Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai visited Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) headquarters in Delhi on July 27 on the occasion of 82nd Raising Day of CRPF. During his speech, Rai remembered bravery of CRPF officials during Indo-China war in1959 and said, "We are celebrating the Raising Day of CRPF and during this COVID-19 pandemic time, CRPF is continuously working to help the citizens with great bravery. In the Hot Springs area of Ladakh in October 21, 1959, when China attacked us, 10 CRPF jawans lost their lives but China had to suffer a heavier loss. This glorious history is also associated with CRPF."
Leader of Opposition of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly GC Kataria on Congress MLAs urged the central government to deploy CRPF in the state so that "the sanctity of the constitutional post is upheld". He said, "I urge the central government to not leave the law and order in the hands of Rajasthan Police and deploy CRPF here so that the sanctity of this constitutional post is upheld. Those protesting at Raj Bhawan should be driven out and all legal remedies should be used for it." Targeting Ashok Gehlot, GC Kataria said, "The manner in which you protested at Raj Bhawan and the kind of slogans which were raised, I think no other CM can do something as condemnable as this. Nation and legal experts should look into this that CM is saying that people will do 'gherao' of Raj Bhawan."
The women soldiers of Assam Rifles have been deployed in JandK's Kupwara to keep a check on weapon and drug smuggling. A soldier said, "There were inputs that women and children are being used to do smuggling, we have been brought here to curb it." 'Rifle Women' unit of the Assam Rifles has been deployed in the region for first time.
Vehicles were stuck in an overflowing water stream in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar. In a video recorded by onlookers, two vehicles can be seen stuck in the stream. One of the vehicles was seen overturning due to heavy water flow. The stream was overflowing due to heavy rainfall in the area. The incident was reported from the Bonjwah region in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar. Watch the video for more details.
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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 party after the kidnapping of BJP leader Mehraj Din Malla by terrorists in Baramulla. "Mehraj Din Malla, BJP leader and vice-president of Watergam Municipal Committee in Baramulla has been kidnapped today. I appeal Home Minister to intervene and provide security to grassroots level leaders of the party," said Manzoor Ahmad Bhat. Mehraj Din Malla, BJP leader and Vice President of Municipal Committee (MC) Watergam in Sopore area of Baramulla district was abducted on Wednesday (July 15) morning.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Vice President of Municipal Committee (MC), Mehraj Din Malla was abducted on morning of July 15. He was abducted from Watergam town in Sopore area of Baramulla district. Police have launched a search operation in the area.
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 said, "Three terrorists linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba have been killed in intervening night of July 11-12 in an encounter in Sopore. Arms and ammunition which have been seized from them shows that they were planning a big attack. Further investigation is underway".
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..