapur encounter on April 3. Rakeshwar, who was part of security force's elite CoBRA unit, was released on April 8. 22 security personnel were killed and 31 others were injured in the fierce gunbattle.
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An encounter underway at Nathipora area of Sopore in JandK on May 05. Police and security forces are carrying out the operation. One foreign terrorist involved in killing of two councillors and a policeman (in Sopore last month), is trapped in the encounter. More details are awaited.
A soldier who was martyred in a terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir, was honoured at a wreath-laying ceremony in Srinagar on March 30. CRPF constable Jagannath Roy was injured in the Lawaypora attack on March 25, and succumbed to his injuries on March 29. Meanwhile, Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, spoke on the Sopore terror attack which occurred on March 29.
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The wreath laying ceremony of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable Jagannath Roy was performed in Srinagar. He was injured in Lawaypora terror attack on March 25. Roy succumbed to his injuries on March 29. On the other side, Councilor Shams-ud-Din Peer who was injured in Sopore attack on March 29 succumbed to his injuries in hospital on March 30. While speaking to media, IGP of Kashmir Zone, Vijay Kumar said, "Since the municipal chairman didn't inform police before the meeting and there was no additional deployment. But he (victim) had 4 gunmen including 2 PSOs. The PSOs should have retaliated to avert the incident. All four are being suspended for security lapse." "Yesterday, we nabbed an OGW who revealed that a local LeT terrorist and a Pakistani LeT terrorist visited his home a day before the incident to plan the attack. We will soon neutralize both of them," he added.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Jammu and Kashmir, Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, has appealed to Home Minister Amit Shah to intervene and urged him to provide security to grassroots level leaders of the..
Incriminating materials including huge cache of arms and ammunition were recovered during Sopore encounter on July 12. While briefing about the encounter, Mohammad Suleman Choudhary, DIG of Baramulla..
An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in the early hours of July 13 in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district. The encounter took place at Srigufwara area of Anantnag. Police and..