The majority of the land in Kashmir has been allotted to CRPF in various south Kashmir districts, including picturesque Pahalgam tourist resort.
The police said the civilian was killed in ‘cross firing’ in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, after militants attacked security forces party.
The former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said the Centre is ‘outraged only in cases where hate politics can be lapped up to polarise people’.
The family of the CRPF jawan abducted by Naxals blocked the Jammu-Poonch highway and demanded his safe release.
The email also threatens attacks in places of worship and import installations.
Chhattisgarh Naxal Encounter: Madvi Hidma leads a pack of 180 to 250 Maoist fighters and is known for his lethal ambushes
A group of Maoists chopped off an inspector’s hand before killing him and then fled the scene with bulletproof jackets, guns, ammunition, as well as his shoes.
The Maoists rained bullets from light machine guns (LMGs) and used low-intensity improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to mount the attack that went on till evening.
The four were wounded in a hit-and-run attack in the Lawaypora area of Srinagar
The Central Reserve Police Force has had women personnel in combat since 1986 when its first 'Mahila' battalion was raised. It has six such units at present.
The incident took place in the guard room of the 133rd battalion's camp in Manika in the afternoon.
The team of security forces was out on an anti-naxal operation when the IED went off near Tadmetla village.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Firdousabad locality in Batamaloo area at around 2.30 am following information about the presence of militants there.
The Centre on Wednesday ordered 'immediate' withdrawal of about 10,000 paramilitary personnel from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The CRPF Sub-inspector hailed from Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir, while the Inspector was from Rohtak in Haryana.
The first step towards including transgender community into the central armed force is to plug the policy gap allowing them to enlist without fear of stigmatisation within their unit or corps.
The MHA has sought the opinion of all CAPFs on the modalities on implementation of commissioning third gender officers as Assistant Commandants.
The boy can be seen sitting on the dead body of his grandfather who was killed in the crossfire during a militant attack in J&K's Sopore.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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