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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Amid threats to his life over Covishield vaccine supplies, the CEO of Serum Institute of India, the world's largest vaccine maker, has got Y category security. The centre granted SII CEO Adar Poonawalla enhanced security cover by the CRPF amid widespread anger over the pricing of the vaccine made by them.
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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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Terrorists launched an attack at a municipal office in Jammu & Kashmir on March 29. The attack during a meeting of councillors led to the death of one of them. A police personnel also died in the strike. After the attack in north Kashmir's Sopore, massive security was deployed in the area to track the killers. An injured person was taken to a hospital in Srinagar. Ex-J&K CM and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah, and Srinagar Mayor Junaid Mattu condemned the attack. Watch the full video for more.
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Terrorists attacked Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) party in Lawaypora area in Srinagar on March 25. One CRPF personnel lost his life and three got injured in the incident. According to IG Kashmir, LeT is involved in the attack. Further details awaited.
Ahead of the Assam assembly polls, while addressing a public rally in Majuli district on March 22, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said, "Congress ruled for 15 years. Many terror outfits killed people. Our security jawans were killed. No probe was done. Bullets, guns and people getting killed are a thing of the past since we have come." "Terrorists surrendered, left terrorism and entered in mainstream, he added.
Tariq Ahmed Patloo operates Srinagar's first floating ambulance service. Tariq's boat has been built into an ambulance. It floats on the Dal Lake of Jammu and Kashmir.
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Security forces eliminated three terrorists during an encounter in the Kakapora area of Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir. Forces had launched a search and cordon operation after they received information about presence of terrorists in the area. The operation turned into an encounter when the terrorists fired on the security forces. Several incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from the slain terrorists. IG Kashmir Police later confirmed to a news agency that the terrorists were involved in the attack on BJP leader Amwar Khan in Nowgam area on Thursday. Watch the full video for all the details.
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An encounter is underway at Kakapora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district between security forces and terrorists. Army received information about terrorists hiding in the residential area. More details are awaited.
A house guard of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Anwar Khan was killed after his residence was attacked by terrorists on Thursday in Srinagar's Nowgam, Jammu and Kashmir police said. "One sentry Rameez Ahmad, critically injured in the attack succumbed to his injuries," said the police. This is not the first time that Khan has been attacked by terrorists. In 2018, terrorists had opened fire at the BJP leader at Khanmoh area in the Pulwama district. A police officer who was guarding him was injured in that attack. Watch the full video for more details.
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The wildlife authorities in Jammu and Kashmir (JandK) have conducted a census of endangered Hangul (Kashmiri stag) found mainly in mountainous regions of the valley. The week-long population count was conducted in Dachigam National Park and other wildlife reserves including in Tral and Ganderbal. Dachigam National Park is the only sanctuary with viable population of Hangul. Around 270 people comprising researchers, scholars, students and other people belonging to different government and non-government organisations participated in the exercise under the supervision of wildlife and environmental experts from April 03-09.
Two terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Tral on April 09. Encounter between security forces and terrorist is underway in Tral's Nowbugh area. More details are awaited. At the same time, another encounter is underway in Shopian district where 5 unidentified terrorists have been neutralised.
Two terrorists belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammad were killed in an encounter in Budgam, Jammu & Kashmir. One of the slain terrorist is reportedly a Pakistani national while another is a resident of Pulwama..
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Jammu and Kashmir police and security forces killed one more unidentified terrorist in an encounter in the Hakripora area of Pulwama district on Tuesday, taking the total count of terrorists killed to..
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