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Six CRPF troopers hurt in accidental blast


September 21st, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 20 (IANS) Six troopers of paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were Thursday injured in an accidental smoke shell blast during training in Jammu and Kashmir, official sources ... Read more...

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Kashmir shuts to protest anti-Islam video


September 18th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) A protest shutdown over a US-made anti-Islam video, called by local traders, transporters and some religious organizations, affected normal life here and other places in the ... Read more...

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Protests erupt against blasphemous video in Srinagar


September 14th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Dozens of Kashmiri protestors raised anti-US slogans against the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims" after Friday prayers at several places in Srinagar in the afternoon.Protests ... Read more...

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Arrested militant did business in Nepal: family


September 13th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) The family of the militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, arrested in Kashmir for the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 to Afghanistan, Thursday said he was working as ... Read more...

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Three injured in Assam grenade blast


September 11th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 11 (IANS) Three people were injured in a grenade attack by suspected militants in Bongaigaon town in Assam's Bongaigaon district Tuesday evening, police said.The blast took place under ... Read more...

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High security in Assam after ULFA messages intercepted


September 10th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 10 (IANS) Assam Police have intensified security arrangements after intelligence inputs that the anti-dialogue faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) led by Paresh Baruah alias ... Read more...

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Maoists kill CRPF trooper in Bihar


September 9th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 9 (IANS) A CRPF trooper was killed and five security personnel were injured in a gun-battle with the Maoists Sunday in Bihar's Aurangabad district, police said.Police officials in ... Read more...

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Guwahati blast: 50 detained, ULFA claims responsibility


September 9th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 9 (IANS) Police have detained 50 people following a grenade attack in the city's Paltan Bazar area but police were yet to confirm the hand of any militant ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits life in Kashmir


September 4th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 4 (IANS) Life in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir valley was partially affected due to a shutdown call by separatists Tuesday.Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali ... Read more...

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40-kg explosive device defused in Chhattisgarh


September 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 1 (IANS) Security forces foiled a bid by Maoist ultras to trigger a massive blast in Bijapur district by defusing a powerful explosive device buried beneath the road ... Read more...

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Maoist base destroyed in Chhattisgarh


August 28th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 28 (IANS) In an overnight operation, joint team of district police and CRPF destroyed a Maoist hideout located in the dense forest after a gunfight in Chhattisgarh's Gariaband ... Read more...

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Two guerrillas gunned down in Chhattisgarh


August 25th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 25 (IANS) In an overnight fierce gun-battle, security forces gunned down two Maoist ultras and arrested four woman insurgents in Narayanpur district, police said Saturday.Narayanpur district is located ... Read more...

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Guerrilla module busted in Srinagar


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) A separatist guerrilla module has been busted in the Srinagar capital city with the arrest of two Kashmir Islamic Movement militants, and a huge cache of ... Read more...

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16 arrested in Bangalore, northeast exodus subsides (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Sixteen people have been arrested in Bangalore, eight for spreading rumours leading to flight of people from the northeast people from here and eight for ... Read more...

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Omar asks separatists to abjure violence (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday again urged separatists to join the dialogue process for lasting peace in the state.Addressing the main Independence Day ... Read more...

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Suicides increase in paramilitary forces


August 8th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The number of suicides in paramilitary forces BSF and CRPF has increased in recent years, Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra Singh said Wednesday.Suicides ... Read more...

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Two CRPF troopers killed in Chhattisgarh blast (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Two CRPF troopers were killed after Maoist guerrillas blew up their vehicle in Chhattisgarh Tuesday, police said.The IED blast occurred near Basaguda in Bijapur district, around ... Read more...

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Two CRPF troopers killed in Chhattisgarh blast


August 7th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Two CRPF troopers were killed after their vehicle was blown up in a blast triggered by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district Tuesday, an official said.The incident ... Read more...

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CRPF trooper hurt, eight landmines found in Jharkhand


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) A CRPF trooper was injured Friday in a gun battle with Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand's Palamau district, police said.Police recovered eight landmines planted by the Maoists ... Read more...

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CRPF denies any involvement, statement on Kashmir youth’s death


August 1st, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officials here Tuesday labelled as "uncalled for and mischievous" a media report quoting one of its officers on the death of ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown mars life in Kashmir


July 28th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Life was adversely affected here and in other major towns of the valley Saturday following a shutdown called by the separatists to protest the killing of ... Read more...

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Separatist leaders put under house arrest in Srinagar


July 27th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 27 (IANS) All senior separatist leaders in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital were put under house arrest Friday to ward off a law and order problem over ... Read more...

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CRPF personnel pedal away in Kashmir


July 24th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) Ninety CRPF personnel Tuesday began a 120-km cycle 'yatra' from here, a dramatic development in a state where security forces would not dare to ride bicycles ... Read more...

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Two CRPF men killed, 5 injured in Maoist ambush


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 23 (IANS) Two CRPF personnel were killed and five injured in a gun battle with Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand Monday, police said.The CRPF personnel were attacked in the ... Read more...

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SC sets up panel to study Amarnath deaths (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set up a high-powered committee, headed by the Jammu and Kashmir governor, to study reasons for the growing number of ... Read more...

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Maoist regional commander killed in Jharkhand


July 20th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 20 (IANS) A top Maoist leader, carrying a Rs.17 lakh reward on his head, was killed in a gun battle with policemen in Jharkhand's Chatra district Friday, police ... Read more...

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SC sets up panel to study Amarnath deaths (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set up a high-powered committee, headed by the Jammu and Kashmir governor, to study reasons for the growing number of ... Read more...

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SC sets up panel to study Amarnath deaths


July 20th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set up a high-powered committee headed by the Jammu and Kashmir governor to study the reasons for growing number of ... Read more...

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Villagers shun Chhattisgarh ‘carnage’ probe


July 14th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 14 (IANS) The T.P. Sharma judicial commission, probing the killings of two people in police action in four Chhattisgarh villages, completed its two-day sitting but without recording statements ... Read more...

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CRPF troopers defuse bomb on Jammu-Srinagar highway


July 12th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Alert troopers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Thursday averted a major tragedy on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway by timely detecting and defusing an improvised ... Read more...

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Haryana health minister among six injured in accident


July 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) Haryana's Health Minister Narender Singh was among six people injured Monday in an accident involving his car and a CRPF vehicle in Chandigarh's high security area, ... Read more...

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Chattisgarh gunfight genuine, sorry if any innocents died: Chidambaram


July 5th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday asserted that 17 suspected Maoists were gunned down in Chattisgarh late last month in a "genuine" gunfight, but said ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh has notorious record of tribal killings: Minister


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) As controversy rages over security forces killing people in an anti-Maoist operation in Chhattisgarh some days back, Union Tribal Affairs Minister V. Kishore Chandra Deo ... Read more...

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Allegations against force stereotypical: CRPF chief


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Monday dismissed allegations that its anti-Maoist operation had led to the killing of innocent villagers in Chattisgarh last week, ... Read more...

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CRPF recovers air pistol at Amarnath Yatra base camp


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) Security forces Monday recovered an air pistol at Baltal base camp of the Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir, which was reportedly thrown inside a toilet ... Read more...

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