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CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Calls For A Redefinition Of Assam Police's Role

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Addressing the inaugural session of a two-day conference of superintendents of police, Biswa Sarma said the force needs to tackle insurgency and also maintain the sovereignty of the country.

Need Better Coordination Between State Police, Central Agencies: Amit Shah At DGPs' Meet

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The home minister stressed on better coordination between the state police and other central agencies and urged the delegates for timely implementations of suggestions discussed during the conference, according to an official statement.


Terrorists Shoot Dead Police Constable In Srinagar

The terrorists fired upon JKP Constable Tausif Ahmad near his residence at SD Colony, Batamaloo in Srinagar at about 8 pm.

Assam: Two More Accused Persons Injured In Police Encounters

Aug 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

In another incident, three members of an armed kidnapping gang accused in several cases were nabbed in Goalpara district on Tuesday night and one 9 mm pistol, three cartridges and addictive pills were seized from their possession


Mizoram Govt Files Case Against Assam Cops For Theft Near Border

The Mizoram government has accused Assam police personnel of 'stealing' construction materials from a project site near the border between the two Northeastern states.

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22 August, 2021

Kashmir Court Orders Probe Into Woman’s Death Caused By Tear Smoke Shells

Naseer Ganai

The woman was killed five days after the revocation of Article 370 due to inhalation of toxic gases caused by tear smoke shells fired by police and security forces during a protest in the area.


20 August, 2021

After DGP’s Warning, Meghalaya Cops Remove Sympathy Posts On Ex-Militant's Death

Outlook Web Bureau

Some officers and constables were found to have set black flags as their display pictures or status on social media.


14 August, 2021

Kulgam Encounter: Militants Use RPG, Shoot Down Two Drones Of The Security Forces

Naseer Ganai

The security forces used rocket launchers against the militants who took refuge in a nearby building leading to the encounter


13 August, 2021

Indonesia's Army Stops 'Virginity Tests On Female Recruits

Associated Press (AP)

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Andika Perkasa said the army will no longer subject women to invasive tests in which the inspectors used their fingers to assess whether the hymen was intact.


09 August, 2021

US Cop Dies In Traffic Stop Shooting, First Woman To Be Killed On Duty In 33 Years

Associated Press (AP)

The 29-year-old Ella French's death was the first fatal shooting of a Chicago officer in the line of duty since 2018 and the first female officer fatally shot on the job in 33 years.


05 August, 2021

J&K: Militants In Auto-Rickshaw Hurl Grenade At Security Forces

Outlook Web Bureau

The militants in an auto-rickshaw hurled the grenade upon the security forces party which exploded on the roadside, a police official said.


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01 August, 2021

J&K Police Issue Order To Deny Security Clearance For Passport, Govt Services For Stone Pelters

Outlook Web Bureau

The order said digital evidence like CCTV footage, photographs, videos and audio clips, quadcopter images available in the records of the police, security forces, and security agencies be also referred during the verification.


01 August, 2021

Assam-Mizoram Border Dispute: Two States In A Union Cannot Kill Each Other

T S Haokip

There is absolutely no sane reason as to why Indians should kill themselves.


31 July, 2021

Top JeM Terrorist Involved In Pulwama Attack Killed In Encounter In Kashmir

Outlook Web Bureau

Abu Saifullah, who was also known as Adnan, Ismail and Lamboo, was involved in a series of terror attacks, including the Pulwama attack of February 14, 2019


26 July, 2021

Encounter Breaks Out Between Militants, Security Forces In J&K’s Kulgam District

Outlook Web Bureau

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Aharbal area of Kulgam district following inputs about the presence of militants there.


25 July, 2021

Nick Of Time: Cop Saves Girl From Jumping To Death At Metro Station, Watch Viral Video

Outlook Web Bureau

The girl, during the interrogation, told police that she wanted to end her life due to work-related stress.


25 July, 2021

Power Outage At Jordan Hospital Leaves Two Covid Patients Dead

Associated Press (AP)

The private Gardens Hospital where the power outage took place is being rented by the Jordanian government to treat coronavirus patients.


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23 July, 2021

US Carried Out Airstrikes In Afghanistan, Says Pentagon

PTI

Taliban with their forces is now controlling more than 400 district centres, which is more than half of Afghanistan.


Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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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