A personnel belonging to 33 Battalion of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) was injured in a Naxal-provoked IED blast in Chattisgarh on January 14, said a police superintendent. He said that firing continued for 10 minutes after the blast at 12:55 pm near Padkalbeda village. The injured jawan was evacuated to hospital for treatment. As per police, the battalion was out for railway line protection duty.
The Kejriwal Government has proposed to provide ex gratia of Rs 1 crore to each family of six martyred personnel including three from the Indian Air Force, two from Delhi Police, and one from the city’s Civil Defence sector. The proposal was approved by the cabinet on July 24. The government promised to stand by the families of paramilitary, army, police, and civil defence personnel living in the city. … read-more
In Odisha's Malkangiri district, police have killed two Maoists including a female in the wee hours of December 13. The police have revealed that Maoists opened fire on the Special Operations Group and District Voluntary Forces which were on routine exercise in Gajalmamudi village. The police had killed them in retaliation and have recovered one INSAS rifle, one SLR rifle, bullets, Maoists literature and kit bags from the encounter site.
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The Indian army is conducting a arms training camp for women at Reasi district in Pir Panjal Ranges of Jammu and Kashmir. Under this initiative, the Indian army will train the women, who are interested and wish to join the security forces, in academics, physical fitness, and in weapon handling. The training program aims to empower the local women and provide them opportunities "to contribute to nation-building".
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On August 12, militants attacked security forces in Jammu & Kashmir's Sopore area. As per reports, a couple of rounds of fire were shot at the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir Police at Hygam area in Baramulla district. No casualties were reported. However, "one army jawan has sustained injures and is being treated," said a senior police officer.
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Reportedly, 37 police personnel were suspended on August 1 due to dereliction of duty after they had failed to turn up at the scheduled time to join the security arrangement duty for Eid-ul-Zuha in the northwest district. All 37 police personnel were part of the reserve force of Deputy Commissioner of Police (northwest), Vijayanta Arya. Their unprofessional conduct angered DCP Arya, who suspended them all.
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An encounter broke out between terrorists and the Indian Security Forces in Jammu and Kashmir, on July 11. Three terrorists have been killed and their ammunitions were ceized. “As the joint team cordoned the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists fired upon the searching party. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, and an encounter started in the area.” said an officer. The Reban area of Sopore was the location where the encounter broke… read-more
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Absconding criminal Vikas Dubey was arrested at Ujjain Mahakal Temple, Madhya Pradesh (MP) On July 9 after officials pursued him for the killing of the eight police officers. He was recognized by the security personnel at the temple from his earlier visits. "The government is going to do what is appropriate," said Dubey's mother Sarla Devi, and added that he visits the temple every year, despite having in-laws in MP.
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